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Get to Know 'The Half of It' Star Leah Lewis with These 10 Fun Facts! (Exclusive)

Get to Know 'The Half of It' Star Leah Lewis with These 10 Fun Facts! (Exclusive)

If you aren’t familiar with Leah Lewis, you should! She Netflix’s latest leading lady from the endearing teen romance, The Half Of It, which currently scores an overwhelmingly positive 96% on Rotten Tomatoes.

The Alice Wu-directed film tells the story of Ellie Chu (Lewis), a shy, straight-A, friendless Chinese-American high school senior who makes extra cash by writing papers for her fellow classmates. When she reluctantly agrees to help football jock Paul Munsky (Daniel Diemer) pen love letters for his crush, Aster Flores (Alexxis Lemire), the girl Ellie secretly crushes on, the unlikely trio embark on an unconventional love triangle.

The 23-year-old Chinese-American actress gives an incredible performance and you’ll be seeing her talent, comic skills and hilarious personality a lot more in the future. Check out the 10 fun facts she had to share with Just Jared:

1. I enjoy writing poetry and raps. When I can’t make a song on the guitar, I’ll sample a track and just drop my thoughts into rhythm pockets.
2. If I wasn’t an actress/singer, I would want to be a writer or a journalist.
3. I am a die hard Beatles and John Mayer fan. Everybody who knows me, knows what that’s all about.
4. I get really invested in nature shows, take nature’s cycles very personally and feel for weaker animals. HA.
Click inside for the rest of Leah’s 10 fun facts…


5. I can’t get through nearly any movie without tearing up at something.
6. Salty snacks are my weakness and I do not care about bloating.
7. Fitness makes up a lot of who I am. Being active and aware of my body is very important to me
8. My younger sister Lydia is my best friend.
9. One day I want to play a martial artist in a movie.
10. I still call my wonderful parents “mommy” and “daddy.” Sometimes people on set hear us on the phone and it’s hilarious.

ICYMI, check out Leah’s co-star Daniel Diemer‘s 10 fun facts!

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Photos: Jenny Anderson for Netflix, Leah Lewis
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