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Kerry Washington

Kerry Washington
Washington at the Metropolitan Opera's 2010 opening night of Das Rheingold
Personal information
Birth dateJanuary 31, 1977(age 39)
Place of birthThe Bronx, New York, U.S.
Years active1994 present

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Kerry Washington (born January 31, 1977) 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 films of 2005 and 2007. She has also starred in the critically acclaimed independent films Our Song and The Dead Girl, and will be the lead actress in the fall 2011 ABC drama Scandal, a Shonda Rhimes series where Washington will play Olivia Pope, a former crisis management expert to the President.

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