Up and Coming Actors to Look out for!

by ds773 | created - 13 Jun 2012 | updated - 13 Jun 2012 | Public

Here is a list of Actors and Actresses to be out on the look out. Very talented individuals.

1. Dorian Missick

Actor | Southland

Dorian Missick was born on January 15, 1976 in East Orange, New Jersey, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Southland (2009), Lucky Number Slevin (2006) and Big Words (2013). He has been married to Simone Missick since February 19, 2012.

2. Vladimir Versailles

Actor | Side Effects

Vladimir Versailles is an actor and producer, known for Side Effects (2013), The Good Wife (2009) and Orange Is the New Black (2013).

3. Damion Lee

Actor | Finding Forrester

Hailing from the Flatbush section of Brooklyn, NY. He was approached by a talent agent while riding a New York City subway train. This chance encounter landed his first feature film role alongside Sean Connery and Rob Brown in the drama "Finding Forrester."

Fast forward to 2005, he began auditioning...

4. Stephen Hill

Actor | Dead Man Down

Stephen Hill is an award winning actor (Best Male Actor, ABFF Star Project 2010), known for solid work in a variety of roles in film, TV, theater, web series, etc. Recently cast in the lead role of York in the HBO mini-series, Lewis & Clark, he is also on HBO, in Pete Chatmon's BlackCard, and in ...

5. Kaleber Soze

Actor | 12 Steps to Recovery

Kaleber Soze is an actor, known for 12 Steps to Recovery (2010), Black Swan Theory (2011) and A Little Bit of More (2010).

6. Erika Myers

Actress | Friends from College

Erika Myers is an actress, known for Friends from College (2017), Black Card (2015) and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999).

7. Nicoye Banks

Actor | Invincible

Nicoye Banks is known for his work on Invincible (2006), Green Zone (2010) and Brooklyn's Finest (2009).

8. Tobias Truvillion

Actor | Brooklyn's Finest

Tobias Truvillion was born on October 1, 1975 in Flushing, New York, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Brooklyn's Finest (2009), One Life to Live (1968) and Hitch (2005).

9. Ryss

Actress | An Inappropriate Affect

Ryss is an actress, known for An Inappropriate Affect (2015), 12 Steps to Recovery (2010) and Never Came Back (2017).

10. Candice Lenoir

Actress | Hey Diddle Diddle

Candice Lenoir is an actress and assistant director, known for Hey Diddle Diddle (2009), Dating & Waiting (2017) and 12 Steps to Recovery (2010).

11. Jennifer Figuereo

Actress | Three from the Block

Jennifer Figuereo (yenny Love) was born in the Dominican Republic where she began her love for writing and entertainment. She migrated to the United States at the age of 11 where through hardships and language barriers developed a strong sense of self and learned how to survive without losing her ...

12. Adepero Oduye

Actress | Pariah

Adepero Oduye hails from Brooklyn, New York City by way of Nigeria. She is a graduate of Cornell University; and has studied acting with Wynn Handman, Austin Pendleton, and Susan Batson. Her name is pronounced "Add-eh-pair-o Oh-due-yay."

Her theatre credits include Danai Gurira's play Eclipsed, at ...

13. Pernell Walker

Actress | The Deuce

Pernell Walker is an Bronx born Actress with a M.F.A in acting from Actors Studio Drama School, formerly at The New School. Ms.Walker seamlessly navigates and brings life to roles in Film, television and theater. Recently wrapped on upcoming Neflix miniseries, Central Park Five, Ava Duvernay is the...

14. Jaiden Kaine

Actor | Luke Cage

Jaiden Kaine is an American actor best known for his gravel voice & intense screen presence. He usually plays powerful yet conflicted characters. He is the son of a psychiatric nurse and late playwright/professor father. His career in entertainment started overseas with modeling for major brands ...

15. Eli Harris

The Nanny Diaries

Eli Harris is an award winning actor and director in the film industry. Originally from Lynchburg, Virginia, he started his career at age 6 doing theater for the Cherry Tree players. He did theater throughout his school years. He later joined the military to serve his country. He got out in 1998 ...

16. Vonn Harris

Actor | Sex Sent Me to the ER

Vonn Harris was raised in Baltimore, MD by his mother. After graduating from Milford Mill High School, he joined the US Army and served four years. After receiving an honorable discharge, he worked as an Electrian, a skill he acquired while serving his country. Feeling unhappy with his job ,he ...

17. Rotimi

Actor | Divergent

Rotimi was born as Olurotimi Akinosho. He is an actor and producer, known for Divergent (2014), Power (2014) and Betrayal (2013).

18. Frances Lozada

Actress | A Cry Within

Frances Lozada started her career as a professional Mambo/Salsa Dancer. She danced in various groups throughout NYC and performed and opened for the Legendary Wynton Marsalis at a private annual concert at the House of Tribes in NYC. She began acting in various theater productions and worked her ...

19. Roberto Zuniga

Actor | Respect the Come Up

Roberto Zuniga is an actor, known for Respect the Come Up (2015), Dishonorable Vendetta (2012) and Three from the Block (2017).

20. Jonathan Duran

Actor | 36 Saints

Jonathan Duran is an actor and cinematographer, known for 36 Saints (2013), Brooklyn Fever (2016) and Unlucky (2014).

21. Shaun Rey

Actor | The Good Cop

Shaun Rey is an actor and producer, known for The Good Cop (2018), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999) and For Brothers.

22. Storm Gunraj

Actor | Broken Angels

Storm Gunraj is an actor, known for Broken Angels (2014), Kitty Bainbridge is Dead (2013) and Commonality (2015).

23. Malikha Mallette

Actress | Daredevil

Malikha Mallette is an actress, known for Daredevil (2015), Epic (2013) and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999).

24. Eric Arriola

Casting_department | Notorious

Eric Arriola was born on May 24, 1987 in Bronx, New York, USA. He is known for his work on Notorious (2009), Sunset Park (2017) and Chess Boxing (2011).

25. Brigid Turner

Actress | Deka-Log: A Finding Me story

Brigid Turner is an actress and director, known for Deka-Log: A Finding Me story (2017), For a Dark Skin Girl (2015) and All for Jessica (2013).

26. Jennifer Mary Mears

Location_management | The Greatest Showman

Jennifer Mary Mears was born in New York City. Jennifer studied at Stella Adler Studio of Acting in New York City. Jennifer made her feature film debut at the 2011 Hollywood Black Film Festival in Los Angeles. She has appeared in several shorts films, television shows and off-Broadway performances ...

27. Toni Belafonte

Actress | Last Love Lost

Toni Belafonte is an actress and producer, known for Last Love Lost (2015), What Would You Do? (2009) and The O2 (2016).

28. Sharri Jones

Actress | While the Cat's Away

Sharri Jones aka Sharri Ana Natalia was born July 29, 1989 in San Antonio, Texas. She is African American and Creole Indian.

Sharri moved to New York on her own right after graduating from Fox Tech High School - Law Academy. Started going to college at the age of 16.

The young actress almost got her ...

29. DeRon Brigdon

Actor | Mozart of Rap

DeRon Brigdon is an actor, known for Mozart of Rap (2011), Knuckle Game (2006) and Z Nation (2014).

30. Lisann Valentin

Actress | New Amsterdam

Lisann Valentin is an actress and a writer who co-authored the New York Times best-selling anthology, "Eat Pray Love Made Me Do It."

She was born in Brooklyn, New York and spends a lot of time in Puerto Rico, where her parents were born. Lisann comes from a close-knit family full of creative ...

31. Joselyn Martinez

Actress | Grand Theft Auto IV: The Ballad of Gay Tony

Joselyn Martinez is known for her work on Grand Theft Auto IV: The Ballad of Gay Tony (2009), Cross Bronx (2004) and The Game (2015).

32. Anthony Cruz

Actor | Rewind

Anthony Cruz is an actor and producer, known for Rewind (2007), Changing Diego (2012) and Get a Clue (2014).

33. Robbie Tate-Brickle

Actor | Payin' the Price

Robbie Tate-Brickle is an actor, known for Payin' the Price (2011), Appointed - The Story of George H. Murray (2018) and Life, Love, Soul (2012).

34. Michael Diaz

Actor | The Story of Juan Bago

With his high ¬energy physical style of comedy, Michael "Juan Bago" Diaz has evolved throughout the years into a versatile entertainer. In 2006, Michael wrote, produced and starred in his first independent film "The Story of Juan Bago." Which was in 3 film festivals The success of the slapstick ¬...

35. Jason Hurt

Actor | Cop Out

In 2010, Jason was cast alongside actor Tracey Morgan in Director Kevin Smith's comedy "Cop Out" also starring Bruce Willis and Guillermo Diaz. That same year, Jason booked a lead role in The Hallivis brothers and Lionsgate Entertainment distributed sports drama "Game Time" (Released in the U.K. as...

36. Krystal Farris

Actress | Skinned

Krystal Farris is an actress and writer, known for Skinned (2015), Triangles (2010) and Justice, the Series (2012).

37. Shaunta Macklin-Benbow

Actress | Fillbilly

Shaunta Macklin-Benbow is an actress, known for Fillbilly (2008), Amour Infinity (2000) and Whatever It Takes.

38. Nasser Metcalfe

Actor | Tennessee

Nasser Sundiata Metcalfe is an American Actor, Writer and Producer born August 25, 1970 in Chicago, Illinois. Raised on Chicago's South Side, Nasser started acting at the tender age of 14, studying at the famed Goodman Theater. By age 18 he launched a career in stand up comedy while simultaneously ...

39. Sunflower Duran

Actress | November Lies

Sunflower knew she wanted to become an actress before she was school aged. Her first memory from childhood is of telling her father that she wanted to grow up to be a protagonist. "Yo quiero ser protagonista!" She remembers declaring her calling in Spanish, the language of her Dominican household.

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40. Sean Simms

Actor | Superhero Movie

Sean Simms is an actor and producer, known for Superhero Movie (2008), Booted (2011) and Black-Eyed Susan (2004).



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