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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 series The Academy Awards 1953-03-18
Latest Project:
Movie Thank You for Your Service 2017-10-26
Known For
Poster of Rewind
Poster of Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith
Poster of Whale Rider
Movie Thank You for Your Service Alea 2017-10-26
Series Roadies Donna Mancini 2016-06-26
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
Movie Hey Hey It's Esther Blueburger Sunni 2008-04-10
Series Legend of the Seeker Unknown 2008-11-01
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