Caleb McLaughlin

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Actor

Birth Date: October 13, 2001

Age: 22 years old

Birth Place: Carmel, New York

Caleb McLaughlin became widely known in 2016 with his recurring role on Netflix's science fiction series "Stranger Things" (Netflix, 2016- ). As a child actor, McLaughlin got his start at a very young age. He first started acting in plays in and around New York City, and was lucky enough to land a part as Young Simba in the Broadway production of "The Lion King." The role high profile role taught McLaughlin how to act in front of a lively New York theater audience, which proved to be indispensable training as his career progressed. Thanks to his part in "The Lion King," he was also exposed to various film and TV agents, who were looking for child actors for screen roles. During his time in the musical, McLaughlin landed a film and television agent who quickly began submitting him to auditions around New York. He landed his first TV role on "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (NBC, 1999- ) in 2013, and followed that up with a guest spot on the crime series "Unforgettable" (CBS, 2011-16). McLaughlin continued auditioning primarily for TV roles in New York over the next few years, before landing his first recurring role in 2016 on the NBC cop drama "Shades of Blue" (NBC, 2016- ). Later that year, he got his first big break with a starring role alongside Winona Ryder on the Netflix science fiction series "Stranger Things." The series premiered on the streaming network in July of 2016.

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Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular

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Special
2023

29th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards

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2023

Shooting StarsStream

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Lil Dru Joyce III
Movie
2023
54%

The Book of ClarenceStream

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Dirty Zeke
Movie
2023
68%

The Boys Presents: DiabolicalStream

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Mo-Slo
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2022

Tudum: A Global Fan Event

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2021

BecomingStream

Self
Docuseries
2020

Bookmarks: Celebrating Black Voices

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2020

Concrete CowboyStream

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Cole
Movie
2020
80%

Sneaker Shopping

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2019

A Little Late With Lilly Singh

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Talk
2019
82%

TV's Black Renaissance: Reggie Yates in Hollywood

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2019

Today With Hoda & Jenna

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2019

High Flying Bird

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Darius
Movie
2019

Today 3rd Hour

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2018

James Cameron's Story of Science FictionStream

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Docuseries
2018
83%

Complex X Fuse

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2017

Beyond Stranger Things

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2017

STEVE on Watch

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2017

Live with Kelly and Ryan

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2017

The Year: 2016

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2016

Harry

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2016

Stranger ThingsStream

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Lucas Sinclair
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2016
92%

Stranger Things

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Lucas Sinclair
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2016

ChelseaStream

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2016
41%

Shades of BlueStream

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Jay-Jay
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2016

The Late Late Show With James CordenStream

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2015

ForeverStream

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2014
57%

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonStream

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2014

The Real

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2013

Halloween WarsStream

Judge
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2011

UnforgettableStream

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Older Brother
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2011

Dish Nation

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2011

Blue BloodsStream

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2010

Access Hollywood Live

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2010

The Ellen DeGeneres Show

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2003

Good Morning America

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