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Stranger Things Actor Maya Hawke: Seven Facts About Her

Amy Thu Dec 19 2019
Stranger Things Actor Maya Hawke: Seven Facts About Her

Maya Hawke, 21, is an American model and actress widely popular for playing Robin in the third season of the Netflix series Stranger Things and Flower Child/Linda Kasabian in the 2019 film Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.

Hawke made her film debut in 2017 from the BBC adaptation Little Women where she played Jo March.

7. Was Born With The Silver Spoon  

Maya Ray Thurman Hawke was born on 8th July 1998 in New York City, the United States of America. She is American as per her nationality and comes from a white ethnic background.  

Maya Hawke is the daughter of Hollywood actor Ethan Hawke and actress Uma ThurmanImage Source: Pop Buzz
Maya Hawke is the daughter of Hollywood actor Ethan Hawke and actress Uma Thurman

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She is the daughter of Academy Award-nominee actor Ethan Hawke and actress Uma Thurman who are popular for Before Sunset, Beautiful Girls, & Training Day. 

6. Maya Hawke Is Dyslexic

The 21-year-old actress best known for Stranger Things has dyslexia. Due to which she changed schools frequently during her primary education before finally attending Saint Ann’s School in Brooklyn.

Saint Ann emphasises the artistic creativity of a person and does not grade work. The creative environment in Saint Ann led Maya to act.

5. Began Her Career As A Model 

Maya modelled for Vogue at the beginning of her career. She was chosen as the face of the British fashion retailer AllSaints’ 2016/2017 collection. 

Likewise, in 2017, Maya starred as one of several faces in a video campaign for Calvin Klein’s underwear range which was directed by Sofia Coppola.  

4. Made Her Acting Debut At The Age Of 19

Hawke made her acting debut in 2017 at the age of 19 from the BBC miniseries adaptation of Little Women where she played Jo March.

Hawke made her breakthrough as Robin in Stranger Things Season 3Image Source: Collider
Hawke made her breakthrough as Robin in Stranger Things Season 3

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She made her breakthrough in the industry from the third season of Netflix’s series Stranger Things where she portrayed Robin Buckley. Stranger Things features Millie Bobby Brown, Finn Wolfhard, Gaten Matarazzo, Charlie Heaton, Sadie Sink, Natalia Dyer, Joe Keery, David Harbour, Winona Ryder, Noah Schnapp as the lead.

Her other filmography is Ladyworld, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Human Capital.    

3. Maya Is A Big-time Fan Of Harry Potter & Avatar: The Last Airbender

Hawke’s all-time favourite books of all time are Harry Potter, Anna Karenina, and Housekeeping.

In an interview, she said:

“I want to be a Gryffindor like we all want to be a Gryffindor, but I’m probably like a Hufflepuff/Ravenclaw. I mean, maybe I’m a Slytherin.”

Besides Harry Potter, Maya loves watching Avatar: The Last Airbender, which is an American animated television series. Maya always wanted her superpowers to be water bending.

2. Her Favorite Ice-cream Flavour Is Mint Chocolate Chip

Maya loves mint chocolate chip ice-cream. Moreover, she likes anything with a little pinch of rainbow sprinkles.

Actress Maya Hawke is an Animal LoverImage Source: We Heart It
Actress Maya Hawke is an Animal Lover

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Likewise, her favourite go-to coffee order is an oat milk matcha latte. She thinks it is the boggiest coffee order of all time.

1. Maya Is Looking Forward To Travel To Japan Or South America

The 21-year-old model cum actress in an outgoing and adventurous person and loves travelling.

In the near future, Maya would love to travel to South American or Japan. Or maybe to both of those places. 

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