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

YearTitleCharacterRelease Date
2018Avengers: Infinity WarOkoye2018-04-27
2018Black PantherOkoye2018-02-16
2017The Robot Chicken Walking Dead Special: Look Who's Walking2017-10-08
2017All Eyez on MeAfeni Shakur2017-06-16
2015Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeastFury (voice)2015-03-03
2013The Walking Dead: A Decade of Dead2013-10-11
2013Mother of GeorgeAdenike Olumide Balogen2013-01-18
2012Restless CitySisi2012-04-27
2010My Soul to TakeJeanne-Baptiste2010-10-08
20103 BackyardsWoman in Blue Dress2010-01-01
2008Ghost TownAssorted Ghost2008-09-19
2008The VisitorZainab2008-02-22