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Happy Birthday, Amandla Stenberg! Her Life In Film

The actress turns 25 years old.

Today (October 23), we celebrate the 25th birthday of the immensely talented Amandla Stenberg. From her remarkable debut as Young Cataleya in "Colombiana" to her iconic performances in "The Hunger Games" and "The Hate U Give," Amandla's cinematic journey has been nothing short of extraordinary. 

Her youthful brilliance and profound talent have enriched the film world, making her an inspirational figure. Join us as we revisit Amandla Stenberg's life in film!

  1. "Colombiana" (2011)

    1. Amandla's early role as Young Cataleya in this action-packed thriller marked the beginning of a remarkable career in film.

  2. "The Hunger Games" (2012)

    Amandla portrayed Rue, a pivotal character who captured viewers' hearts in this dystopian saga.

  3. "Everything, Everything" (2017)

    Amandla played Maddy Whittier, a teenager with a rare medical condition, in this romantic drama exploring love and adventure themes.

  4. "The Hate U Give" (2018)

    Amandla delivered a compelling performance in this emotionally charged drama as Starr Carter, a young woman who becomes a courageous activist after witnessing a tragic shooting.

  5. "Where Hands Touch" (2018)

    Amandla portrayed Leyna, a young Black girl in Nazi Germany, highlighting the complexities of identity and love during a turbulent period in history.

  6. "The Darkest Minds" (2018)

    Amandla took on the role of Ruby Daly, a character with extraordinary abilities, in this adaptation of Alexandra Bracken's young adult novel.

  7. "Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse" (2023)

    Amandla voiced the character of Margo Kess / Spider-Bytel, joining the iconic Spider-Man universe.

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