Kerry Washington

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Biography

  • Birth Place: Bronx, New York, United States
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 01/31/1977, Aquarius
  • Profession: Actor
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Kerry Washington Fast Facts:
  • At age 13, studied acting at the Education Theater Company in New York and appeared in sex-education skits.
  • After graduating from college, spent some time in India studying yoga.
  • Made her feature-film debut in Our Song (2000), a movie about teen pregnancy. A year later, gained popularity portraying a teen mother in Save the Last Dance (2001).
  • Won an Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture in 2005 for her role as Della, Ray Charles' wife, opposite Jamie Foxx in Ray.
  • Made her Broadway debut in 2009, starring in David Mamet's Race.
  • Is an adviser for V-Day, an organization dedicated to ending violence against women and girls.
  • Kerry Washington Relationships:
  • Isabelle Amarachi Asomugha - Daughter
  • David Moscow - Ex-fiancĂ©
  • Nnamdi Asomugha - Husband
  • Kerry Washington Awards:
  • 2004 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 2014 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama - Nominee
  • 2013 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2013 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2014 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • College:
  • George Washington University, Washington, District of Columbia, United States (BFA in Theater, 1998)

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