Viola Davis: Actress

Viola Davis: Actress

by Kathy Furgang


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When Viola Davis was two years old, her mother was arrested for participating in a protest for civil rights Growing up in a poor black family. Viola witnessed many injustices that shaped who and what she would become. When she decided on a career as an actor, she was drawn to roles that depicted the struggles of women and African Americans. Viola has conquered stage, film, and television with her powerful roles that often shine a spotlight on issues that are close to her. With colorful photos and fun facts, this fascinating biography portrays the inspiring life and career of an award-winning actress and activist.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780766097193
Publisher: Enslow Publishing
Publication date: 08/15/2018
Series: Enslow Junior Biographies Series
Pages: 24
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)
Age Range: 7 - 10 Years

Table of Contents

Words to Know 2

Chapter 1 A Young Life 5

Chapter 2 Becoming an Actor 8

Chapter 3 Award Winner 13

Chapter 4 A Future in Hollywood 18

Timeline 22

Learn More 23

Index 24

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