Charlie Heaton (born 2 June 1994) is a British actor and musician, best known for playing Jonathan Byers in Stranger Things on Netflix.

After moving to London when he was 16, 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’s crime drama series DCI Banks, playing the role of Gary McCready. Then he appeared as Riley in the ITV’s detective series Vera.

He starred in the BBC One’s medical drama series Casualty as Jason Waycott. In 2016, he appeared in Shut In, which starred Naomi Watts and Oliver Platt. The film was directed by Farren Blackburn and released in 2016 by EuropaCorp.

Heaton also plays one of the lead roles in the Netflix’s supernatural drama series Stranger Things.