Joe Keery Biography
Birthday: April 24, 1992 (Taurus)
Born In: Newburyport, Massachusetts, United States
Joseph David “Joe” Keery is an American actor who has recently gained popularity for playing Steve Harrington in Netflix’s science-fiction horror TV series ‘Stranger Things’. The show’s critical and commercial success has also made him a teen sensation. A native of Massachusetts, Keery developed a love for performance rather early in his life. He became part of the Theatre in the Open, a performing arts camp, and eventually went on to begin acting in high school. He studied theatre in college. Following the completion of his education, Keery attended hundreds of auditions, which resulted in sporadic appearances on various television commercials. He also landed small roles in ‘Sirens’, ‘Chicago Fire’, and ‘Empire’, before being cast as Steve Harrington in ‘Stranger Things’. Keery made his big screen debut in 2015 with Stephen Cone’s drama ‘Henry Gamble's Birthday Party’ and has since appeared in many other films. In 2017, he and the other members of the ‘Stranger Things’ cast were awarded the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series.