No need to check Albert Nobb’s Janet McTeer for a penis. In the end it was The Help’s Octavia Spencer who won the 2012 Oscar for Best Supporting Actress. She’s going to need a bigger mantle for this and the other ten awards she won for her role as a maid who shares her stories with a journalist writing about racism in the South.
This is her first Academy Award. And it’s about time! She was robbed for her work in Halloween II and something called Herpes Boy.