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Viola Davis Sold Her LA House — and It's Not What You'd Expect

Aly Walansky is a freelance writer and editor based in New York City. She lives with her two Shorkie-Tzus, Scarlette and Max, and a display of pink polka-dot-themed home decor -- not to mention a selection of flavored vodka. Check out he...

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Viola Davis' LA home

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The triple-threat actress, writer and producer sold her Los Angeles home for $1.15 million — check out the photos and you'll see a surprisingly modest space for such a major star.

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Yes, the pool features a waterfall, lights and flagstone seating. Yours doesn't?

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The beautiful, welcoming foyer features a curved staircase.

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The kitchen is a home chef's dream, filled with stainless steel appliances. There's a  center work island that separates the kitchen from a breakfast area.

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You may not stop twice to look at the outwardly beige stucco residence that comes in just under 4,000 square feet, but once you go inside, accents like this crystal chandelier remind you a star lives within.

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Perfect for entertaining, the family room has a wet bar and fireplace, and there's also a formal living room with double-height ceilings.

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The double-height foyer has a curved staircase with dark wood steps and a raised ceiling and huge windows.

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Another bedroom, great for guests or family.

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We're obsessed with this jetted tub and tiled shower. 

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This is the master suite, which boasts a double-sided fireplace and separate sitting room with tons of closet space.

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