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Viola Davis

Viola Davis (born August 11, 1965) is an American actress. Known primarily as a stage actress, Davis won a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play and a Drama Desk Award for her role in King Hedley II (2001). She won a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play for her role in Fences. She won a second Drama Desk Award for Intimate Apparel (2004). Her films include Traffic (2000), Antwone Fisher (2002), and Solaris (2002). Her performance in Doubt (2008) was nominated for several awards, including an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture. Description above from the Wikipedia article Viola Davis, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Aug 11, 1965 In Saint Matthews, South Carolina, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Fighting Shirley Chisholm
Latest Project:
Movie The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes 2023-11-15
Known For
Poster of Custody
Poster of Life Is Not a Fairytale: The Fantasia Barrino Story
Poster of The Personal History of Rachel DuPree
Poster of The Fighting Shirley Chisholm
Movie The Personal History of Rachel DuPree Rachel Dupree 2024
Movie The Fighting Shirley Chisholm Shirley Chisholm 2024
Movie Small Great Things 2024
Movie The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes Dr. Volumnia Gaul 2023-11-15
Series The First Lady Michelle Obama 2022-04-17
Movie Black Adam Amanda Waller (uncredited) 2022-10-19
Movie The Woman King Nanisca 2022-09-16
Movie The Unforgivable Liz Ingram 2021-11-24
Movie The Suicide Squad Amanda Waller 2021-07-28
Movie Chadwick Boseman: Portrait of an Artist Self 2021-04-17
Movie Ma Rainey's Black Bottom Ma Rainey 2020-11-25
Movie Giving Voice Self 2020-01-26
Movie Live in Front of a Studio Audience: "All in the Family" and "Good Times" Florida Evans 2019-12-18
Movie On Broadway Self (archive footage) 2019-10-12
Movie Troop Zero Miss Rayleen 2019-02-01
Movie Widows Veronica Rawlings 2018-11-06
Movie Beyond Boundaries: The Harvey Weinstein Scandal Self (archive footage) 2018-08-21
Movie Custody Martha Schulman 2016-04-17
Movie Fences Rose Maxson 2016-12-16
Movie Suicide Squad Amanda Waller 2016-08-03
Movie DC Films Presents Dawn of the Justice League Herself 2016-01-19
Movie August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand 2015-02-20
Series Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter Herself 2015-08-02
Movie Lila & Eve Lila Walcott 2015-07-31
Movie Blackhat Carol Barrett 2015-01-13
Movie The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them Professor Lillian Friedman 2014-05-14
Movie The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Her Professor Lillian Friedman 2014-10-10
Series How to Get Away with Murder Annalise Keating 2014-09-25
Movie Get on Up Susie Brown 2014-08-01
Movie The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him Professor Lillian Friedman 2014-10-10
Movie Ender's Game Major Gwen Anderson 2013-10-24
Movie Beautiful Creatures Amma Treadeau 2013-02-13
Movie Prisoners Nancy Birch 2013-09-18
Movie Love, Marilyn Self 2013-05-30
Movie Won't Back Down Nona Alberts 2012-09-28
Movie Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close Abby Black 2011-12-25
Movie Touch of Evil The Vengeful Caretaker 2011-12-06
Movie The Help Aibileen Clark 2011-08-09
Movie Trust Gail Friedman 2010-09-10
Movie Knight and Day CIA Director Isabel George 2010-06-15
Movie Eat Pray Love Delia Shiraz 2010-08-12
Movie It's Kind of a Funny Story Dr. Eden Minerva 2010-10-08
Series United States of Tara Unknown 2009-01-18
Movie Madea Goes to Jail Ellen 2009-02-16
Movie Law Abiding Citizen Mayor April Henry 2009-10-15
Movie State of Play Dr. Judith Franklin 2009-04-17
Movie Beyond All Boundaries Hortense Johnson 2009-11-09
Movie Nights in Rodanthe Jean 2008-09-26
Series The Andromeda Strain Dr. Charlene Barton 2008-05-26
Movie Doubt Mrs. Miller 2008-02-27
Movie Disturbia Detective Parker 2007-04-12
Series Traveler Agent Jan Marlow 2007-05-10
Movie Jesse Stone: Sea Change Molly Crane 2007-05-22
Movie Jesse Stone: Night Passage Molly Crane 2006-01-15
Movie Jesse Stone: Death in Paradise Molly Crane 2006-04-30
Movie World Trade Center Mother in Hospital with Donna 2006-08-09
Movie The Architect Tonya Neely 2006-12-01
Series Brothers and Sisters Ellen Snyder 2006-09-24
Movie Life Is Not a Fairytale: The Fantasia Barrino Story Diane Barrino 2006-08-19
Movie The Best of The Tony Awards: The Plays Tonya (segment "King Hedley II") 2006-05-02
Series Threshold Unknown 2005-09-16
Movie Stone Cold Molly Crane 2005-02-20
Movie Get Rich or Die Tryin' Grandma 2005-11-09
Movie Syriana CIA Chairwoman 2005-11-23
Series Century City 2004-03-16
Series E! Live from the Red Carpet Herself 2002-01-13
Movie Far from Heaven Sybil 2002-09-02
Movie Solaris Gordon 2002-11-27
Series Without a Trace Unknown 2002-09-26
Movie Antwone Fisher Eva May 2002-12-19
Series The Division Unknown 2001-01-07
Movie Ocean's Eleven Parole Board Interrogator (uncredited) 2001-12-07
Movie Amy & Isabelle Dottie 2001-03-04
Movie The Shrink Is In Robin 2001-08-01
Movie Kate & Leopold Policewoman 2001-12-25
Series Law & Order: Criminal Intent Unknown 2001-09-30
Series City of Angels Lynnette Peeler 2000-01-16
Series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Unknown 2000-10-06
Movie Traffic Social Worker 2000-03-23
Series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Unknown 1999-09-20
Series Third Watch Unknown 1999-09-23
Series Judging Amy Unknown 1999-09-19
Series Providence Unknown 1999-01-08
Movie Grace & Glorie Rosemary Allbright 1998-12-13
Movie Out of Sight Moselle 1998-06-26
Movie The Pentagon Wars Platoon Sgt. Fanning 1998-02-28
Series The View Herself 1997-08-11
Series The Practice Unknown 1997-03-04
Movie The Substance of Fire Nurse 1996-09-11
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24