Favourite Young Talent

by jamesxff | created - 23 Sep 2013 | updated - 04 Dec 2016 | Public

My favourite young actors and actresses from stage and screen, in no particular order, just as I've added them from IMDb.

1. 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...

Merlin - Mordred Hugo - Hugo Caberet Ender's Game - Ender

2. Chandler Riggs

Actor | The Walking Dead

Chandler Riggs was born on June 27, 1999 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. He is an actor, known for The Walking Dead (2010), Get Low (2009) and Mercy (2014).

Walking Dead.. need I say more?

3. Jimmy Bennett

Actor | Orphan

James 'Jimmy' Bennett was born on February 9, 1996 in Seal Beach, California. He has appeared in guest starring roles on The Guardian (2001), Judging Amy (1999), CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000) and recently Everwood (2002), and has been cast in some of the most successful productions in that ...

No Ordinary Family - JJ

4. Hayden Byerly

Actor | The Fosters

Hayden Byerly is an American actor. Born in Lakewood, Colorado and raised in Littleton, Colorado, Byerly moved to Los Angeles in 2011 to pursue a professional career after winning first prize in an acting competition. He is perhaps best known for his role as youngest sibling Jude Jacob on the ABC ...

Check out The Fosters TV show, great acting.

5. J.J. Totah

Actor | Other People

J.J. Totah is an immensely talented actor, comedian, singer, and writer with a gift for bringing dynamic characters to life. As he fearlessly evolves his body of work with each new project, Totah is fast proving to be one of Hollywood's most engaging and sought after young talents.

Totah can be seen...

Watch this kid doing his stand up act, fantastic.

6. David Mazouz

Actor | Gotham

David (pronounced "Dah-veed") Mazouz, aged 16 as of February 2017, began his acting career in commercials. At eight years old, he landed his first film, Coming & Going (2011), directed by Edoardo Ponti. Shortly thereafter, he was cast in the cable movie Amish Grace (2010). He then landed a role...

Touch along side Kiefer Sutherland and also in Gotham

7. Saxon Sharbino

Actress | Poltergeist

Born and raised in Texas, Sharbino has pursued acting since the age of 9.

In 2012, Saxon Sharbino beat out hundreds of actresses and was cast as the lead in a gritty spy pilot for FOX, creator Karyn Usher and director Brett Ratner. Shortly after, Sharbino was hired as a series regular on the hit ...

Also from Touch, really well done acting.

8. Gage Munroe

Actor | The Shack

Gage Munroe was born on January 4, 1999 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He is an actor, known for The Shack (2017), I Declare War (2012) and PAW Patrol (2013).

I Declare War - really well done movie

9. Devan Cohen

Actor | PAW Patrol

Shortly after his first audition, Devan landed the hero role of the L'il Chef on a "Dan-o-nino Yogurt" commercial. His engaging personality and natural ability won over the producers of the feature film "Jesus Henry Christ" shortly thereafter, and he was cast as the younger version of the lead ...

The last episode of The Yard, the last thing this kid says.. so funny.

10. Maxim Knight

Actor | Falling Skies

Maxim Knight stars in TNT's hit sci-fi drama "Falling Skies." Maxim's performance earned him a Young Artist Award in 2012.

At 13, Maxim has over 60 film, television, commercial & voice over credits.

At the tender age of 7, Maxim booked his first feature film, starring opposite Oscar winner Melissa ...

Falling Skies - Matt

11. Daniel Roche

Actor | Outnumbered

Daniel Roche was born in London on 14th October 1999. He is best known for his role as Ben in the hugely popular sitcom Outnumbered. He has also had minor roles in Casualty and has appeared in an advert for Kingsmill bread. In 2010, he starred as William Brown in Just William. In 2011, he took part...

Outnumbered - Ben

12. Tyger Drew-Honey

Actor | Outnumbered

Tyger was born on 26th January 1996 in Epsom, Surrey. His career started at the age of nine when he was spotted by a top London agent whilst performing in a school production of Treasure Island. The agent was so impressed by Tyger's performance that she signed him up straight away. Just weeks later...

Outnumbered - Jake

13. Isaac Hempstead Wright

Actor | The Boxtrolls

Isaac has been acting since he was age 11. Currently, he is still studying at school and balancing acting jobs.

Isaac Hempstead-Wright is an English actor. Beginning his professional acting career at the age of eleven, Hempstead-Wright is best known for his role as Bran Stark on the HBO series Game ...

Game of Thrones - Bran

14. 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 ...

Fantastic acting in Heart of the Sea

15. Levi Miller

Actor | Pan

Levi Miller was born on September 30, 2002 in Australia as Levi Zane Miller. He is an actor, known for Pan (2015), Red Dog: True Blue (2016) and Jasper Jones (2017).

Pan

16. 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...

Real Steel

17. 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 ...

Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close

18. Ty Simpkins

Actor | Jurassic World

At his young age, Ty Simpkins has proudly accomplished more than most in the world of entertainment - he has starred in two of the biggest blockbusters of all time. Simpkins can be seen opposite Bryce Dallas Howard and Chris Pratt in Universal's dinosaur box office monster hit Jurassic World. Prior...

Jurassic World, Insidious and Iron Man 3.

19. Emjay Anthony

Actor | Chef

Emjay Anthony was born to Trisha and Michael Salazar on June 1, 2003 in Clearwater Beach, Florida. After living a rather normal active family life, he began modeling and was selected for a Werther's Candy national commercial at the age of 4. When Emjay was 5 years old, his family relocated to ...

Superb in Chef

20. Oakes Fegley

Actor | Pete's Dragon

Oakes Fegley is an actor, known for Pete's Dragon (2016), This Is Where I Leave You (2014) and Person of Interest (2011).

Pete's Dragon!

21. Millie Bobby Brown

Actress | Stranger Things

Millie Brown was born in Spain, to British parents. They moved to Orlando, Florida in 2011, where Millie went to acting workshops to pass the time on a Saturday, and it was there that a top Hollywood talent scout called and told Millie's parents that "she has instincts you cannot teach." She ...

Wonderful playing the role of Eleven in Stranger Things

22. Milo Parker

Actor | Mr. Holmes

Milo Parker was born in October 2002 in Ipswich, England as Milo Jared Parker. He is an actor, known for Mr. Holmes (2015), Robot Overlords (2014) and Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016).

Great in Mr. Holmes, The Durrells and Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children.