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Shahadi Wright Joseph is an American singer, dancer, and child actress, who is best known for her role as Little Inez in Hairspray Live! and Zora Wilson/Umbrae in Jordan Peele's Us.

For Disney, she portrayed young Nala in the broadway adaptation of The Lion King and reprised her role as the voice in Disney's 2019 remake of the film.[1]


  • Shadadi Wright Joseph is the first actor/actress from a Broadway adaptation of a film to reprise her/his role in a live-action adaptation of its animated original.