Octavia Spencer is an American actress. Sh started her acting career in the mid ’90s. During her early years, she appeared in minor roles on the big screen and guest starred on many TV shows. In the 2000s, she had notable roles on the TV shows The Chronicle, LAX, Ugly Betty, Halfway Home, and Raising the Bar. Her breakthrough came in the 2010s when she starred in the 2011 movie The Help. For her performance, she won the Oscar, Golden Globe, and SAG for Best Supporting Actress. Afterwards, she enjoyed fame with starring roles in the films Fruitvale Station, The Divergent Series: Insurgent, Bad Santa 2, and Hidden Figures.