TV/Film

Shannon Purser

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Shannon Purser as “Barb” Holland from Stranger Things

 

Shannon Purser definitely landed on her feet in her breakout role in Stranger Things as Barbara “Barb” Holland. I had the opportunity to sit in on her panel at Oz Comic Con in Melbourne, last July. I found her to be a delight as she excitedly shared her experience in Stranger Things and now here she was in Melbourne, her excitement was contagious, and I found her to leave everyone with the warm and fuzzies as we were riveted listening to her.

Shannon Purser was born in Atlanta, Georgia, and is still a newcomer to the whole Hollywood scene but has fast become a favourite with fans.  She did well to land a role for Stranger Things, which is proving to be a massive whirlwind of success, having a loyal fanbase and an excellently put together show created by the Duffer Brothers.

Part of Shannon’s success is getting a role in a well written and produced period drama/fantasy. The character Barb became an instant hit with fans and Purser has not looked back since.

 

Shannon Purser on the right in Melbourne

 

As Stranger Things grows in popularity and a cult following is forming around it, Shannon Purser will be on people’s lips for some time as Barabara Holland is a fan favourite.

Stranger Things 2 is due out on October 27th on Netflix just in time for Halloween.