Viola Davis
Viola Davis
Viola Davis
Viola Davis
Viola Davis
Viola Davis
Viola Davis
Viola Davis
Viola Davis
Viola Davis

Viola Davis

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Viola Davis About

Acclaimed actress of stage, TV, and film who won Tony Awards for her performances in King Hedly II and  Fences '> Fences . In 2014, she began starring as Annalise Keating on the TV series  How to Get Away with Murder . She won an Academy Award for her supporting role in the 2016 film  Fences '> Fences

Viola Davis Before Fame

Born in South Carolina, she grew up in poverty in Rhode Island. She graduated from Rhode Island College in 1988 and subsequently attended the Juilliard School. 

Viola Davis Trivial Things

Her roles in  Doubt  and  The Help  earned her both Academy Award and Golden Globe nominations. 

Viola Davis Family Life

She married actor Julius Tennon in June of 2003, becoming stepmother to his two children. The couple adopted a daughter in 2011. 

Viola Davis Associated With

She played a supporting role alongside Terrence Howard in the 2013 film  Prisoners