Sidney Jeanne Flanigan
October 19, 1998
Buffalo, New York, U.S.
Sidney Jeanne Flanigan (born October 19, 1998) is an American actress and singer-songwriter. Flanigan made her acting debut with the independent drama film Never Rarely Sometimes Always (2020). Her performance garnered critical acclaim and won her the Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actress and the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actress.
Flanigan was born in Buffalo, New York, and describes herself as a nonbinary woman. In 2020, she made her acting debut portraying Autumn in the film Never Rarely Sometimes Always, directed by Eliza Hittman. Flanigan met Hittman when she was 14 and her boyfriend was staying at a communal home shared by Juggalos, where Hittman and director Scott Cummings were filming the documentary Buffalo Juggalos. In addition to her acting career, Flanigan is a recording musician who performs both solo and with the band Starjuice.
In March 2021, it was announced that Flanigan would star in Rounding, directed by Saint Frances director Alex Thompson.
|2020||Never Rarely Sometimes Always||Autumn Callahan|
|2020||Boston Society of Film Critics Awards||Best Actress||Never Rarely Sometimes Always||Won|||
|Chicago Film Critics Association Awards||Most Promising Performer||Won|||
|New York Film Critics Circle Award||Best Actress||Won|||
|Hollywood Critics Association||Best Standout Performance by an Actor or Actress 23 or Under||Won|||
|Florida Film Critics Circle Awards||Breakout Award||Won|||
|Alliance of Women Film Journalists||Best Woman's Breakthrough Performance||Won|||
|Gotham Independent Film Awards||Breakthrough Actor||Nominated|||
|National Society of Film Critics Award||Best Actress||Runner-up|||
|San Diego Film Critics Society Awards||Breakthrough Artist||Nominated|||
|San Francisco Bay Area Film Critics Circle||Best Actress||Nominated|||
|Houston Film Critics Society||Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role||Nominated|||
|Online Film Critics Society||Best Actress||Nominated|||
|National Board of Review||Breakthrough Performance||Won|||
|Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association||Best Youth Performance||Nominated|||
|Seattle Film Critics Association Awards||Best Actress in a Leading Role||Nominated|||
|Critics Choice Movie Awards||Best Actress||Nominated|||
|Dorian Awards||Best Film Performance — Actress||Nominated|||
|"We're Wilde About You!" Rising Star Award||Nominated|
|Film Independent Spirit Awards||Best Female Lead||Nominated|||