Australian actress KATHERINE LANGFORD has garnered global
recognition and critical acclaim as 'Hannah Baker' in Netflix series "13 Reasons
Why" which became a worldwide phenomenon shortly after its March 31, 2017
release on the global platform. The series was created by Pulitzer Prize and
Tony Award winner, Brian Yorkey, and is based on The New York Times'
best-selling novel written by Jay Asher. The pilot episode was directed by Oscar
winner Tom McCarthy and the series is executive produced by Selena Gomez and
Anonymous Content for Paramount Television.
Langford is the co-lead opposite Dylan Minnette. The series recently wrapped
production on its second season in Northern California and will be released in
Langford will next star as 'Leah Burke' in Director Greg Berlanti's "Love,
Simon" alongside Jennifer Garner, Nick Robinson, and Alexandra Shipp. Based off
of the coming-of-age novel written by Becky Albertalli, the story centers around
a young gay teenager taking a novel approach to coming out to his classmates.
Distributed by FOX 2000, the film is set to be released on March 16, 2018.
Langford will star as 'Mara Carlye' in the upcoming sci-fi, thriller feature,
"Spontaneous." Written and directed by Brian Duffield, the film centers on
'Mara' during her senior year whose life is forever changed when students in her
Senior class literally explode for no discernible reason. Based off of the young
adult novel written by Aaron Starmer's, Langford will begin production this
Langford is a gifted songwriter and singer, accomplished swimmer and can play
the piano. She attended Perth Modern School and graduated in 2013 as part of the
elite music program. From 2014 to 2015, Langford studied at the Principal
Academy of Dance & Theatre Arts, graduating with a Diploma in Performing Arts,
majoring in music theatre. That summer and the beginning of the following year,
she was one of five selected to participate in the National Institute of
Dramatic Arts (NIDA) Advanced Actors Residency in 2015. Also in 2015, she began
training at Nicholson's Academy of Screen Acting.
Langford is based in Perth, Australia.