Watch Meryl Streep Honor Emotional Viola Davis at Hollywood Walk of Fame Ceremony

News   Watch Meryl Streep Honor Emotional Viola Davis at Hollywood Walk of Fame Ceremony
 
Davis is the first actor to receive a star in 2017.

Two-time Tony winner Viola Davis, who can currently be seen opposite Denzel Washington in the film version of August Wilson's Fences, was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame January 5, according to EW.com.

Meryl Streep, who co-starred with Davis in the film version of Doubt, spoke at the ceremony, the first of 2017. The multiple Oscar winner said, “Viola Davis is possessed. She’s possessed of a blazing, incandescent talent. She is, arguably, the most immediate, responsive artist I have ever worked with.”

An emotional Davis, who won her Tonys for her performances in Fences and King Hedley II, said, “I cannot believe my life right now.”

Watch the complete ceremony above.

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