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Katherine Langford (born 29 April 1996 in Perth, Australia) is an Australian actress. She began her career in 2015 acting in independent films before breaking into American media with the focal role of Hannah Baker in 13 Reasons Why. Since then she's appeared in a few high-profile projects, including Love, Simon and Knives Out.
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Not to be confused with the fictional Catherine Langford from Stargate.


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  • The Cast Show Off: She performed the song "I Could Be Your King" for Cursed.
  • Dawson Casting: Many of her roles have been teenage girls, while Langford herself was in her twenties.
    • She was twenty during the filming of 13 Reasons Why's first season, playing seventeen year old Hannah. Given that the show revolves around topics such as suicide and sexual assault (and graphically depicts them), it's unsurprising they went with a slightly older actress. The last time she played the character in the fourth and final season, Langford was twenty-three during filming.
    • Leah in Love, Simon is a high school student while Langford was nearly twenty-one.
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    • She was twenty-one when she played high school senior Mara in Spontaneous and twenty-four when the movie was released.
    • Nimue in Cursed is stated to be in her late teens, whereas Langford was twenty-three during filming.
  • Deleted Role: She had filmed a scene as an older version of Morgan Stark in Avengers: Endgame, but it was cut from the final film. The scene is available on the Disney+ release.
  • Fake American: Her three most prominent roles in addition to others have been her playing an American teenager.
  • Fake Brit: In Cursed, playing the British Nimue.

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