Underated Beautiful Young Actresses

by littlemisslipstick | created - 15 Feb 2016 | updated - 22 Sep 2020 | Public

*updated 7/24/17

1. Stella Maeve

Actress | Starlet

Stella Maeve was born on November 14, 1989 in Nyack, New York, USA as Stella Maeve Johnston. She is known for her work on Starlet (2012), The Runaways (2010) and Brooklyn's Finest (2009).

2. Brittney Wilson

Actress | Gap Year

Brittney Wilson began acting at the age of six and has built up an impressive list of credits. Starting in commercials, Brittney quickly moved on to the film and television world, landing her first speaking role in Disney's So Weird (1999) at the age of seven.

She's since gone on to land leading ...

3. Marie Avgeropoulos

Actress | The 100

Marie Avgeropoulos currently stars as "Octavia Blake" in the CW's post-apocalyptic drama series, The 100 (2014). The Emmy- nominated series chronicles the surviving population living on a space station, called the ARK, who send a group of 100 delinquents down to earth. THE 100 set out to see if ...

4. AnnaSophia Robb

Actress | Bridge to Terabithia

Actress AnnaSophia Robb most recently starred in two of Hulu's most critically acclaimed limited series. In 2019, she co-starred opposite Patricia Arquette in THE ACT. This spring, she portrayed the flashback version of Reese Witherspoon's "Elena Richardson" character in LITTLE FIRES EVERYWHERE, ...

5. Emily Browning

Actress | A Series of Unfortunate Events

Australian actress Emily Browning was born in 1988 in Melbourne, Australia, to Shelley and Andrew Browning. She has two younger brothers. Her start in acting came after a classmate's father, involved in the acting business, noticed her "acting all ditsy" in a school play. Emily found an agent and ...

6. Nicola Peltz

Actress | Transformers: Age of Extinction

Nicola Peltz is emerging as a force to be reckoned with, on both the big and small screen. Her most prominent roles include the series Bates Motel (2013), and the films The Last Airbender (2010) and Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014).

Nicola was born in Westchester County, New York, to Claudia (...

7. Kathryn Prescott

Actress | Skins

Kathryn Prescott (born 4 June 1991 in London, England) is an English actress best known for her role as Emily Fitch in the double BAFTA-winning teen drama Skins (2007). Prescott was born in Palmers Green, London, and is six minutes older than her twin sister Megan Prescott. Prior to professional ...

8. Chloë Grace Moretz

Actress | Kick-Ass

Chloë Grace Moretz was born in Atlanta, Georgia, to Teri (Duke), a nurse, and McCoy Lee Moretz, a plastic surgeon. She has four brothers, all older, including actor Trevor Duke-Moretz. Her ancestry is mostly German and English.

Chloë's first two appearances were as Violet in two episodes of the ...

9. Phoebe Tonkin

Actress | Tomorrow, When the War Began

Tonkin was born in Sydney. When she was four, she attended dance courses in classical ballet, hip hop, contemporary dance, and tap dance. At the age of 12, Tonkin began courses at the Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP) at the Wharf Theatre. Tonkin attended Loreto Kirribilli and later ...

10. Jessica Parker Kennedy

Actress | The Flash

Jessica Parker Kennedy is a Canadian actress of film and television. Born in Calgary, Alberta her first string of screen work began with the television film, Santa Baby (2006), as Lucy the Elf, a role she reprises in the television film sequel, Santa Baby 2: Christmas Maybe (2008). With a ...

11. Alycia Debnam-Carey

Actress | Into the Storm

Alycia Jasmin Debnam-Carey was born on July 20, 1993. She is an actress from Australia. She grew up in Sydney, and graduated from Newtown High School of the Performing Arts in 2011 where she was a percussionist. In 2010, in partnership with the Berlin Philharmonic, she and around 40 other musicians...

12. Danielle Campbell

Actress | Tell Me a Story

Danielle Campbell is an American actress best known for her role as Davina Claire On the CW Original series The Originals. She has starred in other works such as the Prison Break, Starstruck, and You Can Change Your Family. She lives in New York City, where she shoots the leading role on CBS All- ...

13. Lily Collins

Actress | The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones

Lily Jane Collins was born in Guildford, Surrey, England. Her father is English musician Phil Collins, while her mother, Jill Tavelman, who is from Los Angeles, California, was president of the Beverly Hills Women's Club for three terms. Lily moved with her mother to LA at the age of five, after ...

14. Hunter King

Actress | A Girl Like Her

Hunter King was born on October 19, 1993 in Ventura County, California, USA as Haley Ashley King. She is an actress, known for A Girl Like Her (2015), Life in Pieces (2015) and The Young and the Restless (1973).

15. Shailene Woodley

Actress | Big Little Lies

Actress and activist Shailene Woodley was born in Simi Valley, California, to Lori (Victor), a middle school counselor, and Lonnie Woodley, a school principal. She has one brother, Tanner. She was educated at Simi Valley High School in California. When Woodley was four years old she began ...

16. Maika Monroe

Actress | It Follows

Santa Barbara-born Maika Monroe's initial desire was to pursue a career in professional freestyle kiteboarding (kite surfer). Following in her father's footsteps, she started the sport at the age of 13. She moved to the Dominican Republic's north coast of Cabarete in her senior year of high school ...

17. Crystal Reed

Actress | Teen Wolf

Crystal Reed was born in Detroit, Michigan and began to study dance at an early age. She attended Dort Elementary School in Roseville, Michigan, Roseville Junior High and Roseville High School, where she was president of the school's drama club was the dance captain. She also took part in a local ...

18. Shelley Hennig

Actress | Unfriended

Shelley Hennig was born in New Orleans, Louisiana and has two older brothers. She spent much of her childhood as a competitive dancer. She was the fastest typist her senior year of high school as well as Miss Teen USA. Miss Teen USA gave her a scholarship to New York Conservatory of Dramatic Arts ...

19. Madeline Brewer

Actress | The Handmaid's Tale

Madeline Kathryn Brewer was born on May 1, 1992 in Pitman, New Jersey. She is a graduate of American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York City, graduating in 2012. Her TV debut is Orange Is the New Black (2013). Prior to "Orange is the New Black", she stated that she had no prior professional ...

20. Claire Holt

Actress | 47 Meters Down

Claire Rhiannon Holt (born June 11, 1988) portrays the role of "Rebekah Mikaelson" in The Vampire Diaries (2009) and The Originals (2013). Her most notable roles are "Samara Cook" in Pretty Little Liars (2010), "Chastity Meyer" in Mean Girls 2 (2011) and "Emma Gilbert" in H2O: Just Add Water (2006).

...

21. Kaya Scodelario

Actress | Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Kaya Rose Scodelario was born in Haywards Heath, Sussex, England, to Katia (Scodelario) and Roger Humphrey. Her father was English and her mother is Brazilian, of Italian and Portuguese descent. Her surname comes from her mother's Italian grandfather. Thanks to her mother, Kaya grew up fluent in ...

22. Megan Park

Actress | The F Word

Megan Marie Park is a Canadian actress and singer. She is known for her work in the ABC Family television series The Secret Life of the American Teenager (2008), and romantic comedy film What If (2013) and Charlie Bartlett (2007). Her first major roles came with a guest spot on the Lifetime series ...

23. Sara Paxton

Actress | The Innkeepers

Sara Paxton was born in Woodland Hills, California. At a young age she began acting in television commercials.

She was cast in her first film at the age of 8 as a child at school and at the party in Liar Liar (1997). Her first major television series role was on the WB's Greetings from Tucson (2002)....

24. Bella Thorne

Actress | The Duff

Actress and singer Annabella Avery "Bella" Thorne, known for Shake It Up (2010), The DUFF (2015), Blended (2014), and Midnight Sun (2018), was born in Pembroke Pines, Florida, to Tamara (Beckett) and Delancey Reinaldo "Rey" Thorne. She has three siblings, Remy Thorne, Dani Thorne and Kaili Thorne, ...

25. Cierra Ramirez

Actress | Girl in Progress

Cierra Ramirez was born on March 9, 1995 in Houston, Texas, USA as Cierra Alexa Ramirez. She is an actress and producer, known for Girl in Progress (2012), The Fosters (2013) and Good Trouble (2019).

26. Madelaine Petsch

Actress | Riverdale

Madelaine Petsch was born on August 18, 1994 in Port Orchard, Washington, USA as Madelaine Grobbelaar Petsch. She is an actress and producer, known for Riverdale (2017), F*&% the Prom (2017) and Polaroid (2019).

27. Anne Winters

Actress | 13 Reasons Why

Anne Christine Winters is an actress from Dallas, Texas. At the age of four, Anne performed in her first musical production, and by ten, she sang her first solo to a crowd of over 24,000 at the American Airlines Center. Throughout high school, Anne split her time between Los Angeles and Dallas, ...

28. Vanessa Morgan

Actress | Riverdale

Vanessa Morgan was born on March 23, 1992 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada as Vanessa Morgan Mziray. She is known for her work on Riverdale (2017), The Latest Buzz (2007) and My Babysitter's a Vampire (2010). She has been married to Michael Kopech since January 4, 2020. They have one child.

29. Lucy Fry

Actress | Bright

Lucy Fry was born on March 13, 1992 in Wooloowin, Australia as Lucy Elizabeth Fry. She is an actress, known for Bright (2017), 11.22.63 (2016) and Mr. Church (2016).

30. Stefanie Scott

Actress | Insidious: Chapter 3

Nurturing an impressive body of work that encompasses film and television, award-winning actor, writer, and producer Stefanie Scott is one of Hollywood's most promising young talents. This year Stefanie will star in Peacock's upcoming thriller/supernatural series "Girl in the Woods." Set in the ...

31. Francesca Eastwood

Actress | Old

Francesca Eastwood was born on August 7, 1993 in Redding, California, USA as Francesca Ruth Fisher-Eastwood. She is an actress, known for Old (2021), Awake (2019) and M.F.A. (2017). She has been married to Clifton Collins Jr. since January 1, 2017. She was previously married to Jordan Feldstein.

32. Alexandra Park

Actress | The Royals

Alexandra Park is an Australian actress. She is best known for her role as Claudia Hammond in the Australian soap opera Home and Away from 2009 to 2013. She stars in the E! television drama The Royals as Princess Eleanor.

Park started her film and television career in 2011 by being cast as Veronica ...

33. Niki Koss

Actress | Famous in Love

Niki Koss is an award winning actress and filmmaker with an ambition for telling stories that contribute to changing the world in a positive way. When not directing, she can more recently be seen in her series regular role of Alexis Glenn in the acclaimed Freeform Network series, "Famous In Love" ...

34. Camila Mendes

Actress | Riverdale

Camila Mendes was born on June 29, 1994 in Charlottesville, Virginia, USA as Camila Carraro Mendes. She is an actress, known for Riverdale (2017), Palm Springs (2020) and Dangerous Lies (2020).

35. Zoey Deutch

Actress | Set It Up

Zoey Deutch was born in Los Angeles, California. She starred in Everybody Wants Some (2016), Before I Fall (2017), Why Him? (2016), Flower (2017) and Set It Up (2018).

She recently wrapped production on Buffaloed (2019) which she produced as well, and is currently shooting the series The Politician ...

36. Halston Sage

Actress | Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse

Named to Variety's Top 10 Stars to Watch, Halston Sage continues to gain fame, working alongside notable actors and filmmakers.

She was born Halston Jean Schrage in Los Angeles, California and is of Cuban-American descent. In addition to her acting credits, Sage rode horses for eight years and is an...

37. Maiara Walsh

Actress | The Last Ship

Maiara Walsh was born in Seattle, Washington to a Brazilian mother and American father. When she was one, her family moved to Sao Paulo, Brazil, where Portuguese became her first language. After a few years, they moved back to Seattle where Maiara took an interest in music and the arts, diving into...

38. Haley Lu Richardson

Actress | Five Feet Apart

Haley Lu Richardson was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona, as the only child of creative parents, Valerie (Valiquette), a graphic designer, and Forrest Richardson, a golf course architect. She attended Montessori school, where kids are encouraged to think outside the box and value self-motivation...

39. Meg DeLacy

Actress | The Fosters

Meg DeLacy was born on July 9, 1996 in Los Angeles, California, USA. She is an actress and composer, known for The Fosters (2013), F*&% the Prom (2017) and Chicago P.D. (2014).

40. Teresa Palmer

Actress | Warm Bodies

Actress and model Teresa Palmer has gathered some impressive film credits. She was born in Adelaide, South Australia, to Kevin Palmer, an investor, and Paula Sanders, a former missionary and nurse. She completed high school at Mercedes College in 2003, where she was a popular student who was ...

41. Brianne Howey

Actress | The Passage

Brianne Howey was born on May 24, 1989 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Brianne Nicole Howey. Brianne is an actress, known for The Passage (2019), The Exorcist (2016) and Ginny & Georgia (2021). Brianne has been married to Matt Ziering since July 24, 2021.

42. Emma Dumont

Actress | Inherent Vice

Named one of fall TV's breakout stars by IndieWire, Emma Dumont has quickly become known for the powerful characters she brings to life on screen. Dumont can currently be seen starring on FOX's drama series "The Gifted," which follows an ordinary suburban family whose lives change course forever ...

43. Saxon Sharbino

Actress | Poltergeist

Born and raised in Texas, Sharbino has pursued acting since the age of 9.

In 2012, Saxon Sharbino beat out hundreds of actresses and was cast as the lead in a gritty spy pilot for FOX, creator Karyn Usher and director Brett Ratner. Shortly after, Sharbino was hired as a series regular on the hit ...

44. Victory Van Tuyl

Actress | Bedeviled

Victory Van Tuyl was born on September 16, 1995 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. She is an actress, known for Bedeviled (2016), Castle (2009) and Marvin Marvin (2012).

45. Kacey Rohl

Actress | White Lie

Kacey Rohl was born on August 6, 1991 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She is an actress and writer, known for White Lie (2019), Red Riding Hood (2011) and Sisters & Brothers (2011).

46. Lulu Antariksa

Actress | What Still Remains

Lulu Antariksa was born in Southern California, a first-generation American of Indonesian and German descent and the youngest of four children. Her desire for storytelling started at the age of four and only grew over time, finding itself in multiple different mediums. She got her start in modeling...



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