Cleo Demetriou

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Cleo Demetriou
Born
Cleopatra "Cleo" Demetriou

(2001-04-23) 23 April 2001 (age 18)
Limassol, Cyprus
OccupationActress, singer

Cleopatra "Cleo" Demetriou (/ˈkl dɪmɛtˈr/; Greek: Κλεοπάτρα Δημητρίου; born 23 April 2001) is a Cyprus-born Olivier Award-winning child actor. She is known for playing the main role in Matilda the Musical in London's West End.[1] She is also known for being in the CBBC show, playing the role of Lily Hampton in So Awkward, and for singing the soundtrack "Made of Paper" to accompany the short movie Mache Man.

Filmography[change | change source]

Television[change | change source]

Year Title Role Notes
2007 What's Your News? Child Interviewer
2009 Katy Brand's Big Ass Show American Girl
2015–present So Awkward Lily Hampton 39 episodes
2015 Ultimate Brain Contestant 1 episode
2017 Top Class Contestant 1 episode; celebrity special

Theatre[change | change source]

Year Production Role Notes
2008 The Sound of Music Gretl von Trapp London Palladium
2009 ENRON Daughter Royal Court Theatre
2011 Les Misérables Young Cosette Queen's Theatre
2011–12 Matilda the Musical Matilda Wormwood Cambridge Theatre
28 October 2011 – 18 August 2012

Awards and nominations[change | change source]

Year Award Category Production Result
2011 WhatsOnStage.com Awards Best Actress in a Musical (shared with Kerry Ingram, Sophia Kiely and Eleanor Worthington Cox) Matilda the Musical Won
2012 Laurence Olivier Awards Best Actress in a Musical (shared with Kerry Ingram, Sophia Kiely and Eleanor Worthington Cox) Won

References[change | change source]

  1. "Matilda the musical: Daughters on stage". guardian.co.uk. The Guardian. 7 April 2012. Retrieved 6 September 2012.