Sidney Prescott

Fictional Character in the Scream serieso

Sidney Prescott is a fictional character and the primary protagonist of the Scream franchise. The character was created by Kevin Williamson. She is played by Canadian actress Neve Campbell. She first appeared in Scream (1996) followed by three sequels: Scream 2 (1997), Scream 3 (2000)[1] and Scream 4 (2011).

The character appears in the Scream movies as the target of a series of killers who adopt the Ghostface persona.[2]


  1. Reel Views 2: The Ultimate Guide to the Best 1,000 Modern Movies on DVD and Video by James Berardinelli, Roger Ebert; Published by Justin, Charles & Co., 2005; ISBN 1-932112-40-5, ISBN 978-1-932112-40-5.
  2. The Movies That Make You Scream! by R. David Fulcher; Published by AuthorHouse, 2007; ISBN 1-4259-9427-X, 9781425994273.