Lia McHugh

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

Years active2016–present

Lia Ryan McHugh is an American actress. She is primarily known for Totem (2017), The Lodge and Into the Dark (both 2019). She will portray Sprite in the Marvel Cinematic Universe film The Eternals (2021).

Early life[edit]

McHugh was born 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.[1] Gavin is also an actor and plays Christopher Diaz in the drama series 9-1-1.[2]


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.[3] McHugh was cast in The Eternals as Sprite. The film is part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe franchise.[4]



Year Title Roles Notes
2017 Hot Summer Nights Summer Bird Sister
2017 Totem Abby
2018 Along Came the Devil Young Ashley
2019 The Lodge Mia Hall
2021 The Eternals Sprite Post-production


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"


  1. ^ "Gavin McHugh—Acting is a Family Affair". Ability Magazine. Retrieved July 24, 2019.
  2. ^ "Gavin McHugh—IMDB".
  3. ^ "Interview: Actor Richard Armitage and actress Lia McHugh from The Lodge". Castbox. Below the Belt Show. April 9, 2019. Retrieved July 24, 2019.
  4. ^ Coggan, Devan (July 22, 2019). "Marvel introduces The Eternals at Comic-Con with Angelina Jolie, Richard Madden, and more". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved July 24, 2019.

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