Natalia Danielle Dyer

Natalia Dyer

Natalia Dyer is a young and exceptionally talented actress, best known for her role in the hit series “Stranger Things.” Beyond her acting in television and film, this striking and unforgettable young woman has also ventured into the realm of advertising. In a Prada commercial titled “The Postman Dreams 2,” Natalia’s performance was so compelling that it attracted numerous offers from various agencies. Her acting portfolio continues to grow with roles in both short films and major cinematic productions.

What we know about this person

Full name:

Natalia Danielle Dyer

Date of birth:

January 13, 1997

Zodiac sign:



Nashville, Tennessee, USA





Marital status:





5' 4" (1.63 m)


106 lbs (48 kg)



Early life

Natalia Danielle Dyer was born on January 13, 1997, in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, which is also the hometown of renowned actress Reese Witherspoon, famed for her role in “Legally Blonde.” Eventually, Natalia’s parents decided to relocate to New York, believing it would offer better opportunities. It was here in New York that Natalia began her education.

However, her schooling faced initial challenges. She was diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), a condition that the traditional school system was ill-equipped to manage. Consequently, her parents moved her to the Gallatin School of Individualized Study, a decision that prevented her from becoming introverted and feeling inadequate.

Theater quickly became Natalia’s first love. Her passion for acting was ignited early on during her tenure at the new school, leading her to join the local drama club. Her dedication, academic diligence, and innate talent earned her frequent roles in various theatrical productions, where she consistently delivered outstanding performances.

After completing her early education and advancing to higher grades, Natalia resolved to pursue acting as a professional career, not merely as a hobby. She aimed to achieve fame and enrolled in a prestigious private university in New York at the School of the Arts, an institution that once nurtured talents such as Woody Allen, Whoopi Goldberg, and Anne Hathaway.


Natalia Dyer (right) in Hannah Montana


Natalia Dyer secured her first acting role in the film “Hannah Montana: The Movie.” Released in 2009, this comedy featured the young actress in the role of Clarissa Granger. At just 12 years old, this marked her significant debut. Natalia excelled in her performance, which caught the attention of several directors, leading to further opportunities in the industry.

Her next project was in 2010, in a short film titled “Too Sunny for Santa,” which unfortunately did not reach Russian audiences. Following this, in 2011, Natalia took on a leading role in “The Greening of Whitney Brown,” portraying a character named Lily. The narrative centers around a spirited ten-year-old girl who forms a bond with a horse. The film was directed by Peter Skillman Odiorne with music by Randy Edelman.

In 2012, Natalia appeared in another feature, “Blue Like Jazz,” directed by Steve Taylor. The film, which co-starred Claire Holt, Tania Raymonde, and Justin Welborn, explores the life of a devout teenager who encounters an ordinary girl, opening his eyes to the broader world around them.

However, it was the series “Stranger Things” that represented a turning point in her career. In 2016, Natalia Dyer was cast as Nancy Wheeler, a role that would elevate her status significantly within the industry. This series, which spans several seasons and is produced by Netflix, has been a groundbreaking success, propelling not only Natalia but also her fellow young actors to stardom.

Working alongside Finn Wolfhard, Millie Bobby Brown, Gaten Matarazzo, and Caleb McLaughlin, the series portrays the eerie happenings in a small American town, beginning with the mysterious disappearance of a boy. Featuring Winona Ryder, “Stranger Things” has enthralled both viewers and critics alike.

Following her participation in this iconic series, Natalia’s career rapidly expanded. She featured in multiple films annually, and notably in four films in 2019 alone. In 2021, she appeared in the American mystical thriller “Things Heard & Seen,” released by Netflix. The film, starring Amanda Seyfried and James Norton, featured Natalia in the role of Willis and was well-received for its captivating plot.

The creators of “Stranger Things” continue to have high aspirations for the series, with future seasons promising to maintain the original cast, including Natalia. She has expressed hope in interviews that she will soon land the most pivotal role of her career.

In 2017, Natalia was nominated for the “Young Actor” award for her performance in “Stranger Things,” categorized as “Best Performance in a Digital TV Series or Film — Teen Actress.” Despite not winning, losing out to Kaleena Kiff from “Leave It to Beaver,” Natalia remains optimistic about her future prospects, believing she has many more accolades to come.


Natalia Dyer in Stranger Things

Natalia Danielle Dyer Movies and TV Shows

  • 2021

    Things Heard & Seen

    Willis Howell

  • 2019 Coco

    Velvet Buzzsaw


  • 2019



  • 2019

    Yes, God, Yes


  • 2016–...

    Stranger Things

    Nancy Wheeler

  • 2016

    Long Nights Short Mornings


  • 2014

    I Believe in Unicorns


  • 2013

    Don't Let Me Go


  • 2012

    Blue Like Jazz


  • 2009

    Hannah Montana: The Movie

    Clarissa Granger

Natalia Dyer’s personal life and family

Natalia Dyer’s personal life garners significant attention from her admirers. At 25 years old, she has not yet married nor has plans to start a family soon, as her career remains her primary focus. Following her role in “Stranger Things,” rumors circulated about her relationships with some of her male co-stars, particularly Joe Keery.

Joseph (Joe) David Keery, who portrayed the popular character Steve in the series, was briefly linked with Natalia. However, reports suggest that their relationship was short-lived, and soon after, Natalia’s interest reportedly shifted to another cast member, Charlie Heaton. Heaton played the role of Jonathan, an eccentric and reserved teenager who is the brother of the main character in “Stranger Things.”

Both actors chose to stay silent on the rumors, leaving fans to speculate about the nature of their relationship. In 2016, Natalia shared photographs on social media featuring her and Charlie vacationing in Spain, appearing relaxed and playful. The following year, the pair were spotted together in New York, affectionately holding hands, engaging in conversation, and sharing smiles. By 2018, further images of the couple surfaced on Heaton’s social media, confirming to fans that Natalia’s heart was indeed spoken for.


Сharlie Heaton and Natalia Dyer

Published: May 2, 2024
Updated: June 24, 2024