Samira Wiley

Samira Wiley

Birthday: 
April 15

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Samira Wiley

Samira Wiley

Photo credit: 
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About

Samira Wiley is an American actress and model best known for playing Poussey Washington in the Netflix original series Orange Is the New Black and for playing Moira in the Hulu original series The Handmaid's Tale. She was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series in 2017 for the latter.

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

2 Nominations 1 Emmy

Outstanding Guest Actress In A Drama Series - 2018

  • Winner
  • Samira Wiley, as Moira
  • The Handmaid's Tale
  • Hulu
  • MGM, Hulu, The Littlefield Company, White Oak Pictures, Daniel Wilson Productions

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series - 2017

  • Nominee
  • Samira Wiley, as Moira
  • The Handmaid's Tale
  • Hulu
  • MGM, Hulu, The Littlefield Company, White Oak Pictures, Daniel Wilson Productions

Photos

  • Judith Light and Samira Wiley at the 2018 Performers Nominee Reception presented by the Television Academy at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, September 15, 2018, in Beverly Hills, California.

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  • John Leguizamo and Samira Wiley at the 2018 Performers Nominee Reception presented by the Television Academy at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, September 15, 2018, in Beverly Hills, California.

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  • Elisabeth Moss and Samira Wiley present on stage at the 70th Emmy Awards.

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  • Samira Wiley on the red carpet at the 70th Emmy Awards.

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  • Samira Wiley accepts the award for outstanding guest actress in a drama series for The Handmaid’s Tale during night one of the Television Academy’s 2018 Creative Arts Emmys. 

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  • Samira Wiley and guest at the 2018 Creative Arts Ball.

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  • Samira Wiley

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  • Samira Wiley and Lauren Morelli are seen at the 2017 Performers Nominee Reception, presented by the Television Academy at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, in Beverly Hills, California.

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  • Sherry Thomas, Samira Wiley, Sharon Bialy, and Scott Russell at The Television Academy's Casting Directors Nominee Reception at The Montage Beverly Hills on Thursday, September 7, 2017, in Beverly Hills, California.

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  • Samira Wiley on the red carpet at the 66th Emmy Awards

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  • Samira Wiley on the red carpet at the 67th Emmy Awards.

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  • Samira Wiley of Orange Is the New Black arrives at the 66th Emmy Awards.

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