Octavia Spencer is on fire! Maybe you haven’t noticed, but 47-year-old Octavia Lenora Spencer has been all over the place. And soon she will play the first black millionaire, black hair care product pioneer, Madam C. J. Walker!
Check out just a few of her projects she’s done in 2019.
Octavia Spencer in ‘Truth Be Told’ on Apple TV
Octavia Spencer in ‘Luce’
Octavia Spencer as ‘Ma’
2020 Will Prove To Be Another Busy Year
That’s not all, 2020 will prove to be just as busy, as Ms. Spencer will have two more feature films and two voice roles under her belt –
- Thunder Force (Currently filming)
- The Witches, directed by Robert Zemeckis (Post Production)
- Dolittle, voice of Dab-Dab (Post Production)
- Onward, voice of Madicore (Production)
Where Else Have You Seen Octavia Spencer?
This got me thinking, what else have I seen her in? Octavia Spencer burst on the scene way back in 1996. Did you catch her in any of these big flicks over the years?
- A Time To Kill
- Big Momma’s House
- Spider Man
- Legally Blonde 2: Red, White and Blonde
- Bad Santa
- Coach Carter
- Miss Congeniality 2 – Armed and Fabulous
- Beauty Shop
- Seven Pounds
- The Help
- Fruitvale Station
- Get On Up
- Hidden Figures
- The Shape of Water
- Green Book
Ever the talented sister, she even Executive Produced some of these projects, like Fruitvale Station, Green Book, Ma, Truth Be Told and Madam C. J. Walker.
She Also Has Her Fingerprints All Over Television
Not only has Ms. Spencer been in some pretty great movies, she also has her fingerprints all over television. Appearing in episodes of shows like Moesha, HawThorne, Black-ish, 30 Rock, The Big Bang Theory and Ugly Betty, just to name a few.
Madam C. J. Walker Coming Soon
And look out for another great t.v. show coming soon. Teaming up as a producer with Lebron James, our girl Octavia will be in the lead role as Madam C. J. Walker, the hair product pioneer that revolutionized black hair.
And The Rewards Keep Coming
Heavily decorated, Ms. Spencer has collected many awards. With 36 wins and 84 nominations, her role in ‘The Help” gained her 24 awards alone, including an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, according to Wikipedia.
Can’t wait to see what she’ll do next. Go ‘head Ms. Spencer, we ain’t mad atcha.
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