Shannon Purser is an American actress. She’s recently started a Hollywood career. She made her debut as Barbara “Barb” Holland on the Netflix series Stranger Things. For her role on the show, she got a nomination for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series at the Primetime Emmys. She next appeared as Ethel Muggs on The CW series Riverdale. During this period, she made her film debut in Wish Upon. She will appear in the 2018 upcoming movies Life of the Party and Sierra Burgess Is a Loser, the latter of which she plays the titular character. She will also star in the upcoming series Rise.