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    Sophia Lillis

    February 13, 2002 • 22 y.o.

    Place of Birth Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
    Citizenship United States
    Career 2018 — ...
    Genres Drama, Fantasy, Comedy
    Height 1.52 m 4′ 12″

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    Lillis made her film debut starring in the 2016 film 37. Previously, she had a minor role in Julie Taymor's stage production of William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, which was also filmed for live showings.

    In 2017, she rose to prominence after co-starring as one of the lead characters, Beverly Marsh, in the horror film It, an adaptation of Stephen King's novel of the same name. Directed by Andy Muschietti, It also starred Jaeden Martell, Finn Wolfhard, Wyatt Oleff, Bill Skarsgård, Jack Dylan Grazer, Jeremy Ray Taylor, and Chosen Jacobs. Later that year, she played one of Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard's children in Sia's music video "Santa's Coming for Us".

    In 2018, Lillis appeared in the HBO television miniseries Sharp Objects, in which she played the younger version of Camille Preaker, played by Amy Adams as an adult. In 2019, Lillis starred as teenage sleuth Nancy Drew in the Warner Bros. film adaptation of Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase. While the film received mixed to positive reviews, Lillis's performance was singled out for praise. Later in 2019, she reprised her role as Beverly Marsh in It: Chapter Two.

    In 2020, Lillis portrayed Gretel in Gretel & Hansel, a re-imagining of the German fairy tale "Hansel and Gretel". The film grossed $22 million worldwide against a budget of $5 million and received generally positive reviews from critics, who mostly praised the film for its acting and cinematography. The following month, Lillis played the lead role in the Netflix original series I Am Not Okay with This. Later that same year, she appeared with Paul Bettany in Uncle Frank, an independent film by True Blood and Six Feet Under creator Alan Ball, which premiered on Amazon Prime in November 2020.

    Lillis is set to star alongside Naomi Watts in Claire McCarthy's The Burning Season. She will also appear in Before I Sleep. She appeared in the 2023 film Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves. Lillis is part of an ensemble cast, including Scarlett Johansson, Jeff Goldblum, and Tom Hanks, who appear in the Wes Anderson film Asteroid City.

    In October 2022, Lillis performed in Heroes of the Fourth Turning at Studio Theatre in Washington, DC.

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    Title Ratings: 6.54
    My Ratings:
    • Drama 25%
    • Comedy 14%
    • Fantasy 14%
    • Horror 8%
    • Mystery 8%
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                                  Actress — 19

                                  1

                                  Action
                                  United States • Michael Dowse

                                    2

                                    Action, Adventure, Comedy
                                    Kyle Rideout

                                      2023
                                      3
                                      2023 — Maggie

                                      Comedy, Drama, 1 hr 31 min
                                      United States • Dustin Guy Defa

                                        4
                                        2023 — Shelly

                                        Sci-Fi, Comedy, Drama, 1 hr 45 min
                                        United States, Germany • Wes Anderson

                                          5
                                          2023 — Doric

                                          Fantasy, Action, Adventure, 2 hr 14 min
                                          United States, Canada, United Kingdom • John Francis Daley...

                                            2022
                                            6
                                            2022 — Celia

                                            Drama, 1 hr 55 min
                                            United States • Claire McCarthy

                                              2020
                                              7
                                              2020 — Beth

                                              Drama, 1 hr 35 min
                                              United States • Alan Ball

                                                8
                                                2020 — ... — Helen

                                                Short, Drama, 2 min
                                                United States • Brando Crawford...

                                                  9
                                                  2020 — Sydney Novak

                                                  Drama, Fantasy, Comedy, 20 min
                                                  United States • Jonathan Entwistle

                                                    10
                                                    2020 — Gretel

                                                    Fantasy, Horror, Thriller, 1 hr 24 min
                                                    United States, Canada, Ireland • Oz Perkins

                                                      2019
                                                      11
                                                      2019 — Young Beverly Marsh

                                                      Horror, Fantasy, Drama, 2 hr 49 min
                                                      United States, Canada • Andy Muschietti

                                                        12
                                                        2019 — Nancy

                                                        Comedy, Crime, Drama, 1 hr 29 min
                                                        United States • Katt Shea

                                                          2018
                                                          13
                                                          2018 — Young Camille

                                                          Crime, Drama, Mystery, 55 min
                                                          United States • Jean-Marc Vallée

                                                            2017
                                                            14
                                                            2017 — Sophia

                                                            Short, Sci-Fi, Drama, 8 min
                                                            United States • Dagny Looper

                                                              15
                                                              15
                                                              It
                                                              2017 — Beverly Marsh

                                                              Horror, Fantasy, Drama, 2 hr 15 min
                                                              United States, Canada • Andy Muschietti

                                                                2016
                                                                16
                                                                2016 — Luc

                                                                Short, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, 14 min
                                                                United States • Natalia Iyudin

                                                                  17
                                                                  17
                                                                  37
                                                                  2016 — Debbie Bernstein

                                                                  Drama, 1 hr 25 min
                                                                  Denmark, United States • Puk Grasten

                                                                    2014
                                                                    18
                                                                    2014 — Rude Elemental

                                                                    Comedy, 2 hr 24 min
                                                                    United States • Julie Taymor

                                                                      2013
                                                                      19
                                                                      2013 — Addie

                                                                      Short, Drama, 10 min
                                                                      United States • Dagny Looper

                                                                        Other — 18

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