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* ''Series/TheWalkingDead'' (2012 -- present) as Michonne

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* ''Series/TheWalkingDead'' (2012 -- present) 2020) as Michonne


Danai Jekesai Gurira (born February 14, 1978) is an American-Zimbabwean actress and playwright.

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Danai Jekesai Gurira (born February 14, 1978) 1978 in Grinnell, Iowa) is an American-Zimbabwean actress and playwright.

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'''Danai Jekesai Gurira''' (born February 14, 1978) is an American-Zimbabwean actress and playwright.

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'''Danai Danai Jekesai Gurira''' Gurira (born February 14, 1978) is an American-Zimbabwean actress and playwright.


* ''Film/AllEyezOnMe'' (2017) as Afeni Shakur

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* ''Film/AllEyezOnMe'' ''All Eyez on Me'' (2017) as [[Music/{{Tupac}} Afeni ShakurShakur]]


Outside of ''The Walking Dead'', Gurira will next be seen in the Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse as Okoye, the head of the Dora Milaje bodyguarding unit assigned to ComicBook/BlackPanther. She'll first appear in his [[Film/BlackPanther2018 2018 solo film]], and then ''Film/AvengersInfinityWar'' later that year. She also played Afeni Shakur --mother of Music/{{Tupac|Shakur}}-- in his 2017 biopic ''All Eyez on Me''.

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Outside of ''The Walking Dead'', Gurira will next be seen appears in the Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse as Okoye, the head of the Dora Milaje bodyguarding unit assigned to ComicBook/BlackPanther. She'll She first appear appeared in his [[Film/BlackPanther2018 2018 solo film]], and then ''Film/AvengersInfinityWar'' later that year. She also played Afeni Shakur --mother of Music/{{Tupac|Shakur}}-- in his 2017 biopic ''All Eyez on Me''.


* ''[[Music/TupacShakur All Eyez on Me]]'' (2017) as Afeni Shakur

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* ''[[Music/TupacShakur All Eyez on Me]]'' ''Film/AllEyezOnMe'' (2017) as Afeni Shakur


Outside of ''The Walking Dead'', Gurira will next be seen in the Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse as Okoye, the head of the Dora Milaje unit protecting Black Panther. She'll first appear in his [[Film/BlackPanther2018 2018 solo film]], and then ''Film/AvengersInfinityWar'' later that year. She also played Afeni Shakur --mother of Music/{{Tupac|Shakur}}-- in his 2017 biopic ''All Eyez on Me''.

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Outside of ''The Walking Dead'', Gurira will next be seen in the Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse as Okoye, the head of the Dora Milaje bodyguarding unit protecting Black Panther.assigned to ComicBook/BlackPanther. She'll first appear in his [[Film/BlackPanther2018 2018 solo film]], and then ''Film/AvengersInfinityWar'' later that year. She also played Afeni Shakur --mother of Music/{{Tupac|Shakur}}-- in his 2017 biopic ''All Eyez on Me''.

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'''Danai Jekesai Gurira''' (born February 14, 1978) is an American-Zimbabwean actress and playwright.

Gurira is best known for playing the katana-wielding Michonne on Creator/{{AMC}}'s ''Series/TheWalkingDead'', based on the Robert Kirkman comic book series [[ComicBook/TheWalkingDead of the same name]]. Having joined the cast in its third season, Michonne quickly became one of the show's most popular characters, and Gurira's performance has earned her much acclaim in critical circles.

Outside of ''The Walking Dead'', Gurira will next be seen in the Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse as Okoye, the head of the Dora Milaje unit protecting Black Panther. She'll first appear in his [[Film/BlackPanther2018 2018 solo film]], and then ''Film/AvengersInfinityWar'' later that year. She also played Afeni Shakur --mother of Music/{{Tupac|Shakur}}-- in his 2017 biopic ''All Eyez on Me''.

In addition to acting, Gurira is also an accomplished playwright, and her 2016 production ''Eclipsed'' (featuring ''Black Panther'' co-star Creator/LupitaNyongo) received a Tony Award nomination for Best Play.

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!! Selected filmography:
* ''Film/MySoulToTake'' (2010) as Jeanne-Baptiste
* ''Series/{{Treme}}'' (2011 -- 2011) as Jill
* ''Series/TheWalkingDead'' (2012 -- present) as Michonne
* ''[[Franchise/DisneyFairies Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast]]'' (2015) as Fury (voice)
* ''[[Music/TupacShakur All Eyez on Me]]'' (2017) as Afeni Shakur
* Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse (2018 -- onwards) as Okoye:
** ''Film/{{Black Panther|2018}}'' (2018)
** ''Film/AvengersInfinityWar'' (2018)
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