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Yara Shahidi


Yara Shahidi was born on February 10, 2000 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA as Yara Sayeh Shahidi. She is an actress, known for Black-ish (2014), Salt (2010) and Imagine That (2009). See full bio »

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Known For

Black-ish
Black-ish Zoey Johnson / Zora
(2014-2017)
Salt
Salt Salt's Young Neighbor
(2010)
Imagine That
Imagine That Olivia Danielson
(2009)
Unthinkable
Unthinkable Katie Humphries
(2010)

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 2014-2017 Black-ish (TV Series)
Zoey Johnson / Zora
- Sprinkles (2017) ... Zoey Johnson
- Liberal Arts (2017) ... Zoey Johnson
- All Groan Up (2017) ... Zoey Johnson
 2016 Trollhunters (TV Series)
Darci
- A Night to Remember (2016) ... Darci (voice)
- Party Monster (2016) ... Darci (voice)
- Where Is My Mind? (2016) ... Darci (voice)
- Airheads (2016) ... Darci (voice)
- Mudslinging (2016) ... Darci (voice)
 2014 The Fosters (TV Series)
Maddie
- Play (2014) ... Maddie
- Adoption Day (2014) ... Maddie
 2014 Bad Teacher (TV Series)
Jalissa
- Pilot (2014) ... Jalissa
 2013 Scandal (TV Series)
Young Olivia
- YOLO (2013) ... Young Olivia
- Icarus (2013) ... Young Olivia
 2012-2013 The First Family (TV Series)
Chloe Johnson
- The First Class President (2013) ... Chloe Johnson
- The First Triangle (2013) ... Chloe Johnson
- The First Job (2013) ... Chloe Johnson
- The First Veep Down (2013) ... Chloe Johnson
- The First Trial (2013) ... Chloe Johnson
 2012 The Finder (TV Series)
Adina Abreu
- The Conversation (2012) ... Adina Abreu
 2011 Rip City (TV Movie)
Montana
 2011 Butter
Destiny
 2011 Special Agent Oso (TV Series)
Leah
 2011 The Cape (TV Series)
Layla Voyt
- Endgame (2011) ... Layla Voyt
 2011 Family Guy (TV Series)
Little Girl
- Episode VI: It's a Trap (2011) ... Little Girl (voice)
 2010 $#*! My Dad Says (TV Series)
Girl Scout
- Pilot (2010) ... Girl Scout (uncredited)
 2010 Lie to Me (TV Series)
Olivia
- Teacher and Pupils (2010) ... Olivia
 2010 Unthinkable
Katie Humphries
 2009 Wizards of Waverly Place (TV Series)
Olive
- Doll House (2009) ... Olive
 2007 Entourage (TV Series)
Kandace West
- No Cannes Do (2007) ... Kandace West (uncredited)
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Height:

5' 3" (1.6 m)
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Life is too long NOT to make mistakes!

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Is the second cousin of rapper Nas. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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