Who is Milly Shapiro, the star of the movie “Hereditary”? Wiki bio
Amelia ‘Milly’ Lee Shapiro was born in Tampa, Florida, USA, on July 16, 2002 – her zodiac sign is Cancer and she is an American national. She is an actress and singer, best known for starring in the horror movie “Hereditary” in 2018.
Early life and education
Milly was raised alongside her sister Abigail in Tampa by their parents Eric Shapiro, a businessman and their mother Michelle who is a business woman. Milly grew up wanting to be a singer and actress and started practicing her singing skills when she was three.
Two years later, she started acting at a drama school and acted in most of the plays organized there. She attended Community Montessori School until she was discovered by a scout looking for actresses, and Milly moved to New York with her family when she was cast to appear in her first Broadway play. Milly will be graduating from high school in the summer of 2020 and it seems she has no intention of enrolling in college, instead focusing on her career as an actress.
Career as an actress
Milly gained recognition after she played Matilda Wormwood in the stage musical “Matilda the Musical” from March 8, 2013 to January 19, 2014, performed at the Sam S. Shubert Theater. Based on the novel of the same name written by Roald Dahl, the play follows a five-year-old girl who can move objects with her mind, but who struggles in her life due to family and school problems. For her performance, Milly received a Tony Honor of Excellence and was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album.
In 2014 Milly and Abigail released their live album recorded while performing at 54 Below called “Live Out Loud – Live at 54 Below”. In 2016, Milly appeared as Sally Brown in the musical comedy play “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” performed at the York Theater which is based on characters Charles M. Schulz created in his comic strip “Peanuts”. .
Milly made her screen debut in 2018, starring as Charlie Graham in the drama-horror mystery film “Hereditary”, which also starred Toni Collete and Gabriel Byrne and follows a family that suffered a loss and is now haunted by strange and unexplained events.
Milly was praised for her performance and was subsequently invited to guest star as Emma Rebecca in the episode “We Need to Talk About Karen” of the comedy TV series “Splitting Up Together” in 2018.
Her last appearance was in the sixth episode of the third season of the reality TV competition series “The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula”, as a guest judge in which drag artists from around the world compete to become the next Drag Super Monster, or the ‘ Dragula’, while dividing it into four sections: ‘Drag’, ‘Glamour’, ‘Horror’ and ‘Filth’.
Love life and relationships
It has been rumored on the internet that the popular actress was in a relationship with a fellow actor who appeared alongside her in 2018’s “Splitting Up Together” series, but this has not been confirmed by Milly or the actor. Some of Milly’s fans believe that the popular actress is a lesbian, due to the strange content she shares with the public through her Instagram account.
Milly appears to be single at the moment, is not married and has no children.
Hobbies and other interests
Milly is a bit of a shopaholic as she goes out shopping for clothes on a daily basis and loves Japanese Harajuku fashion which is a combination of many Japanese fashion styles including but not limited to Gothic Iolita, Cosplay and Sweet Iolita. She is physically active and plays a variety of sports, with tennis and soccer being her favourites, while also enjoying watching live soccer and basketball matches.
Milly likes to watch movies in her free time, and some of her favorite actors and actresses are Daniel Radcliffe, Johnny Depp and Emma Watson, while her favorite movies are the “Harry Potter” and “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchises – she has watched the movie “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” countless times, and if she could choose, she would be a member of the Slytherin House.
She is a fan of anime such as “Princess Jellyfish” and “Tokyo Ghoul” while also loving Studio Ghibli movies such as “Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind” and “Princess Mononoke”. Milly reads in her spare time, and two of her favorite writers are Nicholas Sparks and Agatha Christie. Milly and her sister Abigail are big supporters of the anti-bullying movement and they created and performed the concerts and cabarets at a famous restaurant called 54 Below.
Medical condition and illness
Milly was born with Cleidocranial Dysplasiaa rare genetic condition that has affected only 1,000 people – another famous actor with the same condition is Dustin Henderson, best known for starring in the series “Stranger Things”.
There is no cure for the condition – the person who has it was born with no or underdeveloped collarbones that can affect the appearance of the person’s face and skull. In most cases, the people who suffer from it will not grow nearly as tall as other people in their family.
Appearance and power
Millie is 17 years old. She has long brown hair and blue eyes, is 1.47 m tall and weighs about 44 kg. As of April 2020, her net worth is estimated to be over $100,000.
|First and last name||Milly Shapiro|
|Awards||Tony Honors for Excellence in Theatre|
|Nominations||Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album|