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Keisha Castle-Hughes



In 2004, 13-year-old Keisha Castle-Hughes became the youngest person ever to be nominated for an Academy Award in the Best Actress category. Born in Australia to a Maori mother and an Australian father, Castle-Hughes was discovered by a casting agent at her school in Mt. Wellington, New Zealand. With no previous acting experience, she made her film debut as the courageous, young Paikea in the highly acclaimed film Whale Rider. She won awards from the Broadcast Film Critics Association, Chicago Film Critics Association, and Online Film Critics Society for her performance. Castle-Hughes's roles for 2005 include the Queen of Naboo in Star Wars: Episode III.

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Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet Vampire
  • Jellyfish
2013
No Score Yet The Vintner's Luck
  • Celeste
2011
81% Red Dog
  • Rose
2011
50% Hey Hey It's Esther Blueburger
  • Sunni
2008
38% The Nativity Story
  • Mary
2006
79% Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith
  • Queen of Naboo
2005
90% Whale Rider
  • Paikea `Pai' Apirana
2003

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT
No Score Yet Legend of the Seeker
2008-2010
  • Creator
36% Roadies
2016
  • Donna Mancini
No Score Yet Rewind
2013
  • Priya
No Score Yet The Tonight Show With Jay Leno
2014
  • Guest
95% Game of Thrones
2011-2016
  • Obara Sand
100% The Almighty Johnsons
2011
  • Gaia

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