Charlie Heaton is a British actor and musician best known for playing the character of ‘Jonathan Byers’ in Stranger Things. This American series is science fiction-horror television and web series that airs on Netflix. Many people compare him with the British singer and musician Harry styles for his looks. In addition, Heaton featured in ‘Shut In’, a horror film released in 2016 and other movies like ‘As You Are’ and ‘The New Mutants’.
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Charlie Heaton: Early life, Family, and education
Heaton grew up on a council estate in Bridlington but was born in Leeds, the UK on 19 February 1949. The artist always fascinated to become a musician since he was little. Eventually, he along with his mother moved to London and at the age of 16, he united with London noise rock band Comanechi. He was performing as a drummer in the band. The musician along with his band members toured for almost a year but later he united with the London-based psychedelic band, Half Loon and pursued his music career. He started his film career with his debut ITV series DCI Banks in 2015 as an actor. After that, he gave a guest appearance on the series named ‘Casualty’.
The artist has a sister named ‘Levi Heaton’. He also has a son born in 2014 named Archie from his ex-girlfriend and former bandmate ‘Akiko Matsuura’. Heaton and Matsuura were not together for a longer period of time. In fact, Heaton started dating his Stranger Things co-star Natalia Dyer in the summer of 2017.
Charlie Heaton: Career and Achievements
As an Actor, Heaton made his acting debut with the ITV crime drama series DCI Banks in 2015, playing the role of ‘Gary McCready’. He then featured in ITV’s detective series ‘Vera’ as ‘Riley’. He guest-starred as ‘Jason Waycott’ in BBC One’s medical drama series ‘Casualty’. In 2016, he appeared in ‘Shut In’, a thriller movie directed by Farren Blackburn. In the movie, he co-starred with Naomi Watts and Oliver Platt. The same year, he played in the movie ‘As You Are’. Heaton came to limelight with the rise of Netflix’s supernatural drama series Stranger Things where he plays the character of ‘Jonathan Byers’. Soon in 2020, he will be seen in a movie based on Marvel Comics comic book called ‘New Mutants’. He has already been cast to star in May 2017 as “Sam” in the movie ‘New Mutants’.
According to the BBC, in August 2018, Heaton will play the character of ‘Joseph Merrick’, also familiar as the ‘Elephant Man’, in a new two-part drama.
Caption: Charlie Heaton in Stranger things
Charlie Heaton: Personal Life and wife
The artist Heaton previously dated musician ‘Akiko Matsuura’. They had a son together born in 2014. But they could not sustain the relationship. Eventually, Heaton started dating Natalia Dyer in 2017. Dyer is Heaton’s Stranger Things co-star who plays his girlfriend ‘Nancy Wheeler’ on the show. Lesser known fact, Heaton was refused to enter to the United States as traces of cocaine were found in his luggage. As a result of which, he missed the premiere of Stranger Things 2 on 21 October 2017. He had to withdraw his application to enter America to avoid arrest. Then the actor flew back to London by plane.
Charlie Heaton: Net worth & Social Media Profiles
Talking about his social media interaction, he is accessible on Instagram by the name ‘charlie.r.heaton’. Besides he is not available on Facebook and Twitter. The multi-talented artist has a net worth of around $0.25 million. His main source of income is his acting career and music.
Charlie Heaton: Body measurements
Charlie Heaton is one of the most promising actors with an amazingly beautiful face and physique. He has dark brown eyes and hair. He is 1.76 meters tall and weighs 69 kgs. The size of his shoe is 9.5.