Danai Gurira

Danai Gurira

Danai Jekesai Gurira (born February 14, 1978) is a Zimbabwean-American actress and playwright. She is best known for her starring roles as Michonne on the AMC horror drama series The Walking Dead (2012–2020, 2022) and as Okoye in the Marvel Cinematic Universe superhero films, beginning with Black Panther (2018) and most recently appearing in its sequel Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (2022). Gurira is also the playwright of the Broadway play Eclipsed, for which she was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Play.

  • Title: Danai Gurira
  • Popularity: 70.623
  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 1978-02-14
  • Place of Birth: Grinnell, Iowa, USA
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  • Also Known As: Данай Гуріра, 戴娜·葛里拉
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Danai Gurira Movies

  • 2007
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    The Visitor

    The Visitor

    7.117 2007 HD

    A college professor travels to New York City to attend a conference and finds a young couple living in his apartment.

    Genre: Crime

    Cast: Richard Jenkins

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  • 2008
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    Ghost Town

    Ghost Town

    6.533 2008 HD

    Bertram Pincus, a cranky, people-hating Manhattan dentist, develops the unwelcome ability to see dead people. Really annoying dead people. Even...

    Genre: Drama

    Cast: Ricky Gervais

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  • 2010
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    My Soul to Take

    My Soul to Take

    5.532 2010 HD

    On the day the Riverton Ripper vanished without a trace, seven children were born. Today, they're all turning 16... and turning up dead.

    Genre: Horror

    Cast: Max Thieriot

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  • 2010
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    3 Backyards

    3 Backyards

    4.1 2010 HD

    An executive, a housewife and a youngster spend a day in their Long Island suburban town during the course of one curious autumn day afternoon.

    Genre: Drama

    Cast: Embeth Davidtz

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  • 2012
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    Restless City

    Restless City

    5.3 2012 HD

    Tells the story of an African immigrant surviving on the fringes of New York City where music is his passion, life is a hustle and falling in love is...

    Genre: Drama

    Cast: Hervé Diese

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  • 2013
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    Mother of George

    Mother of George

    5.5 2013 HD

    A Nigerian couple living in Brooklyn are having trouble conceiving a child - a problem that defies cultural expectations and leads to a shocking...

    Genre: Drama

    Cast: Isaach De Bankolé

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  • 2013
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    The Walking Dead: A Decade of Dead

    The Walking Dead: A Decade of Dead

    7.6 2013 HD

    A short documentary celebrating the tenth year of The Walking Dead. Features the creators of the comics and tv show discussing the cultural...

    Genre: Documentary

    Cast: Robert Kirkman

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  • 2014
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    Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast

    Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast

    7.307 2014 HD

    An ancient myth of a massive creature sparks the curiosity of Tinker Bell and her good friend Fawn, an animal fairy who’s not afraid to break...

    Genre: Adventure

    Cast: Ginnifer Goodwin

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  • 2017
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    All Eyez on Me

    All Eyez on Me

    6.7 2017 HD

    All Eyez on Me chronicles the life and legacy of Tupac Shakur, including his rise to superstardom as a hip-hop artist, actor, poet and activist, as...

    Genre: History

    Cast: Demetrius Shipp Jr.

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  • 2018
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    Black Panther

    Black Panther

    7.4 2018 HD

    King T'Challa returns home to the reclusive, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to serve as his country's new leader. However,...

    Genre: Action

    Cast: Chadwick Boseman

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  • 2018
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    Avengers: Infinity War

    Avengers: Infinity War

    8.246 2018 HD

    As the Avengers and their allies have continued to protect the world from threats too large for any one hero to handle, a new danger has emerged from...

    Genre: Adventure

    Cast: Robert Downey Jr.

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  • 2017
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    The Robot Chicken Walking Dead Special: Look Who's Walking

    The Robot Chicken Walking Dead Special: Look Who's Walking

    7.282 2017 HD

    Seth Green and Matthew Senreich serve up hilarious Walking Dead-inspired satire in this special featuring the zany stop-motion animation of Adult...

    Genre: Animation

    Cast: Andrew Lincoln

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  • 2022
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    Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

    Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

    7.1 2022 HD

    Queen Ramonda, Shuri, M’Baku, Okoye and the Dora Milaje fight to protect their nation from intervening world powers in the wake of King...

    Genre: Action

    Cast: Letitia Wright

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  • 2019
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    Avengers: Endgame

    Avengers: Endgame

    8.3 2019 HD

    After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War, the universe is in ruins due to the efforts of the Mad Titan, Thanos. With the help of...

    Genre: Adventure

    Cast: Robert Downey Jr.

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  • 1970
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    The Fighting Shirley Chisholm

    The Fighting Shirley Chisholm

    1 1970 HD

    The story of Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm, who became the first African American woman elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1968.

    Genre: Drama

    Cast: Danai Gurira

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  • 2021
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    Chadwick Boseman: Portrait of an Artist

    Chadwick Boseman: Portrait of an Artist

    8.5 2021 HD

    An intimate look at the Oscar-nominated actor’s incomparable artistry, and the acting process which informed his transformative performances....

    Genre: Documentary

    Cast: Chadwick Boseman

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  • 2020
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    One World: Together at Home

    One World: Together at Home

    7.4 2020 HD

    A global broadcast & digital special organized by Global Citizen and the World Health Organization featuring comedians, musicians, and actors to...

    Genre: Music

    Cast: Jimmy Fallon

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  • 2020
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    Chadwick Boseman: A Tribute for a King

    Chadwick Boseman: A Tribute for a King

    8.1 2020 HD

    A tribute to Chadwick Boseman, celebrating his life and legacy.

    Genre: Documentary

    Cast: Chadwick Boseman

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  • 2022
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    20/20 Presents Black Panther: In Search of Wakanda

    20/20 Presents Black Panther: In Search of Wakanda

    4.8 2022 HD

    Exploring the evolution of Black Panther from the comic emerging in the 1960s to the film the world fell in love with in 2018; director Ryan Coogler;...

    Genre: Documentary

    Cast: Robin Roberts

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  • 2023
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    Marvel Studios Assembled: The Making of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

    Marvel Studios Assembled: The Making of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

    6.81 2023 HD

    Follow the production of “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” as the cast and crew take on the incredible challenge of remembering...

    Genre: Documentary

    Cast: Ryan Coogler

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  • 2023
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    Shakespeare in the Park: Richard III

    Shakespeare in the Park: Richard III

    1 2023 HD

    Experience The Public Theater’s Free Shakespeare in the Park production of Shakespeare’s tragedy with one of his most indelible villains...

    Genre: Drama

    Cast: Maleni Chaitoo

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  • 2024
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    The Walking Dead: The Return

    The Walking Dead: The Return

    7.364 2024 HD

    Stars of "The Walking Dead," Andrew Lincoln and Danai Gurira, walk down memory lane and visit iconic locations where pivotal moments between their...

    Genre: Documentary

    Cast: Andrew Lincoln

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  • 1970
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    Barbecue

    Barbecue

    1 1970 HD

    Movie adaptation of Robert O'Hara's play of the same title

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    Cast: Colman Domingo

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  • 2020
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    Eclipsed

    Eclipsed

    1 2020 HD

    Genre: Drama

    Cast: Ashleigh Awusie

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  • 2022
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    The Walking Dead

    The Walking Dead

    8.117 2022 HD

    Sheriff's deputy Rick Grimes awakens from a coma to find a post-apocalyptic world dominated by flesh-eating zombies. He sets out to find his family...

    Genre: Action & Adventure

    Cast: Lauren Cohan

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  • 2022
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    Talking Dead

    Talking Dead

    7.5 2022 HD

    Host Chris Hardwick discusses episodes of the AMC television series The Walking Dead with guests, including celebrity fans, cast members, and crew...

    Genre: Talk

    Cast: Chris Hardwick

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  • 2024
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    Jimmy Kimmel Live!

    Jimmy Kimmel Live!

    5.527 2024 HD

    Jimmy Kimmel Live! is an American late-night talk show, created and hosted by Jimmy Kimmel and broadcast on ABC.

    Genre: Talk

    Cast: Jimmy Kimmel

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  • 2009
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    Life on Mars

    Life on Mars

    6.483 2009 HD

    After a car crash, police detective Sam Tyler mysteriously finds himself transported back to 1973 and still working as a detective.

    Genre: Mystery

    Cast: Jason O'Mara

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  • 2021
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    Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter

    Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter

    5.7 2021 HD

    Some of this year's most talked about talent open up about the challenges and triumphs of creating critically acclaimed series and performances.

    Genre: Talk

    Cast: Stephen Galloway

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  • 2019
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    Off Camera with Sam Jones

    Off Camera with Sam Jones

    4 2019 HD

    Photographer and director Sam Jones sits down with the myriad professionals of television and movies, and other celebrities (great skateboarders, for...

    Genre: Talk

    Cast: Sam Jones

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  • 2023
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    What If...?

    What If...?

    8.2 2023 HD

    Taking inspiration from the comic books of the same name, each episode of this animated anthology series questions, revisits and twists classic...

    Genre: Animation

    Cast: Jeffrey Wright

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  • 2024
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    The Daily Show

    The Daily Show

    6.3 2024 HD

    The World's Fakest News Team tackle the biggest stories in news, politics and pop culture.

    Genre: News

    Cast:

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  • 2011
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    Law & Order: Criminal Intent

    Law & Order: Criminal Intent

    7.55 2011 HD

    The third installment of the “Law & Order” franchise takes viewers deep into the minds of its criminals while following the intense...

    Genre: Drama

    Cast: Vincent D'Onofrio

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  • 2024
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    The Walking Dead: The Ones Who Live

    The Walking Dead: The Ones Who Live

    8.114 2024 HD

    The love story of Rick Grimes and Michonne is changed by a changed world. Kept apart by distance. By an unstoppable power. Can they find each other...

    Genre: Sci-Fi & Fantasy

    Cast: Andrew Lincoln

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  • 2024
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    LIVE with Kelly and Mark

    LIVE with Kelly and Mark

    5.4 2024 HD

    A morning talk show with A-list celebrity guests, top-notch performances and one-of-a-kind segments that are unrivaled on daytime television, plus...

    Genre: Talk

    Cast: Kelly Ripa

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  • 2024
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    The View

    The View

    4.467 2024 HD

    ABC Daytime's morning chatfest, currently featuring Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Sunny Hostin, Sara Haines, Alyssa Farah Griffin, and Ana Navarro...

    Genre: Talk

    Cast:

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  • 2024
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    The Oscars

    The Oscars

    6.923 2024 HD

    An annual American awards ceremony honoring cinematic achievements in the film industry. The various category winners are awarded a copy of a...

    Genre:

    Cast:

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  • 2023
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    Marvel Studios Legends

    Marvel Studios Legends

    7.396 2023 HD

    Revisit the epic heroes, villains and moments from across the MCU in preparation for the stories still to come. Each dynamic segment feeds directly...

    Genre: Documentary

    Cast:

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  • 2024
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    Law & Order

    Law & Order

    7.357 2024 HD

    In cases ripped from the headlines, police investigate serious and often deadly crimes, weighing the evidence and questioning the suspects until...

    Genre: Crime

    Cast: Sam Waterston

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  • 2024
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    Jimmy Kimmel Live!

    Jimmy Kimmel Live!

    5.527 2024 HD

    Jimmy Kimmel Live! is an American late-night talk show, created and hosted by Jimmy Kimmel and broadcast on ABC.

    Genre: Talk

    Cast: Jimmy Kimmel

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  • 2024
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    The Kelly Clarkson Show

    The Kelly Clarkson Show

    6.268 2024 HD

    Kelly Clarkson presents the biggest newsmakers and names in film, television and music; as well as emerging new talent and everyday people who are...

    Genre: Talk

    Cast: Kelly Clarkson

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  • 2024
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    The Kelly Clarkson Show

    The Kelly Clarkson Show

    8.114 2024 HD

    The love story of Rick Grimes and Michonne is changed by a changed world. Kept apart by distance. By an unstoppable power. Can they find each other...

    Genre: Sci-Fi & Fantasy

    Cast: Andrew Lincoln

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  • 2024
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    The Kelly Clarkson Show

    The Kelly Clarkson Show

    8.114 2024 HD

    The love story of Rick Grimes and Michonne is changed by a changed world. Kept apart by distance. By an unstoppable power. Can they find each other...

    Genre: Sci-Fi & Fantasy

    Cast: Andrew Lincoln

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  • 2024
    imgS1 E6

    The Kelly Clarkson Show

    The Kelly Clarkson Show

    8.114 2024 HD

    The love story of Rick Grimes and Michonne is changed by a changed world. Kept apart by distance. By an unstoppable power. Can they find each other...

    Genre: Sci-Fi & Fantasy

    Cast: Andrew Lincoln

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  • 2024
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    The Kelly Clarkson Show

    The Kelly Clarkson Show

    8.114 2024 HD

    The love story of Rick Grimes and Michonne is changed by a changed world. Kept apart by distance. By an unstoppable power. Can they find each other...

    Genre: Sci-Fi & Fantasy

    Cast: Andrew Lincoln

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