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Taye Diggs

Scott Leo "Taye" Diggs (born January 2, 1971) is an American theatre, film and television actor. He is perhaps best known for his roles in the Broadway musical Rent, the motion picture How Stella Got Her Groove Back, and the television series Private Practice. His nickname, Taye, comes from the playful pronunciation of Scotty as "Scottay". Diggs was born in Newark, New Jersey but grew up in Rochester, New York, the son of Marcia (née Berry), a teacher and actress, and Jeffries Diggs. He attended Allendale Columbia School in Rochester and later transferred to School of the Arts. He starred in the first production of "It All Adds Up", an original musical by the piano teacher and musician John Gabriele and math teacher Jack Donovan. He is the oldest of five children; he has two brothers, Gabriel and Michael, and two sisters, Shalom and Christian. Diggs received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in musical theater from Syracuse University. He performed many times at the popular Lakes Region Summer Theatre in Meredith, New Hampshire. Diggs's Broadway debut was in the ensemble cast of the 1994 Tony Award-winning revival of the musical Carousel. In 1995, he also performed as a dancer in

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Idina Menzel And Taye Diggs -- We're So Rich, Divorce is Easy

Idina Menzel And Taye Diggs
We're So Rich ... Divorce is Easy

Idina Menzel and Taye Diggs have made it clear in their divorce settlement ... they're both so loaded they can live nicely on their own without bleeding the other dry.  The settlement… READ MORE >

Taye Diggs & Idina Menzel -- Finally Let It Go for Real ... Secretly Divorced

Taye Diggs & Idina Menzel
Finally Let It Go for Real ... Secretly Divorced

Taye Diggs and Idina Menzel took their sweet time pulling the plug on their marriage -- nearly a year after separating no divorce papers were filed -- but the couple finally, and secretly,… READ MORE >

- 124 days ago
Taye Diggs -- Loves Singing About Everything in Target

Taye Diggs
Loves Singing About Everything in Target

Taye Diggs wrote a song about loving pretty much everything he could find in Target -- baby kale, butter, fabric softener -- and then he sang it. Over and over and over and .... anyway ...… READ MORE >

- 201 days ago
Taye Diggs -- The Home Invasion Workout

Taye Diggs
The Home Invasion Workout

Because you never know when you might be involved in a home invasion again, Taye Diggs is making sure he stays in great shape and hit up Equinox gym in L.A. on Wednesday.Earlier this week, the… READ MORE >

- 825 days ago
Taye Diggs -- Alleged Home Invader Charged with Felony Burglary

Taye Diggs' Alleged Burglar
CHARGED

Yet another reason to leave Taye Diggs' house the hell alone -- the guy who allegedly tried to break into the actor's L.A. home just got charged with one count of first degree burglary.TMZ broke… READ MORE >

- 827 days ago
Taye Diggs -- What the Hell Ya Doing in My House?

Taye Diggs to Intruder
What the Hell Ya Doing in My House?

Taye Diggs single-handedly took down an alleged burglar -- and there's only one explanation for what the guy was doing in TD'S house. Well ... one ridiculous explanation. Cue the conspiracy… READ MORE >

- 828 days ago
Taye Diggs Thwarts Home Invasion ... BY HIMSELF

Taye Diggs
Thwarts Home Invasion By Himself

Some actors play super heroes on the screen, but Taye Diggs really is one ... single-handedly apprehending a guy who tried to break into his L.A. home last night ... TMZ has learned. Law… READ MORE >

- 828 days ago
Taye Diggs Himself Into Embarrassment

Taye Diggs Himself Into Embarrassment

Taye Diggs was spotted in West Hollywood last night, and he was acting a little snobby for someone who is half an episode away from having his show canceled. Diggs then took an embarrassingly long… READ MORE >

- 2335 days ago
Taye Diggs Spotted with His Wife!

Taye Diggs Spotted with His Wife!

"Private Practice" man-about-town Taye Diggs showed up to a charity event on Monday with a mysterious brunette on his arm -- his wife! McChocolatey plus one!Although the 36-year-old playa playa is… READ MORE >

- 2780 days ago
Mrs. Diggs Nowhere in Sight ... Again

Mrs. Diggs Nowhere in Sight ... Again

Taye Diggs is a married man, but he parties like a bachelor!insertBCSinglePlayer(1184431663);The "Private Practice" star was leaving Les Deux last night, avoiding photogs and giving our cameraman… READ MORE >

- 2792 days ago

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