Viola Davis

 

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Viola Davis (born August 11, 1965 height 5' 5" (1,65 m)) 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.

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Viola Davis

Born 1965-08-11 (56 years ago) in Saint Matthews, South Carolina, USA.
Height 165 centimeters.

Awards
Award Ceremony Year Awarded for
BET Award for Best Actress (The Help) BET Awards 2012 2012 Niceville
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture (The Help) 18th Screen Actors Guild Awards 2012 Niceville
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role (The Help) 18th Screen Actors Guild Awards 2012 Niceville
National Board of Review Award for Best Cast (The Help) 2011 Niceville
Satellite Special Achievement Award for Outstanding Motion Picture Ensemble (The Help) 16th Satellite Awards 2011 Niceville
Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Acting Ensemble (The Help) 17th Critics' Choice Awards 2011 Niceville
Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Actress (The Help) 17th Critics' Choice Awards 2011 Niceville
Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play (Fences) 64th Tony Awards 2010 Fences
Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play (Fences) 55th Drama Desk Awards 2010 Fences
Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play (King Hedley II) 55th Tony Awards 2001 King Hedley II
Nominated for awards
Award Ceremony Year Nominated for
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture (The Help) 18th Screen Actors Guild Awards 2012 Niceville
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role (The Help) 18th Screen Actors Guild Awards 2012 Niceville
Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Actress (The Help) 17th Critics' Choice Awards 2011 Niceville
Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture – Drama (The Help) 69th Golden Globe Awards 2011 Niceville
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture (Doubt) 15th Screen Actors Guild Awards 2009 Tvivel
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role (Doubt) 15th Screen Actors Guild Awards 2009 Tvivel
Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture (Doubt) 66th Golden Globe Awards 2008 Tvivel
Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Supporting Actress (Doubt) 14th Critics' Choice Awards 2008 Tvivel
Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Doubt) 81st Academy Awards 2008 Tvivel
Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female (Antwone Fisher) 18th Independent Spirit Awards 2003 Antwone Fisher
Relationships
Name From To Relationship type
Julius Tennon(Gifta: 2003-06-23–) 2003-06-23 Gifta
Child

Genesis Tennon

Parents

Dan Davis, Mary Alice Davis

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Viola Davis (born August 11, 1965 height 5' 5" (1,65 m)) 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.

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