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Taye Diggs

Taye Diggs

Birthday: 2 January 1971, Newark, New Jersey, USA
Birth Name: Scott L. Diggs
Height: 178 cm

Taye Diggs was born in Newark, New Jersey, and was raised in Rochester, New York. He is the son of Marcia (Berry), a teacher and actress, and Andre Young, a visual artist. When he was a child, his mot ...Show more

Taye Diggs
You just don't see the same type of all-purpose entertainers nowadays. You just don't see the same type of all-purpose entertainers nowadays.
I've always been attracted to women who are assertive and have confidence - qualities older women po Show more I've always been attracted to women who are assertive and have confidence - qualities older women possess. They've been on the Earth a little longer. They're more seasoned. They don't play games. They know what they want, and they're not afraid to tell you. Hide
Not one role that I've played has been written specifically for me. Not one role that I've played has been written specifically for me.
It's a trip but it hasn't crossed over to the point where women are throwing their panties at me. It's a trip but it hasn't crossed over to the point where women are throwing their panties at me.
I jump at any chance to go back into theater. I jump at any chance to go back into theater.
I'm going through a stage where the dumbest things make me bawl. I feel like I need to see a shrink. I'm going through a stage where the dumbest things make me bawl. I feel like I need to see a shrink.
One of my favorite films is 'Pretty Woman.' One of my favorite films is 'Pretty Woman.'
I would love for film to go back to those days where you had to be able to do everything just to get Show more I would love for film to go back to those days where you had to be able to do everything just to get by. Hide
On the set I never know what day of the week it is. On the set I never know what day of the week it is.
But then all that died down and as far as casting was concerned it didn't really matter that I had b Show more But then all that died down and as far as casting was concerned it didn't really matter that I had been on Broadway. Hide
I think I am less of a prankster and more of a jokester. I think I am less of a prankster and more of a jokester.
I keep all my clothes on in House on Haunted Hill, Mary Jane's Last Dance, and The Way of the Gun. I keep all my clothes on in House on Haunted Hill, Mary Jane's Last Dance, and The Way of the Gun.
I'm living my life and I found a woman who I love. I'm living my life and I found a woman who I love.
I'm always up for going back to the stage. I'm always up for going back to the stage.
The Wood was about young people and the other one is more of a grown up movie. The Wood was about young people and the other one is more of a grown up movie.
The only tough thing is admitting to my wife how much a certain article of clothing costs. The only tough thing is admitting to my wife how much a certain article of clothing costs.
The whole issue is that everyone would love to do theater, but it doesn't pay enough, so to do music Show more The whole issue is that everyone would love to do theater, but it doesn't pay enough, so to do music theater on TV, that's the ultimate dream. Hide
All my friends from my past would know me as Scott Diggs. Taye Diggs comes from Scott-taye. When I w Show more All my friends from my past would know me as Scott Diggs. Taye Diggs comes from Scott-taye. When I went to college I liked it because it was so different and I have an infatuation with nicknames. Hide
I failed chemistry. I almost failed algebra. I failed chemistry. I almost failed algebra.
Like I went out to a predominantly black club last night and nobody said anything and I was wishing Show more Like I went out to a predominantly black club last night and nobody said anything and I was wishing somebody would so that someone would dance with me. Hide
I love apple juice. I love apple juice.
I'm a choreographer and I love watching 'The Bachelorette.' I'm a choreographer and I love watching 'The Bachelorette.'
Live theater is my favorite of all the mediums that I have worked in, so I have every intention on c Show more Live theater is my favorite of all the mediums that I have worked in, so I have every intention on coming back to Broadway. Hide
I complained to my mother about wanting to look less like myself and more like my friends. My mother Show more I complained to my mother about wanting to look less like myself and more like my friends. My mother then gave me a lesson in embracing my differences and loving them despite what others said. Hide
My wife never throws anything at me that I can't handle. My wife never throws anything at me that I can't handle.
I'm always singing and dancing and getting up in people's faces. I'm always singing and dancing and getting up in people's faces.
Growing up, I was a nerd. With actual taped eyeglasses. Growing up, I was a nerd. With actual taped eyeglasses.
I'm awful with directions, and I'm not very handy around the house. I'm awful with directions, and I'm not very handy around the house.
The large ensemble cast and the fact that it was being shot in New York, combined with a lot of stro Show more The large ensemble cast and the fact that it was being shot in New York, combined with a lot of strong positive images as far as African Americans are concerned, really turned me on to The Best Man. Hide
Taye Diggs's FILMOGRAPHY
as Actor (81)
Taye Diggs Taye Diggs'S roles
Eddie Baker
Eddie Baker

Detective Brett Hopper
Detective Brett Hopper

Benjamin Coffin III
Benjamin Coffin III

Capper
Capper

Dr. Sam Bennett
Dr. Sam Bennett

Coach Billy Baker
Coach Billy Baker

Harper Stewart
Harper Stewart

Brandt
Brandt

Vargas
Vargas

Langston
Langston

Angelo Dubois, Angelo DuBois
Angelo Dubois, Angelo DuBois

Artie
Artie

Winston Shakespeare
Winston Shakespeare

Dr. Sam Bennett
Dr. Sam Bennett

Sean James
Sean James

Bandleader
Bandleader

Secret Service Agent Wesley
Secret Service Agent Wesley

Charles Coleman, Sr.
Charles Coleman, Sr.

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