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Octavia Spencer

Octavia Spencer

51 years old. Born in Montgomery, Alabama, USA on 25th May 1972.
You've seen -- of her 77 trackable films

Octavia Spencer is an Oscar and Bafta winning actress with a career spanning 26 years, from 1996 to 2022, starting at the age of 24. Her first film was A Time to Kill and her latest film will be Spirited. A lot of her work has been in the Comedy and Drama genres.

Known For


Upcoming Films (1)

Film Year Runtime Status Options
Nobody Nothing Nowhere - Pre-Production

Released Films (76)

Film Film Year Runtime Rating Streaming Options
Spirited poster Spirited 2022 2h 7m PG-13
Encounter poster Encounter 2021 1h 48m
Thunder Force poster Thunder Force 2021 1h 47m PG-13
Superintelligence poster Superintelligence 2020 1h 46m PG
Roald Dahl's The Witches poster Roald Dahl's The Witches 2020 1h 46m PG
Onward poster Onward 2020 1h 43m PG
Dolittle poster Dolittle 2020 1h 41m PG
Luce poster Luce 2019 1h 49m
Ma poster Ma 2019 1h 39m R
Instant Family poster Instant Family 2018 1h 58m PG-13
A Kid Like Jake poster A Kid Like Jake 2018 1h 32m
Small Town Crime poster Small Town Crime 2017 1h 31m
The Shape of Water poster The Shape of Water 2017 2h 3m R
Gifted poster Gifted 2017 1h 41m PG-13
The Shack poster The Shack 2017 2h 12m PG-13
Hidden Figures poster Hidden Figures 2016 2h 7m PG
Bad Santa 2 poster Bad Santa 2 2016 1h 32m R
Allegiant poster Allegiant 2016 2h PG-13
Zootopia poster Zootopia 2016 1h 48m PG
The Great Gilly Hopkins poster The Great Gilly Hopkins 2015 1h 39m
Fathers and Daughters poster Fathers and Daughters 2015 1h 56m R
Insurgent poster Insurgent 2015 1h 59m PG-13
Black or White poster Black or White 2014 2h 1m
Get on Up poster Get on Up 2014 2h 19m PG-13
Paradise poster Paradise 2013 1h 27m PG-13
Lost on Purpose poster Lost on Purpose 2013 1h 44m
Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters poster Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters 2013 1h 46m PG
Snowpiercer poster Snowpiercer 2013 2h 6m R
Fruitvale Station poster Fruitvale Station 2013 1h 22m
Letters to Jackie: Remembering President Kennedy poster Letters to Jackie: Remembering President Kennedy 2013 1h 28m
Call Me Crazy: A Five Film poster Call Me Crazy: A Five Film 2013 1h 30m
Blues for Willadean poster Blues for Willadean 2012 1h 49m
Smashed poster Smashed 2012 1h 25m
Flypaper poster Flypaper 2011 1h 27m R
The Help poster The Help 2011 2h 26m
Love and Distrust poster Love and Distrust 2010 1h 33m
Dinner for Schmucks poster Dinner for Schmucks 2010 1h 54m PG-13
Small Town Saturday Night poster Small Town Saturday Night 2010 1h 34m R
Herpes Boy poster Herpes Boy 2009 1h 25m
Halloween II poster Halloween II 2009 1h 45m R
The Soloist poster The Soloist 2009 1h 49m PG-13
Drag Me to Hell poster Drag Me to Hell 2009 1h 39m PG-13
Just Peck poster Just Peck 2009 1h 30m PG
Love at First Hiccup poster Love at First Hiccup 2009 1h 25m R
Seven Pounds poster Seven Pounds 2008 2h 3m PG-13
Pretty Ugly People poster Pretty Ugly People 2008 1h 39m R
The Spleenectomy poster The Spleenectomy 2008 12m PG
The Nines poster The Nines 2007 1h 40m R
Pulse poster Pulse 2006 1h 30m R
Beauty Shop poster Beauty Shop 2005 1h 45m PG-13
Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous poster Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous 2005 1h 55m PG-13
Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing & Charm School poster Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing & Charm School 2005 1h 43m PG-13
Pretty Persuasion poster Pretty Persuasion 2005 1h 45m R
Coach Carter poster Coach Carter 2005 2h 16m
Breakin' All the Rules poster Breakin' All the Rules 2004 1h 25m PG-13
Win a Date with Tad Hamilton! poster Win a Date with Tad Hamilton! 2004 1h 35m PG-13
Bad Santa poster Bad Santa 2003 1h 32m
S.W.A.T. poster S.W.A.T. 2003 1h 57m PG-13
Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde poster Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde 2003 1h 35m PG-13
Sol Goode poster Sol Goode 2003 1h 39m R
Spider-Man poster Spider-Man 2002 2h 1m PG-13
Everything Put Together poster Everything Put Together 2000 1h 27m
The Sky is Falling poster The Sky is Falling 1999 1h 45m
The Journeyman poster The Journeyman 2001 1h 33m R
American Virgin poster American Virgin 1999 1h 28m R
Big Momma's House poster Big Momma's House 2000 1h 39m PG-13
What Planet Are You From? poster What Planet Are You From? 2000 1h 45m R
Four Dogs Playing Poker poster Four Dogs Playing Poker 2000 1h 38m
Being John Malkovich poster Being John Malkovich 1999 1h 53m R
Blue Streak poster Blue Streak 1999 1h 33m PG-13
Never Been Kissed poster Never Been Kissed 1999 1h 47m PG-13
Lansky poster Lansky 1999 1h 56m R
Sparkler poster Sparkler 1997 1h 36m R
The Sixth Man poster The Sixth Man 1997 1h 47m PG-13
Valley Girls 1996 31m
A Time to Kill poster A Time to Kill 1996 2h 29m R

Regularly Credited With

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Her Top Genres 1
17% Comedy
+ 234 more
Her Top Years
10% 2013
+ 25 more
Top Character Types
50% Nurse
+ 1 more
Role Type
50% Minor
+ 2 more

1 Genres are counted according to total films, not total genres, as such the overall total of all genress will be more than 100%.

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Octavia Spencer FAQ

How old is Octavia Spencer?

51 years old.

When was Octavia Spencer born?

25th May 1972

Where was Octavia Spencer born?

Montgomery, Alabama, USA

What is Octavia Spencer known for?
Has Octavia Spencer won an Oscar?

Yes, she has won an Oscar for the film The Help (2011)

Has Octavia Spencer won a BAFTA?

Yes, she has won a BAFTA for the film The Help (2011)

What ethnicity is Octavia Spencer?

She is Black.