Viola Davis Wins Best Supporting Actress Oscar For Fences
As widely predicted, the 51-year-old beat the competition to score her first Academy Award victory, for her performance in Denzel Washington’s stage adaptation. Viola Davis has won the best supporting actress Oscar in Los Angeles for her performance as Rose, the beleaguered wife of Denzel Washington’s former baseball pro, in Fences. Davis, 51, beat Michelle Williams (for Manchester by the Sea), Naomie Harris (for Moonlight), Nicole Kidman (for Lion) and Octavia Spencer (for Hidden Figures) to the award.
By Ronita Das/Movies/theguardian