Charlie Heaton is an English actor and musician. He plays Jonathan Byers in the Netflix series Stranger Things.
After moving to London when he was sixteen, Heaton joined London noise-rock band Comanechi as the drummer and toured with them for over a year.
In 2015, Heaton made his acting debut with the ITV crime drama series DCI Banks, playing the role of Gary McCready. Then he appeared as Riley in ITV's detective series Vera.
He guest starred in BBC One's medical drama series Casualty as Jason Waycott. In 2016, he appeared in the thriller film Shut In, co-starring Naomi Watts and Oliver Platt, and directed by Farren Blackburn. Heaton also plays Jonathan Byers in the Netflix supernatural drama series Stranger Things.
In May 2017, Heaton was cast to star as Samuel "Sam" Guthrie / Cannonball in New Mutants, a 2019 film based on the Marvel Comics comic book of the same name.
On 21 October 2017, Heaton was denied access into the United States due to customs finding traces of cocaine, which caused him to miss the premiere of Stranger Things 2. Heaton was put on a plane back to London and had to withdraw his application for entry into the United States instead of being arrested. He had denied accusations of using and possessing the drug.
Heaton formerly dated musician Akiko Matsuura. They have a son named Archie, born in 2014.
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Awards and nominations
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