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Shannon Purser Biography

Birth Place:
Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Fast Facts

  • Made on-screen debut by appearing in the Netflix original series, Stranger Things
  • Became an instant fan favorite and the subject of several memes and hashtags after playing Barb in Stranger Things
  • Worked at a movie theater until fans began showing up and was forced to leave
  • An amateur visual artist and musician, with a stated interest in playing cover songs
  • An advocate for mental health and anxiety-awareness