Caleb McLaughlin


Caleb McLaughlin grew up in Carmel, a small town in rural New York. He attended Kent Primary School and later attended George Fischer Middle School for one year. After fifth grade, McLaughlin moved to New York City. He studied dance at The Harlem School of the Arts.

Caleb McLaughlin began his career on the Broadway stage as Young Simba in the musical The Lion King.

He then had guest roles on network shows such as Law and Order: SVU, Unforgettable, and Forever.

In 2016, he starred as Lucas Sinclair in the Netflix science fiction drama series Stranger Things and will return for season two in 2017.

He is also appearing alongside Jennifer Lopez in the NBC crime drama Shades of Blue, which has been renewed for a second season, and will be featured as original member Ricky Bell in the upcoming biopic New Edition: The Movie.