Actors and Actresses for my Stories

Due to the fact that I'm a writer, I prefer to be able to write about characters whilst basing them on an actual person.
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Adelaide Kane
Actress, Reign
Born in Western Australia in 1990, Adelaide Kane had been acting since she was 6 and got her first major role, in 2006, when she won the role of "Lolly Allen" on Neighbours. She entered a Dolly Magazine Competition and won the role in late 2006. When she got the role, she and her family had to move from Perth to Melbourne...
 
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Jenessa Grant
Actress, Reign
 
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Caitlin Stasey
Actress, Neighbours
Caitlin Jean Stasey is an Australian actress who is well known for her roles as Francesca Thomas in The Sleepover Club, Rachel Kinski in Neighbours and Ellie Linton in the film adaptation of John Marsden's best seller 'Tomorrow When the War Began' Caitlin is from Victoria, Australia, She began taking an interest in acting/performing when she was about six years of age...
 
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Rossif Sutherland
Actor, River
Rossif Sutherland is a Canadian actor, son of Donald Sutherland and Francine Racette, who got his acting debut in a short film he directed while studying at Princeton University after his lead actor was a no-show on the first day of shooting.. Encouraged by his father, Rossif studied with Harold Guskin in New York...
 
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Hayley Orrantia
Actress, The Goldbergs
Hayley Orrantia plays the role of "Erica Goldberg" on the ABC comedy, The Goldbergs. Originally from Highland Village, Texas, she is an actress, singer and songwriter. Hayley began singing professionally at the age of 13 and acting at the age of 14. Prior to "The Goldbergs", she performed in national commercials for Sprint and Febreze and in the 2011 Addy award-winning film...
 
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Kaitlyn Dever
Actress, Detroit
Having been named one of Variety's 10 Actors to Watch, Kaitlyn Dever has become one of Hollywood's top emerging young actresses. Dever has showcased her versatility, appearing in movies such as Clint Eastwood's J. Edgar, James Ponsoldt's The Spectacular Now, Destin Daniel Cretton's Short Term 12, Jason Reitman's Men...
 
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Paul Iacono
Actor, G.B.F.
A graduate of NYC's Professional Performing Arts High School, Iacono is best known for his portrayal of the title character on MTV's, "The Hard Times of RJ Berger." Iacono was first featured on "The Rosie O'Donnell Show," after she discovered his unique talents for impersonating Frank Sinatra and Ethel Merman, at age 8...
 
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Ansel Elgort
Ansel Elgort is an American actor, known for playing Augustus Waters in the romance The Fault in Our Stars and the title character in the action thriller Baby Driver. Ansel was born in New York City to photographer Arthur Elgort and opera director Grethe Barrett Holby. His father is of Jewish-Russian heritage, while his mother has Norwegian and British Isles ancestry...
 
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Michael J. Willett
Actor, G.B.F.
Michael was born and raised in Fresno, California. There he found a love for art, music and life- Performing in almost every local talent show, family gathering and theater, he learned how to sing, act, play piano and dance. Realizing a need for greater opportunities, Michael traveled to Los Angeles and booked his first Little Debbie Commercial at the age of thirteen where he sang "My Girl"...
 
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Nick Robinson
Nick Robinson is best known for his starring role in the critically acclaimed CBS Films "The Kings of Summer." This was followed by shooting a lead role in the Universal action adventure sequel "Jurassic World." Robinson stars alongside Chris Pratt, Judy Greer, Vincent D'Onofrio and Bryce Dallas Howard...
 
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Sadie Calvano
Actress, Mom
Sadie began performing in musical theatre when she was seven. Favorite past roles include Alice in "Alice In Wonderland" (2008) at the El Portal, Belle in "Beauty And The Beast" (2008) at The Barnsdall Theatre, Sharpay in "High School Musical" (2009) and Tallulah in "Bugsy Malone" (2011) both at the...
 
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Dylan Schmid
Actor, Bunks
As a toddler Dylan spent hours play-fighting and doing skits with older brother T.J; he is known as the family's dramatic child who could always make you laugh with his funny expressions and weird movements. Started acting at the age of six, hand picked for 2 short student movies, did a pilot mini series called Gibson Gus...
 
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Isla Fisher
Actress, Home and Away
Isla Lang Fisher was born on February 3, 1976 in Muscat, Oman, to Scottish parents Elspeth Reid and Brian Fisher, who worked as a banker for the U.N. She spent her early childhood in Scotland before moving to Australia with her family in the early 1980s. From a young age, Isla showed an interest in both acting and writing...
 
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Rose McGowan
Actress, Charmed
Rose McGowan is an American actress and director, known for her contribution to independent film. Since the age of nineteen, she has appeared in acclaimed films by Gregg Araki, Wes Craven, Brian De Palma, Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino. In 2014, her directorial debut Dawn was nominated for the Short Film Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival...
 
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Galadriel Stineman
Actress, The Middle
Galadriel Stineman was raised an only child in Northern Kentucky, near Cincinnati, Ohio. As a kid, she was a voracious reader, accomplished horseback rider and active member of 4-H Club. She began acting for fun in kindergarten, taking lots of classes and performing in school and community productions...
 
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Kim Whalen
Actress, A Winter Rose
Kim is known for her work in A Winter Rose "Being Mary Jane" (2016)_ and Code Black. Kim is a classically trained singer and began her career singing and acting on stage. Most notably as Luisa in, "The Fantasticks" on Broadway. After being cast in her first feature film, The Tree of Life, Kim directed her focus on film and television...
 
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Brighid Fleming
Brighid began her acting career at 3 years old when she saw "Seussical the Musical". After the show, she was asked if she would like to meet the Cat in the Hat. She thought about it and replied, "No, I want to be the Cat in the Hat. How do you get up there?" After a couple of years on the local Albuquerque theatre circuit...
 
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Rose McIver
Actress, iZombie
 
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Parker Croft
Parker Croft grew up in Vermont, and now lives in Los Angeles. Falling Overnight was his screenwriting debut as well as his first leading role. His performance earned him Best Actor Awards at the Nashville Film Festival, the Jax Film Fest, The Blue Whiskey Independent Film Festival, and earned him the Jack Nance Breakthrough Performance Award at the Visionfest Film Festival
 
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Sarah Bolger
Actress, In America
Sarah Lee Bolger (born 28 February 1991) is an Irish actress. She is best known for her roles in the films In America, Stormbreaker, and The Spiderwick Chronicles, as well as her award winning role as Lady Mary Tudor in the TV series The Tudors, and for guest starring as Princess Aurora in Once Upon a Time.
 
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Keegan Connor Tracy
Born in Windsor, Ontario, Canada, Tracy attended Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, where she orginally studied business. She later switched to psychology. She spent a year in Europe working in Dublin, Paris and Nice, where she was supposed to be completing her 4th year of study...
 
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Colin O'Donoghue
O'Donoghue was born and raised in Drogheda, County Louth, in a Roman Catholic family. He initially attended Dundalk Grammar School, and then The Gaiety School of Acting in Dublin. At age 16, O'Donoghue went to Paris, France, for a month to learn the French language. Colin's early career was mainly split between theatre and television work in Ireland and the UK...
 
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Emilie de Ravin
Actress, Lost
Emilie was born on 27th December 1981, and grew up in Mount Eliza, Victoria, Australia. When she was 15, she was accepted at the highly selective Australian Ballet School in Melbourne. However, after only a year, she dropped out and undertook acting courses. Her first starring role was on the fantasy drama...
 
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Meghan Ory
Meghan Ory is a Canadian actress, born in Victoria, British Columbia. She started acting in theater before her teens, but was prohibited by her mother-a drama teacher-from auditioning for film and TV roles until she could pay for her own head shots. She made her film debut in The Darklings, a 1999 cable movie starring Suzanne Somers and Timothy Bus-field...
 
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Jennifer Morrison
Jennifer Marie Morrison was born in Chicago, Illinois, the oldest child of teachers David and Judy Morrison. She was raised in Arlington Heights, IL, with a younger sister and brother. She attended the same school her parents taught at, Prospect High School. As a child, she did some work as a model...
 
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Stefanie Scott
Nurturing an impressive body of work that encompasses film and television Stefanie Scott is one of Hollywood's most promising young talents. With the recent release of Focus Features' and Blumhouse Productions' Insidious: Chapter 3, the third installment of the hit horror film franchise, Stefanie completed...
 
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Malese Jow
Malese Jow, originally from Tulsa, Oklahoma, has developed into an actress, songstress, and entertainer. Malese began her acting career in 1999 with McDonald's commercials when the head of advertising heard her sing and booked her in several spots and jingles. Then in 2002, at the ripe age of 11, Malese...
 
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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...
 
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Zendaya
Zendaya, which means "to give thanks" in the language of Shona, was born in Oakland, California. She now lives in Los Angeles, California with her family and her dog, named "Midnight". She was a part of the California Shakespearian Theatre, where her mom worked as a House Manager. She would help out in the theatre and even got to do many plays after...
 
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Amandla Stenberg
Named for the Zulu and Xhosa word for "power," Amandla was born in Los Angeles, California, to Karen Brailsford, a writer, and Tom Stenberg. Her mother is African-American and her father is Danish (and of part Inuit-Greenlandic ancestry). In the summer and fall of 2010, the actress shot her first feature...
 
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Kiernan Shipka
Actress, Mad Men
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 June...
 
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Augie Duke
Actress, Spring
 
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Luke Benward
Actor, Dear John
Actor Luke Benward will next star in the independent war drama, "Field of Lost Shoes." Benward was born in Franklin, Tennessee, to Kenda Benward (née Wilkerson), an occasional actress, and Aaron Benward, a country music singer in the duo Blue County. His grandfather, Jeoffrey Benward, is a Contemporary Christian music singer...
 
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Mike C. Manning
Actor, Cloud 9
Mike C. Manning is an actor, writer and producer of film and television content. On screen, Manning is most known for his role in the Disney Channel Original Movie "Cloud 9." Playing a professional snowboarder played well to Manning's strengths in extreme sports and stunts. Manning is an actor and executive producer in the Jeff Grace-directed film "Folk Hero & Funny Guy," with Wyatt Russell...
 
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Victoria Moroles
Actress, Teen Wolf
Victoria Moroles was born in Corpus Christi, TX and lived out her early childhood in the nearby small town of Rockport. Having spent most of her younger days in the art studio of her Uncle Jesus Moroles, she lived under constant inspiration of him and his work. This was one of the biggest influences on her love for the arts...
 
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Logan Lerman
Logan was born in Beverly Hills, to a Jewish family. His parents are Lisa (Goldman), who worked as his manager, and Larry Lerman, an orthotist and businessman. He has two siblings, Lindsey and Lucas, both older. His relatives operate the orthotics and prosthetics company Lerman & Son, which was founded by his great-grandfather, Jacob Lerman...
 
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Nicholas Hoult
Nicholas Caradoc Hoult was born in Wokingham, Berkshire, England to parents Glenis and Roger Hoult. His great-aunt was one of the most popular actresses of her time, Dame Anna Neagle. He attended Sylvia Young Theatre School, a school for performing arts, to start acting as a career. Hoult has been acting since appearing in the film Intimate Relations; his breakthrough role was in About a Boy...
 
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Jonathan Lipnicki
Jonathan was born in Westlake Village, CA to Rhonda and Joe Lipnicki. At the age of five Jonathan Lipnicki received global acclaim as he carried his own with Tom Cruise and Renee Zellweger in the Academy Award-winning film Jerry Maguire. After this breakout role, Jonathan had become a widely-recognizable celebrity...
 
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Emilia Ares Zoryan
Actress, Bosch
Emilia Zoryan is an American film actress of Armenian ancestry. Emilia finished as the first runner up in the Miss Global Pagaent in 2013. Emilia graduated from Palisades Charter High School with honors and earned a BA in Economics from UCLA. It is there that she studied film. Shortly after, she made her film debut as the lead in Conrad Jackson's award-winning Falling Overnight...
 
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Abigail Breslin
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, opposite Emma Roberts...
 
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Thomas Mann
Actor, Project X
Thomas Mann is an American actor. He is best known for Project X (2012), Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015), Brain on Fire (2016) , and Kong: Skull Island (2017). Mann also appeared in TV Series like The Middle and Fargo. His film debut was It's Kind of a Funny Story (2010).
 
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Zoë Kravitz
Zoe Isabella Kravitz, the daughter of singer/actor Lenny Kravitz and actress Lisa Bonet, was born on December 1, 1988 in Los Angeles, California. She is of half African-American (from her father's mother and her mother's father) and half Ashkenazi Jewish (from her father's father and her mother's mother) descent...
 
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Britt Flatmo
Actress, Super 8
Britt Flatmo is an award-winning American actor and singer. Her roles include: Peg Kazynk in J.J. Abrams & Steven Speilberg's blockbuster hit "Super 8", Amy in "Life As We Know It" starring Katherine Heigl & Josh Duhumel, and Jeri in the comedy film "Nic & Tristan Go Mega Dega" w/Ariel Winter. She is also known for her starring role of Emily in the internationally award-winning film "Abuelo"...
 
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Aimee Carrero
Aimee Carrero (born July 15, 1988 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic) was raised in Miami, Florida. She attended the Archbishop Coleman F. Carroll High School and graduated in 2006. Aimee first began her professional acting career in 2007. Holding a strong base for television appearances, Aimee's credits include work on Hannah Montana...
 
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Tom Holland
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 three younger brothers - Paddy and twins Sam and Harry...
 
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Marcel Simoneau
Actor, Gotham
Born and raised in Quebec, Canada. Lived in South America. Came to New York City and started his own theatre company. Studied and now teaches at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Insitute. Graduated this year from the Maggie Flannigan Studio.
 
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Mia Rose Frampton
Actress, Bridesmaids
Mia Rose was born in Nashville Tennessee in 1996 to Tina and legendary rocker, Peter Frampton. Settling in Cincinnati Ohio in 2000, and although born into rock and roll, Mia has had a traditional upbringing. At the age of 5 Mia took her first ballet lesson and it has been full speed ahead ever since...
 
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Tristin Mays
Growing up in New York City, Tristin was with the Ford Modeling Agency where she quickly became one of the top child models in the country. She would later land several national commercials such as Kraft Cheese, Play Skool Kool- Aid, Sunkist, ROSS, McDonald's and Hershey's. Tristin was also in several Broadway productions to include Disney's...
 
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Maia Mitchell
Actress, The Fosters
Maia Mitchell is an Australian singer/song writer and actress from Lismore, New South Wales. She learned to play the guitar at a very young age and her talent has been included on The Fosters - an ABC Family show that aired in June 2013, where Maia plays one of the main roles of "Callie Jacob". Also...
 
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Rhys Wakefield
Actor, The Purge
Rhys Wakefield is an Australian actor who first started out as a regular on the Australian TV series Home and Away where he starred in 363 episodes. In 2008 he was nominated for Best Actor in a Feature Film by the Australian Film Institute and the Australian Film Critics Circle for his role in The Black Balloon...
 
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Brenton Thwaites
Actor, Maleficent
Brenton Thwaites is an Australian actor. He played Luke Gallagher on the Fox8 teen drama series SLiDE and Stu Henderson on the Australian soap opera hit Home and Away. His films include Blue Lagoon: The Awakening, Oculus, Maleficent, and The Giver. He starred in Gods of Egypt and will headline Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, with Johnny Depp...
 
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Jacob Artist
Actor, Glee
Jacob, Melissa Benoist, Dean Geyer, and Becca Tobin were chosen as ambassadors for Coca Cola's new product, P10 300 ml Coke Mismo. In June 2013, they were flown to Manila, Philippines to endorse the product by visiting different malls and meeting with fans. In July 2013, he was chosen as one of the eleven Abercrombie & Fitch's Stars on the Rise
 
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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...
 
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Isobelle Molloy
Actress, Maleficent
Isobelle Molloy (born 6 October 2000) is an English child actress, best known for her portrayal of Amanda and later, Matilda Wormwood in the West End version of Matilda the Musical. She had her film debut as Young Maleficent in the 2014 Disney fantasy film, Maleficent. Molloy was raised by her mother...
 
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Carrie Wampler
Carrie Wampler can be seen in director Alexandre Moors' feature film, "The Yellow Birds," opposite Alden Ehrenreich and Jennifer Aniston. Based on the novel by Iraq War vet Kevin Powers, the story follows two young soldiers who become friends in boot camp and navigate the terrors of the war together...
 
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Hayley Kiyoko
Hayley first appeared in national commercials for GM, On Star, K-Mart, and Slim Jim, and became the TV spokesperson for Cinnamon Toast Crunch. In addition, she had a couple of guest star roles on Nickelodeon's Unfabulous. As a dancer, she studied with Scotty Nyugen. She is a prolific songwriter and she plays the drums...