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Amandla Stenberg


Named for the Zulu and Xhosa word for "power," Amandla is a force to be reckoned with. She was born in Los Angeles, California, to Karen Brailsford and Tom Stenberg. Her mother is African-American and her father is Danish (and of part Inuit-Greenlandic ancestry). Amandla landed the first of her Disney catalog modeling shoots when she was four years... See full bio »

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 2016 As You Are
Sarah
 2015 Mr. Robinson (TV Series)
Halle Foster
- School's Out for Summer (2015) ... Halle Foster
- Can't Buy Me Love (2015) ... Halle Foster
- Love the One You're With (2015) ... Halle Foster
- Ain't Nothin' But a Hound Dog (2015) ... Halle Foster
- Flesh for Fantasy (2015) ... Halle Foster
 2014 Rio 2
Bia (voice)
 2013-2014 Sleepy Hollow (TV Series)
Macey Irving
- The Vessel (2014) ... Macey Irving
- The Golem (2013) ... Macey Irving
- Sanctuary (2013) ... Macey Irving
 2013/III Mercy (Short)
Sarah
 2012 A Taste of Romance (TV Movie)
Taylor
 2011 Colombiana
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5' 3" (1.6 m)
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'A Tree Grows in Brooklyn' by Betty Smith is one of my favorites. Even though it doesn't have any monsters or crazy fantasy in it, it's such a raw story, and I can really relate to the characters. I think it's a beautiful story. See more »

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At the dedication ceremony of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C. on October 16, 2011, Amandla gave a speech entitled "Reflections on Women of the Civil Rights Movement" with Cicely Tyson. Her talk honored the four girls who were killed in the Birmingham church bombing in 1963. See more »

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Scorpio

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