Viola spoke with ABC News Radio about what it has meant to her playing Annalise Keating.

Who is Viola DavisAhead of final season return of ABCs How To Get Away With Murder, Viola Davis is reflecting on her groundbreaking character, Annalise Keating, and the impact that shes had on Davis career.

When asked to share her thoughts about the shows end and whether she was upset to see it go, or happy to start the next chapter in her career Davis tells ABC Audio that its a bit of both.

You know, Annalise Keating has served me well, Davis says. She has introduced me to the global market.

Davis also explains that Annalise a confident and complex, high-profile criminal defense attorney and law professor helped to show a different type of lead character, one not often portrayed by black women.

And like I said, shes redefined the leading lady, the Oscar winner continues. And shes redefined what it means to be a black woman, especially on TV.

Her husband, Julius Tennon, agrees, telling his wife lovingly, And a woman of a certain you, a beautiful you.

The second half of the final season of How to Get Away with Murder airs tonight at 10 p.m. ET on ABC.

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