Dylan Gelula Biography
Dylan Gelula (Dylan Nicole Gelula) is an American actress. She is best known for her roles in popular TV shows and films such as “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.” “Casual,” and “First Girl I Loved.”
Dylan Gelula Age
Gelula was born on May 7, 1994 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. She is [agecalc birthdate=1994-05-07]
Dylan Gelula Education
Gelula schooled at Lower Merion High School and she recalls having a difficult time in high school. Having been “very lonely, but very comfortable being alone.” And showed up to school so infrequently that she was forced to either repeat her senior year or drop out. Gelula dropped out and moved to Los Angeles by herself at the age of seventeen.
Dylan Gelula Actress
Gelula began her acting career in 2011, with a small role in the film “The Unborn.” She gained wider recognition for her role as Xanthippe Voorhees in the Netflix original series “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” (2015-2019).
She has also appeared in other TV shows such as “Casual” (2017-2018). “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” (2018-2020), and “Raising Dion” (2019).
In addition to her television work. Gelula has also appeared in films such as “First Girl I Loved” (2016).”Support the Girls” (2018), and “The First” (2018).
She has received critical acclaim for her performances. Particularly for her role in “First Girl I Loved” which earned her a nomination for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female in 2017.
Dylan Gelula Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt | Dylan Gelula Kimmy Schmidt
Gelula originally auditioned for the role of Xanthippe on Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. She was then in Los Angeles, but casting was only happening in New York City.
Gelula gave the crew of the show an audition tape and she received a call one month later that they were interested in her for the part.
The crew then asked her to do a table read with the cast before she was given the part, and she finally received the role. Gelula claims she does not know why the character of Xanthippe was given the name she was given.
Dylan Gelula First Girl I Loved
“Dylan First Girl I Loved” likely refers to the 2016 independent film “First Girl I Loved,” in which he played the lead role of Anne, a high school student who falls in love with another girl, Sasha.
The film follows Anne’s struggle to come to terms with her feelings and navigate her first romantic relationship while dealing with the disapproval and misunderstandings of her peers and family.
The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2016 and received generally positive reviews for its sensitive portrayal of teenage sexuality and its exploration of the complexities of first love. Dylan Gelula’s performance in particular was praised for its authenticity and emotional depth.
Overall, “First Girl I Loved” is a thoughtful and nuanced coming-of-age story that offers a refreshingly honest depiction of LGBTQ+ youth and the challenges they face in a heteronormative society.
Dylan Gelula Net Worth
Gelula’s net worth is not yet revealed.
Dylan Gelula Height
The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt actress stands at a height of 5′ 6″ (1.68 m).