Kerry Washington is one of those actresses that knows how to turn heads on the red carpet. From Marchesa to Rodarte, designers are lining up to dress her petite, fashion-forward 36-year-old.

One of our favorite fashion moments was when she arrived to the 2011 Emmy Awards in a gorgeous strapless bustier dress with embellished details designed by Zuhair Murad Couture. Kerry can make any dress, long or short, tight or flowy look good. In honor of this fashionista's 36th birthday, we take a look at some of our favorite Kerry Washington ensembles.

Click through the gallery above to see our Kerry Washington favorites!

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