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Amandla Stenberg


Named for the Zulu and Xhosa word for "power," Amandla was born in Los Angeles, California, to Karen Brailsford, a writer, and Tom Stenberg. Her mother is African-American and her father is Danish (and of part Inuit-Greenlandic ancestry). In the summer and fall of 2010, the actress shot her first feature, Colombiana (2011), an action-thriller ... See full bio »

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Everything, Everything
Everything, Everything Maddy Whittier
(2017)
The Hunger Games
(2012)
As You Are
As You Are Sarah
(2016)
Colombiana
Colombiana Cat - 10
(2011)

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 2018 The Darkest Minds (filming)
Ruby
 2016 As You Are
Sarah
 2015 Heads Up America (Video short)
 2015 Mr. Robinson (TV Series)
Halle Foster
- School's Out for Summer (2015) ... Halle Foster
- Can't Buy Me Love (2015) ... Halle Foster
- Love the One You're With (2015) ... Halle Foster
- Ain't Nothin' But a Hound Dog (2015) ... Halle Foster
- Flesh for Fantasy (2015) ... Halle Foster
 2014 Rio 2
Bia (voice)
 2013-2014 Sleepy Hollow (TV Series)
Macey Irving
- The Vessel (2014) ... Macey Irving
- The Golem (2013) ... Macey Irving
- Sanctuary (2013) ... Macey Irving
 2013/III Mercy (Short)
Sarah
 2012 A Taste of Romance (TV Movie)
Taylor
 2011 Colombiana
Cat - 10
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5' 3" (1.6 m)
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I think 'The Hunger Games' has a really powerful message about survival, and sacrificing for the ones you love. It's almost like a warning for us to not lose touch of our humanity. We live in a world in which we watch other's misfortunes for entertainment. See more »

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Named #1 Breakout Kid Actor of 2012 by "Entertainment Weekly". See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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