Viola Davis Movies and Career Information

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Aug 11, 1965
St. Matthews
Actor

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 on June 13, 2010. 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) brought widespread recognition and she 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. Davis was born on her grandmother's farm in St. Matthews, South Carolina, the daughter of Mary and Dan Davis. Her family moved to Central Falls, Rhode Island when she was two months old. Davis majored in theatre at Rhode Island College, graduating in 1988; in 2002 she received an honorary Doctorate in Fine Arts from the college. Her involvements in Upward Bound and Student Support Services were important steps in her academic and social development. As a teenager, Davis's

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