Sydney Bernice Sweeney (born on September 12 1997) is an American actor from America. She first gained attention for appearing in the television series title=”Everything Doesn’t Sucks! “>Everything Doesn’t Sucks! (2018), The Handmaid’s Tale (2018), and Sharp Objects (2018). She also was featured as a character in Quentin Tarantino’s film Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.
Sweeney has been a part of Cassie Howard in the HBO Teen Drama Euphoria from 2019 and has also appeared as the role of a sardonic teen in the movie The White Lotus in 2021. In recognition of her performances in the series, Sweeney received two Primetime Emmy Awards nominations in 2022 The first in the category of Best Supporting Actress for the field of Drama Series and the second for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Anthology Series or Movie
Childhood and early life
Sweeney was born the 12th of September 1997 at Spokane, Washington and was the daughter of Lisa ( nee Mudd) and Steven Sweeney. She is the daughter of a lawyer while her father is employed within the medical field. There is a younger brother named Trent. The family of Sweeney was raised in Idaho’s northwestern region within the state’s Panhandle region, which is located along the Washington border. She was raised in a lakeside cottage which her family has lived in for five generations. Sweeney has stated that she is an “religious family”.
Sweeney was a student at Saint George’s College located in Spokane. She was involved in a variety of athletics: “I was in every single sport possible”, she claimed. “I was playing soccer as well as the baseball team. I was also on as well as the skiing snow slalom team, and I was also a wakeboarder. “Seventeen-year-old Sweeney also attended classes in several languages and was an valedictorian. She was attracted to acting after she auditioned for the role of an extra for an independent movie filming at the Spokane area.
To persuade her parents to let her to pursue acting she presented them with the prospect of a five-year business plan. The plan was approved by the parents. Sweeney began to take auditions and apply for commercial acting roles at Seattle in Seattle and Portland, Oregon, where the family was temporarily residing before deciding to move from Portland to Los Angeles when she was fourteen years old. old.
One of the first Sweeney film projects was the horror movie, Along Came the Devil. Sweeney has appeared in television shows like 90210, Criminal Minds, Grey’s Anatomy, In the Vault along with Pretty Little Liars.
Sweeney starred as Emeline Addario on the Netflix series title=”Everything Sucks! “>Everything Sucks! The show was based on two high school students from Oregon in the year 1996. Amy Adams was later featured on Sharp Objects, an HBO Miniseries Sharp Objects, recurring as Alice the roommate that Amy Adams’ character is able to meet in an mental health facility. Her character was originally planned to play a lesser role but the director kept calling her back for more scenes.
To play the character, Sweeney studied stories of girls suffering from depression and self-harm as well as visited hospitals that were home to patients who self-harmed. She shot Everything is Sucks! as well as Sharp Objects concurrently, the first during the week and the at weekends.
Sweeney has played the role of a teenage Cassie Howard in the drama series Euphoria, which has received widespread praise, and was nominated to win the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting actor in the drama Series from 2022. She was a part of The TV movie Nocturne as well as on The Players Table, a TV series adaptation of Jessica Goodman’s novel They Wish They Were Us on HBO Max, which Sweeney is also executive producing along with her production company Fifty-Fifty Films. The show’s adaptation will feature co-stars with the singer Halsey and Sweeney collaborated on the music video for the Halsey song “Graveyard”.
In 2021 Sweeney played the lead role in the debut episode of the Mike White anthology comedy The White Lotus, receiving acclaim from the critics for her role. The show was awarded The Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting actor in an Limited or anthology Series and/or Movie in 2022.. Her roles made her eligible for a spot in the Time 100 Next list for 2022. Euphoria co-starring with Maude Apatow calling her “an unstoppable force.