My favourite actorsby donkey83 | created - 07 Jan 2012 | updated - 15 Mar 2012 | Public
Actor | Thank You for Smoking
Cameron was born in Victoria, British Columbia, on January 26, 1993. He resides in Vancouver, British Columbia. At the age of 6, he was filming his first commercial. In 2002, at only 9 years of age, he worked in his first lead role in the movie Godsend (2004), alongside Academy award-winner Robert ...
2. Cole Sprouse
Actor | Riverdale
Cole Mitchell Sprouse was born in Arezzo, Tuscany, Italy to American parents, Melanie (Wright) and Matthew Sprouse, and was raised in Long Beach, in their native California. Cole began his acting career alongside his identical twin brother at the tender age of six months. From 1993 to 1998 the ...
Actor | Big Daddy
Dylan Sprouse was born August 4, 1992, in Arezzo, Tuscany, Italy, to American parents, Melanie (Wright) and Matthew Sprouse. Sprouse has acted from the young age of six months and continues to do so out of his new home base of NYC after receiving his bachelors degree from NYU. Along with acting, ...
4. Logan Lerman
Actor | The Perks of Being a Wallflower
One of today's leading talents across both independent and mainstream film, Logan Lerman is an immensely talented actor who takes on challenging roles and brings dynamic characters to life on screen.
Logan was born in Beverly Hills, to a Jewish family. His parents are Lisa (Goldman), who worked as ...
Actor | Jerry Maguire
Jonathan was born in Westlake Village, CA to Rhonda and Joe Lipnicki. At the age of five Jonathan Lipnicki received global acclaim as he carried his own with Tom Cruise and Renee Zellweger in the Academy Award-winning film Jerry Maguire. After this breakout role, Jonathan had become a ...
Actor | Mom's Got a Date with a Vampire
Myles Jeffrey was born on October 5, 1990 in Riverside County, California, USA as Myles David Jeffrey. He is an actor and assistant director, known for Mom's Got a Date with a Vampire (2000), Early Edition (1996) and Babe: Pig in the City (1998).
7. Liam Aiken
Actor | A Series of Unfortunate Events
Liam Pádraic Aiken was born January 7, 1990 in New York City, to Moya and Bill Aiken, an MTV producer. His mother was born in Ireland, while his father was an American of Irish descent. It was apparent from the beginning that Liam was a natural actor. After securing a small part on Broadway in the ...
8. Jesse James
Actor | The Butterfly Effect
Jesse James was born in Southern California to Shane and Jaime. He started acting when his father was getting head-shots of himself taken. Shane asked the photographer, who was also a manager, to take photos of Jesse. The photographer/manager agreed and was amazed by the vibrant personality of the ...
Daniel Jacob Radcliffe was born on July 23, 1989 in Fulham, London, England, to casting agent Marcia Gresham (née Jacobson) and literary agent Alan Radcliffe. His father is from a Northern Irish Protestant background, while his mother was born in South Africa, to a Jewish family (from Lithuania, ...
10. Rory Culkin
Actor | Signs
Rory Culkin was born in New York City, New York. He is the youngest son of Kit Culkin, a former stage and child actor, and Patricia Brentrup. He is the brother of Shane Culkin, Dakota Culkin, Macaulay Culkin, Kieran Culkin, Quinn Culkin, and Christian Culkin. His mother, who is from North Dakota, ...
11. Anton Yelchin
Actor | Star Trek
Anton Yelchin was an American actor, known for playing Bobby in Hearts in Atlantis (2001), Chekov in the Star Trek (2009) reboot, Charlie Brewster in the Fright Night (2011) remake, and Jacob in Like Crazy (2011).
He was born in Leningrad (now St. Petersburg), Russia, USSR, to a Jewish family. His ...
12. Jake Lloyd
Jake Matthew Lloyd Broadbent is an American former actor. He is most famous for playing Anakin Skywalker in "Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)." Directed by George Lucas, the movie became the second-highest-grossing film worldwide at the box office, behind only "Titanic (1997)."
13. Jeremy Sumpter
Actor | Peter Pan
Jeremy Robert Myron Sumpter was born on February 5, 1989 in Monterey, California, to Sandra (Johnson) and Gary Sumpter. He was raised in his mother's hometown, Mount Sterling, Kentucky. At a young age, he enjoyed mountain climbing and play with his friends like any other normal kid, but when he ...
14. Max Pirkis
Born in 1989, Max Pirkis performed in several school plays before winning his first role in a motion picture, as the ultra kind and friendly Midshipman Lord Blakeney in the blockbuster Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003) starring Russell Crowe, reading for the part alongside Max ...
15. Alex D. Linz
Actor | One Fine Day
16. Bobby Edner
Actor | Spy Kids 3: Game Over
Bobby Edner was born on October 5, 1988 in Downey, California, USA as Robert Charles Edner. He is known for his work on Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over (2003), Final Fantasy XII (2006) and Porco Rosso (1992).
17. Billy Gilman
Billy Gilman was born on May 24, 1988 in Hope Valley, Rhode Island, USA as William Wendell Gilman III.
Actor | The Sixth Sense
Haley Joel Osment is an American actor who has proven himself as one of the best young actors of his generation. He is the first millennial male to have received an Academy Award nomination for acting.
Osment was born in Los Angeles, California, to Theresa (Seifert), a teacher, and actor Eugene ...
19. Andrew Lawrence
Actor | Bean
Son of Donna and Joe Lawrence, Andrew Lawrence, affectionately called Andy, was born in Philadelphia, PA on the 12th of January, 1988. Starting show biz at age three, Andy Lawrence fits right into the family of stars that he was born into. Andy is loved by people everywhere for his charming smile, ...
20. Mikey Kovar
Actor | Mallrats
21. Aaron Carter
Soundtrack | The Medallion
Aaron Charles Carter was born December 7, 1987 in Tampa, Florida, to Jane Elizabeth (Spaulding) and Robert Gene Carter. He is the younger brother of Nick Carter (the Backstreet Boys) and has three sisters.
He began his music career at age seven, singing lead for the band "Dead End" for two years. He...
22. Michael Angarano
Actor | Sky High
Angarano was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Doreen and Michael P. Angarano. He is of Italian descent. His family owns and operates three successful dance studios; two in New York (Brooklyn and Staten Island) and one in California (Los Angeles) called Reflections in Dance. His mother is the ...
Actor | Animal Kingdom
Spencer Treat Clark is from the New York City suburbs. He began acting at an early age, appearing in films like Gladiator and Unbreakable. He attended Columbia University in New York City where he studied political science and economics. His older sister, Eliza Clark, is a playwright and ...
24. Tom Felton
Actor | Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Tom Felton was born in Epsom, Surrey, to Sharon and Peter Felton. He has been acting since he was 8 years old at the suggestion of an actress friend of his family who recognized Felton's theatrical qualities. Felton met with an agent, and two weeks later, after auditioning with over 400 other ...
25. Cameron Finley
Actor | Hope Floats
Cameron Finley was born August 30th, 1987 in Garland, Texas. Always the energetic kid, his parents took him to an acting seminar near his Texas home at age three. It was there they found energy wasn't the only thing he had...wrapped up in the energy was a very talented actor. He landed his first ...
26. Robert Vito
Actor | Spy Kids 3: Game Over
27. Matt O'Leary
Actor | Frailty
Actor | Dear White People
At a very young age, Amedori discovered he had the natural ability to learn and play music. This creative outlet quickly ignited his love for all things creative. Throughout his growing career, he has had the privilege to work with and learn from some of the smartest and brightest people in ...
29. Courtland Mead
Actor | The Little Rascals
30. Jesse McCartney
Actor | Keith
Born April 9, 1987 in Ardsley, New York, to Ginger and Scot McCartney, Jesse began his career in theater with a national revival tour of The King and I with Hayley Mills (1997/98), and a notable New York Production of A Christmas Carol (1998) with Roger Daltrey. Jesse got the part of 'Adam Chandler...
31. Martin Spanjers
32. Will Rothhaar
Actor | Killing Kennedy
Will Rothhaar was born in New York City on January 12, 1987. He made his stage debut in 1991. At the age of 4, he made his acting debut as Sonny in "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof," at Pennsylvania's Allenberry Playhouse. Since then, his career has grown to include extensive work in film, television, ...
33. Trevor Morgan
Actor | Mean Creek
Trevor Morgan is an actor, director and writer. He was born in Chicago, IL to Lisa Morgan and Joe Borrasso. The actor Joey Morgan is one of his siblings.
Trevor begin acting at age five working on numerous TV shows and commercials even appearing on a Life cereal box. His acting breakthrough came ...
34. Ryan Kelley
Actor | Teen Wolf
Ryan Kelley is an American actor probably best known for his starring role on the popular MTV television series "Teen Wolf". For 4 seasons as "Deputy Sheriff Jordan Parrish" Ryan used his badge and his supernatural abilities as a Hellhound to protect the town of Beacon Hills from evil on this ...
35. Shia LaBeouf
Actor | Honey Boy
Shia Saide LaBeouf was born in Los Angeles, California, to Shayna (Saide) and Jeffrey Craig LaBeouf, and is an only child. His mother is from an Ashkenazi Jewish family, while his father has Cajun (French) ancestry. His parents are divorced. He started his career by doing stand-up comedy around ...
36. James Kirk
Actor | She's the Man
James Kirk was born on May 2, 1986 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada as James Nichol Kirk. He is known for his work on She's the Man (2006), Final Destination 2 (2003) and X2: X-Men United (2003).
37. Jamie Bell
Actor | Billy Elliot
Described by top film critic Mark Kermode as an "unbelievably versatile" actor, Jamie Bell was born in 1986 in Billingham, England, UK, to Eileen (Matfin) and John Bell, a toolmaker. He comes from a family of dancers including his grandmother, mother, aunt, and sister. It was at his sister's dance ...
38. Justin Berfield
Actor | Malcolm in the Middle
Justin Tyler Berfield was born on the 25th of February, 1986, and resides in Los Angeles. Born and raised in California, he has been acting since he was 5 years old when he landed a part in a commercial for Folgers Coffee. He has appeared in over 22 national television commercials including an ...
39. Miko Hughes
Actor | Kindergarten Cop
Miko started his acting career in a public service announcement when he was 22 months old and followed that up by appearing in his first feature film at 27 months old. Since that early start Miko has consistently been one of the busiest young actors in Hollywood. Miko is best known on film for his ...
40. Mason Gamble
Actor | Dennis the Menace
Mason began his film-acting career at age six when director Harold Ramis cast him in Groundhog Day (1993). Three months later, Mason won the title role in the hit comedy, Dennis the Menace (1993). He was chosen from twenty thousand other hopefuls in a nationwide casting call launched by John Hughes...
42. Frankie Muniz
Actor | Agent Cody Banks
Frankie was born in Wood-Ridge, New Jersey, to Denise, a nurse, and Francisco Muniz III, a restaurateur. His father is of Puerto Rican heritage and his mother is of Irish and Italian descent. Frankie was home-schooled since Grade Six. He started his acting career performing the role of Tiny Tim in ...
44. Chris Trousdale
Actor | The Candlelight Murders
Born in Port Richey, Florida, and raised in Dearborn, Michigan, Chris Trousdale was a natural performer, who at only three years of age was drawn to the bright lights of the stage. Chris began his Broadway career when he was eight years old, touring with the production of "Les Miserables," where he...
45. Greg Raposo
Actor | Return to Sleepaway Camp
Greg Raposo was born on May 3, 1985 in Manhasset, New York, USA as Gregory Frank Raposo. He is an actor and composer, known for Return to Sleepaway Camp (2008), The Biggest Fan (2002) and Side Streets (1998). He has been married to Julie Cordero since September 27, 2014.
46. Matt Ballinger
Actor | Fallen
Matt Ballinger was born on April 22, 1985 in Westchester, New York, USA as Matthew Samuel Ballinger. He is an actor, known for Fallen (2008), Brilliant Mistakes (2013) and Law & Order (1990). He has been married to Danielle Manning since August 24, 2013. They have one child.
47. Emile Hirsch
Actor | Into the Wild
Emile Davenport Hirsch was born in Palms, California, to Margaret Esther (Davenport), a teacher and visual artist, and David M. Hirsch, an entrepreneur and producer. He grew up in Los Angeles and Santa Fe, New Mexico, and having been introduced to acting while still at school, he got his first ...
49. David Gallagher
Actor | 7th Heaven
David Lee Gallagher was born on February 9, 1985 in College Point, New York, to Elena (Lopez) and Darren James Gallagher. His stepfather is Vincent Casey. David is of Irish (father) and Cuban (mother) descent. At not even two years old, he landed his first print ad job and he has since done ...
51. Michael Cuccione
Actor | 2gether
Michael James Cuccione was born in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada on January 5th, 1985, to Domenic and Gloria Cuccione. In 1994, when he was only 9 years old, he was diagnosed with 2A Hodgkin's Disease. He recovered from two bouts of the cancer, but was left with permanent damage to and around ...
52. Kevin Zegers
Actor | Transamerica
Kevin Joseph Zegers started acting at the tender age of six. He has starred in more than 40 films, including Air Bud (1997), Dawn of the Dead (2004), and Transamerica (2005), and has also appeared in several modeling campaigns.
Kevin was born in Woodstock, Ontario, to Mary-Ellen (Veldman), a teacher...
56. Joseph Mazzello
Actor | Jurassic Park
Born in Rhinebeck, New York, he got into acting when he was 5 years old, after his sister had appeared in 30-odd commercials. Since then he has acted opposite some of the best actors in Hollywood as a bright, expressive actor with complexity, sensitivity, and emotion. He attended film school at USC...
57. Gregory Smith
Actor | Everwood
Gregory Edward Smith was born in Toronto, Ontario, to Terrea (Oster), an American-born actress, and Maurice Smith, a British-born film producer. His brother is actor Douglas Smith.
Gregory has starred in over 25 feature films, including The Patriot (2000), opposite Mel Gibson and Heath Ledger; ...
59. Reeve Carney
Actor | Snow Falling on Cedars
Reeve Carney originated the role of Peter Parker/Spider-Man, in the record-breaking Broadway musical "Spider-Man: Turn off The Dark" in 2010. A lifelong musician, Reeve jumped at the opportunity to perform a score by U2's Bono and The Edge--not to mention re-team with director Julie Taymor, with ...
60. Ryan Merriman
Actor | Final Destination 3
Ryan Earl Merriman was born in Choctaw, Oklahoma, to Nonalyn and Earl Merriman. He began his acting career doing commercials, print work, vocal performances, and local theater in Oklahoma when he was 8 years old, moving into film and television work at the age of 10.
Most recently Ryan wrapped ...
63. Sean Biggerstaff
Actor | Cashback
Sean Biggerstaff was born to a firefighter and a community education worker. He joined a local drama group and he acted as "Augustus Gloop" in "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory". After that, for six years, he joined the Scottish Youth Theatre. It was there he got his big break when Alan Rickman ...
64. Lucas Black
Actor | Sling Blade
Lucas York Black was born on November 29, 1982, in Decatur, Alabama, to Jan (Keenum), an office worker, and Larry Black, a museum worker. Without any formal acting lessons, Lucas made his film debut with a small part in the Kevin Costner film The War (1994) at the age of 11. The small role helped ...
Actress | Jack
Jer Adrianne Lelliott is the founding artistic director of Coeurage Theatre Company. Theatrical directing highlights include Carla Ching's The Two Kids That Blow Shit Up and Blackbird, as well as Vieux Carré, The Woodsman, and Andronicus for Coeurage. As an actor, she has appeared at The Kirk ...
66. Erik von Detten
Actor | Toy Story
Possessing leading man good looks and undeniable charm, Erik von Detten has proven himself to be an actor of unquestionable talent. Having amassed an impressive resume of feature film and television credits running the gamut from comedy to drama, the young actor has had a lively career.
Erik was ...
67. Kieran Culkin
Actor | Igby Goes Down
Kieran Kyle Culkin was born September 30, 1982 in New York City, New York. He is the son of Kit Culkin, a former stage and child actor, and Patricia Brentrup. He is the brother of Shane Culkin, Dakota Culkin, Macaulay Culkin, Quinn Culkin, Christian Culkin, and Rory Culkin. His mother, who is from ...
68. Brad Renfro
Actor | Apt Pupil
Brad Renfro was born on July 25, 1982 in Knoxville, Tennessee, to Angela Denise McCrory and Mark Renfro, a factory worker. He was discovered at age 10 by director Joel Schumacher and was cast in the motion picture The Client (1994), which starred Susan Sarandon and Tommy Lee Jones. Although this ...
69. Jeffrey Walker
Director | Lambs of God
Jeffrey Walker is an Australian born, multi-award winning director, known for Modern Family, Lambs of God, Chris Lilley's Angry Boys, Dance Academy: The Movie, Jack Irish and Ali's Wedding. Walker started his career as an actor, turning to directing at age twenty. He has worked between the U.S., ...
70. Jonathan Tucker
Actor | The Ruins
Jonathan is a film and television actor born in Boston, Massachusetts, May 31, 1982. While still in third grade, he was a part of a ballet production of "The Nutcracker." After High School he earned admittance to Columbia University in New York City, but instead elected to pursue his acting career....
71. Jonathan Jackson
Actor | Tuck Everlasting
Jonathan Jackson was born in Orlando, Florida, to Jeanine (Sharp), an officer manager, and Dr. Rick Lee Jackson, a family doctor and country musician. He is the younger brother of actor/singer Richard Lee Jackson and Candice E. Jackson. His ancestry includes English, German, Finnish, Scottish, and ...
72. Jon Lee
Soundtrack | One Day
Jon was born on 26 April 1982 in Croydon, England. He acted in his first play at 4 years old. A few years later he landed the lead role in a production of Oliver at the London Palladium. He then went to Sylvia Young Theatre School where people like Baby Spice, Billie Piper and Scott from 5ive also ...
73. Adam Hann-Byrd
Actor | Little Man Tate
Adam Hann-Byrd was born on February 23, 1982 in New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor and writer, best known for his work on Jumanji (1995), The Ice Storm (1997), Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998), and as the title character in Jodie Foster's directorial debut, Little Man Tate (1991).
75. Brian Bonsall
Actor | Family Ties
Brian was born in Torrance California in 1981, and grew up as a child actor in Hollywood. He filled a variety of roles, during his acting career between the ages of three and fourteen, which include "Andy Keaton" on Family Ties (1982); Worf's son "Alexander Rozshenko" on Star Trek: The Next ...
76. Jordan Brower
Actor | Speedway Junky
Jordan Brower was born on October 14, 1981 in Lompoc, California, USA as Jordan Lloyd Brower. He is an actor, known for Speedway Junky (1999), Social Studies (1997) and Teen Angel (1997). He has been married to Whitney Taylor since May 8, 2004. They have one child.
78. Zachery Ty Bryan
Actor | Home Improvement
Zachery Ty Bryan began his entertainment career early as a series regular on the ABC hit sitcom "Home Improvement." As Bryan transitioned from accomplished child actor into teen and adult roles, his career flourished with stints on many other iconic TV series, including "Cold Case", "E.R.", " ...
Actor | The Lion King
Jonathan Taylor Thomas was born Jonathan Taylor Weiss on September 8, 1981 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, to Claudine (Gonsalves) and Stephen Weiss. He has an older brother, Joel, and has Pennsylvania Dutch (German) and Portuguese ancestry. Growing up, he liked the music group Boyz II Men, and his ...
Actor | One Tree Hill
Chad Michael Murray has showcased his brooding good looks and acting talent on television sets and silver screens for two decades. The 6-foot tall star, who resides in Wilmington, North Carolina, is known to audiences of One Tree Hill (2003), where he played the good son, Lucas Scott. The ...
82. Sam Horrigan
Actor | Accepted
Sam Horrigan was born and raised in Northern California. He has starred in over 30 movies and TV shows. Some of his most recognized parts include Spike in Little Giants, Val in the Disney movie Brink!, and Quentin on the Hit TV show Grace Under Fire.. You also might recognize him from One Tree Hill...
84. Austin O'Brien
Actor | Last Action Hero
Austin O'Brien was born on May 11, 1981 in Eugene, Oregon, USA as Austin Taylor O'Brien. He is an actor and producer, known for Last Action Hero (1993), My Girl 2 (1994) and Promised Land (1996). He has been married to Kristin Wurgler since September 3, 2006. They have one child.
85. Alex Vincent
Actor | Child's Play
Alex Vincent was born in New Jersey. He first appeared as Andy Barclay in Child's Play (1988) when he was a six-year-old. Two years, later during the filming of Child's Play 2 (1990), the young actor endured long days and demanding action that would have tried the patience of many an older person. ...
Hayden Christensen was born April 19, 1981 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. His parents, Alie and David Christensen, are in the communications business. He is of Danish (father) and Swedish and Italian (mother) descent. Hayden grew up in Markham, Ontario, with siblings Kaylen, Hejsa, and ...
Actor | Inception
Joseph Gordon-Levitt has completed production on the untitled Henry Joost/Ariel Schulman sci-fi film for Netflix in which he stars opposite Jamie Foxx and on the independent thriller, 7500, written and directed by Patrick Vollarth. Among his other projects, he is in development on a variety of ...
Soundtrack | Trolls
Justin Randall Timberlake was born on January 31, 1981, in Memphis, Tennessee, to Lynn (Bomar) and Randall Timberlake, whose own father was a Baptist minister. At the age of 11, he appeared on the show Star Search (1983), and even though he didn't win, it didn't dampen his ambitions. He also ...
90. Elijah Wood
Elijah Wood is an American actor best known for portraying Frodo Baggins in Peter Jackson's blockbuster Lord of the Rings film trilogy. In addition to reprising the role in The Hobbit series, Wood also played Ryan in the FX television comedy Wilfred (2011) and voiced Beck in the Disney XD animated ...
91. Scott Mechlowicz
Actor | Mean Creek
Scott David Mechlowicz was born in New York City, to Susan (Lehrman) and Morris Mechlowicz. He was raised in Plano, Texas. He graduated from Plano Senior High School and after one semester of university in Texas, he studied at and graduated from UCLA in 2003. His career began with Neverland (2003),...
93. Jake Gyllenhaal
Actor | Nightcrawler
Jacob Benjamin Gyllenhaal was born in Los Angeles, California, to producer/screenwriter Naomi Foner (née Achs) and director Stephen Gyllenhaal. He is the brother of actress Maggie Gyllenhaal, who played his sister in Donnie Darko (2001). His godmother is actress Jamie Lee Curtis. His mother is from...
94. Ryan Gosling
Actor | La La Land
Canadian actor Ryan Gosling is the first person born in the 1980s to have been nominated for the Best Actor Oscar (for Half Nelson (2006)).
He was born Ryan Thomas Gosling on November 12, 1980, in London, Ontario, Canada. He is the son of Donna (Wilson), a secretary, and Thomas Ray Gosling, a ...
95. Ben Foster
Actor | Hell or High Water
Ben Foster was born October 29, 1980 in Boston, Massachusetts, to Gillian Kirwan and Steven Foster, restaurant owners. His younger brother is actor Jon Foster. His paternal grandparents were from Russian Jewish families that immigrated to Massachusetts (his grandfather became a prominent judge in ...
96. Jeremy Jackson
Actor | Baywatch
Jeremy Jackson At the tender age of six, Jeremy Jackson got his first taste of show business, booking his first successful commercial for Mattel. From this Jeremy exploded onto the commercial scene starring in dozens of national network ad campaigns including television and print. In addition to ...
97. Macaulay Culkin
Actor | Home Alone
Macaulay Carson Culkin, one of the most famous American child stars, was born on August 26, 1980 in New York City, New York, USA, as the third of seven children of his father Kit Culkin (a former stage and child actor and also Macaulay's former manager) and mother Patricia Brentrup. He is the ...
98. Corey Carrier
Actor | Nixon
Corey Carrier was born on August 20, 1980 in Middleboro, Massachusetts, USA as Corey Thomas Carrier. He is an actor, known for Nixon (1995), The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (1992) and The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Travels with Father (1996).
100. Thomas Ian Nicholas
Actor | Please Give
Thomas Ian Nicholas joined the Producers Guild of America while producing and acting in his most recent film, ADVERSE, a drama/thriller with a large ensemble cast that includes Mickey Rourke, Sean Astin, Lou Diamond Phillips, Penelope Ann Miller, Matt Ryan and more. In 2018, he produced and starred...