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Octavia Spencer

Actress | Producer | Soundtrack
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KNOWN FOR 
Hidden Figures (2016) | The Help (2011) | Fruitvale Station (2013)
AWARDS 
Won 1 Oscar. Another 30 wins & 50 nominations More »

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Projects in Development (5 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
  • Primary photo for SeacoleSeacole Executive Producer  Less 2018 Script
  • Primary photo for TulsaTulsa (TV Mini-series) Mattie, Executive Producer  Less 2017–  Script
  • Primary photo for AscendantAscendant (TV Movie) Johanna Reyes  Less Pre-Prod
  • Primary photo for On Her Own GroundOn Her Own Ground (TV Mini-series) Producer  Less Optioned
  • Primary photo for RavenRaven (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less Optioned
Films in Production (2 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (77 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (47 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for MomMom (TV Series) Regina ( 9 episodes, 2013–2015 ) , Performer ("Jackson") ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2013–2015 9
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  • Primary photo for Drunk HistoryDrunk History (TV Series) Harriet Tubman ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015 1
    • Spies (Sep 22, 2015) Harriet Tubman  Less
  • Primary photo for Break a HipBreak a Hip (TV Series) Dr. Trekman ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for Red Band SocietyRed Band Society (TV Series) Nurse Jackson ( 13 episodes, 2014–2015 ) , Performer ("Midnight Train to Georgia") ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014–2015 13
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  • Primary photo for Call Me Crazy: A Five FilmCall Me Crazy: A Five Film (TV Movie) Dr. Nance  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for American Dad!American Dad! (TV Series) Shonteeva ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for Family PracticeFamily Practice (TV Movie) Helen Overby  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for HawthorneHawthorne (TV Series) Emily Tomkins ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010 1
    • Afterglow (Jul 13, 2010) Emily Tomkins  Less
  • Primary photo for Raising the BarRaising the Bar (TV Series) Arvina Watkins ( 5 episodes, 2009 )  Less 2009 5
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  • Primary photo for DollhouseDollhouse (TV Series) Professor Janack ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009 1
    • Echoes (Mar 27, 2009) Professor Janack  Less
  • Primary photo for Worst WeekWorst Week (TV Series) Nurse ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009 1
  • Primary photo for Faux BabyFaux Baby (TV Series) Robyn ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008 1
  • Primary photo for The Big Bang TheoryThe Big Bang Theory (TV Series) Octavia ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008 1
  • Primary photo for CSI: Crime Scene InvestigationCSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series) Sherry ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008 1
  • Primary photo for Wizards of Waverly PlaceWizards of Waverly Place (TV Series) Dr. Evilini ( 2 episodes, 2008 )  Less 2008 2
  • Primary photo for The Minor Accomplishments of Jackie WoodmanThe Minor Accomplishments of Jackie Woodman (TV Series) Cheryl / Female Security Guard ( 4 episodes, 2006–2007 )  Less 2006–2007 4
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  • Primary photo for Halfway HomeHalfway Home (TV Series) Serenity Johnson ( 10 episodes, 2007 )  Less 2007 10
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  • Primary photo for Ugly BettyUgly Betty (TV Series) Constance Grady ( 4 episodes, 2007 )  Less 2007 4
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  • Primary photo for StandoffStandoff (TV Series) Rapid Air Clerk ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006 1
    • Pilot (Sep 5, 2006) Rapid Air Clerk  Less
  • Primary photo for HuffHuff (TV Series) Demetria ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006 1
  • Primary photo for MediumMedium (TV Series) Jurist ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005 1
  • Primary photo for CSI: NYCSI: NY (TV Series) Child Welfare Rep ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005 1
    • On the Job (May 4, 2005) Child Welfare Rep  Less
  • Primary photo for LAXLAX (TV Series) Flight Attendant ( 6 episodes, 2004–2005 )  Less 2004–2005 6
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  • Primary photo for NYPD BlueNYPD Blue (TV Series) Eleanor Jackson / Dawna Cahill ( 2 episodes, 2002–2005 )  Less 2002–2005 2
    • Old Man Quiver (Feb 1, 2005) Eleanor Jackson  Less
    • Gypsy Woe's Me (Mar 26, 2002) Dawna Cahill (as Octavia L. Spencer)  Less
  • Primary photo for Presidio MedPresidio Med (TV Series) Sheryl Washington ( 1 episode, 2002 )  Less 2002 1
    • Do No Harm (Oct 2, 2002) Sheryl Washington (as Octavia L. Spencer)  Less
  • Primary photo for TitusTitus (TV Series) Ms. Alice Hays / Ms. Hays ( 2 episodes, 2001–2002 )  Less 2001–2002 2
    • The Visit (Jul 29, 2002) Ms. Alice Hays (as Octavia L. Spencer)  Less
    • Amy's Birthday (Nov 21, 2001) Ms. Hays (as Octavia L. Spencer)  Less
  • Primary photo for Little JohnLittle John (TV Movie) Waitress (as Octavia L. Spencer)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for The ChronicleThe Chronicle (TV Series) Ruby Rydell ( 6 episodes, 2001–2002 )  Less 2001–2002 6
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  • Primary photo for Dharma & GregDharma & Greg (TV Series) Gloria ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001 1
  • Primary photo for Follow the Stars HomeFollow the Stars Home (TV Movie) Hildy (as Octavia L. Spencer)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Grounded for LifeGrounded for Life (TV Series) Admitting Nurse ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001 1
    • Jimmy's Got a Gun (Apr 25, 2001) Admitting Nurse (as Octavia L. Spencer)  Less
  • Primary photo for City of AngelsCity of Angels (TV Series) Nurse Bernice ( 5 episodes, 2000 )  Less 2000 5
    • SWAT's Happening (Dec 21, 2000) Nurse Bernice (as Octavia L. Spencer)  Less
    • Straight Flush (Nov 9, 2000) Nurse Bernice (as Octavia L. Spencer)  Less
    • Leg Erie (Oct 12, 2000) Nurse Bernice (as Octavia L. Spencer)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Malcolm in the MiddleMalcolm in the Middle (TV Series) Cashier ( 1 episode, 2000 )  Less 2000 1
    • High School Play (Dec 10, 2000) Cashier (as Octavia L. Spencer)  Less
  • Primary photo for BeckerBecker (TV Series) Ticket Woman ( 1 episode, 2000 )  Less 2000 1
  • Primary photo for Just Shoot Me!Just Shoot Me! (TV Series) Nurse ( 1 episode, 2000 )  Less 2000 1
    • Finch on Ice (May 2, 2000) Nurse (as Octavia L. Spencer)  Less
  • Primary photo for Missing PiecesMissing Pieces (TV Movie) Elegant Guest (as Octavia L. Spencer)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Chicken Soup for the SoulChicken Soup for the Soul (TV Series) Hannah ( 1 episode, 2000 )  Less 2000 1
  • Primary photo for The X FilesThe X Files (TV Series) Nurse ( 1 episode, 1999 )  Less 1999 1
    • Millennium (Nov 28, 1999) Nurse (as Octavia L. Spencer)  Less
  • Primary photo for RoswellRoswell (TV Series) Nurse ( 1 episode, 1999 )  Less 1999 1
    • Leaving Normal (Oct 27, 1999) Nurse (as Octavia L. Spencer)  Less
  • Primary photo for Chicago HopeChicago Hope (TV Series) Nurse Jane ( 1 episode, 1999 )  Less 1999 1
  • Primary photo for L.A. DoctorsL.A. Doctors (TV Series) Bus Driver ( 1 episode, 1999 )  Less 1999 1
    • Forty-Eight Minutes (May 10, 1999) Bus Driver (as Octavia L. Spencer)  Less
  • Primary photo for LanskyLansky (TV Movie) Evelyn the Maid (as Octavia L. Spencer)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for BrimstoneBrimstone (TV Series) Duty Nurse ( 1 episode, 1999 )  Less 1999 1
    • Faces (Jan 29, 1999) Duty Nurse (as Octavia L. Spencer)  Less
  • Primary photo for ERER (TV Series) Maria Jones ( 1 episode, 1998 )  Less 1998 1
    • Hazed and Confused (Nov 12, 1998) Maria Jones (as Octavia L. Spencer)  Less
  • Primary photo for To Have & to HoldTo Have & to Hold (TV Series) Clerk ( 1 episode, 1998 )  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for MoeshaMoesha (TV Series) Gloria ( 1 episode, 1998 )  Less 1998 1
    • Teacher (Nov 3, 1998) Gloria (as Octavia L. Spencer)  Less
  • Primary photo for 413 Hope St.413 Hope St. (TV Series) Job Counselor #1 ( 1 episode, 1997 )  Less 1997 1
    • Pilot (Sep 11, 1997) Job Counselor #1 (as Octavia L. Spencer)  Less
Self (69 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Archive Footage (8 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Entertainment TonightEntertainment Tonight (TV Series) Herself ( 2 episodes, 2017 )  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for ExtraExtra (TV Series) Herself / Herself - Black & White ( 6 episodes, 2014–2017 )  Less 2014–2017
    • Episode #24.67 (Nov 20, 2017) Herself (archive footage)  Less
    • Episode #24.48 (Oct 28, 2017) Herself (archive footage)  Less
    • Episode #23.156 (Mar 4, 2017) Herself (archive footage)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Access HollywoodAccess Hollywood (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for LorraineLorraine (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for The InsiderThe Insider (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017
    • Episode #13.108 (Jan 14, 2017) Herself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Hoy nos tocaHoy nos toca (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Chelsea LatelyChelsea Lately (TV Series) Loray in 'Paradise' ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013
    • Episode #7.132 (Sep 3, 2013) Loray in 'Paradise' (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Cinemassacre's Monster MadnessCinemassacre's Monster Madness (TV Series) Nurse Daniels ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011
    • Halloween Remakes (Oct 31, 2011) Nurse Daniels (archive footage)  Less

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