Viola Davis

11 Aug 1965

Actor

Viola Davis (born August 11, 1965 height 5' 5" (1,65 m)) 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.

Photos

No photos.

Filmography (33 titles)

(movie, 2018)
···Widows
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Veronica Rawlins)
(movie, 2016)
···Fences
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Rose Maxson)
(movie, 2016)
···Suicide Squad
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Amanda Waller)
(movie, 2015)
···Blackhat
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Carol Barrett)
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Professor Lillian Friedman)
(movie, 2014)
···Get on Up
Genre: Drama, Music
Role: Actor (as Susie Brown)
(movie, 2013)
···Ender's Game
Genre: Science Fiction, Action, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Major Gwen Anderson)
(movie, 2013)
···Prisoners
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Crime
Role: Actor (as Nancy Birch)
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Professor Lillian Friedman)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor
(movie, 2013)
···Beautiful Creatures
Genre: Fantasy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Amma Treadeau)
(movie, 2012)
···Won't Back Down
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Nona Alberts)
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Abby Black)
(movie, 2011)
···The Help
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Aibileen Clark)
(movie, 2010)
···Trust
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Gail)
(movie, 2010)
···Eat Pray Love
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Delia Shiraz)
(movie, 2010)
···Knight and Day
Genre: Action, Comedy
Role: Actor (as CIA Director Isabel George)
(movie, 2009)
···Law Abiding Citizen
Genre: Drama, Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Mayor April Henry)
(movie, 2009)
···State of Play
Genre: Action
Role: Actor (as Dr. Judith Franklin)
(movie, 2009)
···Madea Goes to Jail
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Ellen)
(movie, 2008)
···Doubt
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Mrs. Miller)
(movie, 2008)
···Nights in Rodanthe
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Jean)
(movie, 2008)
···The Andromeda Strain
Genre: Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Dr. Charlene Barton)
(movie, 2007)
···Disturbia
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Detective Parker)
(movie, 2006)
···World Trade Center
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Mother in Hospital with Donna)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Crime, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Molly Crane)
(movie, 2006)
···Jesse Stone: Night Passage
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Molly Crane)
(movie, 2005)
···Get Rich or Die Tryin'
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Grandma)
(movie, 2005)
···Stone Cold
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Molly Crane)
(movie, 2002)
···Solaris
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Science Fiction, Romance
Role: Actor (as Gordon)
(movie, 2002)
···Far from Heaven
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Sybil)
(movie, 2000)
···Traffic
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Crime
Role: Actor (as Social Worker)
(movie, 1998)
···The Pentagon Wars
Genre: Comedy, War
Role: Actor (as Fanning)