Victoria Pedretti (born March 23, 1995) is an American actress. She has been nominated for an MTV Award and nominations for two Critics’ Choice Awards and a Saturn Award.
Pedretti was born in Philadelphia on March 23, 1995. Victoria was born to get father, Michael Pedretti who is a teacher and mother, Mrs. Pedretti who is a housewife by profession.
Three of her father’s four grandparents were Italian, while her maternal grandmother was Ashkenazi Jewish. Pedretti had a bat mitzvah. She has said that she grew up in an emotionally abusive household, but said of her parents that she “love[s] them very much and they tried their best”. She was diagnosed with ADHD when she was six years old.
Pedretti attended Pennsbury High School in Fairless Hills, where she expressed an interest in musical theatre, and the Carnegie Mellon School of Drama in Pittsburgh, where she earned a BFA in acting in 2017. She addressed her lack of a social media presence in 2021 and said, “I rarely find that any relationships I have are strengthened through social media.” Her Instagram profile had no posts at the time, and she continues to rarely use it.
She has one half-sibling. Her half-sister’s name is not known.
Pedretti rose to prominence for her work in the Netflix anthology series The Haunting, playing the supporting role of Eleanor “Nell” Crain in Hill House (2018) and the leading role of Danielle “Dani” Clayton in Bly Manor (2020), and for starring as Love Quinn in the Netflix thriller series You (2019–2023). She starred as Leslie Van Houten in the comedy-drama film Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019) and Katherine in the biographical-drama film Shirley (2020).
Pedretti auditioned for the role of Guinevere Beck on the thriller series You; although she was rejected, the directors later cast her as Love Quinn in the show’s second season after seeing her previous acting work and her chemistry with her co-star Penn Badgley. The second season was released by Netflix on December 26, 2019, with Pedretti’s performance and the show being received positively.
Also in 2019, Pedretti appeared as Leslie Van Houten in Quentin Tarantino’s comedy-drama film Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, which was a commercial success, and earned her a nomination for the Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Acting Ensemble.
In 2020, Pedretti guest-starred in the anthology series Amazing Stories as Evelyn Porter, and in the same year starred as Katherine in the biographical-drama film Shirley.She was next announced to lead the follow-up season to Hill House, later revealed to be titled The Haunting of Bly Manor, which earned her a nomination from the Critics’ Choice Super Awards and won the award for Best Frightened Performance at the 2021 MTV Movie & TV Awards. She stated that the role of Dani helped her to grow comfortable towards playing darker roles in the horror and thriller genres, later stating that she has “got a knack for” them.
In 2021, Pedretti appeared in singer-songwriter Kacey Musgraves’ film Star-Crossed, a companion feature to Musgraves’ album of the same name, in a cameo role as a woman participating in a heist. A clip from the film featuring Pedretti served as the music video for Musgraves’ song “Simple Times”. She reprised the role of Love Quinn for the third season of You, which was released on October 15, 2021 and was nominated for Best Villain at the 2022 MTV Movie & TV Awards.
She is set to star in the upcoming drama film Caste.
Victoria Pedretti’s net worth is estimated at $1 million.
The 26 year old’s marital status is unmarried. She is currently dated Dylan Arnold who is a actor by profession and was her co-star in the Netflix series YOU.