Milly Shapiro Update On Health Status | Family Details, Height

By Staff Writer | On: 03 Feb, 2020
Milly Shapiro Update On Health Status | Family Details, Height

Milly Shapiro is a stage actress and singer who soared to fame after playing 'Maltida Wormwood' in the Broadway production of Maltida, a novel by Ronald Dahl when she was only ten.

For her Broadway debut, she shared a special Tony Award (2013) with the three other girls Sophia Gennusa, Bailey Ryon, and Oona Laurence, who also played the title role in Matilda the Musical– making them the youngest recipient of the honor in history.

The same year, Milly also won a Grammy nomination for "Best Musical Theater Album" for the musical's cast album.

Milly Shapiro's Age, Family Details

Milly Shapiro was born as 'Amelia Lee Shapiro' on the 16th of July 2002 in Tampa, Florida, the United States.

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Her parents, Michelle Shapiro and Eric Shapiro are business owners by profession. Michelle worked in an Internet company based in Silicon Valley.

Since Milly's parents are divorced, her father, who lived in Tampa, Florida spent at least one week a month with Milly and her older sister, Abigail, who lived with their mother on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, as per The New York Times article published on the date: 2 May 2014.

Milly Shapiro wishes her father, Eric Shapiro a happy Father's Day on 22 June 2015 (Photo: Milly Shapiro's Instagram)

Milly's sister, Abigail, is also a renowned performer. Inspired by Abigail, Milly began vocal training when she was only three and began performing, by the time she was five.

The Shapiro-siblings have distinctive personalities. Abigail is more responsible, conscientious, and protective while Milly is quirkier, messier, and more unpredictable.

Oftentimes, they have performed together under the moniker "The Shapiro Sisters." They have released music including an album Live Out Loud: Live At 54 Below and EP, Shapiro Sisters: Time Reveals.

Health Condition / Disability

Milly Shapiro was born with a rare genetic disorder called Cleidocranial Dysplasia. The disability means being born without or underdeveloped clavicles which affect the structure of the face, skull, and teeth.

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Looking on the brighter side, Milly has been playing a significant role in raising awareness about the medical condition that is incurable. She has helped raise funding for patients diagnosed with similar deformities.

Movies, TV Shows

Milly Shapiro made her film debut in the role of 'Charlie' in Hereditary back in 2018. The same year she appeared as 'Emma Rebecca' in an episode of Splitting Up Together, an American comedy series.

Quick Facts On Milly Shapiro

  • She stands at a height of 4 feet and 10 inches (1.47 meters).

  • She loves to drink English breakfast tea and constantly has a few tea bags on her.

  • She is an avid reader; besides, she loves watching Anime and playing with her two dogs.

  • Together with her sister, she created a series of concerts and cabarets to support the Anti-Bullying Movement.