Was listed as a potential nominee on the 2004 Razzie Award nominating ballot. He was suggested in the Worst Supporting Actor category, as well as Worst Screen Couple with co-star Dakota Fanning, in the film The Cat in the Hat (2003). He failed to receive either nomination.
His paternal grandfather was an Irish immigrant, and his paternal grandmother was born in New York, to Austrian Jewish parents. Spencer's mother has Irish and English ancestry.
Personal Quotes (1)
I get along great with my sister [Abigail Breslin] and I got along great with [Dakota Fanning]. Dakota was a great girl to work with. She was always very prepared and it's the same with my sister, who is also an actress.