Octavia Spencer - Rotten Tomatoes

Octavia Spencer

Highest Rated:   98% Zootopia (2016)
Lowest Rated:   10% Pulse (2006)
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Birthplace:   Montgomery, Alabama, USA
Had aspirations of pursuing a career in film production. Big-screen debut was in the 1996 drama A Time to Kill. Co-authored children's mystery book The Rock Holler Gang: Jr. Detectives in 2002. In 2003, made stage debut in the Los Angeles production of The Trials and Tribulations of a Trailer Trash Housewife.  Included on Entertainment Weekly's 2009 list of 25 Funniest Actresses in Hollywood.  Went on a 2009 book tour with the author of The Help and gave voice to the black characters in the tome. A few months later, she was cast as Minny Jackson in the film adaptation of the novel.  

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
No Score Yet The Shape of Water
  • Actor
2017
No Score Yet The Divergent Series: Ascendant
  • Actor
2017
64% Gifted
  • Roberta
$10.8M 2017
No Score Yet Car Dogs
  • Mrs. Barrett
2017
19% The Shack
  • Papa
$56.8M 2017
93% Hidden Figures
  • Dorothy Vaughan
$168.9M 2017
No Score Yet Small Town Crime
  • Actor
2017
23% Bad Santa 2
  • Opal
$17.7M 2016
65% The Great Gilly Hopkins
  • Miss Harris
2016
50% The Free World
  • Linda Workman
2016
28% Fathers And Daughters
  • Dr. Corman
2016
12% The Divergent Series: Allegiant
  • Johanna
2016
98% Zootopia
  • Mrs. Otterton
$341.3M 2016
29% Insurgent
  • Johanna Reyes
$114.2M 2015
40% Black or White
  • Rowena Jeffers
$15.6M 2015
No Score Yet Zbuntowana 3D
  • Actor
2015
80% Get On Up
  • Aunt Honey
$22.9M 2014
95% Snowpiercer
  • Tanya
$2.8M 2014
No Score Yet Jesus People
  • Actor
2014
21% Paradise
  • Loray
2013
No Score Yet Letters to Jackie: Remembering President Kennedy
  • Actor
2013
42% Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters
  • Martha
$68.6M 2013
94% Fruitvale Station
  • Oscar's Mother
$11.1M 2013
No Score Yet Call Me Crazy: A Five Film
  • Dr. Nance
2013
84% Smashed
  • Jenny
$0.4M 2012
No Score Yet Blues for Willadean
  • Actor
2012
No Score Yet Lost On Purpose
  • Actor
2012
17% Flypaper
  • Madge
$1.6k 2011
75% The Help
  • Minny Jackson
$169.8M 2011
42% Dinner for Schmucks
  • Madame Nora, the Pet Psychic
$73.0M 2010
No Score Yet Small Town Saturday Night
  • Rhonda Dooley
2010
92% Drag Me to Hell
  • Bank Co-Worker
$42.1M 2009
No Score Yet Herpes Boy
  • Rochelle
2009
No Score Yet The First Time
  • Mrs. Hambrick
2009
No Score Yet Pretty Ugly People
  • Mary
2008
65% The Nines
  • Streetwalker/Woman on Sidewalk
2007
10% Pulse
  • Landlady
$20.3M 2006
22% Marilyn Hotchkiss Ballroom Dancing & Charm School
  • Ayisha Lebaron
$0.2M 2006
65% Coach Carter
  • Mrs. Battle
$67.2M 2005
31% Breakin' All the Rules
  • Stylist
$11.9M 2004
52% Win a Date With Tad Hamilton!
  • Janine
$16.9M 2004
78% Bad Santa
  • Opal
2003
38% Legally Blonde 2 - Red, White & Blonde
  • Security Guard
$89.9M 2003
89% Spider-Man
  • Check-In Girl
$403.8M 2002
69% Everything Put Together
  • Nurse B
2001
No Score Yet Sol Goode
  • Unemployment Officer Clerk
2001
No Score Yet Four Dogs Playing Poker
  • Waitress
2000
30% Big Momma's House
  • Twila
$0.5M 2000
42% What Planet Are You From?
  • Baby Nurse
2000
29% American Virgin
  • Agnes Large
2000
93% Being John Malkovich
  • Woman In Elevator
1999
36% Blue Streak
  • Shawna
1999
57% Never Been Kissed
  • Cynthia
1999
17% Sparkler
  • QNS
1999
23% The Sixth Man
  • Nativity Watson
1997
67% A Time to Kill
  • Roark's Nurse
1996

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet Saturday Night Live
1975
  • Host
  • 2017
No Score Yet Tavis Smiley
2013
  • Guest
  • 2017
No Score Yet The Chew
2011
  • Guest
  • 2017
No Score Yet The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
2014
  • Guest
  • 2017
No Score Yet The Talk
2010
  • Guest
  • 2017
  • 2015
  • 2014
No Score Yet Jimmy Kimmel Live
2003
  • Guest
  • 2017
  • 2015
  • 2012
No Score Yet Charlie Rose
2013
  • Guest
  • 2016
91% The Late Show With Stephen Colbert
2015
  • Guest
  • 2016
No Score Yet Drunk History
2013
  • Actor
  • 2015
58% Red Band Society
2014-2015
  • Nurse Jackson
  • 2015
  • 2014
No Score Yet Mom
2013
  • Regina
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
No Score Yet The View
1997
  • Guest
  • 2015
  • 2013
  • 2011
No Score Yet Conan
2010
  • Guest
  • 2014
No Score Yet Late Night With Seth Meyers
2014
  • Guest
  • 2014
81% 30 Rock
2006-2013
  • Herself
  • 2013
No Score Yet CBS This Morning
2012
  • Guest
  • 2012
No Score Yet The Tonight Show With Jay Leno
1992-2014
  • Guest
  • 2012
  • 2011
53% Dollhouse
2009-2010
  • Professor Janack
  • 2009
No Score Yet CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
2000-2015
  • Sherry
  • 2008
82% The Big Bang Theory
2007
  • Octavia
  • 2008
No Score Yet Ugly Betty
2006-2010
  • Constance Grady
  • 2007
No Score Yet ER
1994-2009
  • Maria Jones
  • 1998
No Score Yet Mom
  • Regina

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