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Biography | Posted: Monday, 29th June
Born Name: Caila Marsai Martin
Date of Birth: August 14, 2004
Place of Birth: Little Elm, Texas, United States
Occupation: Actress, producer
Parents: Joshua Martin, Carol Martin
Caila Marsai Martin (born August 14, 2004) is an American actress and producer. She is known for her role as Diane Johnson in the ABC comedy series Black-ish. She starred in the 2019 Universal Pictures comedy film Little, for which she was also an executive producer. Martin is a nine-time NAACP Image Awards winner. Time included her on " Time 100 Next" list in 2019.
Martin was born in Little Elm, Texas, Her family then moved to Los Angeles in 2013 so she could pursue an acting career.
In 2014, Martin was cast opposite Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross in the ABC comedy series Black-ish created by Kenya Barris. For her breakthrough role, Martin has received numerous awards and nominations, including three NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series[better source needed] and a Young Artist Award. She has received six NAACP Image Awards nominations and two Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
In 2016, Martin made her film debut playing a leading role in the Amazon Studios original film An American Girl Story – Melody 1963: Love Has to Win set in Detroit during the Civil Rights Movement. In 2019, Martin starred in her first studio feature film, the comedy Little, for Universal Pictures. At the age of 13, she became executive producer of the film, making her the youngest person in Hollywood to ever produce a movie.
In February, 2019 Martin her Genius Productions company have signed a first-look production deal with Universal. Martin's first film as part of the deal is StepMonster, a comedy about a teenage girl who is adjusting to life with a new stepmother. She become the youngest person to get a first-look deal at Universal, and the youngest person to get a deal at any studio. On May 2019, it was announced Martin would be producing and starring in the film adaption of Amari and the Night Brothers for Universal Pictures. On December 2019, it was announced that Martin producing the comedy film Queen.