Who is Willow Shields from Dancing With the Stars Season 20?
Dancing With the Stars is in its 10th year and 20th season. The youngest contestant to grace the Dancing With the Stars stage is Willow Shields, who is 14 years of age. If you aren’t familiar with Shields, then you probably haven’t seen The Hunger Games where she stars as ‘Primrose Everdeen,’ the sensitive but strong younger sister to Katniss Everdeen, played by Oscar Winning Actress, Jennifer Lawrence. Willow reprised her role as the Prim Everdeen in Catching Fire, Mockingjay Part 1 and Mockingjay Part 2, which will be released this fall.
Willow was born in New Mexico and began acting at the age of seven. Besides acting, Shields is passionate about fashion. Most recently, Shields made headlines with a cutting edge, eclectic look that turned critics’ heads when she appeared at NYC Fashion Week. Will Shields take her eclectic taste to the Dancing With the Stars stage?
Shields’ shares a special connection with her young fan base and consciously tries to inspire them to be positive role models in their communities. Leading by example, she is a vocal advocate for Operation Smile, a charitable organization that provides free surgeries to repair facial deformities for children around the globe. She also donates time to serving food at various homeless shelters including the Manna Foodbank, she participates in the STOMP Out Bullying Campaign, and when a tornado devastated the town of Moore, Oklahoma in May, 2013, Willow traveled to the community to help with the rebuilding efforts.
When she isn’t working, Willow loves immersing herself in books and indulging in photography, exploring it as a powerful art form for self-expression. Willow is partnered with Mark Ballas.
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