Montgomery native Octavia Spencer has received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
According to Alabama News Network, Spencer’s start was dedicated at 6623 Hollywood Blvd. in front of Ballet Hollywood.
Spencer has many acting credits, beginning in 1996 with “A Time to Kill” and in more recent years “The Shape of Water,” “Hidden Figures,” and “The Help,” for which she won an Academy Award.
She attended Jefferson Davis High School in Montgomery, graduating in 1988. Afterwards she attended Auburn University.