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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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Height:

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:

Recalling why he cast completely unknown Quvenzhané for the leading role in her first-ever film, Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012), director Benh Zeitlin said, "It was just the feeling behind her eyes.". See more »

Trademark:

Dog-shaped purses

Nickname:

Nayzie See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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Please stop naming kids in languages you don't understand Shabtai1024
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Why did she relax her beautiful natural hair? immarcesible
Yes, yes, Oscar nominated! nemidwest
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A message for a black girl. kal97
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