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Quvenzhané Wallis


Wallis was born in Houma, Louisiana, to Qulyndreia (Jackson) Wallis, a teacher, and Venjie Wallis, Sr., a truck driver. She has one sister, Qunyquekya, and two brothers, Vejon and Venjie, Jr. "Quven", the first part of her name, combines the first syllables of her parents' first names. Wallis, at age five, lied about her age to audition for her ... See full bio »

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

Known For

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

Filmography

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 2016 Trolls
Harper (voice)
 2015 Fathers & Daughters
Lucy
 2014 Annie
Annie
 2014 The Prophet
Almitra (voice)
 2013 12 Years a Slave
Margaret Northup
 2013 Boneshaker (Short)
Blessing
 2012 Beasts of the Southern Wild
Hushpuppy
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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:

Her name is pronounced "Qua-ven-zhah-nay". See more »

Trademark:

Dog-shaped purses

Nickname:

Nazie See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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