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Kerry Washington

Plays: Olivia Pope in Scandal

Kerry Marisa Washington is an American actress. Since 2012, Washington has gained wide public recognition for starring in the ABC drama Scandal, a Shonda Rhimes series in which she plays Olivia Pope, a crisis management expert to the President of the United States. For her role, she has been nominated twice for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series, and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Television Series. Washington is also known for her roles as Ray Charles' wife, Della Bea Robinson, in the film Ray (2004), as Idi Amin's wife Kay in The Last King of Scotland (2006), as Alicia Masters, love interest of Ben Grimm/The Thing in the live-action Fantastic Four films of 2005 and 2007, and as Broomhilda von Schaft, Django's wife, in Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained (2012). She has also starred in the critically acclaimed independent films Our Song (2000), The Dead Girl (2006), Mother and Child (2009) and Night Catches Us (2010). In April 2014, Time magazine included Washington in its annual TIME 100 as one of the "Most Influential People in the World."

Personal Details

Place of Birth USA, New York, The Bronx
Birthday January 31, 1977
Age 39
Residence New York
Gender Female
Personal Style Casual chic


Eye Color Brown
Natural Hair Color Blond
Current Hair color Black
Height (m) 1.63
Weight (kg) 53
Body measurements 32-24-34 in or 81-61-87 cm
Body Type Slender
Dress Size 2 (US)
Shoe Size 8 (US)