Charlie Heaton is a British actor and musician best known for his role as Jonathan Byers on the Netflix series 'Stranger Things.'Heaton was born on February 6, 1994 in Bridlington, East Riding of Yorkshire, England. He was raised by his mother, a youth worker, and spent his childhood in the seaside town of Bridlington. He began acting in school plays and local theater productions before eventually moving to London to pursue a career in acting.In 2014, Heaton made his professional acting debut in the British film 'The Schoolboy.' He then went on to appear in several other British films and TV shows, including 'Urban and the Shed Crew,' 'DCI Banks,' and 'Vera.'In 2016, Heaton landed the role of Jonathan Byers on the hit Netflix series 'Stranger Things.' The show, set in the 1980s, follows a group of friends as they uncover the supernatural happenings in their small town. The show quickly became a cultural phenomenon and has been praised for its nostalgia-inducing aesthetic and strong performances from its young cast. Heaton's portrayal of Jonathan, a sensitive and loyal brother, was praised for its authenticity and vulnerability.Heaton's role in 'Stranger Things' has propelled him to international fame and has given him the opportunity to work on other high-profile projects. In 2017, he appeared in the film 'As You Are,' which premiered at the South by Southwest festival, and in 2018 he starred in the film 'The New Mutants' which is a spin-off of the X-Men series. He also appeared in the movie 'Shut In' in 2016.In addition to his acting career, Heaton is also a musician. He is the vocalist and guitarist for the British rock band 'Comanechi.' The band formed in 2007 and has released several albums and toured extensively throughout Europe.Heaton is a private person and keeps his personal life out of the public eye. He currently resides in London, where he continues to act and make music.Overall, Charlie Heaton has established himself as a talented actor and musician. His breakout role in 'Stranger Things' has made him one of the most recognizable faces in the entertainment industry and has opened up a world of opportunities for him. He is a talented and versatile artist, who has a great career ahead of him and his fans can't wait to see what he will do next.