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Danai Gurira

Highest Rated:   93% Mother Of George (2013)
Lowest Rated:   9% My Soul to Take (2010)
Birthday:   Not Available
Birthplace:   Not Available
Parents are from Zimbabwe;she moved there with them when she was 5. Has written three plays that she says are "a trilogy of Zimbabwe's coming-of-age from a female perspective." Calls herself a Zimerican because of her roots in Zimbabwe and America. Speaks four languages: French, Shona, Xhosa and English. Taught playwriting and acting in Zimbabwe, Liberia and South Africa. Received the Macalester College 2011 Young Alumni Award.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
No Score Yet Black Panther
  • Okoye
2018
17% All Eyez on Me
  • Afeni Shakur
$44.9M 2017
No Score Yet The Robot Chicken Walking Dead Special: Look Who's Walking
  • Actor
2017
No Score Yet Behind the Curtain: Eclipsed
  • Actor
2017
93% Mother Of George
  • Adenike Balogun
$0.2M 2013
45% Restless City
  • Sisi
$8.6k 2012
76% 3 Backyards
  • Woman in Blue Dress
2011
9% My Soul to Take
  • Jeanne-Baptiste
$14.7M 2010
89% The Visitor
  • Zainab
$9.3M 2008

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet Late Night With Seth Meyers
2014
  • Guest
  • 2017
82% The Walking Dead
2010
  • Michonne
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 2011
  • 2010
No Score Yet Charlie Rose
2013
  • Guest
  • 2016
No Score Yet Inside the Actors Studio
1994
  • Guest
  • 2016
91% The Late Show With Stephen Colbert
2015
  • Guest
  • 2016
No Score Yet Conan
2010
  • Guest
  • 2016
  • 2015
No Score Yet The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
2014
  • Guest
  • 2015
No Score Yet Talking Dead
2011
  • Guest
  • 2015
  • 2014
No Score Yet The View
1997
  • Guest
  • 2015
  • 2013
No Score Yet Jimmy Kimmel Live
2003
  • Guest
  • 2014
No Score Yet Last Call With Carson Daly
2007
  • Guest
  • 2012
98% Treme
2010-2013
  • Jill Hudson
  • 2011
No Score Yet Lie to Me
2009-2011
  • Michelle Russo
  • 2010
No Score Yet Treme
  • Jill Hudson

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