Name: Viola Davis
Birth Name: 
Viola Davis
Birth Date: 
August 11, 1965
Birth Place: 
St. Matthews, SC
Relationship Status: 
Married to Julius Tennon
Celebrity Ranking # 757

Octavia Spencer and Viola Davis Talk Oscar Nods

Posted Tuesday January 24, 2012 5:03 PM GMT

Their film “The Help” was one of the hottest of 2011, and Octavia Spencer and Viola Davis have both received nominations for the upcoming Academy Awards for their performances.

Ms. Davis is up for the Best Actress trophy, competing against Meryl Streep, Rooney Mara, Glenn Close, and Michelle Williams.


84th Annual Academy Awards Nominations: Complete List

Posted Tuesday January 24, 2012 12:43 PM GMT

It’s arguably the biggest awards show of the year, and this morning (January 24) the 84th Annual Academy Awards nominations were announced.

Tom Sherak, president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, and "The Hunger Games" actress Jennifer Lawrence did the honors, sharing the various nominees for the coveted Oscar trophy.


2012 Producers Guild Awards: The Show, The Winners

Posted Sunday January 22, 2012 2:01 AM GMT

Toasting the head honchos of Hollywood movies and television, the stars turned up for the 23rd Annual Producers Guild Awards in Beverly Hills, California on Saturday night (January 21).


"Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close": In Theaters Now!

Posted Friday January 20, 2012 3:20 PM GMT

Surely one of the most anticipated cinematic offerings of the new year, "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close" has just been released into theaters (January 20).

In addition to Oscar winners Sandra Bullock and Tom Hanks, the Stephen Daldry-directed drama also stars Viola Davis, John Goodman and James Gandolfini.


2012 NAACP Image Awards Nominees: Complete List

Posted Friday January 20, 2012 1:15 PM GMT

The show aims to “celebrate the accomplishments of people of color in the fields of television, music, literature and film, and also honors individuals or groups who promote social justice through creative endeavors,” and this year’s NAACP Image Awards nominees have been announced.


Warner Bros/InStyle Golden Globes After Party: Stocked with Celebrities

Posted Monday January 16, 2012 10:47 AM GMT

It was a truly magnificent scene at the Beverly Hilton Hotel last night (January 15) as Warner Bros. and InStyle held their fabulous Golden Globe Awards after party.


2012 Golden Globe Awards: The Show, The Winners

Posted Monday January 16, 2012 12:06 AM GMT

Gathering together to honor the year's best in cinema, the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards winners have officially been named.


Viola Davis: 2012 Golden Globes Best Actress Hopeful

Posted Sunday January 15, 2012 10:04 PM GMT

Joining in on the abuzz atmosphere, Viola Davis made her grand arrival ahead of the 69th Golden Globe Awards on Sunday evening (January 15).

The 46-year-old actress worked the red carpet in a lovely maroon frock before heading inside the Beverly Hilton Hotel for the sure-to-be entertaining festivities.