Viola Davis News, Photos, Videos and Tweets

Viola Davis on her role in "Fences"

Viola Davis on her role in "Fences": "She's fully realized. She goes on a journey. . . . She becomes the anthem for every woman out there."

viola davis - CBS News
8:42am PDT - April 25th, 2021

See Katie Holmes' rare photos of look-alike Suri, her daughter with ex-husband Tom Cruise

Katie Holmes, who is famously private about her and Tom Cruise's daughter, celebrated Suri Cruise's 15th birthday on Instagram with some rare photos.

viola davis - USA Today
2:41pm PDT - April 19th, 2021

Oscar nominee Andra Day says Billie Holiday role made her 'braver' - Reuters

American singer Andra Day says portraying legendary blues performer Billie Holiday has made her braver.

viola davis - Reuters
6:39am PDT - April 19th, 2021

Viola Davis: The 60 Minutes Interview

Viola Davis opens up to Jon Wertheim about her role as Ma Rainey, her relationship with August Wilson's material, a bold scene on "How to Get Away with Murder" and her life growing up.

viola davis - CBS News
3:51pm PDT - April 18th, 2021

Viola Davis makes history at Emmys

After winning the Emmy for best actress in a drama for her role in "How to Get Away with Murder." Viola Davis made a speech addressing the lack of opportunities for black women in Hollywood. Ben Tracy has more.

viola davis - CBS News
9:44am PDT - April 8th, 2021

SAG Awards 2021: Actors of color sweep film acting nods

Chadwick Boseman, Viola Davis won for leading roles in "Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom," while Daniel Kaluuya and Youn Yuh-jung took home awards for supporting roles.

viola davis - NBC News
8:03am PDT - April 5th, 2021

Viola Davis shares photo of childhood home on her birthday: 'Birthplace of my story'

House is located on former plantation

viola davis - Independent
12:34pm PDT - August 12th, 2020

Viola Davis shares photo of plantation where she was born: "I own my story"

The Academy Award-winning actress marked her 55th birthday with the meaningful post.

viola davis - CBS News
11:09am PDT - August 12th, 2020

Viola Davis buys her birthplace on a former plantation as a 55th birthday present

Davis now owns the house in St. Matthews, S.C., where she was born: "It is the birthplace of my story."

viola davis - Entertainment Weekly
7:10am PDT - August 12th, 2020

Viola Davis bought her birthplace on a former slave plantation for her birthday

Viola Davis gave us all a gift in honor of her 55th birthday.

viola davis - CNN
4:56am PDT - August 12th, 2020

What herd immunity looks like in a maximum security prison

Coronavirus in Context is a weekly newsletter where we bring you facts that matter about the COVID-19 pandemic and the technology trying to stop its spread. You can subscribe here. Hola Pandemic Pals, Just so you know, I spent well over 10 minutes trying to f…

viola davis - The Next Web
10:46am PDT - August 11th, 2020

Huge DC FanDome Guest List Revealed

DC has revealed the guest list of stars taking part in the DC FanDome event.

viola davis - IGN
7:36am PDT - August 7th, 2020

Exclusive: Dallas Cowboys Quarterback Dak Prescott Calls for Release of Black Death Row Inmate Julius Jones

Dak Prescott argues that Julius Jones, a Black man from Oklahoma sentenced to death for the killing of a white businessman, should be freed.

viola davis - Time
8:55am PDT - August 6th, 2020

Dario Calmese Makes History With Vanity Fair

This month, Vanity Fair magazine released their first cover shot by a Black photographer in its 106-year history. Dario Calmese joins MSNBC’s Joshua Johnson to discuss his inspiration behind the cover for shooting the Oscar-winning actress, Viola Davis.

viola davis - MSNBC
7:21pm PDT - July 19th, 2020

‘Vanity Fair’ Cover Shot by Black Photographer for 1st Time

The new issue of Vanity Fair featuring a powerful image of Oscar-winning actor Viola Davis marks the first time the publication has featured the work of a Black photographer on its cover.

viola davis - Breitbart News
3:54am PDT - July 15th, 2020

‘Vanity Fair’ cover shot by black photographer for first time

The publication has “had a problem in the past with putting black women on the covers,” Davis says in an interview for the magazine.

viola davis - The Hindu
10:50pm PDT - July 14th, 2020

Vanity Fair debuts first cover by a Black photographer

Dario Calmese made history as the magazine's first Black cover photographer in its 106-year existence.

viola davis - CBS News
2:43pm PDT - July 14th, 2020

'For me, this cover is my protest': Vanity Fair publishes first ever cover shot by black photographer

Viola Davis appears on July to August cover in reimagining of 1863 portrait 'The Scourged Back'

viola davis - Independent
12:59pm PDT - July 14th, 2020

Viola Davis stars in Vanity Fair's first cover shot by a Black photographer

Vanity Fair's latest edition, featuring Oscar-winning actor Viola Davis photographed by Dario Calmese, marks the first time a Black photographer has shot the cover in the magazine's history.

viola davis - CNN
10:34am PDT - July 14th, 2020

How Many Viola Davis Films Have You Had The Privilege To Watch?

Meryl Streep is the white Viola DavisView Entire Post ›

viola davis - Buzzfeed
3:36pm PDT - July 1st, 2020

Beyonce's mother, Tina Knowles-Lawson, urges Congress to protect Black and Brown voters during pandemic

Beyoncé's mother, Tina Knowles-Lawson, is urging Senate leaders to pass legislation to protect the voting rights of all registered voters, especially Black and Brown communities disproportionately affected by Covid-19.

viola davis - CNN
11:55am PDT - June 25th, 2020

Idris Elba, Viola Davis and Queen Latifah among 300 black artists and execs pushing Hollywood to change

Some of the industry's best known black performers are lending their support to an organization that is calling on Hollywood to step up the battle against racism.

viola davis - CNN
7:36am PDT - June 24th, 2020

Black artists call on Hollywood to prove Black Lives Matter - Reuters India

More than 300 Black actors and filmmakers, including Idris Elba, Queen Latifah and Billy Porter, on Tuesday asked Hollywood to divest in the police and invest in anti-racist content.

viola davis - Reuters
9:08pm PDT - June 23rd, 2020

Black artists call on Hollywood to prove Black Lives Matter - Reuters

More than 300 Black actors and filmmakers, including Idris Elba, Queen Latifah and Billy Porter, on Tuesday asked Hollywood to divest in the police and invest in anti-racist content.

viola davis - Reuters
2:42pm PDT - June 23rd, 2020

Hundreds of Black stars call on Hollywood to quit glorifying police, commit to anti-racist content

In a letter to Hollywood, Kendrick Sampson, Idris Elba, Tiffany Haddish and more Black stars seek change in police depictions, more representation.

viola davis - USA Today
2:15pm PDT - June 23rd, 2020
Viola Davis is an American actress and producer. She has won an Academy Award, a Primetime Emmy Award, and two Tony Awards, she is the first African-American, and she is currently the youngest actor to achieve the

Viola Davis is an American actress and producer. She has won an Academy Award, a Primetime Emmy Award, and two Tony Awards, she is the first African-American, and she is currently the youngest actor to achieve the "Triple Crown of Acting". #inspirational #iampro https://t.co/PDcaWVzyTk

iampro (@iamprouk)
4:02am PDT - June 14th, 2021
Actors/Actresses I’d like to see in the MCU: 

- Ewan McGregor
- Andrew Scott
- Helen Mirren
- Cillian Murphy
- Lena Headey
- Patrick Wilson
- Viola Davis
- Shah Rukh Khan
- Rami Malek
- Phoebe Waller-Bridge https://t.co/Ri2gkAUXwJ

Actors/Actresses I’d like to see in the MCU: - Ewan McGregor - Andrew Scott - Helen Mirren - Cillian Murphy - Lena Headey - Patrick Wilson - Viola Davis - Shah Rukh Khan - Rami Malek - Phoebe Waller-Bridge https://t.co/Ri2gkAUXwJ

Row ✨ (@RowiePop)
3:34am PDT - June 14th, 2021
RT @boioladavis: say amen Viola Davis or else- https://t.co/bZYMWQcnCE

RT @boioladavis: say amen Viola Davis or else- https://t.co/bZYMWQcnCE

(@ughaGHOST)
2:53am PDT - June 14th, 2021

RT @leo_ogunson: @laura_xvo Viola Davis admitted this when that movie with Liam Neeson was coming out. Crazy enough, it was almost right af…

HUNTERxHUNTER RENFROW 2.0 ♠️ (@NOTJohnnyACE562)
1:25am PDT - June 14th, 2021

Viola Davis KICKS ASS in scene from "How To Get Away With Murder" https://t.co/CgkGjfFDPY The problem of which lies the solutions is the assumptions and planned behaviours that arise from them. Once we unpack them we might come to an understanding. Can God ever ask you to kill? https://t.co/Nab6BsD2Xp

Lungile Nyathi (@lungile_nyathi)
1:00am PDT - June 14th, 2021

Like I’m sorry, not everyone is Kevin Hart or as dramatic as Viola Davis who by the way is an AMAZING actor. Not everyone is super dramatic or high energy. It doesn’t make you less black to be a laid back individual. Lol.

. W A V (@enigmatiika)
12:40am PDT - June 14th, 2021

The List is way too long but if you were twisting my arm I might name Angela Bassett Denzel Washington Meryl Streep Adam Sandler Dwayne Johnson Jim Carrey Viola Davis https://t.co/vffBLylM4V

Persephoni ♉ (@4kidssendhelp)
11:07pm PDT - June 13th, 2021
RT @RAlND0MSH1T: Feminist women love viola davis https://t.co/uQadEQTbFh

RT @RAlND0MSH1T: Feminist women love viola davis https://t.co/uQadEQTbFh

isa against the music (@malorieocean)
9:46pm PDT - June 13th, 2021

RT @VanityFair: Viola Davis for V.F. July/August 2020. Photographs by Dario Calmese. The cover marks the first V.F. cover shot by a Black p…

Niczyy (@ItsMeNiczy)
8:59pm PDT - June 13th, 2021
RT @RAlND0MSH1T: Feminist women love viola davis https://t.co/uQadEQTbFh

RT @RAlND0MSH1T: Feminist women love viola davis https://t.co/uQadEQTbFh

Jenny (@JennyDoncaster)
8:53pm PDT - June 13th, 2021
RT @RAlND0MSH1T: Feminist women love viola davis https://t.co/uQadEQTbFh

RT @RAlND0MSH1T: Feminist women love viola davis https://t.co/uQadEQTbFh

lala (@jodiefwster)
8:46pm PDT - June 13th, 2021

That is white privilege. https://t.co/DDGCgO6AUc

Lynn Schore (@LynnSchore)
8:34pm PDT - June 13th, 2021

RT @TaylorCockrell7: ABC 20/20 The Last Defense about Oklahoma’s death row...the innocent Julius Jones. Viola Davis is the executive produc…

M Jones (@Marquet02938518)
8:13pm PDT - June 13th, 2021

De Niro, Pacino, Denzel, Harvey, Meryl Streep, Viola Davis, Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford, Tom Hanks Yeah never heard of them https://t.co/lEUw1X6OYm

AllyKeyoni (@AllyKeyoni)
7:56pm PDT - June 13th, 2021

Watch it toys with Viola Davis #married2med https://t.co/9s85L4YqrW

ShayLuv (@Sabre_81)
6:36pm PDT - June 13th, 2021

Did Toya try to shade Viola Davis ? #Married2Med https://t.co/hu8RH31Sey

NoChillMood (@ritaag)
6:36pm PDT - June 13th, 2021

Did Toya just try Queen Viola Davis???? #Married2Med #marriedtomedicine https://t.co/YfwgSL0SfJ

Twyla Denise (@TwylaDenise)
6:36pm PDT - June 13th, 2021

Viola Davis as Mia Wallace starring in Shrek

Movie Mash-Up BOT (@RottenBOTTomato)
6:27pm PDT - June 13th, 2021

My Fave actor, alongside Viola Davis is: Sophie Okonedo ('Ratched') on the 'invigorating' challenge of playing a mental institution patient [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO INTERVIEW] https://t.co/zDdmaOGDl7 via @goldderby

CARYL113 (@Caryl113)
6:02am PDT - June 13th, 2021

Viola Davis as Hannibal Lecter starring in Inception

Movie Mash-Up BOT (@RottenBOTTomato)
4:57am PDT - June 13th, 2021

RT @real_blanchett: hi!! i’m looking for new moots!! i love: -Sarah Paulson -Cate Blanchett -Natasha lyonne -Clea Duvall -Viola Davis -J…

kena (@sunsetoats)
4:38am PDT - June 13th, 2021

Viola Davis as Forrest Gump starring in Titanic

Movie Mash-Up BOT (@RottenBOTTomato)
4:27am PDT - June 13th, 2021

THE AVENGERS RECAST: Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man, Denzel Washington as Captain America, Christian Bale as Thor, Chris Evans as the Hulk, Viola Davis as Black Widow, Richard E. Grant as Hawkeye and Will Smith as Nick Fury

recast bot (@recastbot)
4:14am PDT - June 13th, 2021

RT @real_blanchett: hi!! i’m looking for new moots!! i love: -Sarah Paulson -Cate Blanchett -Natasha lyonne -Clea Duvall -Viola Davis -J…

aria (@ariasdeliaa)
3:06am PDT - June 13th, 2021
RT @violadavis: Thrilled to share this cover and interview with @VanityFair. Available now! https://t.co/ne2fnWc5bW https://t.co/UNPJcM6YsN

RT @violadavis: Thrilled to share this cover and interview with @VanityFair. Available now! https://t.co/ne2fnWc5bW https://t.co/UNPJcM6YsN

Niczyy (@ItsMeNiczy)
2:32am PDT - June 13th, 2021

Viola Davis as Yoda starring in The Lion King

Movie Mash-Up BOT (@RottenBOTTomato)
1:57am PDT - June 13th, 2021

I know that love is real when it's not convenient, when it's not selfish, when it's challenged, sometimes even if it's not reciprocated. - Viola Davis #quotesnigeria https://t.co/krbn103qjZ

Quotes Nigeria (@quotesnigeria)
1:30am PDT - June 13th, 2021

RT @real_blanchett: hi!! i’m looking for new moots!! i love: -Sarah Paulson -Cate Blanchett -Natasha lyonne -Clea Duvall -Viola Davis -J…

Emah | semi ia (@PAULSONCULT)
12:52am PDT - June 13th, 2021

RT @theworldindex: The Highest-Paid Actresses 2020: 1. Sofia Vergara: $43m 2. Angelina Jolie: $35.5m 3. Gal Gadot: $31.5m 4. Melissa McCar…

ferdous shariff (@syurgamaqwa)
12:38am PDT - June 13th, 2021

Viola Davis as Marge Gunderson starring in The Lion King

Movie Mash-Up BOT (@RottenBOTTomato)
10:57pm PDT - June 12th, 2021

RT @real_blanchett: hi!! i’m looking for new moots!! i love: -Sarah Paulson -Cate Blanchett -Natasha lyonne -Clea Duvall -Viola Davis -J…

sienna☻︎ (@nlyonneswifelol)
10:22pm PDT - June 12th, 2021

RT @oliviascolmans: so viola davis got close to 200 pounds to play ma rainey and got in shape again for woman king and nobody talks about i…

HANNAH schrute (@Hannah_Mashamba)
2:49am PDT - June 11th, 2021

RT @Articul8Madness: @TheSeanShowNZ @thecartooncrave While I argue it isn't because she is a caricature of herself on SCOOBY DOO, fine. Vi…

Andrew Sheaffer (@sheaffer117)
1:07am PDT - June 11th, 2021

RT @Articul8Madness: @TheSeanShowNZ @thecartooncrave I'm black. Velma being white was ALWAYS THERE. Scooby Doo didn't get black people un…

Andrew Sheaffer (@sheaffer117)
1:07am PDT - June 11th, 2021

Viola Davis as Marge Gunderson starring in The Dark Knight

Movie Mash-Up BOT (@RottenBOTTomato)
11:58pm PDT - June 10th, 2021
Advance notice that on July 15 my electric viola Davis gamba band appears on Melbourne Digital Concert Hall. Tickets are valid for 3 days after the gig. You can watch from anywhere in the world:- https://t.co/3iEuDcuPhV https://t.co/nV7PJJAqle

Advance notice that on July 15 my electric viola Davis gamba band appears on Melbourne Digital Concert Hall. Tickets are valid for 3 days after the gig. You can watch from anywhere in the world:- https://t.co/3iEuDcuPhV https://t.co/nV7PJJAqle

The Marais Project & Elysian Fields (@MaraisThe)
11:11pm PDT - June 10th, 2021

Who you think would win in a squirt off Viola Davis or Oprah???

Isaiah ひ (@isaiahhakeem)
10:31pm PDT - June 10th, 2021

I got a lot of thoughts about viola Davis. I’d give her a piece of my mind in an instant.

(@BabylonFace)
8:32pm PDT - June 10th, 2021

no stop im in love w viola davis UGH

Emah | ia half the time (@PAULSONCULT)
8:29pm PDT - June 10th, 2021

Viola Davis & MJB can do no wrong in my eyes

The GREAT Buttabby (@_Buttabby)
8:17pm PDT - June 10th, 2021