Keisha Castle-Hughes is a New Zealand actress. She started her acting career in the early 2000s. Her debut was in the movie Whale Rider where she played the lead. Her performance won her acclaim, earning her an Oscar nomination for Best Actress when she was only 13. She next appeared in the films Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith and The Nativity Story. She played Mary in the latter. In the 2010s, she joined the main cast of the New Zealand show The Almighty Johnsons. She later returned to Hollywood with a guest role on The Walking Dead. From 2015 to 2015, she portrayed Obara Sand on Game of Thrones.