Viola Davis

Nominations for the 69th Golden Globe Awards were announced this morning with leading nominees including Viola Davis (The Help), Idris Elba (Luther). As expected, The Help swept the nominations field with a total of five nods, including Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture Drama nominations for Octavia Spencer and Jessica Chastain. The Help is also […]

The public library in Central Falls (Rhode Island) that was temporarily closed because of the city’s dire finances is expanding its hours again after receiving a donation from actress Viola Davis and a state grant. The Adams Memorial Library said Monday that it got a $1,000 check from Davis, who grew up in Central Falls. […]

Actress Viola Davis, who plays a Mississippi maid in the movie ‘The Help’, has announced that she and her husband Julius Tennon are adopting. Married since 2003, this will be the first child for the couple, however Tennon has two children from a previous relationship. “We don’t have any children [together], but we’re about to […]

Actress Viola Davis struggled with her decision to play a black maid in segregated 1960s Mississippi in the upcoming film “The Help” – because she wasn’t sure it was a role she wanted to play. Viola admits she was captivated by the screenplay of Kathryn Stockett’s bestseller – but didn’t like the idea of revisiting […]

Via: ConcreteLoop The star studded Tony Awards were held last night at Radio City Music Hall. Actor Denzel Washington was awarded Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play for his stellar performance in he hit Broadway play FENCES.  His co-star in the play, Viola Davis also won Best Performance by a Leading Actress.