Archie-Heaton
Archie Heaton | Biography

Quick Information

  • Full Name Archie Heaton
  • Nationality English
  • Birthplace London, England
  • Birth Date May 19, 2014
  • Age 7 Years, 3 Months
Son of 'Stanger Things' Actor Charlie Heaton and Musician Akiko Matsuura

Archie Heaton | Biography

His Parents were in the Same Band Together And Only 20 years old when He was Conceived

Archie's mother, Matsuura, is originally from Japan. She is a singer and a drummer; she has played numerous bands, including Pre, The Big Pink, and Sperm Javelin. She met future actor Charlie Heaton, Archie's father while playing with the Comanechi, in which he was a drummer. They were both teenagers when they met. 


Archie Heaton is the son of Stanger Things actor Charlie Heaton and musician Akiko Matsuura.

How old is Archie Heaton now?

Archie Heaton was born on 19 May 2014 in London, England. He was born to his father, Charlie Heaton, a musician and an actor, and his mother, Akiko Matsuura, a musician. His parents were in the same band together, and they were only 20 years old when he was conceived.

Shortly after Heaton’s birth, his parents split up, and the young child went on to live with his mother in London. Then, his father, Charlie, got into acting and resided in Los Angeles, occasionally returning to London to meet Heaton.

Who is Archie Heaton Mother?

His mother, Matsuura, is originally from Japan. She is a singer and a drummer; she has played numerous bands, including Pre, The Big Pink, and Sperm Javelin.

She met future actor Charlie Heaton while playing with the Comanechi, in which he was a drummer. They were both teenagers when they met. 

Eventually, they fell in love with each other. They even went on a tour in the United Kingdom with the band, performing in different cities.

Further information on Matsuura’s personal life has not been made public other than that she had been living in London after the birth of Heaton and retaining a harmonious relationship with Charlie for the sake of their son, according to a source to The Daily Mail in 2017.

About His Father Charlie Heaton

Charlie was born on 6 February 1994 in Yorkshire. He moved to London when he was 16 years old, and he began his musical career as a drummer. He then played with Comanechi for a while, and then he also played with The Quietus.

He rose to the national limelight after landing the role of Jonathan Byers in the famous Netflix series Stranger Things. Other than that, he has acted on series such as VeraCasualtyDCI Banks, and also in the 2016 movie Shut In. Further, in 2020 he was in the film The New Mutants in the role of Samuel ‘Sam’ Guthrie, also known as Cannonball.

Revelations 

It was only in 2017, information on Charlie’s son, Archie Heaton, surfaced in the media before the release of the second season of Stranger Things.

The year, in October, Charlie was stopped by the United States Customs office while he was flying from London to L.A., right before the premiere of the second season of the show. A white dust-like substance (cocaine) was found in his belongings, which alerted the sniffer dogs at the airport. He was then questioned and barred from entering the USA.

After the information caught the media, he made a formal statement informing that he didn’t want to harm the show’s reputation and he would see through the situation. He wrote, “My planned travel to the U.S. last week was affected by an issue at U.S. immigration, and I am working to rectify it as soon as possible. I do want to clarify that I was not arrested or charged with a crime and cooperated fully with the U.S. officials at LAX. I’m sorry to all the fans and my Stranger Things family for missing the premiere. We are all so proud of this season and I would never want this story to negatively impact the show.”

And his test results eventually arrived, which evidenced that he was not intoxicated or under the influence of any drugs while traveling. 

Along with the popularity of the substance incident, THe Dailymail also reported that Heaton and Matsuura had a son together. 

After the revelation, Charlie did not make any formal statements to them; however, he talked about the drugs allegations on retrospective, “It was hard. Everything happened so fast, and I hadn’t come to terms with the fact that I was famous. When something steps in from the work you are doing and breaks into your personal life...you feel kind of vulnerable. All of a sudden it becomes a very big story and it gets really blown out of proportion.”

Relationships

On 4 October 2017, Charlie was spotted holding hands with the Stranger Things co-star, Natalie Dyer. After the incident, media sources confirmed that they were indeed dating. They had been attracting dating rumors to be dating since 2016.

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