Hunter Schafer is an American fashion model, actress, and LGBTQ rights activist. Schafer’s earliest breakout role was in the HBO series “Euphoria,” where she played the character Jules Vaughn. The show premiered in 2019 and Schafer earned her a nomination for the Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series. “Euphoria” also stars Zendaya, Sydney Sweeney, Maude Apatow, Emma Myers, Eric Dane, Alexa Demie, Nika King, Jacob Elordi, and Nika King.
Schafer’s career continued to gain momentum as she took on more challenging roles. In 2020, she starred in the drama film “Shithouse,” which premiered at the South by Southwest festival. The film was praised for its authenticity and Schafer’s performance was singled out as a standout. She also appeared in the independent film “Untogether” alongside Jamie Dornan and Jemima Kirke.
In addition to her acting career, Schafer is also a model, artist, and LGBTQ+ advocate. She has modeled for major fashion brands such as Marc Jacobs and Miu Miu, and has been praised for her bold and gender-nonconforming fashion choices both on and off the red carpet. She also designed a collection for the brand Helmut Lang in 2019, which was well-received by critics and fashion enthusiasts alike.
Schafer has also been an outspoken advocate for the rights of the LGBTQ+ community and has used her platform to raise awareness about issues affecting transgender and non-binary individuals.