2013 Young Hollywood Stars to Watch

Predictions for breakout stars in 2013. Uber talented young actors on the cusp of massive (or, for some, mega) stardom this year.
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Mackenzie Foy
Actress, Interstellar
Mackenzie Christine Foy was born 10 November, 2000. She began her career as a child model in 2004, working for Garnet Hill, Polo Ralph Lauren, and Guess Kids. She has also modeled in print ads for companies such as Rubbermaid, Jones Apparel Group,The Walt Disney Company, Mattel, Target Corporation, Talbots, Guess and Gap...
“ This very young talent mesmerized us in "Twilight" as the daughter of Edward and Bella, and has several other films in progress. Excited to see her with Vera Farmiga in "The Conjuring" ” - tessajames1
Elle Fanning
Actress, Maleficent
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 Islander descent...
“ Older sister Dakota may have paved the way for her, but Elle is a star on her own with 13 feature films to her credit, including the much anticipated "Sleeping Beauty" remake, "Maleficent"with Angelina Jolie. ” - tessajames1
Josh Hutcherson
Joshua Ryan Hutcherson was born on October 12, 1992 in Union, Kentucky to Michelle Fightmaster Hutcherson, who worked for Delta Air Lines, and Chris Hutcherson, an EPA analyst. He has one younger brother, Connor Hutcherson. From the age of four, Josh knew that he wanted to be an actor. In order to pursue his goal, Josh and his family moved to Los Angeles when he was nine-years-old...
“ The "Hunger Games" and "Catching Fire" actor is already a bonafide star, and is well on his way to mega stardom status. His next project is a lead character opposite Benicio Del Toro in Paradise Lost, the drama about notorious drug kingpin Pablo Escobar. ” - tessajames1
Samantha Logan
Actress, Polaroid
Born in Boston, Samantha Jade moved to New York CIty at the age of ten. A triple-threat, Samantha immediately began getting cast in national commercials, live vocal & dance performances and theatre. Her television credits include roles on Gossip Girl and Law & Order: SVU, and Samantha made her feature film debut in "Detachment"...
“ This teen breakout star from ABC's spooky drama "666 Park Avenue", stood out as the young clairvoyant, alongside megastars Vanessa Williams and Terry O'Quinn. One to watch, she is rumored to be hitting the big screen in 2013. ” - tessajames1
Zoe Kazan
Actress, Ruby Sparks
Zoe Swicord Kazan was born in Los Angeles, California, to screenwriters Nicholas Kazan and Robin Swicord. She is the granddaughter of director Elia Kazan. She is of Greek (from her paternal grandfather), English, and German descent. Kazan received her BA in Theater from Yale University. In the fall of 2006...
“ The "Ruby Sparks" star and grand-daughter to legendary director Elia Kazan, is earning respect on her own. ” - tessajames1
Dane DeHaan
Actor, Chronicle
Dane DeHaan has made a formidable impression on film and television audiences and is one of the industry's most sought after actors of his generation. Dane is shooting Gore Verbinski's A Cure for Wellness and will soon begin production starring in Luc Besson's Valerian. DeHaan has recently finished shooting the indie...
“ His breakout rome was on HBO's "In Treatment" and this young talent now has several feature films to his credit, including the upcoming "Amazing Spider Man 2". ” - tessajames1
Juno Temple
Juno was born in England into a showbiz family. Her mother is a producer, Amanda Temple, and her father is the film director, Julien Temple. She was named 'Juno' after her parents took a visit to the Grand Canyon, during pregnancy, and found they were standing on a butte of Cape Final known as Juno Temple. She has English and Scottish ancestry...
“ British beauty from "The Dark Knight Rises" has 7 upcoming feature films including "Maleficent". ” - tessajames1
Isabelle Fuhrman
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. Isabelle's first acting gig came in 2006 when she booked a commercial for Rooms to Go furniture...
“ This teen is made a name for herself up on the big screen in "The Hunger Games" and already has a few more films in the pipeline, including "After Earth" with Will Smith. ” - tessajames1
Jamie Campbell Bower
Jamie Campbell Bower was born in London, England, to Anne Elizabeth (Roseberry), a music manager, and David Bower, who works for Gibson Guitar Co. His 4 times maternal great-grandfather was Sir John Campbell, the 7th Baronet of Ardnamurchan and Airds. Jamie is also the lead singer in a band called "Counterfeit"...
“ British actor who got his big break in "Sweeney Todd" opposite Johnny Depp, now best known for his role in the Twilight films, can next be seen in "The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones". ” - tessajames1
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...
“ It would be easier to list the films this young star has not appeared in this past year, and with 5 more in the works for this talented young actress is well on her way to becoming a mega-star. ” - tessajames1
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 films...
“ This young British talent who captured our hearts in "the Boy in the Striped Pyjamas" is set to star in "Ender’s Game", opposite Harrison Ford. ” - tessajames1
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...
“ How do you top an Academy Award nomination for "True Grit" at the age of 14? Easy, just work on 7 more films including the much anticipated "Romeo and Juliet". ” - tessajames1
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...
“ Speaking of "Romeo & Juliet" ... this young Aussie actor has a long list of exciting films on the horizon to add to his impressive body of work. We're most excited about "a Birder's Guide to Everything" opposite Ben Kingsley. ” - tessajames1
India Eisley
Eisley was born on October 29, 1993, in Los Angeles, California, to musician David Glen Eisley and actress Olivia Hussey. Her grandfather was actor Anthony Eisley. Eisley and her mother appeared together in the movie Headspace. After small roles in various independent films, Eisley gained a major role in The Secret Life of the American Teenager...
“ Blue eyed beauty best known for her role on "The Secret Life of the American Teenager" will be hitting the big screen in "Maleficent" as the young version of Angelina Jolie's character. ” - tessajames1
Shailene Woodley
Actress Shailene Woodley was born in Simi Valley, California, to Lori (Victor), a middle school counselor, and Lonnie Woodley, a school principal. She has one brother, Tanner. She was educated at Simi Valley High School in California. When Woodley was four years old she began commercial modeling. Acting roles followed...
“ After breaking out as a film star in "The Descendants", this busy teen balances her tv role on "Secret Life .." with count them, 4 more feature films in the works, including "The Amazing Spider Man 2" and the much anticipated "Divergent" as Tris. ” - tessajames1