- Date of Birth:
- October 23, 1998
- 5' 3"
- Los Angeles
Amandla Stenberg (born October 23, 1998) is an American actress and voice actress. Amandla was born in Los Angeles. She pursued acting at a very young age, landing her first Disney catalog modeling shoots when she was only four. She followed it up with numerous national commercial appearances, before landing her first film role in 2011’s Colombiana, appearing as the younger version of Zoe Saldana’s characters. Her breakthrough came in 2012’s The Hunger Games, when she was cast as the character Rue. She reprised the role in the 2013 sequel, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. She would voice the character Bia in Rio 2. Amandla also had a recurring role of Macey Irving in the FOX supernatural drama, Sleepy Hollow. She was announced to star alongside The Office’s Crag Robinson in the NBC sitcom, Mr. Robinson.
Best Known For:
Amandla Stenberg is best known as an actress, with her most noted role as Rue in The Hunger Games.
Amandla’s name means “power or strength” in Zulu. She is involved in the Share Our Strength charity, working to end childhood hunger in the United States. She is a love of books, fashion and knitting. She is good friends with Kiernan Shipka and Jaden Smith, going to prom with him in May 2015.