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Scott Leo "Taye" Diggs is an American theatre, film and television actor. He is perhaps best known for his role as Benjamin Coffin III, or Benny, in the Original Broadway Cast of Rent. He reprised the role of Benny in the 2005 Film.


Trivia[]

  • His nickname, Taye, comes from the playful pronunciation of Scotty as "Scottay".
  • Diggs married actress Idina Menzel, his Rent co-star, on January 11, 2003.

In Character[]

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