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13 Reasons Why Cast: What Have They Been Up To?

13 Reasons Why Cast: What Have They Been Up To?

It’s been two years since the release of the fourth and final season of “13 Reasons Why,” and many of us have been hooked since season one! Released in 2017 on Netflix, the teen drama follows a group of high school students who are left traumatized and full of questions after the suicide of their fellow student Hannah Baker. Just before Baker takes her own life, she created 13 tapes and left them with a trusted friend, Tony Padilla. On these tapes, Baker goes into detail about 13 reasons why she took her own life and the people who played a role in her decision, who Tony Padilla makes sure to distribute to.

“13 Reasons Why” fans have also discovered a deeper meaning to the series, as it depicts the various issues that high school students go through such as bullying, sexual assault, mental health issues, suicide, and more.

The cast of this gripping series have each played a significant role and have been applauded for their performance as they gained wide recognition and notable awards. But what have they been up to post-production? Have they been casted in more series and films? Who are they dating?

We’ve chosen some of our favorite main characters to explore, and we’ll start with the ladies!

Katherine Langford

We’ll start with the stunning Katherine Langford, who plays the main role of Hannah Baker in the series! Just 21 years old at the time, “13 Reasons Why” was Langford’s first major role in her acting career that started two years before with a few films. She was cast in season one (2017) and two (2018).

In 2018, she went on to star in a comedy-drama called “The Misguided” and the romantic comedy-drama called “Love, Simon.” In 2019, Langford starred in a murder mystery film called “Knives Out.” She starred in two more films in 2020, a dark-comedy called “Spontaneous” and a Netflix series called “Cursed.” She has also been cast in the new Australian 2022 drama series called “Savage River.”

As for this talented Australian actress’s love life, it’s been particularly quiet and it’s assumed that Langford is single! There have been rumors about a relationship with her co-star Dylan Minnet who plays Clay Jenson, however, it appeared that these were only rumors and they were only on-screen love interests!

Alisha Boe

The beautiful Alisha Boe plays the role of Jessica Davis in “13 Reasons Why” and was her second recurring role in a series following her role in a few episodes of NBC’s soap opera “Days of Our Lives.” Boe has become one of the first actresses of Somali heritage to thrive in a lead role in American films and series!

She starred in all four seasons of “13 Reasons Why” when she was just 20 years old in 2017 until 2020. Boe has not starred in many productions after “13 Reasons Why,” but can be seen in the 2019 films “Gates of Darkness,” the comedy film “Poms,” and a comedy drama called “Yes, God, Yes,” alongside Natalia Dyer, who plays Nancy Wheeler in “Stranger Things.”

As for Boe’s lovelife, not much has been revealed but it appears that the young actress is currently single!

Kate Walsh

The stunning Kate Walsh has been in the industry since 1995 with an endless list of series and films under her name! She is also widely recognized for her role in “Grey's Anatomy.”

The American actress was cast as a main character, Olivia Baker, who is Hannah Baker’s mother, in “13 Reasons Why” season one and two, and appeared as a guest in season three. Since her cast in the series in 2017, she can be seen in various movies such as “Girls Trip,” “Reality High,” and “Ideal Home.” In 2019, she landed a recurring role in “The Umbrella Academy” until 2020. Also 2020 to date, she plays a main role in the Netflix series “Emily in Paris.”

Walsh’s year-long married life was a rocky one, as she married film producer Alex Young in 2007. The couple filed for divorce in 2008 that was finalized in 2010. As of 2020, Walsh has been dating Australian farmer Andrew Nixon. The couple lives a private life in Perth, Australia.

Dylan Minnette

Minnette is more than just an actor, he’s a musician too and has been juggling between his two passions! He has been cast in several films and series prior to “13 Reasons Why” and landed the recurring main role as Clay Jensen in 2017, and has starred in the series up until the final season in 2020. In 2018, he starred in the film “The Open House,” and can be seen in the 2022 fifth Scream film.

Minnette is the lead singer and guitarist of the alternative rock band called “Wallows” and has been making and releasing music all through the production of “13 Reasons Why.”

In 2017, the band released four singles on Spotify and Apple Music and released their debut album, “Nothing Happens,” in 2019. The “Wallows” has recently performed at the 2022 Coachella Valley Music and Arts festival alongside several other well known artists such as Billie Eilish, The Weeknd, Doja Cat, and a whole lot more!

Dylan has been in a long and stable relationship with Lydia Night, who is also a lead singer and songwriter for a band called “The Regrettes,” and the lovebirds have been seen as ‘couple goals’ since 2018! However, there have been rumors that the couple has recently broken up. Who knows, maybe they’ll reunite?

Brandon Flynn

Prior to “13 Reasons Why,” Brandon Flynn has starred in films, commercials, and several plays! In 2017 up until the final season in 2020, Flynn played the main role of Justin Foley in “13 Reasons Why.”

In 2018, he joined the “True Detective” series cast for season three. In 2020, he starred in a dark romantic comedy called “Looks That Kill.” In the same year, he landed a recurring role in the psychological thriller series “Ratched.” Most recently, he has been cast in an upcoming supernatural horror film, “Hellraiser,” to be exclusively released on Hulu.

Flynn is also openly gay and has been in a public relationship with singer Sam Smith for a few months in 2017. As of 2022, Flynn’s relationship status remains a mystery!

Ross Butler

Prior to his role in “13 Reasons Why,” the handsome Ross Butler made his appearance in a few Disney productions! He stars as one of the main characters, Zach Dempsey, in “13 Reasons Why” for all four seasons.

In 2019, Butler can be seen in the superhero film “Shazam!” and in the 2020 Netflix romantic comedy “To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You.” He starred in the film's sequel “To All the Boys: Always and Forever” in 2021 and did a voice role in the animated fantasy film “Raya and the Last Dragon.” He has two upcoming films “Perfect Addiction” and “Loveboat, Taipei” which are both in the post-production stages!

Butler revealed that he’s been single for quite some time, and until he finds the right woman, he’ll be focusing on his career and new hobbies.

Christian Navarro

Christian Navarro was definitely one of the handsome hunks on “13 Reasons Why” that had glued the eyes of many ladies to the screen! He has acted in several roles prior to “13 Reasons Why” and was cast in 2017 up until the final season in 2020, playing the role of Tony Padilla. Also in 2017, he starred in “Bushwick,” and in 2021, “Prey for the Devil.” In 2022, Navarro can be seen in an episode of “Law and Order: Special Victims Unit”

As for Navarro’s love life, many believed he was gay in real life because of his character in “13 Reasons Why,” however, the actor is into women and has dated actress Shazi Raja between the years 2016 and 2018, and later, Kassidy Sierra Ramirez.

As “13 Reasons Why” fans, we’re certainly happy to learn that their career’s continue to flourish! And just like many of us, their love lives are either non-existent or pretty stable!

Who was your favorite character?