Kerry Washington

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  • Birth Place: Bronx, New York, United States
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 01/31/1977, Aquarius
  • Profession: Actor
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Scandal's Brian Letscher on Incriminating Twist and Turning a Guest Spot into a Killer Role

[WARNING: The following story contains spoilers about Thursday's episode of Scandal. Read at your own risk.]
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Top Videos: Chris Pratt’s SNL Promos, Ellen Page and Kate Mara in “Tiny Detectives”

This week, Saturday Night Live prepared to kick off its 40th season with new promos featuring host Chris Pratt, while former cast member Ana Gasteyer publicly apologized to Martha Stewart for impersonating her on national TV. Girls star Lena Dunham offered advice in a new web series, and Jesse Tyler Ferguson auditioned for Dancing with the Stars. Also, a heated "raining"-versus-"sprinkling" debate erupted between two toddlers and ended in a physical assault (adorably). Check out those clips and more in our weekly roundup of the best online videos:

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Liv's Return, an "Idealistic" Fitz and 5 More Teases About Scandal Season 4

Where in the world is Olivia Pope lounging on the beach? Last we saw our favorite fixer on Scandal, she had extricated herself and Jake (Scott Foley) from Shondaland's messy D.C. world following the death of Fitz (Tony Goldwyn) and Mellie's (Bellamy Young) son Jerry. Little does anyone know, it was Rowan (Joe Morton) — not Mama Pope (Khandi Alexander) — who was behind Jerry's death, so that Fitz could win re-election and re-appoint Rowan to the B613 Command post. Harrison (Columbus Short) discovered the truth, but paid with his life.

Fall TV: Scoop on your favorite returning shows

So when is Olivia (Kerry Washington) coming back? Will she return at all? What happened to the Gladiators? And how long will they all be pawns in Rowan's game before someone realizes what's going on?

 Here are seven teases for Season 4:
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Videos

2013 Oscars: Kerry Washington
Ioan Gruffudd of Fantastic Four: Rise Of The Silver Surfer
The People Speak: J. Guy
I Think I Love My Wife Scene: Nikki's

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Django Unchained
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Peeples
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Girl Rising
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Peeples

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The Key
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Like Father, Like Daughter
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Inside the Bubble
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The State of the Union

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Credits

Year Title Description
2014 86th Academy Awards TV Show Series, Appearing
2014 Thank God It's Thursday on ABC TV Show Series, Appearing
2014 66th Primetime Emmy Awards TV Show Series, Appearing
2013 Vanity Fair's Hollywood TV Show Series, Appearing
2013 Girl Rising Movie, Actor

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News

Exclusive Scandal Video: Olivia Confronts a Broken Mellie in Deleted Scene

Olivia can't fix everything on Scandal.

In the exclusive deleted scene below from the Season 3 DVD, we see that before Liv (Kerry Washington) ordered Fitz (Tony Goldwyn) to "fix your family" for their big TV interview in "Mama Said Knock You Out," she first approaches ...
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Hey New York Times, Shonda Rhimes Isn't an "Angry Black Woman"

 

The New York Times published an essay Friday that begins: "When Shonda Rhimes writes her autobiography it should be called 'How to Get Away With Being an Angry Black Woman.'"

And then it gets worse.

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Returning Favorites: Inside Scandal's Shocking New Season

On a Wednesday afternoon in late August, Kerry Washington's shih tzu-Yorkie mix, Josie, is napping contentedly on a Hollywood soundstage sofa as her Emmy-nominated owner gets back to the business of being scandalous. Clad in her character Olivia Pope's trademark Armani, Washington is...well, we can't tell you what she's doing, who she's doing it with, or even where they're doing it. If we did, Scandal creator and executive producer Shonda Rhimes would unleash the show's figurative guard dogs, the fearsome spies of B613, on us.

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Viola Davis: Most Roles Offered to Black Actresses Are “Mammy-ish”

Viola Davis says she's tired of being offered roles that she describes as "downtrodden" or "mammy-ish."

In an interview with The New York Times Magazine, the How to Get Away with Murder star says there simply aren't enough meaty roles being offered to black women in Hollywood — and, she adds, those given to Halle Berry and her Shondaland counterpartScandal's Kerry Washington, don't count.

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Grey's Anatomy's Ellen Pompeo Is Quitting Acting?!

For Ellen Pompeo, there's really nowhere to go after Grey's Anatomy — at least as far as acting is concerned.

"I definitely don't have a strong desire to act after Grey's," Pompeo said at a BuzzFeed Brews event Wednesday. read more

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