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Quvenzhané Wallis

Quvenzhané Wallis was born on August 28, 2003 in Houma, Louisiana, USA. She is an actress, known for 12 Years a Slave (2013), Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012) and Annie (2014). See full bio »
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My audition turned out to be at the library and my Mom got a call from one of her friends and it was for a six-to-nine-year-old. So my Mom said I couldn't go 'cause I was only five. But we just went and we act like we're having nothin' to do; we had done nothin' wrong. And we just sneaked in because I was like one year younger so we just sneaked in and we walked out like we ain't done nothin'. So... See more »


She appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.171 (2012), on June 29, 2012, and told Jay Leno that the Zhané part of her name means "fairy" in Swahili. Her nickname is "Naysie". According to a USA Today interview, her name is pronounced "Qui-ven-ZHEN-ay". See more »


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