Octavia Spencer

Octavia Spencer is an actress who became a TV staple for her roles on Comedy Central's Halfway Home and the popular ABC sitcom Ugly Betty. Spencer made her film debut in the 1996 legal thriller, A Time to Kill. She has since become recognized for her impeccable comedic timing, breaking out in 2011 with a starring role as the rambunctious Millie in The Help, a role that earned her an Academy Award, Screen Actor's Guild Award and Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress. In 2014, she joined the cast of a new dramatic series on Fox, Red Band Society. In September 2014 , the actress began starring in the Steven Spielberg FOX television series Red Band Society.

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Anthony Mackie: 'Perception Is Reality' in Racial Profiling

Plus, Octavia Spencer and Kevin Costner on Black or White.

Celebrities: Octavia Spencer: 'The Country Isn't as Divided'

Plus, Kevin Costner on the film Black or White. (1/29/2015)

Casting News: New Roles for Octavia Spencer, Leslie Jones

Plus, Jaden Smith and Maya Rudolph sign up for comedy series.

Watch: Octavia Spencer Earns Oscar Buzz in New Role

We've got an exclusive clip of the Oscar winner in Black or White.

Box Office: American Sniper Tops Again

Jennifer Lopez's The Boy Next Door takes second place.

Movies: First Look at Black or White

The new film with Octavia Spencer and Anthony Mackie. (1/25/2015)
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