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Amandla Stenberg

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.


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Born:
Oct 23, 1998 In Los Angeles, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
20
First Appeared:
In the movie Colombiana 2011-07-27
Latest Project:
Movie Bodies, Bodies, Bodies 2022
Known For
Poster of With Him / Best to You / Better Numb
Poster of Rio 2
Poster of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
Poster of The Hunger Games
Filmography
Movie Bodies, Bodies, Bodies Unknown 2022
Movie Dear Evan Hansen Alana Beck 2021-09-23
Series The Eddy Julie 2020-05-08
Movie This Changes Everything Themself 2019-06-28
Series Gaslight Unknown 2019-11-18
Movie The Darkest Minds Ruby Daly 2018-07-25
Movie Where Hands Touch Leyna 2018-09-14
Movie BLKNWS BN Editor/Actor 2018-10-10
Movie The Hate U Give Starr Carter 2018-10-19
Movie With Him / Best to You / Better Numb Unknown 2017-04-03
Movie Everything, Everything Maddy Whittier 2017-05-18
Movie Lemonade Herself 2016-04-23
Movie As You Are Sarah 2016-12-08
Series Mr. Robinson Halle Foster 2015-08-05
Movie Rio 2 Bia (voice) 2014-03-19
Series Sleepy Hollow Macey Irving 2013-09-16
Movie The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Rue (archive footage) (uncredited) 2013-11-15
Movie The Hunger Games Rue 2012-03-12
Movie A Taste of Romance Taylor 2012-01-14
Movie Colombiana Cataleya Restrepo (Age10) 2011-07-27