Being the child of celebrity parents – Kyra Sedgwick and Kevin Bacon, it would only be natural that Sosie Bacon would follow in their footstep. Her parents who are renowned celebs in the entertainment world were a bit skeptical on her becoming part of the movie world; however, fate brought her before the camera playing a younger version of her mum’s character in the film Loverboy.
Her potentials to become a success in entertainment became glaring at the age of 21 after the young talent was crowned Miss Golden Globe. She has since been unrelenting in achieving mainstream fame like her parents. Sosie Bacon’s movie credits include the likes of Ana Maria in Novela Land and Another Life. However, her appearance in the TV series titled 13 Reasons Why made her a household name in all of America. Bacon has also had some time out in music, performing with both her dad and brother’s musical groups.
Who is Sosie Bacon of 13 Reasons Why?
The famed actress was born with the name Sosie Ruth Bacon on the 15th of March 1992 in Los Angeles USA. Her parents are none other than the celebrity actor and actress Kyra Sedgwick and her husband Kevin Bacon who are big names in the movie world. The circumstance of her birth made her parents name after her Sosie Hublitz – the art director in the film Miss Rose White which had her mum in the starring role. The movie had just wrapped up when Bacon announced her entrance.
Initially, her parent’s plans were for her to be brought up like a regular American child, consequently, they were averse to introducing her to acting in a bid to lure her away from the fast-paced lifestyle of Hollywood. Sosie Bacon joined Riverdale Country School located in the Bronx and was brought up in line with the Jewish faith. She is not an only child; the actress has an older brother Travis whom she stays with anytime their parents are on set. Travis belongs to a punk band called Idiot Box.
She got her first acting chance in 2005 after she was cast by her dad as a 10-year-old version of her mum in the movie Loverboy. Sosie Bacon’s brother was also on set in a minor role which made it a family affair. Her dad later revealed that he had to choose Bacon to fill the role as there was no one else who could play it better.
Even though it was against the wish of her parents for Bacon to continue with the performing arts, she captured the attention of movie producer James Duff, who persuaded them to let her appear in 2009 The Closer – the police procedural drama which cast her mum in the character of Deputy Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson.
Although she was really keen on continuing with acting, she joined the Brown University to pacify her parents, Sosie Bacon also passed through musical theater company CAP21 to study acting. When it became glaring that she was hooked an entertainment, her parents just had to relent.
5 Facts About Sosie Bacon
Sosie Bacon’s height is listed as 5 feet 5 inches with a matching body weight of 110 lbs. She has brown hair, blue eyes, and a slim body build.
Awards & Achievements
Although she has not won any of the prestigious awards, at least as of this writing, Sosie Bacon earned recognition when she was crowned the 2014 Miss Golden Globe which is seen as a stepping stone to future fame.
Bacon is single, as of this writing, however, there have been speculations that she is involved in a dalliance with a guy known as Troy. The rumors intensified when she started spending quality time with him and took to social media to post cozy photos of themselves, however, neither of the duo has come up with a rebuttal or confirmation.
She Has a Dislike or Two
It is interesting to know that Sosie Bacon is averse to wearing both high-heeled shoes and makeup. In fact, she had to put in a lot of practice prior to her appearance as the 2014 Miss Golden Globe.
Her wealth has been growing as she is creating a niche for herself in the movie world. The last review of her net worth pegged it at $250,000 which is likely to show a positive growth at the next update.