Film actor who plays Cyclops in the 2016 blockbuster X-Men: Apocalypse. He also played prominent roles in the films Joe, Mud, and The Tree of Life. In 2018, he starred as the main character in the Steven Spielberg film Ready Player One.
He became a student in the Elkhart Independent School System starting in kindergarten and he showed early talents for academics and athletics.
He received the Venice International Film Festival's Marcello Mastroianni Award for his performance in the Nicolas Cage film Joe.
He was born in Elkhart, Texas, to Stephanie and Bryan Sheridan, and he grew up with a younger sister named Madison.
He was cast in director Terrence Malick's visually stunning film The Tree of Life after he was one of more than 10,000 children from Texas and Oklahoma to participate in an open casting call for the film.