The Best Young Actors (Current)by doctorjagger | created - 10 Feb 2011 | updated - 21 Dec 2015 | Public
The best young actors currently active.
Actor | Gotham
Cameron Monaghan was born in Santa Monica, California, but he moved to Boca Raton, Florida when he was an infant. He spends his time on both coasts now because he has family in New York, Connecticut, Florida and Los Angeles. He was raised by an only parent, Diane Monaghan.
Cameron's debut TV role as...
2. 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 | The Good Doctor
Zachary Gordon was born on February 15, 1998 in Oak Park, California, USA as Zachary Adam Gordon. He is an actor and director, known for The Good Doctor (2017), Dead of Summer (2016) and Diary of a Wimpy Kid (2010).
This one is an amazing actor. The perfect choice for any lead he gets, including Diary of a Wimpy Kid
4. Sean Berdy
Actor | Switched at Birth
Sean Berdy is an actor who has risen to fame for his portrayal of Emmett in ABC Family's Peabody Award-winning drama, "Switched at Birth". Sean's brilliant depiction of Emmett, cast as a "Deaf James Dean", has earned him legions of fans as well as a nomination for TV Breakout Star by the Teen ...
Actress | Switched at Birth
Vanessa Marano started acting in the theater when she was seven years old, performing in numerous plays at A.C.T. in Agoura Hills, California. She began her professional career with several national commercials.
Marano is most recognized for her roles as "April Nardini", the daughter of "Luke", in ...
Actor | The Killing
Sterling Beaumon is best known for his starring role as 'Young Ben' on ABC's hit series LOST. Since then the accomplished actor has shown his diverse acting skills seamlessly segueing into characters you'd never expect the sweet, well-mannered young actor portray - teenage serial killers on two of ...
He can act really creepy, I hope he doesn't get type-cast. He has a lot of potential.
Actor | Super 8
Joel was born in Monterey, California, and raised in Moscow, Idaho. His parents are both school teachers. He is the youngest of four children and has two older brothers (Caleb and Josh) and an older sister (Chantelle). At age 14, Joel went to visit his brother, Caleb, during summer vacation. His ...
Actor | Let Me In
Kodi was born on June 13, 1996 in Adelaide, Australia, to Sonja Smit and Andy McPhee, who is an actor and professional wrestler. His sister is actress Sianoa Smit-McPhee.
In 2014, Kodi starred in Twentieth Century Fox's Dawn of the Planet of the Apes opposite Andy Serkis, Jason Clarke, Gary Oldman, ...
Actress | Let Me In
Chloë Grace Moretz was born in Atlanta, Georgia, to Teri (Duke), a nurse, and McCoy Lee Moretz, a plastic surgeon. She has four brothers, all older, including actor Trevor Duke-Moretz. Her ancestry is mostly German and English.
Chloë's first two appearances were as Violet in two episodes of the ...
10. Joey Pollari
Actor | American Crime
Pollari started his acting career when he attended a scouting event in downtown Minneapolis with his mother, who was reluctant to take him to the event. He received callbacks the next day from agents who wanted to represent him. Pollari took acting lessons from the Stagecoach Theatre Arts. Pollari ...
11. Asa Butterfield
Actor | Hugo
Asa Butterfield was born in Islington, London, England, to Jacqueline Farr and Sam Butterfield. He began acting at the age of 8, after a talent spotting casting director saw him at his local after school drama club, The Young Actors Theatre in Islington. Following on from a couple of small roles in...
Actor | The Boxtrolls
Isaac has been acting since he was age 11. Currently, he is still studying at school and balancing acting jobs.
Isaac Hempstead-Wright is an English actor. Beginning his professional acting career at the age of eleven, Hempstead-Wright is best known for his role as Bran Stark on the HBO series Game ...
13. Nick Robinson
Actor | Jurassic World
Nick Robinson is best known for his starring role in the critically acclaimed CBS Films "The Kings of Summer." This was followed by shooting a lead role in the Universal action adventure sequel "Jurassic World." Robinson stars alongside Chris Pratt, Judy Greer, Vincent D'Onofrio and Bryce Dallas ...
15. Griffin Gluck
Actor | Just Go with It
Griffin Gluck is among Hollywood's young actors to watch: At age 16 he already has nearly 10 years of acting experience.
Gluck caught the acting bug early when he went to a summer children's showcase of Guys and Dolls at the Palisades Playhouse. At age six he landed a leading role as 'Nathan Detroit...
17. Sean Giambrone
Actor | The Goldbergs
Sean Giambrone portrays younger son "Adam Goldberg" on ABC's comedy series, The Goldbergs (2013), the 11-year-old version of the show's creator, Adam F. Goldberg. Giambrone is also a series regular on Clarence (2013), an animated series on The Cartoon Network. He's the voice of "Jeff Randall", ...
19. George MacKay
Actor | Captain Fantastic
George MacKay was born 13 March, 1992 in Hammersmith, London, England, to Kim Baker, a costume designer, and Paul Christopher MacKay, a stage/lighting manager. His father is Australian.
At the age of ten, George was scouted to audition for a role in the family feature, Peter Pan (2003). He quickly ...
20. Dylan O'Brien
Actor | Teen Wolf
Dylan O'Brien was born in New York City, to Lisa Rhodes, a former actress who also ran an acting school, and Patrick B. O'Brien, a camera operator. His father is of Irish descent and his mother is of English, Spanish, and Italian ancestry. Dylan grew up in Springfield Township, Union County, New ...
21. Jared Gilman
Actor | Moonrise Kingdom
A resident of South Orange, New Jersey, Gilman has attended Newark Academy. He is on his school's cross-country running and fencing teams and he enjoys golf. Gilman had his Bar Mitzvah in 2012. When eleven or twelve years old, he got the co-starring role of Sam Shakusky in Wes Anderson's 'Moonrise ...
22. Corey Fogelmanis
Actor | Girl Meets World
Corey Fogelmanis is best known for his current role as 'Farkle' on Disney's Girl Meets World. Born and raised in California, he is greatly immersed in the world of theatre, television, and photography. Starting his stage career at age 6, Corey has since performed in 18 productions around the ...
23. Ty Simpkins
Actor | Jurassic World
At his young age, Ty Simpkins has proudly accomplished more than most in the world of entertainment - he has starred in two of the biggest blockbusters of all time. Simpkins can be seen opposite Bryce Dallas Howard and Chris Pratt in Universal's dinosaur box office monster hit Jurassic World. Prior...
24. Daniel Sharman
Actor | Immortals
Daniel Sharman was born in London. He began working as an actor at The Royal Shakespeare Company before going on to train for three years at The London Academy of Dramatic Art in 2007. After which he performed in many theatrical productions in London and Europe. He lives in Los Angeles and London.
25. Dylan Sprayberry
Actor | Teen Wolf
Dylan Sprayberry is an American actor and musician known for Man of Steel (2013), Teen Wolf (2011), Shuffle (2011) and Old Dogs (2009). Dylan attended West University Elementary until 2005 when his family moved to California. He has a younger sister, Ellery Sprayberry, who is also an actress. His ...
28. Nat Wolff
Actor | Paper Towns
Nat Wolff is an American actor and singer-songwriter. He was born in Los Angeles, to jazz pianist Michael Wolff and actress/writer Polly Draper. He is the older brother of actor/musician Alex Wolff, and grew up in New York City.
Nat is known for his work starring in the television series The Naked ...
30. Jamie Bell
Actor | Billy Elliot
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 practices that he would stand outside the door and imitate the movements of the ...