‘Stranger Things’ Star David Harbor Details 75-Pound Weight Loss

Jim Hopper, turned sheriff, talks about the 75-pound weight loss that made “Stranger Things” fans salivate in Season 4.

David Harbour, who portrays the fictional police officer Hawkins, Ind. plays, spoke in an Instagram post on Thursday about his stunning transformation from lovable chubster to certified hunk, revealing that he’s “recently re-emerged” for a new role.

“Many of you have been asking about Hopper’s physical transformation from Season 3 to Season 4. My trainer @davidhigginslondon worked with me for 8 months to make the transformation, then another year to keep it going through the pandemic,” shared he along with photos of his body from season 1 and the most recent season.

“All in all, it was a difficult and exciting ride, changing diet and exercise plans (or lack thereof).”

David Harbor takes a shirtless selfie in a mirror.
“It’s such a nice part of the job to live in a different version of your skin for a while,” he wrote.

Harbour, 47, said he had lost more than 75 pounds and dropped to 190 by the time season 4 was filmed. .

“I’m having a hard time fighting back to a good weight for wherever the hopper lands in season 5,” he said, acknowledging that “all this up and down isn’t good for the body, and I’m going to have to give it up soon.”

Despite the health risks, Harbor said his roller-coaster weight is “such a fun part of the job” because it lets him “live in a different version of your skin for a while.”

David Harbor on a red carpet.
The “Hellboy” star explained that he has already arrived to play Santa in a new movie.

The ‘Black Widow’ actor previously told Vidak For Congress that ‘not eating’ was the secret to his weight loss.

“It’s great. You try to do all these different things, the protein and the this and that, and then you just stop eating and you lost weight.”

Harbor joked that “arriving is my favorite thing,” adding, “I’m really good at it.”

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