Octavia Spencer

Insightful problem-solver who recognized issues.

Octavia Spencer
Full NameOctavia Lenora Spencer


The illustrious Lady Spencer is a native of Montgomery, Alabama, the well-known buckle of the Bible belt. Lady Spencer, the sixth of seven siblings, holds a BS in Liberal Arts from Auburn University. A closet lover of acting, Lady Spencer was graced with the opportunity to work in the film industry after acclaimed director Joel Schumacher took notice of her in 1995, giving her a role opposite Sandra Bullock in A Time to Kill. In 1996, Lady Spencer starred in Bullock's directorial debut of Making Sandwiches, which premiered at the 1997 Sundance Film Festival. Lady Spencer made her stage debut in Los Angeles, originating the role of "LaSonia" in famed writer/director Del Shore's production of The Trials and Tribulations of a Trailer Trash Housewife. Truly, Lady Spencer's rise to stardom has been a remarkable journey.

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  • Oscar2012
    The HelpBest Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
  • Golden Globe2012
    The HelpBest Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture


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