• 14 February 1978
  •  Grinnell, Iowa, USA

Danai Gurira

Biography

Danai Gurira was born in Grinnell, Iowa to parents from Zimbabwe, when her father was teaching Chemistry at Grinnell College. When she was 5, the family moved back to Zimbabwe. Gurira studied social psychology at Macalaster College, and received an MFA from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. She is the co-author of the play, "In the Continuum", with Nikkole Salter.

Filmography

Movie Name Release Date
All Eyez on Me June 16, 2017
Black Panther February 16, 2018