Favourite Actors

by veneta_d | created - 29 Oct 2015 | updated - 19 Jul 2018 | Public

1. David Tennant

Actor | Doctor Who

David Tennant was born David John McDonald in West Lothian, Scotland, to Essdale Helen (McLeod) and Sandy McDonald, who was a Presbyterian minister. He is of Scottish and Ulster-Scots descent. When he was about 3 or 4 years old, he decided to become an actor, inspired by his love of Doctor Who (...

2. Milo Ventimiglia

Actor | Heroes

Milo Ventimiglia is an American actor, director and producer.

Milo currently stars on the critically acclaimed drama series "This is Us." He has been nominated twice for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series (2017 & 2018) and a Critic's Choice Award for Best Actor in a Drama ...

3. Adam Levine

Soundtrack | Begin Again

Grammy-winning band Maroon 5's frontman Adam Noah Levine was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. He is the son of Patsy (Noah), an admissions counselor, and Fredric Levine, who founded the retail chain M. Fredric. Adam's father's family is Jewish, while Adam's mother is of half Jewish (her ...

4. Tom Wisdom

Actor | 300

Tom Wisdom was born on February 18, 1973 in Swindon, Wiltshire, England. He is an actor, known for 300 (2006), Pirate Radio (2009) and The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 (2008).

5. Ryan Robbins

Actor | Sanctuary

Ryan Robbins was born on November 26, 1972 in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada as Ryan John Currier. He is an actor, known for Sanctuary (2008), Apollo 18 (2011) and Spectral (2016). He has been married to Karyn Michelle Baltzer since 2014. They have one child. He was previously married to ...

6. Benedict Cumberbatch

Actor | The Imitation Game

Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch was born and raised in London, England. His parents, Wanda Ventham and Timothy Carlton (born Timothy Carlton Congdon Cumberbatch), are both actors. He is a grandson of submarine commander Henry Carlton Cumberbatch, and a great-grandson of diplomat Henry Arnold ...

7. Tom Hiddleston

Actor | The Avengers

Thomas William Hiddleston was born in Westminster, London, to English-born Diana Patricia (Servaes) and Scottish-born James Norman Hiddleston. His mother is a former stage manager, and his father, a scientist, was the managing director of a pharmaceutical company. He started off at the preparatory ...

8. Kyle Harris

Actor | Stitchers

Kyle Harris is an actor, known for Stitchers (2015), The Carrie Diaries (2013) and Indoor Boys (2017).

9. Jake McLaughlin

Actor | In the Valley of Elah

Jake McLaughlin was born on October 7, 1982 in Paradise, California, USA as Jacob Adam McLaughlin. He is an actor, known for In the Valley of Elah (2007), Savages (2012) and The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008). He has been married to Stephanie .. since 2004. They have four children.

10. Colin Firth

Actor | A Single Man

Colin Andrew Firth was born into an academic family in Grayshott, Hampshire, England. His mother, Shirley Jean (Rolles), was a comparative religion lecturer at the Open University, and his father, David Norman Lewis Firth, lectured on history at Winchester University College (formerly King Alfred's...

11. Matt Smith

Actor | Doctor Who

Matt Smith is an English actor who shot to fame in the UK aged 26 when he was cast by producer Steven Moffat as the Eleventh Doctor in the BBC's iconic science-fiction adventure series Doctor Who (2005).

Matthew Robert Smith was born and raised in Northampton, the son of Lynne (Fidler) and David ...

12. John Barrowman

Actor | Torchwood

Born in Glasgow, Scotland, and raised in Joliet, Illinois. He returned to the UK, for a 6 month Shakespeare semester with the United States International University of San Diego, but left to star in the musical production of "Anything Goes," with Elaine Page. He went on to star in "Miss Saigon," "...

13. Peter Capaldi

Actor | Doctor Who

Peter Capaldi was born in Glasgow, Scotland, to Nancy (Soutar) and Gerald John Capaldi. His parents owned an ice cream business. He is of Italian (from his paternal grandfather), Scottish, and Irish descent. Capaldi attended drama classes and was accepted into the Glasgow School of Art. After ...

14. Edward Norton

Actor | Keeping the Faith

American actor, filmmaker and activist Edward Harrison Norton was born on August 18, 1969, in Boston, Massachusetts, and was raised in Columbia, Maryland.

His mother, Lydia Robinson "Robin" (Rouse), was a foundation executive and teacher of English, and a daughter of famed real estate developer ...

15. Arthur Darvill

Actor | Doctor Who

Thomas Arthur Darvill, known professionally as Arthur Darvill, is an English actor and musician. He is perhaps most recognized as Rory Williams, one of the Eleventh Doctor's companions in Doctor Who (2005), and as Rev. Paul Coates in Broadchurch (2013). In 2013-2014 he appeared in the lead role in ...

16. Dominic Sherwood

Actor | Vampire Academy

Actor Dominic Anthony Sherwood was born in Kent, South East England. After studying Drama and Theater Studies at schools in Maidstone, he left to work abroad starting in Kenya and moving for 6 months before returning to London. There he began work in several plays before being signed to an agency ...

17. Karl Urban

Actor | Star Trek

Originally from Wellington, New Zealand, Karl Urban now lives in Auckland. Born on June 7, 1972, he is the son of a leather-goods manufacturer (who had hoped that Karl would follow in his footsteps). His first acting role was when he was 8 -- he had a line on a television series. However, he did ...

18. Luke Macfarlane

Actor | Over There

Luke Macfarlane was born on January 19, 1980 in London, Ontario, Canada as Thomas Luke Macfarlane Jr. He is an actor, known for Over There (2005), Brothers & Sisters (2006) and Killjoys (2015).

19. Michael J. Fox

Actor | Back to the Future

Michael J. Fox was born Michael Andrew Fox on June 9, 1961 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, to Phyllis Fox (née Piper), a payroll clerk, and William Fox. His parents moved their 10-year-old son, his three sisters, Kelli Fox, Karen, and Jacki, and his brother Steven, to Vancouver, British Columbia, ...

20. Channing Tatum

Actor | 21 Jump Street

Channing Tatum was born in a small town, Cullman, Alabama, 50 miles north of Birmingham. He is the son of Kay (Faust), an airline worker, and Glenn Matthew Tatum, who worked in construction. Growing up, he was full of energy and somewhat troublesome, so his parents decided to enroll him in ...

21. Ryan Paevey

Actor | General Hospital

Ryan started modeling in high school and has, with a few breaks, been shooting ever since. In 2012, he appeared in Christina Aguilera's "Your Body" music video, which shows Aguilera taking control against a male dominated society.

Ryan debuted on the ABC soap opera, General Hospital (1963), on ...

22. Andrew W. Walker

Actor | Steel Toes

Andrew W. Walker was born on June 9, 1979 in Montréal, Québec, Canada. He is an actor and producer, known for Steel Toes (2007), 10.5: Apocalypse (2006) and Radio Active (1998). He is married to Cassandra Troy.

23. Bobby Campo

Actor | The Final Destination

Robert Joseph Camposecco, known as Bobby Campo was born in Wheeling at 9, 1983 is an American actor. Debuted in the movie Vampire Bats (2005) television for 2005, in this movie he was credited as Bobby Camposecco. He came gaining popularity after starring in the movie Legally Blondes (2009) The ...

24. Daniel Lissing

Actor | Last Resort

Daniel Lissing is an Australian actor, born and raised on the beaches of Sydney. He landed his first U.S role in 2012 on ABC's Last Resort (2012) then went on to star in Hallmark's When Calls the Heart (2014).

Daniel's credits in Australia include being a series regular on Crownies (2011), plus ...

25. Chris Evans

Actor | The Avengers

Christopher Robert Evans began his acting career in typical fashion: performing in school productions and community theatre.

He was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Lisa (Capuano), who worked at the Concord Youth Theatre, and G. Robert Evans III, a dentist. His uncle is congressman Mike ...

26. Brian J. Smith

Actor | SGU Stargate Universe

Brian J. Smith was born on October 12, 1981 in Dallas, Texas, USA as Brian Jacob Smith. He is an actor, known for SGU Stargate Universe (2009), Red Faction: Origins (2011) and Hate Crime (2005). On June 2015, he played Will Gorski, one of the lead characters on the Netflix original series, "Sense8"...

27. James Scully

Actor | Heathers

James Scully is an actor, known for Heathers (2018), You (2018) and Straight Up (2019).



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