awards & nominations

Confirmation (2016)

Kerry Washington as "Anita Hill"

Nominated to the Supreme Court in 1991, Judge Clarence Thomas (Wendell Pierce) must testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee after Anita Hill (Kerry Washington), his former employee, claims that he sexually harassed her.

Emmy (Primetime) (2016)NominatedOutstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie

Scandal (2012)

Kerry Washington as "Olivia Pope"

"Grey's Anatomy" creator Shonda Rhimes is the creative mind behind this ABC drama. Olivia Pope, a former media consultant to the president, is ready to move on with her life and opens her own crisis-management firm, but she can't seem to shake ties with her past. Olivia's staff includes Quinn Perkins, who has a complicated history, and hacker extraordinaire Huck. As she moves forward it becomes clear that, while her staffers may specialize in cleaning up the lives of other people, they can't seem to do the same for themselves.

Emmy (Primetime) (2014)NominatedOutstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Golden Globe (2014)NominatedBest Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2014)NominatedOutstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series
Emmy (Primetime) (2013)NominatedOutstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

Ray (2004)

Kerry Washington as "Della Bea Robinson"

Legendary soul musician Ray Charles is portrayed by Jamie Foxx in this Oscar-winning biopic. Young Ray watches his 7-year-old brother drown at age seven. When he loses his sight at the age of 9, his hardworking mother (Sharon Warren) urges him not to feel sorry for himself. He rises through the ranks of the Seattle jazz scene, struggling with drug addiction and infidelity while on the road. Supported by his wife (Kerry Washington), Ray Charles redefines soul music and inspires a generation.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2004)NominatedOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture