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Katherine Langford Biography, Age, Movies, TV Shows, Boyfriend

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Katherine Langford Biography

Katherine Langford is an Australian actress born on 29th April 1996 in Perth, Australia. She is popularly known for her role as Hannah Baker in Netflix series 13 Reasons Why which earned her a Golden Globe Award. In 2017 she was awarded the Screen Australia Breakthrough Award during the Australians In Film Awards.

Katherine Langford Age

She was born on 29th April 1996 (22 years as at 2018)

Katherine Langford Parents

Her mother is  Elizabeth Langford, a pediatrician and her father is Stephen Langford, a flying doctor and director of medical services at the Royal Flying Doctor Service Western Operations.

Katherine Langford Career

In 2005 she began voice lessons and received Katherine Langford She was offered a place at Perth Modern School for her senior high years, where she studied music and drama, and was sports captain and a nationally ranked swimmer.

In 2012, at the age of 16, she attended Lady Gaga’s concert, the Born This Way Ball, which inspired her to learn how to play the piano.She shared video of herself singing three original songs she wrote: “I’ve Got a Crush on Zoe Bosch,” “Young and Stupid,” and “3 Words.” “Young and Stupid” is an anti-suicide song she wrote in 2013 after three Perth teens took their lives.

For her final year at Perth Modern, Langford stopped swimming and switched her focus to music and performance. She was successful in a number of musical eisteddfods and drama competitions. Langford appeared in the school’s production of Hotel Sorrento in 2013 and graduated that same year.

After graduating high school Katherine Langford was rejected from every acting school she applied to, on the grounds she was too young and did not have enough life experience. This led her to begin enrolling in acting classes and workshops in Perth, juggling three part-time jobs, and later finding herself an agent.

In 2014 she joined Principal Academy of Dance & Theatre Arts, majoring in Music Theatre until 2015. She appeared in a production of Godspell. In 2015 she was selected to participate in the National Institute of Dramatic Arts Advanced Actors Residency.

In the same year she trained at Nicholson’s Academy of Screen Acting and portrayed the role of Juan Perón’s mistress in the 2015 production of Evita.

Katherine Langford was offered a position in the Bachelor of Arts program in Acting at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts and intended to begin studies in 2016. However, she never enrolled and instead pursued professional roles.

In 2016, she took up some roles in independent films like ‘Imperfect Quadrant’ and ‘Daughter’. She played the lead role in ‘Daughter’, which was shown at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival. The same year, she auditioned for a role in ‘Will’, a drama television series about the life of William Shakespeare, but failed to bag the role. She later signed a contract with the William Morris Endeavor agency.

In 2016, after declining the offer from Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, Langford auditioned for Will, a television series centered on the young life of William Shakespeare. She did not get the role, which was instead given to Olivia DeJonge.

In January 2018, Katherine Langford made her film debut in ‘The Misguided’, an independent comedy-drama by Shannon Alexander. She also landed a role in the romantic comedy-drama film ‘Love, Simon’, directed by Greg Berlanti. She played the role of Simon’s best friend Leah Burke. She has bagged the role of Mara Carley in the film ‘Spontaneous’, which will be released in 2019.

Katherine Langford Thirteen Reasons Why

Katherine Langford auditioned for the role in the mystery teen drama TV series 13 Reasons Why over Skype and had only 10 days to get an O-1 visa as she had not worked in the United States before. She has received critical acclaim for her portrayal of the American high school student Hannah Baker in 13 Reasons Why. Langford researched the role, speaking with a representative of the sexual assault awareness campaign “It’s On Us” and a psychiatrist who specializes in adolescence. In December 2016, she signed with the William Morris Endeavor agency. Langford reprised the role in the second season of the series released on May 18, 2018.[26] On May 25, 2018, Langford confirmed that she will not return as Hannah Baker in a potential third season of the series.

Katherine Langford instagram

As of January 2018, Katherine Langford had 8.2 million followers on Instagram (@KatherineLangford).

In the wake of the first season of 13 Reasons Why, Langford was reluctant at first to put herself out there on social media. But it was Selena Gomez who persuaded Langford to make her Instagram account public. Gomez is one of the executive producers on 13 Reasons Why.

“It was a bit of a big decision for me actually, because I wanted to be an actor purely for the acting work,” Langford said in an interview with TheLast-magazine.com. “I have never been attracted to increasing my popularity or hireability by being on Instagram.

“I didn’t want to make myself a consumable product. I just wanted to be able to do my job and then disappear. Selena pointed out that the show is targeting young adults like me and that [social media] is a good medium to talk directly with those who relate to my character, Hannah.”

Katherine Langford and dylan minnette

Though rumors have persisted that Katherine Langford is dating (or has dated) Dylan Minette, her co-star and on-screen boyfriend on 13 Reasons Why, the rumors are not true (or at least they have been denied by both Langford and Minette). As of January 2018, she was not reportedly dating anyone.

Katherine Langford Net worth and Salary

Katherine Langford has earned a better than average measure of pay from her vocation. According to some online sources, her normal yearly salary is estimated to be somewhere around $1 million. She has her own speculations of $1.5 million. Langford has an autos gathering also. Her accumulations incorporate best extravagance autos like Mini Cooper and Cadillac worth $290,000. In 2017, she purchased a loft in Australia cost around $0.6 million. Her net worth according to the online sources is $4.6 million.

Katherine Langford Movies and TV Shows

  • 2015: Daughter as Scarlett
  • 2015: Story of Miss Oxygen as The Doll Chaser
  • 2016: Imperfect Quadrant as Ruby
  • 2016: The Misguided as Vesna
  • 2017 – 2018: 13 Reasons Why as Hannah Baker
  • 2018: Love, Simon as Leah Burke
  • 2018: Spontaneous as Mara Carley

Katherine Langford Leaving Thirteen Reasons Why

"Hannah…I love you…and I let you go" Those are the words I was able to say six months ago, and now can finally share with you…As most of you know @13reasonswhy was my first ever job and I am so grateful to have had the opportunity to tell Hannah's story so fully in season 1, and to be asked back for a season 2. Thankyou to @netflix @paramountpics @anoncontent , the incredible producers, creatives, cast and crew for making these last 2 years so special. And to all of you here – Thankyou for filling my life with love and light 🙏 This show will always be a special part of my life, and regardless of whether Hannah is there or not, I know that I will continue to strive to do work that is meaningful and has a positive impact – whether that be in film, music, or any other form of art. There is a lot coming up this next year, and I can't wait to share it with you 💖 #hannahbaker

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Katherine Langford took to Instagram to bid her character, Hannah Baker, goodbye to her character after two seasons. She captioned;

“’Hannah… I love you… and I let you go.’ Those are the words I was able to say six months ago and now can finally share with you. As most of you know, 13 Reasons Why was my first ever job and I am so grateful to have had the opportunity to tell Hannah’s story so fully in season one, and to be asked back for season two. Thank you for filling my life with love and light. This show will always be a special part of my life, and regardless of whether Hannah is there or not, I know that I will continue to strive to do work that is meaningful and has a positive impact – whether that be in film, music, or any other form of art.There is a lot coming up this next year, and I can’t wait to share it with you.”

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