Samira Wiley

Samira Wiley

Actor Bio

Samira Wiley is an American actress and model. She is best known for playing Poussey Washington in the Netflix series Orange Is the New Black and for playing Moira in the Hulu series The Handmaid’s Tale.

Wiley has modeled for Maniac Magazine, appearing on the cover and in an editorial of the 2014 September/October issue. She was pictured modeling “a series of bold, chic, high fashion looks.” Wiley was also featured on the cover of 2014 edition of Out magazine, along with Sam Smith, Elliot Page, and Zachary Quinto.

On October 4, 2016, Wiley announced her engagement to Orange Is the New Black writer Lauren Morelli. They married on March 25, 2017. In November 2017, Wiley was nominated to Out magazine’s “OUT100” for 2017 in recognition of her work and her visibility.

Actor Information

  • Born: April 15, 1987
  • Age: 35 years old

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This page was last edited on December 1st, 2020.
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