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Hayden Byerly is an actor, best known for his portrayal of Jude Adams Foster on the Freeform drama series, "The Fosters".

Early life

Hayden was born on October 11, 2000 in Lakewood, Colorado. He grew up in Littleton, Colorado before eventually relocating with his family to Los Angeles, California at the age of ten to pursue an acting career. He first began to develop an interest in acting by imitating his favorite film and television characters and reciting their lines along with them. He has one younger brother.

Personal life

Alongside his Fosters co-star Gavin MacIntosh, Byerly has been an outspoken advocate against school bullying, encouraging youngsters to embrace their differences and lending his support to the "Be Good to Each Other" campaign.


Year Title Role Notes
2011 Zeke and Luther Skunk Wetzel Episode: "Luther Turns Four"
11/11/11 Nathan 'Nat' Vales Direct-to-DVD film
2012 Call of Duty: Black Ops II Young David Mason Video game, voice
2013 Sofia the First Prince Gustav Animated TV show, episode: "Just One of the Princes"
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Additional Voices Video game
2012–2014 Parenthood Micah Watson 5 episodes


The Fosters

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Jude Adams Foster Main cast, 72 episodes

Guest Cast, 4 episodes -


  • When Hayden is not on set or in acting class, he enjoys reading mysteries and action/adventure books, solving challenging math problems, practicing hip hop, and hanging out with his best friend. 
  • He can often be found at the park playing basketball with his little brother. 
  • Hayden has had a role in a comedy show, a horror film, a preschool show, two broadcast shows, and a video game.
  • Hayden is not gay in real life and has had girlfriends.
  • Hayden is a major voice in the LGBT+ community.
  • He enjoys ketchup on his tacos, a character trait that was written in for his character Jude on The Fosters. He admits how he doesn't see it as weird, like his family and friends do, since ketchup itself comes from tomatoes.
  • He was best friends with Gavin Macintosh, whom he met on set.
  • He has had fourteen on-screen kisses, all of which were on the Fosters. The kisses were with Gavin Macintosh, Tanner Buchanan, Izabela Vidovic, Spencer List and ten with Kalama Epstein, two of which were passionate make-out scenes.


Click here to see Hayden's gallery.

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