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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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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 24 wins & 41 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

12 Years a Slave
12 Years a Slave Margaret Northup
(2013)
Annie
Annie Annie
(2014)
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Trolls Harper
(2016)

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1 Interview | 3 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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4' 11" (1.5 m)
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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 »

Trivia:

At age 5, Nazie (her nickname), had to fib about her age to audition for her very first acting job--the starring role in Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012) because the minimum age to be considered was six. She eventually beat out some 4,000 other local kids to play Hushpuppy--the indomitable child prodigy and survivalist who lives with her dying father in the backwoods bayou squalor of Louisiana.... See more »

Trademark:

Dog-shaped purses

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Star Sign:

Virgo

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