Garrett Clayton 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).
Life & Career
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. He has also made appearances on Days of Our Lives and Shake It Up. He will have a recurring role on the latter half of the first season of The Fosters.