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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...
In 2013, became the youngest person ever to receive a Best Actress Oscar nomination for her performance in Beasts of the Southern Wild
(2012). She is also the first Academy Award nominee who was born in the 21st century.