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Oscar nominees Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer , stars of The Help , discuss the portrayal of African-American issues in the film and address critics who said it was a step backward for black actresses.
Oprah will speak with two actors from the hit film The Help - Viola Davis (two-time Academy Award® nominee and this year's Actress in a Leading Role nominee) and Octavia Spencer (Actress in a Supporting Role nominee) about their
don't get me wrong I would like to. But the fact. That we've come this far. With this movie and about these women. It'll be nice crowning moment to go up on that stage it would be nice crowning moment to go. Alongside Viola Davis .
and intimate conversation with something this year's most fascinating nominees like only Oprah can have. Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer from the together an exclusive interview. And Oscar newcomer Jonah Hill on his journey to the Academy Awards
Viola Davis received a Best Actress Oscar nomination for her starring role in The Help , but at first, Viola says, she had major reservations about playing Aibileen Clark, a black maid living in Mississippi in the '60s.
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When Oscar nominee Viola Davis was just a little girl living in poverty, she says she learned how to dream big from her older sister. Find out how a toilet inspired both women to strive for something better.
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Viola Davis , a Best Actress Oscar nominee, says she went through a horrible midlife crisis after receiving her first Oscar nomination.
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