Full Name: Octavia Lenora Spencer
Date of Birth: May 25, 1970
Profession: Actress & Author
Octavia Spencer was born on May 25, 1970 in the USA. He has six siblings. His mother, Dellsena Spencer (1945–1988) worked as a maid. His father died when Spencer was thirteen. He graduated from Jefferson Davis High School in 1988. He studied at Auburn University in Montgomery and graduated from Auburn University and studied journalism and theater. He also has dyslexia.
Spencer worked as an intern on the set of The Long Walk Home, starring Whoopi Goldberg. In 1997, Spencer moved to Los Angeles on the advice of his friend Tate Taylor, who was the future director of The Help, which he would later star in. She made her debut as a nurse in Joel Schumacher’s movie A Time to Kill, based on John Grisham’s book. He was initially hired to work in casting, but Schumacher was asked if he could audition for a role. In 2008, Rosario Dawson’s appearance in Seven Pounds as Kate, a home care nurse, attracted media attention. In April 2009, Entertainment Weekly named Spencer among the “25 funniest actresses in Hollywood”.
He played the role of Madame C. J. Walker in Netflix’s biographical limited series Self Made, produced by Spencer and released on March 20, 2020. For her performance in the series, Spencer was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Best Actress in a Limited Series or Movie. She will star with Anne Hathaway in Robert Zemeckis’s horror comedy The Witches, which will be released on October 22, 2020.
Height: 5ft 2inc (157 Cm)
Weight: 150lbs (68 Kg)
Body Measurements: 38-30-40 inches (96.5-76-102 cm)