Gallery: 20 facts you might not know about Lady Bird (Yardbarker) The 28-year-old added that she hopes to write, direct, and produce more in the future and "provide other opportunities for more people interested in doing behind-the-scenes work".
After appearing in several small roles, Palmer got her big break starring as the title character in 2006's Akeelah and the Bee.
In the interview, she said she has no issue still being recognised for one of her child roles. "Some people are always going to say, 'Oh, Keke Palmer, from Akeelah and the Bee!'. . .Read more on msn.com