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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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As a fan of the books, I feel fortunate to be part of 'The Hunger Games' family. It was an amazing experience; I am proud of the film and my performance. I want to thank all of my fans and the entire 'Hunger Games' community for their support and loyalty. See more »

Trivia:

At the dedication ceremony of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C. on October 16, 2011, Amandla gave a speech entitled "Reflections on Women of the Civil Rights Movement" with Cicely Tyson. Her talk honored the four girls who were killed in the Birmingham church bombing in 1963. See more »

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Scorpio

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