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This page serves as a list of minor characters in the first season of Stranger Things. The characters included on this page either did not play a major role in the story, or there is not enough information to warrant a full article. This list also includes unseen and mentioned characters.



Ally talking to Nancy.

Ally is a classmate of Nancy Wheeler. When Nancy noticed that Barbara Holland, a friend of hers, was not at school, she asked Ally in class if she saw Barb in the morning, to which she replied no. In 1984, Nancy told her mother that she had gone to Ally's home, when she was really seeking out Murray Bauman. Ally is portrayed by Sierra Vemeyer.

Greg McCorkle

"Dude. Troy peed himself!"

Greg and his friends and classmates laugh at Troy

Greg McCorkle was a student at Hawkins Middle School, presumably the same grade as Mike, Will, Dustin and Lucas. When Troy urinated on himself due to Eleven, he was the first to notice and taunt him. He was portrayed by Arthur Lee Dozier.

In the Hawkins Middle School Yearbook, his name is revealed to be Greg McCorkle. His favorite subject is Spanish. When he is not studying, he is laughing it up.

Greg is also the first minor character to appear in a video game adaptation. He appears as a playable character in the mobile game, Stranger Things: Puzzle Tales.

Ground Controller

The ground controller monitoring Shepard.

A ground controller monitored Shepard's expedition into the Upside Down. He was portrayed by Adam Gagan.

Hawkins Theater Manager

The movie theatre manager.

A unnamed man worked as the manager of the Hawk Theater in downtown Hawkins. He is portrayed by Charles Green.

Hawkins High Principal

The principal of Hawkins High School.

A principal was the head of staff at Hawkins High School. She became a volunteer to find Will Byers where she told Scott Clarke the fate Jim Hopper's deceased daughter Sara. Her voice could be heard on the telecom when Jonathan Byers was leaving the school after putting a lost poster of his missing brother, and at one point she summons Nancy from a lesson to talk with police. She was portrayed by Salem Murphy.


Henry sits with Earl as they discuss sport with Benny

Henry was a resident of Hawkins, Indiana. Henry was at Benny's Burgers with a group of friends, including Earl, when a child entered during lunch and stole fries. Henry would later go hunting with Dale, a trip in which they would be killed by a creature from another dimension.

Hunting Store Owner

The hunting store owner selling supplies to Jonathan and Nancy.

An unnamed man was the owner of the Hunting & Camping store. He sold Jonathan and Nancy their "monster hunting" supplies. He is portrayed by Adam Boyer.


Jeffrey at the Store

Jeffrey was a retail clerk and Joyce's co-worker at Melvald's General Store.

Jennifer Hayes

Jennifer crying at Will's funeral.

Jennifer was a girl who went to Hawkins Middle. She attended Will Byers' funeral where she was seen crying by Dustin, hinting that she may have a crush on him. She is portrayed by Kaylee Glover.

Jen Woo

Jen watches "The Thing" with Scott

Jen Woo is the romantic partner of Scott Clarke. On November 12, 1983, She and Scott were watching a movie when Dustin called to ask about sensory deprivation. She is portrayed by Jackie Dallas.

Mary Mack Girls

The girls playing "Miss Mary Mack".

Two unnamed girls were playing "Miss Mary Mack" when their game was interrupted by Dustin, Mike, and Eleven trying to escape from Hawkins Lab agents. They are portrayed by Abigail Whitlock and Shae Britt.

Mr. Henderson

Mr. and Mrs. Henderson attending Will's funeral.

Mr. Henderson is the father of Dustin Henderson and was the husband of Claudia Henderson. He, along with Ms. Henderson and Dustin, attended the funeral of Will Byers. He was portrayed by Daniel Guttenberg. He is not seen or referenced in any season after season 1. His current whereabouts and relationship with Claudia are unclear

Pastor Charles

Pastor Charles delivers a eulogy

Pastor Charles delivered a eulogy at the funeral of Will Byers. He is portrayed by Bill Eudaly.


Patrick in his post outside Hawkins Lab

Patrick is a military police officer guarding the entrance at Hawkins National Laboratory. He initially denied Hopper and his officers entry to the premises, but Hopper managed to convince him. He is portrayed by Miles Mussenden.


Patty at her desk

Patty was the receptionist at Roane County Coroner. She is portrayed by Marianne Fraulo.


Reed riding past Jonathan and Nancy.

Reed is supposedly a student at Hawkins High School. Shortly after Jonathan and Nancy had finished buying hunting supplies, Reed rode past them in a car. He told Nancy how he couldn't wait to see her "movie", alluding to the derogatory graffiti Steve, Tommy, and Carol had sprayed on the theatre's marquee. He is portrayed by Chase Stokes.


Robert spots Eleven after she enters Bradley's Big Buy.

Robert was the manager of Hawkins's Bradley's Big Buy. He is portrayed by Kevin Patrick Murphy.


Sandra talks to Jim

Sandra appeared to be a one-night stand of Hopper's. She is portrayed by Bethany Anne Lind.

Unnamed Agent

The agent entering Benny's Burgers.

An unnamed agent met with Brenner at Hawkins National Laboratory. He accompanied Brenner, as well as several other agents, to the Gate. The agent also accompanied Brenner, the lead agent, and Connie Frazier to Benny's Burgers in an attempt to capture Eleven. He is portrayed by Anthony Reynolds.

Unnamed Clerk

The clerk asking Robert what to do about Eleven.

An unnamed woman was a clerk at Hawkins's Bradley's Big Buy, assisting the store's manager, Robert. She is portrayed by Linda Kang.

Unnamed English Teacher

Nancy's English teacher reading Heart of Darkness.

An English teacher worked at Hawkins High, teaching Nancy Wheeler. He is portrayed by Danny Boushebel.

Unnamed Field Reporter

The field reporter.

An unnamed field reporter appeared on the local news, reporting the recovery of Will Byers's "body". He was portrayed by Paul Ryden.

Unnamed Funeral Director

The funeral director.

A funeral director helped Jonathan Byers plan his brother's funeral. He is portrayed by Jon Kohler.

Unnamed Morgue Worker

The morgue worker trying to speak to Joyce.

A morgue worker worked at Roane County Coroner. This is a cameo appearance by executive producer Shawn Levy.

Unnamed State Trooper

The state trooper suspicious of Hopper.

An unnamed state trooper guarded the room in Roane County Coroner in which dead bodies were stored. Chief Hopper, attempting to break into the room, tried to persuade the trooper to leave his post. Eventually Hopper resorted to punching him and rendering him unconscious, taking his ID pass. The trooper is portrayed by Ron Fallica.

Unnamed Technician

The technician informing Hopper and Joyce of the Upside Down's toxic atmosphere.

A Hawkins Lab technician pointed Joyce and Hopper to some hazmat suits shortly before they entered the Upside Down, informing them of the alternate dimension's toxic atmosphere. He is portrayed by Lucius Baston.

Unnamed Test Subject

The test subject reading a list of words.

An unnamed man served as a test subject during one of Eleven's tests. The man read out a series of words, which Eleven was tasked with repeating. He is portrayed by Jason Davis.

Unseen or Mentioned

Amy, Laurie & Becky

Amy, Laurie and Becky were all ex-girlfriends of Steve Harrington. It is implied that Steve had very unfaithful, noncommittal relationships with these girls.

Bev Mooney

Bev Mooney was an individual from Hawkins, Indiana who was close with Dale and Henry. After Dale and Henry failed to return home after a hunting trip on November 11, 1983, Bev became concerned and informed local police. Officer Callahan mentioned her while talking to Chief Hopper.


Bill is Diane's second husband. At some point after Hopper and Diane divorced, Diane began a relationship with Bill. The two eventually married and had at least one child together.

Blackburn Family

The Blackburn family lived next door to the Wheeler family. They had a baby.


Cathy was a friend (or relative) of Nancy Wheeler. Nancy had attended Cathy's birthday party at least once.

Chrissy Carpenter

At school, Hopper once had a sexual relationship with a girl named Chrissy Carpenter. He remarked about an occasion when his mom believed he was in the debate team, when he was really having sex with Chrissy in his dad's Oldsmobile.


Dale was a resident of Hawkins, Indiana. On November 11, 1983, Dale went hunting with Henry. However, they were abducted and killed by the Monster.


Darlene was an aunt of Joyce Byers who possibly had mental health issues.

Eleanor Gillespie

Eleanor Gillespie was a resident of Hawkins. Hopper remarked that the "worst thing which happened" in his four years as Hawkins Chief of Police "was when an owl attacked Eleanor Gillespie's head because it thought that her hair was a nest".


Eric was Jonathan Byers' co-worker before Jonathan started working at the Hawkins Post in 1985. On November 6, 1983, Eric asked Jonathan to cover him at work as he was busy.

Frank Sattler

Frank Sattler owns and operates the Sattler Company, which in turn owns the quarry in Hawkins as well as other quarries throughout Roane County.

George Burness

At some point, a Hawkins resident named George Burness told Officer Callahan than he had, while being drunk, supposedly jumped into the local quarry for a bet. However, Hopper strongly suspected that George was lying, as he knew that hitting the water after such an immense fall would "break every damn bone in your body".

Mr. and Mrs. Harrington

Mr. and Mrs. Harrington are the parents of Steve Harrington. While they were out of town for a business trip, Steve took the opportunity to have a party at his house. They appear to be strict, and Steve describes his father as a "grade-Asshole".[1] Mrs. Harrington is very well respected as said by Steve when he put her as a reference on his resume when applying for a job at Family Video in 1985.


Kaminsky is a chemistry teacher at Hawkins High School. According to Nancy Wheeler, his or her tests are "impossible."[2]

Mr. Mundy

Mr. Mundy is a math teacher at Hawkins High. He has an antagonistic relationship with his student Carol.

Ms. Ratliff

Ms. Ratliff was Jim Hopper's school science teacher who he viewed very negatively; he suggested to Scott Clarke that he had a distaste for science due to Ratliff. According to Scott, Ratliff was still alive by the time of their conversation.

Phil Larson

Phil Larson was an individual living in Hawkins, Indiana. On multiple occasions kids stole gnomes from his garden, with Phil notifying the local police.


Phyllis was a lunch lady at Hawkins Middle School. While looking for food to help 'charge' Eleven, Dustin and Lucas found her secret stash of chocolate pudding.

Rick Schaeffer

Rick Schaeffer was an official from the Department of Energy. When Hopper tried to convince M.P. Officer Patrick to let him take a look around Hawkins Lab, Patrick advised him to first contact Schaeffer.

Sandy Sloane

Sandy Sloane was a local grief counselor from the church over in Jonesboro. She spoke at an assembly at Hawkins Middle after the "death" of Will Byers.