Natalie Alyn Lind is one of the rising stars of Hollywood. The actress is popular for her roles as Dana Caldwell in the television series The Goldbergs and Silver St. Cloud in Gotham, as well as the science fiction superhero series, Fox’s The Gifted. She has also gained recognition for her amazing acting skills, which has enabled her land roles in hit series and movies as well.
Having been born by parents who have already made a name for themselves in the film industry, Natalie took interest in acting at a very young age and has continued to prove her mettle in the industry without showing signs of slowing down.
Natalie Alyn Lind Began Her Career As A Child Actress
Born on June 21, 1999, in Los Angeles, California, United States, Natalie Alyn Lind is the daughter of John Lind and Barbara Alyn Woods. She was born into a family that is well-grounded in entertainment, and this contributed to her having an early start as a child actress. While she began acting at a very young age, nothing much is known about her educational background. Natalie made her first television appearance as Alicia on the series, One Tree Hill, alongside her mom. She was just a little more than six years old at the time, and as a result of her amazing performance, she got to star as Little Roxy LeBlanc in the 2008 television series, Army Wives.
In 2010, she landed roles in movies like November Christmas, Blood Done Sign My Name, and Kaboom. She also appeared in the series, Flashpoint, as Alexis Sobol, iCarly as Bree, and Criminal Minds as Kayla Bennett, in the Episode Safe Haven. Between 2011 and 2012, she featured in the Disney Channel fantasy teen sitcom Wizards of Waverly Place as Marisa and the television film, Playdate as Olive Valentine. The following year, she landed a role in the television movie Dear Dumb Diary as Claire.
She Got Her Breakthrough At Fourteen
At the age of 14, Natalie Alyn Lind had her major career breakthrough, appearing in 26 episodes of the sitcom, The Goldbergs. She played the role of Dana Caldwell from 2013 to 2020. Later in the year 2014, she starred in the horror film, Mockingbird, and followed it up with a role in the series, Murder in the First and Gotham. In 2016, the actress was seen in Chicago Fire, in the episode, Nobody Else Is Dying Today.
Then, in March 2017, Lind landed a major role as Lauren Strucker in Fox’s The Gifted. She played the role in 29 episodes of the series, from 2017 to 2019. She further increased her height of fame in 2019 with her sensational portrayal of Ashley Rose Pruitt in Tell Me A Story. More so, Natalie appeared in an episode of Daybreak in the same year.
So far, she has been nominated for two Young Artist Awards for Best Performance in a TV series – Leading Teen Actress for her roles in The Gifted and Somewhere Between. While some actors tend to do other things such as directing and producing within the industry as they continue their acting career, Natalie Alyn Lind aspires to be a scriptwriter.
The Actress Has Accumulated Huge Wealth From Her Career
Despite her young age, Natalie has raked in millions of dollars from her efforts over the years, as a film and television actress. She has garnered more than 20 acting credits to her name since putting her career to a start. From her successful endeavors, the young actress sits on an estimated net worth of $3 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
The figure is bound to increase soon as Natalie Alyn Lind still has some projects on the pipeline, including playing the main role of Danielle Sullivan in an upcoming movie titled Big Sky.
Her Parents Are Well-known Personalities In The Film Industry
It is no surprise that Natalie Alyn Lind turned out to become an actress as both her father and mother work in the entertainment industry as a producer and actress, respectively. The two first met on the set of Honey, I Shrunk the Kids in 1997, and they got married two years later. Natalie’s mom, Barabara Alyn Woods, has been acting professionally since 1988 and is popular for her roles as Deborah “Deb” Scott in the teen television drama series, One Tree Hill, and Diane Szalinski in Honey, I Shrunk the Kids.
Since she kick-started her career, she has starred in over fifty movies and TV series and has thus far, gained 168 Film Festival Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Remember Me (2017). Her other film credits include Star Trek: The Next Generation (1989), We’re Talking Serious Money (1992), Desperate Housewives (2009), The Goldbergs (2014), and Walk Ride Rodeo (2019).
Natalie Alyn Lind’s father, John Lind, on the other hand, is a film director and producer who is associated with Baw Productions situated in Greater Los Angeles Area. He first worked as the associate producer of Terminal Error before moving on to co-produce many other movies, including Black Cadillac (2003), Kids vs Monsters (2015), Pali Road (2015), and The Assignment (2016).
He also served as the executive producer of Candy Apple (2019), Masquerade (2020), and Beckoned (2020). As a director, John has more than 30 film credits under his belt, and they include Neon Rider (1989), Friday the 13th: The Series (1988-89), M.A.N.T.I.S (1994-95), Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction (1997), Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show (1997), Shanghai Noon (2005-06), and Into the Grizzly Maze (2015).
Meet Her Celebrity Sisters
Natalie Alyn Lind is the oldest of her parents’ three daughters. She has two younger sisters – Emily Alyn Lind and Alyvia Alyn Lind – who are also very much active in the entertainment industry as actresses.
Emily Alyn Lind
Emily, who is also a singer, is Natalie’s immediate younger sister. She made her acting debut in 2008, starring in The Secret Life of Bees. She is popular for her recurring role as young Amanda Clarke on the ABC drama television series, Revenge (2011-15), and also for playing the role of Ariel on the CBS medical drama, Code Black (2015-18). Emily appeared in the soap opera, All My Children, as Emma Lavery from February to August 2010 and also had a recurring role in the TV series, Eastwick, as Emily Gardener.
The young star has also made appearances in some other television series, including Days of Our Lives (2009), Flashpoint (2010), Criminal Minds (2010), Medium (2010), Hawaii Five-0 (2012), Suburgatory (2014), and Rush Hour (2016). Some of her film credit includes Enter the Void (2009), J. Edgar (2011), The Haunting in Connecticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia (2013), Dear Dumb Diary (2013), The Babysitter (2017), Replicas (2018), and Doctor Sleep (2019).
She is among the cast of the upcoming film, Babysitter 2, as well as TV series, Gossip Girl, where she will be playing the main role of Audrey; the series is slated for a release in 2021. Emily is a recipient of the National Youth Arts Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress for her role in November Christmas and Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Series – Recurring Young Actress Ten and Under for her role in Revenge.
Alyvia Alyn Lind
Natalie’s youngest sister, Alyvia Alyn Lind, is a child actress who has been playing the recurring role of Faith Newman on the CBS television soap opera, The Young and the Restless, since 2011. She has also had recurring roles in other series like Revenge and Transparent, as young Amanda Clarke and Grace, respectively, in addition to guest-starring on the series NCIS (2013), and Masters of Sex (2015).
Little Alyvia made her movie debut in 2013 in the film Dark Skies, and in 2014, she appeared in the feature film, Blended. She is popular for acting as Dolly Parton in the made-for-television movies Dolly Parton’s Coat of Many Colors (2015) and Dolly Parton’s Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love (2016). Also in 2016, Alyvia starred in the Amazon Studios special, An American Girl Story – Maryellen 1955: Extraordinary Christmas, playing the role of American Girl character Maryellen Larkin.
Between 2018 and 2019, she featured in films – Overboard and Walk Ride Rodeo, as well as TV series, 9-1-1, Alexa & Katie, Future Man, and Daybreak. She is set to play the role of Casey in the film Masquerade, which is still in the post-production stage.
Natalie Alyn Lind Once Dated Aramis Knight
Natalie Alyn Lind’s love life hasn’t attracted much media attention since she came to the spotlight as an actress. So far, she has only been linked to young actor Aramis Knight, whom she dated for a while before calling it quits. The two became an item in late 2015 and separated two years later. Natalie’s ex-boyfriend is an American actor best recognized for portraying M.K in the AMC TV series, Into the Badlands. He has also featured in Boston Legal, General Hospital, Ender’s Game, and Girls Meet World.