When The Princess Diaries hit theaters in 2001, it introduced us to a cast of characters we’ll never forget. From Mia and Michael, to Grandmother Clarisse and Joe, it’s almost impossible to pick a favorite. That being said, if there’s one person who deserves an extra bit of love for being awesome, it’s Mia’s BFF Lilly Moscovitz.
The thing we love most about Lilly is that she’s always around to make sure Mia keeps her feet planted firmly on the ground. She’s a straight shooter, and incredibly passionate about some seriously important issues. Most importantly, she’s always there with a fiery zinger whenever mean girl Lana Thomas needs to be put in her place, which makes her a pretty awesome best friend in our book!
It’s been over a decade since actress Heather Matarazzo brilliantly brought Lilly Moscovitz to life, and if you’re interested in finding out what Matarazzo is up to now, the good news is, she’s still acting!
In fact, Matarazzo has scored some seriously awesome parts since her days playing Lilly, including roles on Grey’s Anatomy and the 2007 comedy Exes & Ohs. On the film side, Matarazzo has appeared in movies like Girl Flu, Culling Hens, and Amy Poehler and Tina Fey’s Sisters. Up next, the actress is set to star opposite Community alum Joel McHale and Felicia Day in the 2017 comedy, Stuck.
For those of you looking to keep up with Matarazzo on the daily, it looks as though the actress is also incredibly on her Twitter page. Check out a recent photo of her posing with one of her adorable pups above!