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Yara Shahidi

Born: February 1, 2000, Minneapolis, Minnesota - USA

Yara Shahidi is an American actress of African and Persian descent, who is best known for her role on the television series “Black-ish”.

Shahidi first made television appearances when she starred in several commercials for Ralph Lauren, McDonald's, GapKids, Target, GUESS Kids, The Children's Place, and Target. In 2009, she made her cinematic debut in the film “Imagine That”.

The actress began acting on the television series “The First Family” in 2012, before being cast as Zoey Johnson in "Black-ish” (2014). Her other television appearances have been on the shows "Entourage”, “Cold Case”, “Wizards of Waverly Place”, “Family Guy”, “Scandal”, “The Fosters”, “Trollhunters”, and more.


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The Sun is Also a Star (2019)

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Drama |
Romance |
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A teenage girl falls in love with a boy twelve hours before her family is deported to Jamaica.

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Smallfoot (2018)

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Animation |
Comedy |
USA |
| 96 Min

An animated adventure for all ages, with original music and an all-star cast, “Smallfoot” turns the Bigfoot legend upside down when a bright young Yeti (Channing Tatum) finds something he thought didn’t exist—a human. News of this “smallfoot” (James Corden) brings him fame and a chance with the girl of his dreams. It also throws the simple Yeti community into an uproar over what else might be out there in the big world beyond their snowy village, in a rollicking story about friendship, courage and the joy of discovery.

68 2018 96
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Trollhunters (2016)

TV Show
USA |
| 25 Min

After uncovering a mysterious amulet, an average teen assumes an unlikely destiny and sets out to save two worlds. Created by Guillermo del Toro.New on 2016-12-23

84 2016 25
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black-ish (2014)

TV Show
USA |
| 23 Min

A family man struggles to gain a sense of cultural identity while raising his kids in a predominantly white, upper-middle-class neighborhood.

71 2014 23
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Salt (2010)

Movie
Action |
Crime |
Thriller |
Mystery |
USA |
| 100 Min

Angelina Jolie stars in Columbia Pictures' Salt, a contemporary espionage thriller. Before becoming a CIA officer, Evelyn Salt (Jolie) swore an oath to duty, honor, and country. She will prove loyal to these when a defector accuses her of being a Russian sleeper spy. Salt goes on the run, using all her skills and years of experience as a covert operative to elude capture, protect her husband, and stay one step ahead of her colleagues at the CIA.

64 2010 100
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Imagine That (2009)

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| 107 Min

A financial executive who can't stop his career downspiral is invited into his daughter's imaginary world, where solutions to his problems await.

56 2009 107



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