About me: Lili Pauline Reinhart (born September 13, 1996) is an American actress, known for portraying Betty Cooper on The CW drama series Riverdale.
Reinhart was born in Cleveland, Ohio and raised in the nearby town of Bay Village. She developed a love for singing, acting, and dancing at the age of 10, and begged her mom to drive her to New York for auditions.
Reinhart moved to Los Angeles when she was 18 years old to pursue acting and almost gave up after five months.
Reinhart guest starred on the television series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and starred in the films The Good Neighbor, Miss Stevens, Forever's End, Gibsonburg, The Kings of Summer, Not Waving But Drowning, and Lilith.
On February 9, 2016, Reinhart was cast as Betty Cooper, "sweet, studious, eager-to-please and wholesome with a huge crush on her longtime best friend, Archie" in The CW's teen drama series Riverdale. The series premiered on January 26, 2017, and is currently renewed for its fourth season.
Previously, Reinhart worked on the Fox sitcom Surviving Jack.
Among her film roles, Reinhart starred in Mélanie Laurent's Galveston (2018), alongside Ben Foster and Elle Fanning. and in Lorene Scafaria's Hustlers, alongside Jennifer Lopez, rapper Cardi B and Constance Wu.
Reinhart is very open about her struggles with depression, and says that Riverdale came into her life when she was in a very dark place.