Octavia Spencer

Born May 25, 1972

Octavia Lenora Spencer is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Minny, the outspoken maid in the 2011 film, The Help, for which she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, among other accolades including the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress, BAFTA for Best Supporting Actress, and Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role.… Read More

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1970 Birth Born in 1970.


2003 33 Years Old In 2003, she made her stage debut in Los Angeles, in Del Shores' award-winning play, The Trials and Tribulations of a Trailer Trash Housewife, starring opposite veteran actress Beth Grant. … Read More
2008 38 Years Old In 2008, Spencer's brief appearance in Seven Pounds as Kate, Rosario Dawson's home care nurse, garnered her high praise and media attention. … Read More


2010 40 Years Old In August 2010, Spencer joined Viola Davis, Emma Stone and Bryce Dallas Howard in DreamWorks' production of The Help, in which she played the feisty and unflappable domestic Minny Jackson. … Read More
2012 42 Years Old 1 More Event
She won the 2012 Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture for her work in The Help.
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