Viola Davis

Active - 1996 - 2020  |   Born - Aug 11, 1965 in Saint Matthews, South Carolina, United States  |   Genres - Drama

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Academy Awards

Year Title Category Won/Nominated
2020 Ma Rainey's Black Bottom Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role Nominated
2016 Fences Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role Won
2011 The Help Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role Nominated
2008 Doubt Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role Nominated

Alliance of Women Film Journalists

Year Title Category Won/Nominated
2008 Doubt Best Supporting Actress Won

BAFTA Film Awards

Year Title Category Won/Nominated
2019 Widows Best Leading Actress Nominated
2017 Fences Best Supporting Actress Won
2012 The Help Best Leading Actress Nominated

Chicago Film Critics Association

Year Title Category Won/Nominated
2008 Doubt Best Supporting Actress Nominated

Critics' Choice Awards

Year Title Category Won/Nominated
2020 Ma Rainey's Black Bottom Best Actress Nominated
2016 Fences Best Supporting Actress Won
2009 Doubt Best Acting Ensemble Nominated
2009 Doubt Best Supporting Actress Nominated

Critics' Choice Movie Awards

Year Title Category Won/Nominated
2012 The Help Best Actress Nominated

Critics' Choice Television Awards

Year Title Category Won/Nominated
2015 How to Get Away With Murder Best Actress in a Drama Series Nominated

Dallas/Fort Worth Film Critics Association

Year Title Category Won/Nominated
2008 Doubt Best Supporting Actress Won

Detroit Film Critics Society

Year Title Category Won/Nominated
2011 The Help Best Actress Nominated

Emmy Awards

Year Title Category Won/Nominated
2019 How to Get Away With Murder Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Nominated
2018 Scandal Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series Nominated
2017 How to Get Away With Murder Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Nominated
2016 How to Get Away With Murder Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Nominated
2015 How to Get Away With Murder Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Won

Golden Globe Awards

Year Title Category Won/Nominated
2021 Ma Rainey's Black Bottom Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama Nominated
2016 How to Get Away With Murder Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama Nominated
2015 How to Get Away With Murder Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama Nominated
2012 The Help Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama Nominated
2009 Doubt Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Nominated

Houston Film Critics

Year Title Category Won/Nominated
2008 Doubt Best Supporting Actress Won

IFTA Film & Drama Awards

Year Title Category Won/Nominated
2017 Fences Best International Actress Nominated

Independent Spirit Awards

Year Title Category Won/Nominated
2021 Ma Rainey's Black Bottom Best Female Lead Nominated
2003 Antwone Fisher Best Supporting Female Nominated

National Board of Review

Year Title Category Won/Nominated
2008 Doubt Breakthrough Performance by an Actress Won

People's Choice Awards

Year Title Category Won/Nominated
2015 How to Get Away With Murder Favorite Actress in a New TV Series Won

Screen Actors Guild Awards

Year Title Category Won/Nominated
2020 Ma Rainey's Black Bottom Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture Nominated
2020 Ma Rainey's Black Bottom Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role Won
2016 Fences Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture Nominated
2016 Fences Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role Won
2015 How to Get Away With Murder Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series Won
2014 How to Get Away With Murder Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series Won
2011 The Help Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture Won
2011 The Help Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role Won
2008 Doubt Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture Nominated
2008 Doubt Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated

Southeastern Film Critics Association

Year Title Category Won/Nominated
2008 Doubt Best Supporting Actress Nominated

St. Louis Gateway Film Critics Association

Year Title Category Won/Nominated
2008 Doubt Best Supporting Actress Won

Tony Awards

Year Title Category Won/Nominated
2010 Actress (Play) Won
2001 Actress (Featured Role--Play) Won
1996 Actress (Featured Role--Play) Nominated

Vancouver Film Critics

Year Title Category Won/Nominated
2008 Doubt Best Supporting Actress Nominated