Octavia Spencer won the Academy Award for her supporting role in “The Help.” She played a Mississippi housemaid during segregation. Two women in Dallas say they lived the experience.
“The Artist” won five Academy Awards on Sunday night including Best Picture, becoming the first silent film to win Hollywood’s highest honors since 1929.
Finally, an awards show with some surprises. The SAG Awards featured some unexpected winners, including “The Help” for best overall cast performance.