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  1. Viola Davis seems a lock for Oscar, but supporting-actor race is wide openRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Role: Rose Maxson, long-suffering wife of a Pittsburgh garbage collector, making every effort she can to keep their troubled family together. In her favor: She's a powerhouse performer back in her Tony-winning role.

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  2. Viola Davis makes history as first African-American actress to score three Oscar nominationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | Los Angeles Times

    ... feature nominees, continuing our ongoing conversation about race in the United States. Speaking of which, with Viola Davis, Dev Patel, Octavia Spencer, Denzel Washington, Mahershala Ali, Naomie Harris and Ruth Negga getting acting nominations, the ...

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  3. Oscars 2017: 3 Black Supporting Actresses Earn Noms for First...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | SFGate

    This year marks the first time ever that three black actresses have been nominated for a Best Supporting Actress Academy Award in the same year. Viola Davis, the perceived frontrunner, earned a nod for her powerful role in the adaptation of "Fences," directed by and starring Denzel Washington.

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  4. Viola Davisa best supporting actress gambit reveals Hollywood bias about race, gender and ageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | The Campbell Reporter

    Viola Davis attends a ceremony honoring her with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on January 5. Barring a snub of historic proportions, Viola Davis will receive an Academy Award nomination Tuesday morning for her transcendent performance as the long-suffering wife Rose Maxson in "Fences." In many ways, that's fantastic news, because Davis very much deserves to be honored for work that should be held up as a master class in screen acting.

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  5. In BAFTA Career Retrospective Conversation, Viola Davis Revisits...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2017 | OhNoTheyDidnt

    In BAFTA Career Retrospective Conversation, Viola Davis Revisits 'The Help' with a Critical Eye + Much More https://t.co/poz5shJJAj pic.twitter.com/G2c941NzjM ife-in-pictures 22:21 - On auditioning for Doubt : when she had her call back, she thought it was down to her and adriane lenox - who played the role on broadway. Then she gets the audition call sheet and on her day alone there was like 7 other people each with 45 minutes slots to screen test and they all did their hair and make up at the same time.

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  6. 'I had a lot of issues with that film'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2015 | NEWS.com.au

    Viola Davis became the first black woman to win an Emmy for best actress in a drama. The WSJ's Eva Tam highlights other big winners at the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards, including Game of Thrones, Mad MenA ATM and Veep.

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  7. Viola Davis reveals how she feels about The Help, and she isn't happyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | The New Zealand Herald

    Viola Davis at the BAFTA Life in Pictures event, where she criticised The Help for sanitising the drama it portrayed. Photo/AP Viola Davis has spoken out about problems she had with The Help , the Civil Rights drama that won her an Oscar nomination in 2012, criticising the decision to sanitise the pain of the era in which it was set by leaving many of the film's tougher, more dramatic scenes on the cutting room floor.

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  8. Viola Davis 'had issues' with big break movie The HelpRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2017 | Ballymoney and Moyle Times

    Oscar nominated actress Viola Davis admits she had "a lot of issues" with the film that gave her her big break, but said she knew it would change her career. Davis played maid Abileen Clark in the big screen adaptation of Kathryn Stockett's best-selling book The Help - which also starred Emma Stone, Octavia Spencer, Bryce Dallas Howard and Jessica Chastain.

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  9. 'Hidden Figures' Is The First Movie With Multiple Female Leads To Remain No. 1 Since 2011Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | Switched

    ... (Curiously enough, both movies star Octavia Spencer. "The Help" found her sharing the screen with Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Jessica Chastain and Bryce Dallas Howard. "Hidden Figures" gives her Taraji P. Henson and Janelle MonA e.) This news bodes ...

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  10. Viola Davis pulls no punchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | CBS News

    Viola Davis won an Oscar nomination for her performance in the 2011 film "The Help." And there's already Oscar talk this year about her role in the movie "Fences."

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  11. Moonlight: Can Barry Jenkins's coming-of-age tale secure an Oscar?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | The First Post

    ... This year, with the buzz surrounding Moonlight, Fences, Loving and Hidden Figures, things may be different. Viola Davis was awarded a Golden Globe for best supporting actress and Ruth Negga was nominated for best performance. Alongside these two, ...

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  12. Film of August Wilson's - Fences' serves up mid-century kitchenwareRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Sonoma Index Tribune

    Many of us currently know Viola Davis from her television role in "How to Get Away with Murder" on ABC, but her film roles include "The Help" and "Fences," both of which make important statements on African-American life, culture and history in the United States. "Fences" has been showing at Sonoma Cinemas.

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  13. Preview: Viola Davis on creating good roles for people of colorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | CBS News

    Golden Globe-winner Viola Davis tells CBS' "Sunday Morning" she feels an obligation to give back and help create good roles for people of color in Hollywood. Davis, who has earned raves for her performance opposite Denzel Washington in the film "Fences," started JuVee Productions in 2011 with her husband, actor Julius Tennon, as a way to create multi-platform projects that help foster diversity in media.

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  14. Amy Adams's Family Proudly Stands Beside Her While She Receives a Special HonorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | Popsugar

    ... a few laughs and little Aviana even joined her mom in kissing her star. Earlier this month, Amy's Doubt costar, Viola Davis, received a star of her own and was also joined by her gorgeous family. One thing is for sure: if they don't get these ...

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  15. Viola Davis is next in line to Meryl Streep's Hollywood throneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | The New Zealand Herald

    Viola Davis had not one but two outstanding speeches Sunday night during the Golden Globes. When she accepted the award for best supporting actress, for her role in Fences , she delivered a speech that balanced power and poignancy.

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  16. Golden Globes: 8 Memorable Feminist MomentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | Hollywood Reporter

    Whether it was Viola Davis telling Meryl Streep how much the esteemed actress has inspired her or Evan Rachel Woods' tuxedo fashion statement, there were multiple feminist moments at the Golden Globes this year. Women supporting women and lifting each other up occurred throughout the night, but even men got in on the feminist action.

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  17. Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer Reunite at Golden Globes 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | Teen Vogue

    ... the past actors she worked with along the way. Coincidentally enough, the award ceremony reunited Emma with Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, and Jessica Chastain, her castmates from The Help. Each of the stars were also being honored: Viola won best ...

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  18. Viola Davis Dishes on Two Secret Weapons for Being Red Carpet-ReadyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | InStyle

    Viola Davis is celebrating today after taking home the Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama award for her role in Fences at Sunday night's 74th annual Golden Globe Awards . This came after the actress was presented with her very own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame , so it has been quite a month for the talented star.

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  19. Viola Davis is next in line to Meryl Streepa s Hollywood throneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Viola Davis had not one but two outstanding speeches last night during the Golden Globes. When she accepted the award for best supporting actress, for her role in "Fences," she delivered a speech that balanced power and poignancy.

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  20. Golden Globes 2017 Wrap: some singing, some dancing, some thinkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | Now Toronto

    ... (Again: I really like La La Land.) But if there'd been characters to nominate in the supporting categories, Viola Davis would have been denied her victory for Fences a as would Aaron Taylor-Johnson for Nocturnal Animals , though I'd have been ...

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