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Samira Wiley


Samira Wiley was born as Samira Denise Wiley. She is an actress and producer, known for Orange Is the New Black (2013), The Handmaid's Tale (2017) and The Sitter (2011). She has been married to Lauren Morelli since March 25, 2017. See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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Orange Is the New Black Poussey Washington
(2013-2017)
(2017-2018)
The Sitter Tina
(2011)
Nerve Hacker Kween
(2016)

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 2020 BIOS (pre-production)
 2019 Vault (completed)
Karyn
 2019 Will & Grace (TV Series)
Nikki
- Conscious Coupling (2019) ... Nikki
 2019 Love, Death & Robots (TV Series)
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
 2017-2018 The Handmaid's Tale (TV Series)
Moira
- Holly (2018) ... Moira
- Smart Power (2018) ... Moira
- After (2018) ... Moira
- Baggage (2018) ... Moira
- Night (2017) ... Moira
 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
 2013-2017 Orange Is the New Black (TV Series)
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
- Toast Can't Never Be Bread Again (2016) ... Poussey Washington
 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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