Kerry Washington

Due to weather and widespread travel delays on the East Coast, Nick Offerman regretfully was not able to arrive in time to announce the nominations. Jimmy Kimmel, graciously agreed to step in and join Kerry Washington.

Though stunning Kerry Washington leads one of the season’s most successful series, the Scandal star remembers birthdays, says exec producer Shonda Rhimes — and even stops for cupcakes.

How has leading a popular television series changed the way fans approach Kerry Washington? The film-now-TV star spent a few fun moments telling us, during her Emmy® magazine cover shoot. Watch.

A writer reconstructs the 1991 face-off between would-be Justice Clarence Thomas and law professor Anita Hill.

Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross at the 67th Emmy Awards.

68th Emmy Awards Announces Second Star-Studded Group of Presenters

For Reese Witherspoon, Kerry Washington and their production partners, Little Fires Everywhere was — first and last — a passion project, sparking ardent confessions up and down the call sheet.

Chris Hardwick presents the award for Outstanding Variety Special (Live) to Brent Miller, Norman Lear, Kerry Washington, Justin Theroux, James Burrows and Eric Cook for Live In Front Of A Studio Audience: "All In The Family" And "Good Times" on Night Two
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Kerry Washington presents an award at the 71st Emmy Awards.
Kerry Washington presents an award to Billy Porter at the 71st Emmy Awards.
Kerry Washington and Sterling K. Brown at the 71st Emmy Awards.
Kerry Washington on the red carpet at the 71st Emmy Awards.
Kerry Washington and Tony Goldwyn present an award at the 2016 Primetime Emmys.
Kerry Washington and Tony Goldwyn present an award at the 2016 Primetime Emmys.
Kerry Washington and Tony Goldwyn present an award at the 2016 Primetime Emmys.
Kerry Washington on the red carpet at the 2016 Primetime Emmys.
Julie Bowen and Kerry Washington at the 67th Emmy Awards.
Kerry Washington and Seth Meyers backstage at the 67th Emmy Awards.
Kerry Washington, Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson backstage at the 67th Emmy Awards.
Anthony Anderson and Kerry Washington at the 67th Emmy Awards.
Rob Lowe and Kerry Washington at the 67th Emmy Awards.
Kerry Washington on the red carpet at the 67th Emmy Awards.
Taye Diggs, Kerry Washington, and Television Academy governor Russ Patrick at An Evening with Shonda Rhimes and Friends.
Tony Goldwyn and Kerry Washington at An Evening with Shonda Rhimes and Friends.
Kerry Washington at An Evening with Shonda Rhimes and Friends.
Katie Lowes, Tony Goldwyn and Kerry Washington at An Evening with Shonda Rhimes and Friends.
Katie Lowes, Tony Goldwyn and Kerry Washington at An Evening with Shonda Rhimes and Friends.
KaDee Strickland, Kerry Washington, Sandra Oh and Katie Lowes at An Evening with Shonda Rhimes and Friends.
Kerry Washington, Sandra Oh and Katie Lowes at An Evening with Shonda Rhimes and Friends.
Kerry Washington of Scandal at An Evening with Shonda Rhimes and Friends.
Jessica Lange (l) of American Horror Story and Kerry Washington (r) of Scandal at the 66th Emmys.
Liev Schreiber (l) and Kerry Washington (r) present an award to Jessica Lange (c) of American Horror Story: Coven at the 66th Emmy Awards.
Jimmy Fallon, Kerry Washington
Kerry Washington of Scandal at the 66th Emmy Awards.
Kerry Washington of Scandal arrives at the 66th Emmy Awards.
Diahann Carroll and Kerry Washington on stage at the 65th Emmys
Kerry Washington and Diahann Carroll backstage at the 65th Emmys
Kerry Washington on stage at the 65th Emmys
Diahann Carroll and Kerry Washington present the award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
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Mathis Dunn, Dan Bucatinsky, Clyde Kusatsu, Kerry Washington, Sharon Liggins, David White and Ilyanne Morden Kichaven
Dan Bucatinsky and Kerry Washington
Diahann Carroll and Kerry Washington
Jimmy Kimmel, Kerry Washington and Bruce Rosenblum announce the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations
Kerry Washington and Bruce Rosenblum announce the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations
Kerry Washington announces the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations
Kerry Washington and Jimmy Kimmel announce the Outstanding Variety, Music, Or Comedy Series Nominees
Kerry Washington and Jimmy Kimmel announce the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations
Kerry Washington and Jimmy Kimmel announce the Outstanding Reality Competition Program Nominees
Kerry Washington and Jimmy Kimmel announce the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations
Kerry Washington at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations Announcements
Kerry Washington, Bruce Rosenblum and Jimmy Kimmel announce the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations
Kerry Washington arrives at Welcome to Shondaland
Kerry Washington, Shonda Rhimes and Ellen Pompeo attend Welcome to Shondaland
Kerry Washington arrives at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live
Kerry Washington arrives at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live
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Chris Hardwick presents the award for Outstanding Variety Special (Live) to Brent Miller, Norman Lear, Kerry Washington, Justin Theroux, James Burrows and Eric Cook for Live In Front Of A Studio Audience: "All In The Family" And "Good Times" on Night Two
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Chris Hardwick presents the award for Outstanding Variety Special (Live) to Brent Miller, Norman Lear, Kerry Washington, Justin Theroux, James Burrows and Eric Cook for Live In Front Of A Studio Audience: "All In The Family" And "Good Times" on Night Two of the Creative Arts Emmys.

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Kerry Washington and Robert A. Iger at the 25th Television Academy Hall of Fame induction ceremony, held at the Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California on January 28, 2020.

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Kerry Washington presents an award at the 71st Emmy Awards.
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Kerry Washington presents an award at the 71st Emmy Awards.

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Kerry Washington presents an award to Billy Porter at the 71st Emmy Awards.
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Kerry Washington presents an award to Billy Porter at the 71st Emmy Awards.

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Kerry Washington and Sterling K. Brown at the 71st Emmy Awards.
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Kerry Washington and Sterling K. Brown at the 71st Emmy Awards. 

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Kerry Washington on the red carpet at the 71st Emmy Awards.
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Kerry Washington on the red carpet at the 71st Emmy Awards. 

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Kerry Washington and Tony Goldwyn present an award at the 2016 Primetime Emmys.
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Kerry Washington and Tony Goldwyn present an award at the 2016 Primetime Emmys.

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Kerry Washington and Tony Goldwyn present an award at the 2016 Primetime Emmys.
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Kerry Washington and Tony Goldwyn present an award at the 2016 Primetime Emmys.

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Kerry Washington and Tony Goldwyn present an award at the 2016 Primetime Emmys.
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Kerry Washington and Tony Goldwyn present an award at the 2016 Primetime Emmys. 

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Kerry Washington on the red carpet at the 2016 Primetime Emmys.
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Kerry Washington on the red carpet at the 2016 Primetime Emmys.

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Julie Bowen and Kerry Washington at the 67th Emmy Awards.
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Julie Bowen and Kerry Washington at the 67th Emmy Awards.

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Kerry Washington and Seth Meyers backstage at the 67th Emmy Awards.
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Kerry Washington and Seth Meyers backstage at the 67th Emmy Awards.

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Kerry Washington, Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson backstage at the 67th Emmy Awards.
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Kerry Washington, Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson backstage at the 67th Emmy Awards.

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Anthony Anderson and Kerry Washington at the 67th Emmy Awards.
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Anthony Anderson and Kerry Washington at the 67th Emmy Awards.

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Rob Lowe and Kerry Washington at the 67th Emmy Awards.
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Rob Lowe and Kerry Washington at the 67th Emmy Awards.

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Kerry Washington on the red carpet at the 67th Emmy Awards.
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Kerry Washington on the red carpet at the 67th Emmy Awards.

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Taye Diggs, Kerry Washington, and Television Academy governor Russ Patrick at An Evening with Shonda Rhimes and Friends.
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Taye Diggs, Kerry Washington, and Television Academy governor Russ Patrick at An Evening with Shonda Rhimes and Friends.

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Tony Goldwyn and Kerry Washington at An Evening with Shonda Rhimes and Friends.
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Tony Goldwyn and Kerry Washington at An Evening with Shonda Rhimes and Friends.

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Kerry Washington at An Evening with Shonda Rhimes and Friends.
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Kerry Washington at An Evening with Shonda Rhimes and Friends.

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Katie Lowes, Tony Goldwyn and Kerry Washington at An Evening with Shonda Rhimes and Friends.
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Katie Lowes, Tony Goldwyn and Kerry Washington at An Evening with Shonda Rhimes and Friends.

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Katie Lowes, Tony Goldwyn and Kerry Washington at An Evening with Shonda Rhimes and Friends.
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Katie Lowes, Tony Goldwyn and Kerry Washington at An Evening with Shonda Rhimes and Friends.

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KaDee Strickland, Kerry Washington, Sandra Oh and Katie Lowes at An Evening with Shonda Rhimes and Friends.
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KaDee Strickland, Kerry Washington, Sandra Oh and Katie Lowes at An Evening with Shonda Rhimes and Friends.

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Kerry Washington, Sandra Oh and Katie Lowes at An Evening with Shonda Rhimes and Friends.
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Kerry Washington, Sandra Oh and Katie Lowes at An Evening with Shonda Rhimes and Friends.

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Kerry Washington of Scandal at An Evening with Shonda Rhimes and Friends.
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Kerry Washington of Scandal at An Evening with Shonda Rhimes and Friends.

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Kerry Washington (Scandal), Viola Davis (How to Get Away with Murder) and Ellen Pompeo (Grey's Anatomy).

Jessica Lange (l) of American Horror Story and Kerry Washington (r) of Scandal at the 66th Emmys.
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Jessica Lange (l) of American Horror Story and Kerry Washington (r) of Scandal at the 66th Emmys. 

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Liev Schreiber (l) and Kerry Washington (r) present an award to Jessica Lange (c) of American Horror Story: Coven at the 66th Emmy Awards.
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Liev Schreiber (l) and Kerry Washington (r) present an award to Jessica Lange (c) of American Horror Story: Coven at the 66th Emmy Awards.

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Jimmy Fallon, Kerry Washington
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Jimmy Fallon of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and Kerry Washington of Scandal backstage at the 66th Emmys.

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Kerry Washington of Scandal at the 66th Emmy Awards.
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Kerry Washington of Scandal at the 66th Emmy Awards.

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Kerry Washington of Scandal arrives at the 66th Emmy Awards.
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Kerry Washington of Scandal arrives at the 66th Emmy Awards.

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Diahann Carroll and Kerry Washington on stage at the 65th Emmys
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Kerry Washington and Diahann Carroll backstage at the 65th Emmys
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Kerry Washington on stage at the 65th Emmys
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Diahann Carroll and Kerry Washington present the award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
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Kerry Washington
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Mathis Dunn, Dan Bucatinsky, Clyde Kusatsu, Kerry Washington, Sharon Liggins, David White and Ilyanne Morden Kichaven
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Dan Bucatinsky and Kerry Washington
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Diahann Carroll and Kerry Washington
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Jimmy Kimmel, Kerry Washington and Bruce Rosenblum announce the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations
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Kerry Washington and Bruce Rosenblum announce the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations
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Kerry Washington announces the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations
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Kerry Washington and Jimmy Kimmel announce the Outstanding Variety, Music, Or Comedy Series Nominees
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Kerry Washington and Jimmy Kimmel announce the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations
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Kerry Washington and Jimmy Kimmel announce the Outstanding Reality Competition Program Nominees
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Kerry Washington and Jimmy Kimmel announce the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations
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Kerry Washington at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations Announcements
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Kerry Washington, Bruce Rosenblum and Jimmy Kimmel announce the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations
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Kerry Washington arrives at Welcome to Shondaland
Kerry Washington, Shonda Rhimes and Ellen Pompeo attend Welcome to Shondaland
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Kerry Washington arrives at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live
Kerry Washington arrives at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live
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