List of Famous people named Viola

Here are some famous Violas:

Viola Davis

First Name Viola
Last Name Davis
Born on August 11, 1965 (age 58)
Height 168 cm | 5'6

Viola Davis is an American actress and producer. Having won an Academy Award, a Primetime Emmy Award, and two Tony Awards, she is the first African-American to achieve the "Triple Crown of Acting". Time magazine named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2012 and 2017. In 2017 she received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In 2020, The New York Times ranked Davis ninth on its list of "The 25 Greatest Actors of the 21st Century".

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Viola Desmond

First Name Viola
Last Name Desmond
Born on July 6, 1914
Died on February 7, 1965 (aged 50)

Viola Irene Desmond was a Canadian civil rights activist and businesswoman of Black Nova Scotian descent. In 1946 she challenged racial segregation at a cinema in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia by refusing to leave a whites-only area of the Roseland Theatre. For this, she was convicted of a minor tax violation for the one-cent tax difference between the seat she had paid for and the seat she used, which was more expensive. Desmond's case is one of the most publicized incidents of racial discrimination in Canadian history and helped start the modern civil rights movement in Canada.

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Viola Canales

First Name Viola
Last Name Canales
Born on April 21, 1957 (age 67)

Viola Canales is an American writer, professor, and former attorney. She has published a short story collection, Orange Candy Slices and Other Secret Tales (2001), and a novel, The Tequila Worm (2005) for which she won the Pura Belpré Award in 2006. She has also written a bilingual collection of poems, The Little Devil and the Rose: Lotería Poems / El diablito y la rosa: Poemas de la lotería (2014).

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Viola Léger

First Name Viola
Last Name Léger
Born on June 29, 1930 (age 93)

Viola Léger, is an American-Canadian actress and former Canadian Senator.

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Viola Amherd

First Name Viola
Last Name Amherd
Born on June 7, 1962 (age 62)

Viola Amherd is a Swiss politician serving as a Member of the Swiss Federal Council since 2019. A member of the Christian Democratic People's Party (CVP/PDC), she is the head of the Federal Department of Defence, Civil Protection and Sport; Amherd is the first woman to serve in that position.

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Viola Brand

First Name Viola
Last Name Brand
Born on June 28, 1994 (age 29)

Viola Brand is a German cyclist specialising in artistic cycling. She has won national and European championships twice each, and the silver medal three times in the World Championships.

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Viola Liuzzo

First Name Viola
Last Name Liuzzo
Born on April 11, 1925
Died on March 25, 1965 (aged 39)

Viola Fauver Liuzzo was an American housewife and civil rights activist. In March 1965, Liuzzo heeded the call of Martin Luther King Jr. and traveled from Detroit, Michigan, to Selma, Alabama, in the wake of the Bloody Sunday attempt at marching across the Edmund Pettus Bridge. Liuzzo participated in the successful Selma to Montgomery marches and helped with coordination and logistics. At the age of 39, while driving back from a trip shuttling fellow activists to the Montgomery airport, she was fatally hit by shots fired from a pursuing car containing Ku Klux Klan (KKK) members Collie Wilkins, William Eaton, Eugene Thomas, and Gary Thomas Rowe, the latter of whom was actually an undercover informant working for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

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Viola Georgina Juliet Thorne

First Name Viola
Last Name Thorne
Born on September 20, 1948 (age 75)
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Viola Geraldine A. Bankes

First Name Viola
Last Name Bankes
Born on January 1, 1900 (age 124)
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Viola von Cramon-Taubadel

First Name Viola
Last Name Cramon-Taubadel
Born on March 23, 1970 (age 54)

Viola von Cramon-Taubadel, often officially referred as simply Viola von Cramon is a German politician of Alliance '90/The Greens who has been a member of the European Parliament since 2019. She previously represented Lower Saxony in the Bundestag, the German federal parliament, from 2009 to 2013.

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