|Jason Dirden Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 10 in|
|Date of Birth||August 23, 1980|
|Spouse||Anika Noni Rose|
Jason Dirden is an American actor who is known for his work in Greenleaf (2016), Elementary (2012), and The Start of Dreams (2010) as well as for his relationship with actress Anika Noni Rose.
Jason Edward Dirden
Houston, Texas, United States
Jason attended the University of Illinois.
- Father – Willie Dirden (Actor) (b. September 15, 1945)
- Mother – Deborah
- Siblings – Brandon J. Dirden (Older Brother) (Actor)
- Others – James Edward Dirden (Paternal Grandfather), Mary Augar Feronberg (Paternal Grandmother)
Jason is represented by Innovative Artists.
5 ft 10 in or 178 cm
81 kg or 178.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Jason has dated –
- Anika Noni Rose – Actress Anika Noni Rose and Jason met for the first time in 2014 while starring together in Broadway’s A Raisin in the Sun after which the couple later started dating. They got engaged in 2021 and tied the knot on October 16, 2022. It was actor, director, and writer Colman Domingo who officiated their wedding.
Race / Ethnicity
Multiracial (White and Black)
Jason has African-American, Louisiana Creole [African, French], and one-sixteenth Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry.
- Thick eyebrows
- He sports a full beard.
Jason Dirden Facts
- He was brought up in Houston, Texas.
- His brother Brandon portrayed Martin Luther King Jr. in the Broadway production, All the Way by Robert Schenkkan.
- He made his debut TV show appearance in House of Payne as Delante alongside LaVan Davis, Lance Gross, Doc Shaw, Denise Burse, and Demetria McKinney.
- His credits include Elementary, Greenleaf, and American Soul.
Featured Image By Jason Dirden / Instagram