Natalia Dyer

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Natalia Dyer
Natalia Dyer by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Dyer at the 2016 San Diego Comic-Con
Born Natalia Dyer
(1997-01-13) January 13, 1997 (age 20)
Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 2009–present

Natalia Dyer (born January 13, 1997) is an American actress known primarily for her role as Nancy Wheeler in the Netflix science fiction drama series Stranger Things.


Dyer's first role was as Clarissa Granger in Hannah Montana: The Movie in 2009. In 2011, she appeared in The Greening of Whitney Brown. Dyer then starred in the indie film I Believe in Unicorns which premiered in 2014 at SXSW.[1][2]

In 2016, Dyer began starring as Nancy Wheeler in the Netflix series Stranger Things.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Dyer was a student at NYU in 2016–17. She studies at the Gallatin School of Individualized Study.[4] She has ADHD, for which she has been medicated since childhood. [5]



Year Title Role Notes
2009 Hannah Montana: The Movie Clarissa Granger
2010 Too Sunny for Santa Janie
2011 The Greening of Whitney Brown Lily
2012 Blue Like Jazz Grace
2014 I Believe in Unicorns Davina
2014 The City at Night Adeline
2015 Till Dark Lucy
2016 Long Nights Short Mornings Marie
2016 Don't Let Me Go Banshee
2017 Yes, God, Yes Alice Short film
2017 After Darkness Clara Beaty
2018 Mountain Rest Clara
2018 Tuscaloosa Virginia


Year Title Role Notes
2016–present Stranger Things Nancy Wheeler Main Role; 17 episodes

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Nominated work Award Category Result Ref.
2017 Stranger Things Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Won [6]
Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a Digital TV Series or Film—Teen Actress Nominated


  1. ^ Flynn, Caitlin (20 July 2016). "Who's Nancy On 'Stranger Things'? Natalia Dyer's Performance Is One Of The Show's Best". 
  2. ^ Bobic, Chrissy. "Who Plays Nancy Wheeler On 'Stranger Things'? Natalia Dyer Got Her Start In Disney". 
  3. ^ Hoffman, Ashley. "Stranger Things Actor Kills All Hope for Jonathan and Nancy". Retrieved 2016-09-18. 
  4. ^ Ceron, Ella (October 3, 2016). "Stranger Things's Natalia Dyer Explains Why Nancy Wheeler Isn't Your Average Big Sister". Teen Vogue. Retrieved July 23, 2017. 
  5. ^ dailymail, 9 nov 2017 - Natalie Dyer interview
  6. ^ Nolfi, Joely (14 December 2016). "SAG Awards nominations 2017: See the full list". Entertainment Weekly. 

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