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. In 2013, Shapiro was also nominated for the Grammy for "Best Musical Theater Album" for the musical's cast album.
Shapiro was born to a Jewish family and identifies as a lesbian.
|2014||Live Out Loud – Live at 54 Below||with Abigail Shapiro||Live album from 54 Below concert.|
|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|
|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|
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- Torch solo, then jammy time, New York Times
- Debut of the Month: Four Young Stars of Matilda: The Musical, Broadway World