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30 Mesmerizing Facts About Millie Bobby Brown You Probably Don't Know

Millie Bobby Brown
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Millie Bobby Brown, with her cute little dimple on her right cheek and short brown hair, captured our hearts with her very first appearance in “Stranger Things.” And later, with her portrayal of the Enola Holmes, she raised the bar for any child actor to follow. With her newly found PCMA Productions, Brown is all set to produce and star in a suspense thriller “The Girls I’ve Been.” Here are some interesting facts about her that will blow your mind:

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  1.  Brown was ranked as one among the 100 Most Influential People in the World, by Time magazine, on April 20, 2018, making her the youngest person to be included in the list, in Time's history.
  2.  The same year, she was also ranked as one of the Hollywood's top thirty stars under age eighteen by The Hollywood Reporter.
  3.  The Duffer brothers – Matt Duffer and Ross Duffer, in an interview with NPR, praised Brown to be precociously gifted actor, recalling how well she could adjust her performances in various scenes, according to the different lens and camera positions, which is a trait that most child actors lack.
  4.  On November 20, 2018, she became the Goodwill Ambassador for Unicef, at the very young age of 14. With this, she became the youngest person in history to be appointed for the position.
  5.  She is one of the youngest actresses in history to have a Producer credit to her name, at the age of 16, with her 2020 project “Enola Holmes.”
  6.  Being a big fan of Nicki Minaj, Brown rapped Minaj's verse from the song "Monster" by Kanye West, in one of her appearance on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon." 
  7.  During the preproduction of the 2019 movie “Godzilla: King of the Monsters,” the film’s pre-visualization team had the character Madison Russell’s face based Brown, even before she was cast in the role.
  8.  Director Michael Dougherty of the movie claimed that the entire team became totally used to watching her face in all the scenes that they decided, why not offer her the role actually?
  9.  In fact, Dougherty has admitted that Brown was the only person he had in mind for the role of Madison, right from the beginning of the project – during the process of writing a script.
  10.  So, he and his team decided to use a 3D-animated version of her, in an effort to get a glimpse of the final results. Dougherty added that, Zach Shields, the writer and executive producer of the movie, had been going on and on about Millie – a two-time Emmy nominee.
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  12.  She was born as Millie Bobby Brown on 19 February 2004 to British parents Kelly and Robert Brown in Malaga, Spain. At a young age, she was diagnosed with Partial hearing loss in one ear. Gradually she lost complete hearing in that ear.
  13.  At the age of 4, her family relocated to Bournemouth, Dorset. Four years later they again relocated to Windermere, Florida. Though she got her British Citizenship through her parents, she divides her time between Atlanta and London.
  14.  She bears a resemblance to young Carrie Fisher, which resulted in many online petitions, requesting to have her star as a young Princess Leia in “Star Wars,” in case such a movie was to be produced.
  15.  While Brown has not yet commented on these comparisons, she dressed herself as Princess Leia in the iconic white costume with a bun hairstyle for Halloween 2018.
  16.  In an effort to have her dressed properly for her age and situation for various events, till date, it’s her mother who selects all of her outfits.
  17.  During the filming “Stranger Things,” she went to the set covered from head to toe in glitter, stating she doesn’t know how she got into that mess. Removing the glitter delayed the schedule by nearly 45 minutes.
  18.  She was one of the contenders to have auditioned for the role of the 10-year-old Michelle Darnell, in the 2016 movie "The Boss." The role was offered to Vivian Falcone.
  19.  It was actually Brown and her sister Paige, who approached author Nancy Springer, for a chance to star and produce the author’s books, under their own label – PCMA Productions. The sisters have been a huge fan of Springer’s books.
  20.  However, while filming the 2019 movie “Godzilla: King of the Monsters,” Brown was offered financing for the film “Enola Holmes” by Legendary Entertainment.
  21.  For her titular role as Enola Holmes, Millie, just the same 16-year-old like her character, received a payment of $6 million, along with an additional $500,000 as a producer fee for the movie.
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  23.  Brown, during her appearance on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” mentioned that she is most afraid of sharks, darkness and bungalows.
  24.  She played the role of Young Alice, for a couple of episodes - "Heart of Stone" and "Down the Rabbit Hole," in the TV series "Once Upon a Time in Wonderland."
  25.  For her role as Eleven in “Stranger Things,” Brown, actually had to shave her head completely. Her mother had filmed the entire cutting session with a camcorder, and later uploaded it to YouTube.
  26.  Her father could not bear to watch the cutting session, and was too traumatized by it that he was literally sobbing.
  27.  During the filming of a particular scene from “Intruders” in which her character Madison O'Donnell had to cry after a traumatic scene, she felt it to be really crazy, as Glen Morgan had asked her "Do you have a dog? Well, that's just dropped down dead right now. How do you feel about that?” She didn’t know what to say and just said “Let’s just roll!”
  28.  It has been reported that Brown auditioned for an unknown role in the most popular TV series "Game of Thrones," but was unsuccessful. She even auditioned for the role of X-23 in the 2017 movie “Logan.”
  29.  When she was cast as Eleven in “Stranger Things,” she was exactly eleven years old. Before this, her family was in a very tight spot financially, and was actually living with her aunt.
  30.  Talking about her role as Madison in the 2019 movie “Godzilla: King of the Monsters,” Brown claimed that she feels really honored to have made her big screen debut as a part of the Godzilla legacy.
  31.  During the filming her first kiss with her co-star Finn Wolfhard on the sets, she felt it to be really weird, and that it doesn’t make any sense at all. Once the shot was over, she was like “Kissing sucks!” while Finn was “I know, right? But it wasn’t too bad.”
  32.  Brown became the ambassador of the Together #WePlayStrong campaign from the Union of European Football Associations in March 2019.
  33.  Millie Bobby Brown Net Worth: $10 Million

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