Giorgia Whigham

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Giorgia Whigham
Years active2016–present

Giorgia Whigham is an American actress. She is best known for her roles as Kat in the first season of 13 Reasons Why, Amy Bendix in the second season of The Punisher, and Beth in the third season of Scream.

Life and career[edit]

Giorgia Whigham is the daughter of actor Shea Whigham and his wife Christine Whigham.[1]

Giorgia Whigham had her first break in the acting world starring alongside Ellery Sprayberry in the 2016 short film Pinky.[2]

Following her acting debut, she won roles on a variety of TV shows including Shameless, Son of Zorn, 13 Reasons Why, and The Orville.[3][4]

On September 13, 2017, it was announced that Whigham would join the third season of the VH1 slasher television series Scream as a series regular. She starred in the role of Beth.[5] The third season premiered on July 8, 2019.[6]

On February 26, 2018, it was announced that Whigham would appear in the second season of Netflix's The Punisher.[7]

In 2019, she co-starred in the film Saving Zoë, which was an adaptation to Alyson Noël’s bestselling young adult novel of the same title, starring alongside sisters Laura Marano and Vanessa Marano.[8]

In 2017 and 2022, she guest-starred as Lysella on the first and third seasons of The Orville.

In 2022, she was cast as Blaire Bennett on the Peacock series Ted, the television adaptation of the film of the same name. [9]


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
2020 What We Found Cassie
2021 Dashcam Mara
2023 A Little White Lie Charlie
Television roles
Year Title Role Notes
2016 Shameless Toria 1 episode
2016–2017 Son of Zorn Shannon 3 episodes
2017 The Legend of Master Legend Ashleigh Television film
2017 13 Reasons Why Kat 2 episodes
2017 Chance Pepper 3 episodes
2017; 2022 The Orville Lysella 2 episodes
2018 Animal Kingdom Sarah 1 episode
2018 Dirty John Teenage Denise Meehan-Shepherd 1 episode
2019 The Punisher Amy Bendix Main role, 11 episodes
2019 Scream Beth Main role, 6 episodes
2020–2021 Legacies Jade 4 episodes
2020 Into the Dark Shauna Shore 1 episode
2023 Waco: The Aftermath[10] Becca Whitsett 2 episodes
TBA Ted Blaire Bennett Main role, upcoming series


  1. ^ Surrey, Miles (January 23, 2019). "'Punisher' Season 2 Is a Relic of Marvel's Failures on Netflix". The Ringer. Retrieved January 24, 2020.
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ "13 Reasons Why: Tape 1, Side A". Starry Constellation Magazine. April 10, 2017.
  4. ^ Wanserski, Nick. "In a weak episode, The Orville tackles social media for no good reason". AV Club.
  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. ^ Samhan, Jamie (June 24, 2019). "'Scream' Reboot Gets Trailer With Cameo From Paris Jackson". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved June 25, 2019.
  7. ^ 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.
  8. ^ 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.
  9. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (April 13, 2022). "Ted: Giorgia Whigham, Max Burkholder & Scott Grimes Join Seth MacFarlane In Peacock Series Based On Films". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved April 13, 2022.
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