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Clara Wilsey | Biography 2021

Quick Information

  • Full Name Clara Wilsey
  • Occupation Model, Actress
  • Nationality American
  • Birth Date Sep 18, 1997
  • Age 23 Years, 10 Months
Kimmy Stitcher on 'Tall Girl' & 'Tall Girl 2'

Clara Wilsey | Biography 2021

Abigail on 'Through April'

While she was in high school and working in restaurants, she was discovered by a talent agency at a trade show in Miami, Florida, and her life changed for good. If not a model, she was planning to work in the restaurant business as she was fascinated with food and wine since her younger days, and she thought it would be a great choice. In 2019, Wilsey made her acting debut in the HBO tv-series Ballers in the 47th episode ‘Copernicursed.’ She appeared as Jessica in the show, which was about a group of footballers, friends, and families.


Clara Wilsey is an American actress who appeared as Kimmy Stitcher in the 2019 Netflix movie Tall Girl.

Who is Clara Wilsey?

Clara Wilsey started her career in the glam world as a model. While in high school, she was discovered by a talent scout at a trade show in Miami. She has since then worked with some prominent names in fashion.

In 2016, she was featured in the GQ magazine, and she launched international campaigns for beauty and fashion businesses. She has endorsed popular brands and was also listed as one of the favorite GQ Instagram models in 2017.

Wilsey made her acting debut in 2019 in the HBO tv-series Ballers, which was about a group of footballers, their friends, and families.

Parallelly, she was cast in one of the leading roles in the Netflix original feature film Tall Girl, released in 2019. She portrayed mean girl character Kimmy Stitcher, in the movie, alongside Ava Michelle, Sabrina Carpenter, Griffin Gluck, Luke Eisner, Anjelika Washington, and Angela Kinsey. The movie was her big breakthrough in the film industry.

Later, Wilsey appeared as Abigail in the 2020 movie Through April, which was about the impact of love and relationship Gen-Z (generation Z) witnessed when the authorities imposed stay-at-home orders in early 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

How Old is Clara Wilsey?

Wilsey was born on 18 September 1997. She grew up in Napa Valley, California, before moving to Dallas, Texas.

While she was in high school and working in restaurants, she was discovered by a talent agency at a trade show in Miami, Florida, and her life changed for good. 

If not a model, she was planning to work in the restaurant business as she was fascinated with food and wine since her younger days, and she thought it would be a great choice.

Wilsey grew up struggling with her body weight and only weighed 90 pounds. She was one of the tallest girls in her middle school and got bullied because of her body. Other children of her school threw cheeseburgers at her and make fun of her figure. In an episode of SweetBeat TV, she revealed her body made her insecure and made her want to work on herself.

Early Career

Wilsey started her modeling career with MN2S talent agency. As she furthered her career, she extended her deals with other agencies including, One Management based in Los Angeles, One.1 based in New York, No Ties in Sydney, and Neves based in London.

She also got featured in leading magazines such as GQ and launched international campaigns for beauty and fashion businesses. 

In 2019, Wilsey made her acting debut in the HBO tv-series Ballers in the 47th episode ‘Copernicursed.’ She appeared as Jessica in the show, which was about a group of footballers, friends, and families.

‘Tall Girl’

Wilsey was cast as one of the leading characters in the Netflix original feature film Tall Girl in 2019.

The shows’ plot revolves around a tall girl named Jodi (Ava Michelle), who feels uneasy in her own skin due to her being the tallest girl in her high school. However, she suddenly resolves to stand up after years of slouching, being mocked, and avoiding attention at all costs.

Mean character

Wilsey portrayed the character of Kimmy Stitcher. She is the high school’s most popular girl with a nasty attitude and Jodi’s biggest bully and tormentor. 

Character’s Plot

Sticher goes on to date Jodi’s biggest crush. As the events unfold, Jodi has till her homecoming dance to win him over from Sticher. 

Upcoming Movie: Tall Girl 2

Tall Girl was a commercially successful production and streamed over 40 million times within its first four weeks of release.

In 2020, Netflix informed the movie was getting a sequel. Later, the shooting for the sequel started in mid-April of 2021 and ended in late May of the same year. 

Cast & Release Date

Wilsey, Ava Michelle, Sabrina Carpenter, Griffin Gluck, Luke Eisner, Anjelika Washington, Rico Paris, Steve Zahn, and Angela Kinsey were set to revive their respective roles.

The release date of the movie is yet to be finalized. 

‘Through April’

Other than that, Wilsey played the role of Abigail in the 2020 movie Through April. The movie is about the impact of love and relationship in the personal lives of Gen-Z (generation Z) after the stay at home orders was imposed in early 2020.

Social Media

Wilsey has been active on her Instagram, where she shares her behind-the-scenes photos, sneak peeks, editorial shoots, and daily updates to her 140k-plus followers (as of 7 July 2021).

 

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