Biography

Lorenza Francesca Izzo Parsons is a Chilean actress and model. She has appeared in films, including Aftershock (2012), The Green Inferno (2013), Knock, Knock (2015), and Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019). Izzo was born in Santiago, Chile, to Chilean model Rosita Parsons . She is of Italian descent on her father's side. She has a younger sister, Clara Lyon Parsons, who is a model as well. When she was twelve years old, she moved to Atlanta with her father, then working towards a Ph.D. at Georgia Institute of Technology. She was bullied over her strong Chilean accent as a child, but stated she "got over [her] accent pretty fast" after watching the 2002 sports film Blue Crush several times. Izzo recalls becoming "obsessed with [Blue Crush star] Kate Bosworth."

Filmography