Viola Davis

Total Box Office:
 $1242.7M
Highest Rated:
93% Out of Sight (1998)
Lowest Rated:
11% The Architect (2006)
Birthday:
Aug 11
Birthplace:
Not Available
Bio:
A graduate of the Juilliard School, 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, she followed that up with several TV…

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
Cyber
  • Actor
-- 2015
Get On Up
  • Susie Brown
-- 2014
46% Beautiful Creatures
  • Amma
$19.4M 2013
Letters to Jackie: Remembering President Kennedy
  • Actor
-- 2013
60% Ender's Game
  • Major Gwen Anderson
$61.7M 2013
82% Prisoners
  • Nancy Birch
$61.0M 2013
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Hers
  • Actor
-- 2013
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: His
  • Actor
-- 2013
Dark Girls
  • Actor
-- 2012
33% Won't Back Down
  • Nona
$5.3M 2012
46% Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close
  • Abby Black
$31.8M 2012
62% Love, Marilyn
  • Actor
$7.0k 2012
76% The Help
  • Aibileen
$169.7M 2011
78% Trust
  • Gail Friedman
$0.1M 2010
53% Knight & Day
  • Director George
$76.4M 2010
59% It's Kind of a Funny Story
  • Dr. Minerva
$6.4M 2010
36% Eat Pray Love
  • Deila Shiraz
$80.6M 2010
25% Law Abiding Citizen
  • Mayor April Henry
$73.3M 2009
30% Madea Goes to Jail
  • Ellen
$90.5M 2009
84% State of Play
  • Dr. Judith Franklin
$37.0M 2009
78% Doubt
  • Mrs. Miller
$33.4M 2008
The Andromeda Strain
  • Actor
-- 2008
30% Nights in Rodanthe
  • Jean
$41.8M 2008
Jesse Stone: Sea Change
  • Actor
-- 2007
68% Disturbia
  • Detective Parker
$80.1M 2007
Jesse Stone: Death in Paradise
  • Actor
-- 2006
Jesse Stone: Night Passage
  • Molly Crane
-- 2006
Life Is Not a Fairytale: The Fantasia Barrino Story
  • Diane Barrino
-- 2006
68% World Trade Center
  • Actor
$70.2M 2006
11% The Architect
  • Tonya Neely
-- 2006
Stone Cold
  • Molly Crane
-- 2005
16% Get Rich or Die Tryin'
  • Grandma
$30.9M 2005
72% Syriana
  • Marilyn Richards
$50.8M 2005
79% Antwone Fisher
  • Eva
$20.8M 2002
87% Far From Heaven
  • Sybil
$15.8M 2002
66% Solaris
  • Dr. Helen Gordon
$14.8M 2002
Amy & Isabelle
  • Dottie
-- 2001
50% Kate & Leopold
  • Policewoman
$47.1M 2001
The Shrink is In
  • Robin
-- 2001
92% Traffic
  • Actor
$123.8M 2000
93% Out of Sight
  • Actor
-- 1998
Grace and Glorie
  • Rosemary Albrights
-- 1998
The Pentagon Wars
  • Actor
-- 1998
60% The Substance of Fire
  • Actor
-- 1996


TV SERIES   

Rating Title Credit Year
United States of Tara
2009-2011
  • Lynda
2010
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
1999-2013
  • Attorney Donna Emmet
  • Donna Emmett
2003 - 2008
Without a Trace
2002-2009
  • Audrey Williams
2006
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
2000-2014
  • Marla Campbell
  • Marla Campbell
2002
Law & Order: Criminal Intent
2001-2011
  • Terry Randolph
2002

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Quotes from Viola Davis's Characters

    1. Aibileen Clark: Miss Leefolt got so much hairspray on her head, she's gonna blow us all up if she lights a cigarette.
    From The Help. Submitted by Alyssa B (33 days ago)
    1. Amma: God gives us what we can handle, even if we don't believe it ourselves.
    From Beautiful Creatures. Submitted by Alyssa B (35 days ago)
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