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Game of Thrones Star Keisha Castle-Hughes: Childhood Fame Was Bizarre

Game of Thrones Star Keisha Castle-Hughes: Childhood Fame Was Bizarre

Originally posted 05/13/2015 03:00PM

Keisha Castle-Hughes is a natural at playing a young warrior on HBO's Game of Thrones.

But then, she's had a lot of experience with fighting for her survival since bursting onto the Hollywood scene when she was only 13.

In case you've forgotten, Castle-Hughes was the 'tween from New Zealand who, at 13, became the youngest person ever to receive a Best Actress Oscar nomination for her starring role in Whale Rider. The milestone had a profound effect on Castle-Hughes, who had never acted before she was plucked from obscurity.

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Keisha Castle-Hughes Finds Young Motherhood a Blessing

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Keisha Castle-Hughes Finds Young Motherhood a Blessing

Originally posted 09/16/2009 07:50AM

Since becoming a teenage parent, Whale Rider Oscar nominee Keisha Castle-Hughes is relishing the role of a lifetime – costarring her daughter.

"I absolutely love being a mother," Castle-Hughes, 19, told PEOPLE at the Toronto International Film Festival premiere of her new movie The Vintner's Luck. "It's been a blessing. It's fun and it's hard, but it's absolutely amazing."

At the age of 17, Castle-Hughes gave birth to Felicity-Amore, now 2, with boyfriend Bradley Hull. Since then, she's chosen to be out of the Hollywood spotlight to focus on taking care of her toddler, who is blossoming into a mini version of herself.

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Keisha Castle-Hughes Talks About Being a Mom at 17 | Keisha Castle-Hughes

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Keisha Castle-Hughes Talks About Being a Mom at 17

Originally posted 06/11/2007 05:25PM

Keisha Castle-Hughes has opened up about becoming a mom at 17.

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Whale Rider's Keisha Castle-Hughes Has Baby Girl | Keisha Castle-Hughes

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Whale Rider's Keisha Castle-Hughes Has Baby Girl

Originally posted 04/29/2007 10:50PM

Whale Rider Oscar nominee Keisha Castle-Hughes and her boyfriend, Bradley Hull, welcomed their first child, a healthy baby girl, her rep tells PEOPLE.

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Whale Rider's Keisha Castle-Hughes Expecting | Keisha Castle-Hughes

Whale Rider's Keisha Castle-Hughes Expecting

Originally posted 10/06/2006 08:30AM

Whale Rider star Keisha Castle-Hughes, 16, and her boyfriend, Bradley Hull, 19, are expecting their first child this spring, her rep tells PEOPLE. The two have been dating for three years.

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