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Amandla Stenberg


Named for the Zulu word for "power," Amandla is a force to be reckoned with. She landed the first of her Disney catalog modeling shoots when she was four years old and has shot numerous national commercials, most notably for McDonald's with Ronald McDonald, for Walmart with DJ Tony, Anthony Okungbowa from Ellen DeGeneres (LeVar Burton directed), ... See full bio »

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 2015 Mr. Robinson (TV Series) (pre-production)
Halle Foster / Haley
- Ain't Nothin' But a Hound Dog (2015) ... Halle Foster
- Episode #1.4 (2015) ... Halle Foster
- Episode #1.2 (2015) ... Halle Foster
- Episode #1.3 (2015) ... Halle Foster
- Episode #1.6 (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
 2013 Child Star Psychologist 3 with Kiernan Shipka (Short)
Amandla Stenberg
 2012 A Taste of Romance (TV Movie)
Taylor
 2011 Colombiana
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5' 3" (1.6 m)
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I come from a very musical family. My dad taught me to play guitar. I play violin and drums as well. Violin, I started in elementary school. Drums actually came when I was in a program called 'Rock Star,' which was really awesome. We were doing a song by the Ramones, so I thought, 'Why not play the drums?' 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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