Age: 13, born 28 August 2003
Born and residing in: United States
Height: 4' 11"
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Description: Quvenzhané Wallis (pronounced /kwɛˈvɑːnzæne/; is an American child actress from Houma, Louisiana. She is known for her leading role as Hushpuppy in the critically acclaimed film Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012). Wallis, at age five, had to lie about her age to audition for her very first acting job--the starring role in Beasts of the Southern Wild because the minimum age to be considered was six. She eventually beat out some 4,000 contenders for the role of Hushpuppy--the indomitable child prodigy and survivalist who lives with her dying father in the backwoods bayou squalor of Louisiana. Director Benh Zeitlin told 'T ... (more)
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