15 Most Talented Actors/Actresses Under 25

Not necessarily super talented as actors but very talented in acting or other entertaining categories... or all! :) Enjoy. If I forgot anyone go ahead and tell me, i may fix it if i agree. :D
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1.
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 Jr.' on the show All My Children for which he would eventually Emmy nominations in 2001 and 2002...
“ Age: 23

Jesse's performance in "Keith" is heart-wenching. He makes you like him, hate him, love him in exactly that order all in one film. The short-lived "Summerland" was a great breakthrough for this very talented young man. You'd never expect for this, once, teen-heartthrob to be the voice of the adorable Theodore in "Alvin & The Chipmunks" but it's him. On top of all this his a very well-known and accomplished singer/song-writer with grammy nominations under his belt for his writing on the song "Bleeding Love" by Leona Lewis. Starting out in broadway at a very tender age and moving on up to a early 2000's boyband and having a song on the billboard charts at the age of only 16... it's no doubt that someone at the age 23 Jesse McCartney is one of the most talented actors under the age 25. Jesse's fourth solo album will be released later this month on 12/28/10 and I have very high expectations for it as I do for everything he does for his fans. ” - Chelsea Luna
 
2.
Emma Watson
Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson was born in Paris, France, to English parents, Jacqueline Luesby and Chris Watson, both lawyers. She moved to Oxfordshire when she was five, where she attended the Dragon School. From the age of six, Emma knew that she wanted to be an actress and, for a number of years, she trained at the Oxford branch of Stagecoach Theatre Arts...
“ Age: 20

No one could've played Hermione Granger better. As well as being a talented actress she's intelligent and intellectual and far too humble for what she's achieved. Let's face it... she is by far one of the most beautiful women on the plane earth. Emma is currently attending Brown University & filming "My Week With Marilyn" which I couldn't be more excited for. I'm looking forward to seeing her career after "Harry Potter". ” - Chelsea Luna
 
3.
Zac Efron
Actor, 17 Again
Zachary David Alexander Efron was born October 18, 1987 in San Luis Obispo, California. He is the son of Starla Baskett, a former secretary, and David Efron, an electrical engineer. He has a younger brother, Dylan. His surname, "Efron", is a Biblical place name, and comes from Zac's Polish Jewish paternal grandfather...
“ Age: 23

Yes, he's this far up on my list. I believe that in time Zac could become a very accomplished actor, he just has to keep taking the advice given to him by my all-time favorite actor Leonardo DiCaprio. Like the latter Zac can rip your heart out of your chest & make you melt while he's on screen, especially when they cry. ;) Zac is an incredible vocalist and dancer so for me to not put him on this list would be absolutely absurd. ” - Chelsea Luna
 
4.
Dakota Fanning
Hannah Dakota Fanning was born on the 23rd of February 1994, in Conyers, Georgia, USA, to Heather Joy (Arrington) and Steven Fanning. Her mother played professional tennis, and her father, now an electronics salesman, played minor league baseball. She is of German, Irish, English, French, and Channel Islander descent...
“ Age: 16

I will admit that I haven't seen all of her movies and I'm not a fan of Twilight, but I've seen some amazing work from her, especially for someone of her age. Her performance in "Man on Fire" was nothing short of spectacular. I definitely see oscar nominations in her future. ” - Chelsea Luna
 
5.
Abigail Breslin
Academy Award-nominated actress Abigail Breslin is one of the most sought-after actors of her generation. Her unique and charismatic talents have contributed to her versatile roles in both comedy and drama. Most recently, Breslin starred in the first season of the horror-comedy series, Scream Queens...
“ Age: 14

Every performance of hers I've ever seen I've absolutely loved. The best thing about her is she's not type-casted, she's obviously a very diverse young actress and has the potential to be something great. ” - Chelsea Luna
 
6.
Tom Felton
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 children, he landed an international commercial campaign and went abroad to work...
“ Age: 23

Acting since the age of 8, Tom in real-life is nothing like his onscreen character Draco Malfoy. He's a rather kind and charming individual, from what I can see. Although he's known as the evil bleach-blonde Malfoy in the "Harry Potter" series his first major role was in the Oscar nominated film "Anna and the King". Of all the actors from "Harry Potter" Tom has had the most acting experience and has 3 projects in the works after the epic series. Like Emma Watson I'm looking forward to his career after his most notorized films. In addition to his acting experience Tom Felton is a wonderful musician & has recently been added on to a record labe. You can find his music on youtube or buy his songs on itunes or www.sixstringproductions.com ” - Chelsea Luna
 
7.
Daniel Radcliffe
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, Poland...
“ Age: 21

I love this man more than life! He really is a beatifully talented actor & singer. I wish they would've released "Equus" on film for the whole world to see. It makes me sad to think that he'll forever be known as "Harry Potter". Although I love those movies more than any other Potter fanatic, I know that he can do EVEN better than what he already has. His performance in "December Boys" was well done & I wish it got more recognition. Even with his busy acting schedules he always has time for more work & for his fans. As like most of his "Harry Potter" co-stars, he remains rather humble for someone of his achievements. After "Deathly Hallows: Pt 2" is released Daniel will be acting in "The Woman in Black" and I'm almost positive his performance will be splendid. ” - Chelsea Luna
 
8.
Logan Lerman
Logan was born in Beverly Hills, to a Jewish family. His parents are Lisa (Goldman), who worked as his manager, and Larry Lerman, an orthotist and businessman. He has two siblings, Lindsey and Lucas, both older. His relatives operate the orthotics and prosthetics company Lerman & Son, which was founded by his great-grandfather, Jacob Lerman...
“ Age: 18

"Wow!" is all I can say. If you look at Logan's resume I'll bet you're surprised of all the roles he's played. He's worked with some very big actors such as; Drew Barrymore, Jim Carrey, Russel Crowe, Ashton Kutcher, Gerard Butler, Christian Bale and even Mel Gibson. With all he's done it's a surprise he's remained under the radar for all these years and he has not become nearly as recognized as his doppelganger Zac Efron. He does so well in "The Butterfly Effect" as a young Evan & of course in his most notable roles as Simon in "Gamer" & Percy in "Percy Jackson & The Lightening Thief". I can't wait to see how his upcoming "The Three Musketeers" turns out. ” - Chelsea Luna
 
9.
Aly Michalka
Actress, Easy A
Aly Michalka was born in Torrance, California, to Carrie (Begley), a musician, and Mark Michalka, who owns a contracting company. She has German, as well as English, Irish, Scottish, and Welsh, ancestry. Aly began acting at the age of five in stage productions by churches her family attended outside Seattle...
“ Age: 21

Also known as Aly, she's most well-known for her Disney Channel role in "Phil of the Future" but she has certainly broken through from that. Most recently seen in "Easy A" & the CW's "Hellcats" it's clear to see she has what it takes. Aly and her sister A.J. have quite the fan base for their pop music duo Aly & A.J. They sing & play guitar which is rather fantastic. ” - Chelsea Luna
 
10.
“ Age: 18

He's so adorable I want to put him in my pocket. "August Rush" & "Finding Neverland" were incredible and he completely blew me away. I really hope to see more of him in the near future. ” - Chelsea Luna
 
11.
Rupert Grint
Rupert Alexander Lloyd Grint was born in Harlow, Essex, England, the elder son of Joanne (Parsons) and Nigel Grint, who dealt in memorabilia. The first of 5 children, Rupert has one brother and 3 sisters. His brother James was born when Rupert was a year old, Georgina and Samantha were born in 1993 and 1996 respectively, and last, but not least, Charlotte, who was born in 1999...
“ Age: 22

It may just be me, but this red head is definitely easy on the eyes & he's quite a good actor. "Cherrybomb" was a role I never expected him to take part in & I especially didn't have the highest expectations for it, but I was wrong. He did a fantastic job in it and "Wild Target" His "darker" role in "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Pt 1" will always be remembered as his breakaway. I have no doubt that he'll do well outside of playing Ron Weasley. ” - Chelsea Luna
 
12.
Jaden Smith
Jaden Smith is a movie actor, known for The Pursuit of Happyness (2006), The Karate Kid (2010) and After Earth (2013). In addition to being an actor he is also a dancer, songwriter and rapper who won an MTV award for his performance in The Pursuit of Happyness. He co-starred with his father Will Smith in both The Pursuit of Happyness and in the 2013 science fiction film After Earth...
“ Age: 12

Oh Jaden! Not only is he the most adorable child on the planet but he definitely has learned a thing or two from his father & if he's anything like him, i think he'll fit in just fine in the industry. I loved him in "Pursuit of Happyness" & know that "The Karate Kid" just may, eventually, be almost as big as the original. I see this young actor going a long way. ” - Chelsea Luna
 
13.
Chloë Grace Moretz
Actress, Kick-Ass
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 series The Guardian...
“ Age: 13

She's probably the biggest 13 year old BAMF, in the terms of Dane Cook, ever born. And with 8 projects in the making I know that in given time she'll be a huge success. ” - Chelsea Luna
 
14.
Emile Hirsch
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 acting job on TV at the age of 11 in an episode of Kindred: The Embraced...
“ Age: 25

I think Emile Hirsch is one of the most under-rated actors of this generation. He certainly deserved an oscar nomination for his role in "Into The Wild" and he was very good in "Alpha Dog" as well. When you look at his earliest films and performances you don't expect much from anything he may have to offer, but i promise you you'll be disappointed if you don't watch them. I really hope people will being to take him more seriously & not just think of him as the guy from "The Girl Next Door" & "Speed Racer" because he's fantastic if given the right role and only a fool would doubt it. Happy to see he's working on several upcoming projects. I'll certainly be watching. :) ” - Chelsea Luna
 
15.
Shia LaBeouf
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 places in his neighborhood...
“ Age: 24

If I didn't put him on this list I probably would've gotten my head chewed off. But he deserves to be here. Although I prefer him in his "Even Stevens" day I must admit he's definitely walked far from where everyone expected him to be. In my opinion "Tru Confessions" is his best role to date but I see more great work for him in the days coming. ” - Chelsea Luna