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Viola Davis

Actress Viola Davis was born on her grandmother's farm, at the then-Singleton Plantation in St. Matthews, South Carolina. When she was two months old her family moved to Central Falls, Rhode Island, where her father, Dan Davis, worked as a horse groomer and trainer. Her mother, Mary Alice (Logan), a maid and factory worker, was also a civil rights ...

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Aug 11, 1965 In Saint Matthews, South Carolina, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Beyond Babyland
Latest Project:
Movie Widows 2018-11-16

Won 1 Oscar. Another 81 wins & 107 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Fences
Poster of Suicide Squad
Poster of Prisoners
Poster of The Help
Movie Widows Veronica 2018-11-16
Movie Nights in Rodanthe Unknown 2018
Movie Untitled Harriet Tubman Project Harriet Tubman 2018
Series Emerging Artist Series Unknown 2018
Movie Night Shift Unknown 2017-01-20
Movie The 74th Golden Globe Awards Unknown 2017-01-08
Series Días de cine Unknown 2017
Movie The EE British Academy Film Awards Herself - Winner: Best Actress in a Supporting Role 2017-02-12
Series Black Love Unknown 2017
Movie 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 2017-01-29
Movie XQ Super School Live Herself 2017-09-08
Movie Blackhat: On Location Around the World Herself 2017-09-20
Movie Blackhat: Creating Reality Herself 2017-09-20
Movie Black Theater Today: 2005 None 2017-09-04
Series American Koko Unknown 2017-06-19
Movie The 89th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 2017-02-26
Movie Custody Martha Schulman 2017-03-04
Movie ABFF Honors Herself 2017-02-22
Series IMDb First Credit Herself 2016-01-04
Movie Dawn of the Justice League Unknown 2016
Movie 2016 Golden Globe Arrivals Special Unknown 2016-01-10
Movie Suicide Squad Amanda Waller 2016-08-05
Movie The 22nd Annual Critics' Choice Awards Herself 2016-12-11
Movie Fences Rose Maxson 2016-12-25
Movie 73rd Golden Globe Awards Unknown 2016-01-10
Movie The 68th Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 2016-09-18
Movie The 47th NAACP Image Awards Unknown 2016-02-05
Series 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 2016-01-30
Movie Disneyland 60th Anniversary TV Special Herself 2016-02-21
Movie 72nd Golden Globe Awards Unknown 2015-01-11
Movie HBO First Look: Blackhat Herself 2015-01-08
Movie The 41st Annual People's Choice Awards Unknown 2015-01-07
Movie Blackhat Carol Barrett 2015-01-16
Series Close Up with the Hollywood Reporter Unknown 2015-08-02
Series The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Unknown 2015-09-08
Movie The Brink Unknown 2015-08-07
Movie Lila & Eve Lila 2015-07-17
Series The 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 2015-01-25
Series Hollywood Today Live Unknown 2015-09-14
Movie The 67th Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 2015-09-20
Series The Late Late Show with James Corden Unknown 2015-03-23
Movie The 87th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 2015-02-22
Movie 38th Annual Kennedy Center Honors Herself - Presenter 2015-12-29
Series Inside Edition Unknown 2014
Movie Thank God It's Thursday on ABC Unknown 2014
Series The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Unknown 2014-02-17
Movie The 86th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 2014-03-02
Series How to Get Away with Murder Annalise Keating 2014-09-25
Movie The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him Professor Lillian Friedman 2014-10-10
Movie The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Her Professor Lillian Friedman 2014-10-10
Series Variety Studio: Actors on Actors Herself 2014-12-21
Movie The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them Professor Friedman 2014-09-12
Movie The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 2014-08-25
Series Good Morning Britain Unknown 2014-04-28
Movie Get on Up Susie Brown 2014-08-01
Series Late Night with Seth Meyers Unknown 2014-02-24
Series E! Live from the Red Carpet Unknown 2013
Movie Beautiful Creatures Amma 2013-02-14
Movie 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 2013-01-27
Series Sofia the First Unknown 2013-01-11
Movie Prisoners Nancy Birch 2013-09-20
Series Celebrity Page Unknown 2013-09-09
Movie Ender's Game Major Gwen Anderson 2013-11-01
Movie Love, Marilyn Herself 2013-10-05
Series Entertainers with Byron Allen Unknown 2012
Movie The 6th Annual CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute Herself - Presenter 2012-12-02
Movie Teachers Rock 2012 Herself - Presenter 2012-08-17
Series The Hollywood Fast Lane Unknown 2012-06-08
Movie Won't Back Down Nona Alberts 2012-09-28
Series Oprah's Next Chapter Unknown 2012-01-01
Movie Oprah's Oscar Special Herself 2012-02-15
Movie 43rd NAACP Image Awards Herself 2012-02-17
Movie 2012 Writers Guild Awards Herself - Presenter 2012-02-19
Movie The 84th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 2012-02-26
Movie Critics' Choice Movie Awards Red Carpet Herself 2012-01-12
Movie The Orange British Academy Film Awards: Red Carpet Herself 2012-02-12
Movie 17th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards Herself 2012-01-12
Movie The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 2012-01-15
Movie Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close Abby Black 2012-01-20
Movie 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 2012-01-29
Series A Poem Is... Unknown 2011
Movie Trust Gail Friedman 2011-04-28
Movie The Help Aibileen Clark 2011-08-10
Movie Dark Girls Herself 2011-11-17
Movie Touch of Evil The Vengeful Caretaker 2011-12-06
Movie The 65th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 2011-06-12
Movie 42nd NAACP Image Awards Unknown 2011-03-04
Series Cinema 3 Unknown 2011
Series The Big Picture Unknown 2011-02-01
Movie The Start of Dreams Herself 2010
Series DP/30: Conversations About Movies Unknown 2010
Series SAG Foundation Conversations Unknown 2010
Movie Eat Pray Love Delia Shiraz 2010-08-13
Movie It's Kind of a Funny Story Dr. Eden Minerva 2010-10-08
Movie Knight and Day Director George 2010-06-23
Series The Talk Unknown 2010-10-18
Series Conan Unknown 2010-11-08
Movie Boston Days and Spanish Knights Herself 2010-11-10
Movie The 64th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 2010-06-13
Movie The 76th Annual Drama League Awards Herself 2010-05-21
Movie The Unforgiving Minute Narrator 2010
Movie Beyond Babyland Unknown 2010
Series Janela Indiscreta Unknown 2010-03-03
Movie Doubt: The Cast of Doubt Unknown 2009
Series In Character With... Unknown 2009
Movie The 66th Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 2009-01-11
Movie La noche de los Oscar Herself 2009-02-22
Movie Madea Goes to Jail Ellen 2009-02-20
Movie 15th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 2009-01-25
Series Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Unknown 2009-03-02
Movie The 81st Annual Academy Awards Unknown 2009-02-22
Movie Beyond All Boundaries Hortense Johnson - Arsenal Worker 2009-11-09
Movie Doubt: Stage to Screen Herself 2009-04-07
Movie State of Play Dr. Judith Franklin 2009-04-17
Movie Law Abiding Citizen Mayor 2009-10-16
Movie The 14th Annual Critics' Choice Awards Unknown 2009-01-08
Series United States of Tara Unknown 2009-01-18
Series Live! with Kelly Unknown 2008
Series The Andromeda Strain Dr. Charlene Barton 2008-05-26
Series Paula's Best Dishes Unknown 2008-06-02
Series Up Close with Carrie Keagan Unknown 2008
Movie Doubt Mrs. Miller 2008-12-25
Movie Fort Pit None 2007
Movie Disturbia Detective Parker 2007-04-13
Series Traveler Agent Jan Marlow 2007-05-10
Movie Jesse Stone: Stone Cold Molly Crane 2007-10-31
Movie Jesse Stone: Sea Change Unknown 2007-05-22
Series Brothers & Sisters Unknown 2006-09-24
Movie Jesse Stone: Night Passage Molly Crane 2006-01-15
Movie World Trade Center Unknown 2006-08-09
Movie Jesse Stone: Death in Paradise Molly Crane 2006-04-30
Movie Life Is Not a Fairytale: The Fantasia Barrino Story Diane Barrino 2006-08-19
Movie The Architect Tonya Neely 2006-04-26
Series Laws of Chance Unknown 2006
Series Threshold Unknown 2005-09-16
Series The 100 Most Unexpected TV Moments Unknown 2005
Series The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Unknown 2005-01-03
Movie Syriana Unknown 2005-12-09
Series Made in Hollywood Unknown 2005-09-30
Movie Get Rich or Die Tryin' Grandma 2005-11-09
Series Century City Hannah Crane 2004-03-16
Series Tavis Smiley Unknown 2004-01-05
Series The Insider Unknown 2004-09-13
Series Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Movie Antwone Fisher Unknown 2003-01-10
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Movie 'Solaris': Behind the Planet Unknown 2003-07-29
Movie Far from Heaven Sybil 2003-01-10
Movie Father Lefty None 2002
Movie Solaris Gordon 2002-11-27
Series Hack Unknown 2002-09-27
Movie Driving Fish Unknown 2002-09-10
Series Without a Trace Unknown 2002-09-26
Movie Amy & Isabelle Dottie 2001-03-04
Series The Guardian Unknown 2001-09-25
Series Law & Order: Criminal Intent Unknown 2001-09-30
Movie The Shrink Is In Robin 2001-11-01
Movie Kate & Leopold Unknown 2001-12-25
Series Lorraine Unknown 2001-09-03
Movie The 55th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 2001-06-03
Movie Traffic Unknown 2001-01-05
Series The Division Unknown 2001-01-07
Series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Unknown 2000-10-06
Series City of Angels Nurse Lynnette Peeler 2000-01-16
Series The Early Show Unknown 1999-11-02
Series Judging Amy Unknown 1999-09-19
Series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Unknown 1999-09-20
Series Third Watch Unknown 1999-09-23
Series Providence Unknown 1999-01-08
Movie Grace & Glorie Rosemary Allbright 1998-12-13
Movie The Pentagon Wars Sgt. Fanning 1998-02-28
Movie Out of Sight Unknown 1998-06-26
Movie Miss Apprehension and Squirt Unknown 1998
Series The Practice Unknown 1997-03-04
Movie The Substance of Fire Unknown 1997-03-14
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Series Access Hollywood Unknown 1996-09-01
Movie The 50th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1996-06-02
Series HBO First Look Unknown 1994-03-01
Series Extra Unknown 1994-09-05
Series WGN Morning News Unknown 1994-09-06
Series New York Undercover Unknown 1994-09-08
Series NYPD Blue Unknown 1993-09-21
Series Late Show with David Letterman Unknown 1993-08-30
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Series Charlie Rose Unknown 1991-09-30
Series Entertainment Tonight Unknown 1981-09-14
Series CBS News Sunday Morning Unknown 1979-08-17
Series Good Morning America Unknown 1975-01-06
Series Film 2017 Unknown 1971-11-16
Series Sesame Street Unknown 1969-07-21
Series 60 Minutes Unknown 1968-09-24
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14
Movie A Daughter of Israel None 1915-01-09