=ACTORS TO KEEP IN MIND FOR COMIC BOOK ROLESby sleepwell2 | created - 31 Aug 2013 | updated - 2 months ago | Public
Actor | Shameless
Actor | Stranger Things
Finn Wolfhard was born in Vancouver, Canada, where he is now in high school. Finn has always had a laser focus on continuously growing as an actor, all the way back from the time that he saw his first movie (thank you Sam Raimi's Spider-Man!).
Following that pivotal life event, Finn went to work and...
Actor | Fringe
Michael David Strusievici was born on August 3, 2001 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada where he lives with his parents, big sister Andrea and the family's chocolate lab- Bruno.
Michael started auditioning when he was almost four years old and he booked his first role in a commercial right away....
8. Mason Cook
Actor | Speechless
At just 17 years old, Mason Cook has made quite an impact on film and television. Mason stars as Ray DiMeo on ABC's award-winning television comedy Speechless, airing Wednesdays at 8:30/7:30c.
In 2015, Mason notably was nominated for a Daytime Emmy award for "Outstanding Performer in a Children's ...
Actor | Kubo and the Two Strings
Actor | It
Jack Dylan Grazer was born in Los Angeles, California, to Angela Lafever and Gavin Grazer. His uncle is producer Brian Grazer.
Growing up in and around the entertainment world it was not long before Jack's talent was spotted and he was encouraged to try acting professionally. Never afraid of hard ...
Actor | Ender's Game
12. 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...
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13. Lucas Hedges
Actor | Manchester by the Sea
Lucas Hedges is an American actor. He is known for playing Patrick Chandler in Manchester by the Sea (2016), which earned him an Academy Award nomination.
Hedges was born in Brooklyn Heights, New York, the second child of poet and actress Susan Bruce and Oscar-nominated screenwriter and director ...
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14. Travis T. Flory
Actor | License to Wed
15. Kai Schulz
Actor | American Horror Story
Kai and his twin brother Bodhi are local Malibu boys who surf, skate and hang with their friends who began their acting career when they booked their first commercial audition, which happened to be a national Mc Donald's commercial. Bodhi and Kai are identical mirror twins, giving them a unique ...
16. Bodhi Schulz
Actor | American Horror Story
Bodhi and his twin brother Kai are local Malibu boys who surf, skate and hang with their friends who began their acting career when they booked their first commercial audition, which happened to be a national Mc Donald's commercial. Bodhi and Kai are identical mirror twins, giving them a unique ...
17. Sam Cohen
Actor | Superhero Movie
18. Field Cate
Actor | Pushing Daisies
Following a lineage of Hollywood entertainers, Field Cate established his own name in the entertainment industry; it was, after all, in his blood. His great-aunt Esther Ralston's success as a silent film actress garnered her a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, his great-grandmother provided the ...
19. Nolan Gould
Actor | Modern Family
20. Conor Carroll
Actor | Ender's Game
21. Dylan Boyack
Actor | Central Intelligence
22. Alex Ferris
Actor | The Time Traveler's Wife
Alex Ferris was born on April 23, 1997 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada as Alexander Ferris. He is an actor, known for The Time Traveler's Wife (2009), The Invisible (2007) and Diary of a Wimpy Kid (2010).
23. Jonah Parker
Actor | Breakfast with Curtis
Jonah Parker is an actor, known for Breakfast with Curtis (2012).
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24. Brady Hender
Actor | Project X
Brady is from Katy, Texas. He began acting at the age of five when he landed a lead in an independent film. He has worked with many stars such as Billy Zane, Daniel Craig, and Sandra Bullock. He has two younger siblings, Taylar who is also an aspiring actress and a younger brother Brandon.
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26. Tyler Chase
Actor | Freakish
Best known for his portrayal of the troubled hacker Barrett in Hulu's "Freakish," actor and music producer Tyler Chase is also known for his recurring role as Ben on AMC's "The Walking Dead" - He also appears in the History Channel's "Six." Raised in the Carolina mountains and based in Los Angeles,...
27. Ben Hawkey
Actor | Ra.One
28. Richard Meehan
Actor | True Detective
Richard Meehan lives in the oldest town on Cape Cod with his parents and younger brother Joshua. He is an "old soul", someone whose sensitivity and emotion is well beyond his years. Richard leaves a lasting impression on everyone he meets both young and old.
Richard was introduced to acting during ...
29. Jack Foley
Actor | Man of Steel
31. Callan McAuliffe
Actor | I Am Number Four
Callan McAuliffe is an Australian actor, currently working in the USA, UK and Australia. He was born in Sydney, Australia and ultimately educated at The SCOTS College, wherafter he retains an immunity to - and perhaps even a fondness of - bagpipes. His USA career began in 2009 when Rob Reiner cast ...
32. Artin John
Actor | Death Note
In school, Artin John Tsambazis could not decide whether to pursue acting, aviation, or law. Now he acts, and the latter two he engages as hobbies. Artin is currently performing for a popular electronic game. He recently played the role of Italian mobster Anthony Skomal, in the Netflix Original ...
33. Logan Manus
Actor | Step Brothers
Logan Manus was born in Dalton, Georgia. When he was 9 years old, he moved to California with his parents. Logan soon enrolled in acting classes and began his acting career. Logan also races professional go-karts and has said that he would love to do a movie about racing one day.
34. Israel Broussard
Actor | The Bling Ring
Israel Broussard is an American actor. He was born Isaiah Israel Broussard on August 22, 1994 in Gulfport, Mississippi to Angela (Clapp) and Lawrence Clayton Adams. His biological father passed away when he was four, and he was raised in Saucier, Mississippi by his mother and stepfather, Gil ...
35. Brett DelBuono
Actor | XOXO
How much can you really learn about a person through this text? I could tell you that Brett DelBuono is a young man who was born in Connecticut and raised in Massachusetts by his mother, Debbie, and his father, Gary. Or that at the age of nine, after many professional theater performances, Brett ...
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36. Brett Lapeyrouse
Actor | Old Boy
Brett Lapeyrouse was born in Houma, Louisiana. Brett has been a training and working actor since February 2008. He started doing local New Orleans films before going to preform a couple weeks at The Venetian in Las Vegas. He spends most of his time in Los Angeles, CA and New Orleans, LA. He is also...
37. Philip Wiegratz
Philip Wiegratz was born in Germany on 17 February 1993, he is famous for portraying Augustus Gloop in the 2005 film adaptation Charlie and the Charlie Factory, he is also famous for his roles in German and English-language films, he has been in film adaptations of German and English-language ...
38. Charlie Stewart
Charlie has been pursuing his career as a young actor for almost five years. Originally from Las Vegas, Nevada, he and his family made the move to Los Angeles where Charlie was discovered by his manager in a fast food restaurant. With his gregarious nature, irresistible charm and one-of-a-kind look...
39. 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...
40. 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 ...
41. Oliver Cooper
Actor | Project X
Originally hailing from Toledo, Ohio, Oliver Cooper made his way to Los Angeles in 2009 at the age of nineteen to pursue his career as an actor and quickly landed a job interning at Conan. While navigating the landscape that is the actor's life in Los Angeles, Cooper caught wind of an audition for ...
42. Jack Quaid
Actor | The Hunger Games
Jack Quaid was born on April 24, 1992 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Jack Henry Quaid. He is an actor and writer, known for The Hunger Games (2012), The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013) and Logan Lucky (2017).
43. Jeremy Irvine
Actor | War Horse
Jeremy Irvine is an English stage and screen actor. He was born Jeremy William Fredric Smith in Gamlingay, Cambridgeshire, England, to Bridget (Glockling), a local politician, and Christopher Fredric Smith, an engineer. His stage surname, "Irvine", was his grandfather's first name. He attended one ...
44. Carter Jenkins
Actor | Famous in Love
Carter Mark Jenkins was born in Tampa, Florida, to Mary (Sanders) and Eric Jenkins, and grew up in Carrollwood, Florida. He has two older siblings, Tiffany and Renneker Jenkins, and was raised in a Jewish household. For Carter, acting class began at only 7 years old as an after school activity and ...
45. Randall Bentley
Actor | Heroes
Until 2005, Randall's acting career was confined to his soccer field and school antics - the world was his stage! After a voice teacher discovered his musical talent and he won two overall awards at a national talent event for acting, commercial modeling and singing, Randall suddenly found himself ...
46. Munro Chambers
Actor | Turbo Kid
Munro Chambers was born on July 29, 1990 in Ajax, Ontario, Canada. He has been acting since he was 7. He has a twin brother named Thomas, as well as a younger brother named Michael. He is an actor and is best known for his character, Eli Goldsworthy, on Degrassi and for his role on "The Latest Buzz...
47. Stephen Arbuckle
Actor | Saving Hope
Stephen Arbuckle is a Canadian born actor who began his performing arts career in theatre in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. Growing up in Donkin, a small community sitting on the edge of the Cape Breton Island coastline, he decided early on that a career in fishing was definitely not in the cards (...
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48. Adam Cagley
Actor | House M.D.
Adam Cagley grew up strumming his ukulele, drawing comics and relaxing on his massage chair as he dreamed of becoming an actor. At the mere age of 8, while performing at a Dinner Theatre in Lancaster He was spotted by his first agent. He ended up booking his very first audition, a camera commercial...
49. Craig Roberts
Actor | Submarine
CRAIG ROBERTS is one of the most interesting, diverse and exciting young British actors working today. He is best known for his breakout role in Submarine, for which he won the BAFTA Cymru Award for Best Actor, the London Critics Circle Film Award for Young British Performer of the Year, in ...
Actor | Shameless
51. Skandar Keynes
Skandar Amin Casper Keynes (born 5 September 1991) is an English actor best known for starring as Edmund Pevensie in the 2005 film adaptation of The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. He returned in the role of Edmund in the film's sequels The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince ...
Actor | The Maze Runner
Thomas Brodie-Sangster was born on May 16, 1990 in London, England as Thomas Brodie Sangster. He is an actor and producer, known for The Maze Runner (2014), Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015) and Love Actually (2003).
53. Liam Aiken
Actor | A Series of Unfortunate Events
Liam Pádraic Aiken was born January 7, 1990 in New York City, to Moya and Bill Aiken, an MTV producer. His mother was born in Ireland, while his father was an American of Irish descent. It was apparent from the beginning that Liam was a natural actor. After securing a small part on Broadway in the ...
54. Devon Bostick
Actor | Diary of a Wimpy Kid
55. Griffin Frazen
Actor | Grounded for Life
Griffin Frazen was born on October 8, 1987 in Los Angeles County, California, USA as Griffin James Frazen. He is an actor, known for Grounded for Life (2001), Beyond the City Limits (2001) and Please Give (2010).
56. Nicholas Braun
Actor | How to Be Single
Nicholas was born in Bethpage, New York. His parents are actor Craig Braun and Elizabeth Lyle. He made his debut in Disney productions such as Sky High (2005) and Princess Protection Program (2009). He also had a recurring role as Cameron in ABC Family's 2009-2010 series 10 Things I Hate About You ...
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57. Brodie Sanderson
Actor | Todd and the Book of Pure Evil
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Actor | Recall
59. Robert Nairne
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60. Ty Parker
Actor | Mono
Ty Parker was born to entertain. When he was just a toddler, his older sister had brain cancer. As early as we can remember Ty Parker could be found putting on skits for children at the hospital just to make them laugh and smile. As he grew older and his sister went in remission Ty Parker decided ...
61. François Civil
Actor | As Above, So Below
62. Charley Koontz
Actor | CSI: Cyber
Born and raised in Concord, California, Charley Koontz graduated from De La Salle High School in 2005. He went on to earn a Bachelor's Degree in Theatre Arts from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, Ca in 2009. Koontz is best known as 'Fat Neil' on Community (NBC/Yahoo) & Daniel Krumitz on ...
Actor | Piranha 3D
Steven R. McQueen (born Steven Chadwick McQueen; July 13, 1988) is an American actor who plays Jeremy Gilbert on The Vampire Diaries. He is best known for his role on the TV series Everwood. Steven has also starred in a film called Piranha 3-D as Jake Forester along with stars Elizabeth Shue and ...
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65. Matt Long
Actor | Ghost Rider
Matt Long was born and raised in Winchester, Kentucky and started acting early on in school plays in elementary school. He continued to act throughout his college years and after graduating from Western Kentucky University, Matt moved to New York. While playing at the Williamstown Theater Fest in ...
66. Bill Turnbull
Actor | Todd and the Book of Pure Evil
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67. Nathan Parsons
Actor | True Blood
68. Michael Angarano
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 ...
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69. Alex Russell
Actor | Chronicle
Upon graduating from the prestigious National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) in 2008, Alex starred in the independent Australian feature film Wasted On The Young, which garnered much attention at Toronto International Film Festival and South by Southwest Film Festival. This was followed with ...
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Actor | Faster
Oliver Jackson-Cohen was born on October 24, 1986 in London, England as Oliver Mansour Jackson-Cohen. He is an actor, known for Faster (2010), Going the Distance (2010) and What's Your Number? (2011).
71. Lee Valmassy
Actor | All Superheroes Must Die
72. Charlie Carver
Actor | The Leftovers
Charlie Carver was born in San Francisco, California.
At a young age, Charlie moved up to a small town in the Napa Valley. It was there in school that Charlie had his first exposure to acting. He went on to study at the Interlochen Arts Academy, ACT San Francisco, and the University of Southern ...
73. Kelly Blatz
Actor | The Stairs
Kelly Blatz was raised in Burbank, California, where he attended Burbank High school. There he excelled in sports. It was his film class his senior year that led him to decide to become an actor. He decided to drop out of Loyola Marymount University after only going to orientation. He then started ...
74. Max Carver
Actor | Desperate Housewives
Max Carver was born in San Francisco, CA to parents Robert Martensen, a doctor and writer, and Anne Carver, a philanthropist and community organizer. After graduating from St. Paul's School, a prestigious boarding school in Concord, NH, Max moved to Los Angeles to attend the University of Southern ...
75. Zac Efron
Zachary David Alexander Efron was born October 18, 1987 in San Luis Obispo, California, to Starla Baskett, a secretary, and David Efron, an electrical engineer. He has a younger brother, Dylan. His surname, "Efron", which is Hebrew, is a Biblical place name, and comes from Zac's Polish Jewish ...
76. Max Irons
Actor | The Host
Actor | American Pie
Seann William Scott was born in Cottage Grove, Minnesota, to Patricia Anne (Simons) and William Frank Scott, a factory worker. He was discovered at a talent competition in Los Angeles, and almost immediately was flown to New York by ABC to test for All My Children (1970). His face has also been ...
79. Jack O'Connell
Actor | Unbroken
Jack O'Connell was born in Alvaston, Derby, England, to Alison J. (Gutteridge) and John Patrick O'Connell. His mother is English, and worked at British Midland, and his father was Irish (from County Kerry), and worked on the railways for Bombardier. Jack went to Saint Benedict Catholic School, and ...
80. C.M. Punk
Born in 1978, Phil Brooks had a hard life growing up on the streets where he was confronted by drugs and alcohol. Instead of giving into them, he turned away from them and decided to join the Straight Edge movement of being Alcohol, Drug and Cigarette free. In his teen years, Brooks become a highly...
81. Ricky Mabe
Actor | This Is the End
Ricky Mabe, born Richard Mabe, was born in Pointe-Claire, Quebec. Ricky attended St. Thomas High School and graduated in 2000. Ricky has been working as an actor in Montreal since he was twelve. He made his debut in Frankenstein and Me (1996) alongside Burt Reynolds.
He continued to work around ...
82. James Franco
Actor | 127 Hours
Known for his breakthrough starring role on Freaks and Geeks (1999), James Franco was born April 19, 1978 in Palo Alto, California, to Betsy Franco, a writer, artist, and actress, and Douglas Eugene "Doug" Franco, who ran a Silicon Valley business. His mother is Jewish and his father was of ...
Actor | NYPD Blue
Mark-Paul Gosselaar was born March 1, 1974 in Panorama City, California. His father, Hans Gosselaar, who is from the Netherlands, is of Dutch Jewish and German descent, and was a plant supervisor at Anheuser-Busch. His mother, Paula (van den Brink), was born in Indonesia, of Dutch and Indonesian ...
85. Joseph Cross
Actor | Milk
Joseph Cross burst upon the scene and quickly became one of Hollywood's most sought-after actors. His natural talent and raw energy are quickly earning him a reputation as one of the most promising young thespians.
Joseph made his motion picture debut in M. Night Shyamalan's Wide Awake (1998). Cross...
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87. Chris Coy
Actor | Banshee
Chris Coy was born on May 1, 1986 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA. He is an actor, known for Banshee (2013), Treme (2010) and The Walking Dead (2010). He has been married to Alice Coy since 2011. They have two children.
88. Dave Franco
Actor | Neighbors
David John Franco was born in Palo Alto, California, to Betsy Franco, an author, and Douglas Eugene "Doug" Franco, who ran a Silicon Valley business. He has two older brothers, actor James Franco and Tom Franco. His father was of Portuguese and Swedish descent, and his mother is Jewish. Dave made ...
91. Austin Macdonald
Actor | Kit Kittredge: An American Girl
After a short modeling career as a youngster Austin moved onto doing commercials. He began acting at the age of eight. An ambitious young actor, he wasted no time making the jump into the television and film industry and was cast as Auzzie in Family Channels series DEBRA! Austin also plays Andy in ...
Actor | It
Nicholas has worked constantly throughout his teens. He plays Henry Bowers in horror remake "IT", based on the acclaimed Stephen King novel and also appears in "The Dark Tower", starring Matthew McConaughey and Idris Elba. Other feature credits include Captain Fantastic, from director Matt Ross, ...
93. Miles Teller
Actor | Fantastic Four
Miles Alexander Teller is an American actor and musician. For his performance in the film The Spectacular Now (2013), he won the Dramatic Special Jury Award for Acting at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. He has appeared in the films Rabbit Hole (2010), Footloose (2011), Project X (2012), That ...
Actor | Gotham
Nicholas D'Agosto was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska. He is the son of Alan and Deanna D'Agosto, and the middle of five children (two older brothers, two younger sisters). He began acting when he was eleven years old, and was a senior at Creighton Preparatory School when he was cast in Election...
Stunts | Logan
Christopher Heskey was born September 1, 1978 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. He grew up in small towns such as Clinton and Hampstead, North Carolina before moving to Jacksonville, North Carolina around the age of 13. He graduated from White Oak High School in Jacksonville in 1997, before attending...
97. Linds Edwards
Actor | Lethal Weapon
98. Henry Cavill
Actor | Man of Steel
Henry William Dalgliesh Cavill was born on the Bailiwick of Jersey, a British Crown dependency in the Channel Islands. His mother, Marianne (Dalgliesh), a housewife, was also born on Jersey, and is of Irish, Scottish and English ancestry. Henry's father, Colin Richard Cavill, a stockbroker, is of ...
99. Dominic Burgess
Actor | Feud
Dominic Burgess was born and raised in Stoke-on-Trent, England. He was awarded a scholarship at the Academy of Live and Recorded Arts (ALRA) in London, where he studied for three years. Public ALRA productions included "The end of the Food Chain", "The Art of Success" and "They Shoot Horses, Don't ...