Celebrity Profile

Taye Diggs

Known for his breakout performance as Benjamin "Benny" Coffin in the Tony-award winning musical Rent and its movie adaptation in 2005. He’s an active advocate of the National Share Breakfast program, which aims to provide grants to schools in the United States so that children can start the day off without hunger getting in the way of their active participation in academic and extracurricular activities. His performances in Broadway musicals Rent and Chicago, movies How Stella Got Her Groove Back, and The Best Man, and TV series Private Practice have won critical acclaim.


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