• Octavia  Spencer

    Octavia Spencer

    Born on May 25th, 1970

    From Montgomery, Alabama

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The Shape of Water Poster

The Shape of Water

Elisa is a mute, isolated woman who works as a cleaning lady in a hidden, high-security government laboratory in 1962 Baltimore. Her life changes forever when she discovers the lab's classified secret -- a mysterious, scaled creature from South America that lives in a water tank. As Elisa develops a unique bond with her new friend, she soon learns that its fate and very survival lies in the hands of a hostile government agent and a marine biologist.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2018)
Nominated
Supporting Actress
Golden Globe (2018)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Nominated
Actress in a Supporting Role
Hidden Figures Poster

Hidden Figures

Three brilliant African-American women at NASA -- Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle MonĂ¡e) -- serve as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn (Glen Powell) into orbit, a stunning achievement that restored the nation's confidence, turned around the Space Race and galvanized the world.

Golden Globe (2017)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2017)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2017)
Won
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Nominated
Actress in a Supporting Role
The Help Poster

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 on its ear by choosing to interview the black women who have spent their lives taking care of prominent white families. Only Aibileen (Viola Davis), the housekeeper of Skeeter's best friend, will talk at first. But as the pair continue the collaboration, more women decide to come forward, and as it turns out, they have quite a lot to say.

Golden Globe (2012)
Won
Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2012)
Won
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2012)
Won
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2012)
Won
Supporting Actress
Won
Actress in a Supporting Role