Follow TV Tropes


Creator / Kerry Washington

Go To

Kerry Washington (born January 31, 1977 in New York City, New York) is an American actress. She is known for her roles as Ray Charles's wife, Della Bea Robinson, in the film Ray (2004), as Idi Amin's wife Kay in The Last King of Scotland, and as Alicia Masters, love interest of Ben Grimm/The Thing in the live-action Fantastic Four (2005) films of 2005 and 2007. She has also starred in the critically acclaimed independent films Our Song and The Dead Girl, and is the lead actress in the 2012 ABC drama Scandal, a Shonda Rhimes series in which Washington plays Olivia Pope, a former crisis management expert to the President. She also appeared in Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained.

She married Nnamdi Asomugha, an NFL player, in 2013. They have a son and a daughter together, while she is also stepmom to his son from a prior relationship.


Works that she appears in: