Charlie Heaton Biography
Charlie Ross Heaton is an American English actor and musician best known for his starring role as Jonathan Byers. In the Netflix science fiction-horror series Stranger Things.
Charlie Heaton Age
Heaton was born in Leeds, the United Kingdom on 6 February 1994. He is 28 years old as of 2021. He celebrates his birthday on 6th February every year.
Charlie Heaton Height
Heaton stands at a height of 1.73 meters tall.
Charlie Heaton Parents
Heaton was born in Leeds, West Yorkshire by his parents. His father is called Crispy Heaton and he is a musician. Heaton’s mother is called Shelly Lowe and is a member of the National Human Rights counsel. He was raised on a council estate in Bridlington by his mother.
Charlie Heaton Siblings
Heaton has a sister called Levi Heaton.
Charlie Heaton Wife
Heaton is not married but he has been in a relationship with his Stranger Things co-star, Natalia Dyer since early 2016. Natalia Dyer plays Jonathan’s girlfriend Nancy Wheeler in the series. He was dating Akiko Matsuura, who is now ex-girlfriend but a fellow musician before this. Heaton and Akiko Matsuura have a son called Archie Heaton. Archie Heaton was born in 2014 and he is 7 years old.
Charlie Heaton Children
Heaton has a son called Archie Heaton with his ex-girlfriend Akiko Matsuura.
Charlie Heaton Education
Heaton attended Allerton High School. He further pursued his education from City and Islington College, London, England.
Charlie Heaton Net Worth
Heaton has an approximate net worth that ranges between $100-$1Million U.S dollars.
Charlie Heaton Career
Heaton was 16 when he moved to London and joined London noise-rock band Comanechi as the drummer. for more than a year he toured with them. Heaton then joined London-based psychedelic band, Half Loon.
Heaton played a role in a short film named “Life Needs Courage”in 2014. He made his acting debut with the ITV crime drama series DCI Banks, playing the role of Gary McCready in 2015.Heaton then appeared as Riley in ITV’s detective series Vera.
He guest-starred in BBC One’s medical drama series Casualty as Jason Waycott. Heaton appeared in the thriller film Shut In, co-starring Naomi Watts. And Oliver Platt, and directed by Farren Blackburn in 2016. He also plays Jonathan Byers in the Netflix supernatural drama series Stranger Things.
He starred in the drama film As You Are in 2016.Heaton was cast to star as Samuel “Sam” Guthrie / Cannonball in New Mutants, a 2020 film based on the Marvel Comics comic book of the same name in May 2017. The BBC announced that Heaton would be playing Joseph Merrick.
Commonly known as the “Elephant Man”, in a new two-part drama in August 2018. The casting drew criticism from a disability charity group, the group’s head saying that not using a disabled actor was a missed opportunity.
Charlie Heaton Movies and Tv Shows
- 2014 Life Needs Courage Charlie.
- 2015 The Schoolboy Michael Stevens.
- Rise of the Footsoldier Part II Dealer.
- Urban & the Shed Crew Frank.
- 2016 As You Are Mark.
- Shut In Stephen Portman.
- 2017 The Performers: Act III Bowie Character.
- Marrowbone Billy Marrowbone.
- 2020 No Future Will.
- The New Mutants Samuel Guthrie / Cannonball.
- 2021 The Souvenir Part II Jim Dagger Post-production.
- 2015 DCI Banks Gary McCready 2 episodes.
- Vera Riley Episode: “Changing Tides”.
- Casualty Luke Dickinson / Jason Waycott 2 episodes.
- 2016–present Stranger Things Jonathan Byers Main role.
- 2020 Soulmates Kurt Episode: “Break On Through”.
Awards and nominations
- 2017 Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Stranger Things Won.
- 2018 Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Nominated.
Teen Choice Awards Choice Scene Stealer Nominated.
- 2020 Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Nominated.