Biography

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).

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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.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender -

Known Credits 16

Birthday 1990-03-24

Place of Birth Donnybrook, Western Australia, Australia

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

Wellwood as Deputy Gracie Marsh
2018 On The Ropes(4 episodes) as Jess O'Connor
2017 Thank You for Your Service as Alea
2016 Roadies(10 episodes) as Donna Mancini
2015 Queen of Carthage as Simi
2013 Rewind as Priya
2011 Vampire as Jellyfish
2011 Red Dog as Rosa
2011 Game of Thrones(8 episodes) as Obara Sand
2009 The Vintner's Luck as as Celeste
2008 Legend of the Seeker(1 episode)
2008 Hey Hey It's Esther Blueburger as Sunni
2006 The Nativity Story as Mary
2005 Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith as Queen of Naboo
2003 Whale Rider as Paikea Apirana
1953 The Academy Awards(1 episode)

Production

WellwoodProducer

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