The children of Hawkins, Indiana, are now adults.
When Strange things released on Netflix in July 2016, released on Netflix in July 2016, viewers were introduced to a cast made up of largely unknown young actors. Now, almost six years later, it is almost impossible to continue calling them children.
millie Bobby Brown, whose portrayal of Eleven has earned her two Emmy nominations, she was just 12 years old when the series began filming. Now 18, Millie came out of it with her boyfriend jake bongiovi at the season four premiere on May 14.
When Gaten Matarazzo he appeared as Dustin in the first season, he was a baby-faced 14-year-old boy. Gaten is now 18 years old and was recently cast as Jared in Dear Evan Hansen on Broadway.
finn wolfhard he was also 13 years old when he played Mike for the first time in the first season. Finn is now 19 years old and has taken on a leading role in 2021 Ghostbusters: Beyond. In the meantime, Noah Schnappwho plays Will Byers, was only 11 years old when Strange things started filming. He is now 17 years old and was recently accepted to the Ivy League University of Pennsylvania.
Caleb McLaughlin, who plays Lucas, was 14 years old during the show’s first season, which means he is now 20 years old. They grow so fast! And we feel very old.