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Viola Davis
Viola Davis
(born August 11, 1965)[1] is an American actress and producer. She was the first black actress to be nominated for three Academy Awards, winning one, and is the only black person to date to win an Oscar, an Emmy, and a Tony, in an acting category.[2][3][4][5][6][7] Born in St. Matthews, South Carolina, she began her acting career starring in minor theatre productions. After graduating from the Juilliard School
Juilliard School
in 1993, Davis began her career on stage and won an Obie Award
Obie Award
in 1999 for her performance as Ruby McCollum in Everybody's Ruby. She played supporting and minor roles in several films and television series in the late 1990s and early 2000s, before winning the Tony Award
Tony Award
for Best Featured Actress in a Play for her role as Tonya in August Wilson's King Hedley II
King Hedley II
in 2001. Davis' film breakthrough came in 2008, when her supporting role in the drama Doubt earned her several nominations, including the Golden Globe, SAG and Academy Award
Academy Award
for Best Supporting Actress. Greater success came to Davis in the 2010s, where she won the 2010 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for her role as Rose Maxson in the revival of August Wilson's play Fences.[8] For her lead role as 1960s housemaid Aibileen Clark in the comedy-drama The Help
The Help
(2011), she received a nomination for the Academy Award
Academy Award
for Best Actress, among others, and won a SAG Award.[9][10] Since 2014, Davis has played lawyer Annalise Keating
Annalise Keating
in the ABC television drama How to Get Away with Murder, and in 2015, she became the first black woman to win the Primetime Emmy
Emmy
Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series.[11] Her portrayal also won her two SAG Awards in 2015 and 2016. In 2016, Davis played Amanda Waller
Amanda Waller
in the superhero action film Suicide Squad
Suicide Squad
and reprised the role of Rose Maxson in the film adaptation of Fences,[12] for which she won the Academy Award, BAFTA Award, Critics' Choice Award, SAG Award and Golden Globe
Golden Globe
Award for Best Supporting Actress.[13][14] Davis and her husband, Julius Tennon, are the founders of the production company JuVee Productions. In 2012 and 2017, she was listed by Time Magazine
Time Magazine
as one of the 100 most influential people in the world.[3][2] She is also an outspoken supporter of the Civil Rights Movement and identifies as a feminist.[15]

Contents

1 Early life and education 2 Acting career

2.1 1996–2007 2.2 2008–2014 2.3 2015–present

3 Author 4 Awards, nominations, honors 5 Philanthropy and causes 6 Personal life 7 Filmography

7.1 Film 7.2 Television 7.3 Theatre credits

8 See also 9 References 10 External links

Early life and education[edit] Davis was born on August 11, 1965 in St. Matthews, South Carolina. The daughter of Mary Alice
Mary Alice
(née Logan) and Dan Davis,[16] [17] she was raised in Rhode Island
Rhode Island
with three of her five siblings. Her father was a horse trainer and her mother was a maid, factory worker and homemaker.[18][19][20] Her mother was also an activist during the Civil Rights Movement. At the age of two, Davis was taken to jail with her mother after she was arrested during a civil rights protest.[21] Two months after she was born, her family moved to Central Falls, Rhode Island, with Davis and two of her sisters, leaving her older sister and brother with her grandparents. She has described herself as having "lived in abject poverty and dysfunction" during her childhood,[22] recalling living in "rat-infested and condemned" apartments.[23] Davis is a second cousin of actor Mike Colter, known for portraying the Marvel Comics
Marvel Comics
character Luke Cage.[24] Davis attended Central Falls High School, the alma mater to which she partially credits her love of stage acting with her involvement in the arts.[25] As a teen, she was involved in the federal TRIO Upward Bound
Upward Bound
and TRIO Student Support Services programs.[26] While enrolled at the Young People's School for the Performing Arts in West Warwick, Rhode Island, Davis' talent was recognized by a director at the program, Bernard Masterson.[27] Following graduation from high school, Davis studied at Rhode Island College, majoring in theater and graduating in 1988. Following graduation, she attended the Juilliard School
Juilliard School
for four years,[19] and was a member of the school's Drama Division "Group 22" (1989–93).[28] Acting career[edit] 1996–2007[edit] Davis received her Screen Actors Guild
Screen Actors Guild
card in 1996 for doing one day of work, playing a nurse who passes a vial of blood to Timothy Hutton in the film The Substance of Fire. She was paid $528.[29] In 2001, she won the Tony Award
Tony Award
and a Drama Desk Award for her portrayal of Tonya in King Hedley II, a "35-year-old mother fighting eloquently for the right to abort a pregnancy."[30] She won another Drama Desk Award for her work in a 2004 off-Broadway production of Intimate Apparel by Lynn Nottage. Davis appeared in numerous films, including three films directed by Steven Soderbergh
Steven Soderbergh
– Out of Sight, Solaris and Traffic, as well as Syriana, which Soderbergh produced. Hers was the uncredited voice of the parole board interrogator who questions Danny Ocean (George Clooney) in the first scene in Ocean's Eleven.[31] She also gave brief performances in the films Kate & Leopold and Antwone Fisher. Her television work includes a recurring role in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, starring roles in two short-lived series, Traveler and Century City, and a special guest appearance in a Law & Order: Criminal Intent episode entitled "Badge".[citation needed] 2008–2014[edit]

Davis at the 81st Academy Awards
Academy Awards
in 2009

In 2008, Davis played Mrs. Miller in the film adaptation to the Broadway play Doubt, with Meryl Streep, Philip Seymour Hoffman, and Amy Adams. Though Davis had only one scene in the film,[32] she was nominated for several awards for her performance, including a Golden Globe and an Academy Award
Academy Award
for Best Supporting Actress.[33] On June 30, 2009, Davis was inducted into The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.[34] On June 13, 2010, Davis won her second Tony Award
Tony Award
for her role as Rose Maxson in a revival of August Wilson's Fences.[35] She is the second African-American woman to win the award, after Phylicia Rashad.[citation needed] Davis played the role of Dr. Minerva in It's Kind of a Funny Story (2010), a coming-of-age film written and directed by Anna Boden
Anna Boden
with Ryan Fleck, adapted from the 2006 novel by Ned Vizzini.[36] In August 2011, Davis played the role of Aibileen Clark, a housemaid in 1960s Mississippi, in the screen adaptation of Kathryn Stockett's novel The Help, directed by Tate Taylor.[37] Davis described her performance in the film as channeling her mother and grandmother saying, "I feel like I brought my mom to life; I've channeled her spirit. I channeled the spirit of my grandmother, and I've kind of paid homage to how they've contributed to my life and the lives of so many people".[37] For her performance, Davis garnered great critical acclaim, and eventually received two Screen Actors Guild
Screen Actors Guild
Awards, as well as her second Academy Award
Academy Award
nomination,[38] which she ultimately lost to Meryl Streep. Davis received Golden Globe
Golden Globe
Award and BAFTA Award nominations for the same performance.[39][40] In 2012, Time magazine listed Davis as one of the most influential people in the world.[41] Also in 2012, Glamour magazine named Davis Glamour's Film Actress of the year.[42] On June 12, 2012, Davis was presented with the Women in Film's Crystal Award by her friend and Oscar rival that year Meryl Streep.[43] On June 25, 2012, The Walk of Fame Committee of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce announced that Davis was part of the new group of entertainment professionals who have been selected to receive stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
Hollywood Walk of Fame
in 2013.[44] On January 5, 2017, Davis received the 2,597th star on the Walk of Fame.[45] Davis reunited with The Help
The Help
director Tate Taylor
Tate Taylor
in Get on Up, a biopic of James Brown, playing Brown's mother.[46] Her three-year-old daughter, Genesis also appeared in the movie.[47] In February 2014, Davis was cast in Peter Nowalk's pilot How to Get Away with Murder
How to Get Away with Murder
(executive produced by Shonda Rhimes
Shonda Rhimes
for her ShondaLand
ShondaLand
production company) as the lead character.[48] Her character, Annalise Keating, is a tough criminal defense attorney and professor who becomes entangled in murder plot with her students.[49][50][51] It began as a series in September 2014.[52] 2015–present[edit]

Davis in 2016

On September 20, 2015, Davis became the first black woman of any nationality to win the Primetime Emmy
Emmy
Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for her lead role on How To Get Away With Murder.[53][54][55][56] She received a second Primetime Emmy
Emmy
Award nomination for the role in 2016.[57] Davis also won two Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series in 2014 and 2015.[58] She received nominations from the Golden Globe Awards for Best Actress – Television Series Drama and Critics' Choice Award for Best Actress in a Drama Series for her performance on the show.[59] In 2015, Davis appeared in Blackhat, a Michael Mann-directed thriller film starring Chris Hemsworth.[60] Davis also served as executive-producer of the crime drama film Lila & Eve, starring herself and Jennifer Lopez
Jennifer Lopez
in the titular roles.[61] In 2016, Davis starred in the courtroom drama Custody, on which she also served as an executive producer,[62] and played Amanda Waller
Amanda Waller
in the film Suicide Squad, an adaptation of a DC Comics series of the same name.[63] On September 26, it was announced that Davis had been cast in the Steve McQueen-directed heist thriller Widows, an adaptation of the popular 1983 British miniseries.[64] Davis reprised her role as Rose Maxson for the film adaptation of Fences, for which she received critical acclaim and her third Academy Award
Academy Award
nomination, making her the first black actress in history to achieve this feat.[65] She subsequently went on to win the Academy Award
Academy Award
for Best Supporting Actress, the Golden Globe
Golden Globe
Award for Best Supporting Actress, the BAFTA Award
BAFTA Award
for Best Supporting Actress,[66] and the Screen Actors Guild
Screen Actors Guild
Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role.[67] On January 6, 2017, Davis was presented with the 2,597th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
Hollywood Walk of Fame
by Doubt-costar and friend Meryl Streep. Whilst accepting the honor, Davis said that she could not believe her life: "It's like my life flashing before my eyes, and all I can say is, God has blessed my life in abundance."[68] Davis was also listed among and a featured cover star of Time Magazine's "100 Most Influential People" List for the second time, her first being in 2012.[69] Streep penned the article in the magazine, referring to Davis as having "carved a place for herself on the Mount Rushmore of the 21st century", commenting that "her gifts as an artist are unassailable, undeniable, deep and rich and true. But her importance in the culture — her ability to identify it, her willingness to speak about it and take on responsibility for it — is what marks her for greatness."[70] On January 30, it was announced that Davis would star alongside Julia Roberts in the film adaptation of Jodi Picoult's novel, Small Great Things.[71] On March 4, Davis was awarded the Artist of the Year Award at Harvard University.[72] On January 22, 2018, Davis debuted Two-Sides, a documentary series exploring police brutality towards the African-American community. The series debuted on TV One, running through till mid-February.[73] On March 1, Davis announced that she would star alongside Lupita Nyong'o in The Woman King, inspired by true events that took place within The Kingdom of Dahomey.[74] The film will tell the story of Nanisca, the general of an all-female military unit, played by Davis, and her daughter Nawi, played by Nyong'o.[75] Davis also starred alongside fellow Shondaland
Shondaland
costar Kerry Washington
Kerry Washington
for a special 2-hour crossover episode of How To Get Away With Murder and Scandal, aptly titled How To Get Away With Scandal.[76] Author[edit] On October 10, Davis announced that she would write the sequel to the classic picture book Corduroy, titled Corduroy Takes a Bow. In a press release, Davis stated that "Corduroy has always held a special place in my life, first as a child paging through it, and then again with my daughter, introducing her to the adventures of that adorable teddy bear".[77] On March 13, 2018, Davis shared the cover of the book on her Twitter
Twitter
page.[78] Awards, nominations, honors[edit] Main article: List of awards and nominations received by Viola Davis By winning the Academy Award
Academy Award
for Best Supporting Actress for Fences, Davis became the first black actor to achieve the Triple Crown of Acting: winning a competitive Oscar, Emmy
Emmy
and Tony in acting categories.[79] She is also the first African-American actress and the first woman of color to win the Screen Actors Guild
Screen Actors Guild
Award five times.[80] She is one of only two black actresses (the other being Octavia Spencer) to have received three Academy Award
Academy Award
nominations.[81] Davis was awarded an honorary doctorate in Fine Arts from her undergraduate alma mater, Rhode Island
Rhode Island
College, in 2002.[82] Philanthropy and causes[edit] In 2011, Davis donated funds to her hometown public library in Central Falls, Rhode Island
Rhode Island
to assist in preventing its closure due to a lack of city funding.[83] In 2018, Davis donated funds to her alma mater, Central Falls High School, for its theatre program.[84][85][86] As part of her Partnership with Vaseline
Vaseline
to promote the Vaseline Healing Project, Davis attended the groundbreaking of a free community health center in Central Falls, Rhode Island
Central Falls, Rhode Island
in October 2016 that was sponsored by the project.[85] The project provides dermatological care to help heal the skin of those affected by poverty around the world.[87][88][89] Since 2014, Davis has collaborated with the Hunger Is campaign to help eradicate childhood hunger across America.[90] Speaking on her work, Davis said that “seventeen million kids in this country, so one in five kids in this country, go to bed hungry. I was one of those kids, because I grew up in abject poverty; I did everything that you could possibly imagine to get food: I rummaged in the garbage cans, I stole from the local store constantly.”[91] As an honoree at the 2014 Variety Power of Women luncheon, Davis further commented that “the thing that made me join...was the word 'eradicate', 'get rid of' - not by thirty-percent not by twenty-percent not by fifty-percent, but to do away [with it]. Because everyone should be a child, and should grow up and have a chance at the American dream”.[92] In September, 2017, Davis kickstarted the $30K in 30 Days Project with Hunger Is, awarding a $1,000 grant to the Rhode Island
Rhode Island
Community food bank in her home state.[93] Personal life[edit] Davis married actor Julius Tennon, in June 2003.[94] In 2011, Davis and her husband adopted an infant daughter. Davis is stepmother to Tennon's son and daughter from previous relationships.[95] Davis is a Christian
Christian
and regularly attends services at Oasis Church in Los Angeles.[96][97] Filmography[edit] Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes

1996 Substance of Fire, TheThe Substance of Fire Nurse

1998 Out of Sight Moselle Miller

2000 Traffic Social Worker

2001 Shrink Is In, TheThe Shrink Is In Robin

2001 Kate & Leopold Policewoman

2002 Far from Heaven Sybil

2002 Antwone Fisher Eva May Fisher

2002 Solaris Dr. Gordon

2005 Get Rich or Die Tryin' Grandma

2005 Syriana CIA Chairwoman Uncredited

2006 Architect, TheThe Architect Tonya Neely

2006 World Trade Center Mother in Hospital

2007 Disturbia Detective Parker

2008 Nights in Rodanthe Jean

2008 Doubt Mrs. Miller

2009 Madea Goes to Jail Ellen St. Matthews

2009 State of Play Dr. Judith Franklin

2009 Law Abiding Citizen Mayor April Henry

2010 Knight and Day Director Isabel George

2010 Eat Pray Love Delia Shiraz

2010 It's Kind of a Funny Story Dr. Minerva

2010 Trust Gail Friedman

2011 The Help Aibileen Clark

2011 Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close Abby Black

2012 Won't Back Down Nona Alberts

2013 Beautiful Creatures Amarie "Amma" Treadeau

2013 Ender's Game Major Anderson

2013 The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby Professor Lillian Friedman

2013 Prisoners Nancy Birch

2014 Get On Up Susie Brown

2015 Blackhat FBI Agent Carol Barrett

2015 Lila & Eve Lila Walcott

2016 Custody Judge Martha Sherman Also executive producer

2016 Suicide Squad Amanda Waller

2016 Fences Rose Maxson

2018 Widows Veronica Rawlins Post-production

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes

1996 NYPD Blue Woman Episode: "Moby Greg"

1996 New York Undercover Mrs. Stapleton Episode: "Smack is Back"

1998 Pentagon Wars, TheThe Pentagon Wars Sergeant First Class Fanning Television film

1998 Grace & Glorie Rosemary Allbright Television film

2000 Judging Amy Celeste Episode: "Blast from the Past"

2000 City of Angels Nurse Lynnette Peeler 24 episodes

2001 Amy & Isabelle Dottie Television film

2001 Providence Dr. Eleanor Weiss Episode: "You Can Count On Me"

2001 Guardian, TheThe Guardian Attorney Suzanna Clemons Episode: "The Men from the Boys"

2001 Third Watch Margo Rodriguez Episode: "Act Brave"

2002 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Terry Randolph Episode: "Badge"

2002 Division, TheThe Division Dr. Georgia Davis Episode: "Remembrance"

2002 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Attorney Campbell Episode: "The Execution of Catherine Willows"

2002 Father Lefty N/A Television film

2003 Hack Stevie Morgan Episode: "Third Strike"

2003 Practice, TheThe Practice Aisha Crenshaw Episode: "We the People"

2004 Century City Hannah Crane 9 episodes

2005 Jesse Stone: Stone Cold Molly Crane Television film

2005 Threshold Victoria Rossi Episode: "Shock"

2006 Jesse Stone: Night Passage Molly Crane Television film

2006 Jesse Stone: Death in Paradise Molly Crane Television film

2006 Without a Trace Audrey Williams Episode: "White Balance"

2006 Life Is Not a Fairytale: The Fantasia Barrino Story Diane Barrino Television film

2007 Jesse Stone: Sea Change Molly Crane Television film

2007 Traveler Agent Jan Marlow 8 episodes

2007 Fort Pit N/A Television film

2008 Brothers & Sisters Ellen Snyder Episode: "Double Negative"

2008 Andromeda Strain, TheThe Andromeda Strain Dr. Charlene Barton 3 episodes

2003–2008 Law & Order: Special
Special
Victims Unit Donna Emmett 7 episodes

2009 United States of Tara Lynda P. Frazier 6 episodes

2013 Sofia the First Helen Hanshaw (voice) Episode: "The Buttercups"

2014–present How to Get Away with Murder Annalise Keating 60 episodes

2017 American Koko Narrator 12 episodes

2018 Scandal Annalise Keating Episode: "Allow Me to Reintroduce Myself"

Theatre credits[edit]

Year Title Role Venue

1992 As You Like It Denise Off-Broadway

1996 Seven Guitars Vera Broadway

1997 God's Heart Eleanor Off-Broadway

1998 Pericles 2nd Fisherman/Lychorida/Bawd

1999 Everybody's Ruby Ruby McCollum

The Vagina Monologues Performer (Replacement)

2001 King Hedley II Tonya Broadway

2004 Intimate Apparel Esther Off-Broadway

2010 Fences Rose Broadway

See also[edit]

List of Rhode Island College
Rhode Island College
people List of Juilliard School
Juilliard School
people

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Becomes First Black Actress to Earn 3 Oscar Nominations". Entertainment Tonight. Retrieved March 4, 2018.  ^ Tristram Fane Saunders (February 13, 2017). "Bafta winners 2017, full list: victory for La La Land and I, Daniel Blake". The Daily Telegraph. Archived from the original on February 15, 2017. Retrieved February 27, 2017.  ^ Workneh, Lilly (January 30, 2017). " Viola Davis
Viola Davis
Wins SAG Award, Thanks 'Fences' Author For Elevating Black Narrative". Huffington Post. Retrieved March 4, 2018.  ^ Easter, Makeda (January 6, 2017). "'I cannot believe my life right now': Viola Davis
Viola Davis
gets her star on the Walk of Fame". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved March 4, 2018.  ^ Schnurr, Samantha (April 20, 2017). "Viola Davis, John Legend, Riz Ahmed and More Stars Land Covers for Time's 100 Most Influential People of 2017". E!. Retrieved March 4, 2018.  ^ Delbyck, Cole (April 20, 2017). "Viola Davis, James Corden And Emma Stone Make Time's 100 Most Influential People List". Huffington Post. Retrieved March 4, 2018.  ^ McNary, Dave (January 30, 2017). "Viola Davis, Julia Roberts
Julia Roberts
to Star in Drama 'Small Great Things'". Variety. Retrieved March 4, 2018.  ^ Bonn, Tess (March 6, 2017). "See Viola Davis' Powerful Harvard Award Acceptance Speech". Rolling Stone. Retrieved March 4, 2018.  ^ Muhammad, Latifah (January 28, 2018). "'Two Sides': Viola Davis Debuts Documentary Series On Police Brutality". Vibe. Retrieved March 4, 2018.  ^ Kroll, Justin (March 1, 2018). "TriStar Acquires 'The Woman King' Starring Viola Davis
Viola Davis
and Lupita Nyong'o". Variety. Retrieved March 4, 2018.  ^ Hipes, Patrick (March 1, 2018). "'The Woman King' Starring Viola Davis & Lupita Nyong'o
Lupita Nyong'o
Lives To Fight At TriStar". Deadline. Retrieved March 4, 2018.  ^ "Performer of the Week: Viola Davis". TV Line. March 3, 2018. Retrieved March 4, 2018.  ^ Lee, Jarry (October 10, 2017). " Viola Davis
Viola Davis
Is Writing A Sequel To Classic Picture Book "Corduroy"". Buzzfeed. Retrieved March 4, 2018.  ^ Gillette, Sam (March 14, 2018). " Viola Davis
Viola Davis
Writes Sequel to Kids' Classic Corduroy: How African-American Character Inspired Her". People. Retrieved March 13, 2018.  ^ Zak, Dan. "Only 22 people had ever accomplished this feat. Now, Viola Davis
Viola Davis
joins the club". The Washington Post. Archived from the original on March 1, 2017. Retrieved March 1, 2017.  ^ Karen Mizoguchi. "SAG Awards 2017: Viola Davis
Viola Davis
Becomes First African American Actress to Score 5 Wins". People. Archived from the original on January 30, 2017. Retrieved February 1, 2017.  ^ Nolfi, Joey (2018-01-23). "Oscars: Octavia Spencer
Octavia Spencer
makes history with The Shape of Water nomination". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2018-01-23.  ^ RIC to Award 1,300 Degrees at Commencement Exercises Archived November 16, 2006, at the Wayback Machine., from the website of Rhode Island College. ^ "The Help! Viola Davis
Viola Davis
Donates Money To Library In Hometown". NewsOne. November 22, 2011. Retrieved March 5, 2018.  ^ " Viola Davis
Viola Davis
donates to CF High theater program". American News. January 31, 2018. Retrieved March 5, 2018.  ^ a b Arditi, Lynn (October 8, 2016). " Viola Davis
Viola Davis
returns to hometown for Central Falls health center groundbreaking". The Providence Journal. Archived from the original on January 13, 2017. Retrieved January 12, 2017. Davis has been one of the city's most high-profile boosters, raising and donating money for the city's Adams Memorial Library, the Central Falls High School
Central Falls High School
chess team and drama club, and the Segue Institute for Learning, a charter school.  ^ Miller, G. Wayne (May 14, 2016). "Deloris Davis Grant tells RIC grads: 'be a rock star' + videos". The Providence Journal. Archived from the original on January 13, 2017. Retrieved January 12, 2017. Deloris Davis Grant (sister of actress Viola Davis) teaches English and drama at Central Falls High School  ^ Finney, Ali (October 20, 2016). " Viola Davis
Viola Davis
on What It Means to Be Your Authentic Self". Women's Health. Retrieved March 4, 2018.  ^ Viola Davis’ Childhood Inspires Her to Join The Vaseline
Vaseline
Healing Project on YouTube ^ Lee, Lauren (October 28, 2016). " Viola Davis
Viola Davis
takes on poverty in hometown". CNN. Retrieved March 5, 2018.  ^ Lambe, Stacy (October 5, 2017). " Viola Davis
Viola Davis
Partners With Hunger Is Foundation to Deliver 30 Grants in 30 Days (Exclusive)". Entertainment Tonight. Retrieved March 4, 2018.  ^ Viola Davis
Viola Davis
Talks About Hunger Is on YouTube ^ Viola Davis
Viola Davis
Talks Hunger Is Initiative at Power of Women on YouTube ^ Lambe, Stacy (October 5, 2017). " Viola Davis
Viola Davis
Partners With Hunger Is Foundation to Deliver 30 Grants in 30 Days (Exclusive)". Entertainment Tonight. Retrieved March 4, 2018.  ^ Johnson, Zach (July 29, 2015). " Viola Davis
Viola Davis
Poses With Daughter Genesis Tennon for AARP the Magazine and Reflects on Her Life Before Turning 50". E!. Archived from the original on September 21, 2015. Retrieved September 21, 2015.  ^ Nahas, Aili; Raftery, Elizabeth (October 18, 2011). "Viola Davis Adopts a Daughter, Genesis". People. Archived from the original on October 14, 2014. Retrieved September 21, 2015.  ^ Marikar, Sheila (December 12, 2015). "Los Angeles Churches Make Worship...Hip?". Archived from the original on May 18, 2016 – via NYTimes.com.  ^ "Oscars 2017 updates: What really happened backstage at the Academy Awards". Archived from the original on March 10, 2017 – via LA Times. 

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Awards for Viola Davis

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Academy Award
Academy Award
for Best Supporting Actress

1936–1950

Gale Sondergaard
Gale Sondergaard
(1936) Alice Brady
Alice Brady
(1937) Fay Bainter
Fay Bainter
(1938) Hattie McDaniel
Hattie McDaniel
(1939) Jane Darwell
Jane Darwell
(1940) Mary Astor
Mary Astor
(1941) Teresa Wright
Teresa Wright
(1942) Katina Paxinou
Katina Paxinou
(1943) Ethel Barrymore
Ethel Barrymore
(1944) Anne Revere
Anne Revere
(1945) Anne Baxter
Anne Baxter
(1946) Celeste Holm
Celeste Holm
(1947) Claire Trevor
Claire Trevor
(1948) Mercedes McCambridge
Mercedes McCambridge
(1949) Josephine Hull (1950)

1951–1975

Kim Hunter
Kim Hunter
(1951) Gloria Grahame
Gloria Grahame
(1952) Donna Reed
Donna Reed
(1953) Eva Marie Saint
Eva Marie Saint
(1954) Jo Van Fleet
Jo Van Fleet
(1955) Dorothy Malone
Dorothy Malone
(1956) Miyoshi Umeki
Miyoshi Umeki
(1957) Wendy Hiller
Wendy Hiller
(1958) Shelley Winters
Shelley Winters
(1959) Shirley Jones
Shirley Jones
(1960) Rita Moreno
Rita Moreno
(1961) Patty Duke
Patty Duke
(1962) Margaret Rutherford
Margaret Rutherford
(1963) Lila Kedrova
Lila Kedrova
(1964) Shelley Winters
Shelley Winters
(1965) Sandy Dennis (1966) Estelle Parsons
Estelle Parsons
(1967) Ruth Gordon
Ruth Gordon
(1968) Goldie Hawn
Goldie Hawn
(1969) Helen Hayes
Helen Hayes
(1970) Cloris Leachman
Cloris Leachman
(1971) Eileen Heckart (1972) Tatum O'Neal
Tatum O'Neal
(1973) Ingrid Bergman
Ingrid Bergman
(1974) Lee Grant
Lee Grant
(1975)

1976–2000

Beatrice Straight (1976) Vanessa Redgrave
Vanessa Redgrave
(1977) Maggie Smith
Maggie Smith
(1978) Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep
(1979) Mary Steenburgen
Mary Steenburgen
(1980) Maureen Stapleton
Maureen Stapleton
(1981) Jessica Lange
Jessica Lange
(1982) Linda Hunt
Linda Hunt
(1983) Peggy Ashcroft
Peggy Ashcroft
(1984) Anjelica Huston
Anjelica Huston
(1985) Dianne Wiest
Dianne Wiest
(1986) Olympia Dukakis
Olympia Dukakis
(1987) Geena Davis
Geena Davis
(1988) Brenda Fricker
Brenda Fricker
(1989) Whoopi Goldberg
Whoopi Goldberg
(1990) Mercedes Ruehl
Mercedes Ruehl
(1991) Marisa Tomei
Marisa Tomei
(1992) Anna Paquin
Anna Paquin
(1993) Dianne Wiest
Dianne Wiest
(1994) Mira Sorvino
Mira Sorvino
(1995) Juliette Binoche
Juliette Binoche
(1996) Kim Basinger
Kim Basinger
(1997) Judi Dench
Judi Dench
(1998) Angelina Jolie
Angelina Jolie
(1999) Marcia Gay Harden
Marcia Gay Harden
(2000)

2001–present

Jennifer Connelly
Jennifer Connelly
(2001) Catherine Zeta-Jones
Catherine Zeta-Jones
(2002) Renée Zellweger
Renée Zellweger
(2003) Cate Blanchett
Cate Blanchett
(2004) Rachel Weisz
Rachel Weisz
(2005) Jennifer Hudson
Jennifer Hudson
(2006) Tilda Swinton
Tilda Swinton
(2007) Penélope Cruz
Penélope Cruz
(2008) Mo'Nique
Mo'Nique
(2009) Melissa Leo
Melissa Leo
(2010) Octavia Spencer
Octavia Spencer
(2011) Anne Hathaway
Anne Hathaway
(2012) Lupita Nyong'o
Lupita Nyong'o
(2013) Patricia Arquette
Patricia Arquette
(2014) Alicia Vikander
Alicia Vikander
(2015) Viola Davis
Viola Davis
(2016) Allison Janney
Allison Janney
(2017)

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BAFTA Award
BAFTA Award
for Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Billie Whitelaw
Billie Whitelaw
(1968) Celia Johnson
Celia Johnson
(1969) Susannah York
Susannah York
(1970) Margaret Leighton
Margaret Leighton
(1971) Cloris Leachman
Cloris Leachman
(1972) Valentina Cortese
Valentina Cortese
(1973) Ingrid Bergman
Ingrid Bergman
(1974) Diane Ladd
Diane Ladd
(1975) Jodie Foster
Jodie Foster
(1976) Jenny Agutter (1977) Geraldine Page
Geraldine Page
(1978) Rachel Roberts (1979) Rohini Hattangadi
Rohini Hattangadi
/ Maureen Stapleton
Maureen Stapleton
(1982) Jamie Lee Curtis
Jamie Lee Curtis
(1983) Liz Smith (1984) Rosanna Arquette
Rosanna Arquette
(1985) Judi Dench
Judi Dench
(1986) Susan Wooldridge (1987) Judi Dench
Judi Dench
(1988) Michelle Pfeiffer
Michelle Pfeiffer
(1989) Whoopi Goldberg
Whoopi Goldberg
(1990) Kate Nelligan (1991) Miranda Richardson
Miranda Richardson
(1992) Miriam Margolyes
Miriam Margolyes
(1993) Kristin Scott Thomas
Kristin Scott Thomas
(1994) Kate Winslet
Kate Winslet
(1995) Juliette Binoche
Juliette Binoche
(1996) Sigourney Weaver
Sigourney Weaver
(1997) Judi Dench
Judi Dench
(1998) Maggie Smith
Maggie Smith
(1999) Julie Walters
Julie Walters
(2000) Jennifer Connelly
Jennifer Connelly
(2001) Catherine Zeta-Jones
Catherine Zeta-Jones
(2002) Renée Zellweger
Renée Zellweger
(2003) Cate Blanchett
Cate Blanchett
(2004) Thandie Newton
Thandie Newton
(2005) Jennifer Hudson
Jennifer Hudson
(2006) Tilda Swinton
Tilda Swinton
(2007) Penélope Cruz
Penélope Cruz
(2008) Mo'Nique
Mo'Nique
(2009) Helena Bonham Carter
Helena Bonham Carter
(2010) Octavia Spencer
Octavia Spencer
(2011) Anne Hathaway
Anne Hathaway
(2012) Jennifer Lawrence
Jennifer Lawrence
(2013) Patricia Arquette
Patricia Arquette
(2014) Kate Winslet
Kate Winslet
(2015) Viola Davis
Viola Davis
(2016) Allison Janney
Allison Janney
(2017)

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Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Actress

Nicole Kidman
Nicole Kidman
(1995) Frances McDormand
Frances McDormand
(1996) Helena Bonham Carter
Helena Bonham Carter
(1997) Cate Blanchett
Cate Blanchett
(1998) Hilary Swank
Hilary Swank
(1999) Julia Roberts
Julia Roberts
(2000) Sissy Spacek
Sissy Spacek
(2001) Julianne Moore
Julianne Moore
(2002) Charlize Theron
Charlize Theron
(2003) Hilary Swank
Hilary Swank
(2004) Reese Witherspoon
Reese Witherspoon
(2005) Helen Mirren
Helen Mirren
(2006) Julie Christie
Julie Christie
(2007) Anne Hathaway
Anne Hathaway
/ Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep
(2008) Sandra Bullock
Sandra Bullock
/ Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep
(2009) Natalie Portman
Natalie Portman
(2010) Viola Davis
Viola Davis
(2011) Jessica Chastain
Jessica Chastain
(2012) Cate Blanchett
Cate Blanchett
(2013) Julianne Moore
Julianne Moore
(2014) Brie Larson
Brie Larson
(2015) Natalie Portman
Natalie Portman
(2016) Frances McDormand
Frances McDormand
(2017)

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Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Supporting Actress

Mira Sorvino
Mira Sorvino
(1995) Joan Allen
Joan Allen
(1996) Joan Cusack
Joan Cusack
(1997) Joan Allen
Joan Allen
/ Kathy Bates
Kathy Bates
(1998) Angelina Jolie
Angelina Jolie
(1999) Frances McDormand
Frances McDormand
(2000) Jennifer Connelly
Jennifer Connelly
(2001) Catherine Zeta-Jones
Catherine Zeta-Jones
(2002) Renée Zellweger
Renée Zellweger
(2003) Virginia Madsen
Virginia Madsen
(2004) Amy Adams
Amy Adams
/ Michelle Williams (2005) Jennifer Hudson
Jennifer Hudson
(2006) Amy Ryan
Amy Ryan
(2007) Kate Winslet
Kate Winslet
(2008) Mo'Nique
Mo'Nique
(2009) Melissa Leo
Melissa Leo
(2010) Octavia Spencer
Octavia Spencer
(2011) Anne Hathaway
Anne Hathaway
(2012) Lupita Nyong'o
Lupita Nyong'o
(2013) Patricia Arquette
Patricia Arquette
(2014) Alicia Vikander
Alicia Vikander
(2015) Viola Davis
Viola Davis
(2016) Allison Janney
Allison Janney
(2017)

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Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Acting Ensemble

2000s

2001

Gosford Park Eileen Atkins, Bob Balaban, Alan Bates, Charles Dance, Stephen Fry, Michael Gambon, Richard E. Grant, Tom Hollander, Derek Jacobi, Kelly Macdonald, Helen Mirren, Jeremy Northam, Clive Owen, Ryan Phillippe, Maggie Smith, Geraldine Somerville, Kristin Scott Thomas, Sophie Thompson, Emily Watson, James Wilby

2002

Chicago Christine Baranski, Ekaterina Shchelkanova, Taye Diggs, Denise Faye, Colm Feore, Richard Gere, Deidre Goodwin, Queen Latifah, Lucy Liu, Susan Misner, Mýa, John C. Reilly, Dominic West, Renée Zellweger, Catherine Zeta-Jones

2003

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Sean Astin, Sean Bean, Cate Blanchett, Orlando Bloom, Billy Boyd, Bernard Hill, Ian Holm, Ian McKellen, Dominic Monaghan, Viggo Mortensen, John Noble, Miranda Otto, John Rhys-Davies, Andy Serkis, Liv Tyler, Karl Urban, Hugo Weaving, David Wenham, Elijah Wood

2004

Sideways Thomas Haden Church, Paul Giamatti, Virginia Madsen, Sandra Oh

2005

Crash Christopher "Ludacris" Bridges, Sandra Bullock, Don Cheadle, Matt Dillon, Jennifer Esposito, William Fichtner, Brendan Fraser, Terrence Howard, Thandie Newton, Ryan Phillippe, Larenz Tate

2006

Little Miss Sunshine Alan Arkin, Abigail Breslin, Steve Carell, Toni Collette, Paul Dano, Greg Kinnear

2007

Hairspray Nikki Blonsky, Amanda Bynes, Paul Dooley, Zac Efron, Allison Janney, Elijah Kelley, Queen Latifah, James Marsden, Michelle Pfeiffer, Brittany Snow, Jerry Stiller, John Travolta, Christopher Walken

2008

Milk Josh Brolin, Joseph Cross, James Franco, Victor Garber, Emile Hirsch, Diego Luna, Denis O'Hare, Sean Penn, Alison Pill

2009

Inglourious Basterds Daniel Brühl, August Diehl, Julie Dreyfus, Michael Fassbender, Sylvester Groth, Jacky Ido, Diane Kruger, Mélanie Laurent, Denis Ménochet, Mike Myers, Brad Pitt, Eli Roth, Til Schweiger, Rod Taylor, Christoph Waltz, Martin Wuttke

2010s

2010

The Fighter Amy Adams, Christian
Christian
Bale, Melissa Leo, Jack McGee, Mark Wahlberg

2011

The Help Jessica Chastain, Viola Davis, Bryce Dallas Howard, Allison Janney, Chris Lowell, Ahna O'Reilly, Sissy Spacek, Octavia Spencer, Mary Steenburgen, Emma Stone, Cicely Tyson, Mike Vogel

2012

Silver Linings Playbook Bradley Cooper, Robert De Niro, Anupam Kher, Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Tucker, Jacki Weaver

2013

American Hustle Amy Adams, Christian
Christian
Bale, Louis C.K., Bradley Cooper, Jack Huston, Jennifer Lawrence, Alessandro Nivola, Michael Peña, Jeremy Renner, Elisabeth Röhm, Shea Whigham

2014

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) Zach Galifianakis, Michael Keaton, Edward Norton, Andrea Riseborough, Amy Ryan, Emma Stone, Naomi Watts

2015

Spotlight Billy Crudup, Brian d'Arcy James, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams, Mark Ruffalo, Liev Schreiber, John Slattery, Stanley Tucci

2016

Moonlight Mahershala Ali, Patrick Decile, Alex R. Hibbert, Naomie Harris, André Holland, Jharrel Jerome, Janelle Monáe, Jaden Piner, Trevante Rhodes, Ashton Sanders

2017

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Abbie Cornish, Peter Dinklage, Woody Harrelson, John Hawkes, Lucas Hedges, Željko Ivanek, Caleb Landry Jones, Frances McDormand, Clarke Peters, Sam Rockwell, Samara Weaving

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Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Play

Ellen Burstyn
Ellen Burstyn
(1975) Rosemary Harris
Rosemary Harris
(1976) Irene Worth
Irene Worth
(1977) Jessica Tandy
Jessica Tandy
(1978) Constance Cummings
Constance Cummings
/ Carole Shelley
Carole Shelley
(1979) Pat Carroll (1980) Joan Copeland
Joan Copeland
(1981) Zoe Caldwell (1982) Jessica Tandy
Jessica Tandy
(1983) Joan Allen
Joan Allen
(1984) Rosemary Harris
Rosemary Harris
(1985) Lily Tomlin
Lily Tomlin
(1986) Linda Lavin
Linda Lavin
(1987) Stockard Channing
Stockard Channing
(1988) Pauline Collins
Pauline Collins
(1989) Geraldine James (1990) Mercedes Ruehl
Mercedes Ruehl
(1991) Laura Esterman (1992) Jane Alexander
Jane Alexander
(1993) Myra Carter (1994) Cherry Jones
Cherry Jones
(1995) Zoe Caldwell (1996) Janet McTeer
Janet McTeer
(1997) Cherry Jones
Cherry Jones
(1998) Kathleen Chalfant (1999) Eileen Heckart (2000) Mary-Louise Parker
Mary-Louise Parker
(2001) Lindsay Duncan
Lindsay Duncan
(2002) Vanessa Redgrave
Vanessa Redgrave
(2003) Viola Davis
Viola Davis
/ Phylicia Rashad
Phylicia Rashad
(2004) Cherry Jones
Cherry Jones
(2005) Lois Smith
Lois Smith
(2006) Eve Best
Eve Best
(2007) Deanna Dunagan (2008) Janet McTeer
Janet McTeer
(2009) Jan Maxwell
Jan Maxwell
(2010) Frances McDormand
Frances McDormand
(2011) Tracie Bennett (2012) Cicely Tyson
Cicely Tyson
(2013) Audra McDonald
Audra McDonald
(2014) Helen Mirren
Helen Mirren
(2015) Jessica Lange
Jessica Lange
(2016) Laura Linney
Laura Linney
(2017)

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Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play

Frances Sternhagen
Frances Sternhagen
(1975) Rachel Roberts (1976) Rosemary De Angelis (1977) Eileen Atkins (1978) Pamela Reed
Pamela Reed
(1979) Lois de Banzie (1980) Swoosie Kurtz
Swoosie Kurtz
(1981) Amanda Plummer
Amanda Plummer
(1982) Judith Ivey (1983) Christine Baranski
Christine Baranski
(1984) Judith Ivey (1985) Joanna Gleason
Joanna Gleason
(1986) Mary Alice
Mary Alice
(1987) Christine Estabrook (1988) Tovah Feldshuh
Tovah Feldshuh
(1989) Frances Conroy
Frances Conroy
(1990) Irene Worth
Irene Worth
(1991) Christine Baranski
Christine Baranski
(1992) Madeline Kahn
Madeline Kahn
(1993) Jane Adams (1994) Tara Fitzgerald
Tara Fitzgerald
(1995) Elaine Stritch
Elaine Stritch
(1996) Dana Ivey (1997) Allison Janney
Allison Janney
(1998) Anna Friel
Anna Friel
(1999) Marylouise Burke (2000) Viola Davis
Viola Davis
(2001) Katie Finneran
Katie Finneran
(2002) Lynn Redgrave
Lynn Redgrave
(2003) Audra McDonald
Audra McDonald
(2004) Adriane Lenox
Adriane Lenox
(2005) Frances de la Tour (2006) Martha Plimpton
Martha Plimpton
(2007) Linda Lavin
Linda Lavin
(2008) Angela Lansbury
Angela Lansbury
(2009) Viola Davis
Viola Davis
(2010) Edie Falco
Edie Falco
(2011) Judith Light
Judith Light
(2012) Judith Light
Judith Light
(2013) Celia Keenan-Bolger (2014) Annaleigh Ashford
Annaleigh Ashford
(2015) Saycon Sengbloh (2016) Cynthia Nixon
Cynthia Nixon
(2017)

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Primetime Emmy
Emmy
Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

Helen Hayes
Helen Hayes
(1952) Loretta Young
Loretta Young
(1954) Loretta Young
Loretta Young
(1956) Loretta Young
Loretta Young
(1959) Barbara Stanwyck
Barbara Stanwyck
(1961) Barbara Stanwyck
Barbara Stanwyck
(1966) Barbara Bain
Barbara Bain
(1967) Barbara Bain
Barbara Bain
(1968) Barbara Bain
Barbara Bain
(1969) Susan Hampshire
Susan Hampshire
(1970) Susan Hampshire
Susan Hampshire
(1971) Glenda Jackson
Glenda Jackson
(1972) Michael Learned
Michael Learned
(1973) Michael Learned
Michael Learned
(1974) Jean Marsh (1975) Michael Learned
Michael Learned
(1976) Lindsay Wagner
Lindsay Wagner
(1977) Sada Thompson
Sada Thompson
(1978) Mariette Hartley
Mariette Hartley
(1979) Barbara Bel Geddes
Barbara Bel Geddes
(1980) Barbara Babcock
Barbara Babcock
(1981) Michael Learned
Michael Learned
(1982) Tyne Daly
Tyne Daly
(1983) Tyne Daly
Tyne Daly
(1984) Tyne Daly
Tyne Daly
(1985) Sharon Gless
Sharon Gless
(1986) Sharon Gless
Sharon Gless
(1987) Tyne Daly
Tyne Daly
(1988) Dana Delany
Dana Delany
(1989) Patricia Wettig
Patricia Wettig
(1990) Patricia Wettig
Patricia Wettig
(1991) Dana Delany
Dana Delany
(1992) Kathy Baker
Kathy Baker
(1993) Sela Ward
Sela Ward
(1994) Kathy Baker
Kathy Baker
(1995) Kathy Baker
Kathy Baker
(1996) Gillian Anderson
Gillian Anderson
(1997) Christine Lahti
Christine Lahti
(1998) Edie Falco
Edie Falco
(1999) Sela Ward
Sela Ward
(2000) Edie Falco
Edie Falco
(2001) Allison Janney
Allison Janney
(2002) Edie Falco
Edie Falco
(2003) Allison Janney
Allison Janney
(2004) Patricia Arquette
Patricia Arquette
(2005) Mariska Hargitay
Mariska Hargitay
(2006) Sally Field
Sally Field
(2007) Glenn Close
Glenn Close
(2008) Glenn Close
Glenn Close
(2009) Kyra Sedgwick
Kyra Sedgwick
(2010) Julianna Margulies
Julianna Margulies
(2011) Claire Danes
Claire Danes
(2012) Claire Danes
Claire Danes
(2013) Julianna Margulies
Julianna Margulies
(2014) Viola Davis
Viola Davis
(2015) Tatiana Maslany
Tatiana Maslany
(2016) Elisabeth Moss
Elisabeth Moss
(2017)

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Golden Globe
Golden Globe
Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture

Katina Paxinou
Katina Paxinou
(1943) Agnes Moorehead
Agnes Moorehead
(1944) Angela Lansbury
Angela Lansbury
(1945) Anne Baxter
Anne Baxter
(1946) Celeste Holm
Celeste Holm
(1947) Ellen Corby
Ellen Corby
(1948) Mercedes McCambridge
Mercedes McCambridge
(1949) Josephine Hull (1950) Kim Hunter
Kim Hunter
(1951) Katy Jurado
Katy Jurado
(1952) Grace Kelly
Grace Kelly
(1953) Jan Sterling
Jan Sterling
(1954) Marisa Pavan
Marisa Pavan
(1955) Eileen Heckart (1956) Elsa Lanchester
Elsa Lanchester
(1957) Hermione Gingold
Hermione Gingold
(1958) Susan Kohner
Susan Kohner
(1959) Janet Leigh
Janet Leigh
(1960) Rita Moreno
Rita Moreno
(1961) Angela Lansbury
Angela Lansbury
(1962) Margaret Rutherford
Margaret Rutherford
(1963) Agnes Moorehead
Agnes Moorehead
(1964) Ruth Gordon
Ruth Gordon
(1965) Jocelyne LaGarde (1966) Carol Channing
Carol Channing
(1967) Ruth Gordon
Ruth Gordon
(1968) Goldie Hawn
Goldie Hawn
(1969) Karen Black/ Maureen Stapleton
Maureen Stapleton
(1970) Ann-Margret
Ann-Margret
(1971) Shelley Winters
Shelley Winters
(1972) Linda Blair
Linda Blair
(1973) Karen Black
Karen Black
(1974) Brenda Vaccaro
Brenda Vaccaro
(1975) Katharine Ross
Katharine Ross
(1976) Vanessa Redgrave
Vanessa Redgrave
(1977) Dyan Cannon
Dyan Cannon
(1978) Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep
(1979) Mary Steenburgen
Mary Steenburgen
(1980) Joan Hackett
Joan Hackett
(1981) Jessica Lange
Jessica Lange
(1982) Cher
Cher
(1983) Peggy Ashcroft
Peggy Ashcroft
(1984) Meg Tilly
Meg Tilly
(1985) Maggie Smith
Maggie Smith
(1986) Olympia Dukakis
Olympia Dukakis
(1987) Sigourney Weaver
Sigourney Weaver
(1988) Julia Roberts
Julia Roberts
(1989) Whoopi Goldberg
Whoopi Goldberg
(1990) Mercedes Ruehl
Mercedes Ruehl
(1991) Joan Plowright
Joan Plowright
(1992) Winona Ryder
Winona Ryder
(1993) Dianne Wiest
Dianne Wiest
(1994) Mira Sorvino
Mira Sorvino
(1995) Lauren Bacall
Lauren Bacall
(1996) Kim Basinger
Kim Basinger
(1997) Lynn Redgrave
Lynn Redgrave
(1998) Angelina Jolie
Angelina Jolie
(1999) Kate Hudson
Kate Hudson
(2000) Jennifer Connelly
Jennifer Connelly
(2001) Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep
(2002) Renée Zellweger
Renée Zellweger
(2003) Natalie Portman
Natalie Portman
(2004) Rachel Weisz
Rachel Weisz
(2005) Jennifer Hudson
Jennifer Hudson
(2006) Cate Blanchett
Cate Blanchett
(2007) Kate Winslet
Kate Winslet
(2008) Mo'Nique
Mo'Nique
(2009) Melissa Leo
Melissa Leo
(2010) Octavia Spencer
Octavia Spencer
(2011) Anne Hathaway
Anne Hathaway
(2012) Jennifer Lawrence
Jennifer Lawrence
(2013) Patricia Arquette
Patricia Arquette
(2014) Kate Winslet
Kate Winslet
(2015) Viola Davis
Viola Davis
(2016) Allison Janney
Allison Janney
(2017)

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National Board of Review Award for Breakthrough Performance

Alicia Silverstone
Alicia Silverstone
(1995) Renée Zellweger
Renée Zellweger
(1996) Bai Ling
Bai Ling
(1997) Billy Crudup
Billy Crudup
/ Angelina Jolie
Angelina Jolie
(1998) Hilary Swank
Hilary Swank
/ Wes Bentley
Wes Bentley
(1999) Jamie Bell
Jamie Bell
/ Michelle Rodriguez
Michelle Rodriguez
(2000) Hayden Christensen
Hayden Christensen
/ Naomi Watts
Naomi Watts
(2001) Maggie Gyllenhaal
Maggie Gyllenhaal
/ Derek Luke (2002) Charlize Theron
Charlize Theron
/ Paul Giamatti
Paul Giamatti
(2003) Emmy
Emmy
Rossum / Topher Grace
Topher Grace
(2004) Q'orianka Kilcher
Q'orianka Kilcher
/ Terrence Howard
Terrence Howard
(2005) Jennifer Hudson
Jennifer Hudson
/ Rinko Kikuchi
Rinko Kikuchi
/ Ryan Gosling
Ryan Gosling
(2006) Ellen Page
Ellen Page
/ Emile Hirsch
Emile Hirsch
(2007) Viola Davis
Viola Davis
/ Dev Patel
Dev Patel
(2008) Gabourey Sidibe
Gabourey Sidibe
/ Jeremy Renner
Jeremy Renner
(2009) Jennifer Lawrence
Jennifer Lawrence
(2010) Rooney Mara
Rooney Mara
/ Felicity Jones
Felicity Jones
(2011) Quvenzhané Wallis / Tom Holland (2012) Adèle Exarchopoulos
Adèle Exarchopoulos
/ Michael B. Jordan
Michael B. Jordan
(2013) Jack O'Connell (2014) Abraham Attah
Abraham Attah
/ Jacob Tremblay
Jacob Tremblay
(2015) Lucas Hedges
Lucas Hedges
/ Royalty Hightower (2016) Timothée Chalamet
Timothée Chalamet
(2017)

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People's Choice Award for Favorite Actress in a New TV Series

Sarah Michelle Gellar
Sarah Michelle Gellar
(2014) Viola Davis
Viola Davis
(2015) Priyanka Chopra
Priyanka Chopra
(2016) Kristen Bell
Kristen Bell
(2017)

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Satellite Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture

Musical or Comedy (1996–2010, retired)

Gwyneth Paltrow
Gwyneth Paltrow
(1996) Helen Hunt
Helen Hunt
(1997) Christina Ricci
Christina Ricci
(1998) Janet McTeer
Janet McTeer
(1999) Renée Zellweger
Renée Zellweger
(2000) Nicole Kidman
Nicole Kidman
(2001) Jennifer Westfeldt
Jennifer Westfeldt
(2002) Diane Keaton
Diane Keaton
(2003) Annette Bening
Annette Bening
(2004) Reese Witherspoon
Reese Witherspoon
(2005) Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep
(2006) Ellen Page
Ellen Page
(2007) Sally Hawkins
Sally Hawkins
(2008) Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep
(2009) Anne Hathaway
Anne Hathaway
(2010)

Motion Picture Drama (1996–2010, retired)

Frances McDormand
Frances McDormand
(1996) Judi Dench
Judi Dench
(1997) Cate Blanchett
Cate Blanchett
(1998) Hilary Swank
Hilary Swank
(1999) Ellen Burstyn
Ellen Burstyn
(2000) Sissy Spacek
Sissy Spacek
(2001) Diane Lane
Diane Lane
(2002) Charlize Theron
Charlize Theron
(2003) Hilary Swank
Hilary Swank
(2004) Felicity Huffman
Felicity Huffman
(2005) Helen Mirren
Helen Mirren
(2006) Marion Cotillard
Marion Cotillard
(2007) Angelina Jolie
Angelina Jolie
(2008) Shohreh Aghdashloo
Shohreh Aghdashloo
(2009) Noomi Rapace
Noomi Rapace
(2010)

Motion Picture (2011–present)

Viola Davis
Viola Davis
(2011) Jennifer Lawrence
Jennifer Lawrence
(2012) Cate Blanchett
Cate Blanchett
(2013) Julianne Moore
Julianne Moore
(2014) Saoirse Ronan
Saoirse Ronan
(2015) Isabelle Huppert‎ / Ruth Negga
Ruth Negga
(2016) Sally Hawkins
Sally Hawkins
/ Diane Kruger
Diane Kruger
(2017)

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Satellite Award for Best Cast – Motion Picture

Sideways

2004

Crash

2005

The Departed

2006

Before the Devil Knows You're Dead

2007

No award

2008

Nine

2009

No award

2010

The Help

2011

Les Misérables

2012

Nebraska

2013

Into the Woods

2014

Spotlight

2015

Hidden Figures

2016

Mudbound

2017

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Screen Actors Guild
Screen Actors Guild
Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role

Jodie Foster
Jodie Foster
(1994) Susan Sarandon
Susan Sarandon
(1995) Frances McDormand
Frances McDormand
(1996) Helen Hunt
Helen Hunt
(1997) Gwyneth Paltrow
Gwyneth Paltrow
(1998) Annette Bening
Annette Bening
(1999) Julia Roberts
Julia Roberts
(2000) Halle Berry
Halle Berry
(2001) Renée Zellweger
Renée Zellweger
(2002) Charlize Theron
Charlize Theron
(2003) Hilary Swank
Hilary Swank
(2004) Reese Witherspoon
Reese Witherspoon
(2005) Helen Mirren
Helen Mirren
(2006) Julie Christie
Julie Christie
(2007) Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep
(2008) Sandra Bullock
Sandra Bullock
(2009) Natalie Portman
Natalie Portman
(2010) Viola Davis
Viola Davis
(2011) Jennifer Lawrence
Jennifer Lawrence
(2012) Cate Blanchett
Cate Blanchett
(2013) Julianne Moore
Julianne Moore
(2014) Brie Larson
Brie Larson
(2015) Emma Stone
Emma Stone
(2016) Frances McDormand
Frances McDormand
(2017)

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Screen Actors Guild
Screen Actors Guild
Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role

Dianne Wiest
Dianne Wiest
(1994) Kate Winslet
Kate Winslet
(1995) Lauren Bacall
Lauren Bacall
(1996) Kim Basinger
Kim Basinger
/ Gloria Stuart
Gloria Stuart
(1997) Kathy Bates
Kathy Bates
(1998) Angelina Jolie
Angelina Jolie
(1999) Judi Dench
Judi Dench
(2000) Helen Mirren
Helen Mirren
(2001) Catherine Zeta-Jones
Catherine Zeta-Jones
(2002) Renée Zellweger
Renée Zellweger
(2003) Cate Blanchett
Cate Blanchett
(2004) Rachel Weisz
Rachel Weisz
(2005) Jennifer Hudson
Jennifer Hudson
(2006) Ruby Dee
Ruby Dee
(2007) Kate Winslet
Kate Winslet
(2008) Mo'Nique
Mo'Nique
(2009) Melissa Leo
Melissa Leo
(2010) Octavia Spencer
Octavia Spencer
(2011) Anne Hathaway
Anne Hathaway
(2012) Lupita Nyong'o
Lupita Nyong'o
(2013) Patricia Arquette
Patricia Arquette
(2014) Alicia Vikander
Alicia Vikander
(2015) Viola Davis
Viola Davis
(2016) Allison Janney
Allison Janney
(2017)

‹ The template below (ScreenActorsGuildAward CastMotionPicture 2011–2020) is being considered for merging. See templates for discussion to help reach a consensus. ›

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Screen Actors Guild
Screen Actors Guild
Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

2011

The Help Jessica Chastain, Viola Davis, Bryce Dallas Howard, Allison Janney, Chris Lowell, Ahna O'Reilly, Sissy Spacek, Octavia Spencer, Mary Steenburgen, Emma Stone, Cicely Tyson, Mike Vogel

2012

Argo Ben Affleck, Alan Arkin, Kerry Bishé, Kyle Chandler, Rory Cochrane, Bryan Cranston, Christopher Denham, Tate Donovan, Clea DuVall, Victor Garber, John Goodman, Scoot McNairy, Chris Messina

2013

American Hustle Amy Adams, Christian
Christian
Bale, Louis C.K., Bradley Cooper, Jack Huston, Jennifer Lawrence, Alessandro Nivola, Michael Peña, Jeremy Renner, Elisabeth Röhm, Shea Whigham

2014

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) Zach Galifianakis, Michael Keaton, Edward Norton, Andrea Riseborough, Amy Ryan, Emma Stone, Naomi Watts

2015

Spotlight Billy Crudup, Brian d'Arcy James, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams, Mark Ruffalo, Liev Schreiber, John Slattery, Stanley Tucci

2016

Hidden Figures Mahershala Ali, Kevin Costner, Kirsten Dunst, Taraji P. Henson, Aldis Hodge, Janelle Monáe, Jim Parsons, Glen Powell, Octavia Spencer

2017

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Abbie Cornish, Peter Dinklage, Woody Harrelson, John Hawkes, Lucas Hedges, Željko Ivanek, Caleb Landry Jones, Frances McDormand, Clarke Peters, Sam Rockwell, Samara Weaving

Complete list (1995–2000) (2001–2010) (2011–2020)

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Screen Actors Guild
Screen Actors Guild
Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series

Kathy Baker
Kathy Baker
(1994) Gillian Anderson
Gillian Anderson
(1995) Gillian Anderson
Gillian Anderson
(1996) Julianna Margulies
Julianna Margulies
(1997) Julianna Margulies
Julianna Margulies
(1998) Edie Falco
Edie Falco
(1999) Allison Janney
Allison Janney
(2000) Allison Janney
Allison Janney
(2001) Edie Falco
Edie Falco
(2002) Frances Conroy
Frances Conroy
(2003) Jennifer Garner
Jennifer Garner
(2004) Sandra Oh
Sandra Oh
(2005) Chandra Wilson
Chandra Wilson
(2006) Edie Falco
Edie Falco
(2007) Sally Field
Sally Field
(2008) Julianna Margulies
Julianna Margulies
(2009) Julianna Margulies
Julianna Margulies
(2010) Jessica Lange
Jessica Lange
(2011) Claire Danes
Claire Danes
(2012) Maggie Smith
Maggie Smith
(2013) Viola Davis
Viola Davis
(2014) Viola Davis
Viola Davis
(2015) Claire Foy (2016) Claire Foy (2017)

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Tony Award
Tony Award
for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play

Ingrid Bergman
Ingrid Bergman
/ Helen Hayes
Helen Hayes
(1947) Judith Anderson
Judith Anderson
/ Katharine Cornell
Katharine Cornell
/ Jessica Tandy
Jessica Tandy
(1948) Martita Hunt (1949) Shirley Booth
Shirley Booth
(1950) Uta Hagen
Uta Hagen
(1951) Julie Harris (1952) Shirley Booth
Shirley Booth
(1953) Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn
(1954) Nancy Kelly
Nancy Kelly
(1955) Julie Harris (1956) Margaret Leighton
Margaret Leighton
(1957) Helen Hayes
Helen Hayes
(1958) Gertrude Berg
Gertrude Berg
(1959) Anne Bancroft
Anne Bancroft
(1960) Joan Plowright
Joan Plowright
(1961) Margaret Leighton
Margaret Leighton
(1962) Uta Hagen
Uta Hagen
(1963) Sandy Dennis (1964) Irene Worth
Irene Worth
(1965) Rosemary Harris
Rosemary Harris
(1966) Beryl Reid
Beryl Reid
(1967) Zoe Caldwell (1968) Julie Harris (1969) Tammy Grimes
Tammy Grimes
(1970) Maureen Stapleton
Maureen Stapleton
(1971) Sada Thompson
Sada Thompson
(1972) Julie Harris (1973) Colleen Dewhurst
Colleen Dewhurst
(1974) Ellen Burstyn
Ellen Burstyn
(1975) Irene Worth
Irene Worth
(1976) Julie Harris (1977) Jessica Tandy
Jessica Tandy
(1978) Constance Cummings
Constance Cummings
/ Carole Shelley
Carole Shelley
(1979) Phyllis Frelich (1980) Jane Lapotaire (1981) Zoe Caldwell (1982) Jessica Tandy
Jessica Tandy
(1983) Glenn Close
Glenn Close
(1984) Stockard Channing
Stockard Channing
(1985) Lily Tomlin
Lily Tomlin
(1986) Linda Lavin
Linda Lavin
(1987) Joan Allen
Joan Allen
(1988) Pauline Collins
Pauline Collins
(1989) Maggie Smith
Maggie Smith
(1990) Mercedes Ruehl
Mercedes Ruehl
(1991) Glenn Close
Glenn Close
(1992) Madeline Kahn
Madeline Kahn
(1993) Diana Rigg
Diana Rigg
(1994) Cherry Jones
Cherry Jones
(1995) Zoe Caldwell (1996) Janet McTeer
Janet McTeer
(1997) Marie Mullen (1998) Judi Dench
Judi Dench
(1999) Jennifer Ehle
Jennifer Ehle
(2000) Mary-Louise Parker
Mary-Louise Parker
(2001) Lindsay Duncan
Lindsay Duncan
(2002) Vanessa Redgrave
Vanessa Redgrave
(2003) Phylicia Rashad
Phylicia Rashad
(2004) Cherry Jones
Cherry Jones
(2005) Cynthia Nixon
Cynthia Nixon
(2006) Julie White
Julie White
(2007) Deanna Dunagan (2008) Marcia Gay Harden
Marcia Gay Harden
(2009) Viola Davis
Viola Davis
(2010) Frances McDormand
Frances McDormand
(2011) Nina Arianda (2012) Cicely Tyson
Cicely Tyson
(2013) Audra McDonald
Audra McDonald
(2014) Helen Mirren
Helen Mirren
(2015) Jessica Lange
Jessica Lange
(2016) Laurie Metcalf
Laurie Metcalf
(2017)

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Tony Award
Tony Award
for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play

Patricia Neal
Patricia Neal
(1947) Shirley Booth
Shirley Booth
(1949) Maureen Stapleton
Maureen Stapleton
(1951) Marian Winters (1952) Beatrice Straight (1953) Jo Van Fleet
Jo Van Fleet
(1954) Patricia Jessel (1955) Una Merkel
Una Merkel
(1956) Peggy Cass
Peggy Cass
(1957) Anne Bancroft
Anne Bancroft
(1958) Julie Newmar
Julie Newmar
(1959) Anne Revere
Anne Revere
(1960) Colleen Dewhurst
Colleen Dewhurst
(1961) Elizabeth Ashley
Elizabeth Ashley
(1962) Sandy Dennis (1963) Barbara Loden
Barbara Loden
(1964) Alice Ghostley
Alice Ghostley
(1965) Zoe Caldwell (1966) Marian Seldes
Marian Seldes
(1967) Zena Walker
Zena Walker
(1968) Jane Alexander
Jane Alexander
(1969) Blythe Danner
Blythe Danner
(1970) Rae Allen (1971) Elizabeth Wilson
Elizabeth Wilson
(1972) Leora Dana
Leora Dana
(1973) Frances Sternhagen
Frances Sternhagen
(1974) Rita Moreno
Rita Moreno
(1975) Shirley Knight
Shirley Knight
(1976) Trazana Beverley (1977) Ann Wedgeworth (1978) Joan Hickson
Joan Hickson
(1979) Dinah Manoff (1980) Swoosie Kurtz
Swoosie Kurtz
(1981) Amanda Plummer
Amanda Plummer
(1982) Judith Ivey (1983) Christine Baranski
Christine Baranski
(1984) Judith Ivey (1985) Swoosie Kurtz
Swoosie Kurtz
(1986) Mary Alice
Mary Alice
(1987) L. Scott Caldwell
L. Scott Caldwell
(1988) Christine Baranski
Christine Baranski
(1989) Margaret Tyzack
Margaret Tyzack
(1990) Irene Worth
Irene Worth
(1991) Bríd Brennan (1992) Debra Monk
Debra Monk
(1993) Jane Adams (1994) Frances Sternhagen
Frances Sternhagen
(1995) Audra McDonald
Audra McDonald
(1996) Lynne Thigpen
Lynne Thigpen
(1997) Anna Manahan (1998) Elizabeth Franz (1999) Blair Brown
Blair Brown
(2000) Viola Davis
Viola Davis
(2001) Katie Finneran
Katie Finneran
(2002) Michele Pawk (2003) Audra McDonald
Audra McDonald
(2004) Adriane Lenox
Adriane Lenox
(2005) Frances de la Tour (2006) Jennifer Ehle
Jennifer Ehle
(2007) Rondi Reed
Rondi Reed
(2008) Angela Lansbury
Angela Lansbury
(2009) Scarlett Johansson
Scarlett Johansson
(2010) Ellen Barkin
Ellen Barkin
(2011) Judith Light
Judith Light
(2012) Judith Light
Judith Light
(2013) Sophie Okonedo
Sophie Okonedo
(2014) Annaleigh Ashford
Annaleigh Ashford
(2015) Jayne Houdyshell
Jayne Houdyshell
(2016) Cynthia Nixon
Cynthia Nixon
(2017)

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Triple Crown of Acting winners

Jack Albertson Anne Bancroft Ingrid Bergman Shirley Booth Ellen Burstyn Viola Davis Melvyn Douglas Helen Hayes Jeremy Irons Jessica Lange Frances McDormand Helen Mirren Thomas Mitchell Rita Moreno Al Pacino Christopher Plummer Vanessa Redgrave Jason Robards Geoffrey Rush Paul Scofield Maggie Smith Maureen Stapleton Jessica Tandy

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WorldCat
WorldCat
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