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Saniyya Sidney

Saniyya Sidney

Highest Rated: 92% Fences (2016)

Lowest Rated: 82% Fast Color (2018)

Birthday: Oct 30, 2006

Birthplace: Not Available

Born in 2006 Saniyya Sidney was a successful child actor, beginning her professional on screen career in 2016 when she was featured in four high profile projects. In the small screen she appeared in "Roots" (History, 2016) and "American Horror Story: Roanoke" (FX, 2011-). On the big screen she appeared in two Academy Award® nominated films, "Fences" (2016), starring and directed by Denzel Washington and "Hidden Figures" (2016), the hit film about the African-American women who helped make early NASA successful. In 2019 she appeared in a lead role on the sci-fi thriller "The Passage" (Fox, 2019-), based on the novel by the same name.

Highest rated movies

92% Fences 90% King Richard 82% Fast Color

Photos

Saniyya Sidney FENCES, SANIYYA SIDNEY, 2016. PH: DAVID LEE/©PARAMOUNT PICTURES FAST COLOR, FOREGROUND FROM LEFT: LORRAINE TOUSSAINT, SANIYYA SIDNEY, DIRECTOR JULIA HART, GUGU MBATHA-RAW, ON SET, 2018. PH: JACOB YAKOB/© CODEBLACK FILMS FAST COLOR, FROM LEFT: LORRAINE TOUSSAINT, SANIYYA SIDNEY, 2018. PH: JACOB YAKOB/© CODEBLACK FILMS FAST COLOR, FROM LEFT: LORRAINE TOUSSAINT, SANIYYA SIDNEY, GUGU MBATHA-RAW, 2018. PH: JACOB YAKOB/© CODEBLACK FILMS FAST COLOR, SANIYYA SIDNEY, 2018. PH: JACOB YAKOB/© CODEBLACK FILMS FAST COLOR, SANIYYA SIDNEY, 2018. PH: JACOB YAKOB/© CODEBLACK FILMS FAST COLOR, FROM LEFT: LORRAINE TOUSSAINT, SANIYYA SIDNEY, 2018. PH: JACOB YAKOB/© CODEBLACK FILMS Saniyya Sidney at arrivals for Nickelodeon 2019 Kids Choice Awards, USC Galen Center, Los Angeles, CA March 23, 2019. Photo By: Elizabeth Goodenough/Everett Collection Saniyya Sidney at arrivals for FENCES Premiere, Jazz at Lincoln Center''s Frederick P. Rose Hall, New York, NY December 19, 2016. Photo By: RCF/Everett Collection Saniyya Sidney at arrivals for 22nd Annual Critics' Choice Awards - Part 2, Barker Hangar, Santa Monica, CA December 11, 2016. Photo By: Priscilla Grant/Everett Collection

Filmography

Movies

Credit
90% 98% King Richard Venus Williams (Character) $15.1M 2021
86% 61% Kevin Hart's Guide to Black History Self - 2019
82% 58% Fast Color Lila (Character) $74.7K 2018
92% 75% Fences Raynell (Character) $57.6M 2016

TV

Credit
No Score Yet 62% The Kelly Clarkson Show Guest 2021
No Score Yet 26% The Drew Barrymore Show Guest 2021
62% 85% The Passage Amy Bellafonte (Character) 2019