The Oscar-winning actress Viola Davis comes from Saint Matthews, South Carolina, where she was born on August 11, 1965.
Davis attended the high-fidelity Juilliard School in New York City, and she studied theatre arts at Rhode Island College.
Viola Davis left her education so she could fully dedicate herself to her real passion - acting.
Her first role was in The Substance of Fire (1996). Steven Soderbergh's fast-paced thriller Out of Sight (1998) was her first more serious performance.
Davis became popular appearing in the TV series City of Angels (2000) and in a hit movie Solaris (2002).
Nowadays, she has almost 80 television and movie titles in her resume, being nominated for the two Academy Awards, and winning one!
She was nominated for Doubt (2008) and The Help (2011), and she has won an Oscar for Fences (2016).
And if you like Viola Davis as an actress, you must love her for her excellent fashion taste. She just shines on every red carpet event or other celeb-based show there is. So, check out her style, and click on the video above!