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TriviaWon the 2001 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for the August Wilson play "King Hedley II" which featured Brian Stokes Mitchell, Leslie Uggams, and theatre veteran Charles Brown. Won Broadway's 2001 Tony Award as Best Actress (Featured Role - Play) for August Wilson's "King Hedley II." She had previously been nominated in the same category in 1996 for another Wilson play, "Seven Guitars." She is the daughter of Mary and Dan Davis. Dan was a horse-groomer for the Narrangasett and Lincoln Downs racetracks in Rhode Island. Grew up in Central Falls, Rhode Island, to which she moved when she was two months old.
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