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 blackish, as well as starring in the Spin-Off grownish. She is also an activist, in particular with engaging young people to vote and to be socially conscious.
- Butter - Destiny — 2011
- Alex Cross - Janelle Cross — 2012
- Smallfoot - Brenda (voice) — 2018
- The Sun Is Also A Star - Natasha Kingsley — 2019
- Peter Pan & Wendy - Tinker Bell - TBA
- blackish - 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)
- grownish - Zoey Johnson — 2018-present
- 3Below - Darci Scott — 2018-2019 (voice)