Keisha Castle-Hughes is a New Zealand actress who rose to prominence for playing Paikea "Pai" Apirana in the film Whale Rider. She was nominated for several awards, including an Academy Award for Best Actress and an award at the Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards for Best Young Actor/Actress, which she won. Castle-Hughes has appeared in various films including Hey, Hey, It's Esther Blueburger, Piece of My Heart and Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith. She also performed as Mary of Nazareth in the 2006 film The Nativity Story. In 2015, she joined the cast of the HBO TV series Game of Thrones in Season 5 as Obara Sand.
|Born:||March 24, 1990, Donnybrook, Western Australia, Australia|
|Partner(s):||Bradley Hull (2003–2010)|
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About Keisha Castle-Hughes
Kiwi actress who attracted international attention for her Academy Award-nominated performance in Whale Rider. At the time, she was the youngest nominee in the Best Actress category at the age of thirteen. She began playing Obara Sand on HBO's Game of Thrones in 2015.
Keisha Castle-Hughes Before Fame
She was born in Western Australia but moved to New Zealand with her family when she was 18 months old.
Achievement of Keisha Castle-Hughes
In 2014, she appeared on an episode of the AMC series The Walking Dead.
Keisha Castle-Hughes Family Life
She married Jonathan Morrison in 2013 and she has a daughter named Felicity-Amore.
Associations of Keisha Castle-Hughes
She played Queen Apailana of Naboo in Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, a film that starred Natalie Portman in the role of Padme Amidala.
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