Best Breakthrough Movie Actors of 2019

by tlmovies | created - 4 months ago | updated - 3 weeks ago | Public

1. Mena Massoud

Actor | Aladdin

Mena Massoud was born in Cairo, Egypt and raised in Markham, Ontario, Canada. A graduate of Ryerson University's notable theater program, he got his first big break starring in ABC Spark and Teen Nick's mystery-drama television series "Open Heart" as "Jared Malik." Since then, he has appeared in ...

Aladdin

2. Viveik Kalra

Actor | Blinded by the Light

Viveik Kalra is an actor, known for Blinded by the Light (2019), Voyagers and Beecham House (2019).

Blinded by the Light

3. Zack Gottsagen

Actor | The Peanut Butter Falcon

Zack Gottsagen was born on April 22, 1985 as Zachary Robin Gottsagen. He is an actor, known for The Peanut Butter Falcon (2019), The Homecoming: A Musical and Bulletproof (2012).

The Peanut Butter Falcon

4. Asher Angel

Actor | Shazam!

Asher Angel was born on September 6, 2002 in Paradise Valley, Arizona, USA as Asher Dov Angel. He is an actor, known for Shazam! (2019) and Andi Mack (2017).

Shazam

5. Jackson A. Dunn

Actor | Brightburn

Jackson starred in a leading role opposite Elizabeth Banks and David Denman in Brightburn (2019), which premiered May 24, 2019. He also appeared in Avengers: Endgame as Scott Lang (12 years old). Born in San Diego in 2003, Jackson's debut into acting was at the age of four when he played the Grinch...

Brightburn

6. Himesh Patel

Actor | Yesterday

Himesh Patel was born on October 13, 1990 in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, England as Himesh Jitendra Patel. He is an actor, known for Yesterday (2019), EastEnders: E20 (2010) and EastEnders (1985).

Yesterday

7. Brady Noon

Actor | Good Boys

Brady Noon was born in Forked River, New Jersey, USA. He is an actor, known for Good Boys (2019), Boardwalk Empire (2010) and Entertainment Tonight (1981).

Good Boys

8. Evan Alex

Actor | Us

Evan Alex was born on May 5, 2008. He is an actor, known for Us (2019), Kidding (2018) and Mani (2017).

Us

9. Mike Moh

Actor | Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood

Mike grew up in St. Paul, Minnesota. He was inspired by one of his heroes, Jackie Chan, while working as a stuntman in Hong Kong on the film "Robin-B-Hood" to pursue a career in acting. Mike relocated to Los Angeles and landed roles in numerous commercials, TV shows, and films like "Street Fighter:...

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

10. Jimmie Fails

Actor | The Last Black Man in San Francisco

Jimmie Fails is an actor and writer, known for The Last Black Man in San Francisco (2019), American Paradise (2017) and CBS This Morning (1992).

The Last Black Man in San Francisco

11. JD McCrary

Actor | The Lion King

JD McCrary is an actor, known for The Lion King (2019), Atom: The Misadventures of a Real Super Hero (2014) and K.C. Undercover (2015).

Little/The Lion King

12. Marcel Ruiz

Actor | One Day at a Time

Marcel has been in front of the cameras since his home birth in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, and began his career acting in commercials since early age. He moved to Los Angeles at the age of nine and has taken his hobby of acting and turned it into a full-fledged career as a star in Netflix's reboot ...

Breakthrough

13. Jeff Wahlberg

Actor | Don't Come Back from the Moon

Jeff Wahlberg is an actor, known for Don't Come Back from the Moon (2017), Dora and the Lost City of Gold (2019) and Counterpart (2017).

Dora & the Lost City of Gold

14. Keith L. Williams

Actor | Good Boys

Keith Leon Williams was born May 21, 2007 in Fort Worth, Texas, and came to Los Angeles, California in 2010 with his family as his older brother began pursuing a career in acting. Keith wanted in on the fun. He booked his first commercial audition within two months of trying and the rest is history...

Good Boys

15. Aidan McGraw

Actor | American Sniper

Aidan is known for playing young Colton Kyle in the Clint Eastwood directed film American Sniper (2014). He started acting/modeling at age 4 1/2 and started booking work almost immediately. He is the twin brother of actress/model Madeleine McGraw. Aidan has two other siblings, older brother, Jack ...

American Woman

16. Oleg Ivenko

Actor | The White Crow

Oleg Ivenko is an actor, known for The White Crow (2018).

The White Crow

17. Matthew Illesley

Soundtrack | Rocketman

Matthew Illesley is a British actor who began his professional career in 2018, aged 9, playing Young Reggie in Rocketman (2019).

In 2018, Matthew also played the role of Rupert with the touring company of Nativity! the Musical. Matthew was part of the Oxford and London teams, when the shows ran at ...

Rocketman

18. Louis Ashbourne Serkis

Actor | Alice Through the Looking Glass

Louis Ashbourne Serkis is an actor, known for Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016), SS-GB (2017) and Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle (2018).

The Kid Who Would Be King

19. Darren Mann

Actor | Giant Little Ones

Darren Mann is one of the industry's wildest rising stars with already a stellar number of credits to his name. With professional junior hockey behind him and a passionate former actress/director as his mother who champions his every success, Mann has worked non-stop in film and television, so far ...

Giant Little Ones

20. Rhymefest

Soundtrack | Selma

Driven by his motto, "true power is the power to empower others," Che "Rhymefest" Smith is a writer, artist, political organizer and teacher, shattering negative stereotypes about hip-hop.

In 2005, Rhymefest won a Grammy for co-writing the mega-hit "Jesus Walks" with his childhood friend, Kanye West...

The Public

21. Aidan Fiske

Actor | Inhumans

Aidan Fiske is a star on the rise. He expressed a desire to perform at an early age, and with his family's support, began pursuing his passion. He quickly found himself working in local student films and commercials. His career expanded to a national level when he landed the role of Pierre in the ...

American Woman

22. Tanner Stine

Actor | NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service

Tanner Stine is an American actor from West Des Moines, Iowa living in Los Angeles, CA. He is known for his role as the young Tony DiNozzo on the CBS hit series "NCIS" as well as for his recurring role on Nickelodeon's "The Thundermans". His recent projects include feature films "Run", "Get Big" ...

Run the Race

23. Dante Crichlow

Actor | See You Yesterday

Dante Crichlow is an actor, known for See You Yesterday (2019), See You Yesterday (2017) and Nowhere (2019).

See You Yesterday

24. Dean Chaumoo

Actor | The Kid Who Would Be King

Dean Chaumoo is an actor, known for The Kid Who Would Be King (2019).

The Kid Who Would Be King

25. Hugo Lavoie

Actor | Pet Sematary

Hugo Lavoie is an actor, known for Pet Sematary (2019).

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Pet Sematary

26. Angus Imrie

Actor | The Kid Who Would Be King

Angus Imrie was born on August 2, 1994 in Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England as Angus William Jake Imrie. He is an actor, known for The Kid Who Would Be King (2019), Kingdom (2007) and Fleabag (2016).

The Kid Who Would Be King



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