Though Davis had only one scene in the film, She is the second African-American woman to win the award, after Phylicia Rashad. Minerva in It's Kind of a Funny Story (2010), a coming-of-age film written and directed by Anna Boden with Ryan Fleck, adapted from the 2006 novel by Ned Vizzini.
Sara Diaz (Catalina Sandino Moreno) is a single mother with two kids, son David (Jaden Michael) and daughter Tia (Bryce Lorenzo a girl named Bryce? When David comes to school with bruises that indicate his mom may have abused him, the school calls New York's Child Protective Services department, who immediately take both David and Tia away from Sara and schedule her for a hearing in family court either to set conditions for their return or remove them permanently.Harriet is a retired businesswoman who tries to control everything around her.When she decides to write her own obituary, a young journalist takes up the task of finding out the truth resulting in a life-altering friendship. See full summary » Two nights ago I watched an especially compelling movie on Lifetime: "Custody," which they identified as a "Premiere" (not a "World Premiere"!The couple has one daughter, Genesis, whom they adopted in 2011, and Davis is stepmother to Tennon's two sons from previous relationships.In 2011's "The Help," Davis played Abileen Clark, a pivotal character the hit movie that followed black housemaids in Mississippi during the 1960s -- when segregation laws were still in effect.Taking her friend's advice, Davis added, "I said I wanted a big black man from the South who looked like a football player, who already had children, who maybe had been married before Three and a half weeks later, I met my husband." PHOTOS: Stars and their soulmates The pair shared a scene on the television show . Holly, and I was Nurse Lannett," Davis told Us Weekly. Tennon certainly agrees, telling Us, "She's the sweetest woman. and I hated it and he said, ' I'll show you around Los Angeles.I was a single father with two children for 17 years, and my wife is doing an amazing job." PHOTOS: Hollywood's most romantic couples, past and present Motherhood is more fulfilling than Davis ever imagined. "My whole purpose in life has changed now, and that's really hard for an actor. After graduating from the Juilliard School in 1993, Davis began her career on stage and won an Obie Award in 1999 for her performance as Ruby Mc Collum in Everybody's Ruby. 11, the 47-year-old actress revealed how the actor and former college football player came into her life. I'll show you around the Santa Monica pier." PHOTOS: Costar couples The couple will celebrate their tenth wedding anniversary on June 23."I was the loneliest woman in the world, and someone said, ' You should just pray for a husband," Davis told 's Page Six of life as a single woman in the early 2000s. "We've been together thirteen years, and from the first day, it was magic," Davis gushed.She also gave brief performances in the films Kate & Leopold and Antwone Fisher.Her television work includes a recurring role in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, starring roles in two short-lived series, Traveler and Century City, and a special guest appearance in a Law & Order: Criminal Intent episode entitled "Badge". Miller in the film adaptation to the Broadway play Doubt, with Meryl Streep, Philip Seymour Hoffman, and Amy Adams.Davis appeared in numerous films, including three films directed by Steven Soderbergh – Out of Sight, Solaris and Traffic, as well as Syriana, which Soderbergh produced.