12/16/2011 12:45 pm ET

Viola Davis, Sandra Bullock: Kids To Start Dating?

Since adopting daughter Genesis in October, first-time mom Viola Davis is reveling in every moment of her most important and life-changing role yet.

"Becoming a mother has opened up my whole life and given me a whole new purpose," Davis, 46, told PEOPLE at Thursday's premiere of her new film Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close in New York.

"I feel like a star at home only because she loves me so much. I mean, it's a red carpet everyday. It's wonderful!"

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