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Viola Davis
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Date of Birth
11 August 1965, Saint Matthews, South Carolina, USA

Height
5' 5" (1.65 m)

Spouse
Julius Tennon (23 June 2003 - present) 2 children

Trivia

Won the 2001 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for the August Wilson play "King Hedley II" which featured Brian Stokes Mitchell, Leslie Uggams, and theatre veteran Charles Brown.

Graduated from Juilliard

Won Broadway's 2001 Tony Award as Best Actress (Featured Role - Play) for August Wilson's "King Hedley II." She had previously been nominated in the same category in 1996 for another Wilson play, "Seven Guitars."

Won the 2005 Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for "Intimate Apparel" in 2004.

She is the daughter of Mary and Dan Davis. Dan was a horse-groomer for the Narrangasett and Lincoln Downs racetracks in Rhode Island.

Attended Rhode Island College and majored in theater.

Grew up in Central Falls, Rhode Island.

Viola Davis stared in:

Title Year Saw with/at: Scene On Rating
Traffic 2000 at Branford Hoyts 2001-01-07 *** 1/2
Kate & Leopold 2001 w/ suzy on DVD 2002-08-17 ***
Far From Heaven 2002 at York Square 2003-02-03 *** 1/2
Solaris 2002 Suzy 2009-04-04 ** 1/2
Syriana 2005 Suzy on DVD 2007-01-06 ** 1/2
Nights in Rodanthe 2008 Family 2009-02-15 *
State of Play 2009 Suzy 2015-11-30 ** 1/2
Knight and Day 2010 Suzy in Wallingford 2010-07-20 **
Eat Pray Love 2010 Suzy 2010-12-26 **
The Help 2011 Suzy 2012-01-02 *** 1/2
Ender's Game 2013 Hanna 2014-07-04 **
Suicide Squad 2016 Suzy and Hanna 2016-11-19 **
Widows 2018 Suzy 2019-02-05 ***
Troop Zero 2019 Suzy and Hanna 2020-01-18 *** 1/2