Danai Gurira

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


Born: Feb 14, 1978 In Grinnell, Iowa, USA

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Known For
All Eyez on MeBlack PantherGhost TownTinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeastThe VisitorMy Soul to TakeMother of GeorgeThe Walking Dead: A Decade of Dead
Filmography
Godzilla vs. KongGodzilla vs. Kong2020
Avengers: EndgameAvengers: Endgame
Role: Okoye
2019
Avengers: Infinity WarAvengers: Infinity War
Role: Okoye
2018
Black PantherBlack Panther
Role: Okoye
2018
The Robot Chicken Walking Dead Special: Look Who's WalkingThe Robot Chicken Walking Dead Special: Look Who's...2017
All Eyez on MeAll Eyez on Me
Role: Afeni Shakur
2017
Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeastTinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast
Role: Fury (voice)
2014
Mother of GeorgeMother of George
Role: Adenike Olumide Balogen
2013
The Walking Dead: A Decade of DeadThe Walking Dead: A Decade of Dead2013
Restless CityRestless City
Role: Sisi
2012
Days Gone Bye (The Walking Dead)Days Gone Bye (The Walking Dead)
Role: Michonne
2010
My Soul to TakeMy Soul to Take
Role: Jeanne-Baptiste
2010
The Walking DeadThe Walking Dead
Role: Michonne
2010
3 Backyards3 Backyards
Role: Woman in Blue Dress
2010
Ghost TownGhost Town
Role: Assorted Ghost
2008
The VisitorThe Visitor
Role: Zainab
2007
Black Panther 2Black Panther 2
Role: Okoye


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