Q'orianka Waira Qoiana Kilcher
February 11, 1990
|Occupation||Actress, singer, dancer, choreographer, producer|
Q'Orianka Kilcher (born February 11, 1990 in Schweigmait, Germany) German-born American actress. She was raised in Hawaii. Q'Orianka's father is from Peru and he belongs to the Quechua/Huachipaeri, while her mother is of Swiss descent by way of Alaska. Her movie credits include the live action version of How the Grinch Stole Christmas, and the starring role of Pocahontas in The New World.
On June 1, 2010, Kilcher and her mother were arrested. Kilcher chained herself to the gates in front of the White House in Washington, D.C. Her mother poured black paint on her to signify oil. Kilcher was against President Barack Obama's meeting with Peruvian President Alan García. She said Garcia sold land in the Amazon rainforest to corporations while suppressing indigenous protests. She and her mother were charged with disorderly conduct. The charges were dropped on June 6, 2011 after they completed community service.
Filmography[change | change source]
|2000||How the Grinch Stole Christmas||Little Choir Member||Ron Howard|
|2002||Madison Heights||Maria Betancourt||Sharon Miller, Keith Shelton||Episode: "Small World"|
|2005||The New World||Pocahontas||Terrence Malick|
|2009||The People Speak||Herself||Tony Sacco||Documentary|
|2009||Princess Kaiulani||Princess Ka'iulani||Marc Forby|
|2010||The Power of Few||TBA||Leone Marucci||also producer|
|2010||Sons Of Anarchy (Television)||Kerrianne Larkin||Kurt Sutter||-- FX|
|2011||Shouting Secrets||Pinti||Korinna Sehringer|
|2012||Blaze You Out||Demi||Mateo Frazier, Diego Joaquin Lopez||Post production|
|2012||Firelight (Television)||Caroline||Darnell Martin||ABC (Hallmark)|
|2012||The Killing (Television)||Mary||-----||AMC|
|2013||Tarantula||Gabby||Oley Sassone||Pre production|
Awards and nominations[change | change source]
|2005||NBR Award||Best Breakthrough Performance by an Actress||The New World||Won|
|WAFCA Award||Best Breakthrough Performance||Nominated|
|2006||ALMA Award||Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture||Won|
|Broadcast Film Critics Association||Best Young Actress||Nominated|
|Critics Choice Award||Best Young Actress||Nominated|
|CFCA Award||Most Promising Performer||Nominated|
|Online Film Critics Society Awards||Best Breakthrough Performance||Won|
|Young Artist Award||Best Performance in a Feature Film (Comedy or Drama) - Leading Young Actress||Nominated|
References[change | change source]
- "Anchorage Daily News". Another Family Star. Archived from the original on February 6, 2006. Retrieved March 15, 2006.
- "democracynow.org". Actor Q'orianka Kilcher Arrested at White House Protest - Democracy NOW!. Retrieved June 11, 2011.
- "nbcwashington.com". "Pocahontas" Paints With All the Color of Oil. Retrieved June 3, 2010.
- Charge dropped in actress' White House protest[permanent dead link], Associated Press, June 6, 2011