Why We’re Worried About This Stranger Things Star
Millie Bobby Brown hit the big time when she starred as the instantly iconic superpowered pre-teen Eleven in Netflix’s ’80s sci-fi series Stranger Things. Much like her character, she has some serious challenges ahead of her — except Brown has to navigate the real world of fame and celebrity as a child actor rather than battle mysterious monsters from the Upside Down. Here’s why her child star status can be just as scary…
Millie Bobby Brown (born 19 February 2004) is an English actress and model. She became known for her role as Eleven in the Netflix science fiction drama series Stranger Things, for which she earned a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series at age 13
In 2013, Brown made her acting debut as a guest star in the ABC fantasy drama series Once Upon a Time in Wonderland, a spin-off of Once Upon a Time, portraying the role of Young Alice. In 2014, she had a starring role in the BBC America paranormal drama-thriller series Intruders as Madison O’Donnell. She then made guest appearances in the CBS police procedural drama NCIS, the ABC sitcom Modern Family, and the ABC medical drama series Grey’s Anatomy.
In 2016, Brown played Eleven in the Netflix science fiction drama series Stranger Things. Her portrayal received critical acclaim and she was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series and the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series. She won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series with her co-stars, and won the 43rd Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Younger Actor in a Television Series.
In November 2016, Brown starred in the music video for Sigma and Birdy‘s single “Find Me“. Since November 2016, she has appeared in commercial advertisements for Citigroup. In January 2017, she made her modelling debut in Calvin Klein‘s By Appointment campaign. The following month, she was signed to the agency IMG Models.
In January 2018, Brown was cast to star and produce the film adaptation of the Enola Holmes Mysteries book