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Kerry Washington (born 31.01.77) is an American actress best known for her roles in 'Django Unchained', 'The Last King of Scotland' and 'Fantastic Four'.

Net Worth: In 2013, Celebrity Net Worth stated that Kerry Washington had a net worth of 8 million USD.

Childhood: Kerry Washington was born in the Bronx, New York City, to Valerie and Earl Washington. As a child, she studied at the all-girls Spence School in Manhattan, while also attending the TADA! Youth Theatre as a teenager. She later studied anthropology and sociology at George Washington University in Washington D.C. and later at the performing arts studio, Michael Howard Studios in New York City.

Career: Washington made her screen debut in the ABC television film, 'Magical Make-Out' in 1994 as part of the ABC After School specials series. In 2000, she made her feature film debut in the movie, 'Our Song'. She then appeared in 'Save the Last Dance' the following year, 'Bad Company' in 2002, and 'The Human Stain' in 2003. 2004 saw her in her first leading role in the Spike Lee film, 'She Hate Me'. Following her appearance in the spotlight after 'She Hate Me', Washington went on to appear in 'Me & Mrs Smith' in 2005, 'Little Man' and 'The Last King of Scotland' in 2006, and 'I Think I Love My Wife' in 2007. In 2009, Washington narrated a documentary entitled 'From the Mouthpiece on the Back' which gained critical acclaim. She then made her Broadway debut the following year in 'Race' alongside James Spader. In 2012, Washington appeared in the Quentin Tarantino film, 'Django Unchained'. The same year, she appeared in the ABC drama 'Scandal'. The second series of 'Scandal' earned her a nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series in both 2013 and 2014.

Personal Life: Between October 2004 and March 2007, Washington was engaged to actor David Moscow. In June, 2013, she married NFL player Nnamdi Asomugha, and the couple had a daughter in April, 2014.



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Kerry Washington Teases Final 'Scandal' Season


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If there's one thing people know about Shonda Rhimes, it's that she's highly capable of creating gripping television for a wide audience. As the mastermind behind the likes of 'How To Get Away With Murder', 'Grey's Anatomy' and 'Scandal', the television writer has shot herself right into the hearts of millions of TV viewers across the globe, bringing relatable and inspirational characters to the small screen.

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One of those characters is 'Scandal' lead Olivia Pope, played by Kerry Washington. Introduced back in 2012, viewers learned that this former White House Communications Director wasn't somebody you'd want to cross, but somebody who would be brilliantly loyal and trustworthy if you got on her right side.

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Kerry Washington at the 2017 CFDA Awards held at Hammerstein Ballroom - New York, United States - Tuesday 6th June 2017

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Cars 3 - Extended Trailer


Former Piston Cup Champion Lightning McQueen was a hero in his day, but it seems in the last few years technology has improved so much that he is constantly being out-run by newer and more advanced models. His latest rival is the super-speedy newcomer Jackson Storm, whose arrogant attitude makes McQueen desperate to beat him once and for all. Naturally, he's being bugged constantly about his plans for retirement, but to him it only feels like yesterday that he was a rookie himself making waves in the racing world. It doesn't matter how many tricks he learns to up his game, however, he'll never be the racer he once was. But his friends are nonetheless determined to train him up to be the best he can be, led by the young and enthusiastic technician Cruz Ramirez. He might never be able to match Jackson's speed, but that doesn't mean he can't outsmart him on the track.

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Kerry Washington seen at ABC Upfronts - New York, United States - Wednesday 17th May 2017

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Shonda Rhimes' 'Scandal' Ending With Season 7


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Currently in its sixth season, ABC political drama 'Scandal' from Shonda Rhimes has managed to entertain audiences and currently averages a 2.7 among the 18-49 adult demographic, with an impressive 8.9 million total viewers when taking seven days of delayed viewing into account.

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Previously admitted that she had to scrap a storyline that saw Russians hacking the Presidential Election because it hit a little too close to home in regards to America's current political climate, it's now being widely reported on a number of major entertainment news outlets that 'Scandal' will be wrapping things up when its seventh season broadcasts next year. A formal announcement is expected next week at the network's upfront presentation.

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Shonda Rhimes Struggles Writing 'Scandal' In Current Real-Life Political Climate


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Shonda Rhimes is one of the modern days most successful television writers. Bringing such shows as 'Grey's Anatomy' and 'How To Get Away With Murder' to the small screen, she enjoys a host of accolades and award nominations each years for her various creations, and 'Scandal' is no exception.

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Starring Kerry Washington in the lead role of Olivia Pope, the series has told some of the wackiest and insane stories straight from Washington for almost six full seasons now. Whether it's to do with the various relationships going on inside the Oval Office, unexpected murders or even a character eating her own wrists, the show certainly has something for everybody watching.

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Shonda Rhimes at ABC's celebration for the 100th episode of 'Scandal' held at Fig & Olive in West Hollywood - Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 8th April 2017

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Kerry Washington at the Paley Center For Media's 34th Annual PaleyFest Los Angeles - "Scandal" event held at Dolby Theatre - Hollywood, California, United States - Sunday 26th March 2017

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Kerry Washington at Vanity Fair's Oscar Party held at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts - Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 26th February 2017

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Kerry Washington Brings Her First Son Caleb Into The World


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Congratulations to Kerry Washington and her husband Nnamdi Asomugha, who have just revealed that they welcomed their second child - a son named Caleb Kelechi - into the world earlier this month in Los Angeles. A nice surprise baby brother for toddler Isabelle Amarachi Asomugha!

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According to reports, the 'Scandal' star and her NFL player husband of three years saw the birth of baby Caleb on October 5th at 9:56 pm, having announced the pregnancy back in May. Caleb is the couple's second child together, after their 2-year-old daughter Isabelle Amarachi. 

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Hugh Jackman Among Hosts Of Global Citizen Festival 2015


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Hugh Jackman and Stephen Colbert have been announced as some of the big name hosts of next month’s Global Citizen Festival in New York’s Central Park.

The Global Citizen Festival, which was launched in 2012 as part of 15 year campaign to end extreme poverty worldwide by 2030, made the announcement via its website on Thursday morning (August 13th).

Salma Hayek, Olivia Wilde, Kerry Washington and Deborra-Lee Furness, Jackman’s wife, have also been confirmed as emcees for the free-ticket event which takes place in Central Park on September 26th this year.

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Video - Rosie Huntington-Whiteley Looked Stunning In Pink At The 2015 Met Gala - Part 2


Rosie Huntington-Whiteley was one of the most breathtaking beauties at this year's Met Gala fashion event. She was snapped stepping out of the Mark Hotel in New York with a guest wearing a gorgeously shaped pale pink gown with her long hair pulled back into a bun.

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Kerry Washington Draws Tears With GLAAD Vanguard Award Speech


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Kerry Washington  added another appearance to her impressive record to her already impressive record as an advocate for diversity, human rights and gender equality. On Saturday, the Scandal star was named the 2015 GLAAD Media Awards Vanguard winner and her speech brought the audience at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

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Washington compared the problems of the LGBT community to civil rights struggles of the past.

The award is given out every year by the GLAAD to the most prominent and active allies of the LGBT community, as determined by the non-profit organization. "When I was told that I was going to get an award for being an ally to GLAAD, it got me thinking," she said to the crowd, which included Ellen Degeneres, Portia De Rossi, Channing Tatum and Zoe Saldana.

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Kerry Washington Will Be Presented With The Vanguard Award By GLAAD


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Congratulations are in order for Kerry Washington! The 38-year-old actress is set to receive the Vanguard Award this year's GLAAD (Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) Media Awards in Los Angeles.

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Washington will be presented with the Vanguard Award by GLAAD

Washington, who will be presented with the honour in Beverly Hills on March 21st, is receiving the award for her efforts in making a "significant difference in promoting equality," according to E!News. Previous recipients include Jennifer Lopez, Charlize Theron, Drew Barrymore, Antonio Banderas, Janet Jackson and Kristin Chenoweth.

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Kerry Washington Reveals How She Quickly Lost Her Post-Pregnancy Weight


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It was only in April of last year that Kerry Washington and her retired NFL player husband Nnamdi Asomugha welcomed their first child into the world, a baby daughter called Isabelle Amarachi Asomugha, and now the 37-year-old actress has already got her hot pre-pregnancy body back.

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Washington gave birth to her first child last April

While attending The Daily Front Row's Fashion Los Angeles Awards at the Sunset Tower Hotel, Washington revealed to E!News that she was able to shed so much weight in such a short period of time in two very simple ways.

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Kerry Washington

Date of birth

31st January, 1977

Occupation

Actor

Sex

Female

Height

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Cars 3 Trailer

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The Details - Trailer Trailer

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Django Unchained Trailer

Django Unchained Trailer

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Mother and Child Movie Review

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An excellent ensemble makes the most of a multi-strand female-centred film that drifts very close...

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A Thousand Words Trailer

A Thousand Words Trailer

Jack McCall is a literary agent who has a way with words. He knows just...

For Colored Girls Trailer

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Mother & Child Trailer

Adoption is a life changing situation for all involved.The woman who feels she must give...

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Lakeview Terrace Trailer

Watch the trailer for Lakeview Terrace. A certain amount of relief is felt when any...

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Lakeview Terrace Movie Review

Lakeview Terrace is the seventh film directed by playwright Neil LaBute and it is, by...

I Think I Love My Wife Movie Review

I Think I Love My Wife Movie Review

Let's admit up front that Chris Rock can be very funny.The guy is vicious onstage,...

The Dead Girl Movie Review

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With her debut feature Blue Car, Karen Moncrieff zeroed in on a troubled adolescent girl...

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