Octavia Spencer

3 Nominations
1 Win

Octavia Lenora Spencer (born May 25, 1970 in Montgomery, Alabama) acted with Viola Davis and Emma Stone in The Help (2011), with Chadwick Boseman in Get On Up (2014), with Michael B. Jordan in Fruitvale Station (2013), with Chris Evans in Snowpiercer (2013), with Kevin Costner in Black or White (2014), with Russell Crowe in Fathers and Daughters (2015) by Gabriele Muccino. She played the leader of the Amity faction in Divergent Series: Insurgent (2015) and Allegiant (2016) with Shailene Woodley and Theo James. She starred in Hidden Figures (2016) by Thomas Melfi with Taraji P. Henson, Janelle Monae and Kevin Costner. She acted with Kelvin Harrison Jr. in Luce (2019), with Anne Hathaway in The Witches (2020) directed by Robert Zemeckis from the 1983 novel by Road Dahl, with Melissa McCarthy in Thunderforce (2021) by Ben Falcone, with Will Ferrell and Ryan Reynolds in the musical Spirited (2022) inspired by A Christmas Carol, the 1843 novella by Charles Dickens. On television Spencer starred in Self Made (2020), Truth Be Told (2019-2023).

Spencer acted in Gifted (2017) by Mark Webb, The Shape of Water (2017) by Guillermo del Toro.

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Golden Globe Awards

Awards Database

2012 Winner

2012 Winner

Best Supporting Actress - Motion Picture
The Help

2018 Nominee

2018 Nominee

Best Supporting Actress - Motion Picture
The Shape of Water

2017 Nominee

2017 Nominee

Best Supporting Actress - Motion Picture
Hidden Figures