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Kerry Washington Wins Her First-ever Emmy At The 2020 Creative Arts Awards

American actress Kerry Washington is officially an Emmy winner. She received the honour for her work as an executive producer on Tuesday, September 15th, during the 2020 Creative Arts Emmys. As fans may know, Washington was an executive producer on ABC’s  “All In The Family” And “Good Times.”

 

The 43-year-old star who launched her production company, Simpson Street, in 2016 received four Emmy nominations this year; three as an executive producer and one as a lead actress.Kerry Washington Gets First Emmy Winner At The 2020 Creative Arts Emmys

“OMG, “So proud of @simpsonstreet and this incredible cast and crew,” she wrote on her Instagram story. Simpsons Street is Washington’s production company, which she launched in 2016 as part of a deal with ABC.

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Meanwhile, Kerry gained wide public recognition for starring as crisis management expert Olivia Pope in the ABC drama series “Scandal” between 2012–2018.  Furthermore, the actress also received a nod in the Outstanding Lead Actress this year for her portrayal of character Mia Warren in “Little Fires Everywhere”. Kerry Washington was nominated for an Emmy in 2013 and 2014 for her incredible work on “Scandal.”

 

In 2016, Time magazine also included Washington in its Time 100 list of most influential people in 2014. Also, in 2018, Forbes named her the eighth highest-paid television actress. Washington has won a Primetime Emmy Award and five NAACP Image Awards, including The President’s Award.

 

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Charis Ebiaghian

A creative writer ready to dish out juicy stories as they drop. When she is not writing, she is probably thinking of what to write next

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