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Viola Davis

Born: August 11, 1965 (age 52) in St. Matthews

Viola Davis

Actor

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Viola Davis is an American actress.

Beginning her career on the stage, Davis won a Tony and a Drama Desk Award for her role in August Wilson's King Hedley II.

She won a second Drama Desk Award for Intimate Apparel, followed by a second Tony and a third Drama Desk Award for her role in Fences.

Davis has played supporting roles in several films, including Traffic, Solaris, Knight and Day and Ender's Game.

Her eleven-minute-long performance in Doubt, an adaptation of John Patrick Shanley's play earned her several honors, including an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress nomination and Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture nomination.

Her leading role in the film The Help garnered her nominations for the Academy Award for Best Actress nomination and Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama, among others.

In 2012, she was listed by Time as one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World.

Beginning in 2014, Davis' leading role in the television series How to Get Away with Murder also drew major praise.


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Viola Davis presents Christina Aguilera at American Music Awards as she pays tribute to Whitney Houston and The Bodyguard

Viola Davis walked on stage at the AMAs to a standing ovation, as she should, to pay tribute to Whitney Houston and introduce Christina Aguilera. Viola Davis hadn’t finished speaking and I was..
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Christina Aguilera pays tribute to Whitney Houston with 'I Will Always Love You'

The only time most of us will take on Whitney Houston's iconic song, "I Will Always Love You," is at karaoke or in your own personal shower time. But undeniably accomplished singer Christina..
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Videos for Viola Davis

News video: Viola Davis's Life and Beauty Advice Will Be the Most Inspirational Thing You Read Today

Viola Davis's Life and Beauty Advice Will Be the Most Inspirational Thing You Read Today 08:58

"I always say it was the first word I learned to spell when I was 5 years old," jokes Viola Davis. The word? Vaseline. We're at the Waldorf Astoria in Beverly Hills, celebrating the launch of the..
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News video: Viola Davis is a huge fan of Rihanna's Fenty Beauty line

Viola Davis is a huge fan of Rihanna's Fenty Beauty line 00:52

Actress Viola Davis has called on other beauty brands to follow in the skin tone inclusive footsteps of Rihanna's Fenty Beauty.
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News video: Viola Davis' Dress Up Rules For Daughter Hinge On Hair

Viola Davis' Dress Up Rules For Daughter Hinge On Hair 00:52

One of the most important things you develop as a child is your imagination, whether it's to tell stories or play pretend. Viola Davis knows that, and she is raising her daughter Genesis with that in..
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News video: Viola Davis on Sexual Assault in Hollywood:

Viola Davis on Sexual Assault in Hollywood: "Silence Is For the Predator" 01:13

We sat down with Viola Davis, who was promoting Vaseline's new Cocoa Radiant Lotion, to get her thoughts on the wave of sexual assault and harassment allegations sweeping through Hollywood. The How to..
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News video: Annalise May Lose Her Case to 'Entrapment' in 'How to Get Away With Murder' Sneak Peek! (Exclusive)

Annalise May Lose Her Case to 'Entrapment' in 'How to Get Away With Murder' Sneak Peek! (Exclusive) 01:36

TGIT's legal thriller is bringing the drama on Thursday's all-new episode, airing 10 p.m. ET/PT on ABC.
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Viola Davis Joins Chadwick Boseman at the American Music Awards 2017

Viola Davis is a vision in white as she arrives at the 2017 American Music Awards held at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday (November 19) in Los Angeles. The 52-year-old Oscar- and Emmy-winning actress..
Just Jared

Christina Aguilera Pays Tribute To Whitney Houston On The 25th Anniversary Of The Bodyguard At The 2017 AMAs!

We cannot believe it's been 25 years since The Bodyguard!! Oh, Viola Davis said it? OK, we believe it then! LOLz! The How To Get Away With Murder star reminded us that the Whitney Houston classic is..
Perez Hilton

American Music Awards: Male artists win big but female singers set stage afire

Pink, Lady Gaga and Christina Aguilera led female artists of pop music dominating the American Music Awards stage on Sunday with powerful performances, despite being edged out by male artists in most..
Deccan Herald

Be who you are: Viola Davis' advice to her daughter

[USA], Nov 15 (ANI): Oscar winning actress Viola Davis wants her daughter to be her real self and wear her natural hair.
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Viola Davis' Piece of Advice to Her Daughter Is Kind, Smart and Important

Viola Davis' daughter is kind, is smart and is a true Princess. Like so many kids today, six-year-old Genesis Tennon loves dressing up for holidays or other special occasions. But...
E! Online

David Ayer: ‘Suicide Squad’ was rough and tough experience

Director Davi Ayer said making “Suicide Squad” was a “rough and tough experience” for him. Ayer, 49, who directed the anti-hero ensemble movie featuring Will Smith, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie,..
Filmy Friday


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