Sterling Jerins
Born (2004-06-15) June 15, 2004 (age 16)
Years active2011–present
RelativesRuby Jerins (sister)

Sterling Jerins (born June 15, 2004) is an American child actress, known for playing Lily Bowers on the NBC series Deception, Constance Lane in World War Z, Judy Warren in The Conjuring, The Conjuring 2 and The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It, and Lila DuFresne on HBO's comedy series Divorce.


In 2012, Jerins was added to the cast of the zombie apocalypse film World War Z, directed by Marc Forster, to play the role of Constance Lane, the younger daughter of Gerry (Brad Pitt) and Karen Lane (Mireille Enos). The film was released on June 21, 2013.[1][2] She then appeared in The Conjuring, a supernatural horror film directed by James Wan, which was released on July 19, 2013. Jerins played Judy Warren, the daughter of Ed and Lorraine Warren (Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga).[1]

Jerins co-starred in the romantic comedy And So It Goes, directed by Rob Reiner,[3] playing the supporting role of Michael Douglas' character's granddaughter.[4] In 2015, Jerins co-starred in the mystery thriller Dark Places, based on the novel of same name written by Gillian Flynn. Jerins played a young version of Charlize Theron's lead character Libby Day.[5] Also that same year, she co-starred with Owen Wilson and Lake Bell in the action thriller film No Escape.[1]

In 2016, she reprised her role as Judy Warren in the supernatural horror film sequel The Conjuring 2.[6] She also co-starred in the HBO comedy series Divorce, with Sarah Jessica Parker and Thomas Haden Church.

Personal life

Jerins is the daughter of artist Edgar Jerins and actress Alana Jerins. Her elder sister, Ruby Jerins, is also an actress who had a regular role in Nurse Jackie and appeared in the 2010 films Remember Me and Shutter Island.



Year Title Role Notes
2013 Butterflies of Bill Baker Annie
2013 World War Z Constance Lane
2013 The Conjuring Judy Warren
2014 Lullaby Young Karen
2014 And So It Goes Sarah Little
2014 5 Flights Up Zoe
2015 Dark Places Young Libby Day
2015 No Escape Lucy Dwyer
2016 Paterson Young Poet
2016 The Conjuring 2 Judy Warren
2017 Daisy Winters Daisy Winters
2018 Boarding School Christine
2021 The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It Judy Warren Post-production


Year Title Role Notes
2011 Royal Pains Gina Episode: "A Man Called Grandpa"
2013 Deception Lily Bowers 5 episodes
2016–2019 Divorce Lila DuFresne Main role
2020 Almost Family Olivia 3 Episodes


  1. ^ a b c "Sterling Jerins is about to break out with roles in Owen Wilson's "The Coup" and Brad Pitt's "World War Z"". The Hollywood Reporter. December 5, 2012. Retrieved August 15, 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Sterling Jerins stars in WORLD WAR Z with Brad Pitt". Retrieved August 15, 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "'World War Z' Actress Sterling Jerins Joins Rob Reiner's 'And So It Goes' With Michael Douglas & Diane Keaton As Filming Starts". Indiewire. June 12, 2013. Retrieved August 15, 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "'World War Z' Actress Sterling Jerins Joins 'And So It Goes'". Variety. June 11, 2013. Retrieved August 15, 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Sterling Jerins Joins Charlize Theron In 'Dark Places'". Variety. August 14, 2013. Retrieved August 15, 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "Sterling Jerins Joins HBO's 'Divorce'; Kirby Howell-Baptiste In 'Downward Dog' Pilot". Deadline Hollywood. December 1, 2015. Retrieved December 2, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)