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Tye Sheridan Biography

Birth Name:
Tye Kayle Sheridan
Birth Place:
Elkhart, Texas, United States

Fast Facts

  • Was not interested in acting until he was recruited by a casting agent at school and offered an audition
  • At the age of 11, was chosen out of approximately 10,000 young actors for the role of Steve in the film The Tree of Life opposite Brad Pitt and Jessica Chastain
  • Has long enjoyed sports, having played baseball and run on the track team during high school
  • Was named in Indiewire's list of Top 25 Filmmakers and Actors to Watch in 2011


  • 2014Independent Spirit Awards-Robert Altman Award: winner
  • 2014Critics' Choice Movie Awards-Best Young Actor/Actress: nominated
  • 2013Venice Film Festival-Marcello Mastroianni Award for Best New Young Actor or Actress: winner


  • Bryan Sheridan -- Father
  • Stephanie Sheridan -- Mother
  • Madison Sheridan -- Sister