How tall is Viola Davis?
Wondering, how tall is Viola Davis? This actress stands at 5 feet 6 inches (168 cm). Viola Davis height is average for a female.
Viola Davis was born on August 11, 1965, Saint Matthews, South Carolina, USA. Her father is Dan Davis who worked as a horse groomer and trainer. Her mother is Mary Alice (Logan), a maid and factory worker, was also a civil rights activist.
Davis made her screen debut with a small role as a nurse in 1996’s The Substance of Fire (1996). Guest spots followed in various TV shows and films, and in 2000 she won the role of Nurse Lynnette Peeler in City of Angels (2000). In 2001, Davis appeared on Broadway in the play, ‘King Hedley II’, for which she was awarded a Tony for Best Featured Actress in a Play. Davis has worked with Steven Soderbergh on three projects – Traffic (2000), Solaris (2002) and Syriana (2005). Other projects include Far from Heaven (2002), Antwone Fisher (2002) and Disturbia (2007). In 2008, she played Mrs. Miller in Doubt (2008), for which she was nominated for a Best Supporting Actress Oscar. In 2011, she won critical acclaim for her starring role as Aibileen Clark in the box-office hit The Help (2011).
Still just interested in, how tall is Viola Davis? She is 5’6″ tall or (168 cm).
Viola Davis Height Comparison
Here is Viola Davis with Meryl Streep who is 5 feet 5 inches (165 cm). As we can see, Viola is only 1 inch taller than Meryl.