Young Talents

Young, talented actors and actresses :)
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Hailee Steinfeld
Actress, True Grit
Hailee Steinfeld was born on December 11, 1996 in Tarzana, California, to Cheri (Domasin), an interior designer, and Peter Steinfeld, a personal fitness trainer. She has a brother, Griffin. Her uncle is Jake Steinfeld, a fitness trainer, and her great-uncle is actor Larry Domasin. Her father is of Ashkenazi Jewish descent and her mother's ancestry is Filipino...
“ Known for her role in 'True Grit'. She played Mattie Ross, a determined and strong-willed fourteen year old, who hires Reuben J. "Rooster" Cogburn (Jeff Bridges), the toughest U.S marshall and a man with "true grit".

For the same role, she has won numerous awards and was nominated to sereval important awards, such as The Gloden Globe Awards and the Oscar Awards. ” - babydoll1996
 
2.
Sasha Pieterse
Sasha Pieterse was born in Johannesburg, South Africa, to acrobatic dancer parents. At 6 years old, Sasha got her start in television, co-starring as "Buffy" on The WB comedy series Family Affair, opposite Gary Cole. She now returns to series television playing Cole's daughter on Wanted...
“ Known for her role in 'Good Luck Chuck'. She played Anisha, a goth girl who puts a spell on a 10-year old Chuck (Connor Price), so that every single woman he sleeps with will break up with him and marry the next man who asks her out.

Also, she played Andie, a cancer patient in 'House'. She was considered for an Emmy Award for her guest-starring role. ” - babydoll1996
 
3.
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...
“ Known for starring in the film adaptation of 'Kick-Ass', as Hit-Girl, a feminist and strong-willed 11-year old vigilante who her father (Nicholas Cage) has been training to kill, allowing her to fight alongside him to avenge his wife's death.

For the same role, she won a Scream Award for Best Breakthrough Performance – Female. However, she has been nominated to several awards for her leading role, earning positive reviews from critics.

She is also known for her roles in 'Let Me In' and 'Diary Of A Wimpy Kid'.

In 'Let Me In', she starred as Abby, a melancholic and mysterious 12-year old vampire who forms a strong friendship with Owen (Kodi Smit-McPhee), her new neighbour. As it happened with her role in 'Kick-Ass', she earned more nominations and won a Empire Award for Best Newcomer for both roles.

In 'Diary Of A Wimpy Kid', she played Angie Steadman, a street-wise and down-to-earth seventh grader who befriends Greg (Zachary Gordon) and Rowley (Robert Capron), as she guides them through their first year in Middle School. Also for this role, she was nominated to some awards. ” - babydoll1996
 
4.
Liana Liberato
Actress, If I Stay
Liana Liberato was born in Galveston, Texas, the daughter of Rhondelle, a former real estate agent, and George Liberato. Her first significant role came in "Galveston: The Musical" when she was age 7. In the summer of 2005, she attended a week-long acting camp in California, where she attracted the attention of Central Artists...
“ Known for her starring role in 'Trust', in which she played Annie Cameron, a 14-year old who is raped by an online 40-year old pedophile.

For the same role, she won a Silver Hugo Award for Best Actress at the 46th Chicago International Film Festival.

Roger Ebert of the Chicago Sun-Times gave the film four stars out of four, calling Liberato's performance 'remarkable', while praising it as 'one of the year’s best films: Powerfully emotional, yes, but also very perceptive.' ” - babydoll1996
 
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Kodi Smit-McPhee
Actor, The Road
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...
“ Known for his role in 'Romulus, my father' as Raimond. He won the 2007 AFI (Australian Film Institute) Best Young Actor Award for his role in the film.

He his also known for his starring role in 'Let Me In' alongside Chloe Moretz. In the American version of 'Let The Right One In', he played Owen, a 12-year old social outcast who forms a deep bond with his new neighbour, Abby (Chloe Moretz), who is revealed to be a vampire.

For the same role, he was nominated to several awards, including The Critic's Choice Award 2011. He didn't win, but still it was the second time he was nominated for the award. ” - babydoll1996
 
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Callan McAuliffe
Callan McAuliffe is an Australian actor, currently working in the USA, UK and Australia. He was born in Sydney, Australia and ultimately educated at The SCOTS College, wherafter he retains an immunity to - and perhaps even a fondness of - bagpipes. His USA career began in 2009 when Rob Reiner cast him as his romantic lead Bryce in "Flipped"...
“ Known for his role in the film adaptation of "I Am Number Four", as Sam Goode, John Smith's (Alex Pettyfer) introvert and reserved best friend, who's father was abducted by aliens.

He is also known for playing Bryce Loski in the film adaptation of 'Flipped', starring along Madeline Carroll.

Although he hasn't been nominated to any awards for the moment, Callan has shown to be a extremely talented actor. Specially for being well known worldwide for his role in 'I Am Number Four'. ” - babydoll1996
 
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Dylan Minnette
Actor, Prisoners
Dylan Christopher Minnette was born December 29, 1996 in Evansville, Indiana, to Robyn and Craig Minnette. Scouted by an agent in Chicago, Dylan began work on commercial modeling and acting at the age of seven. He later relocated to Los Angeles, CA to continue his acting career. Dylan scored his first major television role at the age of 8...
“ Known for his supporting role in 'Let Me In', as Kenny, the main bully in Owen's school.

For the same role, he was nominated twice to the Young Artist Awards 2011 ; for Best Performance in a Feature Film - Supporting Young Actor and for Young Ensemble Cast, alongside Kodi Smit-McPhee, Chloe Moretz and Jimmy "Jax" Pinchak.


He is also known for starring in the TV Series, Saving Grace, which ended in 2010. He played Clay Norman, Grace's (Holly Hunter) nephew. For the role, he won a Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Series - Young Actor Ten or Under. ” - babydoll1996
 
8.
Georgie Henley
Georgina Helen Henley was born July 9, 1995 in Ilkley, Yorkshire, England, the youngest of three daughters of Mike and Helen Henley. When she was young, she joined a local drama group called "Upstagers". It was there that she started her acting career, participating in stage performances such as "Babushka: A Christmas Story" and "The Pied Piper", prior to landing her first role in a film...
“ Known for her starring role in all of The Chronicles of Narnia film series up to date, playing Lucy Pevensie, the youngest of the Pevensie brothers.

For the moment, she has won the Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Performance by a Youth Female in a Lead or Supporting Role and the Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film — Young Actress Age Ten or Younger in 2006. ” - babydoll1996
 
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Braeden Lemasters
Actor, Easy A
Lemasters was born Braeden Matthew Lemasters in Warren, Ohio on January 27, to Dave and Michelle Lemasters. He and his family then moved to Santa Clarita where they now reside. He has one brother Austin. Lemasters started acting at the age of 9, where he first starred in Six Feet Under as Frankie. He was a series regular on "Men of a Certain Age" where he was Ray Romano's son on TNT...
“ Known for his supporting role in 'Easy A', as a younger version of Woodchuck Todd (Penn Badgley) when being in the eight grade.

He is also known for playing Albert in the TV series, 'Men Of Certain Age", for which he was nominated to an Young Artist Award in 2011 for Supporting Young Actor.

He was also nominated twice for his leading role in 'Love's Unending Legacy', ending up winning a Camie along with cast members Brain Gordon, Mark Griffiths, Erin Cottrell and Dale Midkiff ” - babydoll1996