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Viola Davis is not the “black Meryl Streep”. She is the first Viola Davis.

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09/11/1977:  “Burgess Meredith cradles his Emmy which he won for outstanding performance by a supporting actor in a comedy or drama special for his part as Tail Gunner Joe in the Big Event, at the Twenty-Third Annual Emmy Awards 9/11 .”

The only fan page solely dedicated to Burgess Meredith // Lovingly ran by his grandniece in attempt to keep his legacy alive.

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Jessie Graff, 2016 Emmy Awards

Jessica “Jessie” Lauren Graff is a professional stunt woman and athletics-based television personality. Her nickname is “Tumbleweed”. She is a black belt in Tae Kwon Do, a black sash in Kung Fu, and is trained in five other styles of martial arts. She is also a championship pole vaulter and competitive gymnast. 

She has become well known for her athletic achievements on the obstacle course show American Ninja Warrior, including in 2016 becoming the first woman ever to complete Stage One of the Las Vegas Finals course.

Graff started doing stunt work in 1997, and has appeared in several television shows and movies, including X-Men: First Class, Make It or Break It, Another Period, Bridesmaids, Knight and Day, Bad Teacher, John Carter, and Sons of Anarchy. As of 2016 her most recent high profile stunt work has been for the CBS series Supergirl. (X)