Australian actress Keisha Castle-Hughes was cast as a Queen Apailana in Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith. She made her acting debut at the age of 12 in the 2002 film Whale Rider. She earned an Academy Award nomination for her role of Paikea, making her the yougest person ever nominated for Best Actress.

Film credits:

Hey Hey It's Esther Blueburger (2008) ... Sunni
The Nativity Story (2006) ... Mary
Star Wars: Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (2005) ... Ellé
Whale Rider (2002) ... Paikea

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