Uncle Buck's Sayeed Shahidi Reveals His Nickname & More Fun Facts!

Uncle Buck's Sayeed Shahidi Reveals His Nickname & More Fun Facts!

Get to know up-and-coming talent Sayeed Shahidi!

The 13-year-old actor stars as Miles in the new ABC series Uncle Buck, which premieres on Tuesday, June 14 @ 9PM.

The shows follows Uncle Buck (Mike Epps), a charismatic hustler who has gotten by on his charm for years.

But when his brother Will and sister-in-law Alexis move to town and need help with their kids, he steps up to become their “manny.”

Here are 10 fun facts that Sayeed shared with us:

1. I am one belt away from becoming a black belt.
2. I skipped 2nd grade, so I am one of the youngest of my classmates.
3. I am a Midwestern transplant. I was born in Minneapolis and go back any chance I get.
4. I’m an avid basketball player.
5. I am half Iranian and continue to learn and speak Farsi.
6. I am a middle child.
7. My Favorite show besides Uncle Buck and Black-ish is Arrow.
8. I have always loved the color green because when I was little I thought it “looked” like the fastest color!
9. My birthday is on Valentine’s Day, so my family nickname is Romeo.
10. My sister, Yara Shahidi, is one of my biggest role models and best friends!

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