Who is Sierra McCormick?

American actress and movie producer Sierra McCormick was born in Asheville, North Carolina USA, on 28 October 1997, making her zodiac sign Scorpio. She’s had roles in nearly 40 movies and TV series, and is perhaps best known for playing the lead character Fay Crocker in the 2019 science fiction mystery movie “The Vast of Night”, written and directed by Andrew Patterson, and which also starred Jake Horowitz and Gail Cronauer. It follows a radio DJ and a switchboard operator who’ve discovered a strange audio frequency; the movie won 12 of its 56 award nominations.

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Education and early life

Sierra and her younger sister Kayla McCormick were raised in Palm Springs, California by their parents; Sierra hasn’t shared a lot about her mother and father, but it’s believed that they are both in one way or another involved in the film industry.

She became interested in acting at a very early age, and having noticed her passion, her parents moved the family to Los Angeles, California. Sierra was only nine when she made her debut TV series appearance in the 2007 episode “Summer of Love” of the romantic comedy “’Til Death”, and has been acting ever since.

She studied at a local high school in Los Angeles, and upon matriculating in 2016, chose to continue pursuing acting, rather than enroll at college.

Roles in TV series

In 2008, she played Daniella in the episode “Dances with Wolves” of the crime comedy drama “Boston Legal”, and could then have been seen appearing in an episode of the fantasy horror drama “Supernatural”, the mystery crime drama “Criminal Minds”, and the musical family comedy “Hannah Montana”.

Between 2011 and 2014, Sierra starred as Olive Doyle in the popular family comedy drama “A. N. T. Farm”, which Dan Signer created, and which also starred Jake Short and China Anne McClain. It follows a musical genius who’s begun attending the Advanced Natural Talents program at his high school; the series won seven of its 19 award nominations.

Sierra’s since appeared in only two TV series. She played Connie Thompson in the family comedy “Jessie”, created by Pamela Eells and Phil Baker, and which starred Debby Ryan, Peyton List and Cameron Boyce. It follows a teenager who’s moved from Texas to New York City, and has begun working as a nanny; the series aired from 2011 to 2015, and won three of its 15 award nominations.

Most recently, in 2021, she portrayed Scarlet Winslow in the mystery horror drama “American Horror Stories”, which Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk created, and in which she starred alongside Merrin Dungey and Paris Jackson. Each episode explores a myth or a legend, and the series has won one of its seven award nominations.

Roles in movies

Sierra made her debut film appearance in the 2009 action adventure comedy “Land of the Lost”, directed by Brad Silberling, and which starred Will Ferrell, Danny McBride and Anna Friel. It follows scientist Rick Marshall and his two assistants who’ve been sucked into a space-time vortex; the movie won two of its 11 award nominations.

A couple of Sierra’s following roles were in 2009, in the adventure comedy “The Dog Who Saved Christmas”, and the comedy “Jack and Janet Save the Planet”, and the 2010 family comedy drama “Ramona and Beezus”.

In 2015, Sierra portrayed Moira in the horror thriller drama “Some Kind of Hate”, written and directed by Adam Egypt Mortimer, and which starred Andrew Bryniarski, Justin Prentice and Ronen Rubinstein. It follows a boy who’s summoned the spirit of another bullied teenager, while she’s now killing those who’ve wronged him; the film was nominated for three awards.

Sierra could then have been seen appearing in the 2016 thriller “Twister Sisters”, the 2017 short thriller “In the Shadows”, and the 2018 family drama “The Christmas Trap”, playing lead characters in all three.

The year 2018 also saw her portray Charlotte in the drama “The Honor List’, directed by Elissa Down, and which starred Meghan Rienks, Sasha Pieterse and Karrueche Tran; it tells the story of four friends as they’re completing the items on their bucket lists.

Sierra’s three most recent film roles have been in the 2019 action crime horror “VFW”, the 2021 mystery horror “We Need to Do Something”, and the 2022 thriller “Exploited”. She’s currently shooting for the movies “The Nana Project”, “I Don’t Want to Drink Your Blood Anymore” and “Burnouts”.

Other credits

Sierra produced the 2020 short horror movie “Trending” and the 2021 mystery horror film “We Need to Do Something”.

She’s made a guest appearance in talk-shows “Front Row Flynn”, “Hollywood First Look Features” and “Following Films Podcast”, amongst others.

Awards and nominations

Sierra’s won three of her five award nominations. She won a 2007 Family Television Award for Reality Show, for her performance in “Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader”, a 2012 Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a DVD Film – Young Ensemble Cast, for “Spooky Buddies” (shared with colleagues), and a 2019 Golden Starfish Award for Narrative Feature at the Hamptons International Film Festival, for her performance in “The Vast of Night”.

Love life and boyfriend

Sierra doesn’t usually share the details of her love life with her fans, and there’s only a single boy whom she’s dated that the public knows about.

Back in 2014, she spent a couple of months dating Jake Short, whom she met on the set of the series “A. N. T. Farm”; Jake’s appeared in nearly 30 movies and TV series, and besides his performance in the mentioned series, he’s also known for playing Mattie Sullivan in the 2020 sports comedy series “The First Team”.

There are some people on the internet who’ve claimed that Sierra’s today in a relationship with an actor whose name hasn’t been disclosed, but she hasn’t addressed these rumors.

Sierra seems to be unattached as of October 2022, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.

Interesting facts and hobbies

Sierra’s suffering from hypermobility syndrome, which means that her joints can stretch further than other people’s.

She enjoys running her Instagram account, and considers this to be one of her favorite hobbies; she’s posted nearly 700 pictures and videos onto the social media network, and there are today nearly 500,000 people following her.

Sierra’s a philanthropist, and today supports the movement Black Lives Matter, while she’s also fighting for abortion rights.

She enjoys shopping for clothes, and has quite a unique style.

Sierra loves Halloween, and in 2021 dressed up as Rubber Woman.

Her favorite actresses are Julia Roberts and Anne Hathaway, and some of her favorite movies are “Mirror Mirror”, “America’s Sweethearts” and “Money Monster”.

Height, eyes and wealth

Sierra’s age is 25. Her eyes are light blue, she has ginger hair, weighs around 105lbs (48kgs) and is 5ft 1in (1.55m) tall.

Sierra’s net worth’s been estimated at over $1 million, as of October 2022.

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