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People Are Split Over Whether These 15 "Stranger Things" Actors Would Be Famous Without The Show

I'm running up that hill...to see the results of these polls.

Below are 15 actors who star in Stranger Things. Most of the actors got their start on the series, while others may have risen to fame beforehand. But I want to know if you think they would be as famous as they are now without their hit roles on Stranger Things.

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Millie Bobby Brown plays Eleven on Stranger Things.

Eleven in front of a blackboard

Before Stranger Things, Millie was on two episodes of Grey's Anatomy and starred in Once Upon a Time in Wonderland. After Stranger Things, she starred in Enola Holmes and was in two Godzilla movies.

Millie in Grey's Anatomy and Enola Holmes

Noah Schnapp plays Will Byers on Stranger Things.

Will with a bowl cut

Before Stranger Things, Noah was the voice of Charlie Brown in The Peanut Movie and starred alongside Tom Hanks in the movie Bridge of Spies. Since Stranger Things, he's starred in Hubie Halloween and the indie drama Abe.

Charlie Brown and Noah as Tommy in Hubie Halloween

Sadie Sink plays Max Mayfield on Stranger Things.

Sadie as Max

Before Stranger Things, Sadie was on an episode of Blue Bloods and American Odyssey. Since Stranger Things, she has starred in the Fear Street franchise and Taylor Swift's All Too Well: The Short Film.

Sadie in Blue Bloods and All Too Well

Finn Wolfhard plays Mike Wheeler on Stranger Things.

Finn as Mike wearing a cap

Before Stranger Things, Finn was on an episode of Supernatural and The 100. And after Stranger Things, he starred in the It films and Ghostbusters: Afterlife.

Finn in Supernatural and Ghostbusters

Gaten Matarazzo plays Dustin Henderson on Stranger Things.

Gaten as Dustin

Before Stranger Things, Gaten starred in Broadway productions of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, and Les Misérables. After Stranger Things, he now has his own Netflix show, called Prank Encounters.

Gaten on Broadway and in Prank Encounters

Caleb McLaughlin plays Lucas Sinclair on Stranger Things.

Caleb as Lucas

Before Stranger Things, Caleb worked on several TV shows, including Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Blue Bloods, and Shades of Blue. He also played Young Simba in The Lion King on Broadway. Since Stranger Things, Caleb has starred in Concrete Cowboy with Idris Elba and is set to star in an upcoming 2023 horror movie called Demon House with Glenn Close.

Caleb in SVU and Concrete Cowboy

David Harbour plays Jim Hopper on Stranger Things.

David as Jim

Before Stranger Things, David starred in Hellboy and The Newsroom. Since Stranger Things, David has starred in Black Widow and voiced Agent Rick Buck on the animated series Q-Force.

David in Hellboy and in Black Widow with Scarlett Johansson

Natalia Dyer plays Nancy Wheeler on Stranger Things.

Natalia as Nancy

Before Stranger Things, Natalia played Clarissa Granger in Hannah Montana: The Movie. After Stranger Things, she starred in Velvet Buzzsaw and several other indie movies.

Natalia as Clarissa and in Velvet Buzzsaw

Joe Keery plays Steve Harrington on Stranger Things.

Joe as Steve

Before Stranger Things, Joe was on a couple of episodes of Chicago Fire and Empire. Since Stranger Things, he's starred in Free Guy and Molly's Game.

Joe in Empire and in Free Guy (as a cop)

Cara Buono plays Karen Wheeler on Stranger Things.

Cara as Karen

Before Stranger Things, Cara starred in Mad Men, The Sopranos, and Person of Interest. Since Stranger Things, Cara has starred in Supergirl and The Girl From Plainville.

Cara on Mad Men and Girl From Plainville

Charlie Heaton plays Jonathan Byers on Stranger Things.

Charlie as Jonathan

Before Stranger Things, Charlie was on the TV series DCI Banks. Since Stranger Things, Charlie has starred in The New Mutants.

Charlie on DCI Banks and The New Mutants

Priah Ferguson plays Erica Sinclair on Stranger Things.

Priah as Erica

Before Stranger Things, Priah was on an episode of Atlanta. Since Stranger Things, Priah has starred in The Oath alongside Tiffany Haddish, and she will be in the upcoming movie Boo! starring Marlon Wayans.

Priah in Atlanta and Boo!

Dacre Montgomery plays Billy Hargrove on Stranger Things.

Dacre as Billy

Before Stranger Things, Dacre starred in the Power Rangers movie. After Stranger Things, Dacre landed a role in Elvis alongside Austin Butler and Tom Hanks.

Dacre in Power Rangers and Elvis

Maya Hawke plays Robin Buckley on Stranger Things.

Maya as Robin

Before Stranger Things, Maya played Jo March in PBS's Little Women miniseries. After Stranger Things, Maya was in Fear Street: Part One — 1994, and she will be in an upcoming movie called Strangers alongside Sophie Turner.

Maya in Little Women and in Fear Street: Part One — 1994

And finally...

Winona Ryder plays Joyce Byers on Stranger Things.

Winona as Joyce

Before Stranger Things, Winona starred in Beetlejuice, Heathers, Mermaids, Little Women, Edward Scissorhands, and Girl, Interrupted.

Winona in Beetlejuice and Edward Scissorhands