Octavia Spencer

Insightful problem-solver who recognized issues.

Octavia Spencer
Age53
Full NameOctavia Lenora Spencer
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Biography

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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Nope! Octavia Spencer's journey from humble beginnings to the top of their field is a true inspiration. They are a self-starter who always took the initiative to make things happen and never let anything stand in their way, including their background.

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Awards
2

  • 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

Media
139

  • SmartLess
  • The Minor Accomplishments of Jackie Woodman
  • Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race
  • Green Book
  • Hidden Figures: It All Adds Up - The Making of Hidden Figures
  • The Help
  • Zootopia
  • Red Band Society
  • Faux Baby
  • Being John Malkovich
  • Hidden Figures
  • Seven Pounds
  • Gifted
  • Titus
  • Halfway Home
  • Fruitvale Station
  • Break a Hip
  • Worst Week
  • A Time to Kill
  • Spider-Man
  • Right to Try
  • Onward
  • Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker
  • Instant Family
  • Black-ish
  • Coach Carter
  • Mom
  • The Shape of Water
  • Raising the Bar
  • The Oscars
  • The 84th Annual Academy Awards
  • Bad Santa
  • Truth Be Told
  • The Chronicle
  • Snowpiercer
  • Fathers & Daughters
  • The Captain
  • Wizards of Waverly Place
  • Get on Up
  • Call Me Crazy: A Five Film
  • Blues for Willadean
  • The Oscars
  • Ugly Betty
  • The Unforgiving Minute
  • The Soloist
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