Camila Mendes, a newcomer to the scene. Born June 29th, 1994 in Charlottesville, Virginia, USA. Currently stars as Veronica Lodge  in Riverdale. a popular teen drama series on the CW network. Mendes received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts in 2016, and made her acting debut as Veronica Lodge in Riverdale the following year. Since then, she has become a rising star in Hollywood, and has appeared in several films, including The Perfect Date and Dangerous Lies. In addition to her acting career, Mendes is also an advocate for body positivity and mental health awareness, and has been open about her struggles with eating disorders and anxiety. She uses her platform to promote self-love and acceptance, and has become a role model for many young people.