Name: Octavia Spencer
Birth Name: 
Octavia L. Spencer
Birth Date: 
May 25, 1970
Birth Place: 
Montgomery, Alabama
Relationship Status: 
Celebrity Ranking # 430

Big Screen Leading Ladies front The Hollywood Reporter's Actress Issue

Posted Monday November 25, 2013 8:08 PM GMT

They are a few of the most well known female stars in the filming industry these days, and now The Hollywood Reporter has hand selected Julia Roberts, Oprah Winfrey, Octavi


Awards Season Kicks Off at the Star-Studded 17th Annual Hollywood Film Awards

Posted Tuesday October 22, 2013 12:05 AM GMT

Known as the official launch of the awards season, the Hollywood Film Awards took place at the Beverly Hilton hotel on Monday evening (October 21).

At the 17th annual ceremony, Matthew McConaughey was given the Hollywood Actor Award, while Sandra Bullock received the Actress prize.


Octavia Spencer Sues Sensa Over Endorsement Deal

Posted Friday August 30, 2013 8:40 PM GMT

Talk about a celebrity endorsement gone wrong: Octavia Spencer is suing a weight loss company, claiming it owes her $700,000 for losing 20 pounds. In response, the company says the Oscar winner undermined the company’s weight loss ad campaign.

According to a lawsuit filed in Los Angeles Superior Court this week, the star of “The Help” says she passed on a $3 million offer from another firm in order to sign a $1.25 million deal with Sensa Products.


“Snowpiercer” International Trailer Arrives: Watch Here!

Posted Thursday July 25, 2013 2:13 PM GMT

Building the hype ahead of its late-2013 release, “Snowpiercer” just dropped a fabulous international trailer for all to enjoy.

Based on the French graphic novel “Le Transperceneige,” the much-anticipated film stars Chris Evans, Tilda Swinton, Jamie Bell, Octavia Spencer, Ed Harris, and Alison Pill.


New Trailer for "Baggage Claim" Released: Watch Here!

Posted Monday July 1, 2013 11:45 PM GMT

Amping up anticipation ahead of it's fall release, Fox Searchlight released a new trailer for "Baggage Claim" on Monday (July 1).

In the clip, fans get a chance to get the inside scoop on the storyline and humorous characters throughout the David E. Talbert-written-and-directed flick.


Celebs Support Education at City Year L.A.'s Spring Break Bash

Posted Sunday April 21, 2013 12:14 PM GMT

Taking time out of their busy schedules to support education in the city of L.A., the stars came out to Sony Pictures Studios for the City Year Los Angeles' Spring Break: Destination Education party on Saturday (April 20).


Octavia Spencer Celebrates Tinseltown's Finest at the 2013 Oscars

Posted Sunday February 24, 2013 9:50 PM GMT

Hollywood was a little extra bright tonight (February 24) as Octavia Spencer showed up at the 85th Academy Awards.

And the “Help” star and Academy Award winner herself got all gussied up in a designer ensemble and hit the red carpet for some serious shutterbug action prior to the big show.


Octavia Spencer: 2013 Critics’ Choice Movie Awards Beauty

Posted Thursday January 10, 2013 9:29 PM GMT

Making the most of the busy awards show season, Octavia Spencer arrived for the 2013 Critics' Choice Movie Awards earlier tonight (January 10).

The “Help” actress stunning in an all-navy ensemble while chatting with fellow celebrities outside the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California.