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11/08/1965 Actress Viola Davis is born

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Viola Davis Says Jared Leto Sent the Cast of "Suicide Squad" a Dead Pig

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Viola Davis on Her ‘How to Get Away with Murder’ Scenes

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Viola Davis Gives Powerful Speech About Diversity and Opportunity | Emmys 2015

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Viola Davis Expresses Herself

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Viola Davis on Making Emmy History

Viola Davis is an American actress and producer. She was the first African American actress to be nominated for three Academy Awards, winning one, and is the only African American person to achieve the Triple Crown of Acting. Born in St. Matthews, South Carolina, she began her acting career starring in minor theatre productions.