Samira Wiley Biography
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Poussey Washington’ in the TV Series ‘Orange Is the New Black’)
Birthday: April 15, 1987 (Aries)
Born In: Washington, D.C., United States
Samira Wiley is an American actress, well-known for delivering magnificent performances in TV series like ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ and ‘Orange Is the New Black.’ While she bagged the ‘Screen Actors Guild Award’ for ‘Orange Is the New Black,’ she received a nomination for the prestigious ‘Emmy Award’ for her performance in ‘The Handmaid's Tale.’ In February 2015, she was felicitated by a nonprofit organization, ‘Human Rights Campaign,’ which presented her with the ‘Visibility Award.’ Wiley has played a few prominent roles in Hollywood movies like ‘Rob the Mob’ (2014) and ‘Nerve’ (2016). She was seen in the Robert De Niro-starrer drama film ‘Being Flynn.’ She has also worked as a model and has appeared on the cover of ‘Maniac Magazine.’ She was featured on the cover of ‘Out Magazine,’ along with actors like Zachary Quinto, Ellen Page, and Sam Smith. In 2014, she was named ‘Ingenue of the Year’ by ‘Out Magazine.’ Samira Wiley’s parents have always been supportive of her choices and decisions. According to the actress, she owes her success to them.