Danai Gurira

Actress, Best Known for "Black Panther" & "The Walking Dead"

Danai Gurira Biography

Danai Gurira is an award-winning playwright and actress. As a playwright, her works include, "In the Continuum" (OBIE Award, Outer Critics Award, Helen Hayes Award), "Eclipsed" (Tony Award Nomination: Best Play; NAACP Award; Helen Hayes Award: Best New Play; Connecticut Critics Circle Award: Outstanding Production of a Play), and "The Convert" (six Ovation Awards, Los Angeles Outer Critics Award). Her play, "Familiar", received its world premiere at Yale Rep in 2015, and premiered in New York at Playwrights Horizons in February of 2016. She is a recipient of the Sam Norkin Award at the 2016 Drama Desk Awards, a Whiting Award, a Hodder Fellow, and has been commissioned by Yale Rep, Center Theatre Group, Playwrights Horizons, and the Royal Court.

As an actor, Gurira appeared in Marvel’s blockbuster phenomenon "Black Panther" as General Okoye and reprised the role in another blockbuster sensation "Avengers: Infinity War" in April 2018. Gurira starred in AMC’s The Walking Dead as “Michonne” (NAACP Image Award nomination) from 2012 to 2019. Other select acting credits include the films "All Eyez on Me" (NAACP Image Award nomination), "The Visitor", "Mother of George" and the NYS&F’s "Measure for Measure" (Equity Callaway Award.) Gurira is currently adapting Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s book Americanah into a miniseries.

Born in the US to Zimbabwean parents and raised in Zimbabwe, she holds an M.F.A. from Tisch, NYU and serves as an ambassador for Bono’s ONE campaign. She is also the founder of LOGpledge.org, an awareness-building campaign focused on the plights of women and girls around the globe; and the co-founder of Almasi Arts, which works to give access and opportunity to the African Dramatic Artist.

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Danai Gurira Videos

Danai Gurira | Be more human | Reebok
Danai Gurira – Breaking Big
Danai Gurira on the All-Female 'Avengers' Rumor

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Danai Gurira is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Danai Gurira for your event is $100,000 - $200,000. Danai Gurira generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Viola Davis, Amy Poehler, Amy Schumer, Rashida Jones and Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Danai Gurira for an upcoming event.

Danai Gurira Videos

Danai Gurira | Be more human | Reebok
Danai Gurira – Breaking Big
Danai Gurira on the All-Female 'Avengers' Rumor
Danai Gurira's Full Circle Black Girl Magic Moment
Danai Gurira Interview with Comic-Con 2012

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