My Top 50 Up-And-Coming Celebrities

by tbell1826 | created - 31 Jul 2012 | updated - 31 Jul 2012 | Public

1. Cymphonique Miller

Actress | Phineas and Ferb

Cymphonique Miller, is an actress, singer, dancer and writer. This Los Angeles native, is one of Hollywood's biggest teen phenomena and the star of the hit TV show How To Rock. Cymphonique has made a name for herself and built a diverse R&B, Pop and Hip Hop fan base through the Internet before ...

2. Desi Lydic

Actress | The Daily Show

Desi Lydic was born on June 30, 1981 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA as Lani Desmonet Lydic. She is an actress, known for The Daily Show (1996), Awkward. (2011) and We Bought a Zoo (2011). She has been married to Gannon Brousseau since September 13, 2014. They have one child.

3. Valerie Azlynn

Actress | Tropic Thunder

Azlynn was born Valerie Asselin in New London, Connecticut and was raised there. She had open-heart surgery to repair an atrial septal defect at age 13. She attended The Williams School and Waterford High School. She moved to New York City at age 17 to pursue a career as an actress, building her ...

4. Max Schneider

Actor | Love & Mercy

Actor/Singer Max Schneider began performing at the age of three and hasn't stopped since. He started off singing and dancing for family and friends on his living room table, but ended up singing and dancing on a Broadway stage.

He began his professional career in the Broadway musical, 13, and things...

5. Samantha Boscarino

Actress | The Clique

Samantha Boscarino was born on December 26, 1994 in Ventura County, California, USA as Samantha Joann Boscarino. She is an actress, known for The Clique (2008), Zoe Gone (2014) and Parenthood (2010).

6. Lulu Antariksa

Actress | How to Rock

Lulu Antariksa was born on August 22, 1995 in Los Angeles County, California, USA as Lauren Marie-Elizabeth Antariksa. She is an actress, known for How to Rock (2012), Side Effects (2013) and T@gged (2016).

7. Laura Marano

Actress | Austin & Ally

Laura Marano started acting in the theatre when she was five years old. She has done numerous plays at the Agoura Children's Theatre, and continued her acting in many national commercials.

She is now starring in the new Disney Channel pilot, Austin & Ally (2011), where she is playing the title ...

8. Vanessa Marano

Actress | Dear Lemon Lima

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 ...

9. Greg Finley

Actor | The Flash

Greg Finley was born on December 22, 1984 in Portland, Maine, USA as Gregory P. Finley II. He is an actor, known for The Flash (2014), The Secret Life of the American Teenager (2008) and Cold Case (2003).

10. Brandon Beemer

Actor | Days of Our Lives

Brandon Beemer was born on February 27, 1980 in Eugene, Oregon, USA as Brandon Richard Beemer. He is an actor, known for Days of Our Lives (1965), Wrong Cops (2013) and General Hospital (1963).

11. Nadia Bjorlin

Actress | Days of Our Lives

Nadia Bjorlin was born the fifth out of six children. Her parents Ulf Björlin (a Swedish conductor and composer, known to be the worlds most active opera composer during the 20th century) and Fary Bjorlin. Her siblings are Katja, Kaj, Kamilla, Ulf J:r and Jean Paul. (Each sibling have a history of ...

12. Thomas Brodie-Sangster

Actor | Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials

Thomas Brodie-Sangster was born on May 16, 1990 in London, England as Thomas Brodie Sangster. He is an actor and producer, known for Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015), The Maze Runner (2014) and Love Actually (2003).

13. Beau Mirchoff

Actor | I Am Number Four

Beau Mirchoff was born on Friday the 13th of January, 1989, in Seattle, Washington. Two days later, he moved to his family's home in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, on Vancouver Island. His father Bill, is a podiatrist from California and his mother Kelley, is a full-time homemaker from ...

14. Tyler Posey

Actor | Teen Wolf

Tyler was born in Santa Monica, California and lives in the Los Angeles area, with his two dogs. He is the son of Cyndi Garcia (1959-2014) and actor/writer John Posey. His heritage is Irish, English (on his father's side) & Mexican (on his mother's side). He developed an early interest in the art ...

15. Elizabeth Gillies

Actress | Victorious

Elizabeth Gillies (born July 26, 1993) is an American actress, singer and songwriter. Elizabeth began acting professionally at the age of 12. With a strong background in musical theater, Elizabeth made her Broadway debut at age 15, starring as the character "Lucy" in the original Broadway cast of "...

16. Lucas Cruikshank

Actor | Fred

Lucas Cruikshank is a teenage director and actor who got his start by making videos with his cousins John and Katie, and posting them on You Tube. Together, the trio is known as JKL Productions. Lucas decided to make videos by himself a while after he came up with the character you all love, Fred, ...

17. Rachel Crow

Actress | Deidra & Laney Rob a Train

Rachel Crow was born as Rachel Kelly Crow. She is an actress, known for Deidra & Laney Rob a Train (2017), Home: Adventures with Tip & Oh (2016) and Rio 2 (2014).

18. Jake Weary

Actor | It Follows

Jake Weary was born on February 14, 1990 in the USA. He is an actor and composer, known for It Follows (2014), Altitude (2010) and Pretty Little Liars (2010).

19. Ryan Potter

Actor | Big Hero 6

Ryan Potter is an actor, director, martial artist, and photographer. Ryan, though born in the United States, was raised in Tokyo until the age of seven.

Ryan got his start as the lead, "Mike Fukanaga" in Nickelodeon's "Supah Ninjas," (2011-2013) working with the legendary, George Takei, who played ...

20. Grant Gustin

Actor | The Flash

Thomas Grant Gustin was born on January 14, 1990 in Norfolk, Virginia, to Tina Lynne (Sweeney), a pediatric nurse, and Thomas Avery Gustin. In 2008, he graduated from Granby High School and went on to attend the BFA Music Theatre Program at Elon University in North Carolina for two years. He left ...

21. Tammin Sursok

Actress | Aquamarine

Tammin Sursok was born on August 19, 1983 in Johannesburg, South Africa as Tammin Pamela Sursok. She is an actress and writer, known for Aquamarine (2006), Home and Away (1988) and The Young and the Restless (1973). She has been married to Sean McEwen since August 24, 2011. They have one child.

22. Francia Raisa

Actress | Grown-ish

Francia Raisa is a Gracie Award and La Femme Film Festival Rising Star Award recipient and a 2012 Teen Choice, IMAGEN and an ALMA award nominee for her portrayal of Adrian Lee on ABC Family's critically acclaimed series The Secret Life of the American Teenager (2008) and she continues to prove ...

23. Noah Crawford

Actor | My Name Is Earl

Noah Crawford played "young Earl" on the show My Name Is Earl (2005) alongside Ryan Armstrong, who played "young Randy" in 20 episodes. He was normally portrayed as the unruly child who continuously got into trouble. Many of "young Earl's" actions caused items which "grown Earl" would have to add ...

24. Shane Harper

Actor | God's Not Dead

Shane Harper began dancing, singing, and acting in community theater at the age of 9. He was offered agency representation in the spring of 2006, at a regional dance competition. Shane obtained a black belt in Kempo Karate, and is an accomplished musician and songwriter, as well as a professionally...

25. Thad Luckinbill

Actor | Just Married

Thad Luckinbill was born on April 24, 1975 in Enid, Oklahoma, USA as Thaddeus Rowe Luckinbill. He is an actor and producer, known for Just Married (2003), Sicario (2015) and La La Land (2016). He has been married to Amelia Heinle since March 3, 2007. They have two children.

26. Samuel Larsen

Actor | Glee

Samuel Larsen was born on August 28, 1991 in San Francisco, California, USA as Samuel Peter Acosta Larsen. He is an actor, known for Glee (2009), Keana: Candy from Strangers (2013) and The Remains (2016).

27. Damian McGinty

Actor | Glee

Damian McGinty was born on September 9, 1992 in Derry, Northern Ireland as Damian Joseph McGinty Jr. He is an actor, known for Glee (2009), The Glee Project (2011) and Celtic Thunder: Storm (2011).

28. Janel Parrish

Actress | Pretty Little Liars

Janel Parrish is an American actress and singer who portrayed Mona Vanderwaal in Pretty Little Liars (2010).

She was born Janel Meilani Parrish on October 30, 1988 in Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii, to parents Joanne (Mew) and Mark Phillip Parrish. Her mother is of Chinese descent and her father is ...

29. Nathalia Ramos

Actress | Bratz

Nathalia Ramos was born in Madrid, Spain to a Spanish father and Australian mother. Fluent in both English and Spanish, she lived in Madrid, Melbourne and Miami before finally settling in LA at the age of 14. She played Hope Loblaw on the hit show Arrested Development. She is most known for her ...

30. Jade Ramsey

Actress | Gamer

Jade is an English Actress born in Bournemouth, Dorset.

She is most known as Patricia Williamson in the Belgian/American/British Teen Drama Mystery television series of Nickelodeon: House of Anubis.

She has a twin sister, Nikita Ramsay who is also acting.

Her first professional acting job was X-Men 2 ...

31. Owen Benjamin

Actor | The House Bunny

Owen Benjamin was born in 1980 in Oswego, New York, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for The House Bunny (2008), Gaytown (2008) and Jack and Jill (2011).

32. Stephen Rannazzisi

Actor | The League

Stephen Rannazzisi was born on July 4, 1978 in Smithtown, Long Island, New York, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for The League (2009), Paul Blart: Mall Cop (2009) and Big Day (2006).

33. Nick Thurston

Actor | Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Nick Thurston was born in Oakland, California. He has been acting since his childhood, and has trained at several schools. These include the American Conservatory Theater, and the British American Drama Academy in London. He graduated from the University of Southern California with a Bachelors of ...

34. Annie Clark

Actress | Solo

Annie Clark was born on June 4, 1992 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She is an actress, known for Solo (2013), Teen Lust (2014) and Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001).

35. Aislinn Paul

Actress | Freakish

Aislinn Paul was born on March 5, 1994 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Aislinn is best-known for her role as "Clare Edwards" on Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001). She was a recurring character in seasons 6-7, becoming a regular character in season 8 up to season 14. Most recently seen in NBC's mini...

36. Jordan Todosey

Actress | He Never Died

Jordan Todosey was born on February 8, 1995 in Ontario, Canada. She is an actress, known for He Never Died (2015), The Pacifier (2005) and Santa Baby (2006).

37. Megan Park

Actress | The F Word

Megan Park was born on July 24, 1986 in Lindsay, Ontario, Canada as Megan Marie Park. She is an actress and director, known for What If (2013), Charlie Bartlett (2007) and Central Intelligence (2016). She has been married to Tyler Hilton since October 10, 2015.

38. Gracie Dzienny

Actress | Zoo

Gracie Dzienny was born and raised in Toledo, Ohio. Dzienny is the youngest of three siblings and began modeling at the age of five after winning a Loreal contest. Dzienny's modeling career took her to New York where she continued modeling and began appearing in commercials. She is known for her ...

39. Chelsea Kane

Actress | Baby Daddy

Musician and actress Chelsea Kane grew up in Phoenix, Arizona, where she was a member of the Valley Youth Theater.

She made a couple of movie appearances before landing a starring role as both actress and musical performer in Bratz (2007), the movie inspired by the popular toys. Since then she has ...

40. Ana Mulvoy Ten

Actress | American Crime

Ana was born in London but she grew up in Spain and England. Her mother is Spanish and her father is English and she was raised bilingually.

Ana's first lead role was on a Spanish TV show shot in Madrid. She then went on to star on American boarding school drama House of Anubis.

She was nominated for...

41. Luke Bilyk

Actor | Degrassi: The Next Generation

With numerous roles on television and a feature career on the horizon, Luke Bilyk is a young actor whose star is on the ascent.

Born in North York, Ontario, Canada, Luke's passion for acting began at the early age of five. Following that zeal for creating characters, Luke became best known for his ...

42. Melinda Shankar

Actress | How to Be Indie

Melinda Leanna Shankar is a Guyanese-Canadian actress best known for playing Alli Bhandari from the beginning of Season 8 in Degrassi: The Next Generation and Indira "Indie" Mehta on YTV series, 'How to be Indie.' Melinda made her starring mark in 2008 in the 8th season of Degrassi as Alli Bhandari...

43. Brett Davern

Actor | Love & Mercy

Born and raised in Edmonds, Washington, Brett attended Edmonds-Woodway High School. During his summers, he would travel to Stagedoor Manor Theatrical Training Center in upstate New York. After graduating from AMDA in New York he lived and auditioned in the city until landing a lead role in his ...

44. Peyton List

Actress | 27 Dresses

Peyton is well-known for her roles on the hit Disney series Jessie (2011) and Fox's Diary of a Wimpy Kid (2010) film franchise. List most recently wrapped the teen comedy, The Outcasts (2017), for director Peter Hutchings. Her other feature credits include Fox 2000's 27 Dresses (2008) and Summit's ...

45. Stefanie Scott

Actress | Insidious: Chapter 3

Nurturing an impressive body of work that encompasses film and television Stefanie Scott is one of Hollywood's most promising young talents. Best known with the release of Focus Features' and Blumhouse Productions' Insidious: Chapter 3, Stefanie completed all of her own stunts in the film, which ...

46. Moises Arias

Actor | The Kings of Summer

Moises Arias was born on April 18, 1994 in New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for The Kings of Summer (2013), Ben-Hur (2016) and Despicable Me 2 (2013).

47. Mateo Arias

Actor | Kickin' It

Mateo Arias is an actor, known as Jerry on the Disney series Kickin' It, and provided the voice of Antonio Perez in the 2013 animated film Despicable Me 2. Other shows include Yours, Mine & Ours and Good Kids.

Mateo was born on October 31, 1995 in New York City, New York, USA, the son of parents ...

48. Alex Newell

Actor | Geography Club

Alex Newell is an actor, known for Geography Club (2013), Glee (2009) and Super Novas (2016).

49. Chris O'Neal

Actor | Swindle

Chris O'Neal is an actor, known for Swindle (2013), Greenhouse Academy (2017) and Raven's Touch (2015).

50. Halston Sage

Actress | Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse

A charming and striking actress, Halston Sage continues to gain fame, working alongside notable actors and filmmakers. She was most recently seen in the film Before I Fall (2017), based on the 2010 novel of the same name by Lauren Oliver. Later in 2017, Sage will appear on television in Seth ...