Who is Liv Hewson?
Liv Hewson is an Australian actress and playwright, who is probably best known to the world as Claire Duncan in the TV series “Dramaworld” (2016), and as Abby Hammond in the TV series “Santa Clarita Diet” (2016-2017), among several other roles that she’s secured during her career.
Liv Hewson Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education
Liv Hewson was born on 29 November 1995 under the Sagittarius zodiac sign, in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, to Tony Hewson, a psychologist, and his wife Angela, a public servant. Liv is the only female child in the family, with three brothers.
However, she came out as non-binary at the age of 16, and said that she would like to be addressed in the form of they/them pronouns. Liv went to Alfred Deakin High School and later Canberra College. They became interested in acting at an early age, and joined the Canberra Youth Theatre, where they honed their acting skills. Growing up, they would watch American series, including the animated TV series’ “Simpsons” and “Futurama”, and they easily picked up an American accent. At 19 years old, Liv traveled to Los Angeles where they attended an acting workshop, and around this time they launched their acting career.
Liv made their acting debut in 2013 as Fenny Frisk in the short film “Alfonso Frisk”. The following year, Liv was rather busy, as they worked on several projects, including the TV comedy series “Do You Mind?” (2014-2015), then as Liv in the TV series “I’ve Got No Legs” (2014).
Two years later, Liv was selected for their first major role as Claire Duncan in the fantasy series “Dramaworld”, co-starring with Sean Dulake and Noo-Ri Bae. The series was rather successful, even winning the People’s Choice Award in the category for Most Popular Foreign Drama of the Year.
Liv continued their career with roles in TV series such as “The Code” in 2016, and then in 2017, they were Anna Cartulo in the award-winning fantasy mystery-drama film “Before I Fall”, starring Zoey Deutch, Halston Sage, and Cynthy Wu.
Rise to Prominence
Liv’s career progressed in a rather successful way as they were chosen for one of the main roles in the TV horror-comedy series “Santa Clarita Diet” (2017-2019), thus joining other stars who including Drew Barrymore and Tymothy Olyphant. Liv portrayed Abby Hammond, the daughter of Sheila Hammond (Drew Barrymore) in all 30 episodes, which launched them to stardom as the series became a complete hit.
Also in 2017, Liv portrayed Aubrey in the short-lived sci-fi action-adventure series “Inhumans”, with Anson Mount, Serinda Swan, and Ken Leung in the lead roles, while in 2018, Liv was Ashley Piper in the TV comedy series “Back in Very Small Business”, and appeared in the award-winning drama film “Puzzle”, which starred Kelly Macdonald, Irrfan Khan, and David Denman. Furthermore, in 2018 Liv starred in the short-lived TV comedy series “Homecoming Series”, next to Michelle Law and Taylor Ferguson.
In recent years, Liv has featured in the romantic comedy film “Let It Snow” (2019), starring Isabela Merced, Shameik Moore and Odeya Rush, and the same year appeared in the Academy Award-winning biopic about Fox News head Roger Ailes and his sexual misconduct, entitled “Bombshell”, starring Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman and Margot Robie. Most recently, Liv starred in the drama film “Under My Skin”, and was praised for her performance, even receiving a Raindance Award nomination in the category for Best Performance.
They are currently working on the new TV series “Yellow Jackets”, which is set to premiere on 14 November 2021.
Personal Life, Dating, Girlfriend, Gay
Liv is quite open about their sexuality, and have supported a number of LBTQ+ organizations. They have received the Human Rights Campaign Visibility Award for their LGBTQ+ advocacy. However, when it comes to their love life, Liv has failed to mention a partner, though their Instagram page is full of pictures with various women, however, they are just friends and colleagues.
As of mid- 2021, Liv Hewson’s net worth has been estimated to be around $800,000, earned through her successful career as an actress, during which she has appeared in around 20 film and TV titles, all of which have added to her wealth. Her work as a playwright, which includes re-imagining of fairytales and mythology with a queer and dark slant, has also contributed to her wealth.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
This prominent actress has red hair and blue eyes. They stand at a height of 5ft 5ins (1.65m), while their weight is around 130lbs (59kgs), with vital statistics of 32-25-34, bra size 32D.
Hobbies, Interests, and Trivia
Liv loves to travel, and they’ve visited numerous countries across the world, including South Korea, Canada and numerous US states, mostly for work but also pleasure, as they love exploring nature.
They are an avid dog lover and have a pet dog, a German shepherd named Bonny.
Liv is interested in Greek mythology, especially the myth of Persephone, which they have often incorporated into their own stories.