Viola Davis’ role as Rose Maxson in Fences has cemented her legendary status. On Sunday, Davis took home the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her performance, making her the first African American to win an Oscar, an Emmy, and a Tony in a competitive acting category. Davis is the 23rd person overall to claim the triple crown of acting awards. She joins…

via Viola Davis becomes first black actress to win an Oscar, Emmy, and Tony — Consequence of Sound

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