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Willow Shields Biography

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Birth Name: Willow Shields

After just a few short years in Hollywood, Shields nabbed a coveted part in "The Hunger Games," the highly anticipated film adaptation of Collins' blockbuster novel of the same name about children who fight to the death in a televised survival competition. She starred as Primrose Everdeen, the sweet and innocent sister of the film's heroine, Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence), an iron-willed 16-year-old who volunteered to participate in the bloody event in place of her younger sibling. Unlike her older sister, Shields' character did not initially experience the trauma of participating in The Games and was more concerned with raising her pet cat. Yet, Primrose steadily evolved into one of the film's strongest and most pivotal characters, and became a young woman who healed wounded patients and comforted Katniss in her quest to stay alive.