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Sydney Sweeney’s 8 Breakout Roles That Prove She’s The Next Big Star

Watch her breakout roles and see why she’s one of Hollywood’s hotting and most exciting new talents.

Syndey Sweeney's Best Movies

Sydney Sweeney is a rising star in Hollywood, and she has already starred in a number of hit movies and TV shows. She is known for her versatility and her ability to bring complex characters to life.

Sweeney’s breakout role came in the HBO series Euphoria. The 25-year-old actress plays Cassie Howard, a high school student who is struggling with her sexuality, her self-image, and her relationships. Sweeney gives a raw and vulnerable performance as Cassie, and she has earned critical acclaim for her work. But she’s more than just Cassie in Euphoria.

Here are eight of her best roles so far:

Cassie Howard in Euphoria (2019-present)

Sydney Sweeney in Euphoria
Eddy Chen/HBO

First, Euphoria is one of the most talked-about TV shows of the past few years, and Sweeney’s performance as Cassie Howard is a major reason why. Cassie is a complex and conflicted character who is struggling with her sexuality, her self-image, and her relationships. Sweeney brings a raw and vulnerable performance to the role, and she has earned critical acclaim for her work. This is the role that put Sydney Sweeney on the map.

Emaline Addario in Everything Sucks! (2018)

Sydney Sweeney Everything Sucks!
Netflix

Everything Sucks! is a coming-of-age comedy-drama set in the 1990s. Sweeney stars as Emaline Addario, a shy and awkward teenager who is trying to find her place in the world. Sweeney gives a charming and relatable performance as Emaline, and she helps to make Everything Sucks! one of the most heartwarming and funny shows of the year.

Alice in Sharp Objects (2018)

Sydney Sweeney in Sharp Objects
HBO

Sharp Objects is a miniseries based on the novel of the same name by Gillian Flynn. Sweeney stars as Alice, a young woman who is working as a waitress in the small town where the story takes place. Alice is a troubled and damaged character, and Sweeney gives a powerful performance that helps to make Sharp Objects one of the most suspenseful and disturbing miniseries of recent years.

Eden Spencer in The Handmaid’s Tale (2017-present)

Sydney Sweeney in The Handmaid's Tale
HULU

The Handmaid’s Tale is a dystopian drama series based on the novel of the same name by Margaret Atwood. Sweeney stars as Eden Spencer, a young woman who is forced to become a handmaid in the totalitarian society of Gilead. Sweeney gives a heartbreaking performance as Eden, who is trying to find her way in a world that is completely hostile to her.

Holly in Big Time Adolescence (2019)

Sydney Sweeney in Big Time Adolescence
HULU

Big Time Adolescence is a coming-of-age comedy-drama starring Pete Davidson and Griffin Gluck. Sweeney stars as Holly, the love interest of Davidson’s character. Sweeney gives a funny and charming performance as Holly, and she helps to make Big Time Adolescence one of the most enjoyable coming-of-age comedies in recent years.

Clementine in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019)

Sydney Sweeney in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
High Pony Pictures

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is a comedy-drama film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino. Sweeney stars as Clementine, a young woman who is working as a waitress at a diner in 1969 Los Angeles. Sweeney gives a brief but memorable performance as Clementine, and she helps to make Once Upon a Time in Hollywood one of Tarantino’s most entertaining films.

Pippa in The Voyeurs (2021)

Sydney Sweeney in The Voyeurs
Amazon Studios

The Voyeurs is a psychological thriller film directed by Michael Mohan. Sweeney stars as Pippa, a young woman who moves into a new apartment with her boyfriend. The couple soon begins to spy on their neighbors, and their voyeuristic behavior quickly spirals out of control. Sweeney gives a chilling performance as Pippa, who is slowly corrupted by her own curiosity.

Olivia Mossbacher in White Lotus (2021)

Syndey Sweeney in White Lotus
HBO

Sweeney’s performance as Olivia in White Lotus (season one) was critically acclaimed learning Sweeney a Primetime Emmy nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie. She was praised for her ability to bring a complex and nuanced character to life. Olivia is a difficult character to like, but Sweeney makes her sympathetic and relatable. She also brings a lot of humor to the role, which helps to balance out Olivia’s more negative qualities.

These are just a few of Sydney Sweeney’s best roles so far. She is a talented actress with a bright future ahead of her. I can’t wait to see what she does next.

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