Viveka Davis (born August 19,1969, California, USA) is an American actress who has starred on television and in films. As a young actress, she was best known for her role in the 1983 NBC TV miniseries V as Polly Maxwell, a role she reprised in the 1984 sequel V: The Final Battle.
Discovered at age 11, by Alan Parker in an inner city school in south central Los Angeles, her career spanning 25 years so far has showcased her dynamic talents for drama, comedy, music and dance, won her praise and got the attention of many of the biggest names in Hollywood. She been hired by luminaries such as Steven Spielberg, Ron Howard, Mike Figgis and John Hughes, and has shared the screen with Tom Hanks, Jack Nicholson and Kevin Costner and James Belushi.
Her first film role was in the 1982 drama film Shoot the Moon, playing the daughter of Albert Finney and Diane Keaton. As a teen, her best-known film role was in the 1987 comedy film Morgan Stewart's Coming Home which she starred with Jon Cryer. Viveka's most recent film she starred in was in the 2001 film On Edge.
Viveka has starred in TV films and miniseries. At sixteen, she starred in dual roles in Disney's 1987 TV film Student Exchange where she again showcased her singing and dancing and acting. In 1995, she "blew the minds of America" when she starred as country singing legend Wynonna Judd in NBC TV miniseries Naomi & Wynonna: Love Can Build a Bridge.
|1982||Shoot the Moon||Jill Dunlap|
|1982||Knots Landing||Cricket||TV Series|
|1983||V||Polly Maxwell||TV Movie|
|1984||V (The Final Battle)||Polly Maxwell||TV miniseries|
|1985||Not My Kid||Susan Bower||TV Movie|
|1987||Morgan Stewart's Coming Home||Emily Casella||TV movie|
|Student Exchange||Carole Whitcomb/Simone Soiret||TV movie|
|1990||The End of Innocence||Honey|
|1991||Good Sports||Risa Braun||TV series|
|1992||Man Trouble||June Huff|
|I Can Make You Love Me||Mary Ann||TV movie|
|A Dangerous Woman||Mercy|
|1995||Naomi & Wynonna: Love Can Build a Bridge||Wynonna Judd|
|1999||My Last Love||Kate||TV Movie|
|Message in a Bottle||Alva|
|Lost in the Pershing Point Hotel||Debutante #1|
|Cast Away||Pilot Gwen|
|2001||On Edge||Patsy Cain|