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Octavia Spencer

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Octavia Lenora Spencer (born May 25, 1970) is an American actress. She is the recipient of several accolades, including an Academy Award, a British Academy Film Award, a Golden Globe Award, making her the first black actress to receive two consecutive Oscar nominations.Spencer made her film debut in the 1996 drama A Time to Kill. Following a decade of brief roles in film and television, her breakthrough came in 2011, when she played a maid in 1960s America in The Help, for which she won several awards, including the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Octavia Spencer has received more than 9,273,685 page views. Her biography is available in 58 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 57 in 2019). Octavia Spencer is the 1,722nd most popular actor (down from 1,608th in 2019), the 2,893rd most popular biography from United States (down from 2,834th in 2019) and the 828th most popular American Actor.

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  • 9.3M

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  • 54.24

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  • 58

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  • 4.67

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  • 4.78

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Among actors, Octavia Spencer ranks 1,722 out of 9,996Before her are Dilip Kumar, Eric Braeden, Étienne Decroux, Jaya Bachchan, Vera Fischer, and Julie Delpy. After her are Joan Bennett, Lesley Gore, Rufus Sewell, William Zabka, Vincent Lindon, and Mary-Louise Parker.

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Among people born in 1972, Octavia Spencer ranks 44Before her are Karl Urban, Lee Jung-jae, Dita Von Teese, Robin Tunney, Toto Wolff, and Sung Kang. After her are Giovane Élber, Jaromír Jágr, Rhea Seehorn, Hermann Maier, Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, and Asghar Farhadi.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Octavia Spencer ranks 2,893 out of 18,182Before her are Delbert Mann (1920), Sam Giancana (1908), Robert Morris (1931), Pink (1979), Marsha P. Johnson (1945), and Christine Chubbuck (1944). After her are Joan Bennett (1910), Richard Hamming (1915), Jeff Porcaro (1954), Lesley Gore (1946), Leon Czolgosz (1873), and William Zabka (1965).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Octavia Spencer ranks 828Before her are Zoe Saldana (1978), Marg Helgenberger (1958), Henry Silva (1928), Dean Norris (1963), Richard Basehart (1914), and Melvyn Douglas (1901). After her are Joan Bennett (1910), Lesley Gore (1946), William Zabka (1965), Mary-Louise Parker (1964), John Phillip Law (1937), and Claude Akins (1926).

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