The Wildcards

by JessStraseske | created - 28 Feb 2018 | updated - 2 weeks ago | Public

Actors/Actresses who play my favorite eccentrics. (or have even just played one)

1. Jeremy Davies

Actor | Saving Private Ryan

Jeremy Davies attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Pasadena, California. He made his film debut starring in David O. Russell's acclaimed first film, the Indy classic, "Spanking the Monkey", which became a surprise Sundance Film Festival winner, earning Jeremy an Independent Spirit ...

2. Stephen Walters

Actor | Layer Cake

Stephen Walters, an Royal Television Society (RTS) Best Actor nominee, was born on 22 May 1975 in Merseyside, England (UK), where he spent the remainder of his childhood. A regular both on British television and film, for many years he has played a wide range and variety of character roles in both ...

3. Brad Dourif

Actor | One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Gaunt character actor Brad Dourif was born Bradford Claude Dourif on March 18, 1950 in Huntington, West Virginia. He is the son of Joan Mavis Felton (Bradford) and Jean Henri Dourif, a French-born art collector who owned and operated a dye factory. His father died when Dourif was three years old, ...

4. Fiona Dourif

Actress | Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency

Fiona Dourif is an American actress and producer. She began her career as a segment producer for documentaries on The History Channel and TLC. Her first acting role was HBO's Deadwood. She went on to appear in Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency, Paul Thomas Anderson's The Master, Gus Van ...

5. Nikolaj Lie Kaas

Actor | Kvinden i buret

"There are those who miss being in-depth with the world," explains Nikolaj Lie Kaas in an interview with Politiken on April 29th, 2001, "but for me superficiality means a lot - that's where I get my drive." This is an interesting comment from an actor, whose acting always strikes a deeply personal ...

6. Kristofer Hivju

Actor | Game of Thrones

A second-generation Norwegian actor, Kristofer Hivju was born on 7 December, 1978 in Oslo. He is the son of actors Lieselotte Holmene and Erik Hivju, a prominent character actor who appeared with his son in the short film Flax, where Kristofer shared screenwriting credit with director Bård Ivar ...

7. Augustus Prew

Actor | About a Boy

Augustus Prew was born on September 17, 1987 as Augustus Art Prew. He is an actor, known for About a Boy (2002), Kick-Ass 2 (2013) and Charlie St. Cloud (2010). He has been married to Jeffery Self since January 14, 2018.

8. Gustaf Skarsgård

Actor | Vikings

Gustaf Skarsgård was born on November 12, 1980 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden as Gustaf Caspar Orm Skarsgård. He is an actor and director, known for Vikings (2013), Westworld (2016) and The Way Back (2010).

9. Travis Fimmel

Actor | Warcraft

Travis Fimmel was born near Echuca, Victoria, Australia, to Jennie, a recreation officer for the disabled, and Chris, a cattle farmer. He was raised on a 5500-acre farm located between Melbourne and Sydney. Until the age of seventeen, his life was spent at school and working on the family farm, ...

10. 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 ...

11. Nicholas Hoult

Actor | Mad Max: Fury Road

Nicholas Caradoc Hoult was born in Wokingham, Berkshire, England to parents Glenis and Roger Hoult. His great-aunt was one of the most popular actresses of her time, Dame Anna Neagle. He attended Sylvia Young Theatre School, a school for performing arts, to start acting as a career.

Hoult has been ...

12. Toby Schmitz

Actor | Black Sails

Toby Schmitz is an actor and writer, known for Black Sails (2014), Right Here Right Now (2004) and Three Blind Mice (2008).

13. Aymeline Valade

Actress | Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

Aymeline Valade was born on October 17, 1984 in Montpellier, Hérault, France. She is an actress, known for Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017), Two Friends (2015) and Saint Laurent (2014).

14. Paul Amos

Actor | Assassin's Creed: Syndicate

Paul is an actor from Wales, UK. After leaving LAMDA he went to work with several prestigious theatre companies including the Royal Shakespeare Company and the National Theatre. On arriving in Canada Paul spent a couple of years with the Stratford Festival Of Canada, since then he has developed an ...

15. Kristian Bruun

Actor | Carter

Kristian Bruun was born and raised in Toronto. He attended Valley Forge Military Academy in Pennsylvania, Queen's University in Ontario and the George Brown Theatre School in Toronto. He has lived and worked in Germany and the UK, and has performed in theatres across Canada. He has also trained ...

16. Michael Mando

Actor | Spider-Man: Homecoming

Mando can next be seen starring as fan-favorite, 'Nacho Varga' opposite Bob Odenkirk and Jonathan Banks in the fifth season of AMC's hit series, Better Call Saul. Like its predecessor, Breaking Bad, the series has received immense critical acclaim and garnered multiple Golden Globe, SAG, Critics' ...

17. Lauren Hammersley

Actress | Mr. D

Lauren Hammersley is an actress, known for Mr. D (2012), Orphan Black (2013) and Bloody Mary (2006).

18. Joseph Gilgun

Actor | This Is England

Joseph Gilgun was born on March 9, 1984 in Chorley, Lancashire, England. He is an actor who first appeared in Coronation Street (1960) when he was only ten years old. Later he became known through Emmerdale (1972) and the film This Is England (2006). He also appeared in its spin-off series This Is ...

19. David Anders

Actor | The Revenant

David Anders Holt, known professionally as David Anders, is an American television and stage actor. He is best known for his roles as Julian Sark on Alias, as Adam Monroe on Heroes, as John Gilbert in the TV series The Vampire Diaries, Dr. Whale on ABC's Once Upon a Time, and as Blaine "DeBeers" ...

20. Graham Rogers

Actor | Ray Donovan

Graham Rogers was born in West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA. He is an actor, known for Ray Donovan (2013), Atypical (2017) and The Kominsky Method (2018).

21. Bryce Hodgson

Actor | iZombie

Bryce Hodgson was born on February 22, 1989 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He is an actor and producer, known for iZombie (2015), Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (2012) and Kid Cannabis (2014).

22. Sebastian Stan

Actor | Captain America: Civil War

Sebastian Stan was born on August 13, 1982, in Constanta, Romania. He moved with his mother to Vienna, Austria, when he was eight, and then to New York when he was twelve. Stan studied at Rutgers Mason Gross School of the Arts and spent a year at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London.

When he went ...

23. Misha Collins

Actor | Supernatural

Misha Collins is an American actor best known for his role as the angel Castiel on the TV series Supernatural (2005). He has had recurring roles on ER and 24, and has guest-starred on NCIS, Nip/Tuck, NYPD Blue, CSI, CSI:NY, Monk and Charmed. On the big screen, Misha is most known for his role in a ...

24. Jeffrey Vincent Parise

Actor | Supernatural

Jeffrey Vincent Parise was born in 1971 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Supernatural (2005), The Detour (2016) and The Love Witch (2016).

25. Richard Brake

Actor | 31

Richard Brake was born on November 30, 1964 in Ystrad Mynach, Hengoed, Wales as Richard Colin Brake. He is an actor, known for 31 (2016), Doom (2005) and Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014).

26. Andrew Howard

Actor | Limitless

Born in Cardiff, Wales, and living in Los Angeles, Andrew Howard is known mostly for his turn as Gennady in Limitless and Bad Frank Philips in Hatfields and McCoys. Stage roles included Alex DeLarge in A Clockwork Orange, Peer Gynt in Peer Gynt, Orestes in Electra at theatres, including The Royal ...

27. Pablo Schreiber

Actor | 13 Hours

Pablo Tell Schreiber was born in Ymir, British Columbia, Canada, to Lorraine Reaveley, a Canadian psychotherapist, and Tell Schreiber, an American actor. His paternal half-brother is actor Liev Schreiber. Pablo, who is named after Chilean poet Pablo Neruda, was raised in Ymir, and moved to Seattle,...

28. Tom Hardy

Actor | Inception

With his breakthrough performance as Eames in Christopher Nolan's sci-fi thriller Inception (2010), English actor Tom Hardy has been brought to the attention of mainstream audiences worldwide. However, the versatile actor has been steadily working on both stage and screen since his television debut...

29. Roger Howarth

Actor | One Life to Live

Roger Howarth was born on September 13, 1968 in Westchester County, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for One Life to Live (1968), As the World Turns (1956) and General Hospital (1963). He has been married to Cari Stahler since 1992. They have two children.



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