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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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 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)
 2013 Child Star Psychologist 3 with Kiernan Shipka (Short)
Amandla Stenberg
 2012 A Taste of Romance (TV Movie)
 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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