Kerry Washington

Actor, Film actor

1977 –

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Who is Kerry Washington?

Kerry Marisa Washington is an American actress.

Since 2012, Washington has starred in the ABC drama Scandal, a Shonda Rhimes series in which Washington plays Olivia Pope, a former crisis management expert to the President. In 2013, her role earned her Primetime Emmy Award, Screen Actors Guild Award and Golden Globe Award nominations.

Washington is known for her roles as Ray Charles's wife, Della Bea Robinson, in the film Ray, as Idi Amin's wife Kay in The Last King of Scotland, as Alicia Masters, love interest of Ben Grimm/The Thing in the live-action Fantastic Four films of 2005 and 2007, and as Broomhilda von Schaft, Django's wife, in Quentin Tarantino's film Django Unchained. She has also starred in the critically acclaimed independent films Our Song, The Dead Girl, and Night Catches Us.

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Born
Jan 31, 1977
The Bronx
Also known as
  • Kerry Marisa Washington
Parents
Spouses
Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • George Washington University
    Sociology
    ( - 1998)
  • Anthropology
  • Michael Howard Studios
  • Spence School
    ( - 1994)
Lived in
  • The Bronx

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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