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Amandla Stenberg is an American actress of African-American and Danish descent who portrayed Rue in The Hunger Games film.[1] "Amandla" means "power" in Zulu, and "Stenberg" is Danish for "Stone mountain."


She made her feature film debut in 2011 in Colombiana as young Cataleya. Amandla has been featured in dozens of commercials since age 4. She also did some modeling for Disney. She also appeared in the TV series Sleepy Hollow.

She began playing the violin in 2013 and singing at LA venues along with singer/songwriter Zander Hawley. The duo released their first EP in August 2015.

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  1. Free Britney (04-18-2011). The Hunger Games Casts Dayo Okeniyi, Amandla Stenberg. The Hollywood Gossip. Retrieved on 04-18-2011.