Cleo Demetriou

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Cleo Demetriou
Born Cleopatra Demetriou
2001 (age 12–13)
Limassol, Cyprus [1]
Occupation Actress

Cleopatra "Cleo" Demetriou is a Cyprus born Olivier Award-winning child actress, aged nearly 11 as of April 2012.[2]


Cleo was born in Cyprus[3] to her mother Lucy.[2] She lived in Putney throughout her primary schooling (at Brandlehow Primary School.) She now lives in East Sussex.

She is best known for her role as Matilda in the musical of the same name, for which she received the 2012 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Musical.[4][5] Demetriou made her professional stage debut playing Gretl in the Sound of Music[6] and has performed on stage in Enron[7] and Les Misérables.[6]

Demetriou collaborated with Spirit Young Performers Company in 2013 to produce the original song, Made Of Paper which has been posted with an Official Video on Youtube.

List of Credits[edit]

Year Production Role
2008 The Sound of Music Gretl von Trapp
2009 ENRON Daughter
2011 Les Misérables Young Cosette
Matilda the Musical Matilda Wormwood


  1. ^ "Index Search Results". Retrieved 23 June 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Matilda the musical: Daughters on stage". The Guardian. 7 April 2012. Retrieved September 6, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Matilda times four: Group of schoolgirls chosen to play lead role in West End musical". Daily Mail. 14 September 2011. Retrieved 6 September 2012. 
  4. ^ "Matilda star, 10, is youngest Olivier winner". BBC. 16 April 2012. Retrieved 6 September 2012. 
  5. ^ "Young stars steal the show as Matilda sets Olivier records". The Telegraph. 15 April 2012. Retrieved 6 September 2012. 
  6. ^ a b "Matilda makes history: Musical wins SEVEN Olivier awards (and a best actress gong for its four stars to share)". Daily Mail. 16 April 2012. Retrieved 6 September 2012. 
  7. ^ "Can four Matildas fit into one Olivier?". The Telegraph. 6 April 2012. Retrieved 6 September 2012. 

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