Posey at the 2017 San Diego Comic-Con
Tyler Garcia Posey|
October 18, 1991
Santa Monica, California, U.S.
|Occupation||Actor, Musician, Producer, Director|
Cyndi Garcia Posey|
Posey was born in Santa Monica, California, to actor/writer John Posey and Cyndi Terese Garcia. He grew up in Santa Clarita, California. His on-screen mother in Teen Wolf, actress Melissa Ponzio, said: "I had the pleasure to meet his mom and dad, and he is the perfect mix of the two." Posey has two brothers, Derek and Jesse.
Posey has worked steadily in film and television. In February 2002, he appeared in the film Collateral Damage; in December of that year, he played Jennifer Lopez's son in the romantic comedy Maid in Manhattan. He auditioned for the role of Jacob Black in the Twilight film series in 2007 but lost the role to his friend Taylor Lautner. The two regularly went for the same roles as child actors.
That same year, Posey voiced a character in the pilot of the Disney original cartoon SheZow, which aired on May 4 as a part of the Shorty McShorts' Shorts miniseries. In 2012, he co-starred with Twilight actor Booboo Stewart in the film White Frog. In 2011, Posey was cast in his breakout role as the lead in the MTV television series Teen Wolf, which is based on the 1985 film. Posey plays high school student Scott McCall, who is bitten by a werewolf and must keep this fact secret while protecting his loved ones from a host of supernatural threats and beings. In 2015, he also became a co-producer for the fifth season of Teen Wolf.
In December of 2016, Tyler Posey was a guest DJ at Emo Nite LA's second year anniversary at the Echoplex in Los Angeles. 
Posey plays guitar and contributes vocals in the band PVMNTS along with guitarist/bassist/vocalist Freddy Ramirez and drummer Nick Guzman. The trio released the song “Standing (On My Own Two Feet)” on Jun. 14, 2018, in which Posey wrote about the passing of his mother in 2014. The band self-released their 6 track EP Better Days on August 17, 2018.
|2000||Men of Honor||Boy||Uncredited|
|2002||Maid in Manhattan||Ty Ventura|
|2007||Veritas, Prince of Truth||Mouse Gonzalez|
|2011||Our Deal||Lucky||Short film|
|2013||Scary Movie 5||David|
|2013||The Giving Tree Movie Trailer with Tyler Posey||Himself||Short film|
|2016||Yoga Hosers||Gordon Greenleaf|
|2018||Truth or Dare||Lucas Moreno|
|2018||Taco Shop||Rogelio "Smokes"|
|2018||Marvel Rising: Secret Warriors||Dante Pertuz / Inferno (voice)|
|2019||The Last Summer||Ricky||Post-production|
|2002||Without a Trace||Robert||Episode: "Silent Partner"|
|2001–2004||Doc||Raul Garcia||Main role|
|2005||Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye||Danny Abas||Episode: "Boy Meets World"|
|2005||Into the West||Young Abe Wheeler||Episode: "Dreams and Schemes"|
|2006||Smallville||Javier Ramirez||Episode: "Subterranean"|
|2006–2007||Brothers & Sisters||Gabriel Whedon / Gabriel Traylor||Recurring role, 4 episodes|
|2007||Shorty McShorts' Shorts||Jose||Episode: "She Zow"|
|2009||Lincoln Heights||Andrew Ortega||Recurring role, 7 episodes|
|2011–2017||Teen Wolf||Scott McCall||Main role; also producer and director|
|2013||Workaholics||Billy Belk||Episode: "Fourth and Inches"|
|2014||The Exes||Eric||Episode: "The Hand That Rocks the Cradle"|
|2014–2015||Wolf Watch||Himself||Correspondent and guest, 14 episodes|
|2016–present||Elena of Avalor||Prince Alonso||Recurring voice role, 9 episodes|
|2017–2018||Jane the Virgin||Adam Eduardo Alvaro||Guest role (season 3); recurring role (season 4)|
|2017||Hell's Kitchen||Himself||Episode: "It's All Gravy"|
|2018||Scream||Shane||Main role (season 3)|
|2011||Best Coast||"Our Deal"|
|2015||Travis Mills||"Young & Stupid"|
As a Director
|2017||Teen Wolf||Episode: "After Images" (Season 6 episode 13)|
Awards and nominations
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|2002||Young Artist Awards||Best Performance in a TV Comedy Series – Supporting Young Actor||Doc||Won|
|2004||Young Artist Awards||Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) – Supporting Young Actor||Doc||Nominated|
|2005||Movieguide Awards||Most Inspiring Television Acting||Doc||Won|
|2011||Teen Choice Awards||Choice Summer TV Star: Male||Teen Wolf||Nominated|
|Choice TV: Breakout Star||Teen Wolf||Nominated|
|2012||Teen Choice Awards||Choice Summer TV Star: Male||Teen Wolf||Won|
|ALMA Award||Favorite TV Actor – Leading Role||Teen Wolf||Won|
|Imagen Awards||Best Actor/Television||Teen Wolf||Won|
|2013||Young Hollywood Awards||Best Ensemble (shared with Holland Roden, Crystal Reed, Dylan O'Brien and Tyler Hoechlin)||Teen Wolf||Won|||
|Teen Choice Awards||Choice Summer TV Star: Male||Teen Wolf||Nominated|
|2014||Teen Choice Awards||Choice TV Actor: Fantasy/Sci-Fi||Teen Wolf||Nominated|
|Choice Summer TV Star: Male||Teen Wolf||Nominated|
|2015||Saturn Awards||Best Performance by a Younger Actor in a Television Series||Teen Wolf||Nominated|
|Teen Choice Awards||Choice Summer TV Star: Male||Teen Wolf||Nominated|
|2017||People's Choice Awards||Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actor||Teen Wolf||Nominated|||
|Teen Choice Awards||Choice Summer TV Actor: Male||Teen Wolf||Won|
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