Garrett Clayton, born as Gary Michael Clayton, is a popular American actor, dancer, and singer. He is best known for his role as Tanner in the Disney Channel Original Movie named ‘Teen Beach Movie’ as well its sequel ‘Teen Beach 2’. Apart from this, he has appeared in several other TV series, such as ‘Days of Our Lives’, ‘Jessie’, ‘Magic Mentah’ and ‘Shake It Up!’, to name a few. The young actor has also worked in a number of films, the popular ones being ‘Welcome To Willits’, ‘King Cobra’ and ‘The Tower’. Having started acting in theatrical productions as a teenager, Clayton began his onscreen career in 2008. However, he first gained recognition only in 2013 through the ‘Teen Beach Movie’. He continued his acting journey, and today he has emerged as one of the most desirable young stars in the film industry. Not only has Clayton earned name and fame, but has also garnered millions of fans from all over the world. Talking about the American star’s social media popularity, he has got about 1.2 million followers on Instagram and about 211k followers on Twitter. These figures are enough to reflect Clayton’s incredible social media fame!
Garrett Clayton made his debut on the big screen in 2008 with the movie ‘The Tower’. After this, he did another movie named ‘Magic Mentah’ which was followed by ‘Virginia’. In 2010, the actor got featured on the television for the very first time. He did two TV projects that year, ‘Days of Our Lives’ and ‘Shake It Up,’ respectively. Two years later, Clayton was cast in the flick ‘The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure’. He was also offered the television film ‘Holiday Spin’. In this film, he portrayed the character of Blake, a teen boy, who after the death of his mother, is forced to live with his father.
In 2013, the American actor was cast in the role of Tanner in Disney's ‘Teen Beach Movie’. He also did two TV shows namely, ‘The Client List’ and ‘Jessie’. After this, he appeared in ‘Win, Lose or Draw’, a television game show, as well as ‘The Fosters’, a family drama TV series. Clayton then reprised the role of Tanner in the ‘Teen Beach Movie’s sequel ‘Teen Beach 2’ in 2015. The same year, he got featured in ‘100 Things to Do Before High School’. Then in 2016, he appeared a number of times on both the small as well as the big screen. The projects Clayton did that year include the films ‘King Cobra’, ‘Welcome To Willits’, ‘Don't Hang Up’, and the TV programs ‘The Real O'Neals’ and ‘Hairspray Live!’
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Garrett Clayton was born as Gary Michael Clayton on March 19, 1991 in Dearborn, Michigan, United States. Raised in a middle-class family, he attended Crestwood High School. There he started acting and became a part of many theater productions including ‘Beauty and the Beast’ and ‘Peter Pan.’ After this, Clayton graduated from Oakland University. Coming to the actor’s love life, he started dating Claudia Lee in 2013.