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Danai Gurira siblings: Meet Tare Gurira, Choni Gurira, Shingai Gurira

Danai Jekesai Gurira is a 44-year-old Zimbabwean-American actress and dramatist.

She is best recognized for her appearances as Michonne on AMC’s horror drama series The Walking Dead which aired between 2012 and 2022.

Danai Gurira siblings: Meet Tare Gurira, Choni Gurira, Shingai Gurira

Gurira’s older brother Tare according to checks we have conducted, works as a chiropractor. We however could not get our hands on any further details concerning her older sisters to report on.

Her motivation for writing plays for theatre stemmed from her desire to tell the story of phenomenal women she admires and respects.

Due to her stellar work as a playwright, she has received commissions to write plays from Yale Repertory Theatre, Center Theatre Group, Playwrights Horizons, and the Royal Court.

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A play she co-wrote and performed in earned her an Obie, an Outer Critics Circle Award, and a Helen Hayes Award for Best Lead Actress.

Gurira’s In the Continuum celebrated World AIDS Day in Zimbabwe in December 2011. The play, which was staged at Harare’s Theatre, told the story of two women navigating the world after contracting HIV.

Source: Ghanafuo.com

 

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