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    19 Things You Should Know About "Ginny & Georgia" Actor Antonia Gentry

    Get to know this young rising star.

    1. To start, Antonia Gentry has the lead role of Ginny Miller on Netflix's new coming-of-age series, Ginny & Georgia.

    2. Ginny is Gentry's first major recurring lead role on Netflix.

    3. She's only 23 years old and was born on Sept. 30, 1997.

    4. Gentry grew up in Atlanta before making the move to Los Angeles to pursue her acting dreams.

    5. She knew she wanted to be an actor by the time she was 5.

    6. Before working on set, Gentry had a number of roles in local theater productions, including plays written by her mom.

    7. Growing up, Gentry attended the John S. Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School in Augusta, Georgia, to help hone her skills.

    8. She went on to attend Emory University in Atlanta, where she became a member of the Rathskellar Comedy Improv Group.

    9. When Gentry was about to graduate from college, she landed the role of a lifetime on Ginny & Georgia.

    10. The actor has appeared in a number of shorts, including Lone Wolf Mason and PSA Don't Text and Drive Pay Attention.

    11. Aside from Ginny in Ginny & Georgia, she's had notable onscreen roles in Raising Dion and Candy Jar.

    12. She has spoken candidly about facing racism over the years.

    13. She's active on social media and has 929,000 followers on Instagram. You can follow her here.

    14. And according to her IG account bio, the actor loves cats, books, and food.

    15. She's currently in a long-term relationship with her high school sweetheart, Ezra Pounds.

    16. While flying back and forth to audition for Ginny & Georgia, she ended up developing a blood clot in her leg.

    17. Gentry enjoys karaoke and has shared clips of herself singing on IG.

    18. While Ginny and Georgia (portrayed by Brianne Howey) have a 15-year age gap on the show, the two actors only have an eight-year age gap IRL.

    19. Finally, Gentry was able to relate to her role on Ginny & Georgia on a personal level.

    Have you checked out Ginny & Georgia yet? Let us know in the comments.