X

Join or Sign In

Sign in to customize your TV listings

Continue with Facebook Continue with email

By joining TV Guide, you agree to our Terms of Use and acknowledge the data practices in our Privacy Policy.

Caleb McLaughlin Biography

Birth Place:
Carmel, New York, United States
Profession
Actor

Fast Facts

  • Kicked off his professional acting career on Broadway in 2012: He played Young Simba in The Lion King
  • Studied dance at the Harlem School of the Arts
  • Considers Ricky Bell, who he plays in The New Edition Story, to be a mentor
  • First met Stranger Things costar Gaten Matarazzo at a playground when both were on Broadway (McLaughlin in The Lion King and Matarazzo in Les Miserables)

Awards

  • 2019Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2017Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2016Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: winner

Relationships

  • Corey McLaughlin Jr. -- Brother
  • Corey McLaughlin Sr. -- Father
  • April McLaughlin -- Mother
  • Caitlyn McLaughlin -- Sister
  • Crystal McLaughlin -- Sister