Josephine Langford is an Australian actress. She is best known for her starring role as Tessa Young in the After film series. She also portrayed Emma Cunningham in the Netflix film Moxie while also portraying Zoey in upcoming Netflix romcom The Other Zoey and Katy Gibson in Gigi & Nate. Her older sister, is the actress Katherine Langford
Years active: 2007–present
Born age: 18 August 1997, 26 years old and 3 months, Perth, Australia
Sun Sign: Leo
Hair Color: Light Brown
Eye Color: Green
Height: 5’6″ / 1.67 m
Measurements: 34-24-34 in / 86-61-86 cm
Bra size: 32B US / 70B EU
Josephine Langford in After We Collided in 2020
Parents: Elizabeth Langford (doctor), Stephen Langford (doctor)
Sibling: Katherine Langford
Langford was born in Perth, Western Australia, and raised in Applecross, a riverside suburb of Perth. She is the youngest daughter of Stephen Langford, a flying doctor and the director of medical services at the Royal Flying Doctor Service Western Operations, and Elizabeth Green, a pediatrician. Her older sister, Katherine Langford, is also an actress.
As a child, Langford became interested in music and played the saxophone, the violin, and the piano. She’s also played cricket in her childhood. In 2008, at the age of 10, Langford wrote and performed a song called “Shadows” for a music competition, which won her the “Song of the Year” title. She also wrote two more songs, “Lonely” (2007) and “Sea Shanty” (2008).
Langford started taking acting classes at the age of 13. In 2012, she began taking acting classes at Perth Film School. At the age of 14, she began appearing in several short films such as Sex Ed (2013), When Separating (2013), and Gypsy Blood (2014). She made her screen debut in the indie film Pulse (2017), which screened at film festivals. She also starred as a supporting actress the same year on the American horror film Wish Upon, acting alongside Joey King. She also made her television debut in 2017 on the Australian series Wolf Creek.
In July 2018, Langford was cast as Tessa Young in the film After, based on the 2014 new adult fiction novel of the same name written by Anna Todd. The film premiered in 2019, and grossed $69.7 million worldwide. She won a Teen Choice Award for her role as Tessa. Josephine Langford reprised role in the sequel, After We Collided, which was released in September 2020. In 2019, Langford also appeared in the American horror anthology web television series Into the Dark as Clair. In November 2019, Langford was cast as Emma Cunningham in the Netflix film Moxie, which is based on the novel of the same name written by Jennifer Mathieu.
Josephine Langford Career Highlights:
First Film: Wish Upon (2017)
First TV Show: Wolf Creek (2017)
Josephine Langford Interesting Facts:
Her older sister Katherine Langford is an actress too.
She actually began acting even before her older sister.
Her breakout role in the film After was originally given to actress Julia Goldani Telles but she gave it up due to the busy schedule.