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Mon, 27 Feb 2012 07:09:05 GMT | By Sean Plummer
Oscars 2012: Best and worst moments

Best Supporting Actress: Octavia Spencer



octavia spencer wins best supporting actress oscar for The help (© Kevin Winter/Getty Images Entertainment)
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  • Mark Coulier and J. Roy Helland from The Iron Lady won the oscar for best makeup (© ROBYN BECK/AFP)
  • A Separation wins best foreign language film oscar (© ROBYN BECK/AFP)
  • octavia spencer wins best supporting actress oscar for The help (© Kevin Winter/Getty Images Entertainment)
  • Kirk Baxter and Angus Wall win best editing oscar for girl with the dragon tattoo (© ROBYN BECK/AFP)
  • Best Sound Mixing: Hugo
  • Most hold your breath moment (© ROBYN BECK/AFP)
  • Best Animation: Rango (© Kevin Winter/Getty Entertainment Images)
  • Best Visual Effects: Hugo (© Kevin Winter/Getty Entertainment Images)
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Octavia Spencer's turn as maid Minny Jackson in The Help was the odds-on favourite to win and the odds were on, and the attendants standing ovation was well deserved. She added the award to the Golden Globe won for the same role.

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