Up-And-Coming Actors I Want To See A Lot More From!by ChrisperNYC | last updated - 15 Apr 2012 | Public
Hollywood is full of the same and the same and the same. This is a list of younger actors I think the world needs to start paying more attention to and that I hope we will all see a lot more of in the coming years!
1. Kyle Gallner
Actor | A Nightmare on Elm Street
Kyle Gallner was born in West Chester, Pennsylvania. He started his career by following his sister along to one of her auditions.
Perhaps best know for his role as Cassidy "Beaver" Casablancas on the CW's lone hit series, Veronica Mars (2004), actor Kyle Gallner had been appearing in films and on ...
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 ...
Actress | Orphan
Isabelle was born in Washington, DC but grew up in Atlanta, Georgia. She has one older sister, Madeline, and her parents are Elina and Nick Fuhrman. Her career began when a casting director from Cartoon Network spotted her waiting for her sister and cast her for one of the shows, Cartoon Fridays. ...
4. Shane Meier
Actor | The Matthew Shepard Story
Shane started his film career when he was just 12-yrs-old playing Clint Eastwood's son in Unforgiven (1992). He got a chance to play his childhood idol on television by playing "Young MacGyver" for a number of episodes of MacGyver (1985). He was flown to LA by Steven Spielberg to audition for Hook ...
7. Fran Kranz
Actor | The Cabin in the Woods
Francis Elliott "Fran" Kranz is an American film, television and Broadway actor. Kranz was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. He started acting in third and fourth grade, and knew from a very young age that he wanted to become an actor. He graduated from Harvard-Westlake School in 1999 and...
8. Ezra Miller
Actor | The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Ezra Matthew Miller was born in Wyckoff, New Jersey, to Marta (Koch), a modern dancer, and Robert S. Miller, who has worked at Workman Publishing and as former senior VP for Hyperion Books. He has two older sisters. Ezra is of Ashkenazi Jewish (father) and German-Dutch (mother) ancestry; he has ...
10. Ryan Kwanten
Actor | True Blood
An Australian actor, Ryan Kwanten was born and raised in Sydney, Australia. He appeared on several TV shows Down Under, including a five year stint on the popular series Home and Away. After graduating from business school at the University of Sydney, he came to Los Angeles for what was supposed to...
11. Leslie Bibb
Actress | Iron Man
Leslie Louise Bibb was born in Bismarck, North Dakota, on November 17, 1974, and raised in Nelson County, Virginia. Later she and her mother, along with her three older sisters, moved to Richmond, where Leslie attended an all-girls Catholic high school, St. Gertrude.
In 1990 The Oprah Winfrey Show (...
12. Theo James
Actor | Divergent
Theo James was born in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom to Jane (née Martin) and Philip Taptiklis. He is the youngest of five children, having two older brothers and two older sisters. He is of one quarter Greek descent, with the rest of his ancestry being English and Scottish.
13. Jacob Blair
Actor | The A-Team
The youngest of three, Blair was born in Red Deer, Alberta, Canada. He lived on a pig farm just outside of Ponoka, Alberta until the age of four, when his family moved to Red Deer. His mother Deborah, a nurse; his father Warren, an entrepreneur and owner of a telecommunications business. Blair, ...
15. Ruth Wilson
Actress | Locke
Ruth Wilson, born on 13 January 1982, is an English actress. She is known for her performances in Suburban Shootout (2006), Jane Eyre (2006), and as "Alice Morgan" in the BBC-TV psychological crime drama, Luther (2010), since 2010. She has also appeared in Anna Karenina (2012), The Lone Ranger (...
16. Mike Vogel
Actor | The Help
Mike Vogel was born on July 17, 1979 in Abington, Pennsylvania, USA as Michael James Vogel. He is an actor and producer, known for The Help (2011), Cloverfield (2008) and She's Out of My League (2010). He has been married to Courtney Vogel since January 4, 2003. They have three children.
17. Aunjanue Ellis
Actress | Men of Honor
Aunjanue Ellis was born in San Francisco, California. She graduated from the Brown University, and later attended New York University's Tisch School of the Arts.
During her career, Ellis performed on Off-Broadway theater, appeared in many film, and had roles on television. In film, she is best known...
19. Douglas Booth
Actor | Jupiter Ascending
Douglas John Booth is an English actor. Booth was born in London, England, the son of Vivien (De Cala), an artist, and Simon Booth, who works in shipping for Citigroup. He has appeared on English television as (Christopher and His Kind (2011), Great Expectations (2011)), starred in the film Romeo &...
Actor | Creed
Michael B. Jordan, middle of three children, was born in Santa Ana, California and raised in Newark, New Jersey by Donna (Davis), and Michael A. Jordan. His middle name Bakari means "noble promise" in Swahili.
Jordan has starred in three of the most critically acclaimed television dramas of the past...