November 17, 1998 |
Andover, Massachusetts, U.S.
Kara Hayward (born November 17, 1998) is an American actress, best known for her role as Suzy Bishop in the 2012 feature film Moonrise Kingdom, which earned her a 2013 Young Artist Award nomination in Best Performance in a Feature Film - Leading Young Actress.
Hayward was born and raised in Andover, Massachusetts. She acted in her first play in summer camp, Kaleidoscope.[where?] She went to an open casting call for Moonrise Kingdom and was chosen for the role of Suzy Bishop. It was her first movie audition and she was twelve years old at the time of filming. She has been a member of Mensa since the age of nine.
|2012||Moonrise Kingdom||Suzy Bishop||Lead role||Won - PFCS Award for Best Ensemble Acting
Nominated - Critics Choice Award for Best Young Actor/Actress
Nominated - CFCA Award for Most Promising Performer
Nominated - Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film - Leading Young Actress
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