Tommy Dorfman is an actress from the United States who is best known for her role as Ryan Shaver in the Netflix series 13 Reasons Why (2017).
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Who Is Tommy Dorfman?
Tommy Dorfman is a native of Atlanta, Georgia, where he was born and raised. Andi Dorfman, the star of The Bachelorette, is her cousin. Dorfman earned a B.A. in theatre arts from Fordham University’s acting program in 2015.
He was cast in the Netflix drama 13 Reasons Why, which released in 2017, after graduating from university and playing Ryan Shaver. She also collaborated on a fashion collection with ASOS and was awarded the GLAAD Rising Star Award in October.
Dorfman made her New York stage debut in Jeremy O. Harris’ play Daddy, directed by Danya Taymor, at The New Group in the spring of 2019.
Tommy Dorfman husband
Dorfman identifies as queer. However, Dorfman, who came out as transgender in July 2021, met Zurkuhlen through mutual friends in 2005. They became engaged in 2015 and tied the knot the following year in Portland, Maine.They later divorced after five years together.
In a July interview with Time, the actress said that she and Zurkuhlen had “redefined” their relationship as friends. Dorfman explained:
“Personally, it’s wild to be 29 and going through puberty again. Some days I feel like I’m 14. As a result of that shift, the types of romantic partnerships I seek out are different,”
“I was in a nine-year relationship in which I was thought of as a more male-bodied person, with a gay man. I love him so much, but we’ve been learning that as a trans woman, what I’m interested in is not necessarily reflected in a gay man.”
She added. “Transitioning has been liberating and clarifying,”
Tommy Dorfman age
Dorfman was born on the 19th of May, 1992 in Atlanta, Georgia. As of 2021, Dorfman is 29 years old.
Tommy Dorfman gender
Dorfman came out as a transgender woman on July 22, 2021, and changed her pronouns to she/her. For over a year, she has been “privately identifying and living as a woman,” she said in an interview.