Launching his acting career on Broadway, Scott Leo "Taye" Diggs is known for his performances in plays like Rent and Carousel. He later transitioned to television on Guiding Light and scored his big-screen debut with How Stella Got Her Groove Back, a role that popularized his name and catapulted his career. Next, Diggs scored star roles in hit films like The Best Man, Brown Sugar and The Wood and the television series Private Practice. The award-winning actor is also the co-founder and director of the New York-based dance company Dre.dance. In 2013, Diggs starred alongside Paula Patton and Jill Scott in the romantic comedy Baggage Claim and also rejoined the cast of The Best Man for the Christmas-themed sequel The Best Man Holiday. It was announced in 2014 that the full cast is set to regroup for a third installment titled The Best Man Wedding.