Grace Van Dien | Biography

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  • Full Name Grace Van Dien
  • Birth Date Oct 15, 1996
  • Age 27 Years, 8 Months
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Zodiac Sign Libra
  • Occupation Actress, Director
  • Mother Carrie Mitchum
  • Father Casper Van Dien
  • Father's Occupation Actor
  • Relationship Status Undisclosed
  • Height 5 feet 3 inches (1.6 m)
  • Net Worth Undisclosed
Cast of Sci-fi Netflix Series 'Stranger Things'

Grace Van Dien | Biography

Appeared in the 2020 features like 'The Binge', 'Lady Driver,' and 'Riding Faith'

Grace Van Dien is an actress and director known for the sci-fi Netflix series 'Stranger Things.'

Who is Grace Van Dien?

Born in 1996n in Los Angeles, CA, Grace Van Dien is an actress and director. She celebrates her birthday on 15 October every year.

Van Dien got her start in acting when she was nine years old. She starred in her family's reality show; I Married A Princess, which aired on Lifetime TV in 2005. Later in 2014, her actor father, Casper Van Dien, put her in a version of Sleeping Beauty, in which she played Princess Aurora, commencing her acting career.

After that, she starred in several other movies, such as San Andreas Quake (2015), The Bad Twin (2016), Army Dog (2016), Awaken the Shadowmen (2017), and more.

In 2017, Van Dien landed her big role as Brooke Osmond in Netflix's teen drama Greenhouse Academy. The story unfolds after discovering a wicked conspiracy, students at The Greenhouse, a prestigious Southern California boarding school, must work together to overcome problems.

She then starred in the 2018 crime drama Charlie Says before starring in the 2019 NBC drama The Village, as well as the 2020, features The BingeLady Driver, and Riding Faith.

However, Van Dien rose to fame after being cast as Chrissy Cunningham in the fourth season of the popular TV series Stranger Things in 2022.

Her Father is an Actor

Van Dien was born to her father, Casper Van Dien, an actor, and her mother, Carrie Mitchum. She also has a brother.

Her father, Casper Van Dien, is most recognized for his role as Johnny Rico in the science-fiction action picture Starship Troopers, in which he starred in 1997. However, he has also acted in several TV and film roles, most notably in the daytime and prime-time soap operas.

In addition, he has also appeared in other TV movies and direct-to-video movies, including Starship Troopers 3: Marauder, a 2008 sequel to the original.

Van Dien's parents, Casper and Carrie, got married in 1993. However, they got divorced in 1997. Carrie is the granddaughter of Robert Mitchum, with whom Casper had co-starred in James Dean: Race with Destiny.

Plays Chrissy Cunningham in 'Stranger Things'

Van Dien plays the popular head cheerleader Chrissy Cunningham in season 4 of Stranger Things. She dates Mason Dye's character, Jason Carver, the school's basketball star.

However, Chrissy has nightmares of her family's bodies, which the evil Vecna brought on. She later dies while attempting to buy medicines to stop the visions from Eddie Munson, played by Joseph Quinn.

Grace Van Dien in Stranger Things Premiere
Grace Van Dien in 'Stranger Things' Premiere in May 2022 (Photo: Instagram)

Despite her tragic death at the end of the season premiere, Chrissy's ghost haunts the rest of the season. In her honor, Jason begins a variation on the Satanic Panic of the 1980s. Her mangled body is also seen several times in the Upside Down, embedded in a pillar in Vecna's stronghold.

Stranger Things follows a group of teenage friends in 1980s Indiana who see otherworldly forces and covert government adventures. The youngsters discover a succession of amazing mysteries as they look for solutions. The series also features actors like Millie Bobby Brown, Finn WolfCaleb McLaughlinNoah Schnapp, and Gaten Matarazzo

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