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 # 758

Viola Davis & Octavia Spencer Pair Up at the 2012 BAFTAs

Posted Sunday February 12, 2012 4:12 PM GMT

Making her very first appearance at the overseas event, Viola Davis turned up for the 2012 Orange British Academy Film Awards in London, England on Sunday (February 12).

Held at The Royal Opera House, the 46-year-old American actress joined alongside gal pal Octavia Spencer in the arrivals area as the duo readied for the much-awaited BAFTA festivities.


Viola Davis Says “Good Morning America”

Posted Thursday February 9, 2012 3:29 PM GMT

Coming off a big win at the Screen Actors Guild Awards, Viola Davis was spotted visiting ABC Studios in New York City this morning (February 9).

The “Eat Pray Love” actress was in the house for an interview on “Good Morning America,” during which she talked about her Oscar-nominated role in “The Help.”


84th Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon: A Complete Look

Posted Monday February 6, 2012 11:25 PM GMT

Withe less than three weeks remaining until the grandest night in Tinseltown takes place, the 2012 Oscar hopefuls gathered together at the Beverly Hilton Hotel for the 84th Academy Awards Nominations Luncheon on Monday afternoon (February 6).


Viola Davis Wins 2012 SAG for Best Actress

Posted Sunday January 29, 2012 10:57 PM GMT

Ready for what ended up being quite the eventful evening, Viola Davis turned up as planned for the 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday (January 29).


Stride Chew for Loot Honors the 2012 Oscar Nominees

Posted Thursday January 26, 2012 3:40 PM GMT

We're just one short month away from the grandest of all Hollywood ceremonies, and the 84th Annual Academy Awards nominees are all hoping to walk away from the Kodak Theatre with a shiny golden statuette.


2012 Oscars: The Nominees Offer Up Their Thoughts

Posted Wednesday January 25, 2012 1:01 AM GMT

With the 84th Annual Academy Awards announcing the nominees for this year's ceremony earlier today (January 24), trophy hopefuls including Brad Pitt, Meryl Streep and Read More >>

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.