Sophia Lillis



Place of birth:

Crown Heights, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA:


Sophia Lillis was born in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. She started her acting career at the age of seven, when her stepfather encouraged her to take acting classes at Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in Manhattan. While studying there, a teacher recommended her for a role in an NYU student film. She then signed a deal with an agent and started auditioning for roles. She started out in short films but later landed her breakthrough role in the horror film It (2017)

Film Credits

Gretel & Hansel (2020)
as Gretel
Uncle Frank (2020)
as Beth Bledsoe
The Summers of IT: Chapter Two (2019)
as Herself
The Summers of IT: Chapter One (2019)
as Herself
It Chapter Two (2019)
as Young Beverly Marsh
Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase (2019)
as Nancy Drew
Tiny Mammals (2017)
as Sophia
It (2017)
as Beverly Marsh
37 (2016)
as Debbie Bernstein
The Garden (2016)
as Luc
A Midsummer Night's Dream (2014)
as Rude Elemental
The Lipstick Stain (2013)
as Addie
Before I Sleep ()
as Ally
The Burning Season ()
as Celia Engle