Here’s Why Roan Curtis (Young Kate in ‘Firefly Lane’) Looks So Familiar

Firefly Lane has returned to Netflix for its second and final season, which is being split into two parts. As you're watching the new episodes, you may recognize Roan Curtis, who plays the younger version of Kate (Sarah Chalke) on the series.

Well, if you're wondering where you've seen Curtis before, then you've come to the right place. Keep scrolling for details about Roan Curtis.

Roan Curtis in 'Firefly Lane.'

1. Who Is Roan Curtis?

According to PopOptiq, Roan Curtis was born on February 1, 1996, and she has been acting since she was a child. She is the daughter of entrepreneur Kildare Curtis and Stephanie Butler. Curtis's first credited role on IMDB is “Kid” on The L Word back in 2007.

2. Does She Star in Firefly Lane?

Curtis plays the teenage version of Kate Mularkey (played by Chalke as an adult). Based on the best-selling book by Kristin Hannah, Firefly Lane follows the decades-long friendship between Kate and her best pal, Tully (Katherine Heigl). Curtis appears in all ten episodes of the first season, in addition to season 2.

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3. What Else Has She Starred In?

Along with her role in Firefly Lane, Curtis is known for playing Angel Cupid in Before I Fall and Sylvia in four episodes of The Magicians.

In addition to these roles, Curtis had smaller parts in movies like Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days, In God I Trust and Daughter. She also appeared in singular episodes of Smallville, The Good Doctor, Supernatural and Charmed.

4. Does She Have Social Media?

Curtis has an Instagram account (@roancurtis), and she currently has over 30k followers.

The Firefly Lane star uses her account for various reasons, whether she's showing off her stylish outfits or sharing vintage pictures of her family. She also highlights her boyfriend of four years, Jim Swalm.

In a post this past August, Curtis wrote, “4 years, 3 apartments, 2 new bathrobes, 1 very stinky cat, and 0 good photos together (hence the robe selfies). Happy anniversary Jimmy.”

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