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Meryl Streep Presents Fences' Viola Davis with the First Hollywood Walk of Fame Star of 2017

You know the stars are aligned when Meryl Streep and Viola Davis are hanging out.

Meryl Streep & Viola Davis

























Meryl Streep & Viola Davis
(Photo: Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images)

Two acting icons united on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on January 5. Oscar winner, Broadway alum and certified goddess Meryl Streep presented Tony winner, Oscar nominee and Fences star (and also certified goddess) Viola Davis with the first star of the new year. Davis' performance in the Denzel Washington-helmed screen adaptation of Fences has generated a bunch of Oscar buzz, and she's already won a Critics' Choice Award and received Golden Globe and SAG nods. Nominations for the Academy Awards will be announced on January 24, and a win would mark Davis' first Oscar.

Click here for the full article published on by Lindsey Sullivan on January 5, 2017.