15 Up and Coming Male Actors

by redRomina | created - 12 Nov 2011 | updated - 13 Feb 2012 | Public

1. Noel Arthur

Actor | The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call - New Orleans

Grew up in Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies and moved to Harlem with his family in his early teens. Attended the United Nations International High School. Went to Denzel Washinginton's Alma Mater, Fordham University. After getting his MFA in acting at Columbia University, Noel moved to Los Angeles ...

2. Yousef Abu-Taleb

Actor | Lonelygirl15

Yousef Abu-Taleb is an actor and producer, known for Lonelygirl15 (2006), Washed Up Youtube Star and Bite Me (2010).

3. Eddy Salazar

Actor | The Insomniac

Eddy Salazar is an actor and producer, known for The Insomniac (2013), Unknowns (2012) and Spin (2007).

4. Jaime Zevallos

Actor | Cloak & Dagger

Born in Lima, Peru, Jaime Zevallos moved to New York at the age of three and grew up in both Queens and Great Neck, Long Island prior to moving to Los Angeles.

His parents are of Spanish (Spain), indigenous Peruvian, and German Jewish descent. Originally bearing the Pittman surname, his ancestors ...

5. Spencer Berger

Actor | Cover Stories

Spencer Berger was born on October 12, 1979 in New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Cover Stories (2012), Skills Like This (2007) and The Insomniac (2013).

6. Ben Whitehair

Actor | Better Call Saul

Ben plays FBI Agent Banks opposite Matthew McConaughey in the film GOLD. He also stars in the major motion picture AMELIA 2.0, and recent television appearances include THE NIGHT SHIFT and recurring roles on BETTER CALL SAUL, GRIMM, MANHATTAN, and the TNT pilot MONSTERS OF GOD.

His passion for ...

7. David August

Writer | Defining Moments

David August is an actor and writer, known for Defining Moments (2017), 127 Seconds (2012) and Simon (2018).

8. Evan O'Brien

Actor | Marlon

Actor Evan O'Brien began his career as a graduate of Northeastern University. After moving to Manhattan he began writing and performing in short films, plays, and live comedy.

He is known for 108 Stitches (2014) opposite Kate Vernon , Erin Cahill and Golden Globe winner Bruce Davison , in addition ...

9. Manuel Espinosa

Actor | Warrior

Manuel Espinosa is an actor, known for Warrior (2011), Miami Vice (1984) and The Insomniac (2013).

10. Joel Courtney

Actor | Super 8

Joel was born in Monterey, California, and raised in Moscow, Idaho. His parents are both school teachers. He is the youngest of four children and has two older brothers (Caleb and Josh) and an older sister (Chantelle). At age 14, Joel went to visit his brother, Caleb, during summer vacation. His ...

11. Ezra Miller

Actor | The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Ezra Matthew Miller was born in Wyckoff, New Jersey, to Marta (Koch), a modern dancer, and Robert S. Miller, who has worked at Workman Publishing and as former senior VP for Hyperion Books. He has two older sisters. Ezra is of Ashkenazi Jewish (father) and German-Dutch (mother) ancestry; he has ...

12. Chris Colfer

Actor | Struck by Lightning

Chris Colfer is a very talented actor and vocalist who was born on May 27, 1990 in Fresno, California, USA as Christopher Paul Colfer. He is an actor, known for Glee (2009-2015), Struck by Lightning (2012), and The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell. His break out role was as Kurt Hummel in Glee, ...

13. Nicholas Hoult

Actor | Mad Max: Fury Road

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 ...

14. Michael Cardelle

Actor | House of Usher

Michael Cardelle is an actor and producer, known for House of Usher (2008), Kamen Rider: Dragon Knight (2008) and As the World Turns (1956).

15. Jordi Vilasuso

Actor | The Invitation

Jordi Vilasuso was born on June 15, 1981 in Miami, Florida, USA as Jordi Alejandro Vilasuso. He is an actor, known for The Invitation (2015), This Modern Man Is Beat (2015) and Guiding Light (1952). He has been married to Kaitlin Riley since August 25, 2012. They have two children.

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