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Octavia Spencer

Television Actress / Film Actress / Actress / Voice Actress | * 05/25/1972 (47) | Montgomery, Alabama, USA
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Octavia Lenora Spencer (born May 25, 1972) is an American actress, author, and producer. She is the recipient of several accolades, including an Academy Award, and a Golden Globe Award. She is one of two black actresses to have received three Academy Award nominations, the first black actress to receive two consecutive Academy Award nominations in back-to-back years, and the first black actress to receive an Academy Award nomination after previously winning. Spencer Made her film debut in the 1996 drama A Time to Kill. Following a decade of brief roles in film and television, her breakthrough came in 2011, when she played a Maid in 1960s America in The Help, for which she won several awards, including the Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, and BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actress. For her performance in Ryan Coogler's biographical drama Fruitvale S..."> ()
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Octavia Spencer (born 25 May 1972) is an American actress.

Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Crime

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Awards & Nominations for Octavia Spencer

Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Academy Awards Golden Globe Award British Academy of Film and Television Arts Screen Actors Guild Award 3x Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress

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Movies with Octavia Spencer as Actress(83)

as Dab-Dab (voice)2020 Dolittle
as Manticore (voice)2020 Onward
as Sue Ann2019 Ma
as Harriet Wilson2019 Luce
as Narrator (voice)2018 The Goldbergs: 1990-Something
as Kelly Banks2018 Small Town Crime
as Karen2018 Instant Family
as Judy2018 A Kid Like Jake
as Zelda Fuller2017 The Shape of Water
as Mrs. Barrett2017 Car Dogs
as Roberta Taylor2017 Gifted
as Papa / Elouisa2017 The Shack
as Johanna Reyes2016 Allegiant
as Mrs. Otterton (voice)2016 Zootopia
as Opal2016 Bad Santa 2
as Linda Workman2016 The Free World
as Dorothy Vaughn2016 Hidden Figures
as Dr. Corman2015 Fathers and Daughters
as Miss Harris2015 The Great Gilly Hopkins
as Johanna Reyes2015 Insurgent
as Aunt Honey2014 Get on Up
as Rowena Jeffers2014 Black or White
as Angel Angelique2013 Jesus People
as Loray2013 Paradise
as Tanya2013 Snowpiercer
as Nurse Keller2013 Lost on Purpose
as Martha (voice)2013 Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters
as Wanda2013 Fruitvale Station
as LeSonia Robinson2012 Blues for Willadean
as Jenny2012 Smashed
as Minny Jackson2011 The Help
as Madge Wiggins2011 Flypaper
as Rhonda Dooley2010 Small Town Saturday Night
as Alison2010 Peep World
as Madame Nora2010 Dinner for Schmucks
as Bank Co-Worker2009 Drag Me to Hell
as Nurse Daniels2009 Halloween II
as Mary2009 Pretty Ugly People
as Detention Teacher2009 Just Peck
as Troubled Woman2009 The Soloist
as Rochelle2009 Herpes Boy
as Mrs. Hambrick2009 Love at First Hiccup
as Nurse2008 The Spleenectomy
as Kate the Home Health Care Nurse2008 Seven Pounds
as Streetwalker2007 The Nines
as Landlady2006 Pulse
as Woman2005 Pretty Persuasion
as Mrs. Battle2005 Coach Carter
as Big Customer2005 Beauty Shop
as Stylist2004 Breakin' All the Rules
as Unemployment Clerk2003 Sol Goode
as Neighbor in Alley2003 S.W.A.T.
as Opal2003 Bad Santa
as Waitress2002 Little John
as Nurse #22002 The Sky is Falling
as Check-In Girl2002 Spider-Man
as Black Belly2001 The Journeyman
as Waitress2000 Four Dogs Playing Poker
as Baby Nurse2000 What Planet Are You From?
as Agnes Large2000 American Virgin
as Twila2000 Big Momma's House
as Elegant Guest2000 Missing Pieces
as Woman in Elevator1999 Being John Malkovich
as Evelyn1999 Lansky
as Cynthia1999 Never Been Kissed
as Wanda1999 Sparkler
as Shawna1999 Blue Streak
as Nativity Watson1997 The Sixth Man
as Roark's Nurse1996 A Time to Kill

TV Shows/Series with Octavia Spencer as Actress(32)

as Poppy Parnell2019 Truth Be Told
as Nurse Jackson2014 Red Band Society
as herself2014 black-ish
as Harriet Tubman2013 Drunk History
as Felicia (voice)2013 The Goldbergs
as Regina2013 Mom
as Dr. Evilini2007 Wizards of Waverly Place
2007 Cavemen
2005 Medium
2004 CSI: NY
2004 LAX
as Ruby Rydell2001 The Chronicle
2000 Titus
1999 Roswell
1998 Becker
1996 Moesha
1994 ER
as Herself - Host1975 Saturday Night Live

Movies with Octavia Spencer as Crew(4)

Production/Executive Producer2019 Ma
Production/Executive Producer2018 Small Town Crime
Production/Executive Producer2018 Green Book
Production/Co-Executive Producer2013 Fruitvale Station

TV Shows/Series with Octavia Spencer as Crew(1)

Production/Executive Producer2019 Truth Be Told

Additional Information

Official websites:
Full Name: Oktawia Spencer
Born: Thursday, 05/25 1972 (May) in Montgomery (current age: 47 years + 117 days)
Zodiac sign: Gemini (Chinese zodiac sign: Rat)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Auburn University
Other names for Octavia Spencer (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Octavia L. Spencer"
"Octavia Spenser"
"Октавія Спенсер"
"Октавія Ленора Спенсер"
Octavia Spencer frequently works together with these people:
Chuck Lorre (11x, Crew)
Eddie Gorodetsky (11x, Crew)
Tate Taylor (9x, Crew)
Eriska Rein (9x, Cast)
Fredric Lehne (8x, Actor)
Tara Hernandez (8x, Crew)
Steve Holland (8x, Crew)
Maria Ferrari (8x, Crew)
Amanda Tepe (8x, Actress)
Yusuf Kakar (7x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:705, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 09/11/2019