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

She also 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.[2]

Career

Millie started her acting career after she moved from Orlando, Florida to Los Angeles, California in the year 2013. She has appeared in some popular television shows such as Grey's Anatomy and NCIS, but only played minor roles. But portraying Eleven in Stranger Things was her first major role, for which she rose to prominence at a very early age.

Her first ever film role will be in Godzilla: King of the Monsters. Millie will also produce and feature in the film adaptation of the Enola Holmes Mysteries book. With that, she will become one of the youngest people in Hollywood to earn a producer credit on a feature film, which will be produced through her own company, PCMA Productions. [3] She is also set to narrate an episode of Spheres, a VR series produced by Darren Aronofsky.[4]

Filmography

Film

Title Role
2019 Godzilla: King of the Monsters Madison Russell
2020 Godzilla vs. Kong

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

Music Videos

Year Artist Title
2016 Sigma featuring Birdy "Find Me"
2017 The xx "I Dare You"
2018 Maroon 5 featuring Cardi B "Girls Like YOu"

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 Best 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 Nominated
MTV Movie & TV Awards Best Performance in a Show Won
Best Kiss Nominated
Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Nominated
Teen Choice Awards Choice Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actress Won
Gold Derby TV Awards Best Drama Supporting Actress Nominated

Official Account

Gallery

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.[5] For their second kiss at the season two finale, Finn tried to warn her by whispering "I'm coming in" to get the exact timing, a moment that can also be seen in the final edit.[6]
  • Millie doesn't like pizza, hamburgers, fries, or strawberry ice cream. [7] [8]
  • 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.[9]
  • She is also a fan of soccer, following Liverpool FC, a team in the Premier League.[10]
  • Facing harassment by some Twitter users who would edit pictures of her and add anti-LGBT captions, Millie deactivated her Twitter account, but pleaded to end online bullying after alluding to her disappearance from Twitter during her acceptance of the Best Performance award at the MTV. Her side account, created for the purpose of preventing bullying, remains active. [11]

References

  1. "Stranger Things Millie Bobby Brown & David Harbour Panel Phoenix Comicon Fanfest"
  2. Time 100: Stranger Things' Millie Bobby Brown becomes youngest person to be named on list
  3. Stranger Things' Millie Bobby Brown to become Hollywood's youngest producer with movies about Sherlock's sister
  4. "‘Stranger Things’ Star Millie Bobby Brown to Narrate Darren Aronofsky’s ‘Spheres’"Variety
  5. Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
  6. ‘Stranger Things 2’ Producers on Shooting the Snow Ball
  7. Cast of "Stranger Things" | BUILD Series
  8. Would You Rather Buzzfeed London
  9. The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
  10. 'Stranger Things' star: Why I love Liverpool FC
  11. Bobby Brown Addresses Her Twitter Trolls At Movie & TV Awards