Randy Havens | Biography

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  • Full Name Randy Havens
  • Birth Date 1977 (Exact birth date undisclosed)
  • Ethnicity White
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace USA
  • Occupation Actor
  • Relationship Status Married
  • Wife Clarissa Havens
  • Height Undisclosed
  • Net Worth Undisclosed
Mr. Clarke in the Netflix Sci-fi Series 'Stranger Things'

Randy Havens | Biography

Appeared in TV series like 'The Resident,' & 'Teenage Bounty Hunters'

Randy Havens is an American actor best known for his role as Mr. Clarke in the popular TV series 'Stranger Things.'

Who is Randy Havens? 

Randy Havens is an actor born in 1977 in the United States. However, his exact date of birth is not known. He studied acting in college and performed in several plays. 

Havens debuted his acting career in the short 2004 movie Aliens Among Us, playing the character Denario. The following year, he was featured in another short film titled The Return of Dr. Rod as Reggie.

He started acting in TV series after appearing in House of Payne in 2008. After that, he was featured in several credits such as Past Life (TV series 2010), Please Please Pick Up (short 2010), My Good Fortune (short 2011), and Let's Be Cops (2014) before appearing as one of his well-recognized roles in the TV series Halt and Catch Fire as Stan from 2014 to 2015.

In 2016, Havens landed his breakthrough role in the popular TV series Stranger Things, created by The Duffer Brothers. The show follows a young boy who goes missing, leaving his mother, police chief, and his friends to face supernatural forces to find him. 

The series also features actors like Millie Bobby Brown, Finn WolfCaleb McLaughlinNoah Schnapp, and Gaten Matarazzo

Randy Havens on sets of Stranger Things
Randy Havens on the sets of Stranger Things (Photo: Instagram)

The show is set in Hawkins, Indiana, during the 1980s. The use of cars, furniture, technology, and references to Star Wars and Ghostbusters all contribute to the show's successful creation of a 1980s pop culture feel. Havens stated that his favorite aspect of that era was the music.

Also Read: Grace Van Dien - Stranger Things, Age, Husband, Birthday, Family, Height & Bio

He played the role of science teacher Scott Clarke for eleven episodes from 2016 to 2019. His character as a head of A.V. Club and science teacher motivates his Hawkins Middle School students and is always available to answer their questions.

In an interview with The Seeker in 2018, Havens stated that he can relate to his character because he had a few Mr. Clarke-type teachers who influenced him back in his school days.

After starring in Stranger Things, Havens has appeared in various TV series, movies, and shorts such as The Resident (TV series 2019), Teenage Bounty Hunters (TV series 2020), I Love Jazz (short 2020), Fear Street: Part Three - 1666 (movie 2021), Stargirl (TV series 2021), Ms. Marvel (TV mini-series 2022), and more.

Besides, he also has two upcoming projects, The Collected (In Production) and Guacamole Yesterdays (Post-Production).

Is Randy Havens Married?

Havens is married to Clarissa, but he hasn't posted much on social media about her. He did, however, address his spouse in a Twitter post.

He shared a humorous tweet on 5 January 2019 with the caption," My wife isn't speaking to me because I forgot to put the laundry in the dryer SINCE WHEN IS THAT A CAPITAL OFFENSE CLARISSA."

On 28 March 2022, Havens tweeted another funny paragraph mentioning his wife: "You can talk about my wife all you want but keep my wife's mouth out of your name!"


Like Havens's wife, he hasn't revealed much information about his kids except mentioning them in several tweets.

On 15 August 2019, he tweeted, "I think my kid might be ugly. Booking an appointment at the plastic surgeon to get him diagnosed. I hope he doesn't need a big surgery for this (too expensive) WISH ME LUCK!"

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