Feb 6, 2023

The Hidden Truth in Viola Davis’ Family Tree

On Finding Your Roots, Viola Davis and Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. dive into her family’s past, and with the help of DNA and local records, discover a surprising secret her grandfather kept to himself. 

Viola Davis is a critically-revered, award-winning actress, producer, and New York Times Best-Selling Author. She is the first black actress to win two Tony Awards (“Fences” & “King Hedley II”), an Oscar (“Fences”) and an Emmy (“How to Get Away with Murder”). Davis also won a Grammy in 2023 for Best Audio Book, Narration & Storytelling Recording.

You can watch the interview in a YouTube video at:

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