Quvenzhané Wallis stars in "Beasts of the Southern Wild," opposite Dwight Henry, as Hushpuppy. The role marks her professional acting debut.

Child actress Quvenzhané Wallis was born on August 28, 2003, in Houma, Louisiana. She attends Honduras Elementary School and is in the 3rd grade. She is the daughter of Venjie Sr. and Qulyndreia Wallis. Qunyquekya, Venjie Jr., and Vejon are her siblings.

Her favorite pastimes are reading, singing, dancing, acting and playing her iPod and Nintendo DS. Her favorite TV stars/singers are China McClain, Selena Gomez and Miley Cyrus, and her favorite food is stir-fry Alfredo Chicken. Her favorite sports are basketball, volleyball, dance and cheerleading.

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How old is she? Find out here.

Age: 13 years old
Birthday: August 28, 2003
Nickname: Nazie
Birthplace: Houma, LA

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