Having been named one of Varietys 10 Actors to Watch, Tye Sheridan has emerged as one of Hollywoods most sought after young talents. Most recently, he was seen in Bryan Singers highly anticipated film X-Men: Apocalypse (2016), release on May 27, 2016.
Having been named one of Varietys 10 Actors to Watch, Tye Sheridan has emerged as one of Hollywoods most sought after young talents. Most recently, he was seen in Bryan Singers highly anticipated film X-Men: Apocalypse (2016), release on May 27, 2016. He starred as young Cyclops alongside a star studded cast including Jennifer Lawrence, James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Oscar Isaac and Olivia Munn. He will also be seen as the lead in the psychological thriller Detour (2016), opposite Emory Cohen and Bel Powley, which was acquired by Magnet Releasing shortly after the film premiered at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival. Tye Kayle Sheridan was born in Elkhart, Texas, to Stephanie (Wright), a beauty salon owner, and Bryan Sheridan, a UPS employee. Tye had almost no acting experience when he was cast in a breakthrough role for Terrence Malicks movie The Tree of Life (2011) opposite Brad Pitt, Sean Penn and Jessica Chastain. The film won the 2011 Palme dOr at the Cannes Film Festival and the 2011 Gotham Award for Best Picture, in addition to three Academy Award nominations. He was also featured in IndieWires Top 25 Filmmakers and Actors of 2011. Sheridan won the 2013 Marcello Mastroianni Award at the Venice Film Festival for his captivating performance in the Southern drama Joe (2013) opposite Nicolas Cage. That same year, he was recognized by numerous film critics for his starring role in Jeff Nichols coming-of-age drama Mud (2012) opposite Matthew McConaughey and Reese Witherspoon. He received a 2014 Critics Choice nomination for Best Young Actor and the cast was honored with the 2014 Robert Altman Award at the Independent Spirit Awards. He had three films at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival: The Stanford Prison Experiment (2015), based on a shocking real-life psychological experiment; Rodrigo Garcias Last Days in the Desert (2015) co-starring Ewan McGregor and the indie drama Entertainment (2015) starring alongside Michael Cera and John C.