This fourteen-year-old triple threat (actor, singer, dancer) made a mark on Broadway — she starred opposite Denzel Washington and Viola Davis in 2010's Fences — before landing her first big film role as a ragamuffin in Annie. The philanthropic celeb-to-be was even recognized with a BET Black Girls Rock! M.A.D. Girl Award for her non-profit work.
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