Wallis at the 85th Academy Awards
|Born||August 28, 2003|
|Houma, Louisiana, USA|
Quvenzhané Wallis is an American actress. She is known for her leading role as Hushpuppy in the critically acclaimed drama film Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012). For this role, she has been nominated and won several awards. As of 2013, she is the youngest actress ever to receive a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress at 9 years old.