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Octavia Spencer

Spencer is a native of Montgomery, Alabama, which she claims is the proverbial buckle of the Bible belt. She's the sixth of seven siblings and holds a BS in Liberal Arts from Auburn University. A "closet" lover of acting, this practical Alabamian knew that she'd someday work in the film industry, but never dreamed it would be in front of the ...

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May 25, 1970 In Montgomery, Alabama, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Oprah's Oscar Special
Latest Project:
Movie Family Practice 2016-03-06

Won 1 Oscar. Another 26 wins & 27 nominations.

Known For
Poster of The Help
Poster of Being John Malkovich
Poster of Snowpiercer
Poster of Fruitvale Station
Movie Car Dogs Unknown 2016
Movie The Shack Unknown 2016
Movie The Free World Unknown 2016
Movie Family Practice Helen Overby 2016-03-06
Series Standoff Unknown 2016-01-26
Movie Gifted Unknown 2016
Movie Zootopia Mrs. Otterton 2016-03-04
Series The Meredith Vieira Show Unknown 2016-03-05
Movie The Great Gilly Hopkins Miss Harris 2016-02-19
Series Halfway Home Serenity Johnson 2016-03-05
Series IMDb: What to Watch Unknown 2016-03-05
Series Break a Hip Unknown 2015
Movie Fathers and Daughters Unknown 2015
Movie Selma: The Bridge to the Ballot Unknown 2015
Movie Insurgent: The Peter Hayes Story Unknown 2015
Movie The 46th Annual NAACP Image Awards Unknown 2015
Movie Shades of Gray: Making Black or White Unknown 2015
Movie Insurgent Unknown 2015-03-20
Movie Black or White Rowena Jeffers 2015-01-30
Movie The Oscars Unknown 2015-02-22
Series Late Night with Seth Meyers Unknown 2014
Series The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 2014-08-25
Movie The 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards Unknown 2014
Series Días de cine Unknown 2014
Movie Get on Up Unknown 2014-08-01
Series Red Band Society Nurse Jackson 2014-09-17
Movie Lost on Purpose Nurse Keller 2013-04-06
Movie The Oscars Unknown 2013
Movie Paradise Loray 2013-10-18
Series Mom Unknown 2013-09-23
Movie Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters Unknown 2013-08-07
Series Live with Kelly and Michael Unknown 2013
Series Drunk History Unknown 2013-07-09
Movie Letters to Jackie: Remembering President Kennedy Unknown 2013
Movie 18th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards Unknown 2013
Movie Call Me Crazy: A Five Film Dr. Nance 2013-04-20
Series The Queen Latifah Show Unknown 2013-09-16
Series The Hollywood Reporter Roundtables Unknown 2013-12-22
Movie Fruitvale Station Unknown 2013
Movie Snowpiercer Unknown 2013
Movie Oprah's Oscar Special Unknown 2012
Series Movie Talk with Peter Bart Unknown 2012
Movie The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 2012-01-15
Movie 43rd NAACP Image Awards Unknown 2012
Movie 17th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards Unknown 2012-01-12
Movie The Orange British Academy Film Awards Unknown 2012
Movie The 84th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 2012
Movie The Perfect Fit Unknown 2012
Movie Blues for Willadean Unknown 2012
Movie 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 2012-01-29
Movie Rising Sun Unknown 2012
Movie 2012 Writers Guild Awards Unknown 2012-02-19
Movie Smashed Unknown 2012-12-14
Movie Girls! Girls! Girls! Unknown 2011
Series The Big Picture Unknown 2011-03-29
Series Good Day L.A. Unknown 2011
Movie The Biggest Schmucks in the World Unknown 2011
Movie The Help Minny Jackson 2011-08-10
Series Janela Indiscreta Unknown 2011
Series Hawthorne Unknown 2011
Movie Flypaper Unknown 2011
Movie Dinner for Schmucks Unknown 2010
Movie Small Town Saturday Night Unknown 2010
Movie The Unforgiving Minute Unknown 2010
Movie Peep World Unknown 2010
Series The Talk Unknown 2010-10-18
Series Conan Unknown 2010-11-08
Movie Jesus People: The Movie Unknown 2009
Series Dollhouse Unknown 2009-02-13
Movie Halloween II Nurse Daniels 2009-08-28
Movie Drag Me to Hell Unknown 2009-05-29
Movie Just Peck Unknown 2009
Movie The Soloist Unknown 2009
Movie Love at First Hiccup Unknown 2009
Movie Herpes Boy Unknown 2009
Series Wizards of Waverly Place Unknown 2008
Movie Next of Kin Unknown 2008
Movie Pretty Ugly People Unknown 2008
Series Raising the Bar Unknown 2008
Movie Seven Pounds Unknown 2008
Movie The Spleenectomy Unknown 2008
Series Faux Baby Unknown 2008
Series Worst Week Unknown 2008-09-22
Movie The Captain Unknown 2008
Series The Big Bang Theory Unknown 2007-09-24
Series Chelsea Lately Unknown 2007-07-01
Series Cinemassacre's Monster Madness Unknown 2007-10-01
Series The Minor Accomplishments of Jackie Woodman Unknown 2007
Movie The Nines Unknown 2007-11-30
Movie The Room Herself 2006-07-28
Series Ugly Betty Unknown 2006-09-28
Movie Pulse Landlady 2006-08-11
Series 30 Rock Unknown 2006-10-11
Movie Coach Carter Unknown 2005
Movie Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous Unknown 2005
Series The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Unknown 2005-01-03
Series Medium Unknown 2005-01-03
Movie Wannabe Unknown 2005
Movie Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing & Charm School Unknown 2005
Movie Pretty Persuasion Unknown 2005
Movie Beauty Shop Unknown 2005
Series Made in Hollywood Unknown 2005-09-30
Series American Dad! Unknown 2005-02-06
Series LAX Flight Attendant 2004-09-06
Movie Win a Date with Tad Hamilton! Janine 2004-01-23
Series Tavis Smiley Unknown 2004-01-05
Movie Breakin' All the Rules Unknown 2004
Series CSI: NY Unknown 2004-09-22
Series Huff Unknown 2004-11-07
Movie Chicken Party Unknown 2003
Series Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Movie Bad Santa Unknown 2003
Movie Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde Unknown 2003-07-02
Movie S.W.A.T. Unknown 2003-08-08
Movie Sol Goode Unknown 2003-03-11
Series Presidio Med Unknown 2002-09-24
Movie Spider-Man Unknown 2002
Movie Little John Unknown 2002-05-05
Series The Chronicle Unknown 2001
Series Grounded for Life Unknown 2001-01-10
Movie The Journeyman Unknown 2001-03-10
Movie Follow the Stars Home Hildy 2001-05-06
Movie The Sky Is Falling Unknown 2001
Series Titus Unknown 2000
Movie Auto Motives Rhonda 2000-03-05
Series City of Angels Unknown 2000-01-16
Series Malcolm in the Middle Unknown 2000-01-09
Movie Missing Pieces Unknown 2000
Series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Unknown 2000-10-06
Movie Big Momma's House Twila 2000-06-02
Movie Four Dogs Playing Poker Unknown 2000
Movie What Planet Are You From? Unknown 2000
Movie Everything Put Together Unknown 2000
Movie Blue Streak Unknown 1999
Movie Lansky Unknown 1999
Movie Never Been Kissed Unknown 1999
Series Dharma & Greg Unknown 1999
Series Roswell Unknown 1999-10-06
Movie Being John Malkovich Unknown 1999-12-03
Movie Live Virgin Unknown 1999
Series Chicken Soup for the Soul Unknown 1999-08-24
Movie Sparkler Wanda 1999-03-19
Series Brimstone Unknown 1998-10-23
Series To Have & to Hold Unknown 1998
Movie Making Sandwiches Unknown 1998
Series L.A. Doctors Unknown 1998-09-21
Series Fox and Friends Unknown 1998-02-01
Series Becker Unknown 1998-11-02
Series Just Shoot Me! Unknown 1997-03-04
Series 413 Hope St. Unknown 1997-09-11
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie The Sixth Man Unknown 1997
Series Moesha Unknown 1996-01-23
Movie A Time to Kill Unknown 1996-07-24
Movie Tom and Huck Unknown 1995
Movie The Grass Harp Unknown 1995
Series ER Unknown 1994-09-19
Series Chicago Hope Unknown 1994-09-18
Series Extra Unknown 1994-09-05
Series NYPD Blue Unknown 1993-09-21
Series The X-Files Unknown 1993-09-10
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Series Entertainment Tonight Unknown 1981-09-14
Series Good Morning America Unknown 1975-01-06
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14