Gary Clayton, known as Garrett Clayton (born March 19, 1991), 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).