Yara Sayeh Shahidi (born February 10, 2000 in Minneapolis, Minnesota) is an American actress, voice actress and activist. She is of Iranian descent on her father's side, while her mother has African-American and Choctaw ancestry.
Shahidi is best known for her lead role as Zoey Johnson in black•ish, as well as starring in the Spin-Off grown•ish. She is also an activist, in particular with engaging young people to vote and to be socially conscious.
- Imagine That - Olivia Danielson — 2009
- Butter - Destiny — 2011
- Alex Cross - Janelle Cross — 2012
- Smallfoot - Brenda (voice) — 2018
- The Sun Is Also a Star - Natasha Kingsley — 2019
- PAW Patrol: The Movie - Kendra Wilson (voice) — 2021
- Peter Pan & Wendy - Tinker Bell - 2023
- Cold Case - Meesha Sullivan — 2009
- black•ish - Zoey Johnson — 2014-2022 (main role 2014-2017, recurring role 2018-2022)
- Trollhunters - Darci Scott — 2016-2018 (voice)
- Miles from Tomorrowland : Malison (voice) (2017-2018)
- grown•ish - Zoey Johnson — 2018-present
- 3Below - Darci Scott — 2018-2019 (voice)