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Millie Bobby Brown (born February 19th, 2004[1]) is a Spanish-born British actress who launched her acting career in 2013. Her big breakout occurred in 2016 with her lead role in the Netflix original series Stranger Things as Eleven, receiving multiple awards, as well as a nomination at the Emmy Awards for her incredible performance.

She has appeared in other popular television shows such as Grey's Anatomy and NCIS, but only played minor roles. Her first ever film role will be in Godzilla: King of the Monsters. She will also produce and feature in the film adaptation of the Enola Holmes Mysteries book.

She started her acting career after she moved from Orlando, Florida to Los Angeles, California in the year 2013.

Filmography

Film

Title Role
2019 Godzilla: King of the Monsters Madison Russell

Television

Title Role
2013 Once Upon a Time in Wonderland Young Alice
2014 Intruders Madison O'Donnell
2014 NCIS Rachel Barnes
2015 Modern Family Lizzie
2015 Grey's Anatomy Ruby
2016 Hell's Kitchen Millie Bobby Brown (herself)
2016 Stranger Things Eleven

Awards & Nominations

Year Award Category Nominated Work Result
2017 Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a Digital TV Series or Film – Young Actress Stranger Things Nominated
People's Choice Awards Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actress Nominated
Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series Nominated
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Won
Fangoria Chainsaw Award Best TV Actress Won
Saturn Awards Best Younger Actor in a Television Series Won
MTV Movie & TV Awards Best Actor in a Show Won
Best Hero Nominated
Teen Choice Awards Choice Breakout TV Star Nominated
Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Nominated
Gold Derby TV Awards Drama Supporting Actress Nominated
Breakthrough Performer of the Year Won
2018 Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series Nominated
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Nominated
Empire Awards Best Actress in a TV Series Nominated
Kids' Choice Awards Favorite TV actress Won
Saturn Awards Best Younger Actor in a Television Series Pending
MTV Movie & TV Awards Best Performance in a Show Pending
Best Kiss Pending
Teen Choice Awards Choice Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actress Pending

Official Account

Trivia

  • Millie's kiss with Finn Wolfhard, who played Mike Wheeler in the series, was her first actual kiss as well. She said it was horrible, because everyone was watching backstage.[2]
  • Millie doesn't like pizza, hamburgers, fries, or strawberry ice cream. [3] [4]
  • Though she does like Eggos, she has stated the number of times she had to eat them made her sick. She likes the blueberry flavor best.
  • She and Noah Schnapp, who portrayed Will Byers, would often prank people on set while filming season one.
  • She is home-schooled due to moving frequently.
  • She is a big fan of Winona Ryder.
  • She is a middle child - she has an older brother, an older sister, and a younger sister.
  • She was signed to the modeling company IMG at the age of 13.
  • She is afraid of sharks, the dark, and bungalows.[5]
  • She is also a fan of soccer, following Liverpool FC, a team in the Premier League.[6]
  • Millie became the youngest person ever to be named by Time magazine on its list of the 100 most influential people of 2018, at the age of 14.[7] She will also become one of the youngest people in Hollywood to earn a producer credit on the feature film adaptation of the Enola Holmes Mysteries book, which will be produced through her own company, PCMA Productions. [8]
  • Following a harassment by some Twitter users regarding anti-LGBT statements, she has since abandoned her Twitter account.[9]

References

  1. "Stranger Things Millie Bobby Brown & David Harbour Panel Phoenix Comicon Fanfest"
  2. Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
  3. Cast of "Stranger Things" | BUILD Series
  4. Would You Rather Buzzfeed London
  5. The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
  6. 'Stranger Things' star: Why I love Liverpool FC
  7. Time 100: Stranger Things' Millie Bobby Brown becomes youngest person to be named on list
  8. Stranger Things' Millie Bobby Brown to become Hollywood's youngest producer with movies about Sherlock's sister
  9. Bobby Brown Deletes Twitter

References