Out of many American series released in the recent past on Netflix, Stranger Things is one of a kind science fiction horror streaming television series which won the viewers over completely. The Duffer Brothers are the brains behind this series. The series started in 2016 and so far 3 seasons of this series have been shown. Season 4 was due to go on air earlier this year but due to COVID the releasing date has been delayed. Fans are eagerly waiting for the series to go on air as it is one of the most anticipated seasons. The critics have often appreciated the script, storytelling, entertainment value, and production values of Stranger Things. The fact that it is highly engaging adds to its entertainment value. Some of the actors in particular were loved by the viewers and the critics. Season 4 of stranger things will have the following cast members playing central characters: Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Finn Wolfhard, Millie Bobby Brown, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, Noah Schnapp, Sadie Sink, Natalia Dyer, Charlie Heaton, Joe Keery, Harrington Maya Hawke, Priah Ferguson, Cara Buono, and Brett Gelman. There will be other actors who will be playing supporting roles in the series.
Here is a look at the real-life pictures of the Stranger Things 2020 Cast:
Winona Ryder (Joyce Byers)
Golden Globe winner, American actress Winona Ryder plays the main lead in Stranger Things. She is known for her talent and versatility. In her vast career, she has been part of many notable projects on television and on the big screen. In the 1990s Winona was considered an iconic actress because of her brilliant performances. Over the years she has constantly been experimenting and succeeding at it. The actress turned 50 this year. She received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the year 2000. She also found herself in the middle of a lot of controversies in 2001 and 2002 when she was caught shoplifting and was later accused of using drugs on her appearance in the court.
David Harbour (Jim Hopper)
David Harbour’s performance has been loved by the viewers and the critics the most in the series Stranger Things. He was also awarded the Critic’s Choice Award in 2018 for his performance in the series. David Harbour has Bipolar Disorder and he only started talking about mental health when he gained a lot of popularity. He shared in an interview that he did not talk about his mental disorder because he was scared that he will not get roles if he came out with the truth. Now he is really honest about his struggles and is helping others too.
Finn Wolfhard (Mike Wheeler)
This 17-year-old Canadian actor is already a screenwriter, musician, and even a director. Finn Wolfhard has already won awards for his outstanding work. There is a reason why Finn has managed to make it so big at such a young age. He admits that he is a workaholic who constantly needs to do something creative. He is the lead singer of the rock band the Aubreys. He started making his short films when he was only seven.
Millie Bobby Brown (Eleven / Jane Hopper)
Millie Bobby Brown was born in 2004 in Spain but her acting career started and took off in England and LA. She is constantly traveling and her favorite place to live is LA. Millie started acting when she was only 9 years old. She enjoyed her role in Stranger Things because she found it challenging. Even at such a young age, Millie is all for challenges and she clearly delivers once she takes up a challenge.
Gaten Matarazzo (Dustin Henderson)
Gaten Matarazzo is a young American actor who is already doing big things. He received a lot of fame due to his impeccable performance in Stranger Things. Matarazzo suffers from cleidocranial dysplasia (CCD) owing to which he has to wear dentures. Since he got popularity, he has been using his fame productively by taking the opportunity and raising awareness about his condition. He takes this part of his life really seriously because he does whatever he can to raise not just awareness but also money to help those with the condition who cannot pay their medical expenses.
Caleb McLaughlin (Lucas Sinclair)
Caleb McLaughlin is 19 years old but his credentials are already quite impressive. At such a young age he has established himself as a serious actor. His role in Stranger Things is the best one of his entire career. It won him more fame and recognition than ever before. He is a young boy with many talents. He cannot just act but he is also a good singer and an excellent dancer.
Noah Schnapp (Will Byers)
Noah Schnapp is another young and talented Canadian-American actor who is playing a leading role in the popular series Stranger Things. He also received the Screen Actors Guild Award for his brilliant performance in the series. In The Peanut’s Movie, he played Charlie Brown’s character in the year 2015. Since then he has played important roles in many popular films. He loves Tik Tok and is really active on the app.
Sadie Sink (Maxine “Max” Mayfield)
Sadie Sink is an actress and also an activist who constantly uses her popularity and influence to raise awareness about animal rights. She is a vegan and cruelty-free activist who is always talking about this side of her personality on social media. Sadie started her acting career on stage in 2012 at a really young age. She has worked in films and popular series on television.
Natalia Dyer (Nancy Wheeler)
Natalia Dyer started acting in 2009 when she played Clarissa Granger’s role in Hannah Montana: The Movie. She is also one of those members of the cast who won the Screen Actors Guild Award for their performance in Stranger Things. Natalia is really passionate about all her performances and is always willing to experiment.
Charlie Heaton (Jonathan Byers)
Charlie Heaton is not just an outstanding actor but also a musician. He started his acting career in 2015. His performance in Stranger Things received critical acclaim as well as popular appreciation. This is the best work he has done in his career so far. He has worked in films such as Life Needs Courage, The Schoolboy, Rise of the Footsoldier, Urban & the Shed, As You Are, The Performers, and many others.
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