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Viola Davis

Viola Davis (born August 11, 1965) is an American actress. Known primarily as a stage actress, Davis won a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play and a Drama Desk Award for her role in King Hedley II (2001). She won a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play for her role in Fences. She won a second Drama Desk Award for Intimate Apparel (2004). Her films include Traffic (2000), Antwone Fisher (2002), and Solaris (2002). Her performance in Doubt (2008) was nominated for several awards, including an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture. Description above from the Wikipedia article Viola Davis, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Aug 11, 1965 In Saint Matthews, South Carolina, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
Movie The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes 2023-11-15
Latest Project:
In the movie The Fighting Shirley Chisholm
Known For
Poster of The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him
Poster of The Andromeda Strain
Poster of Syriana
Poster of City of Angels
Movie The Fighting Shirley Chisholm Shirley Chisholm
Movie The Personal History of Rachel DuPree Rachel Dupree
Movie Small Great Things
Movie The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes Dr. Volumnia Gaul
Series The First Lady Michelle Obama
Movie Black Adam Amanda Waller
Movie The Woman King Nanisca
Movie On Broadway Self (archive footage)
Movie The Unforgivable
Movie Chadwick Boseman: Portrait of an Artist Self
Movie The Suicide Squad Amanda Waller
Movie Giving Voice Self
Movie Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
Movie Troop Zero Miss Rayleen
Movie Live in Front of a Studio Audience: "All in the Family" and "Good Times" Florida Evans
Movie Widows Veronica
Movie Beyond Boundaries: The Harvey Weinstein Scandal Herself (archive footage)
Movie Fences Rose Maxson
Movie Suicide Squad Amanda Waller
Movie Custody Martha Schulman
Movie DC Films Presents Dawn of the Justice League Herself
Series Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter Herself
Movie Lila & Eve Lila
Movie August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand
Movie Blackhat Carol Barrett
Movie Get on Up Susie Brown
Movie The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them Professor Lillian Friedman
Series How to Get Away with Murder Annalise Keating
Movie The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Her Professor Lillian Friedman
Movie The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him Professor Lillian Friedman
Movie Ender's Game Major Gwen Anderson
Movie Prisoners Nancy Birch
Movie Beautiful Creatures Amma Treadeau
Movie Love, Marilyn Herself
Movie Won't Back Down Nona Alberts
Movie Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close Abby Black
Movie Touch of Evil The Vengeful Caretaker
Movie The Help Aibileen Clark
Movie It's Kind of a Funny Story Dr. Eden Minerva
Movie Eat Pray Love Delia Shiraz
Movie Knight and Day CIA Director Isabel George
Movie Trust Gail Friedman
Movie Beyond All Boundaries Hortense Johnson
Movie Law Abiding Citizen Mayor April Henry
Movie State of Play Dr. Judith Franklin
Movie Madea Goes to Jail Ellen
Series United States of Tara Unknown
Series The Andromeda Strain Dr. Charlene Barton
Movie Nights in Rodanthe Jean
Movie Doubt Mrs. Miller
Series Traveler Agent Jan Marlow
Movie Disturbia Detective Parker
Movie Jesse Stone: Sea Change Molly Crane
Movie World Trade Center Mother in Hospital with Donna
Movie The Architect Tonya Neely
Movie Jesse Stone: Death in Paradise Molly Crane
Movie Jesse Stone: Night Passage Molly Crane
Movie The Best of The Tony Awards: The Plays Tonya (segment "King Hedley II")
Movie Life Is Not a Fairytale: The Fantasia Barrino Story Diane Barrino
Series Brothers and Sisters Ellen Snyder
Movie Syriana CIA Chairwoman
Movie Get Rich or Die Tryin' Grandma
Series Threshold Unknown
Movie Stone Cold Molly Crane
Series Century City
Movie Antwone Fisher Eva May
Series E! Live from the Red Carpet Herself
Movie Far from Heaven Sybil
Series Without a Trace Unknown
Movie Solaris Gordon
Series The Division Unknown
Movie Amy & Isabelle Dottie
Movie The Shrink Is In Robin
Movie Ocean's Eleven Parole Board Interrogator (uncredited)
Movie Kate & Leopold Policewoman
Series Law & Order: Criminal Intent Unknown
Series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Unknown
Series City of Angels Lynnette Peeler
Movie Traffic Social Worker
Series Third Watch Unknown
Series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Unknown
Series Judging Amy Unknown
Series Providence Unknown
Movie Grace & Glorie Rosemary Allbright
Movie The Pentagon Wars Platoon Sgt. Fanning
Movie Out of Sight Moselle
Series The View Herself
Series The Practice Unknown
Movie The Substance of Fire Nurse
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown