Willow Shields is an American actress who portrayed Primrose "Prim" Everdeen in The Hunger Games film, her big screen feature film debut. Shields also portrayed Lisa Rogan a.k.a. Lisa Royal in a 2009 episode of the USA Network drama In Plain Sight, entitled In My Humbolt Opinion, and the voice of a girl watching a gun fight in the 7-minute 2008 Western film short, Las Vegas New Mexico 1875. In 2011, Shields appeared on CBS in the Hallmark Hall of Fame movie, Beyond the Blackboard, starring Emily VanCamp. She portrayed a homeless child named Grace.
Shields reprises her role as Primrose Everdeen in the sequel, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. She has said that, "just growing up as the character is going to be really fun". Shields will continue in her role until November 2015, when the fourth and final movie in The Hunger Games series is released.
She has a twin sister, Autumn, and an older brother, River, who are also actors. Shields was on the Video ETA's list of ten up-and-coming stars predicted to be A-listers by 2015, along with fellow The Hunger Games cast member Jacqueline Emerson. Recently, she was announced as a contestant on the 20th season of Dancing with the Stars. Her partner is two-time winner Mark Ballas.