Viola Davis Overview

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Born: August 11, 1965

A graduate of Juilliard, Viola Davis built an exceptional background in theater productions and has continued to perform on-stage throughout her television and film career. Making her feature film debut in 1996 as a nurse in The Substance of Fire, Viola followed that up with several TV movies and guest-star appearances on dramatic series like Law & Order and NYPD Blue. She went on to play another nurse in City of Angels, a hospital drama with a predominately African-American cast that didn't... See All

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