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Quvenzhané Wallis


Wallis was born in Houma, Louisiana, to Qulyndreia (Jackson) Wallis, a teacher, and Venjie Wallis, Sr., a truck driver. She has one sister, Qunyquekya, and two brothers, Vejon and Venjie, Jr. "Quven", the first part of her name, combines the first syllables of her parents' first names. Wallis, at age five, auditioned for her very first acting job,... See full bio »

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Known For

Annie Annie
(2014)
12 Years a Slave Margaret Northup
(2013)
Trolls Harper
(2016)

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 2019 Black-ish (TV Series)
Kyra
- Enough Is Enough (2019) ... Kyra
- justakidfromcompton (2019) ... Kyra
- Son of a Pitch (2019) ... Kyra
- Dreamgirls and Boys (2019) ... Kyra
- Waltz in A Minor (2019) ... Kyra
 2016 Beyoncé: All Night (Video short)
 2016 Trolls
Harper (voice)
 2015 Fathers & Daughters
Lucy
 2014 Annie
Annie
 2014 The Prophet
Almitra (voice)
 2013 12 Years a Slave
Margaret Northup
 2013 Boneshaker (Short)
Blessing
 2012 Beasts of the Southern Wild
Hushpuppy
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4' 11" (1.5 m)
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My audition turned out to be at the library and my Mom got a call from one of her friends and it was for a six-to-nine-year-old. So my Mom said I couldn't go 'cause I was only five. But we just went and we act like we're having nothin' to do; we had done nothin' wrong. And we just sneaked in because I was like one year younger so we just sneaked in and we walked out like we ain't done nothin'. So... See more »

Trivia:

Recalling why he cast completely unknown Quvenzhané for the leading role in her first-ever film, Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012), director Benh Zeitlin said, "It was just the feeling behind her eyes.". See more »

Trademark:

Dog-shaped purses

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Star Sign:

Virgo

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