Lulu Wilson is an American child artiste who has garnered popularity for her role in the popular horror movie ‘Annabelle: Creation’ and the web series ‘The Haunting of Hill House.’ She has also earned appreciation for her impressive performance in the film ‘Ouija: Origin of Evil.’ Originally from Hell’s Kitchen, New York City, Wilson began acting at the young age of three, initially appearing in commercials. She made her movie debut in the 2014 thriller ‘Deliver Us from Evil,’ opposite Olivia Munn and Eric Bana. Since then, the actress has continued to entertain the audiences with her scintillating performances. Besides films, she has had roles in various television shows as well. She is very close to her elder sister. She is an animal lover and likes to play with her dogs whenever she is stressed.
Lulu Wilson began her career at the young age of three, initially doing advertisements and voiceover work. Her first appearance on the small screen was in the episode "Barney/Never" of the comedy drama ‘Louie’ in 2012. Two years later, she appeared in the TV movie “The Money” as well as in three episodes of ‘Black Box.’ Also in 2014, the actress starred as Christina in Scott Derrickson's supernatural horror movie ‘Deliver Us from Evil’ that marked the beginning of her film career. Based on Lisa Collier Cool and Ralph Sarchie’s non-fiction book ‘Beware the Night,’ the flick was a financial success as it earned $88 million against its budget of $30 million. The same year, Wilson joined the main cast of ‘The Millers’ as Mikayla Stoker alongside other artists like Will Arnett, Beau Bridges, Margo Martindale, J. B. Smoove, Nelson Franklin, and Eve Moon.
In 2015 and 2016, the child actress featured in a few episodes of the sketch comedy series ‘Inside Amy Schumer’. She also played the role of Doris Zander in the film 'Ouija: Origin of Evil' that year. The supernatural horror movie, also starring Elizabeth Reaser, Henry Thomas and Annalise Basso, is about a widow who ends up inviting a spirit in her home after introducing a Ouija board in her phony seance business. The movie became a success, eventually grossing over $81 million worldwide. Wilson’s performance in the film was outstanding, according to the audiences and critics.
In 2017, Lulu Wilson featured as Yoko Gable in ‘Raised by Wolves’, a TV film about a single mother of five unusual kids who tries to survive in a midwestern town. That year, she also appeared in a direct-to-video titled ‘Cop and a Half: New Recruit’. The same year saw her in the role of Linda in the popular supernatural horror 'Annabelle: Creation' as well. A prequel to 2014's ‘Annabelle,’ the flick generally earned positive reviews from the critics, making it an improvement over its predecessor. 'Annabelle: Creation’ managed to earn over $306 million against its $15 million budget. A sequel, titled ‘Annabelle Comes Home,’ followed in June 2019.
In 2018, Wilson appeared in a cameo role in the sci-fi adventure flick ‘Ready Player One’. She also played the character of Marian Crellin in ‘Sharp Objects’, a psychological thriller TV miniseries that follows an emotionally troubled reporter who moves back to her native town to cover the murder of two girls. Also in 2018, the young actress starred as Sally Anne in ‘Gone Are the Days’ alongside Billy Lush, Carter Hastings, Danny Trejo, and Meg Steedle. That year, she also had a role in the supernatural horror drama web TV series ‘The Haunting of Hill House’. Created and directed by Mike Flanagan for Netflix, the drama is loosely adapted from Shirley Jackson’s 1959 novel of the same name.
Currently, Lulu Wilson is working on a few projects. She would soon be seen in Julie Taymor's upcoming biographical film 'The Glorias: A Life on the Road'. The film will also feature Julianne Moore, Alicia Vikander, Bette Midler, Janelle Monáe, Lorraine Toussaint, and Timothy Hutton in major roles.
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Family & Personal Life
Lulu Wilson was born on October 7, 2005, in Hell's Kitchen, New York City, USA. She has one elder sister. Her favorite movies are ‘Avatar,’ ‘Back to the Future,’ ‘Toy Story 3,’ and ‘Harry Potter’ franchise. On television, she loves watching ‘Narcos,’ ‘Stranger Things,’ ‘The Wizards of Waverly Place,’ and ‘13 Reasons Why.’ In her free time, she likes to go swimming, play games, and spend time with her family and pets.