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Kerry Washington was born on January 31, 1977 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA as Kerry Marisa Washington. She is an actress and producer, known for Django Unchained (2012), Scandal (2012) and Save the Last Dance (2001). She has been married to Nnamdi Asomugha since June 24, 2013. They have two children. See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 18 wins & 54 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Django Unchained Broomhilda von Shaft
(2012)
Scandal Olivia Pope
(2012-2018)
(2001)

Filmography

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  Little Fires Everywhere (TV Mini-Series) (pre-production)
 2012-2018 Scandal (TV Series)
Olivia Pope
- Over a Cliff (2018) ... Olivia Pope
- Standing in the Sun (2018) ... Olivia Pope
- People Like Me (2018) ... Olivia Pope
- The Noise (2018) ... Olivia Pope
- The List (2018) ... Olivia Pope
 2018 How to Get Away with Murder (TV Series)
Olivia Pope
- Lahey v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (2018) ... Olivia Pope
- Ask Him About Stella (2018) ... Olivia Pope (uncredited)
 2017 Cars 3: Driven to Win (Video Game)
Natalie Certain (voice)
 2017 Cars 3
Natalie Certain (voice)
 2016 Confirmation (TV Movie)
Anita Hill
 2013 Peeples
Grace Peeples
 2012 Django Unchained
Broomhilda von Shaft
 2012/I A Thousand Words
Caroline McCall
 2011 The Details
Rebecca Mazzoni
 2010 For Colored Girls
Kelly / Blue
 2010 Black Panther (TV Mini-Series)
Princess Shuri / Baker Woman
- To the End (2010) ... Princess Shuri (voice)
- Black Panther vs. Juggernaut and Black Knight (2010) ... Princess Shuri (voice)
- Death of Father (2010) ... Princess Shuri / Baker Woman (voice)
- Black Panther (2010) ... Princess Shuri (voice)
- Pilot (2010) ... Princess Shuri (voice)
 2010 Night Catches Us
Patricia Wilson
 2009 Mother and Child
Lucy
 2009 Life Is Hot in Cracktown
Marybeth
 2008 Lakeview Terrace
Lisa Mattson
 2008 Miracle at St. Anna
Zana Wilder
 2008 Woman in Burka (Short)
Kerry
 2008 Psych (TV Series)
Mira Gaffney
- There's Something About Mira (2008) ... Mira Gaffney
 2007 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer
Alicia Masters
 2007 Put It in a Book (Short)
Sheila
 2007 Vanity Fair: Killers Kill, Dead Men Die (Video short)
The Debutante (credit only)
 2007 I Think I Love My Wife
Nikki Tru
 2006 The Dead Girl
Rosetta
 2006 The Last King of Scotland
Kay Amin
 2006 Littleman
Vanessa
 2005-2006 Boston Legal (TV Series)
Chelina Hall
- Race Ipsa (2006) ... Chelina Hall
- Death Be Not Proud (2005) ... Chelina Hall
- Let Sales Ring (2005) ... Chelina Hall
- Tortured Souls (2005) ... Chelina Hall
- 'Til We Meat Again (2005) ... Chelina Hall
 2005 Wait (Short)
Maggie
 2005/I Fantastic Four
Alicia Masters
 2005 Mr. & Mrs. Smith
Jasmine
 2004 Wonderfalls (TV Series)
Mahandra McGinty
- Unaired Pilot (2004) ... Mahandra McGinty
 2004/I Ray
Della Bea Robinson
 2004 She Hate Me
Fatima Goodrich
 2004 Sexual Life
Rosalie
 2004 Strip Search (TV Movie)
 2004 Against the Ropes
Renee
 2003 Sin
Kassie
 2003 The Human Stain
Ellie
 2002 The Guardian (TV Series)
Drea Westbrook
- The Next Life (2002) ... Drea Westbrook
 2002 Bad Company
Julie
 2002 Take the A Train (Short)
Keisha
 2001 100 Centre Street (TV Series)
- Daughters (2001)
- Queenie's Tough (2001)
- Joe Must Go (2001)
 2001 Law & Order (TV Series)
Allie Lawrence
- 3 Dawg Night (2001) ... Allie Lawrence
 2001 Deadline (TV Series)
Tina Johnson
- The Undesirables (2001) ... Tina Johnson
 2001 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Maya Young
- Franco, My Dear, I Don't Give a Damn (2001) ... Maya Young
 2001/I Lift
Niecy
 2001 Save the Last Dance
Chenille
 2000 3D (Short)
Angie
 2000 Our Song
Lanisha Brown
 1996 Standard Deviants (TV Series)
Kerry
 1994 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Heather
- Magical Make-Over (1994) ... Heather
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Was the leading lady in Maxwell's "Bad Habit" video. See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Interviews | 13 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Kerry

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Personal Quote:

I try not to let my politics limit me artistically, and you know say like "Well, I can't do that because I don't ever want to play a black prostitute" or "I can't do that because I don't ever want to play, you know a drug addict." I really try not to do that. What's important to me is to make sure my characters ring true that they reflect a trueness to society because if I can bring out the true ... See more »

Trivia:

Also graduated from the private, girls' Spence School in New York City (1994), where she acted in plays. Gwyneth Paltrow, Emmy Rossum and Sally Pressman also attended Spence School. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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