Milly Shapiro

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Milly Shapiro
Amelia Shapiro
  • Actress
  • singer
Years active2013–present
Notable work

Amelia "Milly" Shapiro is an American actress and singer. She starred in the 2018 horror film Hereditary and originated the role of Matilda Wormwood in the Broadway production of Matilda. She has also played Sally Brown in an Off-Broadway production of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown.


Shapiro won a Tony Honor in 2013 with Sophia Gennusa, Bailey Ryon, and Oona Laurence for their Broadway debuts in Matilda, making them the youngest recipients of the award in history.[1] In 2013, Shapiro was also nominated for the Grammy for "Best Musical Theater Album" for the musical's cast album.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Shapiro was born to a Jewish family and identifies as a lesbian.[3]

Shapiro is the younger sister of Abigail Shapiro, who is also an actress and stuntwoman. The siblings perform together as the Shapiro Sisters.[4][5]

Along with her sister and mother, Shapiro was born with cleidocranial dysostosis.[6][7]


Year Title Notes Type
2014 Live Out Loud – Live at 54 Below with Abigail Shapiro Live album from 54 Below concert.



Year Title Role Theatre Notes
2013–14 Matilda the Musical Matilda Wormwood Sam S. Shubert Theatre 8 March 2013 – 19 January 2014
2016 You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown Sally Brown York Theatre 2016


Year Title Role
2018 Hereditary Charlie Graham


Year Title Role Notes
2018 Splitting Up Together Emma Rebecca Episode: "We Need to Talk About Karen"
2019 The Boulet Brothers' Dragula Herself (Guest Judge) Season 3, Episode 6
2020 JJ Villard's Fairy Tales Princess Jezebel, Goldilox (voice) Season 1, Episodes 1, 2


  1. ^ Culwell-Block, Logan (2018-03-24). "The 13 Youngest Actors Who Made Tony History". Playbill. Retrieved 2018-10-27.
  2. ^ "Milly Shapiro". 2018-05-22. Retrieved 2018-10-27.
  3. ^ Bloom, Nate (June 20, 2018). "Jewz in the Newz". American Israelite. Retrieved 2021-06-18.
  4. ^ "Milly Shapiro: 10 Facts About The 'Hereditary' Star You Probably Never Knew". PopBuzz. Retrieved 2018-07-03.
  5. ^ "Shapiro Sisters - About". Shapiro Sisters. Retrieved 15 June 2020.
  6. ^ "Milly Shapiro on Instagram: "It was such an honor to attend the CCD Smiles event this past weekend. It was really powerful to..."". Instagram. 7 March 2019. Retrieved 15 June 2020.
  7. ^ Starr, Michael (11 June 2020). "Meet new 'Doom Patrol' co-star Abigail Shapiro". New York Post. Retrieved 15 June 2020.


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