Hayden Byerly is an American actor. Beginning his professional career as a child actor at the age of ten, Byerly is best known for his current role on the Freeform drama series The Fosters, where he plays Jude Adams-Foster, a 13 year old gay character. On March 2, 2015, ABC Family aired an episode of the The Fosters ("Now Hear This") that featured Byerly's character and Gavin MacIntosh's character sharing a kiss, that is believed to be the youngest LGBT kiss ever in U.S. television history.
For Disney, he guest starred on Disney XD's Zeke and Luther and he voiced Prince Gustav in Disney Junior's Sofia the First. However, his only big Disney role is the starring role on Freeform's drama series The Fosters.