Katherine Langford’s biographyThe name Katherine Langford became famous after the release of the first episodes of the drama series 13 Reasons Why; this role gave the young actress a golden ticket to fame.
Early lifeKatherine Langford was born on April 29, 1996, in Perth, Australia, and is the eldest daughter of Elizabeth and Stephen Langford. Both of her parents are doctors: Elizabeth is a pediatrician and Stephen - director of medical services at the Royal Flying Doctor Service Western Operations.
In 2014, she managed to enroll at the Principal Academy of Dance & Theatre Arts and during her studies there she managed to play in several plays and even had the main role in the production of Evita. Her physical attributes, zeal, and unwavering talent were finally noticed and she was offered a grant at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts. However, to the surprise of her family and friends, she turned it down.
Beginning of her careerHer movie debut is considered to have taken place in 2015, when she, upon hiring an agent, managed to her a role in the short-length movie called Story of Miss Oxygen, within the Australia Independent Film Festival, and this drew more attention to the actress.
The same year, Katherine passed her audition for the TV project dedicated to Shakespeare’s early life, however, she didn’t get the role. Katherine has faced rejections many times, so this one around didn’t upset her, it only gave her motivation to prepare better for her next audition for a new Netflix show, which ultimately paved her path to Hollywood.
13 Reasons WhyIt’s well-known that 13 Reasons Why made a long-lasting impression from the very first stills of the show, and it met the expectations of the creators, earning them a lot of praise from American and European critics alike.
Two seasons in, both of which are considered a pure masterpiece, were released in 2017 and 2018 respectively, and the creators decided to extend it for one more season, the shooting for which already began in autumn 2018. Other young actors starring in the series were Dylan Minnette, Alisha Boe, Ross Butler, Derek Luke etc.
While she was working on the TV series, she managed to appear in an Australian rom-com movie called The Misguided, and in the drama Love, Simon, where she co-starred with Talitha Bateman, Jennifer Garner, Nick Robinson, Alexandra Shipp, and Josh Duhamel.