FAN beloved character of Eddie Munson, who cemented his place in pop culture by playing Metallica. Puppeteer fight the evil Vecna at the end Stranger Things 4was such a great success that it saved actor Joseph Quinn from a lengthy detention at an American airport.
Quinn, the British actor who plays Munson, recently told Jimmy Fallon on evening show that this role allowed him to avoid the problem of detention at the airport on the way to his appearance.
“I almost didn’t make it,” Quinn said. “I was taken away, I think it could be called more of a dungeon. And I was asked to wait there for 20 minutes, and then I was called to this counter, where someone asked me, “What are you doing in the United States, sir?”
“I said, ‘I’m actually here to meet Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show. And he didn’t believe me.”
The actor was barely allowed into the country until a second immigration officer recognized him as the head of the Hellfire Club on the show.
“One of his colleagues looked at him, looked at me and said, ‘Leave Eddie alone! Quinn said. “And then (colleague) said:“ This is Eddie from Strangers” and he’s like, “Are you Eddie Munson?”
Quinn continued, “(The man asked), ‘Are you coming back next season?’ I said, “I don’t know,” and he said, “You’re better off,” and he gave me my passport.”
Stranger Things 4 currently streaming on Netflix.