Troiain Bellisario is an American actress who made her mark in the lead role in the wildly popular teen-drama Pretty Little Liars. She began her career as a child actor, starring in half a dozen television and film titles by the time she turned ten. Following the end of Pretty Little Liars, Bellisario has tried her hand at writing, producing, and directing.

The young actor has publicly addressed her battles with self-harm and eating disorders in various interviews. Through work with the National Eating Disorders Association and Feeding America, Bellisario has raised awareness for these issues, encouraging young women to seek treatment and support for those struggling with mental illnesses. She has recently become involved in campaigning for gun control policies, teaming up with Everytown and ATTN to raise awareness for specific policy issues.