Viola Davis' Daughter Genesis Had the Most Heartwarming Halloween Costume

The actress won her first Emmy in August, for her role in How to Get Away With Murder

By Corinne Heller Nov 01, 2015 11:03 PMTags
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Viola Davis' little girl wins all the awards for her Halloween costume!

The 50-year-old actress shared on her Instagram page on Saturday a photo of her and husband Julius Tennon's daughter Genesis, 4, wearing a white top and red lipstick and holding up a golden statuette resembling an Oscar.

"So.....the Elsa costume? Didn't work for her. The Pirate? A no go," Davis wrote. "So she finally said, 'I just want to be YOU mommy'! So... uhh....this is ME."

Davis wore a white sleeveless dress and red lipstick when she won her first Emmy in September. She received the honor her role on the show How to Get Away With Murder and made history by becoming the first black woman to win Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series.

Genesis is Davis and her husband's first child together. They adopted her in 2011 when she was a baby. He has two adult children from previous relationships.

Genesis posing with my Emmy Neil Lane jewels. Don't know where she got that pose from. My baby!!!

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In 2012, the actress was nominated for an Oscar for her leading performance in The Help (she lost to Meryl Streep for The Iron Lady). She also received an Academy Award nod for her supporting role in Doubt in 2009 (she lost to Penélope Cruz for Vicky Cristina Barcelona).

Davis has also won two Tony Awards, two individual Screen Actors Guild Awards, a BET Award and a People's Choice Award.

Watch: "HTGAWM" Stars Congratulate Viola Davis on Emmy Win