Sidney Sewell

Sidney Sewell

Name Sidney Sewell
Profession Skateboarder
Date of Birth 1987-04-18
Place of Birth Tennessee
Age
Death Date
Birth Sign Aries

About Sidney Sewell

Alongside his similarly talented twin brother Thurman, he is proficient in skateboarding, acting, writing, and painting and has also dabbled in modeling. He and Thurman are known as the Atl Twins.

Early Life of Sidney Sewell

He worked a number of jobs growing up, including fast food jobs, a job at Baby’s R Us and a position at a warehouse sweat shop for a couple years. He was also a courier, driving 400 plus miles a day around the city of Atlanta.

Trivia

He and Thurman first gained recognition after Chris Nieratko, a well known skateboarding writer who the twins shared their amazing story with, published a story about them on Vice.com.

Family Life

He and Thurman were raised in a poor ghetto part of town called Highland Park. At the age of 14, he lost his father. He and Thurman were then forced to live on their own until their mother moved to Atlanta when the twins were 16.

Associated With

He and Thurman appear alongside James Franco in the 2012 film Spring Breakers.

Anna Sewell | Children’s Author

Anna Sewell | Children’s Author

Name Anna Sewell
Profession Children’s Author
Date of Birth 1820-03-30
Place of Birth England
Age 58 yrs
Death Date 1878-04-25
Birth Sign Aries

About Anna Sewell

English novelist whose only published work, Black Beauty, is considered a classic of English children’s literature. She was unable to enjoy the book’s success due to the fact that she passed away just five months after its publication.

Early Life Experience of Anna Sewell

She did not received formal education until moving to Stoke Newington at age twelve. She and her family were heavily involved with the Church of England.

Trivia Info

Due to ankle injuries sustained as a child, she was never able to walk without the use of crutches.

Family Life and Relationship

Her mother, Mary Wright Sewell, was a famous children’s author. She had one younger brother, named Phillip.

Close Associates

Her influential book Black Beauty was adapted into a 1994 film of the same name, directed by screenwriter-turned-director Caroline Thompson.