Coolest Names

by Wiggmortem | created - 24 May 2012 | updated - 1 month ago | Public

Best and coolest sounding celebrity names. Taking suggestions.

1. Max Records

Actor | Where the Wild Things Are

Max Records was born on June 18, 1997 in Portland, Oregon, USA. He is an actor, known for Where the Wild Things Are (2009), I Am Not a Serial Killer (2016) and The Brothers Bloom (2008).

2. Rob Riggle

Actor | The Daily Show

Comedian, actor and United States Marine Corps Reserve Lieutenant Colonel Robert Allen Riggle, Jr. was born April 21, 1970 in Louisville, Kentucky, to Sandra (Shrout) and Robert Allen Riggle, who worked in insurance. Riggle has amassed notable television credits and has also earned roles in many ...

3. Dax Flame

Actor | Project X

Dax Flame was born as Madison Patrello. He is an actor and writer, known for Project X (2012), 21 Jump Street (2012) and 22 Jump Street (2014).

4. Edward Woodward

Actor | The Wicker Man

British actor Edward Woodward made a highly successful transition into Hollywood stardom in the mid 1980s thanks to a popular TV dramatic series. Possessing a magnetic, yet coldly handsome demeanor in the same mold as Christopher Plummer, he was born on June 1, 1930, in London and received his ...

5. Moon Bloodgood

Actress | Terminator Salvation

Moon Bloodgood was born on September 20, 1975 in Alliance, Nebraska, USA as Korinna Moon Bloodgood. She is known for her work on Terminator Salvation (2009), Faster (2010) and The Sessions (2012). She has been married to Grady Hall since August 2011. They have two children.

6. Rip Torn

Actor | Men in Black

Rip Torn was born Elmore Rual Torn Jr. on February 6, 1931 in Temple, Texas, the son of Thelma Mary (Spacek) and Elmore Rudolph Torn, who was an agriculturalist and economist, credited with popularizing the custom of eating black-eyes peas on New Year's Day. "Rip" is a family name, taken by ...

7. Imogen Poots

Actress | Green Room

British actress Imogen Poots was born in Hammersmith, London, England, the daughter of English-born Fiona (Goodall), a journalist, and Trevor Poots, a Northern Ireland-born television producer. She was educated at Bute House Preparatory School for Girls, Queen's Gate School for Girls and Latymer ...

8. Mackintosh Muggleton

Actor | 28 Weeks Later

Mackintosh Muggleton was born on February 16, 1994. He is a director and actor, known for 28 Weeks Later (2007), The Man in the Mist (2016) and Up Close with Carrie Keagan (2007).

9. Verne Troyer

Actor | The Love Guru

With a decades-long career as an actor and stuntman, Verne Troyer was best known for playing "Mini-Me," Dr. Evil's smaller and more concentrated pure evil protégé, in the hit comedies Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999) and Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002), and for his role in Harry ...

10. Derek Deadman

Actor | Time Bandits

The chances are, you have seen Derek Deadman in a movie - but just don't realize it! He is one of those actors to whom you instantly recognize the face, but not the name.

He has starred in a whole array of films and television series since the 1970s, playing normally minor roles, generally as the ...

11. Kick Gurry

Actor | Edge of Tomorrow

Kick Gurry was born on May 25, 1978 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia as Christopher Gurry. He is an actor, known for Edge of Tomorrow (2014), Spartan (2004) and Speed Racer (2008).

12. Genesis Rodriguez

Actress | Man on a Ledge

Genesis Rodriguez was born in Miami, Florida. She is the daughter of José Luis 'El Puma' Rodríguez, the famous Venezuelan singer and actor, and Carolina Perez, a Cuban model. She has two half-sisters. She was educated at the Carrolton School of the Sacred Heart in Miami. From childhood, Rodriguez ...

13. Nell Tiger Free

Actress | Too Old to Die Young

Nell Tiger Free was born in October 1999. She lives in Britain with her parents and older sister. She is a singer/actress. She has been in Mr Stink (2012) and has recently filmed Endeavour, an ITV television series.

14. Wes Craven

Writer | A Nightmare on Elm Street

Wes Craven has become synonymous with genre bending and innovative horror, challenging audiences with his bold vision.

Wesley Earl Craven was born in Cleveland, Ohio, to Caroline (Miller) and Paul Eugene Craven. He had a midwestern suburban upbringing. His first feature film was The Last House on ...

15. Rider Strong

Actor | Boy Meets World

Rider Strong was born on December 11, 1979 in San Francisco, California, USA as Rider King Strong. He is an actor and director, known for Boy Meets World (1993), Cabin Fever (2002) and The Dungeon Master (2011). He has been married to Alexandra Barreto since October 20, 2013. They have one child.

16. Liev Schreiber

Actor | Spotlight

Liev (pronounced Lee-ev) Schreiber was born in San Francisco. His mother, Heather (Milgram), is a painter, and his father, Tell Schreiber (Tell Carroll Schreiber III), is a theatrical actor who had a small role in The Keeper (1976). His mother is from a working-class Jewish family from Poland and ...

17. Jewel Staite

Actress | Firefly

Born in White Rock, BC, Canada. Spent first three years of life in Maui. Started out modeling, was recommened to act at age 6. Won best actor in "Meeting Dad", a Vancouver Film School short.

18. Armie Hammer

Actor | The Social Network

Armand Douglas Hammer was born in Los Angeles, California, to Dru Ann (Mobley) and Michael Armand Hammer, a businessman. His great-grandfather, Armand Hammer, was a prominent tycoon and philanthropist who ran the company Occidental Petroleum for many decades. Armie's ancestry includes ...

19. Armin Rohde

Actor | Lola rennt

Armin Rohde was born on April 4, 1955 in Gladbeck, Germany. He is an actor, known for Run Lola Run (1998), Contagion (2011) and A Sound of Thunder (2005). He has been married to Angela Baronin von Schilling since 1995.

20. Wilfried Hochholdinger

Actor | X: First Class

Wilfried Hochholdinger was born on October 8, 1962 in Bamberg, Germany. He is an actor, known for X-Men: First Class (2011), Inglourious Basterds (2009) and The Physician (2013).

21. Powers Boothe

Actor | The Avengers

Incisive, gravelly-voiced screen tough guy Powers Boothe was born on June 1, 1948 in Snyder, Texas, a sharecropper's son. Used to hard physical work "chopping cotton" as a youngster, he went on to become the first member of his family to attend university. He then proceeded to study acting via a ...

22. Texas Battle

Actor | Dragonball Evolution

As the song states, "The Stars at Night are big and bright ... Deep in the Heart of Texas!" That's what Texas Battle has, heart. A heart and desire for acting. This young man is taking Hollywood by storm the past couple years! He will now be one of Daytime's hottest hunks as he just started a three...

23. Evangeline Lilly

Actress | Ant-Man

Evangeline Lilly, born in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, in 1979, was discovered on the streets of Kelowna, British Columbia, by the famous Ford modeling agency. Although she initially decided to pass on a modeling career, she went ahead and signed with Ford anyway, to help pay for her University of ...

24. Scoot McNairy

Actor | Argo

During the early 2000s, actor Scoot McNairy quickly came to specialize in portrayals of colorful and individualistic young men with a slightly rebellious edge. McNairy began during the early to mid-2000s, with bit parts in films including Wonderland (2003), Herbie: Fully Loaded (2005), and Art ...

25. In Bum Hwang

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26. Vin Diesel

Actor | Guardians of the Galaxy

Vin Diesel was born Mark Sinclair in Alameda County, California, along with his fraternal twin brother, Paul Vincent. He was raised by his astrologer/psychologist mother, Delora Sherleen (Sinclair), and adoptive father, Irving H. Vincent, an acting instructor and theatre manager, in an artists' ...

27. Tip Tipping

Actor | Aliens

Tip Tipping was born on February 13, 1958 in England as Tim Tipping. He is known for his work on Aliens (1986), Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991) and Willow (1988). He died on February 5, 1993 in Alnwick, Northumberland, England.

28. Sugar Lyn Beard

Actress | Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates

Sugar Lyn Beard was born on August 27, 1981 in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada as Stephanie Lyn Beard. She is an actress and producer, known for Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates (2016), Sausage Party (2016) and 50/50 (2011).

29. Wilf Scolding

Actor | Game of Thrones

Wilf Scolding is an actor, known for Game of Thrones (2011), Bees Make Honey (2017) and The Passing Bells (2014).

30. Judge Reinhold

Actor | Beverly Hills Cop

Judge Reinhold has been in over seventy-five motion picture and television roles and enjoys a 25-year relationship with an international audience of all ages. His films include Stripes, Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Ruthless People, and Disney's Christmas franchise, The Santa Clause 1, 2 & 3. ...

31. Slim Pickens

Actor | Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

Slim Pickens spent the early part of his career as a real cowboy and the latter part playing cowboys, and he is best remembered for a single "cowboy" image: that of bomber pilot Maj. "King" Kong waving his cowboy hat rodeo-style as he rides a nuclear bomb onto its target in the great black comedy ...

32. Chosen Jacobs

Actor | It

Chosen Jacobs is definitely a rising star! Although new to Hollywood, he has always been able to entertain a crowd.

Chosen Jacobs is best known for his role as Mike Hanlon in the box office hit film, "IT Chapter One" and "IT Chapter Two". He has a recurring role on the hit CBS show "Hawaii Five-0," ...

33. Nat Faxon

Actor | The Way Way Back

Nat Faxon was born as Nathaniel Nat Faxon on October 11, 1975. He was born in Boston, the capital city of Massachusetts, United States of America. Faxon spent his early childhood living in the seaside community of Manchester-by-the-Sea, which is located in Massachusetts his birthplace.

He is white ...

34. Dick Butkus

Actor | Gremlins 2: The New Batch

Richard J. Butkus, "Dick", was born in Chicago, Illinois, December 9, 1942. He graduated from the University of Illinois where he was a two time All- American line backer. A first round draft pick of the Chicago Bears, Dick played for them from 1965-1973, and was named All-Pro linebacker seven ...

35. Engelbert Humperdinck

Soundtrack | Game Night

Engelbert Humperdinck was born on May 2, 1936 in Madras, Madras Presidency, British India as Arnold George Dorsey. He has been married to Patricia Healey since April 18, 1964. They have four children.

36. CCH Pounder

Actress | The Shield

The CCH stands for Carol Christine Hilaria, her birth name. Most of her characters are enriched with positive attributes and it is a testament to this actress' abilities that she continues on such a high plane in a four-decade career.

Born on Christmas Day 1952 in Guyana, she was raised on a sugar ...

37. Morgan Spector

Actor | Homeland

Morgan Spector was born as Morgan Michael Spector. He is known for his work on Homeland (2011), Boardwalk Empire (2010) and Chuck (2016). He has been married to Rebecca Hall since September 26, 2015.

38. Gugu Mbatha-Raw

Actress | Belle

Gugu Mbatha-Raw was born Gugulethu Sophia Mbatha in the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, England. Her father, Patrick Mbatha, is a Black South African doctor, and her mother, Anne Raw, is a Caucasian English nurse. Her parents separated when she was a year old, and she was brought up by her mother ...

39. Finn Wolfhard

Actor | It

Finn Wolfhard was born in Vancouver, Canada, where he is now in high school. He has always had a laser focus on continuously growing as an actor, all the way back from the time that he saw his first movie (thank you Sam Raimi's Spider-Man (2002)!).

Following that pivotal life event, Finn went to ...

40. Constance Zimmer

Actress | UnREAL

Constance Alice Zimmer decided to pursue a career in acting after she fell in love with the craft as a high school student. Once out of high school, Zimmer was accepted at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Pasadena, and began appearing in local theater. She was the recipient of a "Best ...

41. Rain Dove Dubilewski

Actress | Madness

Vogue, Buzzfeed, Elle, Marie Claire, Cosmo, Harper's Bazaar, Mashable, People.com and many more have all featured Rain Dove. The androgynous model/actor/speaker. She is known for for TED talk about identity, controversial films, and several viral campaigns including a lingerie shoot challenging ...

42. Ser'Darius Blain

Actor | Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

Ser'Darius Blain was born on March 10, 1987 in the USA as Ser'Darius William Blain. He is an actor and director, known for Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017), Charmed (2018) and The Last Full Measure (2020).

43. Silas Archer Gustav

Actor | Eve

Silas Archer Gustav is an actor, known for Eve, The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then The Bigfoot (2018) and Code 13: Unreadable (2020).

44. Bobcat Goldthwait

Director | God Bless America

Robert Francis 'Bobcat' Goldthwait, born May 26, 1962, is an American comedian, and writer, producer, director, and star of films and television shows. He is most widely known for his at times screechy voice and scattergun delivery during his standup comedy performances and some film roles.

He was ...

45. Wings Hauser

Actor | The Insider

The son of writer/producer/actor Dwight Hauser, who worked on (amongst many other projects) the classic "Whistler" radio series, and Geraldine Hauser (the daughter of author Tom Thieness), he raised a child as a single father, having arrived in Hollywood "with thirty dollars and a box of pampers" -...

46. Percy Daggs III

Actor | Veronica Mars

Percy Daggs III was born on July 20, 1982. He is an actor and producer, known for Veronica Mars (2004), Veronica Mars (2014) and iZombie (2015).

47. Cosmo Segurson

Ed Wood

Cosmo Segurson was born on March 18, 1974 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Mark A Segurson. He is known for his work on Ed Wood (1994), Camp Lazlo! (2004) and Nic & Tristan Go Mega Dega (2010).

48. Whip Hubley

Actor | Top Gun

Whip Hubley was born on May 17, 1957 in New York City, New York, USA as Grant Shelby Hubley. He is known for his work on Top Gun (1986), Executive Decision (1996) and Species (1995). He has been married to Dinah Minot since June 4, 1988. They have three children.

49. Udo Kier

Actor | The Painted Bird

Udo Kier was born October 14, 1944 in Cologne, Germany, during World War II. His entrance was just as dramatic as some of his roles. On the evening of his birth Udo's mother requested extra time with her new baby. The nurses had gathered all of the other babies and returned them to the nursery when...



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