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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, known for Django Unchained (2012), Scandal (2012) and Ray (2004). She has been married to Nnamdi Asomugha since June 24, 2013. They have one child. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 15 wins & 32 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series)
 2010 Black Panther (TV Mini-Series)
Princess Shuri / Baker Woman
- Episode #1.6 (2010) ... Princess Shuri (voice)
- Episode #1.5 (2010) ... Princess Shuri (voice)
- Episode #1.4 (2010) ... Princess Shuri / Baker Woman (voice)
- Episode #1.2 (2010) ... Princess Shuri (voice)
- Episode #1.1 (2010) ... Princess Shuri (voice)
 2008 Woman in Burka (Short)
 2007 Put It in a Book (Short)
 2005 Wait (Short)
 2004 Strip Search (TV Movie)
 2003 Sin
 2002 The Guardian (TV Series)
Drea Westbrook
- The Next Life (2002) ... Drea Westbrook
 2002 Take the A Train (Short)
 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
 2000 3D (Short)
 2000 Our Song
Lanisha Brown
 1996 Standard Deviants (TV Series)
 1994 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
- Magical Make-Over (1994) ... Heather
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Was the leading lady in Maxwell's "Bad Habit" video. See more »

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3 Interviews | 11 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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My very first feature, Our Song (2000), was an independent film that was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award. I always feel like I was able to start off my career on the right foot by starting off in independent film because that's where the real work ethic is and that's where the real artistry is, and every now and then you're lucky with a movie like Django Unchained (2012) to do a studio ... See more »


Studied acting in New York City at Michael Howard Studios. See more »

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Looks Like Aisha Tyler Mierhnam
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She sounds like Emmy Rossum! rustywriter-292-501345
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