Danai Gurira

Danai Gurira

Age44Born on14 February 1978 in Grinnell, Iowa, USA
Danai Jekesai Gurira (born February 14, 1978) is a Zimbabwean-American actress and playwright. She is best known for her roles as Michonne on the AMC post-apocalyptic series The Walking Dead and as Okoye in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films Black Panther (2018), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), Avengers: Endgame (2019) and Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (2022). Gurira 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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Actor

The Walking Dead
Michonne Hawthorne
138 votes

guest Roles

The Daily Show
Episode 28x25
2022
Marvel's What If...?
Episode 01x06
2021
Marvel's What If...?
Episode 01x05
2021
Marvel's What If...?
Episode 01x02
2021
The Daily Show
Episode 25x126
2020
Off Camera with Sam Jones
Episode 09x04
2018
Jimmy Kimmel Live
Episode 16x15
2018
Talking Dead
Episode 05x10
2016
The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon
Episode 03x42
2015
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon
Episode 2015x374
2015
Conan (2010)
Episode 2015x90
2015
Conan (2010)
Episode 2014x20
2014
Law & Order
Episode 20x11
2009
Life on Mars (US)
Episode 01x12
2009
Law & Order: Criminal Intent
Episode 04x09
2004