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Viola was born on August 11th, 1965. She has been a credited actor since the 2001 film The Shrink Is In.
Viola has made such a successful career in supporting roles, that it actually surpasses most leading actor's careers. She has appeared in thirteen films including: the 2013 drama film Beautiful Creatures as the character Amma, the 2013 crime movie Prisoners playing Nancy Birch and the 2013 action release Ender's Game cast as Major Gwen Anderson.
Her most commercially successful project to date has been the 2011 drama film The Help, which brought in $170,000,000 at the box office.
Viola has stayed out of the media limelight, having been featured on the cover of at least two magazines, interviewed in over one publications and featured in two magazine articles.
As an actor Viola Davis has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on two occasions. Her first nomination was for Best Actress In A Supporting Role for her portrayal of Mrs. Miller in the 2008 film Doubt. Viola Davis was also nominated for Best Actress In A Leading Role for her role as Aibileen Clark in the 2011 movie The Help .