| Garrett Clayton|
Actor, singer, dancer
| March 19, 1991 (age 24) (1991-03-19) Dearborn, Michigan, United States|
Teen Choice Award for Choice Song from a Movie or TV Show
Teen Beach Movie, Teen Beach Movie 2, Holiday Spin, The Tower, Virginia
Grace Phipps, Maia Mitchell, Ross Lynch, John DeLuca, Jordan Fisher
Gary Michael "Garrett" Clayton (born March 19, 1991) is an American actor, singer, and dancer. He began acting at Crestwood High School in Dearborn Heights, Michigan, performing in many of the drama club's productions. He later attended Oakland University where he studied musical theater. He is best known for portraying Tanner in the 2013 Disney Channel Original Movie Teen Beach Movie and its 2015 sequel, Teen Beach 2.
Clayton was born in Dearborn, Michigan. He was cast in 2013 in the role of Tanner in Disney's musical Teen Beach Movie in which he plays a cool surfer who is "a mix between Frankie Avalon and Link from Hairspray." The film is directed by Jeffrey Hornaday and was filmed in Puerto Rico and was first broadcast July 19, 2013. It co-stars Ross Lynch, Maia Mitchell, and Grace Phipps.
In December 2012, Clayton appeared in the Lifetime movie Holiday Spin, co-starring Ralph Macchio. He performed the role of Blake, a rebellious teen forced to live with his father after his mother is killed in a car accident.
He has also made appearances on Days of Our Lives and Shake It Up. He had a recurring role on the latter half of the first season of The Fosters. In 2016, he portrayed gay porn star Brent Corrigan in the film King Cobra, opposite James Franco and Christian Slater, and played the role of Link Larkin in the NBC television broadcast of Hairspray Live!, which aired on December 7, 2016. In 2017, Clayton starred as Brady Mannion in the horror-thriller film Don't Hang Up, which was released in theaters on February 10, 2017.
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