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Danielle Brooks

Danielle Brooks


Grammy and SAG Award-winning American actress Danielle Brooks is best known for her portrayal of Tasha "Taystee" Jefferson on Netflix's hit series Orange Is the New Black. The actress has also appeared in TV series such as Karma's World and Close Enough and currently stars in HBO Max's Peacemaker. In 2017, Brooks and her ensemble won a Grammy for Best Musical Theater Album for The Color Purple on Broadway. She was also nominated for a Tony Award for her portrayal of Sofia in the production. Most recently, Brooks can be seen starring in The Piano Lesson. The Broadway play begins previews in September 2022. 


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