Amanda Martin-Brock is an American actress and singer. She was born in New York City, New York on August 11, 1987. She began her career in the theater, appearing in regional productions of shows such as "Fiddler on the Roof" and "The King and I". She attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she graduated with a degree in theater arts.
Martin-Brock made her film debut in 2009 in an independent film called "The Better Life". She then went on to appear in a number of television shows, including "Grey's Anatomy", "The Good Wife", and "Grimm". She also had a recurring role in the show "American Horror Story".
In 2017, Martin-Brock was cast in the lead role of the Netflix series "Stranger Things". She played lead character Eleven, a mysterious girl with supernatural powers. Martin-Brock's performance earned her critical praise and a nomination for a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series.
In addition to acting, Martin-Brock is a singer and songwriter. She released her debut album "The Right Place" in 2017, and has since released a number of singles. She also performs as a solo artist, and has toured with other artists such as K.Flay and The Head and the Heart.
Martin-Brock is an outspoken activist for social justice. She has been vocal about the need for increased representation of people of color in Hollywood, and she has also been active in the #MeToo movement.
Martin-Brock is a talented and multifaceted artist. Her work in television, film, and music has earned her critical acclaim, and her activism has made her an important voice in the fight for social justice. She is an inspiring example of what can be accomplished when passion and commitment are combined with talent and ambition.