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Octavia Spencer: Maid to Win

March 7, 2012

Octavia Spencer wins the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for playing Minny in “The Help” (2011). She sat in the front row. Hattie McDaniel was the first African-American to win in the same category for playing Mammy in “Gone With the Wind” (1939). She sat in the back. They both played maids.

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