Who are Sophia Lillis' Parents? Complete Details of Her Family and Her Early Life Here!
Sophia Lillis is undoubtedly one of the most promising young performers currently. She played a flame-haired tomboy named Beverly Marsh in the 2017 horror film, It. And also starred in It: Chapter 2 in 2019. Since rising to fame from the supernatural horror film, Lillis's performance and versatility have proven ranges to date.
She was born on February 13, 2003, in New York. Aged only 19, Lillis flaunts a striking resume. The actress made her debut aged 13 in the 2016 film, 37. Her other praise-worthy projects are Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase, Tiny Mammals, and Uncle Frank. Apart from her romantic life that piques interest in most of her fans, we've compiled some details on her family life.
Sophia Lillis' Parents are Divorced!
Lillis is of German, Irish, Polish and Swiss descent. Her parents, Juliana Mellevold and David Lillis, got divorced when she was a child. She currently lives with her mother and her stepfather, Christopher Mellevold, who is a photographer & filmmaker. Lillis seemingly shares a closer bond with her stepfather.
Lillis has a twin brother named Jake, who hates acting. Photo Source: Merch Dope
Sophia has established herself as an old soul; she doesn't enjoy going out. Most of the time, she is either working or indulging in creative hobbies. Her personality doesn't chime with being a teenager in today's world, but it has augmented Sophia's range as an artist and an individual. She owes the first step in her career to her stepfather.
Lillis was only seven when her stepdad convinced her to star in his class film project, Virgil’s Day Off. She took the endeavor further when she 8. Lillis started acting in NYU thesis films and realized she wanted to act long-term. She has a twin brother named Jake and a stepbrother, Phillip, who regularly appears on her Instagram.
Lillis grew up living with her mother and her step-dad. Photo Source: Celebs Podium
Though not much is revealed about Sophia's family, her few anecdotes have revealed that she and her brothers grew up in a close-knitted household. She once shared her mom and stepdad were avid fans of French and Italian films. Lillis grew up joining the duo in their delight. She reveals that's how she fell in love with Italian actress Giulietta Masina.
Sophia Lillis's Career Highlights and Her Upcoming Projects!
Lillis is in the process of building an impressive resume, her role in It and the HBO miniseries Sharp Object were her breakthrough. But it was her starring role in Netflix's I'm Not Okay with This that proved her flair as a performer. Sophia garnered a vast critical acclamation for the 2020 dark fantasy, Gretel & Hansel.
Sophia is excited about starring alongside Hugh Grant in her next project. Photo Source: AllStar Bio
Sophia left fans in awe of her performance in the 2020 comedy-dramaUncle Frank. Starring alongside Paul Bettany, she played a young woman named Beth Bledsoe, a young woman navigating an emotional journey filled with curiosities. Uncle Frank is streaming on Amazon.
Sophia has scored huge this time. The highly-anticipated upcoming, Dungeons & Dragons is going to be Lillis's biggest project so far. An adaptation of the popular role-playing game, the film is scheduled to release in 2023. It will also star A-listers like Hugh Grant, Chris Pine, Justice Smith, and more.
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