AARP The Magazine, December 2017/January 2018
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From front: Octavia Spencer and Viola Davis
Role: Minny Jackson, outspoken maid
Awards: Oscar; Golden Globe; BAFTA Film Award; Palm Springs International Film Festival, breakthrough performance award
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From left: Michael B. Jordan, Octavia Spencer, Ryan Coogler
Role: Wanda Johnson, grieving mother
Award: AACTA International Award nomination
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From left: Allison Janney and Octavia Spencer
Role: Regina Tompkins, reluctant AA member
Award: People’s Choice nomination
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From left: Ray Stevenson and Octavia Spencer
Role: Johanna, leader of the peaceful faction in the Divergent sci-fi series
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Octavia Spencer leads the way.
Role: Dorothy Vaughan, NASA computing expert
Awards: Oscar nomination, Golden Globe nomination, Screen Actors Guild nomination
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Octavia Spencer as Minny Jackson and Kate McKinnon as Attorney General Jeff Sessions
Hosted in March.
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We sat down with Octavia Spencer for an extended interview, and she talked about her home in Alabama, the long road to success, and what she's planning next.
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