Name: Octavia Spencer
Birth Name: 
Octavia L. Spencer
Birth Date: 
May 25, 1970
Birth Place: 
Montgomery, Alabama
Occupation: 
Actress
Relationship Status: 
Single
Celebrity Ranking # 255
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Stars Gather in the Big Apple for the 2014 National Board of Review Awards

Posted Tuesday January 7, 2014 10:38 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.

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Stars Flock to 69th Critics Circle Awards

Posted Tuesday January 7, 2014 12:13 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.

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

Posted Wednesday December 4, 2013 1:55 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.

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Octavia Spencer Talks Not Having Kids: My Eggs are Dying

Posted Tuesday December 3, 2013 4:18 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.

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Paula Patton & Octavia Spencer: Independent Spirit Stunners

Posted Tuesday November 26, 2013 8:02 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).

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

Posted Monday November 25, 2013 7:08 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

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

Posted Monday October 21, 2013 11:05 PM 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.

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Octavia Spencer Sues Sensa Over Endorsement Deal

Posted Friday August 30, 2013 7:40 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.

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