No Pets (Danielle Brooks)
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September 17, 1989 (34)
Danielle Brooks is an American actress and singer, best known for her role as Tasha “Taystee” Jefferson in the Netflix series “Orange Is the New Black.” Her performance in the series earned her critical acclaim and several award nominations. Brooks has also made significant contributions to theater, notably starring as Sofia in the Broadway production of “The Color Purple,” for which she received a Tony Award nomination.
Brooks’ career extends beyond her role in “Orange Is the New Black.” She has appeared in films such as “The Day Shall Come” and “Clemency.” Her television work includes roles in “Master of None” and “Social Distance.” As a voice actress, she lent her voice to characters in animated series like “Close Enough” and “Elena of Avalor.” Her talent has also been showcased in theater productions, including her Broadway debut in “The Color Purple” and her portrayal of Beatrice in “Much Ado About Nothing” at the Public Theater.
Throughout her career, Brooks has collaborated with notable figures in the entertainment industry. Her work on “Orange Is the New Black” involved close collaboration with fellow cast members like Uzo Aduba, Taylor Schilling, and Laura Prepon, under the direction of Jenji Kohan. In “The Color Purple,” she shared the stage with Cynthia Erivo and Jennifer Hudson. Her performance in “Much Ado About Nothing” was alongside Grantham Coleman, directed by Kenny Leon.