(born August 11, 1965) is an American actress. Davis is known primarily as a stage actress, and won a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play and a Drama Desk Award for her role in King Hedley II (2001). She won a second Drama Desk Award for Intimate Apparel (2004).
Her films include Traffic (2000), Antwone Fisher (2002), and Solaris (2002). Her performance in Doubt  brought widespread recognition and she was nominated for several awards, including an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture.