Caleb McLaughlin is an American actor. He was born on October 13, 2001. He became famous for his role as Lucas Sinclair in the Netflix show Stranger Things (2016–present). McLaughlin started his career as Young Simba in the musical The Lion King on Broadway. After that, he had a few small roles on TV.
After Stranger Things made him famous, he was in the movies High Flying Bird (2019) and Concrete Cowboy (2020). Concrete Cowboy was his first lead role in a feature film. He has also done the miniseries The New Edition Story (2017) and voice acting for a number of TV shows.
Caleb Mclaughlin: Career Details
McLaughlin’s first role was in the opera Lost in the Stars when he was a child. It was at the Glimmerglass Opera House in Cooperstown, New York. Young Simba, the lead in The Lion King, was his first big role on Broadway (2012-14). He then had guest roles on TV shows like Law and Order:
Special Victims Unit, Unforgettable, Forever, What Would You Do?, and Shades of Blue. McLaughlin’s big break came in 2016 when he played Lucas Sinclair on the popular Netflix show Stranger Things (2016–present). In 2017, he was nominated for the BET YoungStars Award, and in 2018, he won the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Performance by a Youth.
McLaughlin made his debut in a feature film in 2020 with Concrete Cowboy, which also starred Idris Elba and Jharrel Jerome and got good reviews. In December 2020, McLaughlin was named one of Forbes’ 30 Under 30 in the field of Hollywood and Entertainment for the Class of 2021.
Who is Caleb McLaughlin’s Girlfriend?
A rumor went around that Caleb is dating one of his Stranger Things co-stars. The actor hasn’t said anything about this, though. The beautiful Sadie Sink is thought to be his girlfriend. But both of them have said that they are just good friends and not in a relationship.
In an interview for “Date of Me,” McLaughlin said that he is not dating anyone. But the young actor also said that he likes to keep his personal life private, so if he starts dating someone in the future, he won’t tell anyone.
Does Stranger Things 4 Have Caleb?
Caleb McLaughlin is just happy that he no longer has to lie. Now that all of season four of Stranger Things is out, the 20-year-old actor can talk about what happens to his character, Lucas, in the show.