Amandla Stenberg


STARmeter
Top 5000
Up 91 this week
Clip
7:34 | Clip
Named for the Zulu and Xhosa word for "power," Amandla was born in Los Angeles, California, to Karen Brailsford, a writer, and Tom Stenberg, a businessman. Her mother is African-American and her father is Danish (and of part Inuit-Greenlandic ancestry). In the summer and fall of 2010, she shot her first feature, Colombiana (2011), an ... See full bio »

Child Stars, Then and Now

These successful stars have us asking, "Remember when?"

See all the photos

Celebrity Best Friends

These stars put the "best" in BFF.

See the gallery

On Prime Video

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

Editorial Lists

Related lists from IMDb editors

a list of 21 images
updated 3 months ago
 
a list of 52 images
updated 3 months ago
 
a list of 22 images
updated 6 months ago
 
a list of 20 images
updated 23 Oct 2020
 
a list of 29 images
updated 06 Mar 2019
 

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 32 images
created 3 months ago
 
a list of 30 people
created 03 Aug 2021
 
a list of 33 people
created 19 Dec 2017
 
a list of 40 people
created 07 Jul 2020
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDb page

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Amandla Stenberg's work have you seen?

User Polls

21st Century Scream Queens

Florence Pugh, Mia Goth, Keke Palmer, and more modern women killing the horror game.

See the gallery

11 wins & 15 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Known For

The Hate U Give Starr Carter
(2018)
The Darkest Minds Ruby Daly
(2018)
(2012)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actress (22 credits)
 2023 The Acolyte (TV Series) (filming)
- Episode #1.7 (2023) ... (rumored)
- Episode #1.6 (2023) ... (rumored)
- Episode #1.5 (2023) ... (rumored)
- Episode #1.4 (2023) ... (rumored)
- Episode #1.3 (2023) ... (rumored)
 2023 Wildwood (filming) (voice)
 2022 ZIWE (TV Series)
Penny
- Critical Race Theory (2022) ... Penny
 2022 Bodies Bodies Bodies
Sophie
 2021 Dear Evan Hansen
Alana Beck
 2020 The Eddy (TV Mini Series)
Julie
- The Eddy (2020) ... Julie
- Katarina (2020) ... Julie
- Sim (2020) ... Julie
- Maja (2020) ... Julie
- Jude (2020) ... Julie
 2019 Gaslight (Podcast Series)
Sarah
- Chapter X (2019) ... Sarah (voice)
- Chapter IX (2019) ... Sarah (voice)
- Chapter VIII (2019) ... Sarah (voice)
- Chapter VII (2019) ... Sarah (voice)
- Chapter VI (2019) ... Sarah (voice)
 2019 Drunk History (TV Series)
Elizabeth Eckford
- Trailblazers (2019) ... Elizabeth Eckford
 2018 Where Hands Touch
Leyna
 2018 The Hate U Give
Starr Carter
 2018 The Darkest Minds
Ruby Daly
 2017 Neo Yokio (TV Series)
Helenist
- O, the Helenists... (2017) ... Helenist (voice)
 2017 Everything, Everything
Maddy
 2016 As You Are
Sarah
 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 Indispensable Man (2014) ... Macey Irving
- The Vessel (2014) ... Macey Irving
- The Golem (2013) ... Macey Irving
- Sanctuary (2013) ... Macey Irving
 2013/III Mercy (Short)
Sarah
 2012 The Hunger Games
Rue
 2012 A Taste of Romance (TV Movie)
Taylor
 2011 Colombiana
Cataleya (aged 10)
Show Show Additional Crew (3 credits)
Show Show Composer (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (4 credits)
Show Show Music department (1 credit)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (54 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Participated in the seventh live reading of excerpts from the five screenplays selected for the Academy Nicholl Fellowship. The other actors participating in the reading were Tyrese Gibson, Rosa Salazar, and Wes Studi. The reading was directed by 2016 Nicholl fellow Geeta Malik.

Publicity Listings:

1 Article | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Height:

5' 3" (1.6 m)

Parents:

Karen Brailsford | Tom Stenberg
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

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 »

Trivia:

Mother is African-American and father is Danish. See more »

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed