Viola Davis Becomes First Black Woman to Win Oscar, Emmy, and Tony For Acting (PHOTOS)

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Viola Davis Becomes First Black Woman to Win Oscar, Emmy, and Tony For Acting (PHOTOS)

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Viola Davis Becomes First Black Woman to Win Oscar, Emmy, and Tony For Acting (PHOTOS)

Anyone else still crying from Viola Davis's Oscars 2017 acceptance speech? Yea, same here.

The Fences actress not only won an award for Best Supporting Actress during the 89th Academy Awards tonight, but the moment also made her the first black woman to win an Emmy, Oscar, and Tony for acting.

Click through the photos to see Viola accepting each award through the years!

Viola Davis Becomes First Black Woman to Win Oscar, Emmy, and Tony For Acting (PHOTOS)
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In 2001, the actress won a Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for her role as Tonya in 'King Hedley II.'

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In 2001, the actress won a Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for her role as Tonya in 'King Hedley II.'

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Nine years later, she snagged another Tony for Best Actress in a Play for her role as Rose Maxson in the play 'Fences.'

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Nine years later, she snagged another Tony for Best Actress in a Play for her role as Rose Maxson in the play 'Fences.'

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She continued to be wildly successful, taking home an Emmy in 2015 for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for 'How to Get Away With Murder.'

She continued to be wildly successful, taking home an Emmy in 2015 for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for 'How to Get Away With Murder.'

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And now Viola is in the triple crown club, accepting her 2017 Oscar for Best Supporting Actress in 'Fences.'

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And now Viola is in the triple crown club, accepting her 2017 Oscar for Best Supporting Actress in 'Fences.'

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She's the 23rd person to have won an Emmy, Oscar, and Tony award.

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She's the 23rd person to have won an Emmy, Oscar, and Tony award.

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The 51-year-old is the first black woman to be part of that exclusive group solely for acting.

The 51-year-old is the first black woman to be part of that exclusive group solely for acting.

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Whoopi Goldberg also won all three awards, with her Tony coming from producing the Broadway musical 'Thoroughly Modern Millie.'

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Whoopi Goldberg also won all three awards, with her Tony coming from producing the Broadway musical 'Thoroughly Modern Millie.'

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Viola had everyone in the audience crying during her acceptance speech.

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Viola had everyone in the audience crying during her acceptance speech.

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"I became an artist, and thank God I did, because we are the only profession that celebrates what it means to live life," she said.

"I became an artist, and thank God I did, because we are the only profession that celebrates what it means to live life," she said.

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We think we speak for everyone when we say, we couldn't be more proud!

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We think we speak for everyone when we say, we couldn't be more proud!

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Anyone else still crying from Viola Davis's Oscars 2017 acceptance speech? Yea, same here.

The Fences actress not only won an award for Best Supporting Actress during the 89th Academy Awards tonight, but the moment also made her the first black woman to win an Emmy, Oscar, and Tony for acting.

Click through the photos to see Viola accepting each award through the years!