Young Artist Award for Best Leading Young Actress in a Feature Film

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The Young Artist Award for Best Performance by a Leading Young Actress in a Feature Film is one of the Young Artist Awards presented annually by the Young Artist Association to recognize a young actress under the age of 21, who has delivered an outstanding performance in a leading role while working within the film industry.wikipedia
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34th Young Artist Awards

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The most recent recipients are Kathryn Newton and Quvenzhané Wallis who tied at the 34th Young Artist Awards for their toles in Paranormal Activity 4 and Beasts of the Southern Wild respectively.
★ (tie) Kathryn Newton - Paranormal Activity 4 - Paramount Pictures

10th Youth in Film Awards

1989Best Family Television SeriesBest Young Actor/Actress Under Five Years of Age
In the late 1980s, the category was split for three ceremonies; the 9th Youth In Film Awards ceremony (1987), the 10th Youth in Film Awards ceremony (1988), and the 15th Youth in Film Awards ceremony (1993).
★ Hayley Taylor Block - Touch of a Stranger (Raven Star)

14th Youth in Film Awards

Best Young Actress Starring in a Television SeriesBest Young Actor Starring in a Television SeriesBest Young Actress in a Cable Movie
Beginning with the 14th Youth in Film Awards, the association once again split the category, this time creating a new category to recognize young film actresses age 10 and under in their own separate category.
★ Alisan Porter - Curly Sue (Warner Bros)

9th Youth in Film Awards

1987(9th)1988
In the late 1980s, the category was split for three ceremonies; the 9th Youth In Film Awards ceremony (1987), the 10th Youth in Film Awards ceremony (1988), and the 15th Youth in Film Awards ceremony (1993). However, the eldest winner of the "Best Young Actress in a Feature Film" award is Lea Thompson, who was 26 years old the night she won for her performance in Some Kind of Wonderful at the 9th Youth in Film Awards ceremony (1987).
★ Lisa Bonet - Angel Heart (Tri-Star Pictures)

15th Youth in Film Awards

1994Best Youth Actress in a Soap OperaBest Youth Actress in a TV Mini-Series, M.O.W. or Special
In the late 1980s, the category was split for three ceremonies; the 9th Youth In Film Awards ceremony (1987), the 10th Youth in Film Awards ceremony (1988), and the 15th Youth in Film Awards ceremony (1993).
★ Ariana Richards - Jurassic Park (Universal Pictures)

12th Youth in Film Awards

1991(12th)Best Young Actor Starring in a Television Series
The youngest winner of a "Best Leading Young Actress in a Feature Film" award is Robin Weisman, who was 6 years old the night she won for her performance in Three Men and a Little Lady at the 12th Youth in Film Awards ceremony (1990).
★ Robin Weisman - Three Men and a Little Lady (Touchstone)

4th Youth in Film Awards

1982(4th)4th annual Youth in Film Awards
At the 4th Youth in Film Awards ceremony (1982), however, the "Best Supporting Young Actress in a Feature Film" category (not listed on this page) was specifically introduced as a separate award.
★ Aileen Quinn - Annie (Columbia)

Kathryn Newton

The most recent recipients are Kathryn Newton and Quvenzhané Wallis who tied at the 34th Young Artist Awards for their toles in Paranormal Activity 4 and Beasts of the Southern Wild respectively.
Kathryn Newton (born February 8, 1997) is an American actress best known for her role as Louise Brooks in the CBS television series Gary Unmarried as well as for her role as Alex Nelson in the 2012 feature film Paranormal Activity 4, which earned her the 2013 Young Artist Award for Best Leading Young Actress in a Feature Film.

3rd Youth in Film Awards

(3rd)1981Best Young Motion Picture Actor
Until the 3rd Youth in Film Awards ceremony (1981), nominations for the "Best Young Actress in a Feature Film" award included all actresses, regardless of whether the performance could be perceived to be in either a leading or supporting role.
★ Kristy McNichol - Only When I Laugh - Columbia

1st Youth in Film Awards

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The first recipient was Diane Lane, who was honored at the 1st Youth in Film Awards ceremony (1979) for her performance in A Little Romance.
★ Diane Lane – A Little Romance – Warner Bros

5th Youth in Film Awards

(5th)Best Young Actor in a Comedy SeriesBest Young Actor in a New Television Series
★ Roxana Zal - Table for Five (Warner Bros)

A Little Romance

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The first recipient was Diane Lane, who was honored at the 1st Youth in Film Awards ceremony (1979) for her performance in A Little Romance.
As the film's young leads, Thelonious Bernard and Diane Lane both received Young Artist Award nominations as Best Actor and Best Actress respectively, as well as earning the film a win as Best Motion Picture Featuring Youth.

7th Youth in Film Awards

(7th)Best Young Actor Starring in a New Television SeriesBest Young Supporting Actress in a Television Series
★ Meredith Salenger - The Journey of Natty Gann (Disney)

13th Youth in Film Awards

Exceptional Performance by a Young Actress Under Ten(13th)Best Young Actress Co-starring in a Television Series
★ Thora Birch - Paradise (Buena Vista)

17th Youth in Film Awards

(17th)Best Performance by an Actress Under Ten – Feature FilmBest Professional Actress/Singer
★ Anna Chlumsky - Gold Diggers: The Secret of Bear Mountain

Paranormal Activity 4

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The most recent recipients are Kathryn Newton and Quvenzhané Wallis who tied at the 34th Young Artist Awards for their toles in Paranormal Activity 4 and Beasts of the Southern Wild respectively.

Lea Thompson

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However, the eldest winner of the "Best Young Actress in a Feature Film" award is Lea Thompson, who was 26 years old the night she won for her performance in Some Kind of Wonderful at the 9th Youth in Film Awards ceremony (1987).

Quvenzhané Wallis

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The most recent recipients are Kathryn Newton and Quvenzhané Wallis who tied at the 34th Young Artist Awards for their toles in Paranormal Activity 4 and Beasts of the Southern Wild respectively.