Viola Davis Just Became The First Black Woman To Win An Oscar

first_imgAdvertisement Login/Register With: When Viola Davis walked onstage at the 89th Academy Awards on Sunday to accept her award for Best Supporting Actress, she also vaulted herself into one of the most prestigious acting clubs in the [email protected] gives #Oscars acceptance speech: Artists “the only profession that celebrate what it means to live a life” pic.twitter.com/6saH17l0di— ABC News (@ABC) February 27, 2017 Advertisement Facebook LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment center_img With the win for her work in the 2016 film “Fences,” Davis becomes the 23rd person to complete the so-called triple crown of acting, which is the term used to describe actors and actresses who have won at least one competitive acting award at the Oscars, the Emmys and the Tonys. She is the first black woman to do so. Advertisement Twitterlast_img

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