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Octavia Spencer wins best supporting actress Oscar
Octavia Spencer of 'The Help' wins best-supporting actress Oscar for role she inspired
By The Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) ' Octavia Spencer of "The Help" is the winner of the Academy Award for best supporting actress.

The 39-year-old Spencer played tart-tongued maid Minny Jackson in the movie about Southern life as the 1960s civil rights movement unfolded.

"Oh, thank you," a tearful Spencer said Sunday as many in the theater gave her a standing ovation.



The movie with Spencer is based on Kathryn Stockett's best-selling novel "The Help." Spencer's longtime friendship with the film's writer-director, Tate Taylor, ended up making the actress an inspiration for her character.

Spencer has played a range of characters in movies including "Dinner for Schmucks" and "Seven Pounds."


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