40 Facts About Kerry Washington

1. Kerry Washington shared her Photoshop-free image for Neutrogena on Instagram, writing "I am not a fan of putting pictures out in the world that contribute to our feelings of self doubt and inadequacy because they are unnatural images that have been altered by computers.

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2. Kerry Washington shared her Photoshop-free image for Neutrogena on Instagram, writing "I am not a fan of putting pictures out in the world that contribute to our feelings of self doubt and inadequacy because they are unnatural images that have been altered by computers.

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3. Kerry Washington shared her Photoshop-free image for Neutrogena on Instagram, writing "I am not a fan of putting pictures out in the world that contribute to our feelings of self doubt and inadequacy because they are unnatural images that have been altered by computers.

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4. Kerry Washington shared her Photoshop-free image for Neutrogena on Instagram, writing "I am not a fan of putting pictures out in the world that contribute to our feelings of self doubt and inadequacy because they are unnatural images that have been altered by computers.

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5. Kerry Washington shared her Photoshop-free image for Neutrogena on Instagram, writing "I am not a fan of putting pictures out in the world that contribute to our feelings of self doubt and inadequacy because they are unnatural images that have been altered by computers.

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6. Kerry Washington shared her Photoshop-free image for Neutrogena on Instagram, writing "I am not a fan of putting pictures out in the world that contribute to our feelings of self doubt and inadequacy because they are unnatural images that have been altered by computers.

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7. Kerry Washington shared her Photoshop-free image for Neutrogena on Instagram, writing "I am not a fan of putting pictures out in the world that contribute to our feelings of self doubt and inadequacy because they are unnatural images that have been altered by computers.

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8. Kerry Washington shared her Photoshop-free image for Neutrogena on Instagram, writing "I am not a fan of putting pictures out in the world that contribute to our feelings of self doubt and inadequacy because they are unnatural images that have been altered by computers.

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9. Kerry Washington shared her Photoshop-free image for Neutrogena on Instagram, writing "I am not a fan of putting pictures out in the world that contribute to our feelings of self doubt and inadequacy because they are unnatural images that have been altered by computers.

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10. Kerry Washington shared her Photoshop-free image for Neutrogena on Instagram, writing "I am not a fan of putting pictures out in the world that contribute to our feelings of self doubt and inadequacy because they are unnatural images that have been altered by computers.

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11. In 2013, Kerry Washington was honored with the NAACP President's Award, which recognized her special achievements in furthering the cause of civil rights and public service.

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12. Kerry Washington is an American actress, best known for playing the role of Olivia Pope in the ABC political drama series Scandal.

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13. Kerry Washington was born on January 31, 1977 in Bronx, New York.

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14. Kerry Washington made her feature-film debut in Our Song, a movie about teen pregnancy.

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15. Kerry Washington is cousins with former Secretary of State Colin Powell.

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16. Kerry Washington is a strong supporter of President Barack Obama and has campaigned on his behalf.

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17. Around this time, Kerry Washington made her Broadway debut in the original David Mamet play Race.

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18. Around this time, Kerry Washington had a recurring role on the hit television series Boston Legal.

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19. Kerry Washington hosted Saturday Night Live on November 2, 2013, where she impersonated Michelle Obama and Oprah Winfrey in a cold opening sketch that satirized criticism of Saturday Night Live for not having had any black female cast members for many years.

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20. In 2009 Kerry Washington performed in The People Speak, a documentary feature film that uses dramatic and musical performances of the letters, diaries, and speeches of everyday Americans, based on historian Howard Zinn's A People's History of the United States.

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21. Kerry Washington got her Screen Actors Guild card as a requirement for a commercial that she starred in.

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22. Kerry Washington was born in The Bronx, New York City, the daughter of Valerie, a professor and educational consultant, and Earl Washington, a real estate broker.

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23. Kerry Washington stopped by Late Night With Seth Meyers on Monday and talked all about her return to Broadway in new play, American Son! "I try to rest on my day off", the Emmy-nominated actress said of her typical Mondays.

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24. Kerry Washington gave an amazing performance in the new American Son play, and we can't stop raving about it! Carlos Greer will tell you all about it, plus who showed up at the afterparty, on PageSix TV! Watch TV shows, movies and more on Yahoo View.

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25. Kerry Washington leads a quartet of actors that includes Steven Pasquale.

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26. Kerry Washington is best known for her Emmy-nominated role on the TV drama "Scandal.

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27. Kerry Washington posted a photo of herself with "Power's" Omari Hardwick and it caused a really big to do.

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28. Kerry Washington is back on Broadway after an absence of nearly a decade and she picked an important play for her return.

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29. Kerry Washington carries the weight of a nation on her back in American Son, and I'm tempted to say this fine actress makes it look easy.

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30. Kerry Washington poses with co-star Steven Pasquale at the opening night party for their new Broadway play American Son on Sunday night in New York City.

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31. Kerry Washington corrects TV interviewer with 'mother of three' comment.

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32. Kerry Washington talks Broadway role in 'American Son' and politics.

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33. Kerry Washington has encouraged her fans to vote in the upcoming US midterm elections.

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34. Kerry Washington turned some heads Monday morning when she corrected her interviewer on NBC's Today, calling herself a "mother of three" when he said she was a "mother of two.

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35. Kerry Washington was photographed out in New York, where she was promoting her new play, American Son, at the Today Show.

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36. Kerry Washington arrives for her interview at the Today show to promote her Broadway play American Son on Monday in New York City.

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37. Kerry Washington was engaged to actor David Moscow from October 2004 to March 2007.

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38. Kerry Washington played the lead role in Confirmation, an HBO movie directed by Rick Famuyiwa about Anita Hill's testimony during Clarence Thomas Supreme Court nomination, which aired in 2016.

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39. In 2013, Kerry Washington ranked No 2 in People magazine's 100 Most Beautiful people and was named Woman of the Year by Glamour magazine.

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40. Kerry Washington performed with the TADA! Youth Theater teen group and attended the Spence School in Manhattan from her pre-teen years until graduating from high school in 1994.

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