Dylan Christopher Minnette (born December 29, 1996) is an American actor and musician. He is known for his role as Clay Jensen in the Netflix drama series 13 Reasons Why. He has also appeared in the drama series Lost, the fantasy series Awake, the drama series Scandal and Grey's Anatomy.
Minette is known for his starring roles in the horror film Let Me In (2010), the thriller film Prisoners (2013), the family comedy film Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (2014), the family fantasy film Goosebumps (2015), the horror film Don't Breathe (2016), and the horror film The Open House (2018).
Minnette was born in Evansville, Indiana, the son of Robyn (Maker) and Craig Minnette. He moved to Champaign, Illinois, where he lived for five years, and later moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in acting.
Since 2014, Minnette has been in a relationship with Kerris Dorsey, whom he met on the set of Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.
Minnette's first role was a single episode of Drake & Josh. He has since appeared in the NBC original film The Year Without a Santa Claus, as an unnamed character in Fred Claus, as Todd Lyons in the film The Clique, and as Noah Framm in Snow Buddies. Notable roles of Minnette on television include the young version of the character Michael Scofield on Prison Break and character Clay Norman on Saving Grace. He played a bully named Kenny in Let Me In, a remake of Swedish, Let the Right One In, released in October 2010. He also played a role as Jerry Grant Jr. on ABC's Scandal as the President's son. Minnette has also appeared in several commercials and in four episodes of Lost as Jack's son in the sideways timeline. Minnette also appeared in "The Crow & the Butterfly" video from the rock group Shinedown.