Welcome to Loving Danai Gurira, a fansite dedicated to the talented actress and playwright Danai Gurira! You may know her from her iconic roles as Michonne on The Walking Dead and as Okoye in Marvel superhero movies like Black Panther and Avengers: Endgame. As a fan, my goal is to support Danai while providing a resource and a community for other fans. Before you go, make sure you check out the photo gallery, currently featuring over 15,000 photos. Thanks so much for stopping by!
Danai Gurira on ‘The Chew’
October 21st, 2016   Author: Tanea   The Walking Dead - Videos

Danai stopped by ‘The Chew’ this morning to talk The Walking Dead! She and co-host Clinton Kelly also talked about her career and her life, and then they cooked some Salmon!

This was a very good interview! If you don’t know much about Danai, then this is a must-watch. Enjoy!


Danai Gurira for The New York Post
October 11th, 2016   Author: Tanea   Pictures - Press - Videos

Danai had a feature in Alexa, The New York Post‘s fashion broadsheet, back in February 2016. She had these beautiful photos and a full article that you can read online here. There are also a couple of videos below of Danai behind the scenes of the shoot and talking about The Walking Dead.

Danai Gurira and the cast of ‘The Walking Dead’ at the 2016 NYCC Comic-Con Panel
October 9th, 2016   Author: Tanea   Pictures - The Walking Dead - Videos

New York Comic Con is this weekend, and the panel for The Walking Dead was yesterday! I’ve got some pictures from the panel and a few of the cast afterward. There’s a video of the panel and a new sneak peek from the premiere below.

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Watch: Danai Gurira on LIVE with Kelly!
October 6th, 2016   Author: Tanea   Videos

Danai Gurira stopped by LIVE with Kelly this morning to chat with Kelly Ripa and her co-host Fred Savage! She talked about working with a trainer, and they tried to get her to spill about The Walking Dead, #Richonne and who gets Lucilled, but of course she couldn’t tell them anything. 😛 Watch below!


‘The World On Stage’ Johnson & Johnson Global Citizen Campaign Video
October 5th, 2016   Author: Tanea   Videos

Danai Guirira, live from the Global Citizen Festival on September 24, 2016, explains why she’s partnering with Johnson & Johnson to fight HIV/AIDS.

Danai Gurira at 2016 Global Citizen Festival – Pictures & Video
September 24th, 2016   Author: Tanea   Pictures - Videos

2016 Global Citizen Festival to End Extreme Poverty By 2030. The event was held today in Central Park, and had appearances by several celebrities and musicians. If you haven’t heard of Global Citizen, it’s an organization with the mission to encourage people to take action on issues such as world hunger. Danai spoke on stage but before the show she spoke with an interviewer on the red carpet and gave some really powerful words about taking action. She also had some advice for girls and women around the world. She is such an inspiration. See the pictures and a couple of videos below!

Danai Gurira at Global Citizen Festival 2016

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‘I Was There’ Johnson & Johnson Global Citizen Campaign Video Narrated by Danai Gurira
September 20th, 2016   Author: Tanea   Videos

One story from the caring world: Nyumbani. Narrated by Danai Gurira, this film shows how this unique organization is changing the story of children and HIV/AIDS in Africa. Johnson & Johnson is proud to help Nyumbani by supporting programs that bring clean water, education and access to new medicines.

Watch: New ‘All Eyez On Me’ Trailer!
September 14th, 2016   Author: Tanea   All Eyez On Me - Videos

There was a new trailer released this week for Danai’s upcoming movie All Eyez On Me. If you haven’t heard, it’s a biopic based on the life of the rapper Tupac Shakur. Danai plays Afeni Shakur, Tupac’s mother. Watch the new trailer below!


‘The Walking Dead’ Season 7 SDCC Trailer
July 28th, 2016   Author: Tanea   The Walking Dead - Videos

Here is the official trailer for The Walking Dead season 7, released at SDCC!

Danai appears in the beginning of the trailer as we see a montage of memories for each character present during the Negan scene from the season 6 finale. For Michonne and Rick, we see scenes from their time together and with Carl and Judith. The trailer is so intense and I can’t wait for the premiere!

The Walking Dead returns October 23rd, so mark your calendars!


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Danai Gurira supports many organizations and causes, including the Love Our Girls campaign. She founded this non-profit organization to help bring awareness to issues and challenges affecting women and girls all around the world. Please visit their website at LOGPledge.org to learn more about the campaign and how you can get involved. #LoveOurGirls

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