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Danai Gurira: 25 things you didn't know about me

12/10/2014 00:00:00
by US Weekly
 
 
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The Walking Dead star Danai Gurira, 36, fills fans in on 25 things you may not have known

1. I was born in Iowa and raised in Zimbabwe

2. Surprisingly, I don't watch horror movies since I don't enjoy being scared.

3. My favourite dish to make is my famous "Fourth of July" lamb and goat-cheese burgers.

4. I met Nina Simone when I was 15. She visited Zimbabwe.

5. I've been trying to give up added sugar. It's just so painful.

6. My first play was in seventh grade, called My Uncle Grey Bhonzo. I was the title role.

7. I love a good, traditional English breakfast. Grilled tomato and all.

8. My favorite stage role I've played is Isabella in Measure for Measure.

9. I love all of my zombie kills equally!

10. The best thing about shooting The Walking Dead in Georgia is the seclusion.

11. I really don't like BBQ, but Fox Bros. in Atlanta is ridiculously good.

12. My first pet was a Rhodesian Ridgeback mix named Ace. She loved to chase cars -- and thus her demise.

13. I live off of Jillian Michaels’ DVDs. She kicks my butt.

14. I don't do coffee. Ever. It gives me the jitters.

15. If I could have dinner with someone who's no longer with us, it would be Wangari Maathai or Nelson Mandela.

16. My new rescue dog is just a 15-pound gangsta.

17. If I could have one special power, it would be the ability to fly.

18. New York will always be my city. I go to this hole-in-the-wall place called Cafe Himalaya for astounding Tibetan food.

19. My favourite TV shows are Orange Is the New Black, House of Cards, Modern Family, and Veep.

20. I loved Breaking Bad. My dad's a chemistry professor and Walter White reminded me of him, minus the bad bits.

21. Tennis is the only sport I crave to watch. I love it.

22. Familiar, the new play I wrote, opens in January. It's inspired by my mom's family. I'm kind of scared about their reaction!

23. I dig a great musical or Bollywood flick.

24. I'm an avid swimmer. I used to compete as a kid and hated to lose.

25. I have a very loud speaking voice. My friends in Zimbabwe call me "Megaphone."


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