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Millie Bobby Brown

Millie Bobby Brown (born 19 February 2004)[2] is an English actress and model. She rose to prominence for her role as Eleven in the Netflix science fiction horror series Stranger Things,[3] for which she received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series at age 13, becoming one of the youngest Emmy Award nominees of all time.[4] She is the youngest person ever to feature on TIME 100 list of the 100 most influential people[5] and the youngest person to be appointed as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.[6]

Millie Bobby Brown
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Brown at the 2018 San Diego Comic-Con
Born (2004-02-19) 19 February 2004 (age 14)
NationalityEnglish
Occupation
  • Actress
  • model
Years active2013–present

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Early lifeEdit

Brown was born at HC International Hospital in Marbella, Andalusia, Spain,[7] the third of four children of English parents, Kelly and Robert Brown.[8] The family moved to Bournemouth, Dorset when she was around four years old, then to Orlando, Florida four years later.[9] She was born with partial hearing in one ear, gradually losing all hearing in that ear over several years.[10]

Brown resides in London and Atlanta, Georgia.[10]

CareerEdit

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.[11] 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 horror series Stranger Things.[12] 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[13] and won the 43rd Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Younger Actor in a Television Series.[14]

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.[15] In January 2017, she made her modelling debut in Calvin Klein's By Appointment campaign.[16] The following month, she was signed to the agency IMG Models.[17]

Brown will make her feature film debut in the sequel to Godzilla, Godzilla: King of the Monsters.[18] She will reprise her role in Godzilla vs. Kong.[19]

In January 2018, Brown was cast to star and produce the film adaptation of Enola Holmes Mysteries.[20] On 20 April 2018, she became the youngest person ever to be included in TIME magazine's list of the 100 most influential people in the world[21] and on 20 November 2018 it was announced that she had become the youngest person ever to be appointed as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador. In November 2018, EA Games announced that Brown collaborated with The Sims 4 programmers to feature in the Sims 4 Positivity Challenge.[22] She was named by Time magazine as one of the most influential teens of 2017 and of 2018.[23][24] In 2018, The Hollywood Reporter named Brown among Hollywood's top thirty stars under age eighteen.[25]

FilmographyEdit

 
Brown at the 2016 Phoenix Comic Fest

FilmEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2019 Godzilla: King of the Monsters Madison Russell Post-production
2020 Godzilla vs. Kong Filming

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2013 Once Upon a Time in Wonderland Young Alice 2 episodes
2014 Intruders Madison O'Donnell Main role; 8 episodes
2014 NCIS Rachel Barnes Episode: "Parental Guidance Suggested"
2015 Modern Family Lizzie Episode: "Closet? You'll Love It!"
2015 Grey's Anatomy Ruby Episode: "I Feel the Earth Move"
2016–present Stranger Things Eleven / Jane Main role

Music videosEdit

Year Title Artist Ref.
2016 "Find Me" Sigma featuring Birdy [26]
2017 "I Dare You" The xx [27]
2018 "Girls Like You" (Original, Volume 2 and Vertical Video versions) Maroon 5 featuring Cardi B [28][29][30]
"In My Feelings" Drake [31]

Video gamesEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2018 The Sims 4 Event Coordinator Millie Bobby Brown

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Nominated work Award Category Result Ref.
2017 Stranger Things Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a Digital TV Series or Film – Young Actress Nominated [32]
People's Choice Awards Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actress Nominated [33]
Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series Nominated [34]
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Won [34]
Fangoria Chainsaw Awards Best TV Actress Won [35]
Saturn Awards Best Younger Actor in a Television Series Won [14]
MTV Movie & TV Awards Best Actor in a Show Won [36]
Best Hero Nominated [36]
Teen Choice Awards Choice Breakout TV Star Nominated [37]
Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Nominated [38]
Gold Derby TV Awards Drama Supporting Actress Nominated [39]
Breakthrough Performer of the Year Won
IGN People's Choice Award Best Dramatic TV Performance Won [40]
Herself NME Awards Hero of the Year Nominated [41]
2018 Stranger Things Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series Nominated [42]
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Nominated
Empire Awards Best Actress in a TV Series Nominated [43]
Kids' Choice Awards Favorite TV Actress Won [44]
Saturn Awards Best Younger Actor in a Television Series Nominated [45]
MTV Movie & TV Awards Best Performance in a Show Won [46]
Best Kiss (with Finn Wolfhard) Nominated
Teen Choice Awards Choice Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actress Won [47]
Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Nominated [48]

ReferencesEdit

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  7. ^ Sedano, Jon; de los Ríos, Ángel (15 November 2017). "Los orígenes marbellíes de Millie Bobby Brown, la joven estrella de 'Stranger Things'". Diario Sur. Vocento. Retrieved 31 July 2018.
  8. ^ Kit, Borys; Belloni, Matthew (4 October 2016). "'Stranger Things' Star's Father Demands Cash From Agents to Represent Her (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 4 December 2017.
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  11. ^ "John Simm and Mira Sorvino Start Filming BBC AMERICA's Intruders as James Frain, Tory Kittles, and Millie Brown Join Cast". BBC Worldwide. 24 February 2014. Retrieved 23 November 2016.
  12. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (20 August 2016). "Duffer Bros. Netflix Supernatural Drama Series Sets Young Cast, Gets Title". Deadline Hollywood.
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  22. ^ "Introducing The Sims 4 Positivity Challenge with Millie Bobby Brown". Retrieved 3 December 2018.
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  25. ^ "Hollywood's Top 30 Stars Under Age 18". The Hollywood Reporter. 8 August 2018.
  26. ^ Stone, Natalie (3 November 2016). "Watch Stranger Things' Millie Bobby Brown Star in Birdy and Sigma's New Music Video 'Find Me'". People. Retrieved 4 November 2016.
  27. ^ Nordstrom, Leigh (29 June 2017). "Exclusive: Paris Jackson, Millie Bobby Brown Wear Calvin Klein for The xx New Music Video". Women's Wear Daily. Retrieved 29 June 2017.
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