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Viola Davis

Viola Davis

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Famous as :

Actress

Birth Date :

August 11, 1965

Birth Place :

Saint Matthews, South Carolina, USA

Spouse :

Julius Tennon (actor, since 23-Jun-03)

Claim to fame :

As Mrs. Miller in "Doubt" (2008)

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Viola Davis Explains Why She Chose TV Gig Over Supporting Film Roles

July 16, 2014 09:10:50 GMT

has given a clear explanation as to why she took a lead role on upcoming TV series "" after starring in some notable feature films like "Traffic" (2000) and "" (2011). Speaking at the TCA summer press tour during the panel for the Shonda Rhimes-executive produced show, she told reporters, "The attraction was the material, yes."
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Full List of 2014 Oscars Presenters Announced

February 24, 2014 15:21:28 GMT

The full list of celebrities who will take the stage on March 2 to present the Oscars was unleashed on Monday, February 24. Among the famous names are , , , and .
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Sneak Peeks: 'Glee' Cast Gets Tearful Filming Last Scenes Together

May 17, 2012 03:57:55 GMT

The "" cast has had an emotional moment filming one of their last scenes together and they talk about it in a new sneak peek for the season 3 finale. Though she will be back in the choir room next season, claims the vibe will be different after the seniors leave the school. "It's sort of the end of an era," so she says.
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First 'Won't Back Down' Trailer: Maggie Gyllenhaal and Viola Davis Fight the Odds

May 17, 2012 03:52:10 GMT

The first trailer for "" has just been made available for viewing pleasure. More than two minutes long, the promo video puts its focus on the classroom drama's two leading ladies, and , and their fight against the public school system that has let down their children.
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Meryl Streep Pays Tribute to Viola Davis With Two Separate $10K Donations

February 29, 2012 04:31:24 GMT

is paying tribute to her strong contender at the 84th Annual Academy Awards, . Fresh off her Best Actress win on Sunday, February 26, the actress portraying Margaret Thatcher on "" made a $20,000 donation to two Rhode Island charities close to Davis' heart.
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Viola Davis Secures Roles in 'Ender's Game' and 'Beautiful Creatures'

February 03, 2012 02:31:42 GMT

After receiving plenty of praises for her acclaimed role in "", is now booked to star in not just one but two upcoming high-profile movies. Variety reported the 46-year-old actress has landed supporting roles in both "" and "".
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SAG Awards 2012: Jean Dujardin and Viola Davis Round Up Full Winner List in Movie

January 30, 2012 03:06:25 GMT

Screen Actors Guild Awards 2012 has unveiled its movie winners during the Sunday, January 29 ceremony in Los Angeles. and were among the shining names at the prestigious awards show. The two were honored with the Outstanding Actor and Actress awards respectively. Meanwhile, "" won the coveted kudo for the Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture.
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Glenn Close, Bryan Cranston and More Added as 18th SAG Awards' Presenters

January 27, 2012 16:38:31 GMT

Screen Actors Guild Awards have simultaneously announced two batches of presenters for its 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards. The event, which will be held on January 29 at Shrine Exposition Center in Los Angeles, officially owns the predicate of having impressive list of presenters.
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Late Father Declares Khloe Kardashian as Biological Daughter in Court Documents

January 13, 2012 04:45:22 GMT

seems to still have her late father by her side when questions about her lineage surfaced recently. Shortly after two of Robert Kardashian's ex-wives claimed that the "" star isn't his biological daughter, a newly-uncovered legal documents revealed that the late lawyer has sworn she is his.
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George Clooney and Viola Davis Among Winners at 2012 Critics' Choice Awards

January 13, 2012 04:19:11 GMT

The winners of the 2012 Critics' Choice Awards have been announced. This year, and were among the shining names at the award show. Clooney won the Best Actor award for his role as an indifferent father in well-reviewed dramedy "", while Davis was named the Best Actress for her as a black maid in "".
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'The Help' Star Viola Davis in the Process of Adopting a Baby

August 11, 2011 02:47:02 GMT

will soon become an adoptive parent. The actress who received an Academy Award nomination and won various awards for her portrayal of Mrs. Miller in "" recently revealed that she and her actor husband, Julius Tennon, are in the process of adopting a baby.
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2010 Tony Awards: 'Memphis' Dominates the Full Winners List

June 14, 2010 03:57:20 GMT

The 2010 Tony Awards held at Radio City Music Hall in New York City on Sunday, June 13 has been wrapped and "Memphis" came out as a big winner. Showing its domination since early of the show, the musical took home four gongs in total.
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2010 Tony Awards: Denzel Washington Is Best Actor in a Play

June 14, 2010 02:45:55 GMT

"Fences" has taken home three gongs at the Sunday, June 13 ceremony of 2010 Tony Awards. The play is dubbed Best Revival and its two main stars take the top acting honors. wins Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play, while wins for the Leading Actress category.
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Denzel Washington and Viola Davis Receive Top Honors at Broadway Awards

May 18, 2010 03:57:17 GMT

and have been lauded for their performances in new Broadway play "Fences" after taking the top acting honors at the Outer Critics Circle Awards. The stars proved they are a force to be reckoned with on the stage and screen when they were named Outstanding Actor and Actress in a Play on Monday, May 17. "Fences" was also hailed as the best Outstanding Revival of a Play.
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