Ashton Sanders Wiki, Age, Biography, Height, Girlfriend, Family, Images, And More
Ashton Durrand Sanders (born October 24, 1995) is an American actor best known for his role as adolescent Chiron in the Oscar-winning film Moonlight (2016).
Sanders began his life in Carson, California. He went to Grand Arts High School in Downtown Los Angeles and graduated in 2013. He was pursuing a BFA at DePaul University's The Theatre School before leaving after three years to pursue his acting career.
Sanders made his feature film debut in Chris Eska's The Retrieval. On March 11, 2013, the film had its world premiere at South by Southwest. Variance Films released it in a limited edition on April 2, 2014.
Sanders appeared in Straight Outta Compton in 2015. He appeared in an episode of Refinery29's web series The Skinny in 2016.
Sanders appeared in the drama film Moonlight, directed by Barry Jenkins, the same year. On September 2, 2016, the film had its world premiere at the Telluride Film Festival, and A24 released it in limited release on October 21, 2016. Moonlight received widespread critical acclaim as well as a slew of awards, including the Golden Globe for Best Picture - Drama. The film was also nominated for three Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Supporting Actor for Mahershala Ali. Critics praised Sanders' performance in the film, calling it "powerful" by Benjamin Lee of The Guardian.
Sanders appeared alongside Denzel Washington in The Equalizer 2, the sequel to the hit action film The Equalizer. Sanders appeared in Rupert Wyatt's science fiction thriller Captive State in 2019, alongside John Goodman and Vera Farmiga. He also starred in HBO's adaptation of Stephen King's novel Native Son. He was set to star in The Things They Carried, a Vietnam war film starring an ensemble cast, in November 2020.
Sanders was cast as Bobby Brown in Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance with Somebody, a biopic about Whitney Houston, in September 2021.
Los Angeles Film and Script Festival Honorable Mention
|2015||Straight Outta Compton||Kid on bus|
|2016||Moonlight||Teen Chiron||Austin Film Critics Association Special Honorary Award for Best Ensemble|
Gotham Special Jury Award – Ensemble Performance
Independent Spirit Robert Altman Award
MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss
Nominated – Black Reel Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor
Nominated – Black Reel Award for Outstanding Breakthrough Performance, Male
Nominated – Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
|We Home||Javan||Short film|
|The Last Virgin in LA||Josh||Short film|
|2018||The Equalizer 2||Miles Whittaker|
|The Kids Are Alright||Angel||Short film based on the Grammy-nominated album The Kids Are Alright by American R&B duo Chloe x Halle|
|2019||Native Son||Bigger Thomas|
|Captive State||Gabriel Drummond|
|2020||All Day and a Night||Jahkor|
|2021||Judas and the Black Messiah||Jimmy Palmer|
|2022||Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance with Somebody||Bobby Brown|
|2016||The Skinny||Tyler||Episode: "Squad"|
|2019||Wu-Tang: An American Saga||Bobby/The RZA||Series regular|
|2022||The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder||College Kareem (voice)||Episode: “When You Wish Upon a Roker”|
Ashton Sanders Biography
|Date of Birth||24-Oct-1995|
|Age in 2023||28|
|Height||In Centimeters: 180 cm.|
In Meters: 1.8 m.
In Feet Inches: 5'11"
|Weight||In KG: Not known|
In Pound: Not known
|Marital Status||Yet to update|
Some FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) about Ashton Sanders.
- What is the Net Worth of Ashton Sanders?
The Net Worth of Ashton Sanders is $1.5 Million.
- What is the Height of Ashton Sanders?
The height of Ashton Sanders is 1.8.
- Where is the birthplace of Ashton Sanders?
The birthplace of Ashton Sanders is Carson
- What is the Date of Birth of Ashton Sanders?
The birthday of Ashton Sanders is on 24-Oct-1995.
- Is Ashton Sanders Married?
The marital status of Ashton Sanders is: Yet to update.