Sophia Lillis

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Sophia Lillis (born February 13, 2002) is an American actress. She portrays the character of Beverly Marsh in the 2017 film It: Chapter One, a feature film adaptation of Stephen King's 1986 horror novel It.

Sophia Lillis
Born February 13, 2002 (age 15)
Crown Heights, Brooklyn, New York City
Occupation Actress
Years active 2013–present

Early life and career

Lillis was born on February 13, 2002 in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, New York City.[1] She started acting when she was seven years old, taking classes at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute.[1]

Lillis made her acting debut in 2014 with the film A Midsummer Night's Dream and later she starred in the film 37.[1] She starred in the horror film It, an adaptation of Stephen King's novel, directed by Andy Muschietti. In It she plays one of the lead roles as Beverly Marsh along with Jaeden Lieberher, Finn Wolfhard, Wyatt Oleff, Bill Skarsgård, Jack Dylan Grazer, Jeremy Ray Taylor and Chosen Jacobs. [2][3][4]

In 2017, Lillis played one of Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard's children in SIA's music video, "Santa's coming for us".[5]

Lillis had been also cast in the HBO's television series Sharp Objects, in which she will play the young version of Camille Preaker, played by Amy Adams as an adult.[6]

Personal life

She has a twin brother named Jake and a step-brother named Philip. Her parents divorced when she was a child, and she currently lives with her mother, Juliana and step-father, Christopher Mellevold, who sparked Sophia's interest in acting.[1]

Filmography

Year Title Role Notes
2013 The Lipstick Stain Addie Short film
2014 A Midsummer Night's Dream Rude Elemental
2016 37 Debbie Bernstein
2016 The Garden Luc Short film
2017 It Beverly Marsh
2019 It: Chapter Two Beverly Marsh (flashbacks)

Television

Year Title Role Notes
2018 Sharp Objects Young Camille Preaker 1 episode

Music videos

Year Artist Title Notes
2017 The War on Drugs "Nothing to Find"
2017 Sia "Santa's Coming For Us"

References

  1. ^ a b c d "Sophia Lillis Wiki: Learn More about the "It" Star". Earn The Necklace. 8 September 2017. Retrieved September 10, 2017.
  2. ^ Lincoln, Ross A. (June 22, 2016). "Sophia Lillis Joins New Line's 'IT' Remake; Aunjanue Ellis Sign On To Christine Crokos' 'Pimp'". Deadline. Retrieved September 10, 2017.
  3. ^ Purcell, Carey (September 8, 2017). "It Girl: Introducing Sophia Lillis, Heart and Soul of the Losers' Club". HWD. Retrieved September 10, 2017.
  4. ^ HIGHFILL, SAMANTHA (September 8, 2017). "'It': Sophia Lillis Talks Cast Bonding and That Very Bloody Bathroom Scene". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved September 10, 2017.
  5. ^ Reed, Ryan (22 November 2017). "Watch Sia's 'Santa's Coming for Us' Video With Kristen Bell, J.B. Smoove". rollingstone.com. Retrieved 13 December 2017.
  6. ^ Petski, Denise (May 22, 2017). "'Sharp Objects' Casts Sophia Lillis; Juan Riedinger Joins 'Good Behavior'". Deadline. Retrieved September 10, 2017.

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