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Quvenzhane Wallis Bio Details
Date of birth
Houma, Louisiana, USA
At the age of nine, Quvenzhane became the youngest actress to receive a Best Actress Academy Award nomination for her debut performance in the film Beasts Of The Southern Wilds.
Quvenzhane's name is derived from her parents names - Qu from her mother Qulyndreia and Ven from her father Venjie - and zhané, swahili for fairy.
Played Hushpuppy in the award winning film Beasts Of The Southern Wild, and also plays the title character in the 2014 remake of the film Annie