Rob Mayes is an American actor, musician, and model.
He is best known for starring as the title character in the 2012 horror comedy film John Dies at the End, as well as portraying Tommy Nutter in the short-lived comedy-drama television series Jane by Design.
Mayes was raised in Pepper Pike, Ohio, by his mother Diana
He started modeling when he was five years old. His brother, Alex, was born ten years after him.
After graduating from University School in 2003, Mayes attended Dulwich College in London and toured Europe with a singing group.
He decided to pursue a military career and attended the United States Naval Academy. He was also accepted into the United States Military Academy and planned to become a Navy SEAL, but left approximately 18 months later, citing desensitization and feeling like he was "becoming something [he] didn't want to be."
After leaving the military, he focused on songwriting and released a seven-track pop album called Glimpses of Truth.
Two weeks after moving to New York City in 2007, Mayes was hired for a one-episode role in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. In 2008, he played the lead role in the MTV musical television film The American Mall.
Mayes had guest starring roles on Cold Case, Valentine, Bones, and Medium and played the lead role in the 2010 remake of Ice Castles.
In 2012, he auditioned for the role of John in John Dies at the End, and premiered at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival.
Also in 2013, he had a recurring role as Tommy Nutter in Jane by Design and guest starring roles in NCIS, The Glades, and 90210.
After a recurring role on The Client List, he portrayed Matthew Blackwood in the 2013 drama film Burning Blue, which was based on the 1992 play of the same name.
In 2014, played Troy Quinn in Legends.