Octavia Spencer's (Loray) "Paradise" 1980s Red Sequin Gown & Boa W/COA - This sequin gown was worn by Academy Award Winning actress Octavia Spencer, as she portrayed the character “Loray” in the 2013 film, “Paradise”. The 1980s full-length gown is constructed out of a red sequined material and decorated with a silver trim and a red feather boa. Included with the gown is the original costumer’s “HOLD” tag with the following information, “#3 ‘Loray’, UNTITLED DIABLO CODY PROJECT, Ch. 1/N2 Sc.35, Dress - #34007256, Boa – NO # red feather.” This dress was worn by Octavia Spencer during the filming of the scene in which “Loray” performs on stage at the “Hi-Lo Room”. “Paradise” is a 2013 comedy-drama, which stars Julianne Hough, Russell Brand and Octavia Spencer. The film tells the story of “Lamb Mannerheim”, a young sheltered girl who was physically scarred from a plane crash, who suffers a crisis in faith, denounces her religion, and heads to Las Vegas to experience her wilder side. This item will be accompanied by a letter of authenticity from the costume house. Please note: a few strands of sequins have unraveled near the waist and are visible at the seams. Octavia Spencer (born May 25, 1972) is an American actress and author, whose breakthrough came in 2011, when she starred as Minny Jackson in the period drama film "The Help", for which she won the Academy Award, Golden Globe, SAG, BAFTA, and Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Supporting Actress. Spencer has received three nominations for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, including one win, and is the first African-American actress to receive two consecutive Academy Award nominations in back-to-back years, the first African-American actress to receive two Academy Award nominations after a win, and is tied with Viola Davis as the most nominated African-American actress to date. She has also won three Screen Actors Guild Awards, three National Board of Review Awards, two Satellite Awards, two Critics' Choice Movie Awards, a Golden Globe Award, and a BAFTA Award.