Samira Wiley


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Samira Wiley was born as Samira Denise Wiley. She is an actress and producer, known for Orange Is the New Black (2013), The Sitter (2011) and The Walking Dead: Michonne (2016). She has been married to Lauren Morelli since March 25, 2017. See full bio »

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The Sitter
Tue, Oct 22 1:00 AM PDT on MTV2 (153)
You're the Worst
Genetically Inferior Beta Males (S3, Ep8)
Fri, Oct 25 12:33 AM PDT on FXX (089)

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 4 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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Orange Is the New Black Poussey Washington
(2013-2019)
The Sitter Tina
(2011)
The Handmaid's Tale Moira Strand
(2017-2019)

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 2017-2019 The Handmaid's Tale (TV Series)
Moira Strand
- Mayday (2019) ... Moira Strand
- Sacrifice (2019) ... Moira Strand
- Under His Eye (2019) ... Moira Strand
- Unknown Caller (2019) ... Moira Strand
- God Bless the Child (2019) ... Moira Strand
 2013-2019 Orange Is the New Black (TV Series)
Poussey Washington
- The Big House (2019) ... Poussey Washington
- Flaming Hot Cheetos, Literally (2017) ... Poussey Washington
- Bunny, Skull, Bunny, Skull (2016) ... Poussey Washington
- Friends in Low Places (2016) ... Poussey Washington
- Turn Table Turn (2016) ... Poussey Washington
 2019 Vault
Karyn
 2019 Will & Grace (TV Series)
Nikki
- Jack's Big Gay Wedding (2019) ... Nikki
- The Things We Do for Love (2019) ... Nikki
- Conscious Coupling (2019) ... Nikki
 2019 Love, Death & Robots (TV Series short)
Lieutenant Colby
- Lucky 13 (2019) ... Lieutenant Colby (voice)
 2019 Drunk History (TV Series)
Bessie Coleman
- Trailblazers (2019) ... Bessie Coleman
 2017-2019 Ryan Hansen Solves Crimes on Television (TV Series)
Jessica Mathers / Detective Jessica Mathers
- Execution Dependant (2019) ... Detective Jessica Mathers
- Revival (2019) ... Detective Jessica Mathers
- Freezed (2017) ... Jessica Mathers
- Escape Room Escapades (2017) ... Jessica Mathers
- Hungry for Justice (2017) ... Jessica Mathers
 2016-2019 You're the Worst (TV Series)
Justina Jordan / Justina
- The Pin in My Grenade (2019) ... Justina
- No Longer Just Us (2016) ... Justina Jordan
- Genetically Inferior Beta Males (2016) ... Justina Jordan
- Men Get Strong (2016) ... Justina Jordan
- Bad News: Dude's Dead (2016) ... Justina Jordan
 2018/I Social Animals
Lana
 2017/IV Hum (Short)
Billie
 2017 Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (TV Series)
Forensic Scientist
- Forensic Science (2017) ... Forensic Scientist
 2017 Detroit
Vanessa
 2016/I Nerve
Hacker Kween
 2016 The Catch (TV Series)
Nia Brooks
- The Benefactor (2016) ... Nia Brooks
 2016 The Walking Dead: Michonne (Video Game)
Michonne (voice)
 2016 37
Joyce Smith
 2015 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Michelle Thompson
- Perverted Justice (2015) ... Michelle Thompson
 2014 Rob the Mob
Agent Annie Bell
 2013 Unker & Physia (TV Series short)
Regigi
- Wet Spruce (2013) ... Regigi
 2012 Person of Interest (TV Series)
Triage Nurse
- Many Happy Returns (2012) ... Triage Nurse
 2012 Being Flynn
Asha
 2011 The Sitter
Tina
 2011 Unforgettable (TV Series)
Gina
- Heroes (2011) ... Gina
- Pilot (2011) ... Gina
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