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Spotlight on: Danai Gurira

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American actress Danai Gurira who plays the character of “Michonne” on the AMC television series The Walking Dead, is one of the breakout stars from the series.

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Her character Michonne is a mysterious woman armed with a Katana (a traditional Japanese samurai sword) who has become one of the main characters on the series for her survival skills and zombie killing abilities.

Danai was born in the U.S (Iowa) to Zimbabwean parents. She moved to Zimbabwe when she was 5 years old and returned to the U.S to attend college. She studied Psychology at Malacaster College and attended New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. Multi-talented Danai is also an award winning playwright for which she won an OBIE Award in 2006.

Behind her dreadlock wearing character of Michonne, there is a beautiful short hair woman with amazing skin and supermodel looks. That is the reason why she has appear in many magazine editorials wearing some of the best designer clothes money can buy including Alexander Wang, Valentino, Jil Sander and more.

Watch her every Sunday night at 9:00pm on AMC’s The Walking Dead.

For more information about her visit her website at



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