Birth Place:Montgomery, Alabama, U.S.
Full Name:Octavia Lenora Spencer
Date of Birth:May 25, 1970
Education:Auburn University, Auburn University Montgomery, Jefferson Davis High School
About Octavia Lenora Spencer
Octavia was born in Montgomery, Alabama and went on to get a degree in Liberal Arts. She launched her professional acting career soon after this. She first appeared in the movie, “A Time to Kill” that eventually became a huge commercial success. From then on, she has acted in both movie and television roles. Her considerable wealth comes from both these sources as she keeps shifting between television and films. She has performed in “Spider-Man”, “Being John Malkovich”, “Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde”, “S.W.A.T.”, “Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous”, “Halloween II”, “Dinner for Schmucks”, “The Help” and “Smashed”, among others.
Her wealth also comes from television productions like “The Big Bang Theory”, “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”, “Grounded for Life”, “Wizards of Waverly Place”, “Titus”, “ER”, and “Becker”. There are plenty of others where she has played important roles.
Some of them were just small guest appearances. But the ones in Dinner for Schmucks, The Help, and a few more were major ones. Octavia went on to win the Oscar award in the Best Supporting Actress category for The Help. She also got the Golden Globe and the BAFTA awards for this film. She received a standing ovation during the Oscar awards ceremony. She could hardly speak and was moved to tears when she was delivering the speech.
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