Tye was born by the name Tye Kayle Sheridan, on November 11, 1996, in Palestine, Texas, United States. Presently, he is 23 years old. He was born to his mother Stephaine Sheridan and his father Bryan Sheridan. Stephaine runs her own beauty salon, whereas Bryan is a driver for UPS. Besides, he has a younger sister, Madison. His zodiac sign is Scorpio.
Sheridan is American by nationality, and as per ethnicity, he belongs to White. He belongs to English, German, Scottish and Swiss-French ancestry. Besides, Tye stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m) and weighs about 71 kg (157 lbs). Additionally, his hair colour is light brown and his eye colour is blue.
Sheridan was enrolled in the Elkhart Independent School District. He studied there until his film career became a priority focus. When he has 16 years old, he also received tutoring on film sets.
Sheridan made his first feature film debut in “The Tree of Life” after an almost one-year-long casting search of more than 10.000 children from Texas and Oklahoma. It was premiered at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival. Eventually, he played the leading role as Ellis in “Mud” opposite Jacob Lofland and Matthew McConaughey. The same year, he also starred in a drama thriller film “Coming-of-age” which was premiered at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. He also played in the film “Joe” as Gary Jones which also starred Nicolas Cage.
Sheridan starred in the three films that premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. He co-starred opposite Gregg Turkington and Michael Cera in the drama “Entertainment.” He is also portrayed as a prisoner in the film adaptation of “The Stanford Prison Experiment” and also appeared in Rodrigo Garcia’s drama “Last Days in the Desert” opposite Ewan McGregor. Subsequently that year, he also landed in a supporting role in the film adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s “Dark Places” and also did the leading role in the horror-comedy film “Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse.” His other films include “The Forger,” “The Night Clerk,” “The Mountain,” etc.
Sheridan then played the mutant Scott Summers/ Cyclops in the film “X-Men: Apocalypse.” He then starred in the war drama “The Yellow Birds.” Eventually the same year, he also co-starred with Kaitlyn Dever in “Grass Stains” where he played as a teen discovering his first love. He played the lead character, Wade Watts, a.k.a. Parzival in Steven Spielberg’s science fiction film “Ready Player One” in 2018. Eventually the same year, he also reprised his role as Scott Summers/ Cyclops in “Deadpool 2.”
The following year, he also reprised his role as Scott Summers/ Cyclops in the film “Dark Phoenix.” It cast other stars like James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult, Alexandra Shipp, and Jessica Chastain. It grossed a total of $252.4 million worldwide. In 2020, he starred “The Night Clerk” as Bart Bromley and also in the film “Voyagers” as Christopher Rebbe. The same year, he also starred in “The Card Counter” as Kirk.
Sheridon has been associated with the entertainment industry since his childhood and has contributed a lot to many films and series. He has been nominated for many awards and has won several of them. He has earned Marcello Mastroianni Awards at the 70th Venice International Film Festival for “Best New Young Actor” from “Joe” in 2013. The same year, he had also won Washinton D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award for “Best Youth Performance,” Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for “Best Performance by a Youth in a Lead or Supporting Role-Male” and also Las Vegas Film Critics Society Award for “Youth in Film” from “Mud.” He is also a recipient of the Robert Altman Award at Independent Spirit Awards for “Best Ensemble” from “Mud” in 2014. In 2018, he won Shanghai International Film Festival “Golden Goblet Award for Best Actor” from “Friday’s Child.”