Young actresses

by michaelm-868-862004 | created - 07 Jan 2019 | updated - 7 months ago | Public

1. Bella Ivory

Actress | The Ides of March

Bella Ivory is known for her work on The Ides of March (2011), Laff Mobb's Laff Tracks (2018) and Weekend Massacre.

2. Donielle Artese

Actress | Mad Men

Donielle Artese was born in Los Angeles, California, USA as Donielle Taylor. She is known for her work on Mad Men (2007), You Don't Mess with the Zohan (2008) and Insecure (2016).

3. Regina Hall

Actress | Girls Trip

Regina Hall was born December 12, 1970 in Washington, D.C., to Ruby, a teacher, and Odie Hall, a contractor. She graduated from Fordham University in 1992, and went on to earn a master's degree in journalism from New York University before shifting to an acting career. In 1997 at age 26, she began ...

4. Nicole Onyeje

Actress | Li'l Mayne and the Knuckleheads

Nicole Onyeje is a Nigerian American actress. She was born in Austin, Texas, and has always had a strong passion for entertainment. As a kid, she dreamed of being an actress/playwright as well as an Olympian in Track & Field. After giving up her athletic dream, she dedicated her life to acting.

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5. June Christopher

Actress | Misery

Native New Yorker June Christopher was also raised in Germany and Jamaica. She started as a stage actress in New York and attended Barnard College at Columbia University there. She has acted at the renowned New York Public Theater and did "Threepenny Opera" off-Broadway. She was a member of the ...

6. Erica Tazel

Actress | Justified

Erica Tazel is an actress, known for Justified (2010), Roots (2016) and Mafia III (2016).

7. Faithe Herman

Actress | Shazam!

Faithe C. Herman is the youngest child of five, born in San Diego, CA. At the age of four with the help of her mom, Faithe started working in the Entertainment Industry doing background work with Kids Management. In August 2014, Faithe signed with BMG Model & Talent, going on numerous auditions. ...

8. Beverly Todd

Actress | Lean on Me

Iconic actress Beverly Todd has distinguished herself on Broadway, the London stage, television and film. A People's Choice Award winner and a four-time nominee of the prestigious NAACP Image Award, Ms. Todd's work dates back to the 70's in film roles opposite her mentor Sidney Poitier in The Lost ...

9. Pilar Seurat

Actress | Adventures in Paradise

Born Rita Hernandez in Manila, Philippines, Pilar Seurat moved to Los Angeles in her childhood and started out as a dancer in Ken Murray's "Blackouts" troupe. In the late 1950s she started her acting career in several guest TV appearances, and was often considered at the top of the list whenever a ...

10. Murry Peeters

Actress | Far Cry 5

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

11. Ashley Bryant

Actress | Youth

Ashley Bryant is an actress, known for Youth (2015), Blue Bloods (2010) and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (2017).

12. Priah Ferguson

Actress | Stranger Things

Priah Nicole Ferguson was born in Atlanta, Georgia and is the eldest of two girls. She is best known for her breakout role as Erica Sinclair on season 2 of Stranger Things. Her old-soul and quick-wit charm always had people in stitches. Her parents, also artistic, recognized her outgoing and ...

13. Ebonee Noel

Actress | Still Star-Crossed

Ebonee Noel is an actress, known for Still Star-Crossed (2017), I Love You, Daddy (2017) and Long Nights Short Mornings (2016).

14. Chelsea Harris

Actress | Snowpiercer

Chelsea Harris was born on March 30, 1990 in Columbus, Georgia, USA. She is an actress, known for Snowpiercer (2020), Designated Survivor (2016) and Top Gun: Maverick (2022).

15. Dakota Hickman

Actress | Doctor Sleep

Dakota Hickman is an actress, known for Doctor Sleep (2019) and Modern Family (2009).

16. Kyliegh Curran

Actress | Doctor Sleep

Fourteen-year-old newcomer Kyliegh Curran is poised to step into the spotlight, starring opposite Ewan McGregor in Warner Bros.' gripping supernatural thriller, "Doctor Sleep." The film, which was released November 8, is directed by Mike Flanagan from his own screenplay based upon Stephen King's ...

17. Venessia Valentino

Actress | The Thirteenth Floor

Venessia Valentino is an actress, known for The Thirteenth Floor (1999), Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004) and Pulp Fiction (1994).

18. Darwyn Carson

Actress | True Confessions

Darwyn Carson is an actress and writer, known for True Confessions (1981), The Last Halloween (1991) and Signs and Wonders (1995).

19. Kiersey Clemons

Actress | Dope

Kiersey Clemons was born December 17 in Pensacola, Florida. She grew up in a military family traveling the U.S before settling in Southern California with her parents and three sisters. Always having a love for theatre and performance, the actor/musician has quickly become known for the diverse and...

20. Maya Lynne Robinson

Actress | Dead Women Walking

Maya Lynne is an L.A. based actress, writer and producer. She was born and raised in Cleveland, OH.

Maya Lynne has worked all over the country including The Kennedy Center (DC), Florida Studio Theatre (Sarasota, FL), New Federal Theatre (NYC) and The Fountain Theatre (LA). She is also the creator of...

21. Meagan Good

Actress | Brick

Meagan Monique Good was born on 8 August 1981 in Panorama City, California, USA, to Tyra Wardlow-Doyle, who worked as her manager, and Leondis "Leon" Good, an LAPD officer. She began appearing on commercials at the age of four. Then she started guest-starring on series like The Parent 'Hood (1995), ...

22. Sierra Wooldridge

Actress | Anon

Sierra Leone Wooldridge is a Canadian actress. She was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia and raised in Ottawa, Ontario where her attendance at a local acting academy commenced at the age of twelve. She continued her studies throughout her teens before making her way to Toronto where she now resides. ...

23. Aja Naomi King

Actress | The Birth of a Nation

King appeared in several short films before landing guest roles on the CBS procedurals Blue Bloods and Person of Interest. Her big break came in 2012 when she was cast as new surgical intern Cassandra Kopelson on the CW drama Emily Owens, M.D. The series was canceled after a single season in 2013. ...

24. Rachel Christopher

Actress | The Girl on the Train

Rachel Christopher is an actress, known for The Girl on the Train (2016), The Upside (2017) and Blindspot (2015).

25. Nikee Warren

Creed II

Nikee Warren is an American SAG AFTRA, Multi Award-winning Best Film Actress/TV Actress, Host, Model Writer and Host of The Kevin & Nikee Show. Nikee was the recipient of the 2019 Sister's Choice Award, for using her acting and radio show and community involvement to encourage, inspire, motivate, ...

26. Julianna Margulies

Actress | ER

Julianna Margulies was born on June 8, 1966 in Spring Valley (near New York City), as the youngest of three daughters of Francesca (Goldberg), a teacher and dancer in American Ballet, and Paul Margulies, an advertising writer and philosopher. She is of Ashkenazi Jewish heritage (from Romania, ...

27. Quvenzhané Wallis

Actress | Beasts of the Southern Wild

Wallis was born in Houma, Louisiana, to Qulyndreia (Jackson) Wallis, a teacher, and Venjie Wallis, Sr., a truck driver. She has one sister, Qunyquekya, and two brothers, Vejon and Venjie, Jr. "Quven", the first part of her name, combines the first syllables of her parents' first names. Wallis, at ...

28. Ashley Dyke

Actress | 12 Years a Slave

Actress Ashley Dyke is best known for her roles as Anna in Steve McQueen's Academy Award winning film "12 Years A Slave", and as Stacey in John Krasinski's "The Hollars". Ashley was raised in Fairfax, Virginia. She is the daughter of two lawyers, Ellen Dyke and the Honorable James W. Dyke, Jr., the...

29. Adepero Oduye

Actress | Pariah

Adepero Oduye hails from Brooklyn, New York City by way of Nigeria. She is a graduate of Cornell University; and has studied acting with Wynn Handman, Austin Pendleton, and Susan Batson. Her name is pronounced "Add-eh-pair-o Oh-due-yay."

Her theatre credits include Danai Gurira's play Eclipsed, at ...

30. Storm Reid

Actress | A Wrinkle in Time

Storm Reid has known she wanted to be an actress since she was just three years old. She landed her first feature film role opposite Brad Pitt, Paul Giamatti, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Michael Fassbender in the Academy Award winning film " Twelve Years a Slave" (2013) directed by Steve McQueen for Fox ...

31. Vivian Fleming-Alvarez

Ad Astra

Vivian Fleming-Alvarez was born Vivian Celeste Fleming in Tampa, Florida. Her interest in the arts was first discovered when she spontaneously decided at age 15 to try-out for her high school cheerleading squad. After she failed to make the squad, Vivian was approached by the school's baseball ...

32. Caroline Harris

Actress | Happiest Season

Caroline Harris is an actress, known for Happiest Season (2020), Dashing in December (2020) and Westworld (2016).

33. Raylene Harewood

Actress | The Intruder

Raylene Harewood was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada where she first developed her interest in acting at a young age. She began working in the professional theatre scene at age 16 and has continued honing her skills since then. She moved to Vancouver, BC at age 19 to pursue an acting diploma at ...

34. Ayani Tamar

Actress | The Wrong Neighbor

Ayani Tamar is an actress, known for The Wrong Neighbor (2017).

35. Tonya Kay

Actress | Animal Kingdom

Tonya Kay's brutally elegant acting work is coveted for the moxie, physicality and depth of the characters she creates.

You can see her lead film roles in A Better Place (Cannes Market), Dark Space and Earthtastrophe (SyFy), Saving My Baby and The Other Wife (Lifetime).

On TV you've seen her acting ...

36. Wyntergrace Williams

Actress | Attack of the Southern Fried Zombies

Wyntergrace Williams was born on January 21, 1995 in New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for Attack of the Southern Fried Zombies (2017), Deadly Exchange (2017) and Teenage Cocktail (2016).

37. Mishael Morgan

Actress | Total Recall

Mishael Morgan was born on July 15, in San Fernando, Trinidad. At the age of five, her family emigrated to Toronto, Canada. Mishael caught the acting bug at the age of ten, during her elementary school's production of "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat". She never pursued acting ...

38. Kara Royster

Actress | Supernatural

Kara Royster raised in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, Kara fell in love with acting and performing at the age of 5 after watching her older sister recite monologues over and over. At age 10, she began pursuing her passions while attending Bak Middle School of the Arts and later the Dreyfoos School of...

39. Heidi Hill

Actress | Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn

Heidi Hill is known for her work on Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn (2014), Homestead Rescue (2016) and The Wrong House (2016).

40. Thomasina Gross

Actress | Killer Dream Home

Thomasina Gross is known for her work on Killer Dream Home (2020), A Wedding Wonderland (2017) and Hairspray Live! (2016).

41. Katherine Grant

Actress | The Wolf of Placer

Katherine Grant was born on May 1, 1904 in Los Angeles, California. Her parents divorced and her father passed away in 1921. At the age of eighteen she won the Miss Los Angeles beauty contest and competed in the Miss America pageant. Katherine worked as a professional dancer and to make extra money...

42. Dorothy Coburn

Actress | Modern Love

Brunette, curvaceous Dorothy Coburn was the daughter of western actor/producer Wallace G. Coburn. Her grandfather Robert, a pioneer cattleman, had founded the famous Montana Circle C Ranch in 1886. Dorothy appeared in silent comedy shorts for Hal Roach -- often as the quintessential flapper, ...

43. Fay Lanphier

Actress | The American Venus

Fay Lanphier was born on December 12, 1905 in Los Angeles County, California, USA. She was an actress, known for The American Venus (1926). She was married to Winfield J. Daniels and Sidney M. Spiegel. She died on June 21, 1959 in Oakland, California.

44. Lois Moran

Actress | Men in Her Life

Her soft Irish beauty highlighted many films in the late 1920s and 1930s, but film actress Lois Moran's major claim to fame was as F. Scott Fitzgerald's inspiration for the character of "Rosemary" in his classic novel Tender Is the Night. Lois trained in dance while young and moved to Paris with ...

45. Helen Twelvetrees

Actress | Millie

Helen Twelvetrees was born Helen Marie Jurgens in Brooklyn, New York on December 25, 1908. Her interest in the theatricals was apparent at an early age. After graduating from high school. Helen embarked on a stage career. She participated in a number of plays in New York City, but gravitated toward...

46. Marguerite Churchill

Actress | The Big Trail

Marguerite Churchill was born on December 26, 1910 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. She was an actress, known for The Big Trail (1930), Dracula's Daughter (1936) and The Walking Dead (1936). She was married to George O'Brien. She died on January 9, 2000 in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, USA.

47. Joan Dixon

Actress | Bunco Squad

Joan Dixon was born on June 6, 1930 in Norfolk, Virginia, USA as Joan J. Dixon. She was an actress, known for Bunco Squad (1950), Roadblock (1951) and Desert Passage (1952). She was married to William L. Driscoll and Ted Briskin. She died on February 20, 1992 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

48. Hedda Hopper

Actress | Sunset Blvd.

Her father was a butcher. In 1913 she met and married matinée idol DeWolf Hopper Sr. and in 1915 they moved to Hollywood, where both began active film careers. He became a star with Triangle Company, she began in vamp parts and turned to supporting roles. After her divorce she appeared in dozens of...

49. Hazel Washington

Imitation of Life

Hazel Washington is an actress, known for Imitation of Life (1934).

50. Hattie McDaniel

Actress | Gone with the Wind

After working as early as the 1910s as a band vocalist, Hattie McDaniel debuted as a maid in The Golden West (1932). Her maid-mammy characters became steadily more assertive, showing up first in Judge Priest (1934) and becoming pronounced in Alice Adams (1935). In this one, directed by George ...

51. Edna Bowdoin

Imitation of Life

Edna Bowdoin is an actress, known for Imitation of Life (1934).

52. Daisy Bufford

Actress | Deep South

Daisy Bufford was born on April 20, 1913 in Franklin, Louisiana, USA as Daisy King. She was an actress, known for Deep South (1930), To Mary - with Love (1936) and Forgotten Faces (1936). She died on December 18, 1987 in Contra Costa County, California, USA.

53. Gloria Foster

Actress | The Matrix Reloaded

Gloria Foster will always be best known for her performance as The Oracle in The Matrix (1999) and The Matrix Reloaded (2003), but the actress's career spanned four decades on the stage and screen.

Born on November 15, 1933 in Chicago, Illinois, Foster was put in the custody of her grandparents and ...

54. Pamela Hensley

Actress | Buck Rogers in the 25th Century

Pamela Gail Hensley was born on October 3, 1950 in Glendale, California, and is one of those rare screen stars who grew up in the heart of Los Angeles. Her father still maintains a thriving veterinary practice on Coldwater Canyon, where his patients include Pamela's Persian cats, "Hot Tin" and "...

55. Jere Fields

Actress | Friday the 13th: A New Beginning

Jere Fields was born on July 2, 1959 in Onslow County, North Carolina, USA. She is an actress, known for Friday the 13th: A New Beginning (1985), Body Slam (1986) and Cheers (1982).

56. Victoria Dillard

Actress | Coming to America

Victoria Dillard was born on September 20, 1969 in New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for Coming to America (1988), Ali (2001) and Ricochet (1991).

57. Lu Huang

Actress | Mang shan

Best known for her roles as a poignant and mobile heroine in Li Yang's Blind Mountain (2007) and Guo Xiaolu's She, a Chinese (2009), Huang Lu is a Chinese actress active in international art-house cinema. A graduate from the Department of Performance at the Beijing Film Academy, she has walked the ...

58. Lexi Underwood

Actress | Little Fires Everywhere

Lexi Underwood was born on August 28, 2003 in Cheverly, Maryland, USA. She is an actress and executive, known for Little Fires Everywhere (2020), The First Lady (2022) and Sneakerella (2021).

59. Reese Witherspoon

Producer | Wild

Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon was born on March 22, 1976 in New Orleans, Louisiana to Betty Witherspoon, a registered nurse & John Draper Witherspoon, a military surgeon. Reese spent the first 4 years of her life in Wiesbaden, Hesse, Germany, where her father served as a lieutenant colonel in the ...

60. Dionne Gipson

Actress | The Wilds

Deionne hails from Atlanta, Georgia. It was in Atlanta where she impressed local casting director Shay Griffin so much she signed on to manage her. Deidee won a substantial role in Sweet Home Alabama (2002) but her scenes were deleted. She moved to Los Angeles and with Shay Griffin's help quickly ...

61. 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).

62. Kim Yarbrough

Actress | Secret in Their Eyes

Kim Yarbrough is an American actor/singer, known for her splash on Season 2 of "The Voice" (NBC). Originally from Memphis, Tennessee, she moved to Los Angeles in 2000 and began the shift from stage acting to television in 2009, with an appearance as a brazen flirt on "Bones" (FOX). Her vocals were ...

63. Carolyn Alise

Actress | Marauders

If Kerry Washington, Jada Pinkett-Smith, and Angela Bassett had a love child, that would be Carolyn A'lise. She is a BFA theatrically trained actor and singer, who grew up in the small town of Newport News, Virginia. If she isn't in front of the camera, you can catch her eating good food ('cause ...

64. Kathleen Bradley

Actress | Friday

Kathleen Bradley was born on January 10, 1951 in Girard, Ohio, USA. She is an actress, known for Friday (1995), Grey's Anatomy (2005) and The Antiquity. She has been married to Terrence Redd since September 15, 1988. They have one child. She was previously married to Bill Overton.

65. Kelly Jenrette

Actress | The Handmaid's Tale

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

66. Natasha Rothwell

Writer | Saturday Night Live

Natasha Rothwell was born on October 18, 1980 in Wichita, Kansas, USA. She is an actress and writer, known for Saturday Night Live (1975), The Characters (2016) and Insecure (2016).

67. Brittany Guess

Actress | Homeland

Brittany Guess is an actress and producer, known for Homeland (2011), Like a Boss (2020) and Genius (2017).

68. Bisola Salimonu

Actress | Like a Boss

Bisola Salimonu is an actress & costumer based in Atlanta, GA. She is a first generation Nigerian-American that prides herself in representing two amazing cultures. She enjoys playing on both sides of the camera as a Costumer and an Actress and is passionate about creating stories that can help to ...

69. Destiny Adams

Actress | Like a Boss

Destiny Adams was born in Atlanta, Georgia. She is the daughter of Lee & Sherri Adams, both educators in the school system and Pastor/Ministers of New Day Covenant Ministries. At the age of 3 years old Destiny showed advancement in the performing arts programs at her former church, New Life ...

70. Candus Churchill

Actress | Jennifer's Body

Candus Churchill is an actress, known for Jennifer's Body (2009), Firewall (2006) and 2012 (2009).

71. Kat Graham

Actress | How It Ends

Kat Graham is an actress, singer, dancer and producer. Working across a variety of genres in film, television and music, she is one of most accomplished and versatile young talents working today.

Graham was recently seen in the 70s period crime thriller "The Poison Rose" opposite Morgan Freeman and ...

72. Tasha Smith

Actress | The Whole Ten Yards

Tasha Smith is a multifaceted actress and director whose work brings style and intensity to the projects she works on, whether in front of or behind the camera. From her roles as "Carol" on Fox's hit drama Empire, "Brenda" in Netflix's Running Out Of Time, to her critically-acclaimed portrayal of ...

73. Shannon Kane

Actress | Brooklyn's Finest

Shannon Kane was born on September 14, 1986 in Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA as Shannon Elizabeth Kane. She is an actress, known for Brooklyn's Finest (2009), The Collection (2012) and Blood and Bone (2009).

74. Nafessa Williams

Actress | Black Lightning

Nafessa Williams was born on December 4, 1989 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Black Lightning (2017), Twin Peaks (2017) and Black and Blue (2019).

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