One other award for Viola Davis: Harvard 'Artist of the Yr' - NBC12 - WWBT -

One other award for Viola Davis: Harvard ‘Artist of the Yr’ – NBC12 – WWBT




(Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2017 file photo, Viola Davis poses in the press room at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Davis will be presented with the Harvard Foundation 2017 Artist of the Year Awa...(Picture by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File). FILE – On this Feb. 26, 2017 file picture, Viola Davis poses within the press room on the Oscars on the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Davis can be offered with the Harvard Basis 2017 Artist of the Yr Awa…

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) – Recent from her greatest supporting actress Oscar win for her function in “Fences,” Viola Davis is ready to obtain the Harvard Basis 2017 Artist of the Yr Award.

Davis will settle for her arts medal at a ceremony Saturday at Harvard’s Cultural Rhythms Competition.

Along with the Oscar, Davis acquired the Critics’ Alternative, Golden Globe, Display screen Actors Guild, and British Academy of Movies and Tv Arts awards for her portrayal of Rose Maxson within the movie adaptation of “Fences,” an August Wilson play.

Davis co-starred within the play’s 2010 Broadway revival with Denzel Washington. Her efficiency within the play earned her a Tony award.

Davis at the moment stars within the tv present, “Easy methods to Get Away with Homicide.”

Earlier winners embody Quincy Jones, Andy Garcia, Matt Damon, Salma Hayek and Shakira.

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