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Millie Bobby Brown
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General Information
Gender: Female
Nicknames: Millster
Mills
Birthday: February 19, 2004
Age: 13
Birthplace: Marbella, Andalusia, Spain
Nationality: British
Social Networks: Facebook
Instagram
Other Information
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5'4"
Occupation(s): Actress
Model
Talents: Acting
Modeling
Family & Friends
Family: Kelly Brown (mother)
Robert Brown (father)
Friends: Maddie Ziegler
Drake
Series Information
Character: Young Alice
First appearance: Down the Rabbit Hole
Last appearance: Heart of Stone

Millie Bobby Brown is an English actress and model. She rose to prominence for her role as Eleven in the Netflix science fiction drama series Stranger Things, for which she earned a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series at age 13.

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Early life

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

Brown resides in London and Atlanta, Georgia.

Career

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. 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. 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 and won the 43rd Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Younger Actor in a Television Series.

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

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

In January 2018, Brown was cast to star and produce the film adaptation of Enola Holmes Mysteries. 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 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. She was named by Time magazine as one of the most influential teens of 2017 and of 2018. In 2018, The Hollywood Reporter named Brown among Hollywood's top thirty stars under age eighteen.

Filmography

Year Title Type Role
2013 Once Upon a Time in Wonderland TV Series Young Alice
2014 Intruders TV Series Madison O'Donnell
2014 NCIS TV Series Rachel Barnes
2015 Modern Family TV Series Lizzie
2015 Grey's Anatomy TV Series Ruby
2016 Sigma Feat. Birdy: Find Me Video short
2016 - 2021 Stranger Things TV Series Eleven
2018 Spheres Narrator (segment "Spheres: Chorus of the Cosmos")
2018 Maroon 5 feat. Cardi B: Girls Like You Video short Girl
2018 Asesinato en el Hormiguero Express TV Short Millie Bobby Brown
2019 Godzilla: King of the Monsters Madison Russell
2020 Enola Holmes (completed) Enola Holmes
2021 Godzilla vs. Kong (completed) Madison Russell
The Girls I've Been (pre-production) Nora O'Malley
The Thing About Jellyfish (announced) Suzy Swanson

Trivia

  • Auditioned for the role of 10-year-old Michelle in The Boss (2016).
  • Huge fan of Nicki Minaj. Even rapped Nicki Minaj's verse from Kanye West's song "Monster" during her appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014).
  • On The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (2015), Stephen Colbert asked Millie what she is most afraid of, and she stated that her biggest fears are sharks, darkness, and bungalows.
  • Her favorite movie is Up (2009).
  • She is a supporter of Liverpool F.C.
  • Auditioned for the role of X-23 in Logan (2017).
  • Fans have noted that Brown bears a resemblance to a young Carrie Fisher, and various online petitions have been started to have Brown star as a young Princess Leia if such a movie ever began production. She has yet to comment on the comparisons. In October 2018, she went as Princess Leia for Halloween, in the iconic white costume and with bun hairstyle.
  • She is deaf in one ear.
  • One dimple on her right cheek
  • She stars opposite Winona Ryder on Stranger Things (2016).
  • When not acting, she's trained as a boxer. She guest-starred in episodes of Modern Family and Grey's Anatomy in 2015. She is extremely popular on Instagram with over 16 million followers.
  • She was featured in a couple of episodes of Once Upon a Time in Wonderland as Young Alice.
  • She was born in Marbella, Spain, but her family moved to Bournemouth before she was five. She moved to Orlando, Florida in 2011. She has a brother named Charlie and sisters named Paige and Ava. She began a relationship with Jacob Sartorius in late 2017.
  • Nominated for the 2018 Emmy Award in the Supporting Actress in a Drama Series category for her role as Eleven in Stranger Things (2016), but lost to Thandie Newton from Westworld (2016).
  • Her mother selects all of her outfits to make sure that she is dressed appropriately for her age.
  • Before her breakthrough role in Stranger Things (2016), her family was facing a difficult financial situation. Because of that, they were practically living with her aunt.
  • (November 20, 2018) She became a Goodwill Ambassador for Unicef. Being 14 years old, this makes her the youngest person in history to be appointed the position.
  • Cannot speak Spanish though she was born in Spain.
  • Previously auditioned for Game of Thrones (2011).
  • Despite the media controversy over their age difference, she defends being close friends with Drake and considers him a career mentor.
  • When she went to apply for her driving permit at age 15, she was told by a DMV official to take a seat as she was number 11 on the waiting list (interview The Late Late Show with James Corden: Lily James/Millie Bobby Brown/Little Mix (2019)).
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