Lily D. Moore is an actress, model and advocate for people with disabilities, whose fearless ambition is helping her achieve her dreams and pave a path for others. Moore was born with Down Syndrome, but her disability doesn't stand in her way. She quickly gained attention for her role as Rebecca, the outspoken, tell-it-like-it-is, adopted sister of Paxton on Netflix’s “Never Have I Ever,” becoming an instant fan favorite.
Moore’s additional credits include roles in NBC’s “Dangerous Minds,” Freeform’s “Single Drunk Female,” Warner Bros. TV’s’ “Teenage Euthanasia,” TV Land’s “Teachers,” FOX’s “Gifted and “Sleepy Hollow,” as well as PBS’ “Hope Givers,” which is up for a regional Emmy. She has numerous other credits the feature film Holy Irresistible and the award-winning Lift, as well as the television movie “Pastors’ Kids.” Moore was also the narrator for the audiobook of Different, A Great Thing to Be!,” a children’s book by Heather Avis.
The highly sought-after actress and model has posed for photographers on both coasts including Thomas Dodd and Elizaveta Porodina, has walked in Kornit LA Fashion Week shows and was part of the Radical Beauty Project, a collaborative collective featuring only models with Down Syndrome. Additionally, she has appeared in numerous commercials and print ads nationwide for brands such as TJ Maxx, Prudential, Procter & Gamble, Lulus and Goodwill. Her most recent national campaign for female-founded swimwear brand Summersalt was just released.
Moore is excited to continue to use her voice to advocate for people in all walks of life because she believes everyone is unique, beautiful and brave. She is currently a Champion Ambassador for Special Olympics and is also involved with the organizations Breaking Barriers, Extra Special People and her own initiative for the homeless population, H.E.L.P. – Helping Everyone with Love and Passion. H.E.L.P. makes bags of food and toiletries available to the homeless and has given out over 1000 bags in five years.
Moore enjoys cooking, swimming, singing, cheerleading, playing with her dogs and cats, traveling the world, playing ukulele and being active in her church and youth group. Moore will always continue to model and act, with her absolute long-term goal being to win an Oscar.