Taye Diggs is an American actor. He is also a singer. His acting career started in the mid-1990s. He made his acting debut in an episode of the series New York Undercover. In 1998, he made his movie debut in How Stella Got Her Groove Back. He later starred in the films House on Haunted Hill and The Best Man. On television, his first notable role was as Jackson Duper in Ally McBeal. He later played the titular character in the series Kevin Hill. He came to further prominence courtesy of his role as Dr. Sam Bennett in Private Practice, which he played from 2007 to 2013. After the series ended, he starred as Inspector Terrance English in the short-lived series Murder in the First. His latest work on television was as Councilman Angelo DuBois in Empire. This year, he starred in the Netflix film Set It Up.