Danai Gurira

Danai Gurira

actress

Born February 14, 1978 in Grinnell, Iowa, USA

Danai Gurira was born in Grinnell, Iowa, to Josephine and Roger Gurira, who were from Zimbabwe. Her father was then teaching Chemistry at Grinnell College. When she was five, the family moved back to Zimbabwe, residing in the capital Harare. Gurira later returned to the United States, and studied social psychology at Macalester College, receiving an MFA from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. She is the co-author of the play, "In the Continuum", with Nikkole Salter.

Filmography

Connections

  • Frank Darabont

    Frank Darabont

  • Norman Reedus

    Norman Reedus

  • Robert Kirkman

    Robert Kirkman

  • Melissa McBride

    Melissa McBride

  • Christian Serratos

    Christian Serratos

  • Lauren Cohan

    Lauren Cohan

  • Andrew Lincoln

    Andrew Lincoln

  • Alanna Masterson

    Alanna Masterson

  • Greg Nicotero

    Greg Nicotero

Genres

  • Thriller
  • Action & Adventure
  • Comedy
  • Horror
  • Music Videos & Concerts
  • Documentary
  • Fantasy
  • Drama
  • Romance
  • Children & Family