Sadie Sink was born on April 16, 2002 in Brenham, Texas, she began acting at the age of seven, gaining her lead role in 2012 musical Annie.
She later starred in several television and film series covering recurring roles in American Odyssey and Stranger Things, where interprets Maxine “Max” Mayfield.
The creators of Netflix’s hit Stranger Things are coming under fire for ‘forcing’ a teen actress to film a kiss scene.
In the finale of season two, newcomer Max, played by 15-year-old Sadie Sink, is dancing with Lucas, played by Caleb McLaughlin, 16, at the school Snow Ball and they share a kiss on the lips.
But Twitter reacted fiercely after Sadie revealed during a behind-the-scenes extra episode that she had been made to do the kiss by Ross and Matt Duffer even though she had been ‘stressed out’ over it for more than a day.
Stranger Things is a US television series of science fiction created by Matt and Ross Duffer and produced by Camp Hero Productions and 21 Laps Entertainment for the Netflix streaming platform.
Established in the 1980s in a fictitious small Indiana city, it focuses on events related to the mysterious disappearance of a child and the appearance of a child with psychic powers fleeing from a secret lab. The first season was released on Netflix on July 15, 2016, the second on October 27, 2017.
The series was welcomed by critics, who praised the characters’ characterization, cast and atmosphere that fosters the science fiction film of the eighties.