|Lidya Jewett Quick Info|
|Date of Birth||January 19, 2007|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Lidya Jewett is an Ethiopian actress who started acting at a young age and has also done some modeling projects. She is known for her roles in shows and movies such as Sara Hill in Good Girls, Young Nakia in Black Panther, Gracie Walker in WITS Academy, 10-year old Ruby in The Darkest Minds, Kari in Feel the Beat, Nora Hillridge in Grey’s Anatomy, Young Katherine Coleman in Hidden Figures, Lidya in See Dad Run, and Lina Annan in Wonder.
- Siblings – Isabelle Jewett (Older Sister), Connor Jewett (Older Brother), Maclain Jewett (Older Brother)
Lidya Jewett has been signed with Primary Wave Entertainment, Talent Management Company, Los Angeles, California, United States.
5 ft or 152.5 cm
44 kg or 97 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
Lidya Jewett Facts
- She was adopted by her parents.
- Lidya was seen as Gracie Walker, an exuberant young witch, in the Nickelodeon fantasy teen comedy-drama series, WITS Academy, in 2015.
- She made her first theatrical film appearance by playing the role of Young Katherine Coleman, an American mathematician whose calculations of orbital mechanics as a NASA employee were critical to the success of the first and the subsequent U.S. crewed spaceflights, in the 2016 biographical drama film, Hidden Figures, starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe, Kevin Costner, Kirsten Dunst, and Jim Parsons.
- Lidya Jewett was cast as Young Nakia, T’Challa’s former lover and a War Dog who is an undercover spy for Wakanda from the River Tribe, in Black Panther, a 2018 superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. However, her role went uncredited.
- She uses she/her pronouns.
- In 2018, she started playing the role of Sara Hill, Ruby’s and Stan’s daughter who has kidney disease, in the crime comedy-drama television series, Good Girls, whose plot follows 3 suburban Michigan mothers. Lidya’s co-stars in the show included Christina Hendricks, Retta, Mae Whitman, Reno Wilson, Manny Montana, Isaiah Stannard, and Matthew Lillard.
Featured Image by Lidya Jewett / Instagram