How old was Viola Davis in her first movie: The Substance of Fire?

Viola Davis was 30 in The Substance of Fire when she played the character 'Nurse'.

That was over 27 years ago in 1996.

This was her first recorded movie acting credit (although may not technically be her first actual acting role).

Today she is 58, and has starred in 72 movies in total, 66 of those since The Substance of Fire was released.

How old do you think she looks in the movie?

In The Substance of Fire, I think Viola Davis looks:

Did you know?

  • Director Daniel J. Sullivan has worked with Viola Davis just once in her career.
  • Viola Davis' first movie was as 'Nurse' in The Substance of Fire, released in 1996 when she was 30
  • The Substance of Fire scores 6.3 out of 10 on TMDB.

Viola Davis' other movies