Samira Wiley


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Samira Wiley was born on April 15, 1987 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Orange Is the New Black (2013), The Sitter (2011) and The Handmaid's Tale (2017). She has been married to Lauren Morelli since March 25, 2017. See full bio »

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Orange Is the New Black Poussey Washington
(2013-2019)
The Sitter Tina
(2011)
The Handmaid's Tale Moira Strand
(2017-2022)
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(2016)

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 2017-2022 The Handmaid's Tale (TV Series)
Moira Strand
- Episode #5.1 (2022) ... Moira Strand
- The Wilderness (2021) ... Moira Strand
- Progress (2021) ... Moira Strand
- Testimony (2021) ... Moira Strand
- Home (2021) ... Moira Strand
 2021-2022 Blade Runner: Black Lotus (TV Series)
Officer Davis
- Time To Die (2022) ... Officer Davis (English version, voice)
- Artificial Souls (2022) ... Officer Davis (English version, voice)
- All The Best Memories (2022) ... Officer Davis (English version, voice)
- The Davis Report (2022) ... Officer Davis (English version, voice)
- Reality (2021) ... Officer Davis (English version, voice)
 2020 Equal (TV Series documentary)
Lorraine Hannsberry
- Black is Beautiful, Gay is Good! (2020) ... Lorraine Hannsberry
 2019-2020 The Two Princes (Podcast Series)
Joan
- The Song of the Heartland (2020) ... Joan
- Love is a Battlefield (2020) ... Joan
- The Enemy Within (2020) ... Joan
- Adventures in Babysitting (2020) ... Joan
- Something's Coming (2020) ... Joan
 2013-2019 Orange Is the New Black (TV Series)
Poussey Washington
- The Big House (2019) ... Poussey Washington
- Flaming Hot Cheetos, Literally (2017) ... Poussey Washington
- Bunny, Skull, Bunny, Skull (2016) ... Poussey Washington
- Friends in Low Places (2016) ... Poussey Washington
- Turn Table Turn (2016) ... Poussey Washington
 2019/I Vault
Karyn
 2019 Will & Grace (TV Series)
Nikki
- Jack's Big Gay Wedding (2019) ... Nikki
- The Things We Do for Love (2019) ... Nikki
- Conscious Coupling (2019) ... Nikki
 2019 Love, Death & Robots (TV Series short)
Lieutenant Colby
- Lucky 13 (2019) ... Lieutenant Colby (voice)
 2019 Drunk History (TV Series)
Bessie Coleman
- Trailblazers (2019) ... Bessie Coleman
 2017-2019 Ryan Hansen Solves Crimes on Television (TV Series)
Jessica Mathers / Detective Jessica Mathers
- Execution Dependant (2019) ... Detective Jessica Mathers
- Revival (2019) ... Detective Jessica Mathers
- Freezed (2017) ... Jessica Mathers
- Escape Room Escapades (2017) ... Jessica Mathers
- Hungry for Justice (2017) ... Jessica Mathers
 2016-2019 You're the Worst (TV Series)
Justina Jordan / Justina
- The Pin in My Grenade (2019) ... Justina
- No Longer Just Us (2016) ... Justina Jordan
- Genetically Inferior Beta Males (2016) ... Justina Jordan
- Men Get Strong (2016) ... Justina Jordan
- Bad News: Dude's Dead (2016) ... Justina Jordan
 2018/I Social Animals
Lana
 2017/IV Hum (Short)
Billie
 2017 Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (TV Series)
Forensic Scientist
- Forensic Science (2017) ... Forensic Scientist
 2017 Detroit
Vanessa
 2016/I Nerve
Hacker Kween
 2016 The Catch (TV Series)
Nia Brooks
- The Benefactor (2016) ... Nia Brooks
 2016 The Walking Dead: Michonne (Video Game)
Michonne (voice)
 2016 37
Joyce Smith
 2015 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Michelle Thompson
- Perverted Justice (2015) ... Michelle Thompson
 2014 Rob the Mob
Agent Annie Bell
 2013 Unker & Physia (TV Series short)
Regigi
- Wet Spruce (2013) ... Regigi
 2012 Person of Interest (TV Series)
Triage Nurse
- Many Happy Returns (2012) ... Triage Nurse
 2012 Being Flynn
Asha
 2011 The Sitter
Tina
 2011 Unforgettable (TV Series)
Gina
- Heroes (2011) ... Gina
- Pilot (2011) ... Gina
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Samira Wiley

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5' 3" (1.6 m)

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Lauren Morelli

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Asante Blackk (niece or nephew)
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