Hollywood's Hottest Geeksby TheatreGeek89 | created - 23 Mar 2011 | updated - 16 Sep 2015 | Public
I have found over the years I am more attracted to what the rest of the world considers as nerds. This is my list of some of the hottest "dorks" in Hollywood. Now this is just my opinion, if you know anymore that you think are hot, feel free to comment.
Actor | (500) Days of Summer
Matthew Gray Gubler is an Emmy award winning actor, director, producer, painter, and voice over actor from Las Vegas Nevada. While studying film directing at NYU he interned for Wes Anderson who gave him his first feature film role as Bill Murray's loyal intern "Nico" in The Life Aquatic with Steve...
Oh Dr. Reid, you will always be my Number One! :D
Actor | The Flash
Valdes moved to Miami at age 5 from Colombia, then moved again at age 12 to Marietta, Georgia. He studied at the University of Michigan with the actors of the theater group StarKid Productions. In 2011, after graduating, Valdes was devoted entirely to the theater.Between 2009 and 2011, he ...
Sorry Barry Allen but I like Cisco Ramon better.
Actor | The Innocents
Andrew was born on 29 October 1979 in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England, UK to dad Alan and mum Susan. He has a sister, Sarah-Jane, who is also an actor. He studied at Leeds Performing Arts School and started out in musical theatre. He is now a veteran TV actor and has been in a catalogue of all ...
He was kinda geeky in "Primeval", but he made the Mad Hatter super sexy in "Alice"!!
Actor | Inception
Joseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt was born February 17, 1981 in Los Angeles, California, to Jane Gordon and Dennis Levitt. Joseph was raised in a Jewish family with his late older brother, Dan Gordon-Levitt, who passed away in October 2010. His parents worked for the Pacifica Radio station KPFK-FM and ...
I don't care how famous he gets, he'll always be Roger to me.
5. Grant Gustin
Actor | The Flash
Thomas Grant Gustin was born on January 14, 1990 in Norfolk, Virginia, to Tina Lynne (Sweeney), a pediatric nurse, and Thomas Avery Gustin. In 2008, he graduated from Granby High School and went on to attend the BFA Music Theatre Program at Elon University in North Carolina for two years. He left ...
6. Eric Szmanda
Actor | CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
Eric Szmanda is an American actor best known for his role of forensic investigator "Greg Sanders" on "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation". Eric was born and raised in Wisconsin where he was active in school plays and community theatre. He moved to LA at the age of 19 to study acting at the American ...
Him & Nick Stokes are the main reason I watch CSI.
Actor | Bones
Eric Millegan was born in Hackettstown, New Jersey and raised in Springfield Oregon. He is currently found on television as Zack Addy in the FOX hit show, Bones (2005). Other TV credits include guest spots on Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001) and Sidney Lumet's 100 Centre Street (2001). On ...
I hate that he's gay but he's still hot.
Actor | Doctor Who
One of Scotland's greatest ever actors, David Tennant has won almost universal acclaim from audiences, critics and fellow professionals for his outstanding and award-winning performances on stage and screen. He was born David John McDonald in West Lothian, Scotland, to Essdale Helen (McLeod) and ...
If you have never seen "Doctor Who", go watch it NOW!!!
Actor | The Social Network
Andrew Russell Garfield was born in Los Angeles, California, to a British-born mother, Lynn (Hillman), and an American-born father, Richard Garfield. When he was three, he moved to Surrey, U.K., with his parents and older brother. He is of English and Polish-Jewish heritage. Andrew was raised in a ...
10. Kevin McHale
Actor | Glee
Totally the hottest guy on "Glee"!
Actor | Kick-Ass
Aaron Taylor-Johnson is an English stage, television, and film actor.
He was born Aaron Perry Johnson in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, to Sarah and Robert Johnson, a civil engineer. He has a sister, Gemma Johnson, who had a small role in his movie Tom & Thomas (2002). Aaron is of ...
12. Michael Angarano
Actor | The Forbidden Kingdom
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 ...
13. 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 ...
Actor | Bones
John Francis Daley began acting in the national and international tour of The Who's Tommy, playing young Tommy - and coming to national prominence in the critically acclaimed, cult classic series, Freaks and Geeks (1999). Formerly a regular on the Fox hit, Bones (2005), John can also be seen in the...
I adore Sweets but his teeth are too perfect.
15. Sam Huntington
Actor | Detroit Rock City
A dynamic young actor, Sam Huntington was born in Peterborough, New Hampshire, on April 1, 1982. His father is a cabinet maker and owns his own business. His mother, Christen Stabile, is an actress on stage and screen (most famously in Knots Landing (1979)). She also is a teacher and writer.
16. Brian Dietzen
Actor | From Justin to Kelly
Hailing from Colorado, Brian Dietzen made his big-screen debut alongside Kelly Clarkson and Justin Guarini in From Justin to Kelly (2003) . He graduated with a BFA, majoring in acting, the University of Colorado at Boulder. He performed with the Colorado Shakespeare Festival for two years and spent...
I feel like his hotness is overshadowed by DiNozzo, so I had to put him on my list.
17. 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 ...
Actor | Dear White People
John Patrick's first gift was for music and his first ambition was to become a lead guitarist in his own band. He credits the band Nirvana for his musical inspiration, but it was his cameo in "Almost Famous" that set him on the road to acting. He also graduated high school at 15. John has a younger...
19. Rupert Grint
Rupert Alexander Lloyd Grint was born in Harlow, Essex, England, the elder son of Joanne (Parsons) and Nigel Grint, who dealt in memorabilia. The first of 5 children, Rupert has one brother and 3 sisters. His brother James was born when Rupert was a year old, Georgina and Samantha were born in 1993...
I have a weakness for gingers & they do have souls Graham Norton!!
20. Kyle Gallner
Actor | American Sniper
Kyle Gallner was born in West Chester, Pennsylvania. He started his career by following his sister along to one of her auditions.
Perhaps best know for his role as Cassidy "Beaver" Casablancas on the CW's lone hit series, Veronica Mars (2004), actor Kyle Gallner had been appearing in films and on ...
21. Sean Murray
Sean Murray was born on November 15, 1977 in Bethesda, Maryland, USA as Sean Harland Murray. He is an actor, known for NCIS (2003), Hocus Pocus (1993) and Harts of the West (1993). He has been married to Carrie James since November 26, 2005. They have two children.
The Geek of all Geeks...Timothy McGee!!!
22. Logan Lerman
Actor | The Perks of Being a Wallflower
One of today's leading talents across both independent and mainstream film, Logan Lerman is an immensely talented actor who takes on challenging roles and brings dynamic characters to life on screen.
Logan was born in Beverly Hills, to a Jewish family. His parents are Lisa (Goldman), who worked as ...
23. 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 ...
24. Jerry Trainor
Actor | Evolution
Jerry Trainor was born on January 21, 1977, and is an American television and movie actor. Jerry graduated from the University of San Diego High School, which is now known as Cathedral Catholic High School, and Jerry's mother teaches both pre-calculus and calculus there. It has been said that Jerry...
26. Ryan Cartwright
Actor | Alphas
Ryan Cartwright was born on March 14, 1981 in Erdington, Birmingham, England. He is known for his work on Vacation (2015), Alphas (2011), Mad Men (2009) and Bones (2008-2011). After working for many years in England on shows like Hardware (2003-2004), Donovan (2005-2006) and The Grimleys (1999-2001...
Mr. Nigel-Murray, my fellow random facts machine! :)
27. Mitchel Musso
Actor | Pair of Kings
Born in Garland, a suburb of Dallas, Texas, Mitchel Musso began his professional acting career at the age of 8 years old
Mitchel Musso stars as responsible and anxious twin Brady, who is eager to prove his worth as king, in Disney XD's Emmy-nominated comedy series "Pair of Kings." He can also be ...
28. Nathan Kress
Actor | Into the Storm
Known around the world for his lead role on Nickelodeon's hit show "iCarly", Nathan plays Freddie Benson, Carly's smitten next-door neighbor and technical producer of her web show. Now that iCarly has ended its stellar run, Nathan is breaking out into feature films, as a lead in "Into the Storm," a...
29. Adam Sevani
Actor | Step Up 3D
Did you see his face in "Step Up 2" when that hot girl kissed him...he's a geek(but an adorable geek).
30. Zachary Levi
Actor | Chuck
The middle child between two sisters, Zachary Levi was born as Zachary Levi Pugh, on September 29, 1980, in Lake Charles, Louisiana, to Susan (Hoctor) and Darrell Pugh. He uses his middle name as his stage surname, because his birth name, "Pugh", which is of Welsh origin, sounds too much like "Pew"...
Actor | Insatiable
Christopher Gorham was born on August 14, 1974 in Fresno, California, USA as Christopher David Gorham. He is an actor and director, known for Insatiable (2018), Covert Affairs (2010) and 2 Broke Girls (2011). He has been married to Anel Lopez Gorham since January 22, 2000. They have three children.
32. John Krasinski
Actor | A Quiet Place
Tall, handsome American film and television star John Krasinski is known for his role as sardonic nice guy Jim Halpert on NBC's popular TV series, The Office (2005), for which he won a 2007 and 2008 Screen Actors Guild Award for outstanding performance by an ensemble in a comedy series.
Born John ...
33. David Krumholtz
Actor | The Deuce
David Krumholtz was born on May 15, 1978 in Queens, New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for The Deuce (2017), Sausage Party (2016) and Slums of Beverly Hills (1998). He has been married to Vanessa Britting since May 22, 2010. They have two children.
He was the only reason I watched "Numbers".
34. Shia LaBeouf
Actor | Transformers
Shia Saide LaBeouf was born in Los Angeles, California, to Shayna (Saide) and Jeffrey Craig LaBeouf, and is an only child. His mother is from an Ashkenazi Jewish family, while his father has Cajun (French) ancestry. His parents are divorced. He started his career by doing stand-up comedy around ...
People forget he started out a huge dork on "Even Stevens".
35. Grant Imahara
Visual_effects | Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith
Electronics wizard Grant Imahara has been behind the scenes of many top Hollywood films for years. An expert at animatronics, his skills were used extensively at George Lucas' Industrial Light & Magic, where his talent was demonstrated on various features including The Matrix sequels, the three ...
One of the few hot asian geeks!
36. David Henrie
Actor | Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2
David Clayton Henrie is an American actor, producer, director, and screenwriter. He is noted for playing Ted Mosby's future son Luke Mosby on How I Met Your Mother, Justin Russo in Wizards of Waverly Place, Larry on That's So Raven, London Busbee in Little Boy, and Rudy Ising in Walt Before Mickey.
37. Matthew Lewis
Matthew Lewis was born on June 27, 1989 in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England as Matthew David Lewis. He is an actor and producer, known for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011), Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005) and Me Before You (2016). He has been married to Angela Jones ...
Neville was totally badass when he killed Nagini!!
38. Shawn Ashmore
Actor | X2
Shawn Robert Ashmore was born one minute after his twin brother Aaron in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada, on October 7, 1979. He is the son of Linda, a homemaker, and Rick Ashmore, a manufacturing engineer. By the age of seven, when their mother became a part of the Multiple Births Association ...
The Ashmore brothers are in no particular order...
39. Aaron Ashmore
Actor | Veronica Mars
Aaron was born one minute before his twin, Shawn Ashmore, in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada. He is the son of homemaker Linda and manufacturing engineer Rick. When they were 10, their mother was a part of a club called the "Multiple Births Association," or as Aaron likes to call it, "The ...
...they are both equally hot!
40. Rupert Evans
Actor | Hellboy
Having graduated from Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art, Rupert Evans started his career working mainly in television. Notably in British costume dramas such as 'Sons & Lovers' starring Sarah Lancashire and Hugo Speer, North and South, 'Crime and Punishment' and 'Fingersmith' with Imelda ...
41. Jason Earles
Actor | Hannah Montana: The Movie
Growing up the middle of five children, Jason Earles was always looking for a way to stand out and get a little attention. In the third grade, he stumbled upon theater, playing Hansel in "Hansel and Gretel" and acting quickly became his life. While growing up in Oregon and then attending Rocky ...
42. Adam Brody
Actor | The O.C.
Adam Jared Brody was born and raised in San Diego, California, the son of Valerie Jill (Siefman), a graphic artist, and Mark Alan Brody, a lawyer. His parents, both originally from Michigan, are both from Jewish families (from Russia and Poland). Adam spent a lot of his teen years hanging out with ...
43. Justin Bartha
Actor | The Hangover
Justin Bartha was born on July 21, 1978 in West Bloomfield, Michigan, USA as Justin Lee Bartha. He is an actor and producer, known for The Hangover (2009), National Treasure (2004) and National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007). He has been married to Lia Smith since January 4, 2014. They have one ...
I'd pick him over Nicolas Cage any day! :)
44. Barrett Foa
Barrett Foa is a series regular on the hit CBS drama, NCIS: Los Angeles (2009). He plays tech operator/surfer "Eric Beale" alongside Chris O'Donnell, LL Cool J and Oscar winner Linda Hunt.
Since moving to Los Angeles in January 2009, Foa has been a recurring guest on Entourage (2004) (as Ari's ...
Watch "NCIS:Los Angeles", you'll understand.
45. Jay Baruchel
Actor | Goon
Jay Baruchel was born in Ottawa, Ontario, and was raised in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He is the son of Robyne (Ropell), a freelance writer, and Serge Victor Baruchel, an antiques dealer. He has a younger sister who also acts. He started acting in 1995 when he made his first of three appearances on ...
46. Jim Parsons
Actor | The Big Bang Theory
Having grown up in Houston, and its northern suburb of Spring, he made his first stage appearance in a school play at the age of 6. Parsons then went on to study theater at the University of Houston. From there he won a place on a two-year Masters course in classical theater at the University of ...
I would love to raid Sheldon's t-shirt drawer!! :)
47. Geoffrey Arend
Actor | (500) Days of Summer
Geoffrey Arend was born on February 28, 1978 in Manhattan, New York, USA as Geoffrey R. Arend. He is an actor, known for (500) Days of Summer (2009), Super Troopers (2001) and Garden State (2004). He has been married to Christina Hendricks since October 11, 2009.
I love watching him on "Body of Proof"!! *sigh*
48. Masi Oka
Actor | Heroes
Masayori "Masi" Oka is a Japanese American actor, producer and digital effects artist. He became widely known for his role on NBC's Heroes as Hiro Nakamura and in CBS' Hawaii Five-0 as Doctor Max Bergman. Oka was born in Tokyo, Japan, to Setsuko Oka. His parents divorced when he was one month old; ...
Hiro Nakamura, Yatta!!!
49. David Blue
Actor | 12 Days of Giving
The youngest of three boys, David Blue grew up as the comedian of the family. A lifelong actor, singer and dancer, Blue spent years performing onstage. He eventually graduated from the conservatory at the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in both Acting and Musical Theatre ...
50. T.J. Thyne
Actor | How the Grinch Stole Christmas
TJ was born in Boston, Massachusetts, attended high school in Plano, Texas, graduated high school in 1993, and moved to Los Angeles to attend college. He attended the University of Southern California's theatre program, graduating in 1997. Through college, he worked as an extra in films (including ...
53. Jesse Eisenberg
Actor | The Social Network
Curly haired and with a fast-talking voice, Jesse Eisenberg is a movie actor, known for his Academy Award nominated role as Mark Zuckerberg in the 2010 film The Social Network. He has also starred in the films The Squid and the Whale, Adventureland, The Education of Charlie Banks, 30 Minutes or ...
54. Topher Grace
Actor | Spider-Man 3
Topher Grace was born Christopher John Grace in New York City, New York, to Pat, a schoolmaster's assistant, and John Grace, an executive. He was raised in Darien, Connecticut. He attended boarding school in New Hampshire for two years, where he began his acting career in such musicals as "Joseph ...
Actor | General Hospital
Before moving out west, Bradford enjoyed a very successful theater career. A native of the Lakes Region of New Hampshire, and graduate of New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, he had an award-winning stretch of work that included both musicals and dramas. Playing opposite John Glover(see ...
56. Michael Shanks
Actor | Stargate SG-1
Michael Shanks was born on December 15, 1970 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada as Michael Garrett Shanks. He is an actor and producer, known for Stargate SG-1 (1997), Stargate: Continuum (2008) and Elysium (2013). He has been married to Lexa Doig since August 2, 2003. They have two children.
57. Arthur Darvill
Actor | Doctor Who
Thomas Arthur Darvill, known professionally as Arthur Darvill, is an English actor and musician. He is perhaps most recognized as Rory Williams, one of the Eleventh Doctor's companions in Doctor Who (2005), and as Rev. Paul Coates in Broadchurch (2013). In 2013-2014 he appeared in the lead role in ...
58. Hill Harper
Actor | CSI: NY
Hill Harper, an accomplished film, television and stage actor, stars in the hit CBS drama series, CSI: NY (2004). He portrays "Dr. Sheldon Hawkes", a reclusive coroner who walked away from a promising surgical career after the traumatic loss of two patients. This February, he will star in the HBO ...
Soundtrack | The Princess Diaries
Robert Schwartzman was born on 24th December 1982 to parents, actress Talia Shire and producer Jack Schwartzman, in Los Angeles California. He was born into one of the film industry's most famous families, including uncle Francis Ford Coppola, cousin Nicolas Cage, cousin Sofia Coppola, (former) ...
Actor | Andromeda
Born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
From actor to writer to Dj to filmmaker, Gordon first stepped in front of the camera at age 12 in a movie with James Woods and Allan Arkin (Joshua Then and Now). Ever since he has lived and breathed film.
He trained at Theatre Aquarius and then began a long career ...
61. Frederick Weller
Actor | Armageddon
Frederick Weller was born on April 18, 1966 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. He is an actor and director, known for Armageddon (1998), The Shape of Things (2003) and In Plain Sight (2008). He has been married to Ali Marsh since September 6, 2003. They have one child.
62. Dominic Monaghan
Dominic Monaghan is best known for his role in the movie adaptations of "Lord of the Rings". Before that, he became known in England for his role in the British television drama Hetty Wainthropp Investigates (1996).
Monaghan was born in Berlin, West Germany, to British parents Maureen, a nurse, and ...
The hottest Hobbit in the whole Shire!
63. Matt Smith
Actor | Doctor Who
Matt Smith is an English actor who shot to fame in the UK aged 26 when he was cast by producer Steven Moffat as the Eleventh Doctor in the BBC's iconic science-fiction adventure series Doctor Who (2005).
Matthew Robert Smith was born and raised in Northampton, the son of Lynne (Fidler) and David ...
64. Dan Byrd
Actor | Easy A
It was over a decade ago when Marietta, Georgia, resident Dan Byrd was first bitten by the acting bug. The then-8-year-old Byrd went to see a live performance of Andrew Lloyd Webber's "The Phantom of the Opera" on Broadway and was hooked.
Now all grown up and living in Los Angeles, California, Byrd ...
65. Zach Braff
Actor | Garden State
Zach Braff was born and raised in South Orange, New Jersey, to Anne Hutchinson (Maynard), a clinical psychologist, and Harold Irwin Braff, a trial attorney. His father is from Russia and Austria, while Zach's mother, who is from a family with deep roots in New England. Zach attended Columbia High ...
66. Jimmi Simpson
Actor | Date Night
Jimmi Simpson is an American actor. He was born in Hackettstown, New Jersey, the youngest of three brothers. After graduating from Bloomsburg University with a Bachelor of Arts in theater, he acted for four seasons at the Williamstown Theatre Festival in Massachusetts.
Simpson made his film debut in...
67. Seth Green
Actor | Austin Powers in Goldmember
Seth Green has starred in numerous films and television series including the Austin Powers trilogy, The Italian Job (2003), Without a Paddle (2004), Party Monster (2003), Can't Hardly Wait (1998), Old Dogs (2009) and dozens more, including starring roles in Sexy Evil Genius (2013), The Story of Luke...
68. Elijah Wood
Elijah Wood is an American actor best known for portraying Frodo Baggins in Peter Jackson's blockbuster Lord of the Rings film trilogy. In addition to reprising the role in The Hobbit series, Wood also played Ryan in the FX television comedy Wilfred (2011) and voiced Beck in the Disney XD animated ...
The second hottest Hobbit in the Shire!
69. Johnny Galecki
Actor | The Big Bang Theory
John Mark Galecki was born in Bree, Belgium, to American parents; his father was stationed there while serving in the U.S. Air Force. When he was three years old, his family moved to Chicago, Illinois, where he grew up with his parents, Mary Lou and Richard Galecki, and siblings, sister Allison (...
70. Paul McGillion
Actor | Stargate: Atlantis
The sixth of seven children, Paul's family emigrated to Canada from Paisley, Scotland when he was just 2 years old. He returned to Scotland during his early teens for a few years before heading back to Canada . Paul has a degree in Teaching and while studying at University, got involved in various ...
71. David Hewlett
Actor | The Shape of Water
David Hewlett was born on April 18, 1968 in Redhill, Surrey, England as David Ian Hewlett. He is an actor and writer, known for The Shape of Water (2017), Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011) and Stargate: Atlantis (2004). He has been married to Jane Loughman since June 21, 2008. They have one ...
72. Michael Cera
Actor | Superbad
Canadian actor Michael Cera was born in Brampton, Ontario, to parents who worked for Xerox. His mother, Linda, who is from Quebec, has English, Irish, Scottish, and Dutch ancestry, and his father, Luigi Cera, is Sicilian. Michael is the middle child between two sisters. He was educated at Conestoga...