15 Up and Coming Male Actorsby redRomina | created - 12 Nov 2011 | updated - 13 Feb 2012 | Public
1. Noel Arthur
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.