Giorgia Whigham

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Giorgia Whigham
Born (1997-08-18) August 18, 1997 (age 22)
NationalityAmerican
OccupationActress
Years active2016–present
Parent(s)

Giorgia Whigham (born August 18, 1997) is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Beth in VH1's Scream, Amy Bendix in Netflix's The Punisher and as Kat in Netflix's 13 Reasons Why.

Life and career[edit]

Whigham was born on August 18,[1] 1997 in New York City, New York. Her father is actor Shea Whigham.[2] She had her first break in the acting world starring alongside Ellery Sprayberry in the 2016 short film Pinky.[3] 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.[4][5]

In 2019, 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.[6] On September 13, 2017, it was announced that Whigham will join as a series regular in the third season of the VH1 slasher television series Scream. She will star in the role of Beth.[7] The season premiered on July 8, 2019.[8]

On February 26, 2018, it was announced that Whigham would appear in the second season of Netflix's The Punisher.[9]

Filmography[edit]

Film roles
Year Title Role Notes
2016 Pinky Nadia Short film
2018 Sierra Burgess Is a Loser Chrissy
2019 N.I. Samantha Short film
2019 Saving Zoë Carly
TBA What We Found Cassie Post-production
Television roles
Year Title Role Notes
2016 Shameless Toria Episode: "Pimp's Paradise"
2016–2017 Son of Zorn Shannon Episodes: "Defender of Teen Love", "Return of the Drinking Buddy", "All Hail Son of Zorn"
2017 The Legend of Master Legend Ashleigh Television film
2017 13 Reasons Why Kat Episodes: "Tape 1, Side A", "Tape 7, Side A"
2017 Chance Pepper Episodes: "A Very Special Onion", "The Filtcraft Parable", "The Coping Mechanism"
2017 The Orville Lysella Episode: "Majority Rule"
2018 Animal Kingdom Sarah Episode: "The Center Will Hold"
2018 Dirty John Teenage Denise Meehan-Shepherd Episode: "Lord High Executioner"
2019 The Punisher Amy Bendix Main role (season 2); 11 episodes
2019 Scream Beth Main role (season 3)
2020 Legacies Jade Episodes: "Kai Parker Screwed Us", "You Can't Save Them All", "There's a Place Where the Lost Things Go"
2020 Into the Dark Shauna Shore Episode: "Crawlers"

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GQ-OVbhwHgY&feature=youtu.be
  2. ^ Surrey, Miles (January 23, 2019). "'Punisher' Season 2 Is a Relic of Marvel's Failures on Netflix". The Ringer. Retrieved January 24, 2020.
  3. ^ Chou, Jessica (September 22, 2017). "Giorgia Whigham On Her Role In Pinky, Bullying & Mean Girls". Refinery29. Archived from the original on June 12, 2018. Retrieved December 7, 2017.
  4. ^ "13 Reasons Why: Tape 1, Side A". Starry Constellation Magazine. April 10, 2017.
  5. ^ Wanserski, Nick. "In a weak episode, The Orville tackles social media for no good reason". AV Club.
  6. ^ 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.
  7. ^ Petski, Denise (September 13, 2017). "'Scream': Keke Palmer, RJ Cyler, Jessica Sula, More Round Out Season 3 Cast". Deadline. Retrieved September 13, 2017.
  8. ^ Samhan, Jamie (June 24, 2019). "'Scream' Reboot Gets Trailer With Cameo From Paris Jackson". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved June 25, 2019.
  9. ^ 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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