Read Beanie Feldstein's touching essay about grieving the death of her and Jonah Hill's older brother

Actress Beanie Feldstein was in "Lady Bird" and "Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising."

(CNN)Beanie Feldstein is sometimes identified first as being Jonah Hill's younger sister, but her rise to fame has been completely her own.

The actress, who had supporting roles in "Lady Bird" and "Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising," will step into the spotlight for her first leading role in "Booksmart," a comedy hitting theaters May 24.
But even as her star ascends, Feldstein is still grappling with the depths of grief.
In December 2017 her oldest brother,