Quvenzhané Wallis

Active - 2012 - 2016  |   Born - Aug 28, 2003 in Houma, Louisiana, United States  |  

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  • First part of her name, "Quven," is a combination of parts of her parents' names.
  • Lied about her age when she auditioned for Beasts of the Southern Wild; the casting call was for 6-to-9-year-olds and she was only 5.
  • Became the youngest actress to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress with her nomination for Beasts of the Southern Wild in 2013.