Katherine Langford is nursing a broken heart (or two, or three…) on Netflix’s new hit drama 13 Reasons Why. But off-screen, she spends her downtime gleefully geeking out over history and sci-fi. Here’s everything you need to know about the star.
Lives in: Perth, Australia
You know her from: Actually, you don’t—this is her first major role!
What she does in her free time: “I’m a big historical-fiction fan. Anything written in the French Revolution, that kind of era, is so poignant. I got into history when I was 11 years old, and it all started with the Titanic. I’d read books in the library about it. Of course I’ve seen the movie, too—I don’t think I’ve ever cried that much.”
Back to the future: “If I could time-travel, I would either go to the ’70s and watch the first Star Wars film the day it opened, or to 1880s London, during the Jack the Ripper era, and experience the true grossness of that time. I love sci-fi and period pieces—it’s fantasy. I can let myself dream a little bit.” READ MORE!