Danielle Brooks

Danielle Brooks

American actress
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Danielle 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. She received a Tony Award nomination for her portrayal of Sofia in the 2015 Broadway production of The Color Purple.

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Danielle Brooks was born on Sunday, 17 September 1989 in Augusta, Georgia, United States. Her full name at birth was Danielle Brooks. She is best known as an actress. Brooks' country of citizenship (nationality) is American. Danielle attended high school at South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts & Humanities. For university, she studied at The Juilliard School. Her religion is listed as Christian. She is 5' 4" (163 cm) tall with an average build. She has dark brown eyes and black hair (color). Her net worth is reported to be $1,000,000 US dollars. Danielle Brooks is 34 years old and her zodiac star sign is Virgo.

You can find people similar to Danielle Brooks by visiting our lists Actresses from Augusta, Georgia and Actors from Greenville, South Carolina.

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Danielle Brooks
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Claim to fame
Orange Is the New Black (2013)
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Date of birth
17 September 1989
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Augusta, Georgia, United States
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Actress, Voice Artist
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5' 4" (163 cm)
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Net worth
$1,000,000 USD
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High school
South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts & Humanities
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University
The Juilliard School
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Door 24 Talent Management (NYC)
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Partner: Dennis Gelin (Married) 1 child
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Danielle Brooks and Dennis Gelin

Danielle Brooks is known for her role in the film The Color Purple (2023) as performer: "Hell No!", "Miss Celie's Pants", "The Color Purple".

She is also known for her role in the film Clemency (2019) as Evette Wilkinson.

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