Best Child Actors

by baytobay1 | created - 06 Oct 2012 | updated - 06 Oct 2012 | Public

Best Child Actors- not in any order

1. Bailee Madison

Actress | Bridge to Terabithia

This young actress has worked with a number of the industry's biggest stars in a variety of diverse and challenging roles. She won rave reviews and a Critics Choice Movie Award nomination for her powerful work on the feature film, Brothers (2009), opposite Tobey Maguire, Natalie Portman and Jake ...

2. Joey King

Actress | Independence Day: Resurgence

Joey King started acting professionally when she was four years old. A national spot for Life Cereal was Joey's first commercial. It has been said that Joey inherited the love of acting from her grandmother, who used to perform in live theater.

She has appeared in several television shows and movies...

3. Isabella Crovetti

Actress | Joy

Isabella Cramp began her acting career in the fall of 2010. As both her parents have careers in the industry, Isabella is no stranger to the world of film and television.

It wasn't long before Isabella was signed with the Osbrink talent agency, one of the top children's talent agencies in Los ...

4. Max Charles

Actor | The Strain

At just 13 years of age, Max Charles is already an industry veteran, landing coveted roles on and off the big screen and working with some of Hollywood's most respected and acclaimed actors, writers and directors.

Most recently, this charismatic and endearing young talent was nominated as "Best ...

5. Landry Bender

Actress | The Sitter

Landry Bender is an American actress best known for playing the role of Cleo Bernstein in the Disney XD series Crash & Bernstein, and playing Blithe Pedulla in the 2011 film The Sitter. She plays one of the lead roles, Cyd, in the Disney Channel sitcom, Best Friends Whenever along with Lauren ...

6. Cole Jensen

Actor | Daredevil

Cole Jensen was born on August 16, 2001. He is known for his work on Daredevil (2015) and Crash & Bernstein (2012).

7. Ashley Boettcher

Actress | Lost in Oz

Ashley Boettcher was born on September 3, 2000 in Texas, USA. She is known for her work on Lost in Oz (2015), Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street (2014) and Aliens in the Attic (2009).

8. Cheyenne Alexis Dean

Actress | Click

Cheyenne Alexis Dean is an actress, known for Click (2006) and Dragon Wars: D-War (2007).

9. Daisy Tahan

Actress | The Nice Guys

Daisy Tahan is an actress, known for The Nice Guys (2016), Little Fockers (2010) and A Most Violent Year (2014).

10. Abigail Droeger

Actress | Bedtime Stories

Abigail Droeger was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. She began auditioning at the age of 5 1/2 and debuted in October 2003 in a Meijer Foods commercial called Spinach that won 7 international advertising awards. Abigail has numerous film, television, theatre, commercial, and voice over credits...

11. Miranda Cosgrove

Actress | Despicable Me 2

Miranda Taylor Cosgrove was born May 14, 1993 in Los Angeles, California, to Christina (Casey) and Tom Cosgrove, who owns a dry-cleaning business. She was discovered at a young age singing and dancing around a table in a restaurant, where an agent saw her talent and quickly signed her. Miranda's ...

12. Kiernan Shipka

Actress | Carriers

Kiernan Shipka was born in Chicago, Illinois, to John Young Shipka, a real estate developer, and his wife, Erin Ann, a one-time queen of Chicago's St. Patrick's Day parade. The family relocated to Los Angeles when she was six to support her acting career. Kiernan got her black belt in taekwondo in ...

13. Elle Fanning

Actress | Super 8

Mary Elle Fanning was born on the 9th of April 1998 in Conyers, Georgia, USA, to Heather Joy (Arrington) and Steven J. 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 ...

14. Dakota Fanning

Actress | War of the Worlds

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 ...

15. Chloë Grace Moretz

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 ...

16. Bella Marina Marcello

Actress | My Mother/Agent

Bella Marina Marcello is an actress, known for My Mother/Agent (2010), Mt. Feathertop (2011) and We Deserve the Right! (2011).

17. Abigail Breslin

Actress | Little Miss Sunshine

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.

Recently, Breslin headlined the first season of the horror-comedy series, Scream Queens (2015)...

18. Chandler Canterbury

Actor | Knowing

Chandler was born and raised in Houston, Texas. He is the middle child of three with an older brother and a younger sister. Chandler has always resided full time in Houston and attends public school despite steadily working in the film industry.

Chandler began his film career playing a young version...

19. Dakota Goyo

Actor | Real Steel

Dakota Goyo was born in Toronto, Canada, to Debra Goyo, a former model and singer, and David Goyo. His siblings, Devon Goyo and Dallas Goyo, have also acted. He has Italian and Scottish ancestry.

Goyo appeared in his first commercial as an infant. His television debut came at the age of 5 in the CBS...

20. Nathan Gamble

Actor | The Mist

Nathan Gamble was born on January 12, 1998 in Tacoma, Washington, USA. He is an actor, known for The Mist (2007), The Dark Knight (2008) and Babel (2006).

21. Atticus Shaffer

Actor | The Unborn

Atticus Ronald Shaffer was born on June 19, 1998 to Ron and Debbie Shaffer, with whom he resides in Acton, California. Atticus was discovered by his manager in 2006 and soon landed a guest starring role in the series The Class (2006). That role led him to the role of Brick in the original ABC pilot,...

22. Ariel Winter

Actress | Sofia the First

Ariel Winter is one of Hollywood's most promising young talents with notable roles both in both television and film. Ariel stars on ABC's critically acclaimed and Emmy® winning hit series, "Modern Family (2009)." Winter plays 'Alex Dunphy,' the brainy middle child in the Dunphy family, opposite Ty ...

23. Tom Holland

Actor | Spider-Man: Homecoming

Thomas Stanley Holland was born in Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey, to Nicola Elizabeth (Frost), a photographer, and Dominic Holland (Dominic Anthony Holland), who is a comedian and author. His paternal grandparents were from the Isle of Man and Ireland, respectively. He lives with his parents and ...

24. Charlie Tahan

Actor | I Am Legend

Charlie Tahan was born on June 11, 1998 in Glen Rock, New Jersey, USA as Charles Tahan. He is an actor, known for I Am Legend (2007), Charlie St. Cloud (2010) and Frankenweenie (2012).

25. Cainan Wiebe

Actor | The Twilight Saga: Eclipse

Cainan Wiebe was born on August 27, 1995 in British Columbia, Canada. He is an actor, known for The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010), Sanctuary (2008) and Supernatural (2005).

26. Max Records

Actor | Where the Wild Things Are

Max Records was born on June 18, 1997 in Portland, Oregon, USA. He is an actor, known for Where the Wild Things Are (2009), I Am Not a Serial Killer (2016) and The Brothers Bloom (2008).

27. 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...

28. Nolan Gould

Actor | Modern Family

Nolan Gould was born on October 28, 1998 in New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for Modern Family (2009), Friends with Benefits (2011) and The To Do List (2013).

29. Robert Capron

Actor | Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Robert began his acting career when he was eight years old by enrolling in an after school drama program sponsored by Trinity Repertory Company. Later that year he landed a role as Turkey Boy in Trinity's production of A Christmas Carol. Since that time Robert has performed a variety of roles on ...

30. Bradley Steven Perry

Actor | Lab Rats: Elite Force

In 2007, Perry began his professional acting career at the age of 8 with small roles in the films Choose Connor, and Magnificent Max. The following year, he made his television debut with a guest-starring role on the CBS crime-drama Without a Trace. Over the next year, Perry continued to appear in ...

31. Thomas Horn

Actor | Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close

Thomas Horn won on "Jeopardy!" during Kids Week with an earning of 31,000 after wagering 12,000 during Final Jeopardy. His acting career kicked off when he was cast in the feature film Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, which was based on the 2005 novel by Jonathan S. Foer. This drama received a ...

32. Rico Rodriguez

Actor | Modern Family

Rico Rodriguez was born on July 31, 1998 in College Station, Texas, USA. He is an actor, known for Modern Family (2009), The Muppets (2011) and Epic Movie (2007).

33. CJ Adams

Actor | The Odd Life of Timothy Green

Cameron John "CJ" Adams, was born and raised in Rhode Island on April 6, 2000, to Donna and Matt Adams. His father is an author, golf expert and host of a show on SiriusXM satellite radio. CJ is best known for his role as Timothy Green in the 2012 film The Odd Life of Timothy Green, which earned ...

34. Maxwell Perry Cotton

Actor | Elysium

Maxwell Perry Cotton was born on May 7, 2000 in San Diego, California, USA. He is an actor, known for Elysium (2013), Gangster Squad (2013) and Like Dandelion Dust (2009).

35. Jared Gilmore

Actor | Once Upon a Time

Jared Gilmore was born on May 30, 2000 in San Diego, California, USA as Jared Scott Gilmore. He is an actor, known for Once Upon a Time (2011), The Back-up Plan (2010) and Mad Men (2007).