The role of Alex Cunningham in the 2017 series, The Mist, became the platform that propelled Gus Birney to stardom. Though she has always been acknowledged as a celebrity kid, her drive and passion towards acting are some of the attributes fans admire in her.
Ironically, her parents who had made a name for themselves in the entertainment industry strongly kicked against her choice of career, however, she was determined to give it her all and succeed in it. She has done this by breaking a good number of the records her parents had set in their time. Read on to find more about her
Gus Birney – Biography (Age)
Gus Birney was born as Augusta Birney on the 27th of July, 1999 in New York City to Reed Birney and Constance Shulman. She isn’t the only known child of her parents, she has an older brother named Ephraim.
Augusta was born into a home that understands the business of entertainment. Her dad is a prominent actor who has won several awards and has often times not been omitted from most award nominations. He is popularly known for his role in the movie; The Humans. Also, her mother, Constance Shulman is an American actress known for the role of Yoga Jones in the series, Orange is the New Black. Like her husband, she has claimed a few awards. In addition, her brother Ephriam was featured in the 2014 movie, Gotham. With her family as role models, Gus’ excellence is no surprise to many.
As regarding the details of her educational pursuit, it is quite unclear whether or not the youngster was homeschooled or was a regular student. Whatever way she had her education, it paid off as Gus is not slurry in speeches and is obviously a smart young lad.
It wouldn’t be totally wrong to say that Gus Birney was influenced by her family’s occupation. Records have it that she started out as a model appearing in several commercials as well as in magazines. By the time she was 13, she had learned the tricks behind perfecting a movie role, then, Gus Birney landed her first movie role in the epic gory movie; Bloody Mary.
After her performance in the movie, Birney in the following year struggled to bag a movie role. Then the year 2014 came smiling with a short role as Ashley Cole in the series, Chicago Med. She subsequently attended more auditions all to no avail.
Finally, in 2017, she landed her big break with the television series, The Mist playing as Alex Cunningham. On the series, she played as a recurring role for ten episodes putting most of her audience in awe. Gus Birney also guest-starred in the series Law & Order Special Victims Unit before earning another major role in the movie, Darcy.
Subsequently, Gus grew tremendously in her career to become a highly-sought young actress. The year 2018 came with lots of acting projects. She briefly appeared as Nicki in the drama series, Instinct. Then she played the role of Penny Spiro in an episode of the series, Bull. While taking minor roles, she earned a recurring role as Lucie in the drama series, Here and Now. Also, her outstanding performance as Brandy in Whiteboy and as Devin in Swallow Grass Snake can’t be overlooked.
Come 2019, Gus Birney joined the television comedy series, Dickson and also appeared as Suzie Duvall in the movie, The Man in the Woods. Besides her onscreen works, Gus Birney has also played as a stage actress. She appeared in the play Connected and the Rose Tattoo.
Gus Birney has undoubtedly done very well in her career in a short time span, however, determining her net worth is still quite dicy at this early stage. Hopefully, she gets to surpass her mother Constance Shulman’s $6 million net worth.
Fans of Gus Birney have become quite curious about what goes on in her life beyond her professional life and one of the major curiosities is about her love life. Birney, as of now is yet to be romantically linked with anyone, and though she seems to have loads of male friends whose photos she frequently uploads on her Instagram page, Birney isn’t in a relationship with any of them.
Body Measurements – Height
With a weight of 60 Kg, Gus Birney stands at 5 feet 9 inches. Blond and brown-eyed, Gus Birney measures 32-22-34 inches for her hip, waist and bust sizes respectively. A UK dress size 8 fits her perfectly.