Received a 1999 Obie Award for her performance in the Off-Broadway play "Everybody's Ruby".
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[on growing up in poverty] I just wanted to get out, to be somebody. I was always so hungry and ashamed. I couldn't get at the business of being me.
With her Best Supporting Actress Oscar for Fences
(2016), Viola Davis became the first black woman to have won a Tony, an Emmy, and an Oscar for acting. Whoopi Goldberg
not only has all three awards; she also has a Grammy (making her one of the few "EGOT" honorees, someone who has won all four awards)--but Goldberg won her Tony Award for producing the Broadway show "Thoroughly Modern Millie" (...
Often plays longsuffering mothers (e.g. Doubt, Antwone Fisher, Get on Up, Fences)