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Overview (2)

Born in Tampa, Florida, USA
Birth NameAmelia Lee Shapiro

Mini Bio (1)

Milly was born in Tampa, Florida to business owners Michelle and Eric Shapiro. She was educated at the Community Montessori School from 18 mos. until 10 years old, when she moved to New York to pursue her career as an actress-singer. Inspired by her sister, Abigail, she began vocal training at the age of 3 and acting at 5 when she began performing. She was discovered at the age of 10 and began training as a professional actress-singer, when she moved to New York to accept the role of Matilda in Matilda the Musical on Broadway.

Since then, she and her sister created a series of concerts and cabarets at 54 Below to support the Anti-Bullying Movement. She was then cast as Sally Brown in the first off-Broadway all-youth production of You're A Good Man Charlie Brown. Charlie in Hereditary was her first film role and she is equally passionate about both mediums. She continues working on her craft and feels that there will always be something to learn. Milly is known for her unique spirit and passionate approach to all she experiences. In her free time, she enjoys reading, watching Anime and loves playing with her two dogs. She hopes her future roles continue to challenge her imagination and are fun to play.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Deborah Kym

Family (3)

Children None
Parents Shapiro, Michelle
Shapiro, Eric
Relatives Shapiro, Abigail (sibling)

Trivia (7)

Loves Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001) and is in the Slytherin house.
She has an interest in Harajuku fashion.
She loves to drink English breakfast tea and always has a few tea bags on her.
Her first professional role was as Matilda in the original 2013 Broadway run of Matilda the Musical. It was her first Broadway show, and was nominated for 12 Tony awards and won: Best Book of a Musical, Best Featured Actor in a Musical, Best Scenic Design, Best Lighting Design and Milly won a TONY Honor for Excellence in Theatre. Milly also has a Grammy nomination for the Cast Recording.
She is an avid reader and enjoys many different types of books and genres.
In her free time she like to watch Anime and go to Anime conventions. Some of her favorite Anime includes: Black Butler (2008), Princess Jellyfish (2010) and Tokyo Ghoul (2014).
She and her sister were the first minors to have a cabaret at the 54 Below cabaret space in NYC.

Personal Quotes (1)

Everybody experiences bullying in some way. It's not right, so we should stop it.

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