Saniyya Sidney

Saniyya Sidney is an American actress who had her breakthrough with the horror series American Horror Story: Roanoke (2016) and the period drama film Fences (2016); the latter earned her nominations for a Critics' Choice Award and a SAG Award. 

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She was born on 30 October 2006.


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Sidney began acting in 2012, starring in a minor role as Amity in the short horror film The Babysitters.

She next made a guest appearance as Kizzy Waller in the miniseries Roots, and was soon cast in the horror television series American Horror Story: Roanoke in the recurring role of Flora Harris, which is her breakthrough role. Both were played in 2016.

Sidney starred in the period drama film Fences as Raynell Maxson, and also starred in the biographical drama film Hidden Figures as Constance Johnson, both of which were released in December of 2016. The films were critically acclaimed, and the former film earned her nominations for the Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Acting Ensemble and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture.

Sidney next starred in the superhero film Fast Color as Lila, the daughter of Ruth, which had its world premiere at the South by Southwest film festival on March 10, 2018. The film attained a release in theaters the following year.

In January 2019, Sidney was cast in the lead role of Amy Bellafonte in the fox series The Passage, for which her performance was critically acclaimed. The series was cancelled after one season.

In the same year, she starred as Riley in the Netflix comedic special Kevin Hart's Guide to Black History, which was released in February.

Sidney next appeared in the biographical drama film King Richard as Venus Williams, the daughter to Richard Williams.

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Saniyya Sidney
First Name Saniyya
Surname Sidney
Born 30th October, 2006
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