FINN WOLFHARD (Miles Fairchild) stars as Mike Wheeler in the
critically acclaimed Netflix riginal series Stranger Things. The hit series has
received various accolades, including a Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Award for
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series; two MTV Movie & TV
Awards for Show of the Year; an AFI Award for TV Program of the Year; and a
Golden Globe nomination for Best Television Series - Drama. To date, the series
has received 30 Primetime Emmy Award nominations, including two for Outstanding
Drama Series. The third season premiered in July 2019, breaking Netflix
viewership records in its first weekend of release and has gone on to become
Netflix's most watched season to date. Stranger Things was renewed for a fourth
season, which is set to begin production in this year.
In May 2019, Wolfhard became the new face of Yves Saint Laurent's Fall/Winter
Wolfhard recently wrapped production on Sony Pictures' highly anticipated
Ghostbusters: Afterlife, a new chapter in the Ghostbusters universe, from
director Jason Reitman. Slated for release in July 2020, Wolfhard will star
alongside Paul Rudd, Carrie Coon and Mckenna Grace.
Wolfhard moved from the small screen to the silver screen, playing the lead
role of Richie Tozier in the film adaptation of the Stephen King novel It. Fans
of the novel will remember Wolfhard's role as Trashmouth, part of the Losers
Club. The film premiered in September 2017 to critical acclaim, breaking opening
weekend box-office records in its debut and going on to become the
highest-grossing horror movie ever. Wolfhard, along with his cast, received the
Best On-Screen Team Award for It at the 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards. Wolfhard
also starred in Dog Days, alongside Vanessa Hudgens and Nina Dobrev.
In 2019 alone, Wolfhard co-starred in three diverse feature films. Wolfhard
reprised his role of Richie Tozier in New Line's blockbuster sequel It: Chapter
Two. He co-starred in Warner Bros. & Amazon Studios' The Goldfinch, an
adaptation of Donna Tartt's Pulitzer Prize winning & The New York Times
best-selling novel. Wolfhard played the role of Young Boris alongside an
all-star cast including Ansel Elgort, Nicole Kidman, Sarah Paulson and Jeffrey
Wright. Lastly, he voiced the character Pugsley Addams in MGM's animated The
Addams Family. He can also be heard in Netflix's animated series Carmen Sandiego,
which released its second season in October 2019.
His first role was in the 2013 independent film Aftermath. After appearing in
more independent films such as The Resurrection, Wolfhard moved into roles on
television shows The 100 and Supernatural.
In addition to acting, Wolfhard has a passion for music and formed a
garage-rock band called Calpurnia. Calpurnia recorded their debut EP which was
released in June 2018. The band's first single "City Boy" debuted at No. 23 on
Billboard's Alternative Digital Song Chart and hit No. 1 on Spotify's Global
Viral 50 playlist. During their three-year run, the band toured across North
America and Europe. Wolfhard also used his growing platform to host an event and
raise funds for Sweet Relief, an organization that helps musicians in need.