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Danielle Brooks

Actress / Film Actress / Television Actress / Stage Actress | * 09/17/1989 (32) | Augusta, Georgia (United States of America (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 and the voice of Officer Pearle Watson on the HBO Max animated series, Close Enough. 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 | Animation

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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(14)

as Jordana Bachman2020 Sarah Cooper: Everything's Fine
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(6)

as Leota Adebayo2022 Peacemaker
as Dr. Lillie Carter-Grant (voice)2021 Karma’s World
as Pearle (voice)2020 Close Enough
as Ruthless Ruth2017 Rapunzel's Tangled Adventure
as Tasha 'Taystee' Jefferson2013 Orange Is the New Black

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Full Name: Danielle Brooks
Born: Sunday, 09/17 1989 (September) in Augusta, Georgia (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 32 years + 128 days)
Zodiac sign: Virgo (Chinese zodiac sign: Snake)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: Juilliard School
Danielle Brooks frequently works together with these people:
James Gunn (4x, Crew)
Maya Rudolph (4x, Actress)
J.G. Quintel (4x, Crew)
Natasha Lyonne (3x, Actress)
Oren Moverman (3x, Crew)
Tony Hale (3x, Actor)
Dascha Polanco (3x, Actress)
Tom Myers (3x, Crew)
Rob Whitehurst (3x, Crew)
Alex Kendrick (3x, Crew)
Kenny Leon (3x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:640186, Added: 10/24/2018, Last updated: 01/08/2022