Good actors

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1. Allison Munn

Actress | White Oleander

Allison Munn was born and raised in South Carolina. After graduating from the College of Charleston, Munn knew she wanted to pursue acting full-time and moved to New York to study. She soon joined the cast of the famous off-Broadway production of "The Fantasticks" at New York's Sullivan Street ...

2. Gabrielle Christian

Actress | South of Nowhere

With an impressive body of work that encompasses both acting and singing, Gabrielle Christian is quickly emerging as one of Hollywood's most sought after talents. Gabrielle grew up in Maryland, where she began performing with local theater groups and in school plays at age 12. She landed her first ...

3. Brandon Routh

Actor | Superman Returns

Brandon James Routh (pronounced like "south") was born in Des Moines, Iowa, and grew up in nearby Norwalk. He is the son of Catherine LaVonne (Lear), a teacher, and Ronald Wayne Routh, a carpenter. Routh has English, Scottish, and German ancestry. He attended the University of Iowa and starred in ...

4. Margot Robbie

Actress | Suicide Squad

Margot Elise Robbie was born on July 2, 1990 in Dalby, Queensland, Australia to Scottish parents. Her mother, Sarie Kessler, is a physiotherapist, and her father, is Doug Robbie. She comes from a family of four children, having two brothers and one sister. She graduated from Somerset College in ...

5. Emma Watson

Actress | The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson was born in Paris, France, to British parents, Jacqueline Luesby and Chris Watson, both lawyers. She moved to Oxfordshire when she was five, where she attended the Dragon School. From the age of six, Emma knew that she wanted to be an actress and, for a number of years,...

6. Rachael Leigh Cook

Actress | She's All That

Minneapolis native Rachael Leigh Cook began her career as a model at the tender age of 10, gracing Milk-Bone(R) boxes and Target(R) ads nationwide in the USA. She also appeared in a now-famous (in the USA) anti-drug TV spot in which, armed with a frying pan, she bashed her way through a kitchen to ...

7. Britt Robertson

Actress | Tomorrowland

Brittany Leanna Robertson was born in Charlotte, North Carolina, to Beverly (Hayes) and Ryan Robertson, a restaurateur. She was raised in South Carolina, the oldest of seven children. Her mother's worries about the public school system led to Robertson being home-schooled. She began acting at the ...

8. Maisie de Krassel

Actress | Heathers

Maisie de Krassel is an actress, known for Heathers (2018), For The People (2018) and I Feel Bad (2018).

9. Chris Hemsworth

Actor | Thor: Ragnarok

Chris Hemsworth was born in Melbourne, Australia, to Leonie (van Os), a teacher of English, and Craig Hemsworth, a social-services counselor. His brothers are actors Liam Hemsworth and Luke Hemsworth. He is of Dutch (from his immigrant maternal grandfather), Irish, English, Scottish, and German ...

10. Natalie Portman

Actress | Black Swan

Natalie Portman is the first person born in the 1980s to have won the Academy Award for Best Actress (for Black Swan (2010)).

Natalie was born Natalie Hershlag on June 9, 1981, in Jerusalem, Israel. She is the only child of Avner Hershlag, a Israeli-born doctor, and Shelley Stevens, an American-born...

11. Bridgit Mendler

Actress | Kari-gurashi no Arietti

Bridgit Claire Mendler was born in Washington DC, and lived there until she was eight years old. Her family moved to the west coast, just outside of San Francisco, California. This is when she first expressed an interest in acting and began booking local jobs. In 2004, she landed her first role in ...

12. Debby Ryan

Actress | Insatiable

Born May 13, 1993 in Alabama, Debby moved to Texas as a small child and lived there for five years, before moving to Wiesbaden, Germany, with her family, where she lived for three years. While in Germany, Debby became fascinated with acting in local plays and musicals. By the age of nine, she knew ...

13. Jewel Staite

Actress | Firefly

Born in White Rock, BC, Canada. Spent first three years of life in Maui. Started out modeling, was recommened to act at age 6. Won best actor in "Meeting Dad", a Vancouver Film School short.

14. Alexandra Daddario

Actress | Baywatch

Alexandra Anna Daddario was born on March 16, 1986 in New York City, New York, to Christina, a lawyer, and Richard Daddario, a prosecutor. Her brother is actor Matthew Daddario, and her grandfather was congressman Emilio Daddario (Emilio Q. Daddario), of Connecticut. She has Italian, Irish, ...

15. Cindy Sampson

Actress | Supernatural

Cindy Sampson was born on May 27, 1978 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada as Cindy Marie Sampson. She is known for her work on Supernatural (2005), Private Eyes (2016) and The Shrine (2010).

16. Cynthia Graf

Actress | Sharp Objects

Cynthia Graf was born in North Olmsted, Ohio and received her Bachelor's degree in Russian and Psychology from Bowling Green State University.

A love of technology led her to work as a Computer Network Specialist for the Maryland State Police Criminal Intelligence Division, where she stayed safely ...

17. Jordyn Negri

Actress | Warehouse 13

Jordyn Negri was born on September 21, 2000 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She is an actress, known for Warehouse 13 (2009), Darwin (2016) and Dino Dan: Trek's Adventures (2011).

18. Juliette Angelo

Actress | Malibu Country

Juliette Angelo is an actress known for Malibu Country (2013), Mad Men (2014), and NCIS (2015). She made her Broadway debut at the age of 8 in How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Juliette then appeared in the original Broadway cast of Billy Elliot, and as Jane Banks in Mary Poppins. Juliette is also an...

19. Erin Krakow

Actress | When Calls the Heart

Erin Krakow was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. She is an actress, known for When Calls the Heart (2014), Army Wives (2007) and A Cookie Cutter Christmas (2014).

20. Danika Yarosh

Actress | Jack Reacher: Never Go Back

Danika Yarosh was born on October 1, 1998 in Morristown, New Jersey. An avid dancer, Danika quickly found her footing in the dance world, winning titles at many regional and national competitions. It was this high energy performance background that enabled her graceful transition to the Broadway ...

21. Hailey Sole

Actress | Private Practice

Hailey Sole is a phenomenal young American actress from the hit TV series Criminal Minds, where she portrayed "Meg Callahan". This young starlet also played "Amy" in the Netflix series Wet Hot American Summer: First Day Of Camp. Hailing from Dallas Texas, she caught the acting bug at the tender age...

22. Katija Pevec

Actress | Yours, Mine & Ours

Katija Pevec was born on March 1, 1988 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA as Katija Mira Pevec. She is an actress, known for Yours, Mine & Ours (2005), Eagle Eye (2008) and Sleepover (2004).

23. Haley Ramm

Actress | Disconnect

Haley Ramm must have been in quite a hurry to start living because her entrance into this world came five weeks early. At age three she started dancing in local studios, and by the time she was seven she was choreographing her own freestyle dances at school talent shows. Her love of center stage ...

24. Danielle Panabaker

Actress | The Flash

Danielle Nicole Panabaker was born in Augusta, Georgia. Her younger sister, actress Kay Panabaker, starred in the TV series, Summerland (2004)(WB, 2004-05). Panabaker started acting at a summer camp, before joining community theater productions when she was 10-years-old. Panabaker moved to ...

25. Mary Elizabeth Winstead

Actress | 10 Cloverfield Lane

Mary Elizabeth Winstead is an actress known for her versatile work in a variety of film and television projects. Possibly most known for her role as Ramona Flowers in Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010), she has also starred in critically acclaimed independent films such as Smashed (2012), for which...

26. Kim Whalen

Actress | S.W.A.T.

Kim Whalen is an actress born in Dallas, Texas on February 27, 1992. She is, best known for playing Ava Winthrop in the series, Being Mary Jane (2013) and for the film, The Tree of Life (2011). Kim is a classically trained singer and starred as Luisa in The Fantasticks at the Snapple Theatre Center...

27. Victoria Hande

Actress | S.W.A.T.

Victoria Hande is known for her work on S.W.A.T. (2017), Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich (2018) and Days of Our Lives (1965).

28. Elizabeth Olsen

Actress | Martha Marcy May Marlene

Elizabeth Chase "Lizzie" Olsen (born February 16, 1989) is an American actress. She is known for her roles in the films, Silent House (2011), Liberal Arts (2012), Godzilla (2014), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) and Captain America: Civil War (2016). For her role in the critically-acclaimed Martha ...

29. Jennifer Love Hewitt

Actress | I Know What You Did Last Summer

Jennifer Love Hewitt was born in Waco, Texas, to Patricia Mae (Shipp), a speech-language pathologist, and Herbert Daniel Hewitt, a medical technician. She has English, Scottish, and German ancestry. She got her first name from her older brother Todd Daniel Hewitt (b. November 8, 1970), who picked ...

30. Elise Buedel

Actress | Only on Mondays

Elise Buedel is known for her work on Only on Mondays (2013), Cubik (2016) and Rachel (2017).

31. Emmy Rossum

Actress | The Phantom of the Opera

It would seem that 2004, the year of her 18th birthday, will be remembered as pivotal for Emmy Rossum due to her appearance in two very different films, The Day After Tomorrow (2004) and The Phantom of the Opera (2004). Emmy's performance in the latter film gained her a Golden Globe nomination.

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32. Emily Maddison

Actress | Power Rangers

Emily Maddison was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada as Emily Rose Maddison Bruhn. She is an actress, known for Power Rangers (2017), Big Eyes (2014) and Game Over, Man! (2018).



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