|Birth name||Gary Clayton|
March 19, 1991 |
Dearborn, Michigan, United States
|Origin||Dearborn Heights, Michigan, United States|
|Occupations||Actor, dancer, singer|
Gary Clayton, known as Garrett Clayton (born March 19, 1991), is an American actor, singer, and dancer. He began his career at Crestwood High School in Dearborn Heights, Michigan, performing in many of the drama club's productions. He is best known for portraying Tanner in Teen Beach Movie, a Disney Channel Original Movie, directed by Jeffrey Hornaday, and the role of Blake in the Lifetime movie Holiday Spin, co-starring Ralph Macchio. Many have said he bears a resemblance to former Disney Channel actor, Zac Efron. Clayton appeared in an in-depth interview and photo shoot in the October 2013 issue of Hero (magazine).
Clayton 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 with the release date of July 19, 2013 at 8:00 PM ET. 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.
|2010||Days of our Lives||Eli||Episode #1.11324|
|Shake It Up!||Dylan||Episode: "Party It Up"|
|2012||The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure||Diner dancer|
|2013||Teen Beach Movie||Tanner||Disney Channel Original Movie|
|Jessie||Earl||1 Episode - The Blind Date; The Cheapskate and the Primate|
|2014||The Fosters||Chase||Recurring Role (Season 1)|
- "HERO 10: California Future"
- Celebrity Teen Scoop Takeda-Morrison, Marsha. "Garrett Clayton Takes Us On A ‘Holiday Spin’". Celebrity Teen Scoop. Retrieved 12 December 2012.
- Hollywood Reporter http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/ralph-macchio-lifetime-movie-332369
- "Garrett Clayton's IMDB". Retrieved 12 December 2012.