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Spencer, Octavia

Overview
Works: 86 works in 465 publications in 4 languages and 32,892 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Juvenile works  Social problem films  Action and adventure films  Dystopian films  Science fiction films  Children's films  Historical films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Author, Performer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Octavia Spencer
Publications by Octavia Spencer
Most widely held works by Octavia Spencer
The Help by Tate Taylor( visu )
44 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,631 libraries worldwide
In 1960s Mississippi, Skeeter, a southern society girl, returns from college determined to become a writer, but turns her friends' lives, and a small Mississippi town, upside down when she decides to interview the black women who have spent their lives taking care of prominent southern families. Aibileen, Skeeter's best friend's housekeeper, is the first to open up, to the dismay of her friends in the tight-knit black community
Hidden figures by Margot Lee Shetterly( visu )
35 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,983 libraries worldwide
As the United States raced against Russia to put a man in space, NASA found untapped talent in a group of African-American female mathematicians that served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in U.S. history. Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, and Katherine Johnson crossed all gender, race, and professional lines while their brilliance and desire to dream big, beyond anything ever accomplished before by the human race, firmly cemented them in U.S. history as true American heroes
Zootopia by Byron Howard( visu )
22 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 2,415 libraries worldwide
Zootopia is a city like no other. Comprising habitat neighborhoods like ritzy Sahara Square and frigid Tundratown, it's a melting pot where animals from every environment live together. But when optimistic Officer Judy Hopps arrives, she discovers that being the first bunny on a police force of big, tough animals isn't so easy. Determined to prove herself, she jumps at the opportunity to crack a case, even if it means partnering with a fast-talking, scam-artist fox, Nick Wilde
The Divergent series by Robert Schwentke( visu )
29 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 2,407 libraries worldwide
Tris and Four are now fugitives on the run, hunted by Jeanine, the leader of the power-hungry Erudite elite. Racing against time, they must find out what Tris's family sacrificed their lives to protect, and why the Erudite leaders will do anything to stop them. Haunted by her past choices but desperate to protect the ones she loves, Tris, with Four at her side, face one impossible challenge after another as they unlock the truth about the past and ultimately the future of their world
The shack by William P Young( visu )
16 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,901 libraries worldwide
After suffering a family tragedy, Mack Phillips spirals into a deep depression causing him to question his innermost beliefs. Facing a crisis of faith, he receives a mysterious letter urging him to an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness
Allegiant ( visu )
15 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,880 libraries worldwide
Tris must escape with Four and go beyond the wall enclosing Chicago. For the first time ever, they will leave the only city and family they have ever known. Once outside, old discoveries are quickly rendered meaningless with the revelation of shocking new truths. Tris and Four must quickly decide who they can trust as a ruthless battle ignites beyond the walls of Chicago which threatens all of humanity. In order to survive, Tris will be forced to make impossible choices
Fruitvale Station by Ryan Coogler( visu )
26 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,829 libraries worldwide
Filmmaker Ryan Coogler makes his feature directorial debut with this drama centered on the tragic shooting of Oscar Grant (Michael B. Jordan), a vibrant 22-year-old Bay Area father who was senselessly gunned down by BART officers on New Year's Day in 2009, and whose murder sent shockwaves through the nation after being captured on camera by his fellow passengers
Black or white ( visu )
22 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and German and held by 1,705 libraries worldwide
The story of a grandfather who is suddenly left to care for his beloved granddaughter, but when her paternal grandmother seeks custody with the help of her brother, the little girl is torn between two families who love her deeply. With the best intentions at heart, both families fight for what they feel is right and are soon forced to confront their true feelings about race, forgiveness, and understanding
Snowpiercer by Ed Harris( visu )
32 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and French and held by 1,596 libraries worldwide
The film is set in the future (AD 2031) where, after a failed experiment to stop global warming, an Ice Age kills off all life on the planet except for the inhabitants of the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe and is powered by a sacred perpetual-motion engine. Its inhabitants are divided by class; the lower-class passengers in one of the last cars stage an uprising, moving car by car up to the front of the train, where the oppressive rich and powerful ride
Gifted ( visu )
8 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,413 libraries worldwide
Frank Adler is a single man raising a child prodigy, his spirited young niece Mary, in a coastal town in Florida. Frank's plans for a normal school life for Mary are foiled when the seven-year-old's mathematical abilities come to the attention of Frank's formidable mother Evelyn, whose plans for her granddaughter threaten to separate Frank and Mary
Get On Up by Tate Taylor( visu )
20 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,273 libraries worldwide
Based on the life story of the Godfather of Soul, takes a look inside the music, moves and moods of James Brown, from his impoverished childhood to his evolution into one of the most influential figures of the 20th century
Win a Date with Tad Hamilton! by Robert Luketic( visu )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,100 libraries worldwide
Rosalee Futch is a grocery clerk living in rural West Virginia. She dreams of meeting her big-screen idol, Tad Hamilton. Her chance is the Win a Date with Tad Hamilton contest that was cooked up by Tad's agent and manager to clean up Tad's bad-boy image. When Tad meets Rosalee and gets a taste of what he's been missing in the real world, he decides he wants more and moves to West Virginia, turning Rosalee's dream come true into a nightmare for Richard Levy (Tad's agent), Richard Levy (Tad's manager) and, most of all, Pete (Rosalee's best friend and secret admirer)
The great Gilly Hopkins by Katherine Paterson( visu )
7 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 883 libraries worldwide
Gilly Hopkins has seen more than her share of foster homes and has outwitted every family she has lived with. In an effort to escape her new foster mother Maime Trotter's endless loving care, Gilly concocts a plan that she believes will bring her mother running to her rescue. But when the ploy blows up in Gilly's face it threatens to ruin the only chance she's ever had to be part of a real family
The case of the time-capsule bandit by Octavia Spencer( Book )
6 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 863 libraries worldwide
Twelve-year-old Randi, unhappy about moving from Brooklyn to Deer Creek, Tennessee, after her mother's death, soon finds new friends and a case to solve surrounding a stolen time capsule and rumors of a centuries-old treasure
Fathers & daughters ( visu )
8 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 773 libraries worldwide
A Pulitzer winning writer grapples with being a widower and father after a mental breakdown, while, 27 years later, his grown daughter struggles to forget connections of her own
Smashed by James Ponsoldt( visu )
16 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 719 libraries worldwide
Kate and Charlie are a young married couple whose bond is built on a mutual love of music, laughter and drinking--especially the drinking. When Kate's drinking leads her to dangerous places and her job as a school teacher is put into jeopardy, she decides to join AA and get sober. Her new lifestyle calls into question whether or not her relationship with Charlie is built on love, or just a boozy diversion from adulthood
The sweetest heist in history by Octavia Spencer( Book )
6 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 611 libraries worldwide
Randi Rhodes and her friends are heading back to Brooklyn to solve another mystery
The case of the time-capsule bandit by Octavia Spencer( Sound Recording )
17 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 380 libraries worldwide
Deer Creek is a small town whose only hope for survival is the success of their Founder's Day Festival. But the festival's main attraction, a time capsule that many people believe hold the town's treasure, has gone missing
Paradise ( visu )
4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 325 libraries worldwide
After a nearly fatal accident, 21-year-old Lamb Mannerheim is beginning to realize that the world is much bigger than her small, God-fearing Montana town. Armed with a big, fat insurance payout and a checklist of untried sins, Las Vegas is the only place for her first taste of temptation. And, with the help of a few new friends, Lamb embarks on an oddball odyssey of lost souls, broken faith, and cheap cocktails
 
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Alternative Names
Octavia Spencer actrice américaine
Octavia Spencer actriz estadounidense
Octavia Spencer Amerikaans filmacteur
Octavia Spencer Amerikaans filmactrice
Octavia Spencer attrice statunitense
Octavia Spencer US-amerikanische Schauspielerin
Octavia Spencer yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä
Octavia Spencerová
Oktavia Spenser
Oktavija Spenser
Spencer, Octavia L. 1970-
Spenser, Octavia 1970-
Οκτάβια Σπένσερ
Октавиа Спенсер АНУ-ын жүжигчин
Октавия Спенсер
Октавия Спенсър
Октавија Спенсер
Октавія Спенсер
Օկտավիա Սպենսեր
אוקטביה ספנסר
אוקטביה ספנסר שחקנית אמריקאית
اوكتافيا سبنسر
أوكتافيا سبنسر ممثلة أمريكية
اکتاویا اسپنسر بازیگر آمریکایی
ოკტავია სპენსერი
옥타비아 스펜서
オクタヴィア・スペンサー
奥克塔维亚·斯宾塞
Languages
English (320)
German (11)
French (5)
Spanish (2)
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