Quvenzhané Wallis

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Quvenzhané Wallis
Wallis at the 6th Annual Essence Black Women in Hollywood in 2013
Born (2003-08-28) August 28, 2003 (age 20)
  • Actress
  • author
Years active2011–present

Quvenzhané Wallis (born August 28, 2003) is an American actress. Wallis' first movie was Beasts of the Southern Wild. She got nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress. This made her the youngest person ever to be nominated for the award.[1]

Wallis played Margaret Northup in the 2013 movie 12 Years a Slave. Wallis also played Annie in a remake of the musical Annie. Wallis does the voice of Almitra in the animated movie The Prophet.

Wallis was born in Houma, Louisiana.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Quvenzhané Wallis v Emmanuelle Riva: Best actress Oscar contested by oldest and youngest ever nominees - News - Films - the Independent". Independent.co.uk. Archived from the original on 2013-01-13. Retrieved 2017-08-31.