Quvenzhane Wallis

Born:     August 28, 2003
Birthplace:    Houma, LA
Zodiac Sign:  Virgo

Career and Life

Quvenzhané Wallis (/kwəˈvændʒəneɪ/ kwə-VAN-jə-nay) is an American actress and author. She is best known for her roles as Hushpuppy in the drama film Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012) and Annie Bennett Stacks in the musical remake Annie (2014).

In 2012 she became the youngest actress ever to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress, as well as the first (and, to date, only) person born in the 21st century nominated for an acting Oscar. In 2014, Wallis received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical for Annie.

In 2017, Wallis published two books, Shai & Emmie Star in Break an Egg and A Night Out with Mama. She has since published two more books: Shai and Emmie Dancy Pants and Shai & Emmie Star in to the Rescue.


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