Cast Info

Viola Davis

Year Born: August 11, 1965
Place of Birth: Saint Matthews, South Carolina

Awards

2017
Screen Actors Guild Awards
    Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role

Screen Actors Guild Awards
    Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

British Academy of Film & Television Arts
    Supporting Actress

Golden Globe
    Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

Emmy (Primetime)
    Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

2016
British Academy of Film & Television Arts
    Supporting Actress

Golden Globe
    Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

Screen Actors Guild Awards
    Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Screen Actors Guild Awards
    Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Screen Actors Guild Awards
    Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Screen Actors Guild Awards
    Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Screen Actors Guild Awards
    Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Screen Actors Guild Awards
    Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Screen Actors Guild Awards
    Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Screen Actors Guild Awards
    Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Screen Actors Guild Awards
    Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Screen Actors Guild Awards
    Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Screen Actors Guild Awards
    Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Screen Actors Guild Awards
    Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Screen Actors Guild Awards
    Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Screen Actors Guild Awards
    Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Screen Actors Guild Awards
    Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Screen Actors Guild Awards
    Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Screen Actors Guild Awards
    Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role

Screen Actors Guild Awards
    Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role

Screen Actors Guild Awards
    Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role

Screen Actors Guild Awards
    Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role

Screen Actors Guild Awards
    Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role

Screen Actors Guild Awards
    Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role

Screen Actors Guild Awards
    Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role

Screen Actors Guild Awards
    Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role

Screen Actors Guild Awards
    Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role

Screen Actors Guild Awards
    Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role

Academy Award
    Actress in a Supporting Role

Golden Globe
    Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama

Golden Globe
    Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama

Emmy (Primetime)
    Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

Emmy (Primetime)
    Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

Screen Actors Guild Awards
    Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series

Screen Actors Guild Awards
    Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series

2015
Emmy (Primetime)
    Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

Golden Globe
    Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama

Golden Globe
    Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama

Screen Actors Guild Awards
    Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series

Screen Actors Guild Awards
    Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series

2012
Screen Actors Guild Awards
    Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role

British Academy of Film & Television Arts
    Leading Actress

Screen Actors Guild Awards
    Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Golden Globe
    Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama

2011
Screen Actors Guild Awards
    Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role

Golden Globe
    Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama

British Academy of Film & Television Arts
    Leading Actor

Screen Actors Guild Awards
    Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Academy Award
    Best Actress

2009
Screen Actors Guild Awards
    Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role

Screen Actors Guild Awards
    Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Golden Globe
    Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

2008
Screen Actors Guild Awards
    Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role

Screen Actors Guild Awards
    Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Academy Award
    Best Supporting Actress

Credits

Role Category Title
2018
Guest Show The Jess Cagle Interview
Executive Producer Show Two Sides
Narrator Show Two Sides
Executive Producer Show The Last Defense
Actor
Veronica
Movie Widows
Guest Show The It List
Guest Show Starz at TIFF
2017
Guest Show We Have a Dream
Guest Show Live with Kelly and Ryan
Guest Show We Have a Dream
Executive Producer Show EIF Presents: XQ Super School Live
Narrator Show American Koko
2016
Actor
Amanda Waller
Movie Suicide Squad
Guest Show The Wonderful World of Disney: Disneyland 60
Guest Show Celebrity Page
Guest Show Stand Up To Cancer
Actor
Rose Maxson
Movie Fences
Guest Show CTV's Big Fall Preview
Actor
Martha Schulman
Movie Custody
Executive Producer Movie Custody
2015
Actor
Lila Walcott
Movie Lila & Eve
Executive Producer Movie Lila & Eve
Guest Show The Late Show With Stephen Colbert
Actor
Carol Barrett
Movie Blackhat
Guest Show The Late Late Show With James Corden
Actor Show The Making Of: Blackhat
2014
Guest Show Late Night With Seth Meyers
Actor
Susie Brown
Movie Get On Up
Actor
Professor Annalise Keating
Show How to Get Away With Murder
Guest Show Thank God It's Thursday on ABC
Actor Show How to Get Away With Murder: Extras
Guest Show Variety Studio: Actors on Actors
Guest Show The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
2013
Actor
Professor Lillian Friedman
Movie The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Her
Actor
Professor Lillian Friedman
Movie The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him
Actor
Professor Lillian Friedman
Movie The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby
Actor
Professor Lillian Friedman
Movie The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Her/Him
Guest Star
Helen Hanshaw
Show Sofia the First
Guest Voice
Helen Hanshaw
Show Sofia the First
Guest Star Show Celebration of Gospel 2013
Actor
Amma
Movie Beautiful Creatures
Actor
Nancy Birch
Movie Prisoners
Actor Show Beautiful Creatures: Extras
Actor
Maj. Gwen Anderson
Movie Ender's Game
2012
Guest Star
Annalise Keating
Show Scandal
Actor
Nona Alberts
Movie Won't Back Down
Guest Show A Life in Pictures
Guest Show Katie
Guest Show Oprah's Oscar Special
Guest Show Oprah's Oscar Special
Guest Show Entertainment Studios.TV
Guest Show Anderson Live
Guest Show Live! With Kelly and Michael
2011
Guest Show The Gayle King Show
Actor
Aibileen
Movie The Help
Actor
Abby Black
Movie Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close
Actor Show The Help: Maid in America
Guest Show LIVE with Kelly
2010
Actor
Director George
Movie Knight and Day
Guest Show On the Red Carpet
Actor
Delia Shiraz
Movie Eat Pray Love
Actor
Dr. Eden Minerva
Movie It's Kind of a Funny Story
Guest Show The Talk
Guest Show Conan
Actor
Gail Friedman
Movie Trust
2009
Actor
Ellen
Movie Tyler Perry's Madea Goes to Jail
Actor
Dr. Judith Franklin
Movie State of Play
Guest Star
Lynda P. Frazier
Show United States of Tara
Guest Show Late Night With Jimmy Fallon
Guest Show Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen
Actor
Mayor
Movie Law Abiding Citizen
2008
Actor
Jean
Movie Nights in Rodanthe
Actor
Mrs. Muller
Movie Doubt
Actor Show The Andromeda Strain
2007
Guest Show Today With Kathie Lee & Hoda
Actor
Molly Crane
Movie Jesse Stone: Sea Change
Actor
Agent Jan Marlow
Show Traveler
2006
Actor
Molly Crane
Movie Jesse Stone: Night Passage
Actor
Molly Crane
Movie Jesse Stone: Death in Paradise
Actor
Diane Barrino
Movie The Fantasia Barrino Story: Life Is Not a Fairy Tale
Actor
Tonya Neeley
Movie The Architect
Guest Star
Ellen Snyder
Show Brothers & Sisters
Guest Show etalk
2005
Guest Show The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson
Guest Star Show Threshold
Guest Show Entertainment Tonight Canada
Guest Show Made in Hollywood
Actor
Molly Crane
Movie Stone Cold
Actor
Grandma
Movie Get Rich or Die Tryin'
2004
Actor
Hannah Crane
Show Century City
Guest Show Tavis Smiley
2003
Guest Show Jimmy Kimmel Live
Guest Show The Ellen DeGeneres Show
2002
Guest Star Show Without a Trace
Actor
Eva
Movie Antwone Fisher
Actor
Gordon
Movie Solaris
Actor
Sybil
Movie Far From Heaven
2001
Guest Show Live With Regis and Kelly
Guest Star Show Law & Order: Criminal Intent
Guest Star Show The Guardian
Actor
Dottie
Movie Amy and Isabelle
2000
Actor Show City of Angels
Guest Star Show CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
Guest Show 106 & Park: BET's Top 10 Live
Actor
Robin
Movie The Shrink Is In
Actor Show American Shorts: Poof! and a Voice to Be Reckoned With
1999
Guest Star
Donna Emmett
Show Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Guest Star Show Judging Amy
Guest Star Show Third Watch
1998
Actor
Sgt. Fanning
Movie The Pentagon Wars
Actor
Rosemary Allbright
Movie Grace & Glorie
1997
Guest Show The View
Guest Star Show The Practice
1996
Guest Show Access Hollywood
1994
Guest Show Extra
Guest Star Show New York Undercover
Guest Show Inside the Actors Studio
Guest Show Entertainers: With Byron Allen
1993
Guest Show Late Show With David Letterman
Guest Star
Woman
Show NYPD Blue
1992
Guest Show The Tonight Show With Jay Leno
1991
Guest Show Charlie Rose
1979
Guest Show CBS News Sunday Morning
1978
Guest Show 20/20
1975
Actor Show Good Morning America
Guest Show Good Morning America
1952
Guest Show Today