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Yara Shahidi was born on February 10, 2000 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA as Yara Sayeh Shahidi. She is an actress and producer, known for Salt (2010), Black-ish (2014) and Alex Cross (2012). See full bio »

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Known For

Salt Salt's Young Neighbor
(2010)
Black-ish Zoey Johnson / Zora
(2014-2018)
Alex Cross Janelle Cross
(2012)
Grown-ish Zoey Johnson
(2018-2019)

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 2019 The Sun Is Also a Star (completed)
Natasha Kingsley
 2018-2019 Grown-ish (TV Series)
Zoey Johnson
- Workin' Me (2019) ... Zoey Johnson
- Messy (2019) ... Zoey Johnson
- Love Galore (2019) ... Zoey Johnson
- Girls Like You (2019) ... Zoey Johnson
- In My Feelings (2019) ... Zoey Johnson
 2018 3Below: Tales of Arcadia (TV Series)
Darci
- Last Night on Earth (2018) ... Darci (voice)
- Lightning in a Bottle (2018) ... Darci (voice)
- Party Crashers (2018) ... Darci (voice)
- Beetle Mania (2018) ... Darci (voice)
 2014-2018 Black-ish (TV Series)
Zoey Johnson / Zora
- Purple Rain (2018) ... Zoey Johnson
- Don't You Be My Neighbor (2018) ... Zoey Johnson
- Gap Year (2018) ... Zoey Johnson
- Dream Home (2018) ... Zoey Johnson
- Collateral Damage (2018) ... Zoey Johnson
 2018 Smallfoot
Brenda (voice)
 2016-2018 Trollhunters: Tales of Arcadia (TV Series)
Darci
- The Eternal Knight Pt.1 (2018) ... Darci (voice)
- So I'm Dating a Sorceress (2018) ... Darci (voice)
- Bad Coffee (2018) ... Darci (voice)
- Arcadia's Most Wanted (2018) ... Darci (voice)
- A Night Patroll (2018) ... Darci (voice)
 2018 Drake: Nice for What (Video short)
 2017 Miles from Tomorrowland (TV Series)
Malison
- Battle for the Zenith/Mission Force Plus One (2017) ... Malison (voice)
 2014 The Fosters (TV Series)
Maddie
- Play (2014) ... Maddie
- Adoption Day (2014) ... Maddie
 2014 Bad Teacher (TV Series)
Jalissa
- Pilot (2014) ... Jalissa
 2012-2013 The First Family (TV Series)
Chloe Johnson
- The First Class President (2013) ... Chloe Johnson
- The First Triangle (2013) ... Chloe Johnson
- The First Job (2013) ... Chloe Johnson
- The First Veep Down (2013) ... Chloe Johnson
- The First Trial (2013) ... Chloe Johnson
 2013 Scandal (TV Series)
Young Olivia
- YOLO (2013) ... Young Olivia
- Icarus (2013) ... Young Olivia
 2012 Alex Cross
Janelle Cross
 2012 The Finder (TV Series)
Adina Abreu
- The Conversation (2012) ... Adina Abreu
 2011 Rip City (TV Movie)
Montana
 2011 Butter
Destiny
 2011 Special Agent Oso (TV Series)
Leah
 2011 The Cape (TV Series)
Layla Voyt
- Endgame (2011) ... Layla Voyt
 2011 Family Guy (TV Series)
Little Girl
- Episode VI: It's a Trap (2011) ... Little Girl (voice)
 2010 $#*! My Dad Says (TV Series)
Girl Scout
- Pilot (2010) ... Girl Scout (uncredited)
 2010 Salt
Salt's Young Neighbor
 2010 Lie to Me (TV Series)
Olivia
- Teacher and Pupils (2010) ... Olivia
 2010 Unthinkable
Katie Humphries
 2009 Wizards of Waverly Place (TV Series)
Olive
- Doll House (2009) ... Olive
 2009 Cold Case (TV Series)
Meesha Sullivan '91
- Read Between the Lines (2009) ... Meesha Sullivan '91
 2009 In the Motherhood (TV Series)
Esther
- In Sickness and in Health (2009) ... Esther
- Practice What You Preach (2009) ... Esther
- Vacation (2009) ... Esther
- It Takes a Village Idiot (2009) ... Esther
 2009 Imagine That
Olivia Danielson
 2007 Entourage (TV Series)
Kandace West
- No Cannes Do (2007) ... Kandace West (uncredited)
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Height:

5' 3" (1.6 m)
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Personal Quote:

Life is too long NOT to make mistakes!

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She is continuously learning how to speak, write, and read Persian. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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