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Daveed Diggs

 
Bio:
Diggs is best known for his unforgettable performance as Lafayette/Thomas Jefferson in the smash hit Hamilton for which he won a Tony Award. Other theatre credits include Word Becomes Flesh, In the Red and Brown Water, Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train, The Tempest, Troilus and Cressida, and Mirrors in ... (read complete bio)
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Bio:
Diggs is best known for his unforgettable performance as Lafayette/Thomas Jefferson in the smash hit Hamilton for which he won a Tony Award. Other theatre credits include Word Becomes Flesh, In the Red and Brown Water, Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train, The Tempest, Troilus and Cressida, and Mirrors in ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
The Public Theater World Premiere, 2019
Leo
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Marquis de Lafayette
Thomas Jefferson
  [Off-Broadway]
World Premiere Production, 2015
Marquis De Lafayette
Thomas Jefferson

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Marqell Edward Clayton as Daveed Diggs with The Fresh Prince of Big Hair. Photo Courtesy of Musical Theatre West. Credit: Caught In The Moment.

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Aneesa Folds, Anthony Veneziale, Kaila Mullady, Tarik Davis, Andrew Bancroft, Daveed  Photo

Aneesa Folds, Anthony Veneziale, Kaila Mullady, Tarik Davis, Andrew Bancroft, Daveed Diggs

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Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
The Public Theater World Premiere, 2019
Leo

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Marquis de Lafayette

Thomas Jefferson

  [Off-Broadway]
World Premiere Production, 2015
Marquis De Lafayette

Thomas Jefferson

Daveed Diggs Biography

Diggs is best known for his unforgettable performance as Lafayette/Thomas Jefferson in the smash hit Hamilton for which he won a Tony Award. Other theatre credits include Word Becomes Flesh, In the Red and Brown Water, Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train, The Tempest, Troilus and Cressida, and Mirrors in Every Corner. TV credits include Snowpiercer, The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Black-ish, Central Park, Bob's Burgers. Film credits include Wonder, Ferdinand, Blindspotting, and Soul. Diggs is currently set to voice Sebastian in Disney's live-action remake of The Little Mermaid.

Daveed Diggs Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2019 - Outstanding Actor in a Play
Daveed Diggs, White Noise
 
Drama League Awards - 2016 - Distinguished Performance Award
Daveed Diggs, Hamilton
 
Tony Awards - 2016 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical Gold Star
Daveed Diggs, Hamilton
 
Drama League Awards - 2015 - Distinguished Performance Award
Daveed Diggs, Hamilton
 
The Lortels - 2015 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Gold Star
Daveed Diggs, Hamilton
 
Theatre World Awards - 2015 - Theatre World Award Gold Star
Daveed Diggs, Hamilton

Daveed Diggs News

A VICIOUS CIRCLE Will Have an Industry Reading Next Week Photo A VICIOUS CIRCLE Will Have an Industry Reading Next Week
by Stephi Wild - May 11, 2022

A new play about the decades-long, tempestuous friendship between Dorothy Parker and Robert Benchley will receive an industry reading on Wednesday, May 18, 2022.

Matt Merchant To Join SPAMILTON: AN AMERICAN PARODY as King George at Musical Theatre Photo Matt Merchant To Join SPAMILTON: AN AMERICAN PARODY as King George at Musical Theatre West
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 4, 2022

Musical Theatre West will welcome a familiar face to take on the iconic role of King George for the final weekend of Spamilton: An American Parody.

Christina Sajous, Wesley Taylor & More to Star in CO-FOUNDERS at Joe's Pub Photo Christina Sajous, Wesley Taylor & More to Star in CO-FOUNDERS at Joe's Pub
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 31, 2022

TheatreC & Rhyme Combinator announced today the complete cast for CO-FOUNDERS, a new hip hop musical about the two most unlikely partners in Silicon Valley, that will have a one-night-only concert on Saturday, April 9th at 7:00pm at Joe’s Pub (425 Lafayette Street).

Michael Aronov Joins TNT's SNOWPIERCER Season Four Photo Michael Aronov Joins TNT's SNOWPIERCER Season Four
by Michael Major - Mar 28, 2022

Season four adds new cast members Clark Gregg (“Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” “The Avengers,” “Thor”) and Tony¼ Award winner Michael Aronov (“The Drop,” “The Americans,” “Operation Finale”), and new showrunner and executive producer, Emmy¼  nominee  Paul Zbyszewski (“Lost,” “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” “Helstrom”).

Jason Graae Joins Musical Theatre West Production Of SPAMILTON: AN AMERICAN PARODY Photo Jason Graae Joins Musical Theatre West Production Of SPAMILTON: AN AMERICAN PARODY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 25, 2022

Get your tickets for a night of side-splitting satire! Musical Theatre West is excited to announce that the highly-anticipated cameo role of King George will be played by Broadway and musical theatre star Jason Graae in the Long Beach premiere of Spamilton: An American Parody.

Long Beach's Musical Theatre West to Present SPAMILTON: AN AMERICAN PARODY Photo Long Beach's Musical Theatre West to Present SPAMILTON: AN AMERICAN PARODY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 17, 2022

Musical Theatre West has announced the Long Beach premiere of Spamilton: An American Parody written and created by Gerard Alessandrini (Forbidden Broadway), directed and choreographed by Gerry McIntyre, with music direction by Wilkie Ferguson III.

TheatreC & Rhyme Combinator to Present CO-FOUNDERS at Joe's Pub Photo TheatreC & Rhyme Combinator to Present CO-FOUNDERS at Joe's Pub
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 17, 2022

TheatreC & Rhyme Combinator will present CO-FOUNDERS, a new hip hop musical about the two most unlikely partners in Silicon Valley, for a one-night-only concert on Saturday, April 9th at 7:00pm at Joe’s Pub (425 Lafayette Street).

Josh Gad Says 'You Are the Music' is One of His Favorite Parts of CENTRAL PARK Photo Josh Gad Says 'You Are the Music' is One of His Favorite Parts of CENTRAL PARK
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 12, 2022

Josh Gad tweeted this morning that 'You Are the Music,' a song that appeared on the animated musical comedy series, Central Park, is one of his personal favorite parts of working on the show. 'Central Park,' the critically acclaimed, hit animated musical comedy series, returned with eight all-new episodes on Friday, March 4 on Apple TV+.

Broadway Streaming Guide: March 2022 - Where to Watch WEST SIDE STORY & More New Rele Photo Broadway Streaming Guide: March 2022 - Where to Watch WEST SIDE STORY & More New Releases!
by Michael Major - Mar 5, 2022

What to streamThis March, Broadway fans will be treated with several new albums, concerts, and television shows to binge. From Steven Spielberg's acclaimed film adaption of West Side Story to new episodes of Central Park, check out what's coming to streaming services this month!

Wake Up With BWW 3/1: SAG Awards, FOR COLORED GIRLS... Casting, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 3/1: SAG Awards, FOR COLORED GIRLS... Casting, and More!
by - Mar 1, 2022

Today's top stories include the SAG Awards, which were held this past weekend. Plus, The Book of Mormon has announced a new National Tour, casting has been announced for the Broadway run of for colored girls who have considered suicide/ when the rainbow is enuf, and more!

Daveed Diggs Videos

VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Daveed Diggs and Leslie Odom Jr.  Open the SAG Awards VideoVIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Daveed Diggs and Leslie Odom Jr. Open the SAG Awards
by Stephi Wild - Feb 28, 2022

The 28th Screen Actors Guild Awards, which honor some of the year's best television and film performances by actors, aired on Sunday, February 27. To open this year's ceremony, original Hamilton stars Lin-Manuel Miranda, Daveed Diggs and Leslie Odom Jr. reunited to give a speech.

VIDEO: Josh Gad, Rory O'Malley, Tituss Burgess & Emmy Raver-Lampman Sing New CENTRAL  VideoVIDEO: Josh Gad, Rory O'Malley, Tituss Burgess & Emmy Raver-Lampman Sing New CENTRAL PARK Song
by Michael Major - Jan 21, 2022

In a first look at the second half of the new season, Josh Gad and Rory O’Malley reunite for a catchy musical number called “You are the Music.' The song is written by Kristen Anderson-Lopez & Robert Lopez and also features Tituss Burgess and Emmy Raver-Lampman. Watch the new music video now!

VIDEO: First Look at the Return Broadway Engagement of FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME VideoVIDEO: First Look at the Return Broadway Engagement of FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 18, 2021

Before Hamilton and In The Heights, there was Freestyle Love Supreme, the highly-acclaimed improv sensation conceived by Anthony Veneziale and created by Thomas Kail, Lin Manuel Miranda and Anthony Veneziale.

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of HAMILTON Accept the Emmy for Outstanding Variety Special (Pr VideoVIDEO: Watch the Cast of HAMILTON Accept the Emmy for Outstanding Variety Special (Pre-Recorded)
by Stage Tube - Sep 20, 2021

Tony Award-winner Renée Elise Goldsberry accepted the award, delivering a moving speech that urged for more collaboration between television and live theatre performances. Leslie Odom Jr., Daveed Diggs, Phillipa Soo, Jonathan Groff, and more accompanied her onstage.

BWW Exclusive: Leslie Odom Jr. & Kathryn Hahn Sing About Owen & Paige's Proposal Stor VideoBWW Exclusive: Leslie Odom Jr. & Kathryn Hahn Sing About Owen & Paige's Proposal Story on CENTRAL PARK!
by Stage Tube - Jul 22, 2021

The star-studded ensemble cast of CENTRAL PARK features Josh Gad, Leslie Odom Jr., Daveed Diggs, Emmy Raver-Lampman, Kathryn Hahn, Tituss Burgess, and Stanley Tucci.

VIDEO: First Look at Friday's New Episode of CENTRAL PARK! VideoVIDEO: First Look at Friday's New Episode of CENTRAL PARK!
by Stage Tube - Jul 7, 2021

Watch a sneak peek at “Down To The Underwire.” When Molly needs a new bra, Owen takes her shopping. Helen finds a key that could finally reveal whether she's in Bitsy’s will.

VIDEO: Watch a Preview Clip From This Week's Episode of CENTRAL PARK, Featuring Lesli VideoVIDEO: Watch a Preview Clip From This Week's Episode of CENTRAL PARK, Featuring Leslie Odom Jr.!
by Stage Tube - Jun 30, 2021

Watch a clip featuring a renowned voice cast that includes Josh Gad, Leslie Odom Jr., Daveed Diggs, Emmy Raver-Lampman, Kathryn Hahn, Tituss Burgess and Stanley Tucci.

BWW Interview: CENTRAL PARK Creators Loren Bouchard & Nora Smith Share Their Favorite VideoBWW Interview: CENTRAL PARK Creators Loren Bouchard & Nora Smith Share Their Favorite Musical Moments From Season Two!
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jun 25, 2021

The first three episodes of the second season of Apple TV comedy musical series 'Central Park' dropped today! 

VIDEO: Watch a Sneak Peek at Season Two of Musical Animated Series CENTRAL PARK! VideoVIDEO: Watch a Sneak Peek at Season Two of Musical Animated Series CENTRAL PARK!
by Stage Tube - Jun 22, 2021

Hear Stanley Tucci's voice embodying Bitsy Brandenham in the sneak peek clip.

VIDEO: Josh Gad Talks About His Musical Animated Series CENTRAL PARK! VideoVIDEO: Josh Gad Talks About His Musical Animated Series CENTRAL PARK!
by Stage Tube - Jun 16, 2021

In season two of “Central Park,” created, written and executive produced by Loren Bouchard, Josh Gad and Nora Smith, the Tillerman family continues to navigate living in and caring for the world’s most famous park.


Daveed Diggs Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Daveed Diggs been in?
Daveed Diggs has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Daveed Diggs been in?
Daveed Diggs has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Daveed Diggs been nominated for?
Outstanding Actor in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for White Noise , Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Hamilton , Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Hamilton , Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Hamilton Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical (The Lortels) for Hamilton and Theatre World Award (Theatre World Awards) for Hamilton .

What awards has Daveed Diggs won?
Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Hamilton Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical (The Lortels) for Hamiltonand Theatre World Award (Theatre World Awards) for Hamilton.