Saniyya Sidney


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From a young age, destiny seemed to call upon Saniyya Sidney to work with some of the most respected actors and directors in the industry. Her first role was iconic. Filming five weeks in New Orleans, she played "Young Kizzy" in the new adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots." She instantly bonded and formed an incredible artistic partnership with her ... See full bio »

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6 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

Fences Raynell
(2016)
Hidden Figures Constance Johnson
(2016)
Roots Kizzy - Age 6
(2016)
American Horror Story Flora Harris TV
(2016)

Filmography

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 2022 The First Lady (TV Series)
Sasha Obama
- Victory Dance (2022) ... Sasha Obama
- Rift (2022) ... Sasha Obama
- Punch Perfect (2022) ... Sasha Obama
- Nadir (2022) ... Sasha Obama
- Shout Out (2022) ... Sasha Obama
 2021 King Richard
Venus Williams
 2019 The Passage (TV Series)
Amy Bellafonte
- Last Lesson (2019) ... Amy Bellafonte
- Stay in the Light (2019) ... Amy Bellafonte
- You Are Not That Girl Anymore (2019) ... Amy Bellafonte
- You Are Like the Sun (2019) ... Amy Bellafonte
- I Want to Know What You Taste Like (2019) ... Amy Bellafonte
 2019 Kevin Hart's Guide to Black History (TV Movie)
Riley
 2018 Fast Color
Lila
 2016 Fences
Raynell
 2016 Hidden Figures
Constance Johnson
 2016 American Horror Story (TV Series)
Flora Harris TV
- Chapter 6 (2016) ... Flora Harris TV
- Chapter 5 (2016) ... Flora Harris TV
- Chapter 4 (2016) ... Flora Harris TV
- Chapter 2 (2016) ... Flora Harris TV
 2016 Roots (TV Mini Series)
Kizzy - Age 6
- Part 2 (2016) ... Kizzy - Age 6
 2012 The Babysitters (Short)
Amity
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5' 5" (1.65 m)

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