Who Plays The Menacing Monster Vecna in ‘Stranger Things’? Where Have You Seen The Actor Before?

Who Plays The Menacing Monster Vecna in ‘Stranger Things’? Where Have You Seen The Actor Before?

Season 4 has added many new characters to the cast, including the monstrous Vecna. The veil of Vecna’s origin has finally dropped and we know that Henry Creel is the real sorcerer. We get the first glimpse of Vecna in episode one when he kills Chrissy by terrorizing her mentally. With the impact the character has had, fans are wondering which actor played Vecna in Stranger Things. Well, it’s none other than Jamie Campbell.

Actor Jamie Campbell Bower as Vecna in Stranger Things Season 4

Peter Ballard is seen in episode 5 of Stranger Things, a nurse at the Hawkins National Laboratory. Jamie Campbell Bower has played the role brilliantly as we see him in the memories of Eleven. Bower has created real fear in the episode when he tricks Eleven and kills people in the Laboratory. Bower has truly portrayed the madness of power when he tells the story about his killings at Creel’s house. The evilness and vengeance he has been carrying all those years go striking the minds of viewers. 


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Jamie Campbell Bower: From vampire to a demonic sorcerer

Undoubtedly, this is not the first time Jamie Campbell is starring in a supernatural world of demons. He has played similar roles in various supernatural movies before. Beginning from the famous Harry Potter movies as young Gellert Grindelwald and Jace in The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones. Then, we saw him as Caius, a member of Volturi in the fantasy franchise Twilight. Bower is an experienced artist who mostly worked in supernatural movies. Therefore, it is no surprise that he pulled off his character, Vecna so convincingly in Stranger Things.

Jamie initially played the role of a caring man in the lab as he helped Eleven to focus on her powers. Eventually, we get to know that three different identities are concluding to a single person. We will definitely see more of Jamie’s potential in the next volume, which comes out in July. 

In the meantime, catch his mesmerizing performance as Vecna by streaming Stranger Things season 4 right away.

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