Willow Shields is Best Known For Playing the role as Primrose Everdeen in science fiction adventure film series The Hunger Games.
Born Name: Willow Shields
Years active: 2008–present
Born: June 01, 2000, 19 years and 4 months, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5 ft 3 in or 160 cm
Hair Color: Light Brown
Eye Color: Hazel
Measurements: 34-25-36 in or 86-63.5-91.5 cm
Bra size: 32A
Father – Rob Shields (Art Teacher)
Mother – Carrie
Siblings – Autumn Shields (Fraternal Twin Sister) (Actress), River Shields (Older Brother) (Actor)
Willow has German, English and Swedish ancestry.
Willow was mostly homeschooled.
Willow Shields is the daughter of Carrie and Rob Shields, an art teacher. She has a fraternal twin sister, and an older brother, River, both of whom are also actors.
Shields’ first job was in 2008 narrating the short film Las Vegas New Mexico 1875. She portrayed Lisa Rogan a.k.a. Lisa Royal in a 2009 episode of the USA Network drama In Plain Sight, entitled “In My Humboldt Opinion”, and the voice of a girl watching a gun fight in the 7-minute 2008 Western short film Las Vegas New Mexico 1875. In 2011, Shields appeared on CBS in the Hallmark Hall of Fame movie, Beyond the Blackboard, starring Emily VanCamp. In the television movie, Shields portrayed a homeless child named Grace.
Shields co-starred in The Hunger Games, portraying Primrose Everdeen. She reprised her role in the sequels, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1, and The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2. She has said that just growing up as the character is going to be really fun. It was announced in 2015 that Shields would star in the films The Wonder (released in 2017 under the title Into the Rainbow), directed by Norman Stone, and A Fall From Grace, directed by Jennifer Lynch.
On February 24, 2015, Shields was announced as one of the celebrities to compete on season 20 of Dancing with the Stars. Her professional partner was Mark Ballas. At age 14, she is the youngest competitor to ever appear on the show (taking the record from Zendaya, who was 16 when she competed on Season 16). In a shocking turn of events, the couple was eliminated in the seventh week of competition, (finishing in 7th place) despite receiving consistently high scores from the judges throughout the season.
She is signed to Principato Young Entertainment.
Willow debuted in films with a narrating role when she gave her voice in the film Las Vegas New Mexico 1875, a short film released in 2008.
First TV Show
In 2009, Shields played the role as Lisa Rogan / Lisa Royal on USA Network’s dramatic television series In Plain Sight in just 1 episode.
She works out. Willow does yoga and dancing to keep her fit. Willow has actively done dancing and gymnastics since her early childhood, which is her hobby also.
Willow Shields Favorite Things
Harry Potter Character – Ron Weasley
Author – John Green
Band – Typhoon
Ice Cream Flavor – Chocolate
Disney Movie – Cinderella
Movie – The Breakfast Club (1985)
Season – Summer
Willow Shields Facts
Willow started her acting career in 2008.
Willow really like photography and hence owns many cameras.
She participated in the 20th season of Dancing with the Stars, where she was partnered with choreographer Mark Ballas. She was 14 at that time and finished in 7th place.
Shields enjoys shopping at vintage stores.
If she is allowed to go anywhere in the world, she would love to go to Greece.
Shields is a juice lover. She had even tweeted and Instagrammed about the same.
Willow has numerous pet dogs and chickens at her home.
She loves reading, especially about history.
In The Hunger Games cast, she was most closest to Jennifer Lawrence.
In her free time, she loves making artist trading cards.
She admires actress Meryl Streep.