Saniyya Sidney

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.