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Viola Davis Receives Her First Oscar After Being Nominated Thrice

Viola Davis finally lands her first Oscar after being nominated for the prestigious Academy Awards thrice in her life.

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Third time certainly went lucky for the celebrated Hollywood actress Viola Davis, who has won an Oscar for the first time in her career with Hollywood film industry after getting nominated thrice.

Viola Davis won the award for the Best Actress in a Supporting Role for the movie Fences directed by talented actor-director Denzel Washington, where she portrayed the character of Rose Maxson, a devoted wife and mother.

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Davis after getting the golden statue in his hand, could not hold her tears as she went all emotional for her first Oscar win. She thanked all her cast and crew of the film and mentioned the director particularly.

"Thank you to the Academy. You know, there's one place that all the people with the greatest potential are gathered. One place and that's the graveyard." Said the actress afrer getting her first Oscar.

"People ask me all the time, what kind of stories do you want to tell, Viola? And I say, exhume those bodies. Exhume those stories. The stories of the people who dreamt big and never saw those dreams to fruition." Viola Davis added.

"People who fell in love and lost. I became an artiste, and thank God I did, because we are the only profession that celebrates what it means to live a life," the actress added further.

After her speech, the host Jimmy Kimmel made a joke saying she now got another nomination at the Emmy for making all of them cry with her Oscar acceptance speech.

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