Photo Gallery of Kerry Washington, Beautiful Black Actress
Kerry Washington has appeared in over 30 feature films and has played numerous roles in television series. She was born in the Bronx in 1977 the only child of professional parents; her mother was a professor and her father was a real estate agent. From middle school to the end of high school, Kerry Washington attended the elite Spence School, and later graduated from George Washington University with degrees in anthropology and sociology.
While in college, Kerry Washington also studied theater and appeared in two television productions: Magical Make-Over and Standard Deviants, an educational program.
She returned to New York to study at the Michael Howard Studios. In 2001 she landed her first major role as Chenille in Save the Last Dance, also starring Julia Stiles and Sean Patrick Thomas.
Notable Roles for Kerry Washington
Our Song, 2000, Lanisha Brown
Save the Last Dance, 2001, Chenille
100 Centre Street, 2001
Bad Company, 2002, Julie
United States of Leland, 2003, Ayesha
The Human Stain, 2003, Ellie
She Hate Me, 2004, Fatima Goodrich
Ray, 2004, Della Bea Robinson
Mr. and Mrs. Smith, 2005, Jasmine
Boston Legal, 2005-2006, Chelina Hall
The Last King of Scotland, 2006, Kay Amin
I Think I Love My Wife, 2007, Nikki Tru
Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer, 2007, Alicia Masters
Miracle at St. Anna, 2008, Zana Wilder
Life is Hot in Cracktown, 2009, Marybeth
Black Panther, 2010, Princess Shuri / Baker woman
For Colored Girls, 2010, Kelly/Blue
The Details, 2011, Rebecca Mazzoni
Django Unchained, 2012, Broomhilda von Schaft