August 11, 1965
58 years old
5 ft 5 in | 165 cm
37-28-36 in | 94-71-91.5 cm
59 kg | 130 lbs
9 US | 39.5 EU
Viola Davis was born in Saint Matthews, South Carolina, United States, on August 11, 1965, is an American actress.
Young Viola Davis first started performing during her years of college in school theatrical productions.
She landed her Broadway debut in a play "Seven Guitars" (1996) in role as Vera, for which she was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play.
She made her big screen debut in drama movie The Substance of Fire (1996) in role as a nurse.
She got her television debut in police procedural drama series NYPD Blue (1996) in episode "Moby Greg", in role as Woman.
Viola's breakthrough performance came as Mrs. Miller in drama film Doubt (2008).
How tall is Viola Davis and what is her weight? Viola Davis's height is 5' 5" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 165 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, her weight is 130 іn pоunds or 59 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.
Viola Davis is 58 years old.
Viola Davis net worth is around 25 million dollars.
Viola Davis body measurements are bust-waist-hip 37-28-36 in inches or 94-71-91.5 in cеntіmеtrеѕ, her bra size is 34C with cup size C.
She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Mrs. Miller in drama film Doubt (2008).
She won the Academy Award, a BAFTA Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Rose Lee Maxson in drama film Fences (2016).
She played Amanda Waller in superhero movies:
Suicide Squad (2016)
The Suicide Squad (2021)
Black Adam (2022)
She was nominated for the BAFTA Film Award for Best Leading Actress and the AAFCA Award for Best Actress for her role as Aibileen Clark in period drama movie The Help (2011).
She was nominated for the Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her role as Ma Rainey in drama movie Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (2020).
She was nominated for the Black Reel Award for Theatrical - Best Supporting Actress for her role as Dr. Gordon in science fiction drama movie Solaris (2002).
She was nominated for the BAFTA Film Award for Best Leading Actress for her role as Veronica Rawlings in drama thriller film Widows (2018).
She was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama for her role as Nanisca in historical epic film The Woman King (2022).
Far from Heaven (2002) drama as Sybil
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (2011) drama mystery as Abby Black
Antwone Fisher (2002) biographical drama as Eva May Fisher
Trust (2010) drama thriller as Gail Friedman
Prisoners (2013) thriller as Nancy Birch
Get on Up (2014) biographical drama as Susie Brown
Ender's Game (2013) science fiction action as Major Anderson
Lila & Eve (2015) crime drama as Lila Walcott
Eat Pray Love (2010) biographical romantic comedy drama as Delia Shiraz
Blackhat (2015) action techno thriller as FBI Agent Carol Barrett
Troop Zero (2019) comedy drama as Rayleen
She won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for her role as lawyer Annalise Keating in ABC television drama series How to Get Away with Murder (2014–2020).
She was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Annalise Keating in ABC political thriller television series Scandal (2018).
She played Nurse Lynnette Peeler in medical drama television series City of Angels (2000).
She portrayed Hannah Crane in science fiction-legal drama television series Century City (2004).
Traveler (2007) ABC series as Agent Jan Marlow
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2003–2008) NBC crime drama series as Donna Emmett
United States of Tara (2009) Showtime comedy drama series as Lynda P. Frazier
The First Lady (2022) Showtime anthology drama series as Michelle Obama
Attended Central Falls High School.
Graduated from Rhode Island College (1988), with a major in Theatres.
Studied at Juilliard School (1989-1993).
Has four sisters and a brother.
Has African-American ancestry.
She is first black actor to won the triple crown of acting Emmy, Tony and Oscar.
She won the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play for her role as Rose Maxon in a play "Fences" (2010), at Cort Theatre.
She won the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play for her role as Tonya in a play "King Hedley II" (2001), at Virginia Theatre.
She won the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Play for her role as Esther in a play "Intimate Apparel" (2004), at Roundabout Theatre.
She was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 7013 Hollywood Boulevard in 2017.
Good friends with Octavia Spencer, Meryl Streep and Denzel Washington.
Lives in Los Angeles.
She married actor Julius Tennon in 2003, they adopted an infant daughter in 2011.