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Danai Gurira

Danai Jekesai Gurira (born February 14, 1978) is a Zimbabwean-American actress and playwright. She is best known for her role as Michonne on the AMC drama series The Walking Dead. Grinnell, IowaGurira was born in Grinnell, Iowa and was raised there until December 1983, when she moved with her family to Harare, Zimbabwe. She has an older brother who is a chiropractor and two older sisters, while her mother is a university librarian and her father is a chemistry professor. She returned to the United States at age 19 to study at Macalester College. She earned her MFA at New York University

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Feb 14, 1978 In Grinnell, Iowa, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
Movie Shakespeare in the Park: Richard III 2023-05-19
Latest Project:
In the movie The Fighting Shirley Chisholm
Known For
Poster of The Robot Chicken Walking Dead Special: Look Who's Walking
Poster of Talking Dead
Poster of My Soul to Take
Poster of Ghost Town
Movie The Fighting Shirley Chisholm Shirley Chisholm
Movie Shakespeare in the Park: Richard III Richard III
Movie Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Okoye
Movie Chadwick Boseman: Portrait of an Artist Self
Movie Godzilla vs. Kong
Movie Chadwick Boseman: A Tribute for a King Self (archive footage)
Movie One World: Together at Home Self
Movie Avengers: Endgame Okoye
Movie Avengers: Infinity War Okoye
Movie Black Panther Okoye
Movie The Robot Chicken Walking Dead Special: Look Who's Walking
Movie All Eyez on Me Afeni Shakur
Series Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter Herself
Movie Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast Fury (voice)
Movie The Walking Dead: A Decade of Dead
Movie Mother of George Adenike Olumide Balogen
Movie Restless City Sisi
Series Talking Dead Herself
Series The Walking Dead Michonne
Movie My Soul to Take Jeanne-Baptiste
Movie 3 Backyards Woman in Blue Dress
Series Life on Mars Angela
Movie Ghost Town Assorted Ghost
Movie The Visitor Zainab
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown