Seven Guitars. Drama.
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5' 5" (1.65 m)
Logan, Mary Alice
| Davis, Dan
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[on television roles for women] I look at them sometimes and don't recognize them. They're watered-down femininity. Like when your mom told you to make sure when you sat down to keep your legs closed, or not mess up your hair, it's the famous saying: "The well-behaved woman seldom makes history". And it's very true. But in our lives we are bold, we are messy, we are psychotic at times, and then ...
As of 2021, she is the most nominated black actress in Academy Awards' history, with 4 nominations. She was nominated for Best Supporting Actress in Doubt
(2008), Best Leading Actress in The Help
(2011), Best Supporting Actress in Fences
(2016) and Best Actress in Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
(2020). She has won for Fences
Often plays longsuffering mothers (e.g. Doubt, Antwone Fisher, Get on Up, Fences)