Samira Wiley

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Samira Denise Wiley (born April 15, 1987) is an American actress. She is best known for her starring role as Poussey Washington in the Netflix comedy-drama series Orange Is the New Black (2013–2019) and as Moira in the Hulu dystopian drama series The Handmaid's Tale (2017–present), for which she won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series. Wiley also had starring roles in such film as The Sitter (2011), Nerve (2016), Detroit (2017), and Social Animals (2018). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Samira Wiley has received more than 5,119,999 page views. Her biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Samira Wiley is the 7,997th most popular actor (down from 6,597th in 2019), the 12,268th most popular biography from United States and the 4,085th most popular American Actor.

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  • 49.87

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  • 23

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  • 3.11

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  • 3.37

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Samira Wiley ranks 7,997 out of 10,030Before her are Lisa Wilcox, Jeff Rawle, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Danny Jacobs, Tia Texada, and Charles Esten. After her are Connor Swindells, Jamie Brewer, G.E.M., Domenick Lombardozzi, Brittany Daniel, and Amanda Crew.

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Among people born in 1987, Samira Wiley ranks 314Before her are Kamaru Usman, Coke, Arijit Singh, Iván Marcano, Wout Poels, and Kamil Stoch. After her are Alex Pullin, Varun Dhawan, Lily Cole, Joe Dempsie, Ante Tomić, and Alan Dawa Dolma.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Samira Wiley ranks 12,268 out of 15,968Before her are Tanoka Beard (1971), Renée Elise Goldsberry (1971), Danny Jacobs (1968), Tia Texada (1979), Charles Esten (1965), and Curt Schilling (1966). After her are Mark N. Brown (1951), Jonathan Larson (1960), Jamie Brewer (1985), Hornswoggle (1986), Olympia Snowe (1947), and Timothy Weah (2000).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Samira Wiley ranks 4,085Before her are Taye Diggs (1971), Lisa Wilcox (1964), Renée Elise Goldsberry (1971), Danny Jacobs (1968), Tia Texada (1979), and Charles Esten (1965). After her are Jamie Brewer (1985), Domenick Lombardozzi (1976), Brittany Daniel (1976), Rya Kihlstedt (1970), Peter DeLuise (1966), and Maggie Lawson (1980).

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