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Dylan Minnette in 2010
|Born||Dylan Christopher Minnette
December 29, 1996
Evansville, Indiana, U.S.
Dylan Christopher Minnette (born December 29, 1996) is an American teen actor and musician. He is known for his roles as Clay Norman in Saving Grace, Jack Shephard's son David in Lost, Rex Britten in the NBC drama Awake, Anthony in the comedy film Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, and Zach Cooper in the fantasy feature Goosebumps.
Life and career
Minnette was born December 29, 1996, in Evansville, Indiana, the son of Robyn (Maker) and Craig Minnette. He moved to Champaign, Illinois for 5 years, and later moved to Los Angeles for his acting career.
His first role was a single episode of Drake & Josh. Minnette has since appeared in the movies The Year Without a Santa Claus on NBC, as an unnamed character in Fred Claus, as Todd Lyons in the movie The Clique and as Noah Framm in Snow Buddies. Notable roles of Dylan Minnette on television include the young version of the character Michael Scofield on Prison Break and character Clay Norman from Saving Grace. He played Kenny, a bully, in Let Me In, a remake of Swedish, Let the Right One In, released in October, 2010. Minnette has also appeared in several commercials and in four episodes of Lost as Jack's son in the sideways timeline. Minnette also appeared in "The Crow & the Butterfly" video from the rock group Shinedown.
Minnette is the singer/rhythm guitarist in the band The Narwhals with Zack Mendenhall (bass), Cole Preston (drums) and Braeden Lemasters (singer/guitar). The Narwhals won a battle of the bands contest (2010) sponsored by 98.7 FM and played at Vans Warped Tour 2011. The band has since performed at many famous LA venues including The Roxy and Whisky a Go Go. Their song Bleeding Man was used in the promo for season 2 of R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour. In early 2014 the band changed their name from "The Feaver" to "The Narwhals".
|2006||The Year Without a Santa Claus||Iggy Thistlewhite||Television movie|
|Fred Claus||Orphanage Kid|
|2008||Snow Buddies||Noah Framm||Direct-To-Video|
|The Clique||Todd Lyons||Direct-To-Video|
|2010||Let Me In||Kenny||Released
Nominated—Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film (Supporting Young Actor)
|Labor Day||Henry Wheeler at 16|
|2014||Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day||Anthony Cooper|
|2016||A Man in the Dark||Alex|
|2005||Drake & Josh||Jeffrey||"The Demonator"|
|Two and a Half Men||Young Charlie Harper||"I Always Wanted a Shaved Monkey"|
|Prison Break||Young Michael Scofield||"English, Fitz or Percy"|
|"The Killing Box"|
|Enemies||Jack Graham Jr.||"Pilot"|
|2007||Grey's Anatomy||Ryan||"Haunt You Every Day"|
|2008||Ghost Whisperer||Pierce Wilkins||"Stranglehold"|
|Rules of Engagement||Nicky||"Buyer's Remorse"|
|The Mentalist||Frankie O'Keefe||"Red Hair and Silver Tape"|
|2009||Supernatural||Danny Carter||"Family Remains"|
|2010||Saving Grace||Clay Norman||40 episodes, 2007–2010|
|"The Last Recruit"|
|"What They Died For"|
|Medium||Cameron||"Bring Your Daughter to Work Day"|
|2011||Lie to Me||Noah||"Rebound"|
|R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour||Corey||"Brush with Madness"|
|2012||Awake||Rex Britten||13 Episodes; Main character|
|Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Luca Gabardelli||"Learning Curve"|
|Major Crimes||Avi Strauss||"The Ecstasy and the Agony"|
|2013||R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour||Chad||"Funhouse"|
|Save Me||Ben Tompkins||"The Book of Beth"|
|2014||Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.||Donnie Gill / Blizzard||"Seeds"|
|"Making Friends and Influencing People"|
|Scandal||Fitzgerald "Jerry" Grant IV||3 episodes|
- In 2008, Minnette received a Young Artist Award for his work on Saving Grace.
- In 2011, Minnette received his second Young Artist Award for his appearance in Medium
- TNT – We Know Drama. Tnt.tv (2003-07-15). Retrieved on 2011-07-05.
- Gorman, Bill (May 15, 2011). "NBC 2011–12 Primetime Schedule Announced". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved May 15, 2011.
- Niet compatibele browser. Facebook. Retrieved on 2011-07-05.
- Rockstar 2010: The Feaver!. 987fm.com. Retrieved on 2011-07-05.
- "32nd Annual Young Artist Awards – Nominations / Special Awards". The Young Artist Foundation. 2011. Retrieved 2011-03-14.
- Young Artist Award site. Youngartistawards.org. Retrieved on 2011-07-05.