Name: Octavia Spencer
Birth Name: 
Octavia L. Spencer
Birth Date: 
May 25, 1970
Birth Place: 
Montgomery, Alabama
Occupation: 
Actress
Relationship Status: 
Single
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2012 Academy Awards: The Show, The Winners

Posted Monday February 27, 2012 12:43 AM GMT

With another year's ceremony having come and gone, the 2012 Academy Awards announced the big winners during a glitzy ceremony at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday night (February 26).

Taking home the top prize of Best Picture at the Billy Crystal hosted event was "The Artist," which ended up winning a total of five Oscar trophies.

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Octavia Spencer: 2012 Oscar Best Supporting Actress Hopeful

Posted Sunday February 26, 2012 8:30 PM GMT

Ready for what could be a career changing night, Octavia Spencer turned up for the 84th Academy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday evening (February 26).

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Gwyneth Paltrow Hosts Star-Studded Women In Film Cocktail Party

Posted Friday February 24, 2012 11:31 PM GMT

As the stars of the big screen ready for the grandest date in their calendar year, a bevy of lovely ladies gathered together for the 5th Annual Women In Film Pre-Oscar Cocktail Party in West Hollywood, California on Friday night (February 24).

Presented by Perrier-Jouet while held at Cecconi’s, Oscar-winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow looked stunning as she co-hosted the soiree alongside Women in Film President Cathy Schulman.

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Emma Stone, Paula Patton & Viola Davis: ESSENCE Luncheon Ladies

Posted Thursday February 23, 2012 8:56 PM GMT

Gathering together for a festive midday celebration, a handful of ladies took to the Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills, California for the 5th Annual ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon on Thursday (February 23).

Dominating the guest list were the stars of the Oscar nominated movie "The Help," as Emma Stone, Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer all showed up for the ESSENCE event.

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2012 Writers Guild Awards: The Show, The Winners

Posted Sunday February 19, 2012 10:37 PM GMT

Honoring the best in their profession over the past year, the WGA held its 2012 Writers Guild Awards ceremony in Los Angeles, CA on Sunday evening (February 19).

With the Tinseltown tribute taking place at the Hollywood Palladium, the annual function was hosted by "New Girl" actress Zooey Deschanel and "Community" actor Joel McHale.

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2012 NAACP Image Awards: The Show, The Winners

Posted Friday February 17, 2012 11:07 PM GMT

Paying tribute to the best in African-American entertainment over the past twelve months, the 43rd NAACP Image Awards took place in Los Angeles, CA on Friday night (February 17).

Held at the Shrine Auditorium, the annual ceremony was hosted by Sanaa Lathan and Anthony Mackie while the big winner over the course of the show ended up being "The Help".

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Viola Davis & Octavia Spencer Pair Up at the 2012 BAFTAs

Posted Sunday February 12, 2012 4:12 PM GMT

Making her very first appearance at the overseas event, Viola Davis turned up for the 2012 Orange British Academy Film Awards in London, England on Sunday (February 12).

Held at The Royal Opera House, the 46-year-old American actress joined alongside gal pal Octavia Spencer in the arrivals area as the duo readied for the much-awaited BAFTA festivities.

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Octavia Spencer Seeks to 'Create Social Change'

Posted Wednesday February 8, 2012 1:17 PM GMT

She’s a hard-working, dedicated person both on and off-screen, and Octavia Spencer gave up her time to attend “The Power of Film to Create Social Change” event in Los Angeles, CA on Wednesday (February 8).

Looking lovely in yellow, “The Help” actress took part in the USC based panel discussion while speaking several times about the timelessness of her award-winning film, as well as how the universal story is about the ability to create change.

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