Caleb McLaughlin is an American actor best known for playing the lead role of Lucas Sinclair in the Netflix’s science fiction series ‘Stranger Things’. He is also famous for portraying the character of Ricky Bell in the miniseries ‘The New Edition Story’. McLaughlin started his career on stage by playing a major role in the Broadway musical ‘The Lion King’. His performance as the Young Simba in the play earned him considerable recognition. Since then, the actor has been performing in films and television as well. He has also done a handful of music videos. Till date, McLaughlin has received the Screen Actors Guild Awards twice for ‘Stranger Things.’ On a personal note, the American artiste has a very charming and friendly personality. He is formally trained in dance and loves to entertain his fans by putting up impromptu dance performances for them! He resides with his parents, two sisters, and a brother. As of now, McLaughlin is active on Instagram and Twitter and likes updating his social media profiles from time to time.
Caleb McLaughlin first appeared in the short film ‘Noah Dreams of Origami Fortunes’ in 2012. The same year, he was cast as Young Simba in the musical ‘The Lion King’. This play was staged at the Minskoff Theatre from 2012 to 2014. During this time, McLaughlin also appeared in an episode each of ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’, ‘Unforgettable’ and ‘Forever’. After this, he got featured as Caleb in an episode of ‘What Would You Do?’
In 2016, the actor was cast as Lucas Sinclair in the Netflix series ‘Stranger Things’. That year, he also had small roles in the TV programs ‘Shades of Blue’ and ‘Blue Bloods’. In 2017, McLaughlin played Ricky Bell in the miniseries ‘The New Edition Story’. The same year, he also did two music videos. After this, he voiced Young Gary in an episode of the TV series ‘Final Space’. Currently, the American actor is busy filming a few of his upcoming projects. We hope the details of these projects are revealed soon!
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Caleb McLaughlin was born on October 13, 2001 in Carmel, New York, USA, to April and Corey McLaughlin Sr. He has two sisters named Caitlyn and Crystal and a brother named Corey McLaughlin Jr. McLaughlin studied at Kent Primary School and later enrolled at George Fischer Middle School. After completing fifth grade, he moved to New York City. The actor then attended Happy Feet Dance School for one year. Later he studied dance from The Harlem School of the Arts. During his time at The Harlem School, McLaughlin was trained under Aubrey Lynch. The information regarding his love and dating life is unavailable as of now.