Child Actors

by mijademonica | created - 11 Apr 2013 | updated - 16 Jun 2013 | Public

1. Abigail Breslin

Actress | Little Miss Sunshine

Academy Award-nominated actress Abigail Breslin is one of the most sought-after actors of her generation. Her unique and charismatic talents have contributed to her versatile roles in both comedy and drama.

Recently, Breslin headlined the first season of the horror-comedy series, Scream Queens (2015)...

2. Alexander Gould

Actor | Finding Nemo

Gould was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. He began acting at the age of two and is perhaps best known for providing the voice of the title character of Disney/Pixar's film Finding Nemo (2003) and starring as Shane Botwin on the Showtime dark comedy-drama series Weeds (2005). His ...

3. Ariel Winter

Actress | Sofia the First

Ariel Winter is one of Hollywood's most promising young talents with notable roles both in both television and film. Ariel stars on ABC's critically acclaimed and Emmy® winning hit series, "Modern Family (2009)." Winter plays 'Alex Dunphy,' the brainy middle child in the Dunphy family, opposite Ty ...

4. Asa Butterfield

Actor | Hugo

Asa Butterfield was born in Islington, London, England, to Jacqueline Farr and Sam Butterfield. He began acting at the age of 8, after a talent spotting casting director saw him at his local after school drama club, The Young Actors Theatre in Islington. Following on from a couple of small roles in...

5. Bailee Madison

Actress | Brothers

This young actress has worked with a number of the industry's biggest stars in a variety of diverse and challenging roles. She won rave reviews and a Critics Choice Movie Award nomination for her powerful work on the feature film, Brothers (2009), opposite Tobey Maguire, Natalie Portman and Jake ...

6. 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, ...

7. China Anne McClain

Actress | Grown Ups

China Anne McClain comes from an artistic family. Her father, Michael McClain, is a music producer, vocalist, writer and sound engineer. His first production was on Beyonce's younger sister, Solange Knowles (Solo Star CD - track no.16 entitled Sky Away). China Anne's mother, Shontell, is also a ...

8. Chloë Grace Moretz

Actress | Let Me In

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. Cody Simpson

Soundtrack | Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2

Cody Simpson has progressed both as a musician and a celebrity at an astounding pace; from uploading videos on YouTube from his home in Australia to selling out tours around the world, Cody is one of the most marketable youth brands in music. When he's not touring or surfing he's in the studio ...

10. Dakota Goyo

Actor | Real Steel

Dakota Goyo was born in Toronto, Canada, to Debra Goyo, a former model and singer, and David Goyo. His siblings, Devon Goyo and Dallas Goyo, have also acted. He has Italian and Scottish ancestry.

Goyo appeared in his first commercial as an infant. His television debut came at the age of 5 in the CBS...

11. Elle Fanning

Actress | Super 8

Mary Elle Fanning was born on the 9th of April 1998 in Conyers, Georgia, USA, to Heather Joy (Arrington) and Steven J. Fanning. Her mother played professional tennis, and her father, now an electronics salesman, played minor league baseball. She is of German, Irish, English, French, and Channel ...

12. Frankie Jonas

Actor | Gake no ue no Ponyo

Frankie Jonas was born on September 28, 2000 in Wyckoff, New Jersey, USA as Franklin Nathaniel Jonas. He is an actor, known for Ponyo (2008), Jonas (2009) and Spooky Buddies (2011).

13. Greyson Chance

Soundtrack | Raising Hope

Greyson Michael Chance is an American singer, songwriter and pianist whose April 2010 performance of Lady Gaga's "Paparazzi" at a sixth-grade music festival became a hit on YouTube, gaining over 36 million views. Two of his original compositions, "Stars" and "Broken Hearts", gained over 4 and 6 ...

14. Hailee Steinfeld

Actress | True Grit

Hailee Steinfeld was born on December 11, 1996 in Tarzana, California, to Cheri (Domasin), an interior designer, and Peter Steinfeld, a personal fitness trainer. She has a brother, Griffin. Her uncle is Jake Steinfeld, a fitness trainer, and her great-uncle is actor Larry Domasin. Her father is of ...

15. Isabella Acres

Actress | Hello, My Name Is Doris

Isabella Acres is known for her work on Hello, My Name Is Doris (2015), The Spoils of Babylon (2014) and Better Off Ted (2009).

16. Isabelle Fuhrman

Actress | Orphan

Isabelle was born in Washington, DC but grew up in Atlanta, Georgia. She has one older sister, Madeline, and her parents are Elina and Nick Fuhrman. Her career began when a casting director from Cartoon Network spotted her waiting for her sister and cast her for one of the shows, Cartoon Fridays. ...

17. Jacob Latimore

Actor | Detroit

Hailed by Variety, Indiewire and The Wrap as an exciting breakout star, Jacob Latimore is quickly emerging as one of the most talented and versatile actors of his generation.

Recently Latimore drew strong critical acclaim for his star turn as Bo in 2016 Sundance Film Festival favorite SLEIGHT, ...

18. Jaden Smith

Actor | The Karate Kid

Jaden Smith is a movie actor, known for The Pursuit of Happyness (2006), The Karate Kid (2010) and After Earth (2013). In addition to being an actor he is also a dancer, songwriter and rapper who won an MTV award for his performance in The Pursuit of Happyness. He co-starred with his father Will ...

20. Joel Courtney

Actor | Super 8

Joel Courtney is an American actor, known for his starring roles in the Steven Spielberg blockbuster Super 8 (2011) and the Netflix hit The Kissing Booth (2018).

Joel was born into a Navy family in Monterey, California, and is the youngest of four children - an older sister and two older brothers. ...

21. Joey King

Actress | The Act

Joey King started acting professionally when she was four years old. A national spot for Life Cereal was Joey's first commercial. It has been said that Joey inherited the love of acting from her grandmother, who used to perform in live theater.

She has appeared in several television shows and movies...

22. Kiernan Shipka

Actress | Carriers

Kiernan Brennan Shipka is an American actress. She is known for playing Sally Draper on the AMC series Mad Men (2007), B. D. Hyman in the FX anthology series Feud: Bette and Joan (2017), and voicing Jinora in the Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005) spin-off, The Legend of Korra (2012). She stars as ...

23. Kodi Smit-McPhee

Actor | Let Me In

Kodi Smit-McPhee started acting at the age of 9. He dropped out of high school in his first year to pursue acting and currently resides in Los Angeles as does his father Andy McPhee and sister Sianoa Smit-McPhee, who are also actors.

He made his feature film debut alongside Eric Bana in 2007's "...

24. Laura Marano

Actress | The Perfect Date

Laura Marano started acting in the theatre when she was five years old. She has done numerous plays at the Agoura Children's Theatre, and continued her acting in many national commercials.

She is now starring in the new Disney Channel pilot, Austin & Ally (2011), where she is playing the title ...

25. Leo Howard

Actor | Conan the Barbarian

An only child and born on July 13, 1997 in Newport Beach, California, USA as Leo Richard Howard and raised in Fallbrook, California (near San Diego), Leo is an accomplished movie actor, Kickin' It (2011) and Conan the Barbarian (2011). He is also a model, and martial artist who won a Young Artist ...

26. Mackenzie Foy

Actress | Interstellar

Mackenzie Christine Foy was born 10 November 2000. She began her career as a child model in 2004, working for Garnet Hill, Polo Ralph Lauren, and Guess Kids. She has also modeled in print ads for companies such as Rubbermaid, Jones Apparel Group, The Walt Disney Company, Mattel, Target Corporation,...

27. Max Charles

Actor | The Strain

At just 15 years of age, Max Charles is already an industry veteran, landing coveted roles on and off the big screen and working with some of Hollywood's most respected and acclaimed actors, writers and directors.

Most recently, this charismatic and endearing young talent was nominated as "Best ...

28. Noah Ringer

Actor | The Last Airbender

Noah Andrew Ringer is an American actor who starred as Aang in the film The Last Airbender. He was discovered in an open casting call for Airbender in Texas. He was also cast in the film Cowboys & Aliens as Emmett.

Ringer is a young taekwondo practitioner who was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. At...

29. 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 ...

30. Rachel Crow

Actress | Deidra & Laney Rob a Train

Rachel Crow was born as Rachel Kelly Crow. She is an actress, known for Deidra & Laney Rob a Train (2017), Home: Adventures with Tip & Oh (2016) and Rio 2 (2014).

31. Rebecca Black

Actress | Tu xia chuan qi

Rebecca Black is best known for her song "Friday" which became an Internet sensation in March 2011. According to Billboard.com, she is just one of the pop stars coming from a production company called Ark Music Factory.

32. Ross Lynch

Actor | Austin & Ally

Ross Lynch debuted his acting career as 'Austin Moon' in the Disney Channel original comedy series "Austin & Ally." This role has earned him 4 Kids Choice Awards for 'Favorite TV Actor' (2013-2016) and 3 Teen Choice Awards for 'Choice TV Actor: Comedy' (2014-2016). In summer 2013, Lynch starred as ...

33. CJ Adams

Actor | The Odd Life of Timothy Green

Cameron John "CJ" Adams, was born and raised in Rhode Island on April 6, 2000, to Donna and Matt Adams. His father is an author, golf expert and host of a show on SiriusXM satellite radio. CJ is best known for his role as Timothy Green in the 2012 film The Odd Life of Timothy Green, which earned ...

34. Allen Alvarado

Actor | Flight 29 Down

Allen Alvarado was born on February 19, 1996 in Park Ridge, Illinois, USA. He is known for his work on Flight 29 Down (2005), Cryptic (2009) and Cold Case (2003).

35. Preston Bailey

Actor | Dexter

Preston Bailey was born in Portland, Oregon. He was scouted by an agent while attending his older brother Brennan Bailey's acting class and was cast in his first national commercial at age 2. Soon after, his family moved to Los Angeles and he booked the first role he auditioned for. Co-starring as ...

36. Jonah Bobo

Actor | Zathura: A Space Adventure

Jonah Bobo was born on January 24, 1997 in New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for Zathura: A Space Adventure (2005), Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011) and Disconnect (2012).

37. Jackson Brundage

Actor | NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service

Jackson Brundage was born on January 21, 2001 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Jackson Timothy Brundage. He is an actor, known for NCIS (2003), One Tree Hill (2003) and See Dad Run (2012).

38. Billi Bruno

Actress | According to Jim

Billi Bruno was born Sarah Russo on July 20, 1997, to a family of five. She has been involved in the world of acting since the age of five, starring in several plays, commercials, and a Brad Paisley music video. Most recently, however, her best known role to date is Gracie Mabel, Jim Belushi's ...

39. Chandler Canterbury

Actor | Knowing

Chandler was born and raised in Houston, Texas. He is the middle child of three with an older brother and a younger sister. Chandler has always resided full time in Houston and attends public school despite steadily working in the film industry.

Chandler began his film career playing a young version...



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