Kerry Washington

Born in New York City on January 31, 1977, actress Kerry Washington started performing during her school years. She earned a degree in performance studies from George Washington University. After making her film debut in 2000's Our Song, Washington starred in such films as She Hate Me, Django Unchained, Save the Last Dance, and Bad Company. She later earned wide acclaim for her work in Ray and The Last King of Scotland. In 2012 she began her run on the TV drama Scandal, receiving Emmy nominations for her portrayal of main character Olivia Pope. She also portrayed lawyer/academic Anita Hill in the 2016 HBO film Confirmation.

In June 2013, Washington married pro football player Nnamdi Asomugha, with the two having a baby girl, Isabelle, the following year. The couple had been dating for about a year before tying the knot. The couple welcomed a son, Caleb, in October 2016.

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Cast Credits

Live with Kelly & Ryan (2017)
Guest starring as Kerry Washington (3 episodes)
Chelsea (2016)
Guest starring as Kerry Washington
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (2015)
Guest starring as Kerry Washington
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (2015)
Guest starring as Kerry Washington (4 episodes)
How to Get Away with Murder (2014)
Guest starring as Olivia Pope (2 episodes)
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014)
Guest starring as Kerry Washington (2 episodes)
The Writers' Room (2013)
Guest starring as Kerry Washington
  • Episode 2x01: Scandal (Apr 18, 2014)
WPC 56 (2013)
Guest starring as Bessie Cradditch
Scandal (2012)
Starring as Olivia Pope (124 episodes)
Psych (2006)
Guest starring as Mira Gaffney
Boston Legal (2004)
Guest starring as Chelina Hall (5 episodes)
Real Time with Bill Maher (2003)
Guest starring as Kerry Washington
Jimmy Kimmel Live (2003)
Guest starring as Kerry Washington (2 episodes)
The Guardian (2001)
Guest starring as Drea
Deadline (2000)
Guest starring as Tina Johnson
Extra (1994)
Guest starring as Kerry Washington (3 episodes)
NYPD Blue (1993)
Guest starring as Maya Young
Law & Order (1990)
Guest starring as Allie Lawrence
Independent Spirit Awards (1986)
Guest starring as Kerry Washington
Saturday Night Live (1975)
Guest starring as Kerry Washington (2 episodes)
Little Fires Everywhere ()
Starring as TBA
Old City Blues ()
Starring as TBA
Oscars (1953)
Guest starring as Kerry Washington (4 episodes)