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.
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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.
Just before the machine exploded, Hopper had suddenly disappeared from the machine's side.
Jim Hopper is a fictional character from the Netflix science fiction horror series Stranger Things. He is the chief of police in Hawkins, Indiana, who, throughout the first three seasons, investigates the strange occurrences in the town. Hopper is portrayed by David Harbour. Hopper has lived in Hawkins nearly all his life, having attended high school with Joyce Byers and Bob Newby. He has also been addressed as "Sheriff Hopper,"  but this is not a correct title. They divorced after his young daughter died of cancer, which caused him to lapse into alcoholism to cope with the grief. When he had been in the city long enough, he moved back to Hawkins. Eventually, he grows to be more responsible, saving Will Byers as well as taking Eleven in as his adopted daughter.
Jim Hopper, Ph. Clinical psychologist and independent consultant, Teaching Associate in Psychology, Harvard Medical School, and nationally recognized expert on psychological trauma. If you need immediate information you can call one of these hour toll-free hotlines. My research, clinical work, teaching and consultation have focused on the psychological and biological effects of child abuse and sexual assault, and on contemplative practices for healing, including meditation. I consult to clients and teach a variety of professionals on trauma, healing and seeking justice, including the neurobiology of trauma and its implications for the law enforcement and criminal justice systems, the unique impacts of sexual trauma on boys and men, and contemplative methods in the healing of trauma. I advise and train civilian and military investigators and prosecutors, victim advocates, university administrators and senior officers of the United States military services and Department of Defense. My nonprofit and policy work have included being a founding board member and long-time advisor of 1in6, and serving on the Peace Corps Sexual Assault Advisory Council.