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Viola Davis

Viola Davis
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Viola Davis
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August 11, 1965
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Married to Julius Tennon

Viola Davis broke into the movie world with a strong role in Traffic and then Solaris. Since then Viola Davis has been building her resume and raising two children with her husband Julius Tennon. Viola pictures from Doubt with video clips Gossipcenter.

The Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles was replete with celebrities as the 2015 Emmy Awards got underway on Sunday night (September 20).

Hosted by Andy Samberg, this year’s shindig featured a host of hot shows and hotter stars, including Jon Hamm, Tracy Morgan, Viola Davis, Lady Gaga, Mindy Kaling, January Jones and Sofia Vergara.

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She’s a two-time Oscar nominee with plenty of promise for a long and illustrious career, but things haven’t always been so positive for Viola Davis.

In her new interview with Glamour magazine, the “Help” actress explained that she often went without proper nutrition as a child. “We had no food. It was like, If you don't eat it now, it'll be gone, and you're going to be hungry for the next—Lord, who knows how long.”

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She was thrilled to conquer the Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series category at the 2015 Screen Actors Guild Awards last night (January 25) and Viola Davis made sure she mentioned her daughter has been an inspiration for her.

The “How to Get Away With Murder” star explained, "When I tell my daughter stories at night, inevitably a few things happen. Number one, I use my imagination. I always start with life and then I build from there. And the other thing that happens is she always says, 'Mommy, can you put me in the story?’”

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The scene at the Shrine Auditorium was colorful and creative on Sunday night (January 25) as Hollywood’s hottest ladies got all gussied up for the 2015 Screen Actors Guild Awards.

Emma Stone opted for a Dior Couture tuxedo jacket dress, telling E! News, “Different is good,” while Julie Bowen was a total babe in a gorgeous Georges Hobeika gown.

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For many movie and television fans, the SAG Awards trophy is the one that really counts, and on Sunday (January 25) the Screen Actors Guild handed out a slew of hardware to some very deserving recipients.

Not surprisingly, “Birdman” ended up winning the Outstanding Performance By a Cast in a Motion Picture honors, giving Michael Keaton, Naomi Watts and Edward Norton something to smile about.

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Adding some serious cyber excitement to the New Year, “Blackhat” is slated to hit theaters on January 26, 2015. The Legendary Pictures flick just released a new promotional trailer and it’s as fast-paced and intense as they come.

“Blackhat” stars “Snow White and the Huntsman” stud Chris Hemsworth along with Viola Davis, Tang Wei and Wang Leehom.

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Kicking off the weekend with an epic celebration, Hollywood’s most beautiful ladies gathered for the Variety Power of Women luncheon in Beverly Hills, CA on Friday (October 10).

Eva Longoria looked drop dead gorgeous in a maroon dress as she struck a pose with fellow guest Viola Davis, who was striking in a sky blue ensemble.

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He’s one of the most exciting performers of all time and James Brown is the subject of a new biopic called “Get On Up.”

Imagine Entertainment just released a teaser trailer for the much-anticipated movie, slated to hit theaters on August 1, 2014.

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She is no stranger to award shows, and earlier tonight (March 2) Viola Davis arrived for the 86th Academy Awards.

The “Prisoners” actress looked beautiful as she obliged the shutterbugs outside of Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre on her way inside.

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She’s had a few television gigs over the years, and now Viola Davis has joined the cast of the forthcoming “How to Get Away With Murder” program for ABC.

Produced by Shonda Rhimes and written by Peter Nowalk, the forthcoming pilot promises to bring a whole new realm of drama and suspense to the small screen.

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