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Garrett Clayton: Facts About The 'Teen Beach Movie' Star

Garrett Clayton: Facts About The Teen Beach Movie Star
March 19, 2021 - 16:00 / Hayley Paskevich

You might recognize Garrett Clayton as "Tanner" in Teen Beach Movie, but do you know what he's been doing since then? Here are some facts about the young actor!

Garrett Clayton was born Gary Michael Clayton on March 19, 1991 in Dearborn, Michigan. He has two siblings— a younger brother named Sam and a younger sister named Olivia. Clayton studied musical theatre at Oakland University, and is best known for starring in Disney's Teen Beach Movie franchise.

He played "Tanner" in both films, and appeared in the NBC televised special Hairspray Live! in 2016, starring as "Link Larkin". In 2018, Clayton came out as gay, and the following year, he revealed that he's been engaged to his partner, Blake Knight, for some time!

Check out the video below to learn even more about Garrett Clayton's life and career!

Garrett Clayton: Facts About The Teen Beach Movie Star