Check out the actors from "Stranger Things" as they were beginning their acting careers.

2013's inaugural episode of the ABC series starred Brown as the youthful iteration of the iconic figure.  

She kept getting TV parts, including small, one-off parts on well-known shows like "Grey's Anatomy" and "Modern 

When a casting director told Brown she was also too sophisticated for the role at the age of 10. 

Brown said she almost gave up acting. However, her parents persuaded her to give it another shot. For "Stranger Things," she had her next audition.

In the Broadway production of "The Lion King," the youth superstar filled in for Young Simba from 2012 to 2014. 

 In 2014's episode four of season two of "The 100," Wolfhard portrayed a young boy going by the name Zoran.

"Modern Family" as well as shows like "Intruders" (BBC).