Brooklynn Prince

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Brooklynn Prince
Brooklynn Kimberly Prince

2010 (age 9–10)
Florida, USA
Years active2016–present

Brooklynn Kimberly Prince is an American child actress, widely known for her critically acclaimed role in the 2017 film The Florida Project.[1] She has since starred in the horror film The Turning, and the streaming television series, Home Before Dark.


Prince's parents began her career at age two, as she appeared in print and screen advertisements for Parenting, Chuck E. Cheese's, and Visit Orlando, among others.[2][3][4] In 2017, she starred in The Florida Project for which she received critical praise. She has since taken leading roles in The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part and The Angry Birds Movie 2.

In 2020, Prince starred in the horror film The Turning. She headlined the Apple TV+ series Home Before Dark, which is based on the life of Hilde Lysiak, a nine-year-old journalist. She also starred in the Disney+ movie, The One and Only Ivan, voicing Ruby the elephant.


Brooklynn Prince film work
Year Title Role Notes
2017 Robo-Dog: Airborne Mira Perry
The Florida Project Moonee
2018 Monsters at Large Sophie
2019 The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part Bianca
The Angry Birds Movie 2 Zoe (voice)
2020 The Turning Flora
The One and Only Ivan Ruby (voice)
Brooklynn Prince television work
Year Title Role Notes
2020 Home Before Dark Hilde Lisko Main role
Brooklynn Prince short film work
Year Title Role Notes
2019 Colours Natalie Director[5]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Award nominations for Brooklynn Prince
Year Award Category Nominated work Result Ref.
2017 Critics' Choice Movie Awards Best Young Performer The Florida Project Won [6]
Gotham Awards Breakthrough Actor Nominated [7]
Alliance of Women Film Journalists Best Breakthrough Performance Won [8]
San Diego Film Critics Society Breakthrough Artist Nominated [9]
Seattle Film Critics Society Best Youth Performance Won [10]
Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Best Breakthrough Performance Won [11]
Women Film Critics Circle Best Young Actress Won [12]
Chicago Film Critics Association Most Promising Performer Nominated [13]
Dublin Film Critics' Circle Breakthrough Artist of the Year Nominated [14]
Online Film Critics Society Best Breakout Star Nominated [15]
2018 Georgia Film Critics Association Breakthrough Artist Nominated [16]
Houston Film Critics Society Best Actress Nominated [17]
Young Artist Award Best Performance by a Leading Young Actress in a Feature Film Nominated [18]
2020 Hollywood Critics Association Next Generation of Hollywood Award N/A Won [19]


  1. ^ Fernandez, Alexia (January 11, 2018). "The Florida Project's Brooklynn Prince Tears Up During Critics Choice Awards Win". People. Retrieved February 12, 2018.
  2. ^ Patterson, Kelsey (January 12, 2018). "7-Year-Old Brooklynn Prince Steals Critics' Choice Awards With Tearful Acceptance Speech". Pop Culture. Retrieved March 6, 2018.
  3. ^ Saval, Malina (November 16, 2017). "Kids From 'The Florida Project' Talk About the Shoot – and the Importance of Ice Cream". Variety. Retrieved March 6, 2018.
  4. ^ "Brooklynn Prince TV Commercials". Retrieved March 6, 2018.
  5. ^ "8-Year-Old 'The Florida Project' Star Brooklynn Prince Directing a Short Film". Indiewire. Retrieved August 8, 2020.
  6. ^ Kilday, Gregg (December 6, 2017). "2018 Critics' Choice Awards Nominations: List in Full". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved February 12, 2018.
  7. ^ Erbland, Kate (November 27, 2017). "Gotham Awards 2017: Complete Winners List". IndieWire. Retrieved February 12, 2018.
  8. ^ McNary, Dave (January 9, 2018). "Alliance of Women Film Journalists Names 'Shape of Water' Best Film of 2017". Variety. Retrieved March 12, 2018.
  9. ^ "2017 San Diego Film Critics Society's Award Nominations". San Diego Film Critics Society. December 9, 2017. Archived from the original on December 10, 2017. Retrieved March 12, 2018.
  10. ^ Macdonald, Moira (December 18, 2017). "Seattle film critics name 'Get Out' best film of 2017". The Seattle Times. Retrieved March 12, 2018.
  11. ^ Cohen, Matt (December 8, 2017). "D.C.-Area Film Critics Name Get Out The Best Film of 2017". Washington City Paper. Retrieved March 12, 2018.
  12. ^ Butler, Karen (December 23, 2017). "Women Film Critics Circle honors 'Lady Bird,' 'Mudbound,' 'First They Killed My Father'". UPI. Retrieved March 12, 2018.
  13. ^ Nordine, Michael (December 13, 2017). "Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 2017: 'Lady Bird' Wins Big, but 'Call Me by Your Name' Has Strong Showing as Well". IndieWire. Retrieved March 12, 2018.
  14. ^ "The critics have spoken – Dublin Film Critics Circle Awards announced for 2017". Irish Independent. December 13, 2017. Retrieved December 29, 2019.
  15. ^ Anderson, Erik (December 17, 2017). "2017 Online Film Critics Society (OFCS) Nominations: The Shape of Water Leads with 8". AwardsWatch. Archived from the original on December 22, 2017. Retrieved March 12, 2018.
  16. ^ "2017 Awards". Georgia Film Critics Association. Retrieved March 12, 2018.
  17. ^ Peterson, Karen (December 19, 2017). "Houston Film Critics Society announces nominees, 'The Shape of Water' leads again". AwardsCircuit. Retrieved March 12, 2018.
  18. ^ "2018 Nominees". Young Artist Awards. Archived from the original on May 18, 2018. Retrieved April 5, 2020.
  19. ^ Rizzo, Carita (January 10, 2020). "'1917,' 'Parasite,' 'Booksmart' Top Hollywood Critics Association Awards". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved April 5, 2020.

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