Third time's the charm for Viola Davis.
The actress took home the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for "Fences," her third nomination and first win. Her first Academy Award nomination came in 2009, when she received a Best Supporting Actress nod for her brief -- but intensely memorable -- turn in "Doubt," co-starring Meryl Streep. In 2012, she earned a Best Actress nomination for her role as Aibilene Clark in the big-screen adaptation of "The Help."
Davis's Best Supporting Actress Oscar rounds out an awards season in which she's already taken home a Golden Globe, a BAFTA, a Critics Choice Award, and a SAG Award for playing Rose Maxson in the film adaptation of August Wilson's Tony-winning play.
"Fences," directed by and co-starring Denzel Washington, is in theaters and streaming now.
Troy Maxson (Denzel Washington) makes his living as a sanitation worker in 1950s Pittsburgh. Maxson once dreamed of becoming a professional baseball player, but was deemed too old when the major leagues began admitting black athletes. Bitter over his missed opportunity, Troy creates further tension in his family when he squashes his son's (Jovan Adepo) chance to meet a college football recruiter. Read More