Storm Reid | Srivideo
Biography | Posted: Sunday, 28th July
Born/Date of Birth: July 1, 2003
Place of Birth: Atlanta, Georgia, United States.
Residence: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Height: 1.7 m
Years active: 2012–present
Storm Reid (born July 1, 2003) is an American actress. Her early film roles include appearing in the period drama film 12 Years a Slave (2013) and the superhero film Sleight (2016). She had her breakthrough with the fantasy film A Wrinkle in Time (2018), for which she received Teen Choice Award and NAACP Image Award nominations. She has since appeared in the thriller film Don't Let Go (2019), for which her performance was praised, the Netflix miniseries When They See Us (2019), and the horror film The Invisible Man (2020). She currently appears in the HBO drama series Euphoria (2019–present).
Reid was born on July 1, 2003, in Atlanta, Georgia to parents Rodney and Robyn Simpson Reid. Both of her parents are African American. She is the youngest of her siblings: elder brother Josh; and two sisters, Iman and Paris. From an early age, Reid aspired to become an actress, and at the age of 9, she and her family moved to Los Angeles for her to pursue acting.
Reid began her professional acting career at a young age, debuting with the television film A Cross To Bear in 2012. In 2013, she starred as Emily in the historical drama film 12 Years a Slave, which received critical acclaim. In 2016, she starred as Tina in the science fiction drama film Sleight, the younger sister of the film's protagonist, Bo. The film was a success, and was received positively. Also in 2016, she starred as Aki in the film Lea to the Rescue, which was part of the American Girl film series. Reid made numerous appearances on television, of which include starring on The Thundermans, Adam DeVine's House Party, NCIS: Los Angeles and Chicago P.D.
In 2017, she appeared as Patricia in the comedy-drama film A Happening of Monumental Proportions, which had been received negatively by critics. In 2018, Reid was cast as Meg Murry in Ava DuVernay's A Wrinkle in Time, which was based on the novel of the same name. In spite of the film emerging as a box-office bomb, Reid's performance earned praise from critics, and for the role, she received a Teen Choice Award nomination for Choice Fantasy Movie Actress, and an NAACP Image Award nomination for Outstanding Breakthrough Role in a Motion Picture. In 2019, she starred as Lisa in two episodes of the Netflix limited series When They See Us, which follows the Central Park Five. The show was critically acclaimed.
Also in 2019, Reid was cast in the main role of Gia Bennett, the younger sister of the series' protagonist, Rue Bennett, in the HBO teen drama series Euphoria. The show received critical acclaim, and has been renewed for a second season. In the same year, she began to voice Nia in the Hulu series The Bravest Knight, and co-starred with David Oyelowo in the drama film Don't Let Go as Ashley, for which her and Oyelowo's performances were received positively. Reviewer site FilmSnobReviews wrote: "Storm Reid and David Oyelowo bring an emotion-filled performance to the screen, capturing grief and confusion to near perfection."
In 2020, Reid starred as Sydney Lanier, the daughter of James Lanier, in the science fiction horror film The Invisible Man, which received critical acclaim. In the same year, she received a nomination for the BET YoungStars Award.
In July 2019, it was announced that Reid joined the cast of the superhero film The Suicide Squad, which is slated for release in 2021.