Most Interesting Character Actors

by RichMeehan | created - 31 May 2012 | updated - 19 Jan 2013 | Public

Your favorite character actor didn't make the list just suggest someone that I might have missed. Also tell me why you think I should add, if I agree then I will add.

1. James Martin Kelly

Actor | Men in Black 3

This is the only authorized biography of James Martin Kelly. James Martin Kelly is an American character actor, born on September 6th, in Brooklyn New York to James Francis and Joan Marie Kelly. Jim married Mary-Ellen on Oct 8, 1978. In 1988 Jim and Mary-Ellen moved to Florida to raise their four ...

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2. Christian Calloway

Actor | Ted K

At a young age Christian viewed the cowboys at Universal Studios as his heroes and people he would want to be. Years later it was a true dream come true as he reached out and shook hands with the very men he had admired. At this point they said "Welcome to the Universal Studios Western Stunt Team."...

homeless man

3. Jasper Cole

Actor | American Horror Story

Jasper plays "Cory Black" on the hit Bet series The Family Business opposite Ernie Hudson. He was awarded Best Screen Villain by the International Nollywood Film Festival in 2019. He just completed filming in August 2020 during the pandemic the film, Fall, starring Jeffrey Dean Morgan, written and ...

a veteran villainous character actor, Jasper continues his streak as "Joey Snake Eyes

4. Harlan J. Strauss

Actor | Empire

Harlan J. Strauss is a full-time professional actor working in film and TV, based out of New York City and Washington, DC. He has trained at the Stella Adler Studio, studying with Ron Burrus, Sam Schacht, and Bill Hopkins, among others. Also, he has worked often with independent film Director Bill ...

known for his edgy and creative portrayals of his characters, who on the surface appear very traditional, but under the surface...just wild!

5. Gregory Blair

Actor | Garden Party Massacre

Award-winning actor/writer/director/producer Gregory Blair was born and bred in Southern California. He studied throughout Los Angeles--including UCLA--as well as abroad at Cambridge University. He is the recipient of a Geoffrey Award for Best Character Actor, an EOTM Award for Best Director and a ...

His performance in the Santa Monica Guild's production of A.R. Gurney's "Sylvia" garnered him a Geoffrey Award for Best Character Actor.

6. Ray Wise

Actor | Batman: The Killing Joke

Raymond Herbert "Ray" Wise (born August 20, 1947) is an American actor. Some of his best-known roles include Leland Palmer in Twin Peaks (1990), henchman Leon C. Nash in RoboCop (1987), Jack Taggart Sr. in Jeepers Creepers 2 (2003), the Devil in the CW television series Reaper (2007), Donald ...


7. Erik Mueller


The son of an artist and a dancer, Erik grew up surrounded by creative people in a New Jersey art colony. As a small child, he started making and acting in his own movies and convinced all his friends to join in. His most recent project is the web series "Wall Geek." Erik's character, Daniel, is a ...

geeky roles

8. Andrea Havens

Actress | Unbreakable

Andrea Havens is an actress and producer, known for Unbreakable (2000), Assumption of Risk (2014) and Deadly Consequences (2010).


9. Ozzie Stewart

Actress | Manifest

Ozzie Stewart is an actress and producer, known for Manifest (2018), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999) and Small Engine Repair (2021).

hardcore business woman, nosey neighbour, bitch,

10. Renee Daw

Actress | Doc

Renee' Daw was born and raised in Alaska and resides in Los Angeles. Being raised in a military family she learned how to shoot, fish, and camp in all sorts of weather. At the young age of 10 she started pursuing acting and was steadily involved in community theatre and later attending The Academy ...

The Geeky Girl Next Door

11. Cory Blevins

Actor | Get Shorty

Cory Blevins was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. He grew up surrounded by the auto industry, but began performing on stage while studying at Western Michigan University. After graduation, he attended the MFA program at Florida State University/Asolo Conservatory for Acting. While earning his ...

detective or officer

12. Jason E. Hill

Independence Day: Resurgence

Jason E. Hill was born in New York, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Independence Day: Resurgence (2016), The Lone Ranger (2013) and Preacher (2016).

officer, military

13. Sabrina Dickens

Actress | My Lonely Me

Sabrina is a British actress from South Wales, best known for her leading dual role in My Lonely Me, directed by multi award winning Director Joe Scott. Sabrina previously trained at the University of South Wales, and over the years has worked alongside an array of talented actors including: John ...

villiam and victim

14. Cela Yildiz

Actor | X: The End Time

" I'm an actor, impersonator, a true shapeshifter. I'll bring old and new characters alive. "

Born in Karaman , grew up and living in Genk, Belgium. Always creative, but studied Accountancy,Informatics and later on specialized in Logistic Management. His very first acting experience was a sugar ...


15. Chuck Saale

Actor | Suicide by Cop

Chuck Saale was born on September 14, 1946 in Los Angeles County, California, USA as Charles Leonard Saale. He is an actor and producer, known for Suicide by Cop, Ambushed (2013) and Bright (2017).

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16. Chalet Lizette Brannan

Actress | Legend of the White Dragon

Chalet Lizette Brannan is a teen actress that beat Leukemia at age 10. Chalet is an Official Ambassador for Along Comes Hope which is a worldwide charity for children suffering cancer and other major illnesses. She started her career by making a PSA for Walt Disney World entitled "Saving A Manatee"...

horror's littlest star

17. Beth Grant

Actress | Donnie Darko

Raised in the South, Beth Grant moved frequently as a child and enjoys claiming several towns and cities in Alabama, Georgia, and North Carolina as home. She was a Page in the North Carolina Senate, attended the North Carolina Governor's School for Gifted and Talented students, and received a ...

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18. Cleo King

Actress | Magnolia

Cleo King was born on August 21, 1962 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA as Harriet Cleo King. She is an actress and director, known for Magnolia (1999), The Hangover (2009) and Pineapple Express (2008).

"Smell This Shoe"

19. Viola Davis

Actress | Fences

Viola Davis is a critically revered actress of film, television, and theater and has won rave reviews for her multitude of substantial and intriguingly diverse roles. Audiences across the United States and internationally have admired her for her work- including her celebrated, Oscar-nominated ...

The Help

20. Enrique Alcides

Actor | Hospital Central

European actor Enrique Alcides was born in Canary Islands and grew up in the Sahara Desert and Cádiz, Andalucía, the land of his ancestors.At an early age he began a long journey of experiences.Some professionals who have contributed to his acting skills development are John Malkovich,Susan Batson,...

21. John Duggan

Actor | Jab Tak Hai Jaan

John Duggan is an actor, voice-artiste, model and presenter. Professionally qualified as an interviewer, evaluator and counselor. He has many years of corporate experience - role-play, presenter, psychometric evaluator and trainer. He has a soothing and mild Northern English accent and has worked ...

22. Chip Carriere

Actor | Project Power

Chip Carriere is an actor and Louisiana-native based out of the artistically-diverse New Orleans area. From Chip's early youth and throughout his life, his interests have always been diverse from spending countless hours adventuring through the Louisiana marshlands to immersing himself in theater ...

23. John Karyus

Actor | Poultrygeist: Night of the Chicken Dead

John Karyus was born on September 3, 1975 in Buffalo, New York, USA. He is known for his work on Poultrygeist: Night of the Chicken Dead (2006), V/H/S/2 (2013) and Killjoy Goes to Hell (2012).

24. Christian Hipolito

Actor | The Cure

A Filipino born New Zealand Actor Christian Hipolito made his professional debut in 2011 playing as an Extra in the Hobbit film. Later that year, he was also shown at the movie "The Cure", directed by David Gould. Since then, he has started showing his prowess in acting in different field either in...

25. David Lautman


David Lautman was born in Los Angeles, CA. In addition to acting in Film and TV, David has performed in Theatre and has appeared in numerous commercials including a Campaign Spokesperson role for CarGurus. David credits his father Ben Lautman for inspiring him to become an Actor. Ben is most known ...

26. Wendell Charles NeSmith

Director | My Salvation

I spent my life invested in wisdom and naturally graduated in philosophy at university. When I understood the bigger picture, I created free pieces of information in order to effectively convey those topics. I wrote many books sharing my wisdom into what a better tomorrow could look like. I ...

27. Keith Rafalko

Actor | Shuddersome: Nursery Rhymes

Keith Rafalko is a professional actor who grew up in Paterson, New Jersey. As a young boy Keith performed in various on stage school and city dramas showing a love for the art early in life. Keith had studied the craft of acting during his late teen years and since has continued to study and ...

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