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Kerry Washington

Actress, Producer, and Activist

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 Kerry Washington Biography

Winner of "Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture" for Ray at the NAACP Image Awards in 2005 and nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for "Best Actress" in the film Lift in 2002, Kerry Washington is a versatile and fearless actress who has built an impressive list of credits in a relatively short amount of time. She garnered critical acclaim for her roles in The Last King of Scotland opposite Forest Whitaker for which she was nominated for "Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture" at the NAACP Image Awards in 2007, The Dead Girl opposite Marcia Gay Harden and Brittany Murphy, and in Lakeview Terrace starring opposite Samuel L. Jackson and Patrick Wilson. Kerry will next be seen in Night Catches Us, premiering at Sundance in 2010; A Thousand Words opposite Eddie Murphy; and Mother and Child with Annette Bening and Naomi Watts opening May 2010.

Prior to these films, Washington starred as Alicia Masters in Fantastic Four and it's sequel Rise of the Silver Surfer, I Think I Love My Wife opposite Chris Rock, the Wayans Brothers' comedy Little Man, Mr. and Mrs. Smith, starring Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, Spike Lee's She Hate Me, Sidney Lumet's HBO film Strip Search and the independent film Sexual Life.

Other film credits for Washington include Against the Ropes, The United States of Leland, The Human Stain, Bad Company, Save the Last Dance for which she received a Teen Choice Award for Best Breakout Performance, and the highly acclaimed independent film, Our Song.

Washington is currently making her Broadway debut in David Mamet's new play 'Race'.

In TV, Washington can be seen in Howard Zinn's documentary The People Speak, along with Matt Damon, Josh Brolin and Sean Penn, which premieres on the History Channel in December 2009. In 2010 Washington will voice the role of Princess Shuri in the animated series Black Panther.

Washington is an active member of the V-Counsel, an esteemed group of advisors to V-Day, the global movement to end violence against women and girls, and she serves on the board of Voices of a People's History, a non-profit arts and education group which uses live performance and educational programs to illuminate the primary source material that inspired the book, Voices of a People's History of the United States.

In 2004 Kerry received the Hollywood Life Breakthrough award. In 2005 Kerry received the Young Artist award from Americans for the Arts; this award is for incredible accomplishments and exemplary leadership. In 2008 Washington received several accolades including the Women's Project Women of Achievement Award, the GWU Alumni Association's Recent Alumni Achievement Award, and the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Phoenix Award, for Washington's commitment to social advocacy. In 2009, Washington received the US Conference of Mayors Artist-Citizen Award for public leadership in the arts.

Originally from The Bronx, New York, Washington is a graduate of The Spence School. In 1998, she graduated Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa from The George Washington University.

Washington is currently a spokesperson for L'Oreal Paris and a brand ambassador for Movado.

In November of 2009, Washington was appointed by President Barack Obama to the President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities.

Speech Topics Include:

  • Victory Day: Working To End Violence Against Women and Girls

  • Womens Health: Our Ongoing Battle Against Cancer and Our Journey To Better Health

  • The Power of One: How Activism and Active Voices Can Change the Lives of Many

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  • Victory Day: Working To End Violence Against Women and Girls

  • Womens Health: Our Ongoing Battle Against Cancer and Our Journey To Better Health

  • The Power of One: How Activism and Active Voices Can Change the Lives of Many

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    Booking fees for Kerry Washington, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Kerry Washington, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
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    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Kerry Washington for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Kerry Washington for your next private or corporate function.
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Kerry Washington

Actress, Producer, and Activist

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Kerry Washington Biography

Winner of "Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture" for Ray at the NAACP Image Awards in 2005 and nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for "Best Actress" in the film Lift in 2002, Kerry Washington is a versatile and fearless actress who has built an impressive list of credits in a relatively short amount of time. She garnered critical acclaim for her roles in The Last King of Scotland opposite Forest Whitaker for which she was nominated for "Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture" at the NAACP Image Awards in 2007, The Dead Girl opposite Marcia Gay Harden and Brittany Murphy, and in Lakeview Terrace starring opposite Samuel L. Jackson and Patrick Wilson. Kerry will next be seen in Night Catches Us, premiering at Sundance in 2010; A Thousand Words opposite Eddie Murphy; and Mother and Child with Annette Bening and Naomi Watts opening May 2010.

Prior to these films, Washington starred as Alicia Masters in Fantastic Four and it's sequel Rise of the Silver Surfer, I Think I Love My Wife opposite Chris Rock, the Wayans Brothers' comedy Little Man, Mr. and Mrs. Smith, starring Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, Spike Lee's She Hate Me, Sidney Lumet's HBO film Strip Search and the independent film Sexual Life.

Other film credits for Washington include Against the Ropes, The United States of Leland, The Human Stain, Bad Company, Save the Last Dance for which she received a Teen Choice Award for Best Breakout Performance, and the highly acclaimed independent film, Our Song.

Washington is currently making her Broadway debut in David Mamet's new play 'Race'.

In TV, Washington can be seen in Howard Zinn's documentary The People Speak, along with Matt Damon, Josh Brolin and Sean Penn, which premieres on the History Channel in December 2009. In 2010 Washington will voice the role of Princess Shuri in the animated series Black Panther.

Washington is an active member of the V-Counsel, an esteemed group of advisors to V-Day, the global movement to end violence against women and girls, and she serves on the board of Voices of a People's History, a non-profit arts and education group which uses live performance and educational programs to illuminate the primary source material that inspired the book, Voices of a People's History of the United States.

In 2004 Kerry received the Hollywood Life Breakthrough award. In 2005 Kerry received the Young Artist award from Americans for the Arts; this award is for incredible accomplishments and exemplary leadership. In 2008 Washington received several accolades including the Women's Project Women of Achievement Award, the GWU Alumni Association's Recent Alumni Achievement Award, and the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Phoenix Award, for Washington's commitment to social advocacy. In 2009, Washington received the US Conference of Mayors Artist-Citizen Award for public leadership in the arts.

Originally from The Bronx, New York, Washington is a graduate of The Spence School. In 1998, she graduated Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa from The George Washington University.

Washington is currently a spokesperson for L'Oreal Paris and a brand ambassador for Movado.

In November of 2009, Washington was appointed by President Barack Obama to the President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities.

Speech Topics Include:

  • Victory Day: Working To End Violence Against Women and Girls

  • Womens Health: Our Ongoing Battle Against Cancer and Our Journey To Better Health

  • The Power of One: How Activism and Active Voices Can Change the Lives of Many

Kerry Washington Videos

  • Kerry Washington and the New Rules of Social Stardom
  • Kerry Washington accepts the Vanguard Award at the #glaadawards ...
  • Kerry Washington - her speech at the 44th NAACP Image Awards ...

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Kerry Washington Speaking Topics

  • Victory Day: Working To End Violence Against Women and Girls

  • Womens Health: Our Ongoing Battle Against Cancer and Our Journey To Better Health

  • The Power of One: How Activism and Active Voices Can Change the Lives of Many

FAQs on booking Kerry Washington

  • How to book Kerry Washington?
    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Kerry Washington for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Kerry Washington, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Kerry Washington or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Kerry Washington?
    Booking fees for Kerry Washington, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Kerry Washington, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Kerry Washington?
    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Kerry Washington for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Kerry Washington for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?
    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Kerry Washington or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Kerry Washington or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Kerry Washington is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Kerry Washington for your event is $200,000 and above. Kerry Washington generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Viola Davis, Gabrielle Union, Mindy Kaling, Ellen DeGeneres and Queen Latifah. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Kerry Washington for an upcoming event.

Kerry Washington Speaker Videos

  • Kerry Washington and the New Rules of Social Stardom
    Kerry Washington accepts the Vanguard Award at the #glaadawards ...
  • Kerry Washington - her speech at the 44th NAACP Image Awards ...
    Watch Kerry Washington's DNC speech - YouTube
  • GW Commencement 2013: Kerry Washington - YouTube

Kerry Washington Speaking Topics

  • Victory Day: Working To End Violence Against Women and Girls

  • Womens Health: Our Ongoing Battle Against Cancer and Our Journey To Better Health

  • The Power of One: How Activism and Active Voices Can Change the Lives of Many

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All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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