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Who is Kerry Washington?

Who is Kerry Washington? [1] The world knows Washington as an American actress. She is known for her roles as Ray Charles' wife, Della Bea Robinson, in the film Ray (2004), as Kay Amin in The Last King of Scotland, and Alicia Masters in the 2005 live action Fantastic Four film and its 2007 sequel, Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer. She has also starred in the critically acclaimed independent films Our Song and The Dead Girl.


Washington was born January 31, 1977 in the Bronx, New York, the daughter of a successful real estate broker father and a professor and educational consultant mother.[2] She is an only child, and speaks seven languages: English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Mandarin, Esperanto and Russian .performed with the Tada theater teen group in 1985, when she was 8. She attended Spence School in Manhattan, graduating in 1994. Fellow alumni include Gwyneth Paltrow, Emmy Rossum and Sally Pressman . Washington went on to earn a B.A. degree in theater in 1998 from The George Washington University. She also studied at Michael Howard Studios in New York City.
Washington made her screen debut in the ABC telefilm Magical Make-Over (1994). She was in the cast of the 1996 PBS sketch comedy-style educational series Standard Deviants, and she appeared in the short "3D" and the feature film Our Song in 2000. She went on to appear in several movies, including Save the Last Dance (2001), The Human Stain (2003), Spike Lee's She Hate Me (2004), Ray (2004), Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005), Little Man, & I Think I Love My Wife (2007), and as a wife of 1970s Ugandan dictator Idi Amin in the UK historical drama The Last King of Scotland (2006). Washington has also appeared in the recurring role of Chelina Hall on the ABC television series Boston Legal, and in several episodes of the A&E cable-TV series 100 Centre Street.


She is the new spokesperson for L'Oréal, appearing in commercials and ads alongside fellow actresses Scarlett Johansson and Eva Longoria Parker,
and model Doutzen Kroes.
She also co-directed and appeared in the music video for hip-hop artist Common's song, "I Want You",

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the fourth single off of his album Finding Forever.
Washington also serves as the narrator of the critically-acclaimed documentary about the New Orleans-based teenage TBC Brass Band, entitled From the Mouthpiece on Back, which also lists The Roots as one of the executive producers of the movie. She also appears in Maxwell's "Bad Habits" video.
Washington was engaged to actor David Moscow from October 2004 to March 2007.[3]
As a sort of souvenir or memento, she usually tries to keep something from every character that she plays, whether it is an item of wardrobe or a piece of furniture from the house that the character lived in.[4]
She is at times referred to as a political activist and a supporter of Barack Obama's presidential candidacy.[5]
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Awards and nominations



Washington at the Tribeca Film Festival.

Film
Year Film Role Notes
2000 Our Song Lanisha Brown
3D Angie Boyz n Da Hood
2001 Save the Last Dance Chenille Reynolds
Lift Niecy
2002 Take the A Train Keisha
Bad Company Julie
2003 The United States of Leland Ayesha
The Human Stain Ellie
Sin Kassie
2004 Against the Ropes Renee
Strip Search Unknown TV film
She Hate Me Fatima Goodrich
Ray Della Bea Robinson
2005 Sexual Life Rosalie
Mr. & Mrs. Smith Jasmine
Fantastic Four Alicia Masters
Wait Maggie
2006 Little Man Vanessa
The Last King of Scotland Kay Amin
The Dead Girl Rosetta
2007 I Think I Love My Wife Nikki Tru
Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer Alicia Masters
2008 Woman in Burka Kerry
Lakeview Terrace Lisa Mattson
Miracle at St. Anna Zana Wilder
2009 Life Is Hot in Cracktown Marybeth
A Thousand Words TBA post-production
2010 Mother and Child Lucy post-production

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