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Viola Davis took home the SAG Award for best supporting actress on Sunday night, and the phenomenal Fences and How to Get Away With Murder star had her biggest fan by her side: her husband, Julius Tennon. Viola and Julius, a theater veteran and TV actor, met on the set of City of Angels in 1999, just weeks after Viola prayed for a husband. "I was the loneliest woman in the world, and someone said, 'You should just pray for a husband,'" she told Page Six. "I said I wanted a big black man from the South who looked like a football player, who already had children, who maybe had been married before. Three and a half weeks later, I met my husband." The couple tied the knot in 2003 and recently renewed their vows with a star-studded second wedding ceremony; they share a daughter, Genesis, who they adopted as a »
- Brittney Stephens
Viola Davis is arguably one of the most brilliant actors of our generation. Davis has taken Hollywood by storm, making history with many of her works. Since the new year, she has broken records as a black actress with Oscar nominations and Screen Actors Guild Award wins. She is well known for a number of her roles including the seemingly unbeatable lawyer, Annalise Keating, from How to Get Away with Murder or the southern housekeeper, Aibileen Clark, challenging social norms in The Help. With each project she takes on, she seems to receive more praise and recognition.
Appearing alongside Denzel Washington, Davis takes part in the new film release, Fences. You can see Viola Davis in her history-making role of Rose Maxson when the film hits cinemas February 10th. Rose and Troy Maxon (Denzel Washington) live in Pittsburgh in the 1950s when tensions build between the family as they reflect on their past and future. »
- Paul Heath
Tamara Taylor has been around television dating back to 1991 when she had an uncredited role in A Different World. Currently she plays the role of Camille on Fox’s hit series Bones. Her career took off when she landed a series regular role on Fox’s Party of Five. Since then she has appeared in Steven Bochco’s City of Angels, Hidden Hills, Lost, Numb3rs, CSI: Miami, NCIS, as well as appearing in films. She also had a role in Serenity, the movie spin-off of the cult hit Firefly. She made her film debut in the Wayans brothers’ romantic comedy Senseless. Within
- Nat Berman
The Golden Globes are one of Hollywood’s loosest nights, but some people manage to keep their priorities straight in their acceptance speeches, remembering to thank their better halves.
Gosling’s moving speech was in part a tribute to his “lady,” Eva Mendes.“You don’t get to be up here without standing on the shoulders of a mountain,” he said. “While I was singing and dancing and playing piano … my lady was raising our daughter, pregnant with our second and trying to help her brother with his battle with cancer.”
Viola Davis made sure to thank her “beautiful husband, »
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