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Katherine Langford, who gained world-wide recognition for starring as Hannah Baker in the 2017 Netflix series "13 Reasons Why," is now currently cast in the most awaited "Avengers: Endgame" movie from the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Here are some really interesting facts about the Australian actress:

  1.  Langford is said to have got the role of Hannah Baker in the "13 Reasons Why" series through a Skype audition. It was reported that she initially auditioned for both the roles of Hannah and Jessica, before she landed the former role in the series.
  2.  During the filming of "13 Reasons Why," she is said to have purchased a piano while staying in San Rafael, California , and would play it in an effort to comfort herself between takes whenever feelings would become overly intense.
  3.  Langford was one of five selected to participate in the National Institute of Dramatic Arts Advanced Actors Residency in the year 2015.
  4.  Before hitting it big, she had appeared in minor roles in several small independent films, including the "Story of Miss Oxygen" in 2015, and the "Imperfect Quadrant," in the year 2016.
  5.  Her first lead role was as Scarlett in the 2016 short movie "Daughter," which debuted at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival. The movie revolves around three women out on a Friday night in St Kilda, whose lives become entwined and affected by an act of violence.
  6.  Throughout the entire series of "13 Reasons Why," she had reportedly carried out her entire role faking an American accent, since she is an Australian.
  7.  It was reported that she has been cast as Nimue in the Netflix's upcoming web television series "Cursed," based on the novel of the same name by Frank Miller and Tom Wheeler.
  8.  The series set in a re-imagined Arthurian world, will follow a teenage girl Nimue, played by Langford, destined to become the powerful (and tragic) Lady of the Lake.
  9.  Before being cast as Hannah Baker in the "13 Reasons Why," she claims to have never read the book and reportedly read it between being cast and filming. Her co-star who played the role of Clay Jensen didn't even read it, as he didn't want to confuse the character in the book with the character in the show.
  10.  In the year 2015, she trained at Nicholson's Academy of Screen Acting and portrayed the role of Juan Perón's mistress in the production of Evita.
  11.  He first feature film was the 2018's "The Misguided," an independent comedy-drama by Shannon Alexander, in which she portrayed the character of Vesna.
  12.  The same year she was cast as Leah in the film "Love,Simon," an adaptation of the coming-of-age novel Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda, by Becky Albertalli.
  13.  She has been taking vocal lessons and has also undergone extensive training in classical, jazz, and contemporary, since the year 2005.
  14.  In preparation for her role as Hannah in the "13 Reasons Why" series, she spoke to the representatives from “It’s On Us,” a campaign promoting awareness of sexual assault. She even consulted a psychiatrist who specializes in adolescence.
  15.  She confirmed on May 25, 2018, that she will not reprise her role as Hannah Baker in the third season of the "13 Reasons Why" series.
  16.  Katherine Langford was born on April 19, 1996, in Perth, Western Australia. She, along with her younger sister Josephine Langford, was raised in Applecross, a riverside suburb of Perth.
  17.  Her father Stephen Langford is a flying doctor and director of medical services at the Royal Flying Doctor Service Western Operations, while her mother Elizabeth Langford is a pediatrician. Her sister is also an actress.
  18.  She went to Perth Modern School, where she studied music and drama, and was sports captain and a nationally ranked swimmer, during her senior years.
  19.  She was first interested in medicine and politics, in addition to musical theatre. But, at the age of 16, she was inspired by the Born This Way Ball, when she attended a Lady Gaga's concert and decided to learn piano.
  20.  She has publicly shared videos of her performing three original songs written by Langford herself - "I've Got a Crush on Zoe Bosch," "Young and Stupid," and "3 Words."
  21.  Her original song "Young and Stupid," is reportedly about the theme of anti-suicide, which she wrote following an incident in which three Perth teens took their lives in the year 2013.
  22.  For her final year, she focused on music and performance, and stopped her swimming career. She was reportedly successful in a number of musical eisteddfods and drama competitions.
  23.  It is reported that following her high school graduation, she was rejected by every acting school she has sent an application, citing her minimal life experience, and that she was too young.
  24.  Her interest in acting career led her to enrolling in acting classes and workshops in Perth, while simultaneously juggling three part-time jobs, before finding herself an agent.
  25.  She attended the Principal Academy of Dance & Theatre Arts, majoring in Music Theatre, from 2014 to 2015, where she appeared in a production of "Godspell."
  26.  In the late 2015, she was offered a position in the Bachelor of Arts program in Acting at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, and was supposed to begin her studies in the year 2016. But, she never enrolled and started pursuing her professional career.
  27.  The same year, she enrolled for a role in the "Will," a television series centered on the young life of William Shakespeare, but lost the chance to Olivia DeJonge.
  28.  In the late October 2018, it was reported that Langford has been cast in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, in their next movie "Avengers: Endgame." Though the role is said to have been a top secret role, speculations and fan theories are ripe suggesting her to be the daughter of Iron Man - Tony Stark and Pepper Potts.
  29.  In the year 2017, she was the recipient of the "Screen Australia Breakthrough Award," given by the Australians In Film Awards. She was also nominated for the Gold Derby Awards' "Breakthrough Performer of the Year," for her work in "13 Reasons Why."
  30.  She, for her performance as Hannah in "13 Reasons Why," has a Golden Globe Awards nomination, a MTV Movie & TV Awards nomination, a People's Choice Awards nomination and Satellite Awards nominations for the "Best Actress - Television Series Drama," in the year 2018.
  31.  Katherine Langford Net Worth: $5 Million

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