Taye Diggs Signs With A Management Co. & Global Artists Agency
EXCLUSIVE: Taye Diggs, known for his five-season run starring as the beloved Billy Baker, former NFL player turned high school football coach, on CW’s All American, has signed with A Management Company and Global Artists Agency for representation.
Diggs can next be seen leading the two-part BET+ film Love & Murder: Atlanta Playboy based on the true crime story of businessman Lance Herndon. In the film, Diggs stars as Lance (Diggs), a successful Atlanta businessman, renowned in equal measure for both revolutionizing the city’s 911 system, and his womanizing ways. When he is found murdered in his own home, questions and allegations abound as to who might have wanted him dead.
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Diggs also is set to voice King Triton with Amber Riley as Ursula in Ariel, the Disney/Disney Junior animated series.
Other TV credits include the series regular role of Dr. Sam Bennet in Grey’s Anatomy spinoff series Private Practice as well as the TNT serial crime drama Murder in the First as homicide inspector Terry English. He also had recurring roles in Ally McBeal, The West Wing, Will & Grace as Eric McCormack’s boyfriend in the show’s final season, The Good Wife, Rosewood, and Empire as city councilman Angelo Dubois, a love interest for Taraji P. Henson’s character.
Notable film credits include Go, The Wood, The Best Man, House on Haunted Hill, Equilibrium, The Way of the Gun, Brown Sugar, and The Best Man Holiday among others.
Diggs made his film debut in How Stella Got Her Groove Back starring opposite Angela Bassett as her younger love interest Winston Shakespeare. From there, he went on to build a successful career across film, television, and theatre. On the film side, Diggs portrayed The Bandleader in Rob Marshall’s film version of the Broadway musical Chicago. He also reprised the role he originated on Broadway, landlord Benjamin Coffin III, in Chris Columbus’ film version of the Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical Rent. He continued his theatre career and went on to appear in Broadway musicals including Chicago, Rent, Wicked, and Hedwig and the Angry Inch.
Diggs has served as a producer on several projects in addition to starring including the critically acclaimed UPN series Kevin Hill in which he plays the title character who juggles work as a lawyer while raising his ten-month-old cousin, and the ABC series Day Break in which Diggs’ Detective Brett Hopper relives the day he is accused of murder to discover the true killer. Diggs has also produced and starred in the films Til Death Do Us Part and Incarnation. He executive produced and hosted two variety specials alongside Ne-Yo and Eric Bellinger titled The Black Pack for The CW which featured music, dance, and comedy. He also executive produced and hosted the Hulu reality dating series Back in the Groove based on Digg’s original starring vehicle.
Diggs is also an author and has penned five children’s books, Mixed Me!, Chocolate Me!, I Love You More Than…, My Friend!, and Why? A Conversation about Race.
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