Caption: Meryl Streep, Christopher Plummer, Jean Dujardin and Octavia Spencer
Actress, Producer, Director
Born: May 25, 1970
Star sign: Gemini
Height: 5' 2" (1.57 m)
Known for: The Help (2011), Being John Malkovich (1999), Sniego traukinys (2013), Fruitvale Station (2013)
Spencer is a native of Montgomery, Alabama, which she claims is the proverbial buckle of the Bible belt. She's the sixth of seven siblings and holds a BS in Liberal Arts from Auburn University. A "closet" lover of acting, this practical Alabamian knew that she'd someday work in the film industry, but never dreamed it would be in front of the ...