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Viola Davis

Profession: Actress
Viola Davis
Birthdate: August 11, 1965
Age: 56 years
Country: United States United States
Horoscope: Leo

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Viola Davis Nominations & Awards

Academy Awards

 - Best Supporting Actress WINNER
   (Fences)
 - Best Leading Actress NOMINATED
 - Best Leading Actress NOMINATED
   (The Help)
 - Best Supporting Actress NOMINATED
   (Doubt)

Golden Globes Awards

 - Best Supporting Actress WINNER
   (Fences)
 - Best Leading Actress - Drama NOMINATED
 - Best Leading Actress in a TV Series - Drama NOMINATED
 - Best Leading Actress in a TV Series - Drama NOMINATED
 - Best Leading Actress - Drama NOMINATED
   (The Help)
 - Best Supporting Actress NOMINATED
   (Doubt)

Emmy

 - Best Leading Actress TV - Drama WINNER
 - Best Leading Actress TV - Drama NOMINATED
 - Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series NOMINATED
 - Best Leading Actress TV - Drama NOMINATED
 - Best Leading Actress TV - Drama NOMINATED

BAFTA

 - Best Supporting Actress WINNER
   (Fences)
 - Best Leading Actress NOMINATED
   (Widows)
 - Best Leading Actress NOMINATED
   (The Help)

Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAG)

 - Best Leading Actress WINNER
 - Best Supporting Actress WINNER
   (Fences)
 - Best Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series WINNER
 - Best Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series WINNER
 - Best Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture WINNER
   (The Help)
 - Best Leading Actress WINNER
   (The Help)
 - Best Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture NOMINATED
 - Best Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture NOMINATED
   (Fences)
 - Best Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture NOMINATED
   (Doubt)
 - Best Supporting Actress NOMINATED
   (Doubt)

Critics Choice Award

 - Best Supporting Actress WINNER
   (Fences)
 - Best Leading Actress WINNER
   (The Help)
 - Best Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture WINNER
   (The Help)
 - Best Leading Actress NOMINATED
 - Best Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture NOMINATED
 - Best Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture NOMINATED
   (Widows)
 - Best Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture NOMINATED
   (Fences)
 - Best Leading Actress in a TV Series - Drama NOMINATED
 - Best Leading Actress in a TV Series - Drama NOMINATED
 - Best Supporting Actress NOMINATED
   (Doubt)
 - Best Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture NOMINATED
   (Doubt)
 - Best Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture NOMINATED
   (Syriana)

Independent Spirit

 - Best Leading Actress NOMINATED
 - Best Supporting Actress NOMINATED

Boston Society of Film Critics

 - Best Ensemble Performance WINNER
 - Best Ensemble Performance WINNER
   (Syriana)
 - Best Supporting Actress NOMINATED
   (Doubt)

Chicago Film Critics Association

 - Best Leading Actress NOMINATED
 - Best Supporting Actress NOMINATED
   (Fences)
 - Best Supporting Actress NOMINATED
   (Doubt)

Los Angeles Film Critics Association

 - Best Leading Actress NOMINATED
 - Best Supporting Actress NOMINATED
   (Doubt)

New York Film Critics Circle

 - Best Supporting Actress NOMINATED
   (Doubt)

 - Best Ensemble Performance WINNER
   (Prisoners)
 - Best Ensemble Performance WINNER
   (The Help)
 - Best Ensemble Performance WINNER
   (Doubt)
Viola Davis is an American Actress. She has won an Academy Awards, an Golden Globes Awards and an BAFTA Awards. She's known for The Help (2011), Far from Heaven (2002) and Traffic (2000).

All Movies of Viola Davis

  • The Suicide Squad
    Super-Villains Harley Quinn, Bloodsport, Peacemaker and a collection of cons at Belle Reve prison join the super-secret, super-shady Task Force X where they are heavily-armed and dropped off at the remote, enemy-infused island of
    Character: Amanda Waller
    United States  2021
  • Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
    8.0
    Tensions and temperatures rise over the course of an afternoon recording session in 1920s Chicago as a band of musicians await trailblazing performer, the legendary "Mother of the Blues," Ma Rainey (Academy Award® winne...
    Character: Ma Rainey
    United States  2020
  • Troop Zero
    6.4
    In rural 1977 Georgia, a misfit girl dreams of life in outer space. When a national competition offers her a chance at her dream, to be recorded on NASA’s Golden Record, she recruits a makeshift troupe of Birdie Scouts, forging...
    Character: Miss Rayleen
    United States  2019
  • Widows
    7.9
    When a crew of crooks are killed during a robbery, their widowed spouses pick up where they left off. This is the story of four women with nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands' criminal activities. Se...
    Character: Veronica
    United Kingdom  2018
  • Disneyland 60th Anniversary TV Special (TV)
    A celebration of the 60th anniversary of Disneyland's first opening in 1955 hosted by Derek Hough with special guest appearances and musical performances.
    Character: Self
    United States  2016
  • Dawn of the Justice League (TV)
    Kevin Smith hosts a look behind the scenes of upcoming movies from the DC Films universe, featuring the trailer for "Suicide Squad."
    Character: Herself - Amanda Waller
    United States  2016
  • Custody
    The lives of three women are unexpectedly changed when they cross paths at a New York Family Court.
    Character: Martha Schulman
    United States  2016
  • Fences
    8.4
    An African American father struggles with race relations in the United States while trying to raise his family in the 1950s and coming to terms with the events of his life.
    United States  2016
  • Suicide Squad
    4.2
    A secret government agency run by Amanda Waller, named A.R.G.U.S creates a task force comprising super villains, the "Suicide Squad". They are assigned to execute dangerous tasks in exchange for shorter prison sentences.
    Character: Amanda Waller
    United States  2016
  • Blackhat
    5.4
    A man is released from prison to help American and Chinese authorities pursue a mysterious cyber criminal. The dangerous search leads them from Chicago to Hong Kong.
    Character: Carol Barrett
    United States  2015
  • Lila & Eve
    4.5
    A grieving mother, Lila, whose son Stephon was killed in a drive-by shooting. After she befriends a woman named Eve, whose little girl was killed the same night, they join forces to pay back the drug dealers responsible for Stepho...
    United States  2015
  • Get on Up
    6.9
    Chadwick Boseman stars as James Brown. From a childhood spent in poverty to his emergence as the Godfather of Soul, Brown's incredible life story is one of talent, determination, and perseverance.
    Character: Susie Brown
    United States  2014
  • The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them
    6.3
    James McAvoy and Jessica Chastain star as an enviable couple seemingly so in love until their marriage is shaken to the core when life throws them a devastating curve. Now this New York couple must try to understand each other as ...
    Character: Professor Friedman
    United States  2014
  • How to Get Away With Murder (TV Series)
    8.1
    A sexy, suspense-driven legal thriller about a group of ambitious law students and their brilliant, mysterious criminal defense professor. They become entangled in a murder plot and will shake the entire university and change the ...
    Character:  Annalise Keating 90 episodes, 2014-2020
    United States  2014
  • The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Her
    6.9
    James McAvoy, Jessica Chastain and Viola Davis star in this innovative two-part film that relates a love story from two different perspectives. 'The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby' is a two-part love story, seen through the eyes o...
    Character: Professor Lillian Friedman
    United States  2013
  • The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him
    6.9
    James McAvoy, Jessica Chastain and Viola Davis star in this innovative two-part film that relates a love story from two different perspectives. 'The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby' is a two-part love story, seen through the eyes o...
    Character: Professor Lillian Friedman
    United States  2013
  • Beautiful Creatures
    5.7
    Supernatural star-crossed romance, a small town full of secrets, and a dash of Southern gothic intrigue. That’s the recipe for Beautiful Creatures, the latest movie offering for theTwilight set. Richard LaGravenese (P.S. I Love ...
    Character: Amma
    United States  2013
  • Ender's Game
    5.9
    70 years after a horrific alien war, an unusually gifted child is sent to an advanced military school in space to prepare for a future invasion. Adaptation of the popular novel.
    Character: Major Gwen Anderson
    United States  2013
  • Prisoners
    7.8
    When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family?
    Character: Nancy Birch
    United States  2013
  • Love, Marilyn
    6.2
    Love, Marilyn takes an intimate look into the never-before-seen letters, diaries and notebooks of Marilyn Monroe. Appearing on screen to perform Marilyn’s words are renowned contemporary actresses, including Marisa Tomei, Uma Th...
    Character: Herself
    United States  2012
  • Won't Back Down
    5.4
    Two determined mothers­, one a teacher, look to transform their children's failing inner city school. Facing a powerful and entrenched bureaucracy, they risk everything to make a difference in the education and future of their ch
    Character: Nona Alberts
    United States  2012
  • Touch of Evil (S)
    Some of 2011's stand-out film actors appear in "a video gallery of cinematic villainy" for New York Times Magazine.
    Character: The Vengeful Caretaker
    United States  2011
  • Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
    5.4
    The story is about a nine-year-old boy named Oskar Schell. Two years before the story begins, Oskar loses his father on 9/11. In the story, Oskar discovers a key in a vase that belonged to his father that inspires him to search Ma...
    Character: Abby Black
    United States  2011
  • The Help
    7.3
    Set in Mississippi during the 1960s, Skeeter (Emma Stone) is a southern society girl who returns from college determined to become a writer, but turns her friends' lives -- and a small Mississippi town -- upside down when she deci...
    Character: Aibileen
    United States  2011
  • Trust
    6.9
    A teenage girl is targeted by an online sexual predator.
    Character: Gail Friedman
    United States  2010
  • It's Kind of a Funny Story
    6.7
    A clinically depressed teenager gets a new start after he checks himself into an adult psychiatric ward. After contemplating suicide by jumping off the Brooklyn Bridge, 16-year-old Craig Gilner (Keir Gilchrist) decides to go to th...
    Character: Dr. Eden Minerva
    United States  2010
  • Eat, Pray, Love
    4.8
    Liz Gilbert (Julia Roberts) is a modern woman on a quest to marvel at and travel the world while rediscovering and reconnecting with her true inner self in Eat Pray Love. At a crossroads after a divorce, Gilbert takes a year-long ...
    Character: Delia Shiraz
    United States  2010
  • Knight & Day
    5.4
    An action-comedy centered on a fugitive couple (Cruise and Diaz) on a glamorous and sometimes deadly adventure where nothing and no one – even themselves – are what they seem. Amid shifting alliances and unexpected betrayals, ...
    Character: Directora George
    United States  2010
  • Beyond All Boundaries (S)
    A visual, 4-D experience of the battles of World War II featuring stories, archival footage and advanced special effects.
    Character: Hortense Johnson - Arsenal Worker (voice)
    United States  2009
  • United States of Tara (TV Series)
    7.9
    TV Series (2009-2011). 3 Seasons. 36 Episodes. This is the story of Tara Gregson (Toni Collette), one woman with multiple personalities. Tara has dissociative identity disorder and has four different personalities within herself, ...
    Character:  Lynda P. Frazier 6 episodes, 2010
    United States  2009
  • State of Play
    7.3
    Based on the BBC mini-series of the same title, a team of investigative reporters work alongside a police detective to try and solve the murder of a congressman's mistress. D.C. investigative journalist Cal McCaffrey's (Russell Cr...
    Character: Dr. Judith Franklin
    United States  2009
  • Madea Goes to Jail
    4.4
    After a high-speed freeway chase puts Madea (Perry) in front of the judge, her reprieve is short-lived as anger management issues get the best of her and land her in jail. A gleeful Joe couldn't be happier at Madea's misfortune. B...
    Character: Ellen
    United States  2009
  • Law Abiding Citizen
    7.4
    Clyde Shelton (Gerard Butler) is an upstanding family man whose wife and daughter are brutally murdered during a home invasion. When the killers are caught, Nick Rice (Jamie Foxx), a hotshot Philadelphia prosecutor, is assigned to...
    Character: Alcalde
    United States  2009
  • The Andromeda Strain (TV)
    6.2
    From executive producers Ridley Scott (American Gangster, Gladiator) and Tony Scott (Numb3rs) comes The Andromeda Strain, the edge-of-your seat, four-hour miniseries about a team of scientists investigating a deadly disease from a...
    Character:  Dr. Charlene Barton 3 episodes, 2008
    United States  2008
  • Nights in Rodanthe
    5.0
    Lane stars as Adrienne Willis, a woman with her life in chaos, who retreats to the tiny coastal town of Rodanthe, in the Outer Banks of North Carolina, to tend to a friend's inn for the weekend. Here she hopes to find the tranquil...
    Character: Jean
    United States  2008
  • Doubt
    7.4
    Set in 1964, Doubt centers on a nun who confronts a priest after suspecting him abusing a black student. He denies the charges, and much of the play's quick-fire dialogue tackles themes of religion, morality and authority. Based o...
    Character: Sra. Miller
    United States  2008
  • Jesse Stone: Sea Change (TV)
    7.3
    Jesse Stone has settled in as the police chief of the small New England town of Paradise Mass. and his ultimate nightmare has come true: Stone finds himself filling his time writing parking tickets and struggling to keep his ever-...
    Character: Molly Crane
    United States  2007
  • World Trade Center
    6.3
    September 11, 2001 was an unusually warm day in New York. Will Jimeno, an officer with the Port Authority Police Department, was tempted to take a personal day to enjoy his hobby of bow hunting, but ultimately decided that he woul...
    Character: Mother in Hospital
    United States  2006
  • The Architect
    Architect Leo Waters' marriage is in trouble, his wife Julia unhappy. Their son Martin drops out of college; he's home, adrift and out of sorts with Leo. Daughter Christina has entered her mid-teens with a new body and new feeling...
    United States  2006
  • Get Rich Or Die Tryin'
    5.2
    An orphaned street kid becomes a powerful drug dealer, then turns away from crime to pursue a promising music career.
    Character: Grandma
    United States  2005
  • Stone Cold (TV)
    7.2
    In the small town of Paradise, Massachusetts, the experienced Chief of Police Jesse Stone is investigating a murder and a rape case. When a series of murders happen with the same "modus-operandi", Jesse discloses the identity of t...
    Character: Molly Crane
    United States  2005
  • Syriana
    7.3
    Robert Baer (Clooney), a 21-year veteran of the CIA, spent his entire career investigating terrorists around the globe. As the dangers of terrorism increased, Baer watched as the CIA's funding was cut, politics overtook judgment, ...
    United States  2005
  • Antwone Fisher
    6.8
    A young sailor (Derk Luke), prone to violent outbursts, is ordered to see a naval psychiatrist (Denzel Washington) to learn to control his anger. The young man eventually opens up and reveals his horrific childhood. Born in prison...
    Character: Eva May
    United States  2002
  • Solaris
    6.4
    A psychologist still reeling from the death of his wife receives a cryptic message from a friend telling him to join him on the space station Solaris which is studying a spatial phenomena. Because of the phenomena, people from the...
    Character: Gordon
    United States  2002
  • Far from Heaven
    8.1
    It is the autumn of 1957. The Whitakers, the very picture of a suburban family, make their home in Hartford, Connecticut. Their daily existence is characterized by carefully observed family etiquette, social events, and an overall...
    Character: Sybil
    United States  2002
  • The Shrink Is In
    5.2
    Samantha (Courtenex Cox), a travel writer suffering from claustrophobia, agoraphobia, and a whole host of other phobias, isn't exactly lucky in her romantic fate. But when her pshycologist suffers a major mental breakdown, she sec...
    Character: Robin
    United States  2001
  • Amy & Isabelle (TV)
    In 1971, in the small town of Shirley Falls, in Maine, the odd and lonely secretary Isabelle Goodrow raises her teenager daughter Amy alone. She has only two friends in her job among her gossiper colleagues. When her overprotected...
    United States  2001
  • Kate & Leopold
    5.4
    The story of two strangers in New York City, separated by a hundred years. When they meet, a century's worth of differences come crashing together. Kate and her actor brother live in N.Y. in the 21st Century. Her ex-boy friend, St...
    United States  2001
  • Traffic
    8.5
    The film tells three seemingly disparate stories that loosely intersect and overlap, unfurling at a frantic, relentless pace. In the first, a well-intentioned Mexican police officer, Javier Rodriguez Rodriguez (Benicio Del Toro), ...
    United States  2000
  • Grace & Glorie (TV)
    When a lonely ex-New Yorker moves into the home of a rural senior to act as a hospice worker, the two initially couldn't seem to be less alike. However, as time passes, the two find much kinship including a lost child. Slowly the ...
    Character: Rosemary Allbright
    United States  1998
  • The Pentagon Wars (TV)
    7.3
    Air Force Lt. Col. John Burton was assigned to evaluate the usefulness of the Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicle, an Army troop carrier/scout vehicle that, in its final redesign, was effectively a deathtrap for its occupants. Burto...
    Character: Sgt. Fanning
    United States  1998
  • Out of Sight
    7.8
    After Jack Foley (George Clooney) escapes from jail with the help of his partner, Buddy Bragg (Ving Rhames), he takes Karen Sisco (Jennifer Lopez), a sexy federal agent, hostage. Immediately sparks fly between the two. Eventually ...
    United States  1998

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