Who Is Gaten Matarazzo?
Gaten Matarazzo is an actor from America. He started his career on the Broadway stage as Benjamin in Priscilla, Queen of the Desert. He acted as Gavroche in Les Misérables.He got recognized among the audience, for playing Dustin Henderson in the Netflix science-fiction drama series Stranger Things. He is also the host of the Netflix show Prank Encounters.
Gaten Matarazzo Teeth Before And After
Many might have noticed the teeth disappearing of 19-year-old Gaten Matarazzo. You may have seen him in the character of Dustin Henderson in the hit series Stranger Things. In one episode of the show, bullies insult his toothless grin but he quickly states “his teeth are still coming in”. His teeth were missing because of cleidocranial dysplasia. After having some sort of bullying in The Stranger Things, the actor had performed many surgeries to get back the teeth and he also puts an appliance to bring down his teeth manually. This condition may also result in even more surgeries in the next few years.
What Happened To Gaten Matarazzo’s Teeth?
The Stranger Things actor undergone the fourth procedure in January 2020 for Cleidocranial Dysplasia. Cleidocranial Dysplasia is a health condition that resists the development of the bones and teeth. Once, after finishing the operation, Gaten took to social media to reveal all went Ok.
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Gaten Matarazzo Age
Gaten Matarazzo was born on 8th September 2002 in Connecticut, U.S. He is 19 years old. He was born to Gaetano and Heather Matarazzo. He was brought up in Little Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey. He comes from Italian ancestry. He studied at Pinelands Regional High School in Tuckerton, New Jersey. He has an older sister and a younger brother. He got the vocal training at Starli Performing Arts Center in New Jersey. In 2011, he took part and won third place with his vocal solo titled “Ben” at Starpower Talent Competition Nationals in Uncasville, Connecticut.
‘Stranger Things’ Star Gaten Matarazzo
Stranger Things star Gaten Matarazzo was professionally credited in the Broadway musical Priscilla, Queen of the Desert. For that, he was cast as a replacement in 2011. He participated in a special “Cast of 2032” professional performance of Godspell at Circle in the Square Theatre in 2012. In 2013, Gaten joined the Les Misérables 25th Anniversary Tour in the United States in the role of Gavroche. After that, he acted in the Tony-nominated 2014 Broadway revival of the musical. His performance was filmed for the production.
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