My Up and Coming

by lrogers7124 | created - 10 Jul 2018 | updated - 1 day ago | Public

Unknows.

1. Kelly Jenrette

Actress | The Handmaid's Tale

Kelly Jenrette is an actress and writer, known for The Handmaid's Tale (2017), Frisky Dingo (2006) and Grandfathered (2015).

2. Menik Gooneratne

Actress | Lion

Menik Gooneratne is a Sri Lankan-Australian actress and writer whose films have grossed over $500 million worldwide. Born in England, she spent her youth travelling to developing countries due to her father's UN work in combating climate change, before finally settling in Australia. She is best ...

3. Frankie Adams

Actress | Mortal Engines

Frankie Adams (born 3 January 1994) is a New Zealand-Samoan actress, best known for her roles as Bobbie Draper in the science fiction television series The Expanse and as Ula Levi in the prime-time soap opera Shortland Street.

Adams was born on the island of Savai in Samoa and is the oldest of three...

4. Shohreh Aghdashloo

Actress | House of Sand and Fog

Shohreh Aghdashloo was born Shohreh Vaziri-Tabar on May 11, 1952 in Tehran, Iran. In the 1970s at age 20, she achieved nationwide stardom in her homeland of Iran, starring in some prominent pictures such as The Report (1977) directed by the renowned Abbas Kiarostami, which won critics awards at the...

5. Ilana Glazer

Actress | Rough Night

Ilana Glazer was born on April 12, 1987 in Long Island, New York, USA as Ilana Rose Glazer. She is an actress and writer, known for Rough Night (2017), Broad City (2014) and Broad City (2010). She has been married to David Rooklin since February 25, 2017.

6. Diona Reasonover

Actress | The Standoff

Diona Reasonover was born on January 6, 1992 in the USA. She is an actress and writer, known for The Standoff (2015), NCIS (2003) and Clipped (2015). She has been married to Patricia Villetto since March 2018.

7. LaKeith Stanfield

Actor | Sorry to Bother You

Lakeith Lee Stanfield is an actor and rapper from Victorville, CA. At the age of 15, Lakeith attended the John Casablancas Modeling & Career Center in Orange County. A few years later, he auditioned for Destin Cretton's then college thesis film Short Term 12 (2008). Later, the newer version of ...

8. Tiffany Mack

Actress | Jessica Jones

Tiffany Mack is an actress, known for Jessica Jones (2015), Hap and Leonard (2016) and Timeless (2016).

9. Gina Rodriguez

Actress | Deepwater Horizon

Named the "next big thing" and one of the "top 35 Latinos under 35," by The Hollywood Reporter, Gina Rodriguez's profile has been rising steadily since her breakout performance as the titular character in FILLY BROWN during the Sundance Film Festival in 2012.

Gina Rodriguez was born in Chicago, ...

10. Oscar Nuñez

Actor | The Proposal

Oscar Nuñez was born on November 18, 1958 in Cuba as Oscar Eduardo Nuñez. He is an actor and writer, known for The Proposal (2009), The Office (2005) and Baywatch (2017). He has been married to Ursula Whittaker since May 21, 2011. They have one child. He was previously married to Carla.

11. Dana L. Wilson

Actress | To the Bone

Dana L. Wilson is an actress and producer, known for To the Bone (2017), Dexter (2006) and Major Crimes (2012).

12. Julissa Bermudez

Actress | Royal Pains

Julissa Bermudez was born on September 28, 1983 in the Dominican Republic. She is an actress, known for Royal Pains (2009), All You've Got (2006) and Make It Happen (2008).

13. Angélica Celaya

Actress | Danger One

Angélica Guadalupe Celaya born July 9, 1982 is an American actress and model born in Tucson, Arizona to Mexican parents. Celaya was born July 9, 1982 in Tucson, Arizona of Mexican parents. She has a younger brother named Jesus. Celaya speaks Spanish, English and Italian. Her debut was in the 2003 ...

14. Erica Luttrell

Actress | Westworld

Erica Luttrell was born on March 20, 1982 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Erica Shukrani Luttrell. She is an actress, known for Westworld (2016), Salvation (2017) and Magnum P.I. (2018).

15. Rosario Dawson

Actress | Rent

This stunning and resourceful actress has been primarily a film player thus far. Only recently has she been opening herself up more to doing television (the series Gemini Division (2008), which she executive-produced), and animated voice-overs. Dawson's powerhouse talent stands out the most in edgy...

16. Robin Lord Taylor

Actor | Accepted

A native of Shueyville, Iowa, Taylor is a graduate of Northwestern University's School of Speech.

Robin Lord Taylor has appeared in several acclaimed television series, such as The Walking Dead (2010), Law & Order (1990), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999) The Good Wife (2009) and ...

17. Salme Geransar

Actress | Izzy Gets the Fuck Across Town

Salme is an award winning Australian actor.

She recently appeared in the comedy feature 'Izzy Gets the F*ck Across Town' at the LA Film Festival opposite MacKenzie Davis. The film, directed by Christian Papierniak, also stars Haley Joel Osment, Carrie Coon and Lakeith Stanfield.

Other film credits ...

18. Kelsey Scott

Actress | How to Get Away with Murder

Kelsey Scott is an actress and writer, known for How to Get Away with Murder (2014), 12 Years a Slave (2013) and Fear the Walking Dead: Passage (2016).

19. Elena Varela

Actress | Bluff City Law

Born in Washington, DC and raised in the Maryland suburbs, Elena is the youngest in her family's first American-born generation. Her parents, from South America are whom she credits today for being bi-lingual in Spanish and English. She loves her cultural Hispanic roots and shows them off by still ...

20. Lourdes Benedicto

Actress | ER

Lourdes Benedicto was born on November 12, 1974 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for ER (1994), 24 (2001) and V (2009). She has been married to Matthew Curley since June 9, 2006.

21. Dianne Greenwood

Actress | The Man in the High Castle

Dianne Greenwood is an actress and assistant director, known for The Man in the High Castle (2015), The Switch (2016) and An Untold Story (2011).

22. Jess Salgueiro

Actress | Orphan Black

Jess Salgueiro is an actress and writer, known for Orphan Black (2013), Mary Kills People (2017) and The Boys (2019).

23. Ninja N. Devoe

Actress | Green Book

Theatrically trained actress Ninja N. Devoe has played challenging roles in some of the biggest film and television projects of the past few years. Highlights include fan favorite Aisha Axton, a street-smart Harlem girl in Marvel's LUKE CAGE, opposite Mike Colter and Emmy Award-winning Ron Cephas ...

24. Nicole Beharie

Actress | Shame

Nicole Beharie is an American actress.

Her critically acclaimed film debut was in the film American Violet (2008) alongside Alfre Woodard, Tim Blake Nelson and Will Patton. Beharie also played Ernie Davis' girlfriend in the movie The Express (2008). Her upcoming projects include My Last Day Without ...

25. Maia Moss-Fife

Actress | Miracles from Heaven

Maia Moss-Fife was born and primarily raised in Atlanta, Georgia. She comes from a musical family and developed a love for singing at a very young age. As a child, she spent much of her free time listening to (and singing along with) her father's old albums. Then, in high school, she was bitten by ...

26. Parveen Dosanjh

Actress | Arrow

Parveen Dosanjh is an actress, known for Arrow (2012), Supergirl (2015) and Colony (2016).

27. JayR Tinaco

Actor | Another Life

JayR Tinaco is an actor, known for Another Life (2019), Always Be My Maybe (2019) and Rake (2010).

28. AJ Simmons

Actress | The 100

Known for her fierce determination and brazenly unapologetic heart, AJ is a Mestiza Canadian actor, writer, and filmmaker. With a diverse foundation in classical theatre and dance, AJ's passion for storytelling is infused with a layered complexity injecting a quality of vulnerable strength into ...

29. Elizabeth Faith Ludlow

Actress | Godzilla: King of the Monsters

Elizabeth Faith Ludlow is an American actress known for her portrayal of Arat in the AMC post-apocalyptic horror television series The Walking Dead (2016-2018), she is also recognized for her role as Mona over the course of 6 episodes of the USA TV series, Satisfaction and participated in Guardians...

30. Robin Thede

Writer | A Black Lady Sketch Show

Robin Thede is a comedy writer, sketch/improvisational comedian and actress. She attended Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, earning a B.S.J. degree in Broadcast Journalism and African-American Studies. After college, Robin studied improvisation, sketch and comedy writing at The Second ...

31. Ashley Nicole Black

The Simpsons Movie

Ashley Nicole Black is a writer and actress, known for The Simpsons Movie (2007), Full Frontal with Samantha Bee (2016) and Canal Street (2018).

32. Quinta Brunson

Actress | Broke

Quinta Brunson is a writer, actress and Stand-Up Comedian living in LA. Born and raised in Philadelphia PA, Quinta started studying comedy in Chicago at the Second City. She moved to LA in 2013. Her 2014 viral series "The Girl Who's Never Been on a Nice Date" launched her into viral fame, ...

33. Gabrielle Dennis

Actress | Insecure

Gabrielle Dennis is an actress and comedian best known for her work in television as Janay on the hit series "The Game" (CW & BET) and as Denise Roy on Spike Tv's "Blue Mountain State".

With a background as a trained dancer, actress, and singer that stretches all the way back to age 4 Gabrielle ...

34. Lanei Chapman

Actress | Rat Race

Lanei Chapman was born on January 23, 1973. She is known for her work on Rat Race (2001), Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within (2001) and Space: Above and Beyond (1995).

35. Karen LeBlanc

Actress | Ransom

Karen LeBlanc is an actress, known for Ransom (2017), Frontier (2016) and Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan (2018).

36. Karen Glave

Actress | The Day After Tomorrow

Karen Glave is a Canadian actress who grew up, just outside of Montreal, in Chateauguay, Quebec. She studied acting at George Brown Theatre School in Toronto, Canada and, since graduating, has been cast in numerous film and television roles. Her first real break was to be cast in the USA Network's ...

37. Mercedes Morris

Actress | Slasher

Mercedes Morris is a multi-disciplinary artist hailing from Scarborough. A recent graduate of the Sheridan/University of Toronto Acting program and Wexford School for the Arts, Mercedes is also an accomplished singer, dancer and composer. Her most recent credits include: Summerland (Toronto Fringe ...

38. Kim Roberts

Actress | Saw III

Kim Roberts is known for her work on Saw III (2006), Man of the Year (2006) and Charlie Bartlett (2007).

39. Murry Peeters

Actress | Far Cry 5

Murry Peeters is an actress and writer, known for Far Cry 5 (2018), Taken (2017) and Aftermath (2016).

40. Viktoria Modesta

Actress | Killjoys

Viktoria Modesta was born as Viktoria Moskalova. She is an actress and composer, known for Killjoys (2015), A Midsummer Night's Dream: Viktoria Modesta (2016) and Bionic Showgirl (2019).

41. Yahsmin Daviault

Actress | The Bone Collector

Yahsmin Daviault is an actress, known for The Bone Collector (1999), Killjoys (2015) and The Handmaid's Tale (2017).

42. Brianna Goldie

Stunts | Flatliners

Brianna Goldie is known for her work on Flatliners (2017), Suicide Squad (2016) and xXx: Return of Xander Cage (2017).

43. Samora Smallwood

Actress | Star Trek: Discovery

Samora Smallwood is a classically trained, bilingual Actress, Writer, & Cool Feminist. She is Co-Chair of ACTRA's Diversity Committee as well as an ACTRA Toronto Councillor. She is the founder of The Actors Work Studio, an innovative acting studio in Toronto. Samora's recent on-screen work includes...

44. Diane Johnstone

Actress | Warehouse 13

Diane Johnstone is known for her work on Warehouse 13 (2009), 12 Monkeys (2015) and The Handmaid's Tale (2017).

45. Hannah John-Kamen

Actress | Ant-Man and the Wasp

Hannah Dominique E. John-Kamen is a British actress. She is known for her roles as Dutch in the Syfy television series Killjoys, Ornela in the HBO series Game of Thrones, F'Nale Zandor in Steven Spielberg's Ready Player One, and Ghost in Ant-Man and the Wasp.

Hannah was born in Beverley, Yorkshire, ...

46. Ruby Rose

Actress | Orange Is the New Black

Ruby Rose Langenheim (born 20 March 1986), better known as Ruby Rose, is an Australian model, DJ, boxer, recording artist, actress, television presenter, and MTV VJ. Rose emerged in the media spotlight as a presenter on MTV Australia, followed by several high-profile modelling gigs, notably as the ...

47. Jing Lusi

Actress | Crazy Rich Asians

Jing Lusi was born in Shanghai and moved to England with her parents at the age of five. After graduating law from University College London, Lusi went on to become one of the most prominent Asian actresses in the UK. She has appeared across TV (Stan Lee's Lucky Man (2016), Scott & Bailey (2011)...

48. Awkwafina

Actress | Crazy Rich Asians

Awkwafina was born on June 2, 1988 in New York City, New York, USA as Nora Lum. She is an actress and writer, known for Crazy Rich Asians (2018), Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising (2016) and Ocean's Eight (2018).

49. Nathalie Emmanuel

Actress | Furious Seven

Nathalie Emmanuel is an English actress, known for her role as Missandei on the HBO fantasy series Game of Thrones (2011) and Ramsey in Furious 7 (2015).

Nathalie was born in Southend-on-Sea, Essex, England, to a father of Saint Lucian and English descent and a mother of Dominican origin. Nathalie ...

50. Kelly McCormack

Actress | Special Correspondents

Kelly McCormack is an actress and producer, known for Special Correspondents (2016), Killjoys (2015) and 11.22.63 (2016).

51. Mayko Nguyen

Actress | ReGenesis

Mayko Nguyen was born in 1980 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She is an actress, known for ReGenesis (2004), Anon (2018) and Going the Distance (2004).

52. Nichole Galicia

Actress | Torque

Nichole Galicia is a film and television actress whose extraordinary journey to the big screen began as a high fashion model on the catwalks of Europe. Most recently, acclaimed director Quentin Tarantino hand picked Galicia for his film, Django Unchained, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Jamie Foxx. ...

53. Rainbow Francks

Actor | Stargate: Atlantis

Rainbow Francks was born on December 3, 1979 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Rainbow Sun Francks. He is an actor and producer, known for Stargate: Atlantis (2004), Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (2007) and The Listener (2009).

54. America Olivo

Actress | Chicago P.D.

America Olivo was born on January 5, 1978 in Van Nuys, California, USA as Ameríca Athene Olivo. She is an actress and producer, known for Chicago P.D. (2014), Bitch Slap (2009) and Friday the 13th (2009). She has been married to Christian Campbell since July 5, 2009. They have one child.

55. Jane McLean

Actress | The Time Traveler's Wife

Jane McLean was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She is an actress and producer, known for The Time Traveler's Wife (2009), Defiance (2013) and Dexter (2006).

56. Katheryn Winnick

Actress | Vikings

Canadian actress, director and producer Katheryn Winnick stars in the critically acclaimed, Emmy award-winning television series Vikings, produced by MGM and The History Channel. In addition to her lead role on Vikings, an episode directed by Winnick will debut in 2019. Entertainment Weekly ...

57. JuJu Chan

Actress | Wu Assassins

JuJu Chan is a Chinese American actress, best known for her fight action, who graduated with a Masters degree from the prestigious New York University-Tisch School of the Arts (Film/TV). She is an award winning actress, martial artist, Taekwon-Do (ITF) Hong Kong National athlete and medalist, and ...

58. Josephine Ting

Actress | Wu Assassins

Raised by Theatre and now adopted indefinitely by Film/Television/Commercial, Josephine brings her dark matter woven skills pouch to every project, happily striving to please and grow. Skills pouch include: Language chip in Mandarin, Cantonese, and basic Japanese. Dance data in Ballroom, Argentine ...

59. Caitlin Stryker

Actress | Land of Smiles

Caitlin Stryker grew up a railroad brat, never living in any city for longer than 2 years as her father's railroading career kept the family on the move. With her gypsy spirit firmly in place, she splits time between the three cities she calls home: NYC, LA, and Vancouver, BC. She started her ...

60. Punkie Johnson

Actor | ZombieCON

Punkie Johnson is an actor and writer, known for ZombieCON (2018), Straight Up, Stand Up (2018) and Journeyman (2015).

61. Nazneen Contractor

Actress | Roman J. Israel, Esq.

Born in Mumbai, India and raised in Nigeria until the age of seven, Contractor was well-versed in world travels and a variety of cultures at a very young age. She attended boarding school in London from seven to nine years old, then her family moved to Toronto, Canada, where she spent the majority ...

62. Laila Petrone

Actress | Miracle at St. Anna

Laila Petrone is an Italian/Dominican filmmaker. Born in the U.K., she was raised between Rome and Los Angeles. As a child of an actress, she spent most of her youth on Italian film sets. Laila went on to study International Affairs (John Cabot University) and Media and Communications (University ...

63. De'Adre Aziza

Actress | Passing Strange

De'Adre Aziza was born on June 14, 1977 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA as De'Adre Danielle Avery. She is known for her work on Passing Strange (2009), The Breaks (2017) and She's Gotta Have It (2017).

64. Rebecca Naomi Jones

Actress | The Big Sick

Rebecca Naomi Jones is an actress, known for The Big Sick (2017), High Maintenance (2016) and Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll (2015).

65. Pasha D. Lychnikoff

Actor | Deadwood

Born in Moscow, a student of Moscow Academy of Dramatic Arts, Pasha (aka Pavel) Lychnikoff, appeared on Moscow's stages in such productions as Gogol's Inspector General and Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment. In early 90s Pasha moved to the United States to pursue his acting career there. Arriving ...

66. Jessika Van

Actress | Battlefield 4

Jessika Van started in music as a classically-trained pianist and singer. As a child, she won dance competition titles and music awards that led to her performing for local Philharmonic Society events and the Duchess of York, Sarah Ferguson.

As an actress, Jessika broke onto the Hollywood scene in ...

67. Nina Bergman

Actress | Doom: Annihilation

Nina Bergman is an actress, singer, songwriter and model. She was born in Denmark and is the granddaughter of Russian actor Pavel Kadochnikov (Ivan The Terrible) Nina spent her early childhood traveling around Europe with her Russian Gypsy grandparents. After her parents divorced she lived with ...

68. Katrina Nare

Actress | Payback Season

Katrina Nare is an actress and writer, known for Payback Season (2012), Doom: Annihilation (2019) and Last Move (2010).

69. Issa Rae

Producer | Insecure

Issa Rae was born on January 12, 1985 in Los Angeles, California, USA. She is a producer and actress, known for Insecure (2016), The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl (2011) and Little (2019).

70. Cliff Curtis

Actor | Sunshine

Cliff Curtis was born in Rotorua, New Zealand, on July 27, 1968.

He is of New Zealand Maori descent (with Ngati Hauiti and Te Arawa tribal affiliations). He enrolled at the New Zealand Drama School, and then the Teatro Dmitri Scoula in Switzerland.

After returning to New Zealand from Europe, he was ...

71. London Worthy

Actress | The All American Rejects: Rejected

London Worthy was born on April 29 in Grosse Pointe, Michigan right outside of Detroit, Michigan where she was raised. London has been acting since she was 13 years old in church and in high school . London graduated from Lewis Cass Technical High School in 2005 with a diploma in Science and Arts ....



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