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Octavia Spencer on ‘Hidden Figures’ Oscar nods: ‘We are over the moon’


Just after learning of her Best Supporting Actress Oscar nomination for “Hidden Figures,” Octavia Spencer tells TODAY in a phone interview, “to be nominated for this role, in this time in history, is just really so humbling.” She says the film’s nominations are “frosting on the cake” in the wake of how it has been received, especially by children.