25 Top Young Hollywood

by LASuperstars | created - 31 Dec 2011 | updated - 01 Jan 2012 | Public

Some of the top kids in Hollywood today. Watch out for these up and comers!

1. Booboo Stewart

Actor | The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1

Booboo Stewart was thrust into the spotlight with his winning the coveted role of Seth Clearwater in the The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010) and reprising the role in both The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 (2011) and The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 (2012). At age 10 Booboo began his...

2. China Anne McClain

Actress | Hubie Halloween

China Anne McClain comes from an artistic family. Her father, Michael McClain, is a music producer, vocalist, writer and sound engineer. His first production was on Beyonce's younger sister, Solange Knowles (Solo Star CD - track no.16 entitled Sky Away). China Anne's mother, Shontell, is also a ...

3. Dylan Riley Snyder

Actor | Kickin' It

Dylan Riley Snyder was born on January 24, 1997 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA as Dylan Riley Jacob Snyder. He is known for his work on Kickin' It (2011), Better Call Saul (2015) and Flock of Four (2017). He has been married to Allisyn Snyder since September 19, 2019.

4. Madison Pettis

Actress | American Pie Presents: Girls' Rules

Madison Pettis got her big break with her first film at 8 years old playing the daughter of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson in Disney's hit family comedy, The Game Plan. Madison is now all grown up with an extensive list of acting credits and a following on social media of over 12 million fans. She's ...

5. Kenton Duty

Actor | My Name Is Khan

Kenton Duty began his acting career when he was 9 years old in the Dallas Theater Center's stage production of "A Christmas Carol". He began auditioning for roles in Los Angeles after he was discovered at a workshop at the Young Actors Studio in Dallas, Texas by Hollywood talent agent Cindy Osbrink...

6. Olivia Holt

Actress | Cloak & Dagger

Olivia Holt was born in Germantown, Tennessee to parents, Mark and Kim Holt. When she was only 3 years old, she started singing and acting on the stage. Besides acting and singing, she has been a competitive gymnast for the past 5 years, and a competitive cheerleader for the past few years. At ...

7. Stefanie Scott

Actress | Insidious: Chapter 3

Nurturing an impressive body of work that encompasses film and television Stefanie Scott is one of Hollywood's most promising young talents. Best known with the release of Focus Features' and Blumhouse Productions' Insidious: Chapter 3, Stefanie completed all of her own stunts in the film, which ...

8. Katherine McNamara

Actress | Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments

Katherine McNamara, named one of Vanity Fair's "Breakout Bunch," is an accomplished actor, dancer, singer/songwriter and was just awarded the 2018 People's Choice Award for Top Female Television Actress for her leading role of 'Clary Fray' in the Freeform series, Shadowhunters (2016) ; a ...

9. Samantha Boscarino

Actress | The Clique

Boscarino was born on 26th of December in Ventura County, California in the USA, in 1994. She is Ecuadorian & Italian. Samantha Boscarino debuted from the film, The Clique (2008) as Alicia Rivera which in 2008. Samantha Boscarino featured, in the film, The Perfect Game (2009) as Gloria Jimenez and ...

10. Ava Allan

Actress | Pretty Little Liars

Ava Allan was born in Tarzana, California. She landed her first modeling job for Disney magazine when she was only five, and has continued to model for many national magazines, campaigns and commercials. Her television debut came at the age of ten on "True Jackson VP". Ava played 'young Amanda' to ...

11. Joey Luthman

Actor | Phobias

Joey is known as an award-winning dramatic and comedic actor. He is known for Weeds (2005) and recently on Chicago Med (2015) and Alexa & Katie (2018) and as PSC Jonathan Ridell on FOX 21 & National Geographic Channel Series: The Long Road Home (2017). He recently guest starred on Hawaii Five-0...

12. Marlowe Peyton

Actress | Fresh Off the Boat

Marlowe officially started her acting career at the age of four and has continued to work on both large and small screen. In her short years, she has been blessed with the opportunity to have worked with some very prestigious directors; Christopher Columbus, Alan Poul, Alisa Statman, Pamela Fryman,...

13. Nicola Peltz

Actress | Transformers: Age of Extinction

Nicola Peltz is emerging as a force to be reckoned with, on both the big and small screen. Her most prominent roles include the series Bates Motel (2013), and the films The Last Airbender (2010) and Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014).

Nicola was born in Westchester County, New York, to Claudia (...

14. Jordan Van Vranken

Actress | Bad Teacher

Jordan can be seen in episodes of Criminal Minds, Nickelodeon's Big Time Rush, in the Cameron Diaz film Bad Teacher, Breaking Glass Pictures' film After the Wizard, the indie feature The Wolves of Savin Hill, and heard in the Warner Brothers/HD Films' animated series CHADAM, also starring Katey ...

15. Justin Tinucci

Actor | Perry Mason

Justin Tinucci is originally from Denver, Colorado. He began acting at the age of 10 after he was contacted by the producers of iCarly and asked to guest star on a special skills episode called the iCarly Awards. The producers had discovered him after viewing television interviews of Justin and his...

16. Kathryn Newton

Actress | Big Little Lies

Kathryn Newton can be seen as the lead of Amazon's The Map of Tiny Perfect Things, which was released on February 12th, 2021. In the fall of 2020, Kathryn starred opposite Vince Vaughn in Universal's highly anticipated horror-comedy Freaky, in which she starred as a high schooler who switches ...

17. Garrett Backstrom

Actor | Hello Herman

Garrett Backstrom was born October 25, 1995 in Colorado Springs, Colorado, to Elizabeth and Gary Backstrom. He was raised in a Christian household and is strong in his faith. Between the ages of three to thirteen, Garrett was a competitive gymnast and trained at the Olympic Training Center. He won ...

18. Austin Anderson

Actor | Victorious

Austin Anderson is an actor, known for Victorious (2010), Wiener Dog Internationals (2017) and Wiener Dog Nationals (2013).

19. Bea Miller

Actress | Toy Story 3

Bea Miller is an American musician and actress from Maplewood, New Jersey. Beatrice has two moms, Hilery Kipnis, a former producer for "The Oprah Winfrey Show" and Kim Miller, a former stage manager for CBS. She lived in Maplewood with her moms and her twin sisters (Georgia and Esther), and now ...

20. Willow Shields

Actress | The Hunger Games

Willow Shields was born on June 1, 2000 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She has a twin sister, actress Autumn Shields, and an older brother, actor River Shields. Willow got her first job in 2008, narrating the short film Las Vegas New Mexico 1875 (2008), the story of a dying gunfighter who returns home...

21. Cierra Ramirez

Actress | Girl in Progress

Cierra Ramirez was born on March 9, 1995 in Houston, Texas, USA as Cierra Alexa Ramirez. She is an actress and producer, known for Girl in Progress (2012), The Fosters (2013) and The Secret Life of the American Teenager (2008).

22. Taylor Hay

Bumblebee

Born in San Diego, CA, Taylor Hay began acting at the age of four when she was cast in the first commercial she ever auditioned for. She worked steadily, building her body of work, until she was diagnosed with cancer at the age of nine. With that news, everything came to a halt. Once she regained ...

23. Mateus Ward

Actor | Relish

Mateus Ward is known for Criminal Minds (2005), Parenthood, Lab Rats: Bionic Island (2012), NCIS (2003) and his recurring role on the finale of Showtime's Weeds (2005). Mateus was a series regular on the limited series Hostages (2013) on CBS, and joined the cast as a series regular of TNT's Murder ...

24. Jordana Beatty

Actress | Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer

Jordana Beatty was born to a family of Australian descent. Her mother, Alexandra, is a Honda attorney, and her father, Zac, is a nightclub bartender.

After seeing the incredible musical Mary Poppins, she realized she wanted to act all her life. She began her career doing national commercials in her ...

25. Sam Lant

Actor | Project X

Sam was born in Truckee, California. He spent his primary years growing up on the North Shore of Lake Tahoe, learning to ski and wake-board depending on the season. Sam's break through in acting came at IMTA New York in 2006 when he won Pre-Teen Actor of the Year. Realizing acting was Sam's big ...



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