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Viola Davis
Viola Davis
Viola Davis info
Born: 11 August, 1965
Height: 1.65 (5' 5")
Spouse: Julius Tennon (23 June 2003 – present) 2 children
Awards: Nominated for Oscar. Another 4 wins & 9 nominations
Known for: World Trade Center , Eat Pray Love , Syriana , Traffic , Knight and Day and more.
Viola Davis biography

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Viola Davis was born in the beginning of August 1965 in South Carolina, in a simple family of two very much religious parents. Her parents were Mary and Dan Davis, who raised her in a high morality atmosphere. She became famous first of all as the theatre actress and during her carrier she was nominated for various awards. Some of them she won. She is the honored winner of the most prestigious award in the theatre world. It is interesting to know that she wanted to become an actress since her childhood. That is why as soon as she finished the school, she asked her parents to allow her going to NY, where she could enter the school that will make her famous. Her parents were very much surprised, and that is why she showed them a small article in a newspaper which was about some famous article and in that article was written the name of the school where she learnt the Performing Arts. Their daughter was insisting so much that they blessed her and let her go. That is how Viola became a student of the Julliard School of performing and dramatic arts, while studying in which she already was quite popular and invited to play in the theatre. On the big screen she appeared in 2000, and the interesting thing is that the movies with her participation were very successful since the first one. Since 2003 she is married with the actor Julius Tannin, whom she met on the filming set of the movie in which they both performed, they have two children.
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Viola Davis filmography

Here you can learn about the movies Viola Davis acted in. You can see the names of the movies, their budget, years of release and the money gained from the screening of the certain movie. It is always interesting to know.

Movies & Videos Budget Year Opening weekend US box Office
Knight and Day - Director George $117M 2010 $20.1M $76.4M
World Trade Center - Mother in Hospital $63M 2006 $18.7M $70.2M
Eat Pray Love - Delia Shiraz $60M 2010 $23.1M $80.6M
Syriana - CIA Chairwoman (uncredited) $50M 2005 $375K $50.8M
Traffic - Social Worker $48M 2000 $15.5M $124M
Out of Sight - Moselle $48M 1998 $12M $37.3M
Kate & Leopold - Policewoman $48M 2001 $2.56M $47.1M
Solaris - Gordon $47M 2002 $6.75M $15M
Law Abiding Citizen - Mayor April Henry $40M 2009 $21M $73.3M
Get Rich or Die Tryin' - Grandma $40M 2005 $12M $31M
Disturbia - Detective Parker $20M 2007 $22.2M $80.1M
Doubt - Mrs. Miller $20M 2008 $507K $33.4M
Far from Heaven - Sybil $13.5M 2002 $211K $15.9M
Antwone Fisher - Eva May $12.5M 2002 $210K $21.1M
It's Kind of a Funny Story - Dr. Eden Minerva $8M 2010 $2.01M $6.35M
The Shrink Is In - Robin $6M 2001
The Substance of Fire - Nurse 1996 $56.2K $56.2K
Driving Fish (short) - Co-executive Producer 2002
The Architect - Tonya Neely 2006 $2.03K $12.6K
The Unforgiving Minute (short) - Narrator 2010
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