Received a 1999 Obie Award
for her performance in the Off-Broadway
play "Everybody's Ruby".
2 Magazine Cover Photos
5' 5" (1.65 m)
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[on undertaking the role of Aibileen in
]: I absolutely feel that she just had the nurturing instinct. You know, it's like my mom. She's said she's taken care of kids since she was four years old, and she's now sixty-eight. That's all she knew,, which was to take care of kids. She also had seventeen of her brothers and sisters and cousins and all of that...
In 2012, Davis told Entertainment Weekly that she and her husband stayed at George Clooney's Italian estate on Lake Como for their honeymoon.