Octavia Spencer Overview

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Born: May 25, 1972

Just take a look at Octavia Spencer's background and you'll see that a love of film drove her to pursue a variety of experiences both in front of and behind the camera. She began as an assistant casting agent for extras, then worked as a production assistant, she's provided music for films and in 2008, directed and wrote her first short. But it's her strength as an actor that eventually won Octavia critical acclaim. In 1996, while working as an assistant on the feature film A Time to Kill... See All


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