Octavia Spencer biography

Octavia Spencer

Actor, Film actor

1970 –

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Who is Octavia Spencer?

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.

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Born
May 25, 1970
Montgomery
Also known as
  • Octavia Spenser
  • Octavia L. Spencer
  • Octavia Lenora Spencer
Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Bachelor's degree, Auburn University
    Liberal arts education
  • Auburn University Montgomery
    Drama
    (1988 - 1989)
  • High school, Jefferson Davis High School
    ( - 1988)
Lived in
  • Alabama

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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