Viola Davis wins the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Fences opposite Denzel Washington...
Viola Davis: "Thank God I [became an artist]…only profession that celebrates what it means to live a life." https://t.co/KUORl4hEYz #Oscars pic.twitter.com/lrtdhaJxij— ABC News (@ABC) February 27, 2017
This is Viola's first win after two nominations. She has already won a Tony and an Emmy and just needs a Grammy to for the EGOT.
Fun Fact: Whoopi Goldberg is the only Black actress with an EGOT. James Earl Jones and Harry Belafonte are also EGOT winners.