5 Things to know about Annie Live! Star Celina Smith

Celina Smith is an American actress. Smith is best known for her starring role as Annie in the musical TV special 2021, Annie Live!. She stars alongside Harry Connick Jr. and Taraji P. Henson in the special. The series follows the story in which Celina Smith plays an 11-year-old orphan who is adopted by billionaire Oliver “Daddy” Warbucks and orphanage owner Miss Hannigan vows to get Annie back and punish her for leaving Has. Harry Connick Jr. plays Oliver “Daddy” Warbucks, while Miss Hannigan is played by Taraji P. Henson. The series premiered on December 2, 2021 on NBC.

Here are 5 things you should know about Annie Live! Stern, Celina Smith.

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She’s from Atlanta

Celina Smith was born on May 12, 2008. She was born in Atlanta. She grew up there. She was born to her father, Craig Garcia, and mother, Natarsha. More details about her parents, siblings, family, and personal life will be updated shortly.

She started her career before she was 10 years old

Celina Smith is young but already a star. She is the star of the NBC TV special Annie Live !. She started singing at an entertainment camp called AGI Entertainment. She toured with The Lion King, where she played Young Nala.

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She plays an important role in Tyler Perry’s Young Dylan

In 2020 she got an important supporting role as Rebecca in Nickelodeon’s comedy series Tyler Perry’s Young Dylan. The series premiered on February 29, 2020 and stars Dylan Gilmer, Hero Hunter, Jet Miller and Mieko Hillman, among others. The series ended its first season in 2020, and its second season premiered on June 12, 2021. Smith plays a prominent role in the series.

She won the lead role from Annie

NBC hosted a nationwide audition for the title role of Annie on the series. In the end, Celina Smith, a newcomer, won the lead role of Annie. She is the latest actress to take on the role of Annie. Sarah Jessica Parker, Alicia Morton and Quvenzhane Wallis are among other actresses who have played Annie in the past.

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She cites Marsai Martin as her inspiration

As an aspiring and very young actress, Celina Smith names the young actress Marsai Martin as her inspiration. Smith praises Martin’s work in the 2019 film Little, with Martin becoming the youngest film producer. Smith said she would like to work with Martin. Smith also cites Viola Davis and Angela Bassett as her inspirations. She also wants to be a comedian like Tiffany Haddish.

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