April 22, 2020

Actor Lilly Brooks O'Briant | Star of Netflix's "The Big Show Show"

Lily Brooks is a thirteen-year-old actress best known for her current role as Mandy Wight on Netflix’s ‘The Big Show Show’.  Lily Brooks has been acting since the age of 5, starting in community theatre in Memphis, Tennessee. 

After asking her parents for nearly 8 months to do film & TV, Lily Brooks signed with agent & landed a lead role, playing Dolph Lundgren’s daughter in the film, ‘Shark Lake’ at age 8.  Lily Brooks was elated to play the role of ‘Matilda’ in the US National Tour of ‘Matilda the Musical’, traveling the country at the age of 9.  

She voices the character of ‘Birdie’ on the popular kids podcast ‘Six Minutes’ and has appeared in numerous short films and on Amazon’s ‘The Tick’.  In her free time, Lily Brooks loves spending time with her family & their dog, Rebel, laughing with her friends, singing and lending a hand to various charitable organizations raising awareness for anti-bullying and St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.

In this episode Lilly talks about role on her newest TV show, learning to fail, dream roles, about always being open to growth,  and much more!

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