Giorgia Whigham

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Giorgia Whigham
Born (1997-08-19) August 19, 1997 (age 21)
NationalityAmerican
OccupationActress
Years active2016–present

Giorgia Whigham (born August 19, 1997) is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Kat in Netflix's 13 Reasons Why. Her upcoming roles include Beth in MTV's Scream and Amy Bendix in Netflix's The Punisher.

Early life and career[edit]

Whigham was born on August 19, 1997 in New York City, New York. Her father is actor Shea Whigham. She had her first break in the acting world starring alongside Ellery Sprayberry in the 2016 short film Pinky.[1] Following on from her acting debut, she won roles on a variety of TV shows including Shameless, Son of Zorn, 13 Reasons Why and The Orville.[2][3]

In 2017, she co-starred in the film Saving Zoë which is an adaptation to Alyson Noël’s bestselling young adult novel of the same title, alongside starring sisters and actresses, Laura and Vanessa Marano.[4] On September 13, 2017, it was announced that Whigham will join as a series regular in the third season of the MTV slasher television series Scream. She will star in the role of Beth.[5]

On February 26, 2018, it was announced that Whigham will join as a series regular in the second season of Netflix's The Punisher.[6]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2016 Pinky Nadia Short film
2018 Sierra Burgess Is a Loser Chrissy
TBA The Buried Girl Cassie Post-production
TBA Saving Zoë Carley Post-production

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2016 Shameless Toria Episode: "Pimp's Paradise"
2016–17 Son of Zorn Shannon Episodes: "Defender of Teen Love", "Return of the Drinking Buddy" and "All Hail Son of Zorn"
2017 The Legend of Master Legend Sam TV movie
13 Reasons Why Kat Episodes: "Tape 1, Side A" and "Tape 7, Side A"
The Orville Lysella Episode: "Majority Rule"
2018 Animal Kingdom Sarah Episode: "The Center Will Hold"
Dirty John Teenage Denise Episode: "Lord High Executioner"
2019 The Punisher Amy Bendix Main role (Season 2)
TBA Scream Beth Main role (Season 3)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jessica Chou (September 22, 2017). "Giorgia Whigham On Her Role In Pinky, Bullying & Mean Girls". Refinery29.
  2. ^ April 10, 2017. "23 Reasons Why: Tape 1, Side A".
  3. ^ Nick Wanserski. "In a weak episode, The Orville tackles social media for no good reason". AV Club.
  4. ^ N'Duka, Amanda (August 23, 2017). "Studio71 Aboard 'Saving Zoë' Film With Laura & Vanessa Marano; Urbanworld Film Festival Unveils Lineup — Film Briefs". Deadline. Retrieved December 11, 2017.
  5. ^ Petski, Denise (September 13, 2017). "'Scream': Keke Palmer, RJ Cyler, Jessica Sula, More Round Out Season 3 Cast". Deadline. Retrieved September 13, 2017.
  6. ^ Andreeva, Nellie; Petski, Denise (February 26, 2018). "'Marvel's The Punisher': Josh Stewart, Floriana Lima & Giorgia Whigham Join Cast Of Netflix Series For Season 2". Deadline. Retrieved February 26, 2018.

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