Birthdate: March 10, 2010
Birthplace: New York, USA
Considered one of the more promising among current child actors, Ryan Kiera Armstrong (birthname: Ryan Kiera Armstrong) has already acted—at the age of 12-- in 11 feature films, three TV series (including a much-discussed turn as a violin prodigy in American Horror Story: Red Tide (2021)) and three short films. This range of experience has allowed her to work with director Julie Taymor and Cate Shortland and actors Nicolas Cage, Chris Pratt, Scarlett Johansson, Julianne Moore, Kevin Costner, J.K. Simmons, Alicia Vikander, Timothy Hutton, Bill Skarsgård, Amanda Seyfried, Milo Ventimiglia, and Betty Gilpin.
Armstrong appeared as one of the children in It Chapter Two (2019), with Bill Skarsgård, and continued her dive into Stephen King's territory as the title character in the 2022 version of King’s Firestarter, played by Drew Barrymore in the 1984 film version. She has landed child roles in several high-profile films, including Taymor’s The Glorias (2020), Marvel’s Black Widow (2021), Amazon Prime’s The Tomorrow War (2021) with Chris Pratt, and The Old Way (2022), a revenge Western with Nicolas Cage.
Born in New York City but currently living in Los Angeles with parents Berta Bacic and actor/acting coach Dean Armstrong, Ryan Kiera Armstrong has four older siblings. Her height is 5’.
Record Holder: Ryan Kiera Armstrong is the youngest actor to be cast in a lead role in the history of Ryan Murphy’s series, American Horror Story.
Multi-talent: Armstrong studied to play the violin to prepare for her role as a violin prodigy in American Horror Story: Red Tide (2021).
Daddy and Me: Ryan Kiera Armstrong and her father, Dean Armstrong, play father-daughter roles in Megan Follows’ drama, Maternal (date to be announced).