Scott Leo 'Taye' Diggs (conceived January 2, 1971) is an American on-screen character and vocalist. He is known for his jobs in the Broadway musicals Rent and Hedwig and the Angry Inch, the TV arrangement Private Practice, the movies How Stella Got Her Groove Back, Brown Sugar, The Best Man and its spin-off, The Best Man Holiday. Somewhere in the range of 2014 and 2016, he featured as Inspector Terry English in Murder in the First. Diggs, born in Newark, New Jersey, and experienced childhood in Rochester,
New York. His mom, Marcia (née Berry), is an educator and entertainer, and his dad, Andre Young, is a visual craftsman. When he was a kid, his mom wedded Jeffries Diggs, whose surname Taye took. His moniker, Taye, originates from the energetic way to express Scotty as 'Scotty.' He is the most seasoned of five kids. He has two siblings, Gabriel and Michael, and two sisters, Christian and Shalom.
He went to Allendale Columbia School in Rochester and later moved to School of the Arts. He got a BFA in melodic performance center from Syracuse University. In 1996, Diggs started the job of the proprietor Benny in Jonathan Larson's Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning Rent, which likewise featured his future spouse,
Idina Menzel. After Rent, he showed up as Mr. Dark inverse Idina Menzel's character of Kate in Andrew Lippa's off-Broadway generation of The Wild Party at Manhattan Theater Club. Diggs likewise played The Bandleader in the 2002 film rendition of the long-running Broadway restoration of Chicago and filled in as Billy Flynn on Broadway. He additionally briefly filled in for
Norbert Leo Butz (a unique Rent reserve) as the adoration intrigue Fiyero of Menzel's Elphaba character in Wicked. In 2003, Diggs shown up on the TV show Punk'd in the wake of being deceived by
Ashton Kutcher, while getting registration at a Punk'd-worked specialist's office. In mid-2006, Diggs visitor featured for a few scenes as Will Truman's adoration intrigue, James, on the eighth period of Will and Grace.
In May, ABC got his pilot, Day Break, in which he depicted an investigator caught around the same time and compelled to remember it to demonstrate his innocence of homicide; the show appeared in mid-November 2006, however, was suddenly dropped because of discouraging evaluations. Despite the fact that his film and TV profession keep on pushing ahead, despite everything he comes back to the stage much of the time. He was seen inverse James McDaniel in Charles Fuller's A Soldier's Play at Second Stage Theater in New York. Diggs co-featured as Sam Bennett inverse Kate Walsh in Private Practice, the turn off of Gray's Anatomy, which kept running for six seasons from 2007 until 2013. Diggs had a visitor job on The West Wing as a Secret Service operator accountable for the security detail for the President's girl. He then visitor featured on Gray's Anatomy again in the Gray's Anatomy/Private Practice Crossover Event.
Diggs had a noteworthy job in the real-life adjustment of the comic Dylan Dog: Dead of Night (2011). Diggs played out the job of the main character Hedwig in the Broadway creation of Hedwig and the Angry Inch at the Belasco Theater from July 22, 2015, until the generation's end on September 13, 2015. In 2016, Diggs facilitated the unaired game show Hypnotize Me, given the British game show You're Back in the Room for FOX with subliminal specialist Keith Barry. The following year, Diggs showed up in the movies 'Til Death Do Us Part and
My Little Pony: The Movie, where he voices Capper the feline. Diggs has twice shown up on Paramount Network's world challenge arrangement
Lip Sync Battle and is the show's just double cross champ. In a third season scene against Ne-Yo, Diggs sang his rival's tune ""Let Me Love You (Until You Learn to Love Yourself)"" and after that executed as Madonna for round two's presentation of 'Vogue.' In his next appearance, the fourth season's
Christina Aguilera tribute scene, he went up against Erika Jayne and performed 'Excellent' and '