Quvenzhané Wallis

Actress At just nine years old, Quvenzhané Wallis was already starring in hit films, garnering critical accalim and winning prestigious award nominations. Her breakout role in the 2012 fantasy drama Beasts of the Southern Wild put her in the category for Best Actress at the 85th Academy Awards, making her the youngest actress to ever achieve this feat and the third youngest to receive a nomination in any category. With her name still fresh on critics’ lips, the young starlet is set to shine in the upcoming drama 12 Years a Slave opposite Chiwetel Ejiofor and Brad Pitt, as well the indie short film Boneshaker.

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Willow Smith Reveals Why She Dropped Out of Annie Remake

Young star says "intuition" made her opt out of father's film.

Out and About: Mariah Carey Dazzles at Chelsea Piers in NYC

Plus, pics of Quvenzhané Wallis, Terrence J, Ludacris and more.

Quvenzhané Wallis Named Face of Armani Junior

The young actress takes the fashion world by storm.

Mea Culpa: Public Celebrity Apologies

When stars say "I'm sorry."

Rihanna, Quvenzhané Wallis, Janelle Monae and Others Make Forbes's 30 Under 30 List

African-Americans make their mark in the annual list of young influencers.
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