Millie Bobby Brown is a famous English actress who starred in plenty of blockbuster movies throughout her career. She acted in popular movies such as Stranger Things, the Godzilla series, Enola Holmes.
She lives in London and spends a lot of her time there, is she actually British?
Millie Bobby Brown was born in Marbella, Spain but brought up in England. She was born to English parents. Millie’s parents both are British. Through her parents, she has British citizenship. Brown spent the most time in London and Atlanta. Even, she talked about her British nationality in an interview.
The Early Years of Millie Bobby Brown
Brown was the third child to her English parents Robert Brown and Kelly Brown. She was born on 19 February 2004 in Marbella, Spain.
Though she was born in Spain, she is not Spanish. Her parents moved to England when she was four.
Her father, Robert Brown was an estate agent and had a business. Kelly Brown is Millie’s mother who is a homemaker.
They shifted from the UK to Hollywood for Millie’s dream. They sacrificed a lot to support their daughter.
Brown completed her high school at Pokesdown Community Primary School, Florida. She started her career through fantasy series named Once Upon a Time in Wonderland.
From her childhood, she was interested in acting. Her mother said in an interview that when her other children used to watch cartoons, brown watched musicals like Annie and Bugsy Malone, Moulin Rouge.
In her father’s opinion, she started acting from day one. Brown’s passion for acting makes her an actress.
In 2018, she was selected as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador. Millie was the youngest one as an ambassador in UNICEF history.
However, She was fourteen years old when selected for UNICEF’s ambassador. She has a message for the world’s leaders.
“In becoming a UNICEF goodwill ambassador, I share the title with a hero of mine – the late, great Audrey Hepburn, who once said: ‘As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping others and one for helping yourself” Brown told a news conference.
Millie Bobby Brown’s Debut
Millie started her acting journey through a fantasy drama series named Once Upon a Time n Wonderland. In this series, she played a guest role named Young Alice.
Then, she worked with BBC America in a thriller drama series named Intruders which is based on Michael Marshall Smith’s novel. Brown played as Madison O’Donnell in this series.
Again, she acted as a guest in NCIS which is a police procedural drama. Besides, we saw her in many dramas, appeared as a guest. Like Grey’s Anatomy, Modern Family.
After that, Millie got a chance to act on the Netflix series Stranger Things in 2016. It was horror science fiction. After released that series, she got praise from the audience and critics.
Brown appeared in her first music video “Find me” in 2016. In the same year, She also appeared in commercial advertisements. Her first tvc was with Citygroup.
Then started modeling in 2017 with Calvin Klein’s campaign named By Appointment. She also signed a contract with the IMG Models group.
However, in 2018 she was joined in an Italian Brand Moncler campaign. Brown did some photoshoot after started her modeling career.
As a rising star, she got a big chance to act in The Enola Holmes Mysteries. For this movie, Brown relearned the British accent. Though she is British she used to speaking in an American accent.
During an interview, she shared her preparation for learning British accents. Brown told, “For the last five years, I’ve been playing an American character in Stranger Things and I found it really challenging being British in this, even though I am a Brit. I had to learn how to speak again because I’m so used to speaking in an American accent!”
The Enola Holmes Mysteries is a big project for Millie and her sister. They also produce this film.
In 2019, Brown did her first feature film named Godzilla: King of the Monsters. After act in this movie, she got a huge response.
From her childhood, she wanted to act but did not get a proper chance. After did a Netflix series Stranger Things, she got famous and known by audiences.
Stranger Things was a massive hit series and after acting in this series she got many opportunities to work.
Then in the same year, Brown worked on an adaption film The Thing About Jellyfish based on a children’s novel. That was written by Ali Benjamin who is an American author.
After that, Millie became the UEFA’s ambassador and joined a campaign named Together #WePlayStrong.
We also saw her produce along with acting. She has a Production house named PCMA Productions.
In her short career, she achieved a lot and got popularity. Because of her great performance, she gets many opportunities and we are eagerly waiting for her upcoming project.