Thursday, 20 July 2017

Viola Davis


Viola Davis who was born on Aug 11,1965 in St.Matthews,South Carolina,USA is an American actress and producer.Her father Dan Davis was a horse trainer and her mother Mary Alice was a maid,factory worker and homemaker.Her mother also involved in the Civil Rights Movement.She went to Rhode Island College in 1988 for her graduation in theatre major and then went to Juilliard School in 1993. She has described her childhood as having "lived in abject poverty and dysfunction" and recalled living in "rat-infested and condemned" apartments.

Amidst all the hardships she faced, she became the first black woman who was nominated for three Academy Awards and won it once.Davis though acted in a number of films and TV series got the breakthrough in 2008 when her supporting role in drama "Doubt" earned her several nominations. Then in 2010 she tasted greater success as she won the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for her role in the revival of  Wilson's play Fences.

Some of the films in which she acted are The Substance of Fire,Out of Sight,Traffic,The Shrink is in,Kate & Leopold,Far from Heaven,Antwone Fisher,Solaris,Get Rich or Die Tryin', The Architect, Disturbia, Doubt,State of Play,Trust,The Help,Won't Back Down,Law Abiding Citizen,The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby,Ender's Game etc.

Some of the theatre plays in which she acted are As You Like it,Seven Guitars,Pericles,King Headley II,Intimate Apparel,Everybody's Ruby,The Vagina Monologues and God's Heart.

Viola Davis Religion

Viola Davis was raised as a Christian and has a strong faith in Christianity and God.She used to attend the church prayers regularly at Oasis in Los Angeles.

Viola Davis Political Views

Davis seems to have a leaning towards the Democrats from her statements against Donald Trump. Other than that there is no solid data backup for confirming her support to a particular political party.

Who is he/she dating?

Viola Davis was married to Julius Tennon on Dec 23,2002.Since then the couple seems to been enjoying their marriage life.The Couple had adopted a newborn baby girl,Genesis on Oct 2011.She also is the step-mom of Tennon's previous relationship son and daughter.

Viola Davis Hobbies

Viola Davis loves to write and likes to act in theatre plays.She said that she prefers acting on stage rather than acting on films.

Interesting Facts

She won the major Awards like Academy Awards,British Academy Awards,Golden Globe Awards and Primetime Emmy Awards once and also won the Screen Actors Guild Awards 5 times in her career so far.She won the Black Reel Awards thrice,Satellite Awards twice,Critics' Choice Movie awards and NAACP Image Awards four times each,Dorian Award,Hollywood Walk of Fame and People's Choice Award once.



Sources
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Viola_Davis
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0205626/bio