Biography Samira Wiley was born in Washington, D.C. on April 15, 1987. Samira Wiley, best known to Orange Is the New Black fans as Poussey Washington, says she was accidentally outed by a former costar. SCENE-STEALER. Netflix .
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She has been married to Lauren Morelli since March 25, 2017. 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). Samira Wiley is an American actress who portrayed Michonne Hawthorne in Telltale Games' The Walking Dead: Michonne. Samira Wiley's wife wrote *both* Poussey's death scene and her Season 5 flashback this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines.
Speaking to WNYC’s Nancy podcast Monday, Wiley said she always thought of her OITNB character as being queer, even though she wasn’t comfortable disclosing her own sexuality during the show’s earlier seasons. Samira Wiley was born as Samira Denise Wiley. She has been married to Lauren Morelli since March 25, 2017.

She is an actress and producer, known for Orange Is the New Black (2013), The Sitter (2011) and The Walking Dead: Michonne (2016). In 2016, she starred in a … Samira Wiley on Poussey’s Powerful—and Controversial—OITNB Death and Living Out Loud. While Wiley knew of her character’s arc from the beginning of the season, most of the cast didn’t find out until scripts were handed out, adding to the drama that played out onscreen.

Samira Wiley Jade Tuck(in flashback scenes) In-universe information; Family: James Washington (father) Significant other: Brook Soso (girlfriend) Nationality: American: Poussey Washington is a fictional character played by Samira Wiley on the Netflix series Orange Is the New Black.

EXCLUSIVE: A Mini Oral History of Samira Wiley's Death Scene on 'Orange Is the New Black' By Stacy Lambe 6:09 AM PST, December 26, 2016 . The 20 years since Matthew Shepard's death have been transformative for his mother, Judy. Wiley also starred in a film called 37 (2016), a true story of thirty-seven people who witness a murder and none call the police or intervene.