Viola Davis (born August 11, 1965) is an American actress who is best known for her Tony and Drama Desk Award-winning stage roles in King Hedley II, Intimate Apparel, and Fences, and for her roles in the films Traffic, Antwone Fisher, Solaris, Doubt, and The Help. She received Academy Award nominations for her roles in Doubt and The Help.

For Disney, she voiced Helen Hanshaw on the Disney Junior original series Sofia the First. She also plays Professor Annalise Keating in the ABC TV show How to Get Away with Murder.

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