Lia McHugh

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Lia McHugh
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McHugh at the 2019 San Diego Comic-Con
Born
Lia Ryan McHugh

November 2005 (age 16)
OccupationActress
Years active2016–present

Lia Ryan McHugh (born November 2005)[1][2] is an American actress. She has roles in Totem (2017), The Lodge, and Into the Dark (both 2019). She portrayed Sprite in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) film Eternals (2021).

Early life[edit]

McHugh was born on November 2005[1][2] in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, into an acting family. She has three older siblings—Flynn, Logan and Shea—and a younger sibling, Gavin, who has cerebral palsy.[3] Gavin is also an actor and plays Christopher Diaz in the drama series 9-1-1.[4]

Career[edit]

McHugh has spent the majority of her career appearing in horror projects including A Haunting, Totem, Along Came the Devil, The Lodge, and Into the Dark.[5] She portrayed Sprite in the Marvel Cinematic Universe film Eternals, which was released in November 2021.[6]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2017 Hot Summer Nights Summer Bird Sister
Totem Abby
2018 Along Came the Devil Young Ashley
2019 The Lodge Mia Hall
2020 Songbird Emma Griffins
2021 Eternals Sprite
A House on the Bayou Anna

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2016 A Haunting Jacey Documentary series; episode: "Tunnel of Death"
2018 American Woman Jessica Nolan Main role; 11 episodes
2019 Into the Dark Maggie Singer Episode: "They Come Knocking"

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b McHugh, Lia (November 19, 2021). "lia mchugh on Instagram: "I love you so much @harrystyles 💚 BEST SWEET 16 EVER✨"". Instagram. Retrieved July 9, 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  2. ^ a b Variety (October 27, 2021). Salma Hayek, Kit Harington and the cast of 'Eternals' Dish on Angelina Jolie's Halloween Party. Event occurs at 5:18. Retrieved October 27, 2021 – via YouTube.
  3. ^ "Gavin McHugh—Acting is a Family Affair". Ability Magazine. Archived from the original on May 30, 2019. Retrieved July 24, 2019.
  4. ^ "(#NIN-303) 'The Searchers'". The Futon Critic. Archived from the original on October 27, 2021. Retrieved August 8, 2021.
  5. ^ "Interview: Actor Richard Armitage and actress Lia McHugh from The Lodge". Castbox. Below the Belt Show. April 9, 2019. Archived from the original on July 24, 2019. Retrieved July 24, 2019.
  6. ^ Coggan, Devan (July 22, 2019). "Marvel introduces The Eternals at Comic-Con with Angelina Jolie, Richard Madden, and more". Entertainment Weekly. Archived from the original on July 21, 2019. Retrieved July 24, 2019.

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