Outstanding! 9-year-old Beast of Southern Wild' star, Quvenzhané Wallis makes history!
9-year-old Quvenzhané Wallis was nominated for ‘Best Actress’ for her role in ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild.’ Wallis made history as the youngest ever Oscar nominee in the ‘Best Actress’ category and the youngest African American Oscar nominee.
Can you believe this was the Louisiana native’s first acting job ever! She was only 5 when she auditioned for the lead role and 6 when she shot the film.
We can’t wait to see this young breakout star rock the red carpet! For complete list of nominees visit http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/tv-movies/complete-list-oscar-nominations-article-1.1237308