Taye Diggs made his daytime debut in 1997, playing Adrian “Sugar” Hill. Also pictured are Sharon Leal (ex-Dahlia) and Kevin Mambo (ex-Marcus).
In 1998, the actor starred in the film How Stella Got Her Groove Back with Angela Bassett.
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The actor appeared in four movies in 1999, including The Wood, with Richard T. Jones and Omar Epps.
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Diggs appeared in The Best Man with fellow soap alum Nia Long (ex-Kat, GUIDING LIGHT).
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In 2001, the actor joined the cast of ALLY MCBEAL as lawyer Jackson Duper.
Taye starred in Brown Sugar in 2002, alongside Sanaa Lathan.
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The actor starred in the film Malibu’s Most Wanted with actor Anthony Anderson.
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Diggs returned to television starring as the title character in KEVIN HILL from 2004-05.
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In 2005, Taye reprised the role role of Benny in the film Rent, which he originated on Broadway in 1996. He is pictured here with Anthony Rapp and Adam Pascal.
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Diggs joined the cast of WILL AND GRACE in 2006 as James, a love interest for Eric McCormack’s Will.
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The actor led the cast of DAY BREAK that same year until until the series ended in 2007.
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Also in 2007, the actor joined ABC's PRIVATE PRACTICE as Dr. Sam Bennett. He stayed with the show for its entire run, which ended in 2013.
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Diggs teamed up once again with actress Sanaa Lathan in Best Man Holiday in 2013.
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From 2016-17, Taye starred on FOX’s EMPIRE, playing Angelo Dubois, who was romantically paired with Taraji P. Henson (Cookie).
Diggs was the host of The CW summer show HYPNOTIZE ME.
Taye currently stars on CW’s ALL AMERICAN, where he portrays football coach Billy Baker. The show returns for its sophomore season on October 7.