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Octavia Spencer

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Birthday
25, 1972
Birthplace
Montgomery, AL
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
25, 1972 (age 46)
Birthplace
Montgomery, AL

About

Actress who rose to fame after winning an Academy Award for her portrayal of Minny in The Help. Her TV credits include Wizards of Waverly PlaceER, and Grounded for Life. She also had lead roles in the films Hidden FiguresFences and Ma.

Before Fame

She worked as an intern on Whoopi Goldberg's film The Long Walk Home. 

Trivia

She was a producer on the 2019 Oscar winning film Green Book.

Family Life

She was raised with six siblings and she received a Bachelor's degree from Auburn University in Liberal Arts. She has expressed her decision not to have children. At the 2015 SAG Awards, her date was her good friend and fellow actor Josh Hopkins.  

Associated With

She was in the film Never Been Kissed, which starred Drew Barrymore