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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
(2000), a movie about teen pregnancy. A year later, gained popularity portraying a teen mother in
Save the Last Dance
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
Made her Broadway debut in 2009, starring in David Mamet's
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-fiancé
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
George Washington University, Washington, District of Columbia, United States (BFA in Theater, 1998)
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