Viola Davis

Viola Davis Receives Honorary Doctorate from Juilliard

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Congrats are in order to Actress Viola Davis for receiving an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree from her alma mater — Juilliard. So, this is amaaaaaazing!!! With the incomparable Viola Davis!! @JuilliardSchool pic.twitter.com/cDA1iKpGoG — Joyce DiDonato (@JoyceDiDonato) May 23, 2014 Congrats Dr. Viola Davis!

Viola Davis: ‘I Was One of Those Kids Who Grew Up Hungry’

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At 48, Viola Davis is finally more comfortable discussing her childhood. Growing up in a condemned building in Central Falls, R.I., that was “boarded up and infested with rats,” she talks about not having anything to eat. “I was one of those kids who grew...

Viola Davis Partners With Safeway To Fight Childhood Hunger

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Two-time Academy Award nominee Viola Davis is working with the Hunger Is campaign to eradicate child hunger in the U.S.  As a child, Davis had to dig through trash cans and steal food so that she could eat, and sees childhood hunger as an issue still...

Shonda Rhimes & Viola Davis Team Up For ‘How to Get Away with Murder’

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Looks like Shonda Rhimes will continue to dominate primetime for years to come. According to The Wrap, the Scandal showrunner is developing a new pilot around Oscar-nominated actress Viola Davis tentatively called, How to Get Away With Murder. Davis will star as Professor Annalise Dewitt,...

Viola Davis Goes on ‘Wolverine Diet’ for New Role

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Men aren’t the only one’s getting lean for roles in Hollywood. Viola Davis, the Tony award-winning actress that captured America’s heart with her performance in The Help, is apparently using Hugh Jackman for fitness inspiration. According to People magazine, the actress is following the “Wolverine Diet” to play Susie Brown...