Gaten Matarazzo is an American actor. Prior to acting on the screen, he first performed on Broadway starting in 2011 with the musical Priscilla, Queen of the Desert. His next role was in play Les Misérables. He later ventured into a television career, making his first appearance in an episode of The Blacklist. In 2016, he started playing the role of Dustin Henderson in the Netflix series Stranger Things, which gained him widespread recognition. He will reprise his role in the show’s upcoming third season. He’s also appeared in an episode of the show Ridiculousness. Additionally, he appeared in Katy Perry’s music video of the single “Swish Swish”.