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Viola Davis

Viola Davis

American actress
Viola Davis is a critically revered actress of film, television, and theater and has won rave reviews for her multitude of substantial and intriguingly diverse roles. Audiences across the United States and internationally have admired her for her work- including her celebrated, Oscar-nominated performances in The Help (2011), Doubt (2008), and her Oscar winning performance in Fences (2016).Wikipedia
BornAugust 11, 1965
HometownSt. Matthews, South Carolina, United States of America
Net worth$25 million
Height5'5" (1.65m)
SpouseJulius Tennon
ChildrenGenesis Tennon
ParentsMary Alice Davis, Dan Davis
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Happy Birthday, Viola Davis!

Viola Davis turns 58 years old today. Here are five facts you may not have known about the actress. 1. She received an Oscar nomination for less than 10 minutes of screen time. 2. She is the first black actress to win the Triple Crown of Acting with an Oscar, Emmy and Tony. 3. Davis is one of six siblings. 4. When it comes to acting, she prefers the theater. 5. One of her favorite roles was her portrayal of serial killer Terry Randolph on 'Law & Order: Criminal Intent.'. Happy Birthday, Viola Davis!
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MOVIES & TV SHOWS

A Touch of Sugar
A Touch of Sugar
0h 31min
2019
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Her
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Her
R
1h 40min
2013
Kung Fu Panda 4
Kung Fu Panda 4
PG
1h 34min
2024
The Woman King
The Woman King
PG-13
2h 15min
2022
The First Lady
The First Lady
1h
2022
FREE SHOWTIME: The First Lady(FREE FULL EPISODE) (TV-MA)
FREE SHOWTIME: The First Lady(FREE FULL EPISODE) (TV-MA)
2022
The Unforgivable
The Unforgivable
R
1h 52min
2021
The Suicide Squad
The Suicide Squad
R
2h 12min
2021
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
R
1h 34min
2020
Giving Voice
Giving Voice
PG-13
1h 27min
2020
Troop Zero
Troop Zero
PG
1h 37min
2020
Two Sides
Two Sides
2018
American Koko
American Koko
2017
Custody
Custody
1h 44min
2016
Fences
Fences
PG-13
2h 13min
2016
Lila & Eve
Lila & Eve
R
1h 34min
2015

AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
2023British Academy of Film & Television ArtsActress in a Leading RoleThe Woman KingNominated
2023Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading RoleThe Woman KingNominated
2023Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - DramaThe Woman KingNominated
2021Academy AwardActress in a Leading RoleMa Rainey's Black Bottom (film)Nominated
2021Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion PictureMa Rainey's Black Bottom (film)Nominated
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