Hayden Byerly is an American actor and voice actor. Beginning his professional career as a child actor at the age of ten, Byerly is best known for his 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, Byerly guest starred in Disney XD's Zeke and Luther as Skunk Wetzel. He also voiced Prince Gustav in Disney Junior's Sofia the First. However, his only big Disney role is the starring role as Jude Foster on Freeform's drama series The Fosters.