awards & nominations

How to Get Away With Murder (2014)

Viola Davis as "Professor Annalise Keating"

Annalise Keating (Oscar-nominated,Tony-winning actress Viola Davis) is a brilliant, charismatic and seductive professor of defense law, who teaches a class called How to Get Away With Murder. Annalise, also a criminal defense attorney, selects a group of students -- the best and the brightest -- to assist with cases at her firm alongside her employees, the trustworthy and discreet Frank Delfino (Charlie Weber) and Bonnie Winterbottom ("Gilmore Girls" alum Liza Weil), an associate attorney. Mysteries arise that test everyone's limits and reveal dark truths.

Emmy (Primetime) (2016)NominatedOutstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Golden Globe (2016)NominatedBest Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2016)WonOutstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series
Emmy (Primetime) (2015)WonOutstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Golden Globe (2015)NominatedBest Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2015)WonOutstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series

The Help (2011)

Viola Davis as "Aibileen"

In 1960s Mississippi, Southern society girl Skeeter (Emma Stone) returns from college with dreams of being a writer. She turns her small town on its ear by choosing to interview the black women who have spent their lives taking care of prominent white families. Only Aibileen (Viola Davis), the housekeeper of Skeeter's best friend, will talk at first. But as the pair continue the collaboration, more women decide to come forward, and as it turns out, they have quite a lot to say.

Academy Award (2011)NominatedActress in a Leading Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2011)NominatedLeading Actor
Golden Globe (2011)NominatedBest Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2011)WonOutstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2011)WonOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Doubt (2008)

Viola Davis as "Mrs. Muller"

In 1964 the winds of change are sweeping through Sister Aloysius' (Meryl Streep) St. Nicholas school. Father Flynn (Philip Seymour Hoffman), a charismatic priest, is advocating reform of the school's strict customs, and the first black student has just been accepted. When a fellow nun (Amy Adams) tells Sister Aloysius that Father Flynn may be paying too much personal attention to the student, Sister Aloysius begins a personal crusade against the priest -- despite her lack of evidence.

Academy Award (2008)NominatedActress in a Supporting Role
Golden Globe (2008)NominatedBest Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2008)NominatedOutstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2008)NominatedOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture