9-Year Old Quvenzhané Wallis Receives Oscar Nomination For Best Actress In A Leading Role

//9-Year Old Quvenzhané Wallis Receives Oscar Nomination For Best Actress In A Leading Role

Quvenzhané Wallis just made history. With the announcement of the nominees for the 85th annual Academy Awards this morning, the Louisiana-born Wallis, just 9 years old, is now the youngest ever nominee for Best Actress in a Leading Role.

Wallis, who was just 5 when she auditioned for the role in “Beasts of the Southern Wild,” has received major recognition and critical acclaim for her portrayal of the character Hushpuppy.

SOURCE: Huffington Post

By | 2017-04-18T01:22:00+00:00 January 10th, 2013|Entertainment News|Comments Off on 9-Year Old Quvenzhané Wallis Receives Oscar Nomination For Best Actress In A Leading Role