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Keisha Castle-Hughes who was nominated for an Oscar for her role in "Whale Rider," is shown in this, Feb. 27, 2004, file photo in Beverly Hills, Calif. Castle-Hughes, 16, is expecting a baby in the spring, the agency that represents her confirmed Friday, Oct. 6. The father is her boyfriend of three years, Bradley Hull, 19.
updated 10/6/2006 6:54:51 PM ET 2006-10-06T22:54:51

Keisha Castle-Hughes is growing up fast.

The 16-year-old actress, who was nominated for a best-actress Oscar for her role in 2002’s “Whale Rider,” is expecting a baby in the spring, the agency that represents her confirmed Friday.

The father is her boyfriend of three years, Bradley Hull, 19.

Castle-Hughes, who was born in Australia, played the Queen of Naboo in last year’s “Star Wars: Episode III — Revenge of the Sith.” She will be seen next as Mary in “The Nativity Story,” set for release Dec. 1.

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