10 Things You Didn’t Know About Stranger Things’ Newest Star Amybeth McNulty

Did you know Stranger Things' new star Amybeth McNulty is from Donegal!

 

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Stranger Things is finally back on our screens, with it’s fourth season. And while there are plenty of changes that have grabbed our attention this season, hands down the most exciting is the addition of Amybeth McNulty.

While she’s new to ST, she’s far from new to our screens as before this she starred as Anne from Netflix’s Anne With An E.

But while most people will be a little familiar with her, we bet there are a few things you don’t know about the actress, so we’ve decided to fill you in on all the details you need to know.

1. She’s from Donegal 

 

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Don’t let her American accent fool you, Amybeth is actually Irish. She was born in Letterkenny, Co. Donegal. In 2019 she left rural Donegal and moved to London, but she still spends some time at home, and has said that when she is away filming what she misses most about Ireland are her friends, family, and the food.

2. She’s Vegetarian

 

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In 2019 Amybeth revealed she was a vegetarian, and opened up about how difficult it is to find food that suits her diet, when she is travelling for work. She also shared that one of her favourite meat substitutes is Quorn.

3. She studied ballet

 

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While we know Amybeth for her stellar acting abilities, she is a multi-talented gal, and can also dance. She studied ballet in An Grianán Theatre in Donegal when she was younger. It’s also where she studied acting.

4. She’s a natural blonde

 

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While her blonde locks are on full display on IG, many fans thought she had dyed her hair because of her iconic red tresses in Anne With An E. But blonde is actually her natural shade, and she dyed her hair red when playing Anne.

5. She’s bisexual

 

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Amybeth opened up about her sexuality in 2020. Revealing she was bisexual ahead of pride month that year.

6. She’s half Canadian

 

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Anne With An E was filmed in Canada, which was perfect for Amybeth as she has Canadian citizenship, because her mum was from there.

7. She loves tattoos

 

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Amybeth is a big tattoo fan. She got her first ink this year, opting for a forget me not flower fairy in honour of her late mum and grandmother.

8. She’s great friends with her Stranger Things’ co-stars already

 

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Despite that fact she just joined the show this series, Amybeth is already great friends with her ST co-stars. She and Millie Bobby Brown are particularly close and party together all the time.

9. She’s a big animal lover

 

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Growing up in rural Donegal must have had a big impact on Amybeth as even though she’s a city girl now, she still adores nature and animals. She has a pet dog called Kiwi, but takes any opportunity she can to be around animals.

10. She’s a Scorpio 

 

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Amybeth’s birthday is on the 7th of November 2001, making her a Scorpio. Which might explain her determination and loyalty.


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