In addition to several memorable moments, the fourth season of stranger things gave us a new character that became our favorite: Eddie Munson, charismatic and effortlessly cool, not only brilliantly interpreted the success of Metallica Master of Puppets in the Upside Down, instead he became Hawkins’ new hero.
Although, sadly, his participation in the acclaimed Show Netflix was debut and farewell, the incredible Eddie Munson left an indelible mark on our hearts. Joseph Quinn was in charge of lending his features to interpret him, which allowed him to experience worldwide success despite the fact that this is not his first experience in acting. Do you want to know more about him? Here are 10 things you didn’t know about Joseph Quinn, the star of Stranger Things 4.
1. He is British
Although he played an American character, according to dailyexpress, Joseph Quinn was born and raised in South London. He attended the prestigious Emanuel School in Battersea after receiving a theater scholarship.
He then went to drama school at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. As far as we can tell she still lives there and has no plans to move.
2. It’s Taurus
Joseph was born on May 15, 1993, which means his zodiac sign is Taurus. Currently, he is 29 years old.
3. Your height
Neither tall nor short, Joseph Quinn measures around 1.77 meters.
4. Has acted in others shows of TV
Although Joseph is best known for playing Eddie in stranger things, has been lucky enough to work on some big projects during his career, mainly on British television. The most knowledgeable viewers of game of Thrones he is remembered in episode four of the seventh season, where he played Koner, a warrior in the Stark army.
Joseph Quinn has also appeared in some BBC series, such as Catherine the Great, Dickensian, postcode, Strike, Les Miserables Y Howard’s mansion.
5. In 2018, he acted for the first time in a movie
In 2018, Joseph Quinn acted in his first feature film, JJ Abrams’ World War II horror drama, Overload operation, directed by Julius Avery. Quinn plays a German-speaking American soldier named Grunauer.
6. He doesn’t like social networks
There are probably many people who would like to follow Joseph on social media, but unfortunately he does not have any official profile. Although he has an Instagram page that appeared at the time of the premiere of Stranger Things 4 Vol. 1according to his interview with vulture“a friend” manages the account.
During an interview with Night MagazineJoseph said:
I don’t have Facebook, I used to, but I spent all my time looking at other people’s lives. I don’t have Instagram, I find it to be an incredibly image-centric medium that devalues the use of words. I have Twitter, I wouldn’t say I use it professionally, but it’s a useful tool for getting the news and seeing what other people are doing.
7. At first, it was “daunting” to join the cast of stranger things
In an interview with Entertainment TonightJoseph explained that while it was “daunting” to join the series in season four because of his character’s dramatic arc, he is “grateful” for his time on the show. Show. Speaking about his co-stars, the actor shared that they are “really nice people” and “everything you’d expect.”
It’s good to go to a strange place with a group of strangers and then leave that place with dear friends.
8. He listened to a lot of “metal” to play Eddie Munson
To play Eddie, Joseph Quinn prepared by listening to Metallica, Black Sabbath, and other metal bands the character is from. fanlike Dio, WASP, Iron Maiden and Motörhead.
9. He actually played guitar at the end of stranger things
Who can forget Eddie’s amazing guitar solo at the end of Stranger Things 4? Master of Puppets, the song that Eddie played to attract the bats from the Upside Down, was performed by Tye Trujillo, the son of Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo.
However, in part, Joseph Quinn was behind the “most metal concert in history”. Quinn learned when he was young and played the opening notes. In addition, he has said that he went to buy a guitar, practiced and learned the song:
I was very lucky in the fact that I have been playing [guitarra] since I was young. I’ve had a lot of free time, but when I read the script, I went and bought the guitar and started practicing like a maniac.
– Joseph Quinn, for ‘The Hollywood Reporter’
10. You don’t need a lot of money to be happy.
Being a professional actor can be a very well-paying job, but Joseph isn’t in it for the money. In his interview with the magazine Nightmentioned that if he hadn’t been acting, he would be living on the beach, working in something relaxed and living with very little money.