Dylan Minnette

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Dylan Minnette

Dylan Minnette in 2010
BornDylan Christopher Minnette
(1996-12-29) December 29, 1996 (age 16)
Evansville, Indiana, U.S.
Years active2005–present
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Dylan Minnette

Dylan Minnette in 2010
BornDylan Christopher Minnette
(1996-12-29) December 29, 1996 (age 16)
Evansville, Indiana, U.S.
Years active2005–present

Dylan Christopher Minnette (born December 29, 1996) is an American teen actor and musician, best known for his roles as Clay Norman in Saving Grace, Jack Shephard's son David in Lost, and as Rex Britten in the NBC drama Awake.


Life and career

Minnette was born December 29, 1996 in Evansville, Indiana to Robyn Maker-Minnette and Craig Minnette, moved briefly to Champaign, Illinois for 5 years, and later moved to Los Angeles to continue his acting career.[1]

His first role was a single episode of Drake & Josh. Minnette has since appeared in the movies The Year Without a Santa Claus on NBC, as an unnamed character in Fred Claus, as Todd Lyons in the movie The Clique and as Noah Framm in Snow Buddies. Notable roles of Dylan Minnette on television include the young version of the character Michael Scofield on Prison Break and character Clay Norman from Saving Grace. He played Kenny, a bully, in Let Me In, a remake of Swedish, Let the Right One In, released in October, 2010. Minnette has also appeared in several commercials and in four episodes of Lost as Jack's son in the sideways timeline.[2] Minnette also appeared in "The Crow & the Butterfly" video from the rock group Shinedown.

The Feaver

Minnette is the singer/rhythm guitarist in the band The Feaver with Zack Mendenhall (bass), Cole Preston (drums) and Braeden Lemasters (singer/guitar).[3] The Feaver won a battle of the bands contest (2010) sponsored by 98.7 FM[4] and played at Vans Warped Tour 2011.[5] The band has since performed at many famous LA venues including The Roxy and Whisky a Go Go.[6] Their song Bleeding Man was used in the promo for season 2 of R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour.



2006The Year Without a Santa ClausIggy ThistlewhiteTelevision movie
Fred ClausOrphanage Kid
2008Snow BuddiesNoah FrammDirect-To-Video
The CliqueTodd LyonsDirect-To-Video
2010Let Me InKennyReleased
Nominated—Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film (Supporting Young Actor)[7]


2005Drake & JoshJeffrey"The Demonator"
Two and a Half MenYoung Charlie Harper"I Always Wanted a Shaved Monkey"
Prison BreakYoung Michael Scofield"English, Fitz or Percy"
2006"The Rat"
"Brother's Keeper"
"The Killing Box"
EnemiesJack Graham Jr."Pilot"
MADtvBillyEpisode #11.18
2007Grey's AnatomyRyan"Haunt You Every Day"
2008Ghost WhispererPierce Wilkins"Stranglehold"
Rules of EngagementNicky"Buyer's Remorse"
The MentalistFrankie O'Keefe"Red Hair and Silver Tape"
2009SupernaturalDanny Carter"Family Remains"
2010Saving GraceClay Norman40 episodes, 2007–2010
LostDavid Shephard"Lighthouse"
"The Last Recruit"
"What They Died For"
"The End"
MediumCameron"Bring Your Daughter to Work Day"
2011Lie to MeNoah"Rebound"
R.L. Stine's The Haunting HourCorey"Brush with Madness"
2012AwakeRex Britten13 Episodes; Main character
Law & Order: Special Victims UnitLuca Gabardelli"Learning Curve"
2013R.L. Stine's The Haunting HourChad"Funhouse"
NikitaStefan Tasarov"Reunion"



  1. ^ TNT – We Know Drama. Tnt.tv (2003-07-15). Retrieved on 2011-07-05.
  2. ^ Gorman, Bill (May 15, 2011). "NBC 2011–12 Primetime Schedule Announced". TV by the Numbers. http://tvbythenumbers.zap2it.com/2011/05/15/nbc-2011-12-primetime-schedule-announced/92597/. Retrieved May 15, 2011.
  3. ^ Niet compatibele browser. Facebook. Retrieved on 2011-07-05.
  4. ^ http://www.987fm.com/pages/rockstar10/
  5. ^ Rockstar 2010: The Feaver!. 987fm.com. Retrieved on 2011-07-05.
  6. ^ http://scvnews.com/?p=30772
  7. ^ "32nd Annual Young Artist Awards – Nominations / Special Awards". The Young Artist Foundation. 2011. http://www.youngartistawards.org/noms32.html. Retrieved 2011-03-14.
  8. ^ Young Artist Award site. Youngartistawards.org. Retrieved on 2011-07-05.

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