born on August 11, 1965
in Saint Matthews, South Carolina, USA.
Viola is an Academy Award, Emmy Award & Tony Award winning actress who is best known for her roles in films such as Fences, The Help, The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby, and Ender's Game and from her role in the hit ABC series How to Get Away With Murder. She can be seen on the big screen this year in her new film Suicide Squad. Viola is married to Julius Tennon and a mother to her daughter Genesis.
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Role: Annalise Keating
Status: Season Three
Genre: Crime | Drama | Mystery
A group of ambitious law students and their brilliant criminal defense professor become involved in a twisted murder plot that promises to change the course of their lives.
Role: Rose Maxson
Status: In Theaters
A working-class African-American father tries to raise his family in the 1950s, while coming to terms with the events of his life.
Role: Martha Schulman
Status: To Air March 2017
The lives of three women are unexpectedly changed when they cross paths at a New York Family Court.
Role: Harriet Tubman
The life of Civil War-era activist Harriet Tubman, who worked to liberate slaves in the American South by developing an a secretive system that allowed them to escape to freedom.
Role: Rachel Dupree
A heavily pregnant woman on an isolated, drought-stricken ranch is not certain if she can trust her husband to put her and their starving children before his own ambitions and is forced to take survival into her own hands.
Genre: Crime | Drama | Thriller
When a crew of crooks are killed during a robbery, their widowed spouses pick up where they left off.
Status: In Development
Story that centers on a labor/delivery nurse who takes care of newborns at a Connecticut hospital who’s ordered not touch the baby of a white supremacist couple. When the baby dies in her care, she’s then taken to court by the couple.
Online Since: October 30, 2014
Congratulations to Viola who is featured on the 2017 People’s World’s Most Beautiful List.
The 51-year-old How to Get Away with Murder star has so many empowering quotes about beauty and confidence that we did a whole gallery on them. Our favorite? “A privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.”