Birth name: Danai Jekesai Gurira
Born: October 27, 1939.
Occupation: Portrayed the fearless Michonne on the AMC zombie drama The Walking Dead. In 2013, she had a role in the film Mother of George.
Before Fame: Her first televised acting role was in an episode of Law & Order: Criminal Intent in 2004.
Trivia: She played Jill on the HBO series Treme alongside Jon Seda.
Family Life: She attended New York University and has three siblings.