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Kerry Washington

1977-01-31 Bronx, New York, USA

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Kerry Marisa Washington (born January 31, 1977) is an American actress, producer, and director. She gained wide public recognition for starring as crisis management expert Olivia Pope in the ABC drama series Scandal (2012–2018). For her role, she was twice nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series and once for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama. Her portrayal of Anita Hill in the HBO television political thriller film Confirmation (2016), and her role as Mia Warren in the Hulu miniseries Little Fires Everywhere (2020), both earned nominations for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie. In film, Washington is known for her roles as Della Bea Robinson in Ray (2004), as Kay in The Last King of Scotland (2006), as Alicia Masters in the live-action Fantastic Four films of 2005 and 2007, and as Broomhilda von Shaft in Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained (2012). She has also starred in the independent films Our Song (2000), The Dead Girl (2006), Mother and Child (2009), Night Catches Us (2010), and American Son (2019). Time magazine included Washington in its Time 100 list of most influential people in 2014. In 2018, Forbes named her the eighth highest-paid television actress. Washington has won a Primetime Emmy Award and five NAACP Image Awards, including The President's Award. Description above from the Wikipedia article Kerry Washington, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


The School for Good and Evil Professor Dovey 2022-10-19
Christoph Waltz - Der Charme des Bösen Self 2021-10-02
2021 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Self 2021-11-20
One World: Together at Home Self 2020-04-18
Every Vote Counts: A Celebration of Democracy Self - Host 2020-10-29
The Disney Holiday Singalong Self 2020-11-30
The Prom Mrs. Greene 2020-12-02
American Son Kendra Ellis-Connor 2019-09-12
Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear's "All in the Family" and "The Jeffersons" Helen Willis 2019-05-22
The Words That Built America Reader - Declaration of Independence 2017-07-04
Cars 3 Natalie Certain (voice) 2017-06-15
Confirmation Anita Hill 2016-04-16
Saturday Night Live: 40th Anniversary Special Self / Dr. Julianne Richards 2015-02-15
Girl Rising Narrator - Nepal (voice) 2013-03-07
Peeples Grace Peeples 2013-05-09
A Thousand Words Caroline McCall 2012-03-07
Wide-Awake The Homeowner 2012-12-07
Django Unchained Broomhilda von Shaft 2012-12-25
The Details Rebecca Mazzoni 2012-11-02
Olmsted and America's Urban Parks Narrator 2011-04-17
Night Catches Us Patricia Wilson 2010-12-03
For Colored Girls Kelly / Blue 2010-11-05
Black Panther Princess Shuri 2010-01-18
Mother and Child Lucy 2009-11-07
The People Speak Self 2009-12-13
Good Hair Herself 2009-10-09
Life Is Hot in Cracktown Marybeth 2009-06-26
Miracle at St. Anna Zana Wilder 2008-09-15
Lakeview Terrace Lisa Mattson 2008-09-19
Woman In Burka Kerry 2008-01-01
I Think I Love My Wife Nikki Tru 2007-03-07
Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer Alicia Masters 2007-06-13
Trigonometry, Vol. 1: The Standard Deviants Actor 2007-08-28
Put It in a Book Sheila 2007-06-09
Trigonometry, Vol. 2: The Standard Deviants Actor 2007-08-28
Astronomy, Part 1: The Standard Deviants Actor 2007-08-28
Little Man Vanessa 2006-08-31
The Dead Girl Rosetta 2006-11-07
The Last King of Scotland Kay Amin 2006-01-12
Wait Maggie 2005-10-06
Mr. & Mrs. Smith Jasmine 2005-06-07
Fantastic Four Alicia Masters 2005-06-29
Sexual Life Rosalie 2005-01-05
Against the Ropes Renee 2004-02-20
Strip Search 2004-04-27
Ray Della Bea Robinson 2004-10-29
She Hate Me Fatima Goodrich 2004-07-30
The Human Stain Ellie 2003-10-29
The United States of Leland Ayesha 2003-05-15
Sin Kassie 2003-01-01
Bad Company Julie 2002-06-07
Save the Last Dance Chenille Reynolds 2001-01-12
Lift Niecy 2001-01-20
Astronomy, Part 2: The Standard Deviants Actor 2000-12-12
Our Song Lanisha Brown 2000-01-21
Habla Espanol: Beyond the Basics: The Standard Deviants 1997-01-01
Kerry Washington: Thicker Than Water - A Conversation with Robin Roberts
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