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

James Brown Biopic “Get On Up” Trailer is Here!

Posted Friday March 14, 2014 9:50 AM GMT

He’s one of the most exciting performers of all time and James Brown is the subject of a new biopic called “Get On Up.”

Imagine Entertainment just released a teaser trailer for the much-anticipated movie, slated to hit theaters on August 1, 2014.


NBC Gives Octavia Spencer’s “Murder, She Wrote” the Kibosh

Posted Wednesday January 22, 2014 11:15 AM GMT

Viewers fell in love with Angela Lansbury as she starred in the original “Murder, She Wrote” series from 1984 to 1996, and it seems Octavia Spencer won’t have a chance to revamp the beloved show after all.

According to a report, NBC has decided not to move forward with their previously-approved reboot, despite a successful pilot last fall.


Hollywood Stars Gather for the 2014 AFI Awards

Posted Saturday January 11, 2014 1:28 AM GMT

Rolling out the red carpet for a host of stars, the American Film Institute held their annual awards luncheon at the Hotel Beverly Hills on Friday (January 10).


Stars Gather in the Big Apple for the 2014 National Board of Review Awards

Posted Tuesday January 7, 2014 11:38 PM GMT

Braving the polar vortex for a swanky affair, the stars headed to the 2014 National Board of Review Awards Gala in New York City on Tuesday (January 7).

Looking adorable in black-rimmed spectacles, Meryl Streep wore a a dark wool coat over her black and white patterned dress.


Stars Flock to 69th Critics Circle Awards

Posted Tuesday January 7, 2014 1:13 PM GMT

Manhattan was the place to be on Monday night (January 6) as the 69th Critics Circle Awards took over the Edison Ballroom.

Big name celebrities like Robert Redford and Cate Blanchett hammed it up for the paparazzi in their designer duds.


“HER” Scores Best Film Honors from National Board of Review

Posted Wednesday December 4, 2013 2:55 PM GMT

It’s been receiving all kinds of industry buzz as of late, and now “HER” has been named the 2013 Best Film of the Year by the National Board of Review.

Additionally, director Spike Jonze nabbed the Best Director win, giving the provocative flick plenty of steam for awards season.


Octavia Spencer Talks Not Having Kids: My Eggs are Dying

Posted Tuesday December 3, 2013 5:18 PM GMT

She’s experienced a career boost in recent years, and Octavia Spencer is content with life as she knows it.

Rather than pining for children, the “Help” actress told The Hollywood Reporter she’s not worried about getting pregnant, despite being 43 years old.


Paula Patton & Octavia Spencer: Independent Spirit Stunners

Posted Tuesday November 26, 2013 9:02 PM GMT

Gearing up the start of awards season, Paula Patton and Octavia Spencer turned up to present the 2014 Film Independent’s Spirit Awards nominees on Tuesday (November 26).