Viola Davis



Place of birth:

Saint Matthews, South Carolina, USA:


Viola Davis (born August 11, 1965) is an American actress. Known primarily as a stage actress, Davis won a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play and a Drama Desk Award for her role in King Hedley II (2001). She won a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play for her role in Fences. She won a second Drama Desk Award for Intimate Apparel (2004). Her films include Traffic (2000), Antwone Fisher (2002), and Solaris (2002). Her performance in Doubt (2008) was nominated for several awards, including an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture. Description above from the Wikipedia article Viola Davis, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Film Credits

The Suicide Squad (2021)
as Amanda Waller
Troop Zero (2019)
Widows (2018)
as Veronica
Beyond Boundaries: The Harvey Weinstein Scandal (2018)
as Herself (archive footage)
Fences (2016)
as Rose Maxson
Suicide Squad (2016)
as Amanda Waller
Custody (2016)
as Martha Schulman
DC Films Presents Dawn of the Justice League (2016)
as Herself
Lila & Eve (2015)
as Lila
August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand (2015)
Blackhat (2015)
as Carol Barrett
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Her (2014)
as Professor Lillian Friedman
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him (2014)
as Professor Lillian Friedman
Get on Up (2014)
as Susie Brown
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them (2014)
as Professor Lillian Friedman
Ender's Game (2013)
as Major Gwen Anderson
Prisoners (2013)
as Nancy Birch
Beautiful Creatures (2013)
as Amma Treadeau
Won't Back Down (2012)
as Nona Alberts
Love, Marilyn (2012)
as Herself
Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (2011)
as Abby Black
Touch of Evil (2011)
as The Vengeful Caretaker
The Help (2011)
as Aibileen Clark
Trust (2010)
as Gail Friedman
Eat Pray Love (2010)
as Delia Shiraz
It's Kind of a Funny Story (2010)
as Dr. Eden Minerva
Knight and Day (2010)
as CIA Director Isabel George
Beyond All Boundaries (2009)
as Hortense Johnson
Law Abiding Citizen (2009)
as Mayor April Henry
State of Play (2009)
as Dr. Judith Franklin
Madea Goes to Jail (2009)
as Ellen
Doubt (2008)
as Mrs. Miller
Nights in Rodanthe (2008)
as Jean
Jesse Stone: Sea Change (2007)
as Molly Crane
Disturbia (2007)
as Detective Parker
The Architect (2006)
as Tonya Neely
World Trade Center (2006)
as Mother in Hospital with Donna
The Best of The Tony Awards: The Plays (2006)
as Tonya (segment "King Hedley II")
Jesse Stone: Death in Paradise (2006)
as Molly Crane
Jesse Stone: Night Passage (2006)
as Molly Crane
Syriana (2005)
as CIA Chairwoman
Get Rich or Die Tryin' (2005)
as Grandma
Jesse Stone: Stone Cold (2005)
as Molly Crane
Antwone Fisher (2002)
as Eva May
Solaris (2002)
as Gordon
Far from Heaven (2002)
as Sybil
Kate & Leopold (2001)
as Policewoman
The Shrink Is In (2001)
as Robin
Amy & Isabelle (2001)
as Dottie
Traffic (2000)
as Social Worker
Out of Sight (1998)
as Moselle
The Pentagon Wars (1998)
as Platoon Sgt. Fanning
The Substance of Fire (1996)
as Nurse
Small Great Things ()
The Personal History of Rachel DuPree ()
as Rachel Dupree

Production Credits

Troop Zero (2019)
Night Shift (2017)
Executive Producer