King Hedley II. Drama. Written by August Wilson
. Waltz choreographed by Dianne McIntyre. Directed by Marion McClinton. Virginia Theatre: 1 May 2001- 1 Jul 2001 (72 performances + 24 previews that began on 10 Apr 2001). Cast: Brian Stokes Mitchell
(as "King"), Leslie Uggams
(as "Ruby"), Charles Brown (as "Elmore"), Viola Davis
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5' 5" (1.65 m)
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When you're acting, you're feeling everything - every last receptor in your body is alive, 100% alive, and you're not hiding anything, because everything is used as a tool to make the character a fully realized human being.
She was awarded for a 2001 New York Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for "King Hedley II" on Broadway in New York City.
Often plays longsuffering mothers (e.g. Doubt, Antwone Fisher, Get on Up, Fences)