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Hidden Figures Movie Poster

Hidden Figures

Three brilliant African-American women at NASA -- Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle...

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2016)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
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The Help

In 1960s Mississippi, Southern society girl Skeeter (Emma Stone) returns from college with dreams of being a writer. She turns her small town...

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2011)
Won
Supporting Actress

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Octavia Spencer Goes to the Wrong Studio in 'Saturday Night Live' Promo
Octavia Spencer Goes to the Wrong Studio in 'Saturday Night Live' Promo
New 'Hidden Figures' Trailer: Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monae Break NASA Barriers
New 'Hidden Figures' Trailer: Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monae Break NASA Barriers
'Hidden Figures' Trailer Reveals the Pioneering Black Women of NASA
'Hidden Figures' Trailer Reveals the Pioneering Black Women of NASA
Naomi Watts and Octavia Spencer Love Being 'Badass Women' in 'Allegiant'
Naomi Watts and Octavia Spencer Love Being 'Badass Women' in 'Allegiant'