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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 Scandal (2012), Django Unchained (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 17 wins & 52 nominations. See more awards »

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Scandal
Scandal Olivia Pope
(2012-2018)
Django Unchained
Django Unchained Broomhilda von Shaft
(2012)
Save the Last Dance
(2001)

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 2012-2018 Scandal (TV Series)
Olivia Pope
- The People v. Olivia Pope (2018) ... Olivia Pope
- Good People (2018) ... Olivia Pope
- Robin (2018) ... Olivia Pope
- Vampires and Bloodsuckers (2017) ... Olivia Pope
- Adventures in Babysitting (2017) ... Olivia Pope
 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 Put It in a Book (Short)
Sheila
 2007 I Think I Love My Wife
Nikki Tru
 2007 Vanity Fair: Killers Kill, Dead Men Die (Video short)
The Debutante
 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/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
 2004 Wonderfalls (TV Series)
Mahandra McGinty
- Unaired Pilot (2004) ... Mahandra McGinty
 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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Alternate Names:

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Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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I am inspired by women who cultivate their inner beauty as much as their outer beauty - who are unafraid to be both smart and sexy. See more »

Trivia:

One of Time magazine's 100 Most Influential People in the World. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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