The actor who played the lead character in LazyTown has paid tribute to her late co-star Stefan Karl Stefansson, who died from cancer aged Julianna Rose Mauriello, who played pink-haired Stephanie in the children's programme, took to social media pay homage to him. Stefansson was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in and initially appeared to be on the path to recovery after surgery. A poignant final post on Instagram, shared more than a year before his death, was a thank you message to fans who supported him during his illness.
Stephanie from LazyTown – aka Julianna Rose Mauriello – looks a little different these days
Whatever Happened to Julianna Rose Mauriello?
Remember Stephanie from LazyTown? The actress who played her for two years has resurfaced as a TikTok star. Lang, one of two actresses to don a pink wig and play Stephanie, has been posting TikToks in which she dances to songs that viewers will remember from the show, which ended in With over , followers on the platform, Lang has been sharing dances to old LazyTown songs like Bing Bang Time to Dance - sometimes giving them a more modern update. Stephanie LazyTown fyp foryou wearenumberone. A Number One kinda video.
Many are wondering what happened to the teen since then and many find it odd that she has seemed to just disappear into oblivion. Tabloids have shared a few wild stories about Julianna being arrested for prostitution. Some other stories indicated that she had ended her life with a drug overdose, but these rumors are simply not true. The popular actress and dancer has dropped out of the limelight to enjoy a little bit of privacy these days and she is currently attending Columbia University.
People of a certain age will almost certainly have grown up watching LazyTown, that oh-so-colourful kiddie show urging us all to, well turn off the TV and get fit. And one of the central figures of that show was the ever-perky eight-year-old Stephanie — the pink-haired tyke whose aim was to get the residents of LazyTown moving, with a little help from Sportacus and none whatsoever from Robbie Rotten. The character was played by Julianna Rose Mauriello in the first two series — before being replaced by actress Chloe Lang. You all remember what she looked like as Stephanie of course how could you forget that distinctive pink bob? Time is the most valuable thing in life because it never comes back.