Danai Jekesai Gurira (/ d ə ˈ n aɪ ɡ ʊ ˈ r ɪər ə /; born February 14, 1978) is an American- Zimbabwean actress and playwright.She is best known for her starring roles as Michonne on the AMC horror drama series The Walking Dead (2012–2020) and as Okoye in the Marvel Cinematic Universe superhero films Black Panther (2018), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), and Avengers: Endgame (2019). Marvel Studios reissued the official poster for "Avengers: Endgame" after a backlash over star Danai Gurira not receiving top billing. Née dans l’Iowa, Danai Gurira déménage au Zimbabwe, pays d’origine de ses parents, à l’âge de cinq ans. Avengers: Infinity War : Photo Chadwick Boseman, Chris Evans, Danai Gurira, Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan