Celebrity·Posted on Feb 6, 202121 Interesting Facts You Didn't Know About Actor Abigail CowenYour guide to the Fate: The Winx Saga actor.by Michele BirdBuzzFeed ContributorFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink If you've been watching Fate: The Winx Saga and are curious about the show's lead, Abigail Cowen, you've come to the right place. © Netflix / Courtesy Everett Collection 1. To start, Abigail landed her first role in 2014 as Brooklyn in the TV series Red Band Society. Jean Baptiste Lacroix / WireImage / Getty Images, Fox 2. The actor is originally from Gainesville, Florida. Stefanie Keenan / Getty Images 3. She was born a redhead. Emma Mcintyre / Getty Images 4. Her zodiac sign is Pisces. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Rich Fury / Getty Images, giphy.com She was born March 18, 1998, and will celebrate her 23rd birthday this year. 5. Before pursuing her acting career in Los Angeles, Abigail studied public relations at the University of Florida. Sarjoun Faour Photography / Getty Images 6. She also spent time working as a model. View this photo on Instagram @abbeycowen / Via instagram.com 7. Abigail has one brother named Dawson. View this photo on Instagram @abbeycowen / Via instagram.com 8. One of her best-known roles is Dorcas, an original member of the Weird Sisters, in Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Netflix / Via giphy.com 9. She portrayed Vicki Charmichael in Season 2 of Netflix's Stranger Things. Netflix 10. You also might remember her in the role of Mia Tanner on the Jeremy Piven show Wisdom of the Crowd, starting in 2017. Jacopo M. Raule / Getty Images, CBS 11. In 2018, she guest-starred as Eliza Hunter, Brandon's girlfriend, in Freeform's The Fosters. Freeform She also reprised the role on Good Trouble as Eliza Foster, Brandon's wife. 12. Abigail's first major film role was Adrienne in 2020's I Still Believe alongside Riverdale's KJ Apa. Lionsgate 13. She's 5 feet 7 inches in real life. Rich Fury / Getty Images 14. She currently has more than a million followers on Instagram. View this photo on Instagram @abbeycowen / Via instagram.com You can follow her on Instagram here. 15. She has a sense of humor and doesn't mind poking fun at herself. View this photo on Instagram @abbeycowen / Via instagram.com This is just one of the many hilarious posts you can find on Abigail's IG feed. 16. She knows how to play piano and gave fans a sneak peek of her musical skills on social media. View this photo on Instagram @abbeycowen / Via instagram.com 17. Abigail also has a talent for singing. View this photo on Instagram @abbeycowen / Via instagram.com 18. Not to mention, she also knows how to draw pretty well. View this photo on Instagram @abbeycowen / Via instagram.com 19. Whether it's the beach or hiking, she's an avid fan of the great outdoors. View this photo on Instagram @abbeycowen / Via instagram.com The actor frequently shares snapshots of her outdoor adventures on Instagram. 20. Abigail is an advocate for mental health and spoke about her experience with therapy in Glamour UK's 2021 "Self-Love" issue. Mondadori Portfolio / Getty Images "I think we need to normalize it more, get people talking, in touch with their emotions, their past, realizing why certain people do things and why you feel a certain way," she told the magazine. "That's been life-changing for me as well." 21. Finally, Abigail is currently starring as Bloom in the new Netflix series Fate: The Winx Saga. View this photo on Instagram Netflix / @abbeycowen / Via instagram.com The pilot season is a live-action adaptation of Nickelodeon's Winx Club. The six-episode release premiered Jan. 22 and has since been on Netflix's Top 10 most-watched list.