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Kerry Washington

Actress, Producer & Activist Known for Starring as Olivia Pope in ABC's "Scandal"

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 Kerry Washington Biography

Kerry Washington is a versatile and fearless actress known for starring as Olivia Pope, a crisis management expert, in the ABC drama series "Scandal" (2012–2018). For her role in "Scandal," she received nominations for two Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress. Her portrayal of Anita Hill in the HBO television film Confirmation (2016), earned her another Primetime Emmy Award nomination.

Some of Washington's notable film roles were in 2004's Ray, 2006's The Last King of Scotland, the Fantastic Four films, and Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained (2012).

In 2018, Forbes named her the eighth highest-paid television actress.

In addition to her acting career, Washington is an activist. She is a member of V-Day, a global movement that brings awareness to violence against women and girls.

Washington is also a supporter of LGBT rights. In August 2013, she was named an honorary chairperson of the GLSEN Respect Awards; and she received the GLAAD Vanguard Award on March 21, 2015. In June 2016, the Human Rights Campaign released a video in tribute to the victims of the 2016 Orlando gay nightclub shooting; in the video, Washington and others told the stories of the people killed there.

In September 2012, Washington spoke at the Democratic National Convention in favor of re-electing Barack Obama, with her speech focusing on addressing voter apathy. In March 2016, Washington appeared in a commercial endorsing Hillary Clinton for President.

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. On May 19, 2013, she was the commencement speaker for her alma mater. Before giving her commencement address, she was presented with an honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts.

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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 & Activist Known for Starring as Olivia Pope in ABC's "Scandal"

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Kerry Washington Biography

Kerry Washington is a versatile and fearless actress known for starring as Olivia Pope, a crisis management expert, in the ABC drama series "Scandal" (2012–2018). For her role in "Scandal," she received nominations for two Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress. Her portrayal of Anita Hill in the HBO television film Confirmation (2016), earned her another Primetime Emmy Award nomination.

Some of Washington's notable film roles were in 2004's Ray, 2006's The Last King of Scotland, the Fantastic Four films, and Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained (2012).

In 2018, Forbes named her the eighth highest-paid television actress.

In addition to her acting career, Washington is an activist. She is a member of V-Day, a global movement that brings awareness to violence against women and girls.

Washington is also a supporter of LGBT rights. In August 2013, she was named an honorary chairperson of the GLSEN Respect Awards; and she received the GLAAD Vanguard Award on March 21, 2015. In June 2016, the Human Rights Campaign released a video in tribute to the victims of the 2016 Orlando gay nightclub shooting; in the video, Washington and others told the stories of the people killed there.

In September 2012, Washington spoke at the Democratic National Convention in favor of re-electing Barack Obama, with her speech focusing on addressing voter apathy. In March 2016, Washington appeared in a commercial endorsing Hillary Clinton for President.

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. On May 19, 2013, she was the commencement speaker for her alma mater. Before giving her commencement address, she was presented with an honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts.

Kerry Washington Videos

  • GW Commencement 2013: Kerry Washington
    George Washington University alumna, actor and activist Kerry Washington, star of the hit TV show Scandal, was the commencement speaker ...
  • Kerry Washington and the New Rules of Social Stardom
    A one-on-one discussion with Emmy and Golden Globe nominated actor, producer, philanthropist, and role model Kerry Washington about the new rules of...
  • Kerry Washington accepts the Vanguard Award at the #glaadawards ...

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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

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  • 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, Mindy Kaling, Gabrielle Union, Ellen DeGeneres and Taraji P. Henson. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Kerry Washington for an upcoming event.

Kerry Washington Speaker Videos

  • GW Commencement 2013: Kerry Washington
    George Washington University alumna, actor and activist Kerry Washington, star of the hit TV show Scandal, was the commencement speaker ...
    Kerry Washington and the New Rules of Social Stardom
    A one-on-one discussion with Emmy and Golden Globe nominated actor, producer, philanthropist, and role model Kerry Washington about the new rules of modern personal branding.
  • Kerry Washington accepts the Vanguard Award at the #glaadawards ...
    Kerry Washington - her speech at the 44th NAACP Image Awards ...
  • Kerry Washington's DNC Speech
    Actress Kerry Washington, who plays a DC insider in television's "Scandal," gives a speech at the DNC.
    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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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

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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