Quvenzhané Wallis


STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 64 this week
Trailer
1:58 | Trailer
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, auditioned for her very first acting job,... See full bio »

How Cary Elwes Went From Fan to "Stranger Things" Star

Making his debut as the mayor of Hawkins, Cary Elwes marvels at the '80s references and his castmates on "Stranger Things."

Watch now

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

Watch on TV

Beat Bobby Flay
You've Got to Be Kidding Me! (S10, Ep10)
Thu, Jul 18 4:30 PM EDT on FOOD (452)

Editorial Lists

Related lists from IMDb editors

a list of 92 images
updated 6 months ago
 
a list of 10 images
updated 08 Oct 2015
 
a list of 15 images
updated 13 Jun 2013
 
a list of 26 images
updated 13 Jun 2013
 

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 21 people
created 1 week ago
 
a list of 35 images
created 05 Dec 2017
 
a list of 39 people
created 21 May 2018
 
a list of 23 people
created 22 Aug 2015
 
a list of 35 people
created 05 Apr 2017
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Quvenzhané Wallis's work have you seen?

User Polls

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

Known For

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

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actress (10 credits)
 2019 Black-ish (TV Series)
Kyra
- Enough Is Enough (2019) ... Kyra
- justakidfromcompton (2019) ... Kyra
- Son of a Pitch (2019) ... Kyra
- Dreamgirls and Boys (2019) ... Kyra
- Waltz in A Minor (2019) ... Kyra
 2016 Beyoncé: All Night (Video short)
 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
Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
Show Show Self (42 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

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

Height:

4' 11" (1.5 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[answering the question 'If you had caused the end of the world, what would you do?'] I would try to fix it. I would go to bed on time and brush my teeth. See more »

Trivia:

She appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.171 (2012), on June 29, 2012, and told Jay Leno that the Zhané part of her name means "fairy" in Swahili. Her nickname is "Naysie". According to a USA Today interview, her name is pronounced "Qui-ven-ZHEN-ay". See more »

Trademark:

Dog-shaped purses

Nickname:

Nazie See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed