Favourite actors

by AprilLovesPink | created - 08 May 2014 | updated - 15 Jan 2016 | Public

1. Emilia Clarke

Actress | Game of Thrones

British actress Emilia Clarke was born in London and grew up in Berkshire, England. Her father is a theatre sound engineer and her mother is a businesswoman. Her father was working on a theatre production of "Show Boat" and her mother took her along to the performance. This is when, at the age of 3...

2. Peter Dinklage

Actor | Game of Thrones

Peter Dinklage is an American actor. Since his breakout role in The Station Agent (2003), he has appeared in numerous films and theatre plays. Since 2011, Dinklage has portrayed Tyrion Lannister in the HBO series Game of Thrones. For this he won an Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama ...

3. Anna Paquin

Actress | The Piano

Anna Paquin is the first millennial to have received an Academy Award nomination for acting, and the first to win.

She was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, in 1982, to Mary (Brophy), an English teacher from Wellington, New Zealand, and Brian Paquin, a Canadian phys-ed teacher. Anna moved to her ...

4. Kit Harington

Actor | Game of Thrones

Kit Harington was born Christopher Catesby Harington in Acton, London, to Deborah Jane (Catesby), a former playwright, and David Richard Harington, a businessman. His mother named him after 16th century British playwright and poet Christopher Marlowe, whose first name was shortened to Kit, a name ...

5. Molly Ephraim

Actress | Paranormal Activity 2

Born and raised in Pennsylvania, Molly began working professionally at age thirteen at Philadelphia's Prince Music Theater in a production of "The Snow Queen." Soon after she played Little Red Ridinghood in the Arden Theater's production of "Into the Woods," for which she was nominated for a ...

6. Katie Featherston

Actress | Paranormal Activity

Katie Featherston is perhaps best known for playing the lead role in Paramount's 2009 smash hit Paranormal Activity, which earned her the Best Actress award at the 2009 Screamfest Film Festival. Made on a budget of approximately $15,000, the movie earned over $100 million dollars at the US box ...

7. Micah Sloat

Actor | Paranormal Activity

Micah Sloat is an actor, known for Paranormal Activity (2007), Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (2014) and Paranormal Activity 2 (2010).

8. Kristen Stewart

Actress | Snow White and the Huntsman

Though most famous for her role as Isabella "Bella" Swan in The Twilight (2008) Saga, Kristen Stewart has been a working actor since her early years in Los Angeles, California, where she was born. Her parents, John Stewart and Jules Stewart, both work in film and television. Her mother is ...

9. Robert Pattinson

Actor | Twilight

Robert Douglas Thomas Pattinson was born May 13, 1986 in London, England, to Clare (Charlton), who worked at a modeling agency, and Richard Pattinson, a vintage car importer. He enjoys music and plays both the guitar and piano.

When Robert was fifteen, he started acting in amateur plays with the ...

10. Sprague Grayden

Actress | Paranormal Activity 2

The daughter of two school teachers, Grayden was born and raised in Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts, and began performing at age five. After graduating cum laude from Barnard College where she majored in American Studies, she worked as a performing member of the 'Drama Department' in New York ...

11. Kathryn Newton

Actress | Big Little Lies

Kathryn Newton is an actress, known for Big Little Lies (2017), Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017) and Lady Bird (2017).

12. Vivis Colombetti

Actress | NCIS: Los Angeles

Vivis Colombetti is an actress, known for NCIS: Los Angeles (2009), Paranormal Activity 2 (2010) and Ouija (2014).

13. Matt Shively

Actor | The Real O'Neals

Matthew realized he loved to entertain in the 4th grade when he was the lead in the Christmas play at school, The Polar Express. He then went on to such productions as Footloose, Guys and Dolls, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, and Dracula. He then decided to pursue his acting ...

14. Aiden Lovekamp

Actor | Pawn Sacrifice

Aiden Lovekamp is an actor, known for Pawn Sacrifice (2014), Paranormal Activity 4 (2012) and The Invitation (2015).

15. Alexondra Lee

Actress | What Women Want

Alexondra Lee was born on February 8, 1975 in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for What Women Want (2000), Paranormal Activity 4 (2012) and Special Unit 2 (2001). She was previously married to Stephen Dunham.

16. Lauren Bittner

Actress | Paranormal Activity 3

Lauren Bittner was born on July 22, 1980 in New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for Paranormal Activity 3 (2011), Bride Wars (2009) and Gardener of Eden (2007).

17. Christopher Nicholas Smith

Actor | Paranormal Activity 3

Christopher Nicholas Smith is an actor and writer, known for Paranormal Activity 3 (2011), Enough Said (2013) and Little Children (2006).

18. Jessica Tyler Brown

Actress | Paranormal Activity 3

Jessica Tyler Brown was born in West Columbia, South Carolina- a long way from Hollywood - but her parents noticed early on that she was constantly performing scenes from television shows and films. Even at the tender age of two, she would re-enact scenes from Cinderella, over and over again. So ...

19. Jacqueline McKenzie

Actress | Deep Blue Sea

Jacqueline McKenzie was born on October 24, 1967 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia as Jacqueline Susan McKenzie. She is an actress, known for Deep Blue Sea (1999), Romper Stomper (1992) and Angel Baby (1995).

20. Joel Gretsch

Actor | Push

Joel Gretsch was born on December 20, 1963 in St. Cloud, Minnesota, USA as Joel James Gretsch. He is an actor and director, known for Push (2009), Minority Report (2002) and The 4400 (2004). He has been married to Melanie Shatner since September 5, 1999. They have two children.

21. Richard Kahan

Actor | The 4400

Richard Kahan was born in Winnipeg Manitoba, Canada and began his acting career on the stage at a very young age. This gave way to roles in various independent films, and eventually led to a series regular role on the Canadian teen series, "Edgemont," which had a successful five season run on CBC/ ...

22. Brian Boland

Actor | Paranormal Activity 2

Brian Boland is an actor, known for Paranormal Activity 2 (2010), Paranormal Activity 3 (2011) and The Unborn (2009).

23. Meryl Streep

Actress | Out of Africa

Considered by many critics to be the greatest living actress, Meryl Streep has been nominated for the Academy Award an astonishing 20 times, and has won it three times. Meryl was born Mary Louise Streep in 1949 in Summit, New Jersey, to Mary Wolf (Wilkinson), a commercial artist, and Harry William ...

24. Keri Russell

Actress | Waitress

Keri Russell was born in Fountain Valley, California, to Stephanie (Stephens) and David Harold Russell, an executive at Nissan Motors. She began her career on the Mickey Mouse Club in 1991. She stayed with the show until 1993. After leaving The All New Mickey Mouse Club (1989) (where she, along ...

25. Ashley Greene

Actress | Twilight

Ashley Michele Greene was born in Jacksonville, Florida to parents Michele (Tatum), an insurance broker, and Joseph Lacy Greene, US Marine who runs a concrete business. A self-confessed tomboy and "daredevil", Ashley loved to try to keep up with her older brother Joe, taking on activities such as ...

26. Jodelle Ferland

Actress | Silent Hill

Jodelle Micah Ferland has built up an impressive resume filled with roles in film, television and, at the beginning of her career, commercials. Born on October 9, 1994, she got her start in an episode of CTV's Cold Squad (1998), before landing the lead role in her first film, Mermaid (2000) at an ...

27. 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...

28. Alexander Skarsgård

Actor | True Blood

Alexander Johan Hjalmar Skarsgård was born in Stockholm, Sweden and is the eldest son of famed actor Stellan Skarsgård. Among his siblings are actors Gustaf Skarsgård, Bill Skarsgård, and Valter Skarsgård. For most of his formative years, his father was an acclaimed actor in Europe but had not yet ...

30. Olivia Taylor Dudley

Actress | The Magicians

Olivia Taylor Dudley was born and raised on the Central Coast of California. She moved to Los Angeles at the age of 17 and has been acting ever since. Olivia is known for her roles in projects such as The Vatican Tapes (2015), Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension (2015), and the upcoming SyFy ...

31. Chloe Csengery

Actress | Paranormal Activity 3

Chloe Csengery was born on July 7, 2000. She is an actress, known for Paranormal Activity 3 (2011), Modern Family (2009) and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999).

32. Ivy George

Actress | Big Little Lies

Ivy George was born on May 16, 2007 in Los Angeles and has been acting since she was six years old. She was extremely fortunate that her first acting role was opposite Robin Williams on his last television series before his death. She has two younger siblings, Finnegan George and Elsa, who are also...

33. Brit Shaw

Actress | Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension

Brit Shaw is an actress and writer, known for Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension (2015).