Sadie Sink: American Actress
Sadie Sink has quickly established herself as one of Hollywood’s youngest power players. From appearing in Netflix’s Fear Street trilogy to co-starring in Taylor Swift’s music video, the young actress has had an extraordinary year.
She provided narration for Chris Delforce’s animal rights documentary Dominion alongside Rooney Mara, Sia, and Kat Von D. Additionally, she played Maxine from 2022’s The Whale as her cruel counterpart.
Sadie Sink’s Biography
Sadie Sink, an 21-year-old actress from Brenham, Texas has quickly established herself as one of the most sought-after young stars in Hollywood. Her acting career started at an early age; initially in theater, then in films and TV series. Sadie currently has several upcoming projects lined up, most notably her appearance on Stranger Things which propelled her career forward exponentially and cemented her place among Hollywood’s most coveted young actors and actresses.
She has recently begun venturing into fashion, modeling for several designers such as Chanel and Miu Miu. With this added exposure has come collaborations such as Paris fashion week runway shows – plus an eye for new trends! She possesses an elegant sense of style.
Young actress Sophie Turner has also taken an active part in social issues. She supports the Black Lives Matter movement, posting various images supporting it on her Instagram and encouraging fans to join protests. Furthermore, she spoke at WE Day (Youth Activism Organization).
She recently took up the challenge of becoming vegan, drawing inspiration from close friend Woody Harrelson who is also vegan. While she used to be vegetarian before meeting Woody on the set of the drama film The Glass Castle, she made the switch.
In 2021, she made her film debut in Fear Street as Ziggy Berman and has also appeared on various television series including The Americans and Darren Aronofsky’s film The Whale.
She has also found success on Broadway. In 2012, she appeared as Annie in the Broadway musical Annie; two years later she played Maxine Mayfield on Stranger Things; in 2019, she starred as Eli in the Netflix horror movie Eli; with other projects in development, such as romantic drama All Too Well based on Jeannette Walls memoirs.
Sadie Sink’s Movies
Sadie Sink is best known for her role as Max Mayfield on Netflix’s hit series Stranger Things. Additionally, she made appearances in movies such as The Glass Castle and made guest appearances on multiple TV programs; for which she received two Critics Choice Award nominations.
She was unprepared for such success after appearing on Stranger Things. Now more than ever she appreciates being part of life.
Born and raised in Brenham, Texas, she developed an early interest in acting. Beginning lessons when she was 10 years old, she started taking acting lessons and began appearing in local theater productions as soon as possible. Since then she has gone on to appear on Broadway where she played Annie/young Queen Elizabeth II for The Audience musical as well as being in Taylor Swift’s short film All Too Well.
Deja’s breakthrough performance came during the second season of Stranger Things, in which she co-starred alongside Millie Bobby Brown and Gaten Matarazzo as main characters. Since then, she has continued working on the show through all four seasons – even most recently.
Sadie Sink’s charitable activities extend far beyond her acting career; she has openly discussed her struggle with anxiety. An advocate for mental health, Sadie has participated in anti-bullying campaigns as well as numerous protests against gun violence.
Outside of acting, she enjoys many hobbies including skateboarding and ping pong. Additionally, she co-founded an organization called Girls Do More that advocates for positive female role models, and has spoken out on self-care practices that promote an overall balanced lifestyle.
Sink has managed to remain healthy despite her hectic schedule by maintaining a nutritious diet and exercise regime, opting for fish and vegetables over processed foods and sugary drinks. Furthermore, she is vocal in her support of gay rights.
She will soon star in O’Dessa, directed by Patti Cake$’ Geremy Jasper and due for release sometime between 2022-2024.
Sadie Sink’s TV Series
Sink already boasts an impressive resume despite her youth, from theater to film and fashion industry involvement. At 20 years old, Sink became a household name thanks to Stranger Things; Netflix’s groundbreaking series which fused horror, science fiction, and 80s aesthetic. She also ventured into fashion industry collaborations and appeared at several fashion shows.
She first made her mark as a minor character on The Americans before landing a breakout role as Max Mayfield on Stranger Things – earning critical acclaim and quickly becoming popular among fans of the show. She returned for season four which premiered in summer 2022.
Sink, born in Brenham, Texas, and beginning acting locally at seven, took dance classes and vocal training to further her talents. Soon enough she received an audition to audition for Annie on Broadway; after impressing producers there she decided to relocate with her family permanently to pursue acting full-time.
Sink has made her mark across film and television as well as appearing as a guest star in several shows and films, working alongside some of the biggest names such as Helen Mirren in The Audience and Woody Harrelson in The Glass Castle. Additionally, director Darren Aronofsky often collaborates with her, having cast her as Brendan Fraser’s estranged daughter in The Whale as part of their latest collaboration.
While she may be an established Hollywood star, Sink hasn’t forgotten about her roots; she frequently visits Brenham. Additionally, she has taken part in many charity and humanitarian efforts and plans to keep expanding both the film and fashion industries further by joining a modeling agency to further broaden her portfolio.
Sadie Sink’s Personal Life
She is a vegan and animal rights advocate who supports PETA and the Vegan Society, often sharing her love for animals with fans. Additionally, she narrates the Australian documentary film Dominion alongside Rooney Mara, Sia, and Joaquin Phoenix.
Sadie Sink was born on April 16, 2002, in Brenham, Texas to Casey Adam Sink (a rugby coach) and Lori Elizabeth Sink (a mathematics teacher). Her innate acting talents caught their parents’ eye and they signed her up for drama classes; eventually making her Broadway debut starring Annie on Broadway; since then appearing in several television shows including The Americans and Blue Bloods.
In 2017, Sink received international acclaim for her performance as Max Mayfield on the science fiction series Stranger Things, earning an Emmy nomination and Screen Actors Guild nomination as part of an ensemble performance. Following its success, Sink began landing more prominent roles such as playing Suzanne Ballard on American Odyssey for NBC and portraying young Queen Elizabeth II alongside Helen Mirren in The Audience play for Broadway.
Sadie Sink made her film debut in the horror trilogy Fear Street and indie drama Dear Zoe in 2021. Furthermore, she appeared in both Season Two of Stranger Things and Darren Aronofsky’s psychological drama The Whale.
Her mother and sister are also actors; Mitchell played Michael in the Broadway adaptation of Will Ferrell’s movie Elf while Jacey appeared as young Max seen in Billy’s past in Stranger Things. Jacey boasts an active social media presence than Mitchell with a large following on Instagram and regular posts about travels she takes part in.
Sadie Sink’s extracurricular interests include skateboarding and yoga. She has modeled for Xtreme Couture Lingerie as well as acting as a brand ambassador for Maria Nila Stockholm lingerie company, meeting fans to take pictures with them and always exuding positivity with an infectious smile – she serves as an incredible source of motivation to many!