Gaten John Matarazzo III is an American actor. He began his career on the Broadway stage as Benjamin in Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, and as Gavroche in Les Misérables. He currently stars as Dustin Henderson in the Netflix science-fiction drama series Stranger Things. Matarazzo appeared in a musical video “Swish Swish from the American singer Katy Perry. In the 23rd Annual SAG Awards, “Stranger Things” receives the award for Outstanding Performance in an Ensemble in a Drama Series.
Gaten uses his platform to raise awareness of cleidocranial dysplasia and fundraise for CCD Smiles, an organization that helps cover costs of oral surgeries for those suffering from the condition. Matarazzo has also started a line of t-shirts whose proceeds will go to CCD Smiles. On his social media sites, Matarazzo actively notifies his followers of how to donate to CCD Smiles and different events he will participate in. Recently, his sister also started a Facebook campaign to raise money for the organization.
Gaten will be at Heroes Comic Con València on Saturday and Sunday (February 24-25) in photo ops and signing sessiones. Prices will be 25 for the signing and 35 for the photo. The actor will be also part of pannels – Q&A both days.
Gaten Matarazzo coming soon in Heroes Comic Con València: Watch the video