That was over 10 years ago in 2011.
Today she is 55, and has starred in 51 movies in total, 20 since The Help was released.
In The Help, I think Viola Davis looks:
The Help scores 8 out of 10 on The Movie Database.
Viola Davis' first acting role was as 'Nurse' in The Substance of Fire, released in 1997 when she was 31.