Favorite Actor

by nichelsearobinson | created - 8 months ago | updated - 4 months ago | Public

1. Michael B. Jordan

Actor | Black Panther

Michael B. Jordan, the middle of three children, was born in Santa Ana, California and raised in Newark, New Jersey. He is the son of Donna (Davis), a high school counselor, and Michael A. Jordan. His middle name, Bakari, means "noble promise" in Swahili. (He is not related to, or named after, ...

2. Benjamin Bratt

Actor | Miss Congeniality

The middle of five children, Bratt hails from a close-knit family. His mother, an indigenous Quechua Peruvian from Lima, moved to the U.S. at age 14. He grew up in San Francisco. He is known for his roles in the films Traffic (2000), Miss Congeniality (2000), and Despicable Me 2 (2013). He is ...

3. Luke James

Actor | Black Nativity

Luke James was born as Luke James Boyd. He is an actor, known for Black Nativity (2013), Star (2016) and Unsolved: The Murders of Tupac and the Notorious B.I.G. (2018).

4. Elijah Kelley

Actor | Hairspray

Elijah Kelley was born on August 1, 1986 in LaGrange, Georgia, USA. He is an actor, known for Hairspray (2007), The Butler (2013) and Strange Magic (2015).

5. Lance Gross

Actor | House of Payne

Lance Gross was born on July 8, 1981 in Oakland, California, USA as Lance Darnell Gross. He is an actor and producer, known for House of Payne (2006), Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor (2013) and Sleepy Hollow (2013). He has been married to Rebecca Jefferson since May 23, 2015. They ...

6. Evan Ross

Actor | The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2

Evan Ross was born on August 26, 1988 in Greenwich, Connecticut, USA as Evan Olav Næss. He is an actor, known for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015), The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014) and According to Greta (2009). He has been married to Ashlee Simpson since August 30, 2014. ...

7. Bryshere Y. Gray

Actor | Empire

Bryshere Y. Gray is an actor, known for Empire (2015), The New Edition Story (2017) and Canal Street (2018).

8. Taraji P. Henson

Actress | The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Taraji P. Henson was born on September 11, 1970 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Taraji Penda Henson. She is an actress and producer, known for The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008), Hidden Figures (2016) and Hustle & Flow (2005).

9. Terrell Carter

Actor | Diary of a Mad Black Woman

Terrell Carter is an actor, known for Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2005), Shooter (2016) and Curse of Mesopotamia (2015).

10. Taye Diggs

Actor | Chicago

Taye Diggs was born in Newark, New Jersey, and was raised in Rochester, New York. He is the son of Marcia (Berry), a teacher and actress, and Andre Young, a visual artist. When he was a child, his mother married Jeffries Diggs, whose surname Taye took. He received a BFA degree in musical theater ...

11. Xzibit

Actor | Empire

Xzibit was born in Detroit, where he lived until his mother passed away when he was only nine years old. At the age of ten, he began to rap, very personally because of the loss of his mother. At the age of 14, he got into trouble and was removed from his home for two years after his father refused ...

12. Trai Byers

Actor | Empire

Trai Byers was born on July 19, 1983 in Kansas City, Kansas, USA. He is an actor, known for Empire (2015), Selma (2014) and 90210 (2008). He has been married to Grace Byers since April 14, 2016.

13. Terrence Howard

Actor | Hustle & Flow

Terrence Howard was born in Chicago, Illinois, to Anita Jeanine Williams (née Hawkins) and Tyrone Howard. He was raised in Cleveland, Ohio. His love for acting came naturally, through summers spent with his great-grandmother, New York stage actress Minnie Gentry. He later began his acting career ...

14. Caleb McLaughlin

Actor | Stranger Things

Caleb McLaughlin is known for his role as Lucas Sinclair on the hit Netflix Original series, Stranger Things. However, Caleb has worked on several television shows which include: ABC Forever, CBS Unforgettable, NBC Law & Order SVU, HBO Miniseries Show Me a Hero, ABC 20/20 What Would You Do?, HBO's ...

15. Noah Schnapp

Actor | Stranger Things

Noah can be seen in a central role on season 2 of the Award-winning Netflix series "Stranger Things" where he portrays Will Byers opposite Winona Ryder. The series was nominated for various awards in 2016 and 2017, including a Golden Globe for Best Drama Television Series, a SAG Award for ...

16. Dacre Montgomery

Actor | Stranger Things

Dacre was born in 1994 in Perth, Western Australia. His mother is Australian-Canadian and his father is a New Zealander. At the time of his birth both of his parents were working in the film industry and he spent many hours during his childhood on film sets where he developed a love of acting. At ...

17. Finn Wolfhard

Actor | It

Finn Wolfhard was born in Vancouver, Canada, where he is now in high school. He has always had a laser focus on continuously growing as an actor, all the way back from the time that he saw his first movie (thank you Sam Raimi's Spider-Man!).

Following that pivotal life event, Finn went to work, and ...

18. Gaten Matarazzo

Actor | Stranger Things

Gaten Matarazzo was born on September 8, 2002 in New Jersey, USA as Gatano John Matarazzo III. He is an actor, known for Stranger Things (2016), The Blacklist (2013) and Imagine the Moon.

19. Stephen Conrad Moore

Actor | Chicago P.D.

Stephen Conrad Moore is an actor, known for Chicago P.D. (2014), Margaret (2011) and The Blacklist (2013).

20. Justin Prentice

Producer | Crossing Fences

Justin Prentice is an actor and producer, known for Crossing Fences (2017), 13 Reasons Why (2017) and Me Again (2012).

21. Ross Butler

Actor | 13 Reasons Why

Ross Fleming Butler was born in Singapore, and was raised in the Northern Virginia/Washington, D.C. area. He attended The Ohio State University studying Biomolecular and Chemical Engineering, but decided to drop out after one year after discovering he had no passion or interest in that field of ...

22. Devin Druid

Actor | Louder Than Bombs

Devin Druid, a Virginia native, is an up and coming young talent with work that shows a depth seldom seen at his age. He developed a love for performing after receiving a standing ovation at his school talent show, which brought him the opportunity to serve as the front-man for an all-teen rock ...

23. Derek Luke

Actor | Antwone Fisher

Derek Luke was born on April 24, 1974 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA. He is an actor, known for Antwone Fisher (2002), Glory Road (2006) and Captain America: The First Avenger (2011). He has been married to Sophia Adella Luke since 1998. They have one child.

24. Steven Silver

Actor | 13 Reasons Why

Steven Silver is an actor, known for 13 Reasons Why (2017), Beef and All the Little Things We Kill (2019).

25. Brandon Larracuente

Actor | 13 Reasons Why

Brandon Larracuente was born in Pleasantville, NY, USA. At the age of 4, he was introduced to theatre when asked to be a part of two operas at the New Rochelle Opera House. He began acting at the age of 8, where he starred in an Off Broadway show called "Desire". Upon relocating to Florida, he ...

26. Dylan Minnette

Actor | Prisoners

Dylan Christopher Minnette was born December 29, 1996 in Evansville, Indiana, to Robyn and Craig Minnette. Scouted by an agent in Chicago, Dylan began work on commercial modeling and acting at the age of seven. He later relocated to Los Angeles, CA to continue his acting career.

Dylan scored his ...

27. Miss Lawrence

Actor | Star

Miss Lawrence is an actor, known for Star (2016), Empire (2015) and The Insider (2004).

28. Darius McCrary

Actor | Family Matters

Darius McCrary is best known for his role as Eddie Winslow on the long-running television series "Family Matters." He began his career in Hollywood at the age of ten. McCrary, who is also a songwriter and music producer, is the son of Grammy-nominated gospel/jazz musician Howard McCrary and older ...

29. Tyrese Gibson

Actor | Baby Boy

Tyrese Darnell Gibson was born December 30, 1978 in Watts, Los Angeles, California, where he was raised. He is an R&B singer, songwriter, actor, author, television producer and model. He is well known for his actor role as Roman Pearce in the The Fast and Furious movie franchise. Other popular ...

30. Big Boi

Soundtrack | Idlewild

Big Boi was born on February 1, 1975 in Savannah, Georgia, USA as Antwon Andre Patton. He has been married to Sherlita Patton since March 23, 2003. They have three children.



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