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Keisha Castle-Hughes

Keisha Castle-Hughes (born 24 March 1990) is a New Zealand film actress who rose to prominence at the age of eleven when playing Paikea "Pai" Apirana in the 2002 film Whale Rider. The film was nominated for many awards, including an Academy Award for Best Actress of which she was the youngest female nominated in the Best Actress category and an award at the Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards for Best Actress, which she won in 2004. Since she made her film debut, Castle-Hughes has appeared in various films including Hey, Hey, It's Esther Blueburger (2008), New Zealand tele-movie Piece of my Heart (2009) and a small role in Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (2005). She also played the main role of the Virgin Mary, in the film The Nativity Story in (2006). Description above from the Wikipedia article Keisha Castle-Hughes, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Mar 24, 1990 In Donnybrook, Western Australia, Australia
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Wellwood
Latest Project:
Series FBI: Most Wanted 2020-01-07
Known For
Poster of Queen of Carthage
Poster of Vampire
Poster of Game of Thrones
Poster of Whale Rider
Movie Wellwood Deputy Gracie Marsh 2021
Series FBI: Most Wanted Hana Gibson 2020-01-07
Movie Tone-Deaf Wyatt 2019-03-10
Series On The Ropes Jess O'Connor 2018-11-28
Series Manhunt Tabby 2017-08-01
Movie Thank You for Your Service Alea 2017-10-26
Series Roadies Donna Mancini 2016-06-26
Movie Queen of Carthage Simi 2015-09-01
Movie Rewind Priya 2013-08-26
Series Game of Thrones Obara Sand 2011-04-17
Movie Red Dog Rosa 2011-08-04
Movie Vampire Jellyfish 2011-10-09
Movie The Vintner's Luck as Celeste 2009-09-01
Series Legend of the Seeker Unknown 2008-11-01
Movie Hey Hey It's Esther Blueburger Sunni 2008-02-10
Movie The Nativity Story Mary 2006-12-01
Movie Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith Queen of Naboo 2005-05-17
Movie Whale Rider Paikea Apirana 2003-01-30
Series The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18