David Kenneth Harbour born April 10, is an American actor. He gained recognition for his portrayal of Jim Hopper in the Netflix science fiction drama series Stranger Things —present ,  for which he earned a Critics' Choice Television Award in He portrayed the title character in the superhero film Hellboy Both of his parents work in real estate, his mother in residential and his father in commercial. Harbour began acting professionally on Broadway in , in the revival of The Rainmaker. In , he played a small role of a head doctor in the television series Elementary. From to , he also played the recurring role of Elliot Hirsch in The Newsroom.
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Subscriber Account active since. The third season finale of Netflix's "Stranger Things" left the ensemble of characters believing the beloved chief of police Jim Hopper had died during the effort to re-close the Gate to the Upside Down. But several important context clues, not to mention that bombshell mid-credits scene , left us believing otherwise. Now, Netflix has officially confirmed Hopper is alive and well, but being held prisoner in Russia. Keep reading to see every hint and piece of evidence that shows why Hopper was still alive all along. Hopper threw Grigori into the energy machine, creating a fan of electricity which acted as a barrier between himself and the pathway to the enclosed laboratory. Before Joyce turned the keys and blew up the machine, we saw Hopper standing just to the left of the machine in the above view. Rewatch the scene closely, and you'll see that Hopper is no longer standing next to the machine when it's about to blow up. The episode cut to black for a full six seconds after Joyce turned the keys, leaving plenty of room for interpretation about what happened in between the time she closed her eyes and when the machine actually exploded.
Hopper was Chief of Police in the small, sleepy town of Hawkins , Indiana , where he used to live out a carefree existence - yet haunted by a troubled past. After an old friend, Joyce Byers , reported that her son, Will , had disappeared mysteriously, Hopper's life became infinitely more complicated. He is the adoptive father of the series protagonist Eleven. However, in order to save Will, he had to give up her location, a decision he would regret. Later Hopper found Eleven and unbeknownst to everyone, took care of her, even using his cabin to give her a safe place to live in secret.
Kendall and Kylie Jenner didn't speak for a month after physical fight. Gogglebox families at risk of being separated under new lockdown restrictions. If you've watched Stranger Things 3 to the end, you'll know that we see Police Chief Jim Hopper's apparent death after the huge ray gun appeared to kill him. However, there is a slight glint of hope as in the final, mid-credits scene, there's a mention of 'an American' locked in a Russian prison. Now, in an interview with Entertainment Weekly's podcast, the show's creators the Duffer Brothers discussed Hopper's fate.