Person Details

Birthday: 1998-10-23 08:49:18

Aliases: No known aliases

Gender: Female

Place of birth: Los Angeles, California, USA

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Movie Involvements: 20

TV Involvements: 2


Most Famous Work

Biography

Amandla Stenberg (born October 23, 1998) is an American teen actor. They are best known for their portrayal of young Cataleya in Colombiana and Rue in The Hunger Games. Amandla (which means "power" in Zulu) Stenberg was born in Los Angeles, California, on October 23, 1998. Their mother, Karen Brailsford, is African-American, and their father, Tom Stenberg, is Danish (he was born in Copenhagen). Their paternal grandmother was from Greenland and had Inuit ancestry. At the age of four, Stenberg started doing catalog modeling shoots for Disney. They have appeared in commercials for McDonald's, Kmart, and more. In 2011, they appeared in their first feature film, Colombiana, as a younger version of Zoe Saldana's character. Stenberg's career breakthrough came when they were cast as Rue in the 2012 film, The Hunger Games, based on Suzanne Collins's young adult book. The Hunger Games was directed by Gary Ross and also stars Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Alexander Ludwig and Liam Hemsworth. In February 2012, it was announced that Stenberg would appear in Rio 2 as Bia, one of Blu and Jewel's daughters. In 2016, Amandla stated they prefer they/them pronouns in a Tumblr post.

Most Famous Work

The Darkest Minds
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7

The Darkest Minds

(2018) Ruby Daly
Sleepy Hollow
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7

Sleepy Hollow

(2013) Macey Irving
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
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7

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

(2013) Rue (archive footage) (uncredited)
Colombiana
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7

Colombiana

(2011) Cataleya Restrepo (Age10)
The Hunger Games
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7

The Hunger Games

(2012) Rue
Everything, Everything
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7

Everything, Everything

(2017) Maddy Whittier
The Hate U Give
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8

The Hate U Give

(2018) Starr Carter
Lemonade
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9

Lemonade

(2016) Herself

Acting

Camera

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2016 Director of Photography
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Directing

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2016 Director
2014 Director
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Editing

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2016 Editor
2014 Editor
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Production

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2016 Producer
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Writing

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2016 Writer
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Crew

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2014 Cinematography
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