‘HTGAWM’ Cast and Crew Serenade Viola Davis with ‘Happy Birthday’ Song
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Emmy award-winning actress Viola Davis was celebrated by her How to Get Away With Murder co-workers for her 51st birthday Thursday.

While on set, the staff broke into song, serenading Davis with an enthusiastic rendition of “Happy Birthday.”

The star posted the festivities on her Instagram, thanking her colleagues for the sentiment.

“I feel the love!!! Thank you everyone for all the birthday wishes.”

I feel the love!!! Thank you everyone for all the birthday wishes. 😘😘😘

A video posted by Viola Davis (@violadavis) on

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Towards the end of the rendition, Davis’ daughter can be seen sharing a bite of Pinkberry frozen yogurt with her, because what’s a birthday celebration without a sweet edge?


Thank you @pinkberryswirl for helping me celebrate my birthday on the #HTGAWM set!

A photo posted by Viola Davis (@violadavis) on

Davis recently shared the story surrounding her birth on her family farm, 51 years ago.

“My mom says that the day I was born, all of my aunts and uncles were in the house; she said everyone was drinking and laughing and having fun,” shared Davis.

Looks like not much has changed – Happy Birthday Viola!


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