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Viola Davis (b. August 11, 1965) is an American actress and producer who portrayed Amanda Waller in the DC Extended Universe, beginning with Suicide Squad and ending with Black Adam, and will portray another version of Waller in the new DC Universe, beginning with Creature Commandos.

Pictured: Davis as Amanda Waller from the Peacemaker episode "It's Cow or Never"

Professional History

Viola Davis is an award-winning American actress and producer known for her emotionally intense performances in comedy and drama films and television. Among her most well known roles are as Mrs. Miller in Doubt, Aibileen Clark in The Help, Annalise Keating on How to Get Away with Murder, and Ma Rainey in Ma Rainey's Black Bottom.

In 2016, Davis came to DC Studios to portray Amanda Waller in the DC Extended Universe film Suicide Squad, later reprising the role in The Suicide Squad, Peacemaker, and Black Adam. Davis is set to return as a new iteration of Waller in the new DC Universe in Creature Commandos and Waller, the latter of which she is producing.

Work History

Acting Credits

Suicide Squad August 5, 2016 Amanda Waller
The Suicide Squad August 5, 2021 Amanda Waller
Peacemaker 2022- Amanda Waller
     "A Whole New Whirled" January 13, 2022 Amanda Waller
     "It's Cow or Never" February 17, 2022 Amanda Waller
Black Adam October 21, 2022 Amanda Waller

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