Tyler was born in San Diego, California. He is a third generation Greek American. He attends UCLA (Film Studies) along with a full-time acting career. His brother Blake and sister Phaedra are also actors.
He played the role of Young King Leonidas in the Warner Brothers blockbuster film "300". He appears in the 2 hour special (2010) of Brothers & Sisters (ABC)episode: 'Time After Time' as Young Aaron. He will be seen in the new television police drama The Terriers on FOX.
Recent feature films include Reconciliation, Freeway Killer and Signal Lost. Tyler has appeared in numerous national television commercials, print ads, and has lent his voice to many radio and television commercials and voiceovers including the feature film, My Life in Ruins. He has appeared in such popular television shows as ER, Crossing Jordan and The Guardian. Some of Tyler's earlier works include roles in such feature films as The Big Brass Ring, playing William Hurt as a child, The Young Filmmaker's Club, Wednesday's Child, Black and Blue and Romantic Weirdos. He also made appearances on various television shows as Power Rangers, Prey, Crimestrike and The Disney Channel. He guest starred in Criminal Minds in 2012.