- 29 December 1996
Dylan Christopher Minnette was born December 29, 1996 in Evansville, Indiana, to Robyn and Craig Minnette. Scouted by an agent in Chicago, Dylan began work on commercial modeling and acting at the age of seven. He later relocated to Los Angeles, CA to continue his acting career. Dylan scored his first major television role at the age of 8, playing young Charlie Sheen in Two and a Half Men (2003). In 2005, he also appeared in an episode of the popular Nickelodeon show, Drake & Josh (2004). He is often recognized for his role Jack Shepard's son, David, on the ABC drama Lost (2004). Dylan also made recurring appearances as a young Michael Scofield on the FOX show, Prison Break: Resurrection (2005), as Clay Norman on TNT's Saving Grace (2007) and Reed on the TNT series Men of a Certain Age (2009). Other credits include Grey's Anatomy (2005), MADtv (1995), Ghost Whisperer (2005), Rules of Engagement (2007), The Mentalist (2008), Medium (2005), Supernatural (2005), Lie to Me (2009), R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour (2010) and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999). In 2011, Dylan Minnette appeared in his first major feature film role in the romantic horror Let Me In (2010) with Chloë Grace Moretz. Not long after, he scored the role as Rex Britten on the critically acclaimed 2012 NBC drama, Awake (2012). In 2014, Dylan scored guest starring roles on other network shows Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013) and Scandal: Bí mat tham do (2012). Meanwhile, he's also been busy cultivating his film career with roles in Warner Bros Pictures' Prisoners (2013), Paramount Pictures' Labor Day (2013), 20th Century Fox's Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (2014) and Goosebumps (2015) starring with Jack Black. Minnette is the singer/rhythm guitarist in the band The Narwhals with Zack Mendenhall (bass), Cole Preston (drums) and Braeden Lemasters (singer/guitar). The Narwhals won a battle of the bands contest (2010) sponsored by 98.7 FM and played at Vans Warped Tour 2011. The band has since performed at many famous LA venues including The Roxy and Whisky a Go Go. Their song Bleeding Man was used in the promo for season 2 of R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour (2010). In early 2014 the band changed their name from "The Feaver" to "The Narwhals".