Danielle Brooks

Actress / Film Actress / Television Actress / Stage Actress | * 09/17/1989 (30) | Augusta, Georgia, USA
Danielle Brittany Brooks (born September 17, 1989) is an American actress and singer. She is best known for her role as Tasha "Taystee" Jefferson on the Netflix original series Orange Is the New Black. She received a Tony Award nomination for her portrayal of Sofia in the 2015 Broadway production of The Color Purple. ()

Danielle Brooks is an American stage, film and television actress, best known for playing Tasha 'Taystee' Jefferson in the Netflix Emmy-nominated series Orange is the New Black. She's a graduate of The Juilliard School, Manhattan, New York City, Ney York, USA.

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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Documentaries

Known for these Movies & Shows

Awards & Nominations for Danielle Brooks

Theatre World Award Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical

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Movies with Danielle Brooks as Actress(11)

as Evette2019 Clemency
as Venus Al Shabaz2019 The Day Shall Come
as Carla2018 Sadie
as Olive Blue / Monica the Crossing Guard (voice)2016 The Angry Birds Movie
as Abbey2016 I Dream Too Much
as Receptionist2014 Time Out of Mind
as Young Catherine2008 Fireproof

TV Shows/Series with Danielle Brooks as Actress(3)

as Ruthless Ruth2017 Rapunzel's Tangled Adventure
as Tasha 'Taystee' Jefferson2013 Orange Is the New Black

Additional Information

Official websites:
Full Name: Danielle Brooks
Born: Sunday, 09/17 1989 (September) in Augusta (current age: 30 years + 153 days)
Zodiac sign: Virgo (Chinese zodiac sign: Snake)
Educated at: Juilliard School
Danielle Brooks frequently works together with these people:
Oren Moverman (3x, Crew)
Chris Morris (3x, Actor)
Tom Myers (3x, Crew)
John Cohen (3x, Crew)
Ruby Rose (2x, Actress)
Natasha Lyonne (2x, Actress)
Matt McGorry (2x, Actor)
Samira Wiley (2x, Actress)
Fergal Reilly (2x, Crew)
Brian C. Hirono (2x, Cast)
Clay Kaytis (2x, Crew)
Dascha Polanco (2x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:640186, Added: 10/24/2018, Last updated: 01/19/2020