Samira Denise Wiley is an American actress and model best known for playing inmate Poussey Washington in the Netflix original series Orange Is the New Black.
She most recently starred in the Off Broadway play “Daphne’s Dive,” from the director of “Hamilton.”
TelevisionWiley is best known for her SAG Award®- winning performance as inmate Poussey Washington on the Netflix series “Orange Is the New Black.” Television appearances include “The Catch,” “Law and Order: SVU,” “Person of Interest” and a recurring role on “Unforgettable.”
Wiley’s upcoming projects include the independent feature 37. Her past film projects include Rob the Mob, Being Flynn and The Sitter.
|2014||Rob the Mob||Agent Annie Bell|
|2012||Person of Interest||Triage Nurse||Episode: "Many Happy Returns"|
|2013-2016||Orange Is the New Black||Poussey Washington||50 episodes, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series|
|2015||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Michelle||Episode: "Perverted Justice"|
|2016||The Catch||Captain Nia Brooks||Episode: "The Benefactor"|
|2016||You're the Worst||Justina Jordan||5 episodes|
|2017-present||The Handmaid's Tale||Moira|| 7 episodes
Pending—Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
- Wiley is a graduate of The Julliard School.
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