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Viola Davis Says Escapist Movies and Social Media ‘Destroys Our Art Form’

Oscar winner Viola Davis says social media has undermined her art form, especially as it relates to modern theatrical movies. The “Fences” and “The First Lady” actor delivered a blunt and juicy indictment of what it takes to market films nowadays. In a conversation about her content label JuVee at the annual Produced By Conference […]

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Fanshawe eyeing Lancashire Oaks option for Viola

A return to Haydock for the Lancashire Oaks could be on the cards for Viola following her fine effort to finish second in the Pinnacle Stakes on Merseyside. James Fanshawe’s filly was perhaps an unlucky loser in the Group Three event having been short of room in the closing stages as the daughter of Lope […]

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Viola Davis Revealed That A Director Once Called Her By His Maid’s Name

“A lot of it is based in race. It really is.” Viola Davis is a living legend, as well as one of the best living actors we’ve got. She deserves nothing but respect. Vittorio Zunino Celotto / Getty Images for Kering Unfortunately, Hollywood is riddled with systemic racism, which means that Viola’s been treated with […]

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100th birthday: Viola Wenzinger – The Lima News

NEW BAVARIA — Viola Wenzinger is celebrating her 100th birthday with an open house from 1-4 p.m. May 8 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, New Bavaria, Ohio. Wenzinger was born May 12, 1922, in Allen County to Benedict and Veronica (Lammers) Roof. On Feb. 9, 1946, she married Joe Wenzinger, who died Jan. 2, 2015. […]

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100th Birthday Announcement: Viola Wenzinger

Viola Wenzinger will be celebrating her 100th birthday on Sunday, May 8, 2022. She was born on May 12, 1922, in Allen County, to Benedict and Veronica (Lammers) Roof. On Feb. 9, 1946, she married Joseph Wenzinger who died in 2015. She has five children: Dennis (Jan) of Sun City West, Ariz; Deborah McDonald of […]

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Viola Davis responds to criticism of her Michelle Obama portrayal | CNN

CNN  —  Viola Davis is aware that not everyone loves her portrayal of Michelle Obama in the Showtime series, “The First Lady.” She told BBC News that it is “incredibly hurtful when people say negative things about your work” but comes with the territory. “How do you move on from the hurt, from failure?” she […]

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Oprah Takes Us Behind the Scenes of Her Netflix Special Event with Viola Davis

Viola Davis has sat down with Oprah for many powerful conversations about her career-defining roles, but their latest in-depth interview is unlike any other. In Oprah + Viola: A Netflix Special Event, Davis opens up like never before, giving Oprah exclusive details on what it was really like to write her striking and deeply personal […]

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All of the Viola Davis movies and shows on Netflix right now

Viola Davis is one of this generation’s most talented actresses. No matter what character the Academy Award-winning actress plays, be it Annalise Keating from the smash-hit series How to Get Away with Murder or Rose Maxson from the critically acclaimed film Fences, Davis simply captivates her audiences with her skill. Simply stated, we are witnessing Davis’ legacy in the making […]

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Some Black Actors Said Viola Davis Wasn’t “Pretty Enough” To Star In “HTGAWM,” And She Laughed All The Way To The Bank

It was something she “couldn’t shake.” In her upcoming memoir Finding Me, Viola Davis opens up about the discrimination and scrutiny she’s faced throughout her career because of her dark complexion. Stefanie Keenan / Getty Images for Women In Film She recounted a specific incident to the New York Times, that occurred after she was […]

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‘Oprah + Viola’: Netflix Announces Special Celebrating the Life and Career of Viola Davis

Viola Davis is undoubtedly one of the great actresses of her generation, if not of modern cinema entirely. With an Emmy, two Tonys, a Golden Globe, four SAG Awards, and an Oscar under her belt, she’s proven her prowess and talent again and again — and now, she’s taking a step away from the silver […]