Viola Davis is an American actress and producer. She is the first black actor to have won an Academy Award, an Emmy Award, and a Tony Award in acting, named the Triple Crown of Acting. She has won several accolades, including the 2010 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for her role as Rose Maxson in the revival of August Wilson’s play Fences. For her lead role as 1960s housemaid Aibileen Clark in the comedy-drama The Help (2011), Davis received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress and won a SAG Award. In 2015, she became the first black woman to win the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for her performance. In 2016, Davis reprised the role of Rose Maxson in the film adaptation of Fences, which earned her the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.
Viola Davis has an estimated net worth of $12 million.
Date of birth:
August 11, 1965
United States of America
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