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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