Storm Reid

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Storm Reid is an American actress.

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. In 2016, she starred as Tina in the science fiction drama film Sleight, the younger sister of the film’s protagonist, Bo. Also in 2016, she starred as Aki in the film Lea to the Rescue, which was part of the American Girl film series.

In 2017, she appeared as Patricia in the comedy-drama film A Happening of Monumental Proportions, and in 2018 she starred as Meg Murry in Ava DuVernay’s A Wrinkle in Time, which was based on the novel of the same name. In 2019, she starred as Lisa in two episodes of the Netflix limited series When They See Us, which follows the Central Park Five. 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. 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.

In 2020, Reid starred as Sydney Lanier, the daughter of James Lanier, in the science fiction horror film The Invisible Man. Reid joined the cast of the superhero film The Suicide Squad in 2019, which was released in 2021. She will next star in a leading role in the horror film Searching 2. She is part of the ensemble cast in the upcoming action feature One Way.

In fall of 2021, she began attending the University of Southern California.