I love being in anything that's scary to people.

Dylan Christopher Minnette (b. December 29, 1996) is an American actor and musician who portrays Clay Jensen in the Netflix series adaption of Jay Asher's book, Thirteen Reasons Why.


Minnette was born in Evansville, Indiana, United States. He is an only child from Robyn Maker and Craig Minnette. He moved to Illinois for 5 years and then moved to Los Angeles to pursue his acting career, from the age of 8, he got his first role, playing a young Charlie in "Two and a Half Men" and then went on to play roles in Films and TV Shows, recurring and a main cast member. Also, he was a deaf boy in the popular TV show Greys Anatomy. Besides acting, he is part of the band "Wallows"; he is the main singer.


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Awards and Nominations

  • 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


  • He is an only child[1].
  • He is of English, German, Scottish, Irish, and distant Welsh, ancestry. His surname comes from his Irish immigrant great-great-great-great-grandparents, Martin Minnette and Bridget Kelly.
  • In 2011, Dylan appeared in his first major feature film role in the romantic horror "Let Me In" alongside actress Chloë Grace Moretz.
  • His first major TV Show role was playing a young Charlie in "Two and a Half Men".
  • Wallows performed on "The Late Late Show with James Corden" on May 9, 2018[2]. Dylan is the main singer in the band.




External Links


  1. Dylan Minnette, Family life - Famous Birthdays
  2. Wallows: Pictures of Girls - The Late Late Show with James Corden