March 28, 2001 |
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Residence||Yonkers, New York|
Lilla Crawford (born March 28, 2001) is an American actress best known for portraying the title role in the 2012 Broadway revival of Annie. She made her feature-film debut playing Red Riding Hood in the 2014 Disney film Into the Woods. Beginning in 2017, Crawford voices the leading charcter in the Nickelodeon series Sunny Day.
Lilla Crawford was raised in [New York City, New York]. She began her career at the age of six in many commercials, and since then has appeared in several more. She states that she begged her mother to find her an agent because it was her dream to be an animated voice. and was not pushed into becoming an actress. Crawford has also participated in many shows on Broadway such as Billy Elliot and also starred in Radio City New York Spectacular with Jenna Ortega, She has been on Seth Speaks on the Broadway Channel as a guest and even Co-Hosting. She also has a little sister, Savvy Crawford, who performed in 'Amélie, A New Musical' on Broadway as Young Amélie, which closed on Broadway in May 2017. Lilla is also a supporter of many charities such as Broadway Cares Equity Fights Aids and Broadway Barks of which she has performed numbers at events. She currently resides in Yonkers New York and is actively participating in and auditioning for numerous projects.
Crawford moved from Los Angeles to New York City where she made her Broadway debut in 2011 as Debbie in the closing cast of the musical Billy Elliot. Later, after a nationwide search, she won the title role in James Lapine’s 2012 revival of the Tony-winning musical Annie at the age of 11 after having previously been in a community theatre production of the same show, where she played Bert Healy. She competed against over 5,000 other girls auditioning to play Annie over a span of nine months. After her initial audition in New York she had five or six callbacks, the final one with a dozen girls. While performing in Annie, she filmed the Broadway.com video blog "Simply Red" for the show, which earned her a broadway.com title of "most clicked stars of 2013". She has also played "The Little Girl" in Ragtime at Avery Fisher Hall, alongside Lea Salonga, Norm Lewis, and many others. Additionally, Crawford played Little Katie in a workshop production of Home the Musical by Scott Alan in New York City. Crawford has also appeared in a workshop of Melissa Arctic.
Crawford mwas in a feature-film playing Little Red Riding Hood in the Disney film adaption of the musical Into the Woods, a role that was originally given to Sophia Grace Brownlee. The film was released on December 25, 2014. As of 2017, Crawford voices the leading character on the Nickelodeon animated series Sunny Day. Lilla also currently stars in the Netflix series "The Who Was Show" based on the book series "Who Was" by Penguin Books.
|2014||Into the Woods||Red Riding Hood||Satellite Award for Best Cast – Motion Picture
Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film-Supporting Young Actress
Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Performance by a Youth in a Lead or Supporting Role - Female
Nominated—Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Cast
Nominated-Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award for Best Ensemble
Nominated—Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Acting Ensemble
Nominated-Detroit Film Critics Society Award for Best Ensemble
Nominated-Golden Derby Award for Best Ensemble Cast
|2015||Blue Bloods||Lily||Episode: "Flags of Our Fathers"|
|2015||Forever||Zoe Dornis||Episode: "Punk is Dead"|
|2016||Little Miss Perfect||Olivia|
|2018||The Who Was? Show||Various Roles||Series Regular, Post-Production|
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- "Simply Red: Backstage at "Annie" with Lilla Crawford, Episode 2: Orphan Overload!". Youtube. Retrieved 19 July 2014.
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- "Sophia Grace Not In 'Into The Woods' As Red Riding Hood". Huffington Post. 16 September 2013. Retrieved 19 July 2014.
- "VIDEO: Lilla Crawford, Taylor Louderman Talk New Nick Series SUNNY DAY". Broadwayworld.com. Retrieved 16 September 2017.