Kerry Marisa Washington is an American actress. She gained wide public recognition for starring as Olivia Pope, a crisis management expert, in the ABC drama series Scandal. For her role, she received nominations for two Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress. Her portrayal of Anita Hill in the HBO television film Confirmation, earned her another Primetime Emmy Award nomination. In film, Washington is known for her roles as Della Bea Robinson in Ray, as Kay in The Last King of Scotland, as Alicia Masters in the live-action Fantastic Four films of 2005 and 2007, and as Broomhilda von Shaft in Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained. She has also starred in the independent films Our Song, The Dead Girl, Mother and Child and Night Catches Us. Time magazine included Washington in its Time 100 list of 2014. In 2018, Forbes named her the eighth highest-paid television actress.
|Born:||Kerry Marisa Washington, January 31, 1977, New York City, U.S.|
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About Kerry Washington
Actress who starred on the popular ABC show Scandal and played Nikki in I Think I Love My Wife with Chris Rock. She also appeared in the 2004 film Ray and the 2010 film Night Catches Us.
She graduated from George Washington University in 1998.
She played The Thing's wife in the 2005 film Fantastic Four.
She was engaged to David Moscow until 2007. She then married former NFL cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha in 2013. The couple welcomed a daughter named Isabelle in April of 2014 followed by a son named Caleb in October of 2016.
She played a major role in the award-winning biopic of blues artist Ray Charles.
Latest information about Kerry Washington updated on May 25, 2020.