|Birth Date||:||25 May 1970|
|Birth Place||:||Montgomery, Alabama, United States|
Octavia Lenora Spencer is an American actress, author, and producer. She is the recipient of several accolades, including an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and three Screen Actors Guild Awards.
A Kid Like Jake [1 June 2018 (USA)]
Alex Wheeler and her husband, Greg, are trying to find the right primary school for their 4-year-old son, Jake. Described as gender-expansive by his adviser, Jake's increasingly erratic behavior starts to cause a rift between the couple. Alex worries that the adults in her son's life are labeling him prematurely, while Greg wonders if Jake's fondness for dressing up might be more than just a phase.… MORE
A Time to Kill [24 July 1996 (USA)]
After his ten-year-old daughter is raped, Carl murders her perpetrators. He then faces a trial and calls upon his friend Jake Tyler, a lawyer, to help him win the case.
Bad Santa [26 November 2003 (USA)]
Rather than spreading good cheer, Willie, a swindler dressed up as Santa, and his elf partner Marcus try to rob a mall. Their motive fails when the thief befriends an eight-year-old boy.
Beauty Shop [24 March 2005 (CA)]
Gina works at a salon but her dream is to own a beauty shop. She quits her job and sets up her own business. It soon becomes the best place to get great haircuts and have heart-to-heart conversations.
Being John Malkovich [29 October 1999 (USA)]
A puppeteer takes up a job to support his family. While working late one night, he finds a portal that leads directly to the head of the Hollywood actor John Malkovich.
Big Momma's House [31 May 2000 (USA)]
FBI agent Malcolm specialises in disguising himself beyond recognition. This time, he transforms into an old lady to get hold of a bank robber who will visit his ex-girlfriend.
Black or White [3 December 2014 (USA)]
Elliot fights to seek custody of his granddaughter against Rowena, her paternal grandmother, leaving the young girl in a difficult situation of choice.
Call Me Crazy: A Five Film [20 April 2013 (USA)]
A psychotherapist (Octavia Spencer) helps a law student (Brittany Snow) cope with schizophrenia in one of five interconnected tales dealing with mental illness.
Chicken Party [14 October 2003 (Los Angeles)]
Chicken Party is a 2003 short film directed by Tate Taylor.
Coach Carter [13 January 2005 (USA)]
A sports goods store owner accepts the job of basketball coach for his old high school where he was a champion athlete. Dismayed by the attitudes of his players, he sets out to change things.
Dinner for Schmucks [30 July 2010 (USA)]
When Tim learns that his supervisor hosts a monthly dinner where his colleagues make a fool out of their guests, he decides to take an eccentric Barry Speck to the party hoping to land a promotion.
Dolittle [January 2020 (Austria)]
Dr. John Dolittle lives in solitude behind the high walls of his lush manor in 19th-century England. His only companionship comes from an array of exotic animals that he speaks to on a daily basis. But when young Queen Victoria becomes gravely ill, the eccentric doctor and his furry friends embark on an epic adventure to a mythical island to find the cure.
Drag Me To Hell [27 May 2009 (United Kingdom)]
When loan officer Christine Brown refuses an old lady an extension on her loan, the lady places a curse of the Lamia upon Christine. Once cursed, Christine's life is turned into a living nightmare.
Fathers and Daughters [19 November 2015 (Russia)]
After the death of his wife, 27-year-old Jake has a mental breakdown. Years later, his daughter, Katie, suffers the repercussions of Jake's downfall as she tries to form her own relationships.
Flypaper [19 August 2011 (USA)]
Tripp Kennedy, who is caught between two robberies at the same bank, tries to protect Kaitlin with whom he has secretly fallen in love.
Fruitvale Station [12 July 2013 (USA)]
Though he once spent time in San Quentin, 22-year-old black man Oscar Grant (Michael B. Jordan) is now trying hard to live a clean life and support his girlfriend (Melonie Diaz) and young daughter (Ariana Neal). Flashbacks reveal the last day in Oscar's life, in which he accompanied his family and friends to San Francisco to watch fireworks on New Year's Eve, and, on the way back home, became swept up in an altercation with police that ended in tragedy. Based on a true story.… MORE
Get on Up [1 August 2014 (Canada)]
James Brown struggles to overcome the challenges of poverty and misfortune to emerge as one of the most successful musicians of his time.
Gifted [7 April 2017 (USA)]
Frank, a single man raising his genius niece, Mary, gets into a legal battle with his mother, Evelyn, over her custody. However, Evelyn will do anything to make Mary complete her mother's project.
Halloween II [28 August 2009 (USA)]
Laurie Strode finds herself rushed to the hospital after her brother attacks her. Whilst law enforcement continues their hunt for the killer, Myers heads to the hospital where Laurie is treated.
Hidden Figures [6 January 2017 (Canada)]
Three female African-American mathematicians play a pivotal role in astronaut John Glenn's launch into orbit. Meanwhile, they also have to deal with racial and gender discrimination at work.
Instant Family [16 November 2018 (Canada)]
A married couple, Pete and Ellie Wagner, decide to adopt Lizzy, a teenager. However, life turns challenging when they realise Lizzy has two more siblings.
Insurgent [11 March 2015 (London)]
Tris Prior is a divergent who does not belong to any one faction dictated by the government. She must unite with other divergents and unravel a conspiracy that threatens their lives.
Jesus People: The Movie [21 April 2009]
A preacher's attempt to connect with his rebellious teenage son leads to the formation of the country's worst Christian pop band.
Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde [2 July 2003 (USA)]
Elle postpones her wedding plans and sets off to Washington D.C. to enable the passing of a bill which bans animal testing.
Luce [5 June 2020 (Japan)]
A liberal-minded couple, Amy and Peter Edgar, are forced to reconsider their image of their adopted son after they discover he has written an extremley disturbing essay for his class at school.
Ma [30 May 2019 (Germany)]
A lonely middle-aged woman befriends some teenagers and decides to let them party in the basement of her home. But there are some house rules: One of the kids has to stay sober, don't curse, and never go upstairs. They must also refer to her as Ma. But as Ma's hospitality starts to curdle into obsession, what began as a teenage dream turns into a terrorizing nightmare, and Ma's place goes from the best place in town to the worst place on Earth.… MORE
Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing and Charm School [12 January 2006 (Netherlands)]
Widower Frank (Robert Carlyle), still overcome with grief at the death of his wife, helps stranger Steve (John Goodman) fulfill his dying wish: to reunite with a former love, Marienne (Mary Steenburgen), now the proprietor of a Pasadena, Calif., dance school. Frank's promise to the man sets into motion his own journey of self-discovery when he attends classes at the school and meets the lovely Meredith (Marisa Tomei), a woman beset by her own troubles.… MORE
Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous [24 March 2005 (USA)]
After Miss USA and her companion get kidnapped, FBI agent Gracie goes undercover to Las Vegas for investigating the case. She decides to find them on her own even if it means disobeying direct orders.
Never Been Kissed [8 June 2010 (Ireland)]
Darkly disturbing thriller set in Texas. When the son of local wealthy mogul Chester Conway is found dead with the beaten body of a local prostitute, suspicion falls onto Deputy Sheriff Lou Ford - who until now was thought of as a stoic pillar in the community. The Sheriff is revealed to be a cunning, sadistic sociopath.
Paradise [14 November 2007 (South Korea)]
An amateur criminal decides to rob a bank to save his sick daughter. His plan falls apart when professional thieves enter the bank at the same exact time.
Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters [7 August 2013 (Ireland)]
Young demigod Percy Jackson sets off on a quest to find the Golden Fleece in the Sea of Monsters. His half-brother Tyson and friends Annabeth and Grover join hands with him to help him find it.
Pretty Persuasion [12 August 2005 (USA)]
Kimberly, a high school student, convinces her friends Brittany and Randa to falsely accuse their English teacher of sexual assault. However, things spiral out of control when the media gets involved.
Pretty Ugly People [19 September 2009 (USA)]
A woman summons her best friends from college into the wilderness for a four-day camping trip, and everyone quickly discovers that they haven't exactly been told the whole truth about why she's scheduled the outing.
Pulse [3 February 2001 (Japan)]
After college student Taguchi (Kenji Mizuhashi) commits suicide, a number of young adults living in Tokyo witness terrifying visions transferred across the Internet. As more people disappear throughout the city, the Internet becomes a breeding ground for malevolent spirits. Three seemingly disconnected stories follow Michi (Kumiko Aso), Ryosuke (Haruhiko Katô) and Harue (Koyuki) as they attempt to solve the mystery behind the ghostly visions that are seeping beyond their computer monitors.… MORE
Seven Pounds [19 December 2008 (USA)]
Ben Thomas, an IRS agent, is guilt-ridden for his mistake that killed seven people including his fiancee. He embarks on an extraordinary journey in order to change the lives of seven strangers.
Small Town Crime [2017 (USA)]
When alcoholic ex-cop Mike Kendall finds the body of a young woman, he becomes obsessed with redeeming himself by finding the killer. In the process, he puts himself and his family in danger while hanging out with an assortment of shady characters.
Smashed [12 October 2012 (USA)]
Los Angeles schoolteacher Kate (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) and her husband, Charlie (Aaron Paul), each have a drinking problem. Up to now, her life seems like one big, boozy party, but her latest drinking binge catches up to her at work, and she later spends the night alone on the street. Kate now realizes that she has hit rock bottom. She agrees to attend Alcoholics Anonymous meetings with the school's vice principal (Nick Offerman) and takes her first step on the challenging road to sobriety.… MORE
Snowpiercer [29 July 2013 (Times Square Mall)]
Survivors of Earth's second Ice Age live out their days on a luxury train that ploughs through snow and ice. The train's poorest residents, who live in the squalid caboose, plan to improve their lot by taking over the engine room.
Spider-Man [24 May 2002 (India)]
Peter Parker, a shy high school student, is often bullied by his classmates. However, his life changes when he is bitten by a genetically altered spider and gains superpowers.
The Divergent Series: Allegiant [8 March 2016 (Thailand)]
Tris (Shailene Woodley) escapes with Four (Theo James) to journey beyond the wall that encloses Chicago. For the first time, they leave the only city and family they have ever known to find a peaceful solution. Once outside, they learn shocking new truths that render old discoveries meaningless. As the ruthless battle threatens humanity, Tris and Four quickly decide who to trust to survive. Tris must ultimately make difficult choices about courage, allegiance, sacrifice and love.… MORE
The Free World [23 September 2016 (USA)]
Released from prison for a crime he didn't commit, a man (Boyd Holbrook) goes on the run with a woman (Elisabeth Moss) who's suspected of killing her abusive husband.
The Great Gilly Hopkins [7 October 2016 (USA)]
Young and feisty Gilly Hopkins (Sophie Nélisse) devises a scheme to escape from her new foster home and reunite with her birth mother.
The Help [25 November 2011 (India)]
Skeeter, an aspiring author, decides to write a book on African-American maids and the struggles they face on a daily basis.
The Nines [31 August 2007 (USA)]
Three actors (Ryan Reynolds, Hope Davis, Melissa McCarthy) tackle the principal roles in a trio of stories. In "The Prisoner," a publicist and a neighbor are the only links to the outside world for an actor under house arrest. "Reality Television" charts the production of a TV sitcom. In "Knowing," a video-game designer and his family are stranded in the forest after their car breaks down.… MORE
The Shack [4 November 2005 (Brazil)]
Karinna, a beautiful young prostitute, meets two hustlers, Deco and Naldinho. Both of them fall heavily in love with her but in doing so, threaten to destroy their own life-long friendship. As the trio live and love among the demi-monde of the coast of Bahia, a bloody brawl leads to them attempting to follow their own individual paths, but will they succeed?… MORE
The Shape of Water [18 January 2018 (Russia)]
Elisa, a lonely janitor, stumbles upon an amphibious creature that is held captive in a secret research facility. She then develops a unique relationship with the creature.
The Soloist [24 April 2009 (Canada)]
A journalist befriends a homeless mentally ill, street musician who possesses extraordinary talent. Inspired by his life story, he writes an acclaimed series of articles.
The Witches [22 February 1967 (Italy)]
The same actress (Silvana Mangano) plays five different women in five sketches by five Italian filmmakers.
Win a Date with Tad Hamilton! [23 January 2004 (USA)]
Rosalee's dream comes true when she wins a date with her screen idol, Tad Hamilton. However, she slips into a dilemma when she discovers that her best friend Pete is in love with her.
Zootropolis [10 February 2016 (Belgium)]
When Judy Hopps, a rookie officer in the Zootopia Police Department, sniffs out a sinister plot, she enlists the help of a con artist to solve the case in order to prove her abilities to Chief Bogo.
- 25 May 1970.
- Montgomery, Alabama, United States.
- 1.57 m.