Camila Mendes

  • Birth Name: Camila Mendes
  • Birth Place: Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
  • Profession: Actor

Fast Facts

  • Born in America, but raised by two Brazilian parents; speaks fluent Portuguese as a result.
  • Moved 16 times during her childhood, and spent a year living in Brazil.
  • Called agent to get audition for Riverdale, ended up as the very last audition on the very last day.
  • Spent several months auditioning for Riverdale while completing her last year at NYU Tisch School of the Arts; landed the role soon after graduating.
  • Sampled fried crickets, ants, and grasshoppers on a culinary tour of Mexico.


  • 2020, People's Choice Awards — Favorite Movie Actress: Nominee


  • Victor Mendes — Father
  • Ian Wallace — Significant Other
  • Gisele Mendes — Mother


  • New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, New York, New York, United States (Bachelor of Fine Arts, 2016)