Danai Gurira

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In History
  • Born

    Danai Jekesai Gurira was born on February 14, 1978, in Grinnell, Iowa to Roger and Josephine Gurira.
  • Moved to Zimbabwe

    Gurira lived in Grinnell until December 1983, when at age five she and her family moved back to Harare, the capital of Zimbabwe after the country gained independence
  • Master of Fine Arts in Acting

    She attended high school at Dominican Convent High School. Afterward, she returned to the United States to study at Macalester College in Saint Paul, Minnesota, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in psychology. Gurira also earned a Master of Fine Arts in acting from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts.