Quvenzhané Wallis Overview

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Born: August 28, 2003

Quvenzhané Wallis was born in Houma, Louisiana to Venjie Sr. and Qulyndreia Wallis. Producers and casting directors for the movie Beasts of the Southern Wild were looking for a little girl between the ages of six and nine for the starring role of Hushpuppy, but Quvenzhané at the age of only five caught their attention during her audition. She had no previous acting experience, but her spirit and emotional intelligence convinced them she was perfect for the part. They were proven right when she... See All


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