Octavia Spencer topped off an incredible awards season by winning the coveted Best Supporting Actress award at the 2012 Academy Awards.
Viola Davis attended the 2012 Academy Awards wearing her natural hair, which she told ESSENCE.com made her feel powerful. Despite not winning the Best Actress award she was nominated for, Davis remains a winner in our eyes.
Three days before the Oscars, Davis attended ESSENCE’s 5th Annual Black Women in Hollywood luncheon where she presented her Help co-star Octavia Spencer with the “Breakthrough Performance” award.
Octavia Spencer attended ESSENCE’s 5th Annual Black Women in Hollywood luncheon where she was given the “Breakthrough Performance” award.
Clad in a bright orange Herve L. Leroux gown, Davis earned an Outstanding Actress award at the 2012 NAACP Image Awards.
Spencer also scooped up the Outstanding Supporting Actress award at the 2012 NAACP Image Awards.
Davis was nominated in the Best Actress category at the BAFTA Awards in London. She lost to Meryl Streep.
Spencer continued her winning streak, taking home the Best Actress award at the BAFTA’s (British Academy Film and Television Awards) on February 12.
The Help star snagged the Outstanding Performance By A Female Actor In A Leading Role award at the 2012 Screen Actor’s Guild Awards on January 29.
Spencer attended the 2012 Screen Actor’s Guild Awards where she won Best Supporting Actress for her role in The Help.
Viola Davis, in a stunning Emilio Pucci custom one-shoulder bordeaux chiffon gown, was nominated for a Golden Globe in the Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture category.
Spencer attended the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards where she won for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role.
Davis kicked off the 2012 awards season by winning in the Best Actress category at the 17th Annual Critics Choice Movie Awards on January 12.
Like her Help co-star Viola Davis, Spencer also kicked off 2012 on a great note, winning the in the Best Supporting Actress category at the 17th Annual Critics Choice Movie Awards.