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  1. UPDATE 1-Viola Davis wins first Oscar for 'Fences'Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Reuters

    Feb 26 Viola Davis won her first Oscar on Sunday for her supporting role as a long-suffering housewife in the African-American family drama "Fences." Davis, 51, had swept awards season in the role, taking home a Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild statuette and numerous critics prizes.

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  2. Viola Davis reduces Oscars audience to tears with emotional...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

    The star received a standing ovation as she won her first Academy Award for her role as a long-suffering housewife in 'Fences' There wasn't a dry eye in the house after Viola Davis gave an emotional speech as she accepted the Oscar for best supporting actress. The Hollywood star received a standing ovation and cheers as she won her first Academy Award for her role as a long-suffering housewife in the African-American family drama 'Fences'.

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  3. Viola Davis Pays Tribute To August Wilson "Who Exhumed And...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Deadline

    Three time's a charm for Viola Davis who takes home her first Oscar tonight for Denzel Washington's directorial of August Wilson's 1983 Pulitzer Prize-winning play Fences . Together with Mahershala Ali's win for best supporting actor in Moonlight, Davis' win is tying for the Oscar record of most Black performers to win in a single year.

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  4. Standing ovation for best supporting actress winner Viola DavisRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Belfast Telegraph

    Viola Davis has received a standing ovation and cheers as she won the best supporting actress Oscar for her role in Fences. Viola Davis has received a standing ovation and cheers as she won the best supporting actress Oscar for her role in Fences.

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  5. Oscars 2017: Best supporting actress award goes to Viola Davis of 'Fences'Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    Viola Davis has won the Oscar for best supporting actress at the 89th annual Academy Awards, for her performance in "Fences." The win comes seven years after Davis won a Tony for the same role in the stage version of August Wilson's Pulitzer-winning play.

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  6. Viola Davis' Journey from Extreme Poverty to Oscar Gold: 'I...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Food & Wine

    Born in a one-room shack with no running water, Viola Davis has journeyed beyond the "trauma" of her impoverished upbringing to finally bring home Oscar gold Sunday night thanks to her Best Supporting Actress win for Fences . Although the 51-year-old is now one of the most renowned actresses in Hollywood - in part because of her acclaimed roles in movies like The Help and her TV show, How to Get Away With Murder - Davis grew up so poor that she had to wear rags around her neck at night to protect her from rat bites, and remembers her family's refrigerator being literally bare.

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  7. Viola Davis wins best supporting actress Oscar for role as wronged wife 'Fences'Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    ... the movies 'The Help' and 'Doubt.' She stars in the best picture nominee 'Fences' with actor Denzel Washington. Viola Davis has won the Oscar for best supporting actress for her work in the film adaptation of the classic August Wilson play "Fences." ...

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  8. Oscars 2017: Viola Davis Wins Best Supporting Actress for FencesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | TVLine

    As predicted by Oscar prognosticators far and wide, Viola Davis took home the Best Supporting Actress trophy at Sunday's 89th annual Academy Awards for her raw, visceral work in Fences . In her emotional acceptance speech, Davis said, "There's one place that all the people with the greatest potential are gathered - and that's the graveyard.

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  9. Viola Davis Wins Best Supporting Actress Oscar, Tearfully Thanks...Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | ETonline

    After a history-making three Oscar nominations -- Davis is the first black woman to be nominated three times by the Academy -- she finally took home the statuette for Best Supporting Actress for her work in Fences . It is her first win.

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  10. Doing August Wilson Proud! Tony Winner Viola Davis Wins Oscar for FencesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Broadway

    This Oscar win has filled up all them empty spaces in our hearts! Viola Davis, who took home the 2010 Tony Award for her performance in August Wilson's Fences , received the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for reprising the role on screen. This marks Davis' first Oscar win.

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  11. EXCLUSIVE: Viola Davis Debuts Bangs, Reveals the Adorable Way Mom and ...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | ETonline

    The Fences actress showed off a new look on Sunday's Oscars red carpet, wearing a gorgeous Armani Prive gown and debuting fierce new bangs! Speaking with ET's Nancy O'Dell and Kevin Frazier before the ceremony, Davis revealed the sweet sendoff she received from 5-year-old daughter Genesis earlier that day. "She said, 'Mama, be calm.

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  12. FENCES' Viola Davis Wins Academy Award for Best Supporting ActressRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    Viola Davis has won the Academy Award for Best supporting Actress for FENCES. The actress reprised her Tony Award winning performance as Rose Maxson, a devoted wife and mother who tries to champion her son's ambitions against her husband's sometimes savage derision, in the big-screen adaptation of August Wilson's drama.

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  13. Emma Stone Looks Like A Queen In Regal Gold Gown At The OscarsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | HollywoodLife

    ... and pants at the BAFTAs. This awards season has featured a number of epic reunions. Emma's The Help co-stars Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer have also been nominated for various awards. Whenever they've seen each other, they've shared sweet hugs and ...

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  14. Viola Davis Wows In Elegant Red Dress At Oscars & Leaves Us All SpeechlessRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | HollywoodLife

    Talk about fierce! Oscar nominee Viola Davis stunned on the red carpet in a beautiful red dress. The 'Fences' star looked like the queen she is with her bold and gorgeous look! It's really tough to pull off a red dress on the Oscars red carpet, but Viola Davis did it effortlessly.

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  15. Viola Davis Only Knows One Thing About Her Potential 2017 Oscars...Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | E! Online

    If she wins, Viola Davis hasn't thoroughly thought out her 2017 Oscars speech, but she can promise it will be heartfelt and uplifting. The actress stopped by E!'s Live From the Red Carpet and opened up to Ryan Seacrest about what she would say if she ended up winning Best Supporting Actress for her role in Fences .

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  16. Oscars diversity of 2017 aims to offset #SoWhite campaignRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Washington Times

    ... he also directed, notched his seventh nomination for the role of the Pittsburgh patriarch Troy. His co-star, Viola Davis, is nominated for best supporting actress, causing some head-scratching due to her having nearly as much screen time as Mr. ...

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  17. Viola Davis And Husband Julius Tennon's Beautiful Love Through the YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Essence Magazine

    Viola admits that in her younger years, she didn't have much luck in the dating department. It wasn't until she prayed for her husband, literally, that love found it's way to her.

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  18. David Edelstein's Oscar picksRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | CBS News

    ... category, deservingly. Shame works! Three out of four acting awards could go to minorities. It's hard to imagine Viola Davis not winning Best Supporting Actress for "Fences." Academy voters still second-guess themselves over the 2011 Oscar they gave ...

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  19. 11 of the most political moments in Oscar historyRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... for one reason or another, you might not have expected to earn Academy recognition. Vanity Fair 's calling it: Viola Davis will win an Oscar on her third nomination (finally!) It didn't happen for The Help , but it looks like a lock for Fences. From ...

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  20. Times-Tribune film critic predicts tonight's Oscars winsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times-Tribune

    ... feel his impression by the film's end. That's a powerful performance nobody else in this category has to offer. Viola Davis gives a powerful and emotional performance that will be tough to beat, but Michelle Williams has the chops to do it. In ...

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