50 ATLANTA ACTORS TO WATCH IN 2014 " A DIVERSE MIXTURE OF ATLANTA TALENT"

by daddykap | created - 28 Dec 2013 | updated - 02 Sep 2016 | Public

THIS LIST WAS CREATED TO CELEBRATE A DIVERSE MIXTURE OF ATLANTA ACTING TALENT! THIS LIST USES IMDB STAR-METER FOR THIS LIST RANKING ONLY. WE RECOGNIZE THERE ARE TONS OF TALENTED FOLKS IN ATLANTA. THIS LIST IS PUBLISHED THROUGH "BIG JOHN KAP'S" IMDB PAGE AND IS MEANT AS ENTERTAINMENT ONLY!THAT BEING SAID. ENJOY!

1. Brad James

Actor | Prisoners

In the span of just a few short years, Brad James has gone from US Marine to one of the most exciting faces in television and film today. Although widely praised for his comedic role as 'Todd' on the hit series "Tyler Perry's For Better Or Worse," Brad has shown himself to be much more than just a ...

2. Wilbur Fitzgerald

Actor | 11.22.63

Wilbur Fitzgerald is an actor and attorney from Georgia, known for his TV work on series including In the Heat of the Night (1989-1995), Friday Night Lights (2007), Prison Break (2006-2008), and Drop Dead Diva (2009-2014), and for film work including The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013), The East...

3. Maria Howell

Actress | Hidden Figures

Maria Howell is an actress and composer, known for Hidden Figures (2016), Saints & Sinners (2016) and Devious Maids (2013).

4. Ric Reitz

Actor | Safe Haven

Ric is an actor, writer, composer, director and producer who has been active in show business for more than 40 years. Born in Rochester, New York, he attended Bowling Green State University in Ohio and graduated with honors in Radio-TV-Film, Theater and Marketing. He began his professional acting ...

5. Sharon Conley

Actress | The Hunger Games

Sharon Conley was born on June 29, 1971 in New York, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for The Hunger Games (2012), What to Expect When You're Expecting (2012) and The Blind Side (2009).

6. Steve Coulter

Actor | Watchmen

Born in Canada, Steve grew up in South America and Cleveland Heights, Ohio. An actor and writer, his television appearances include recurring roles on House of Cards, The Walking Dead, Brockmire, The Purge, and Kevin Costner's Yellowstone. He also appeared in two HBO films directed by Barry ...

7. Autumn Dial

Actress | American Reunion

Autumn Dial was born on May 15, 1990. She is known for her work on American Reunion (2012), Reminiscence (2021) and Logan Lucky (2017).

8. Jeff Rose

Actor | Night School

Inspired by an emotional re-run episode of "The Rifleman" at the age of seven, Jeff Rose set his sights on becoming a professional actor and filmmaker. Born and raised in Marietta, Georgia, for ten long years, Jeff could only fantasize about his goals until registering for beginning acting classes ...

9. Brody Rose

Actor | I Can Only Imagine

Brody Rose is an actor, known for I Can Only Imagine (2018), Gifted (2017) and The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015).

10. Michael Beasley

Actor | Escape at Dannemora

Michael is known for his role as 'Murder' in the Showtime's Golden Globe nominated mini-series "Escape at Dannemora", Lil Jake in Netflix's Bloodline (2015), Jimmy Clay in HBO's Eastbound & Down (2009) and the Bouncer in Last Vegas (2013).

Born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska, Michael caught the ...

11. E. Roger Mitchell

Actor | The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

E. Roger Mitchell is a Miami, Florida native. He received a B.A. in English and Drama from Claflin University, class of 1993. Roger was named in the Who's Who Among Americas Colleges and Universities in 1992. He then continued his education at the Alliance Theatre Professional Actor Internship and ...

12. Joshua Mikel

Actor | The Walking Dead

From Conyers, GA, Josh Mikel is the son of elementary school teacher Anne Mikel and jack-of-all-trades John Mikel. A graduate of Florida State University's Theatre and Creative Writing programs, Josh honed his craft on the stages at FSU's School of Theatre. While at FSU, he worked closely as an ...

13. Alpha Trivette

Actor | Sweet Magnolias

SAG-AFTRA actor. Former headlining standup comic and award winning radio personality. Acting highlights include; Dr. Allen in Tyler Perry's Too Close To Home; Israel Proctor in Banshee on Cinemax, Judge Linkletter in American Made and Old Chlodwig in Dwight in Shining Armor. Upcoming TV roles in ...

14. Eaddy Mays

Actress | The Blind Side

Eaddy Mays, an American actress and producer, was born in New York and raised by her mother. At eight years old, Mays transformed the basement of their home into the "Magic Theater," where her mother and dozens of stuffed animals were subjected to countless recreations of blockbuster films and ...

15. Blake Cooper

Actor | The Maze Runner

Blake Cooper, who began acting at 10, is best known for his endearing portrayal of Chuck, the youngest "Glader" in the international blockbuster, The Maze Runner. In May, 2018, Blake, singled out by Variety in their annual Youth Impact Issue as "one to watch", will be seen in the coming of age film...

16. John Kap

Actor | Slaw

This former College Basketball Player, Professional Wrestler and Bodyguard has found the fast track to a real Hollywood acting career. John has already performed with Hollywood Legends Robert Redford and Nick Nolte in A Walk in the Woods , went toe to toe with Kevin Hart and Ice Cube in the ...

17. Robert Pralgo

Actor | Fast & Furious 7

Robert Pralgo was born on June 4, 1966 in The Bronx, New York, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Furious 7 (2015), The Joneses (2009) and Black Widow (2021).

18. Mike Pniewski

Actor | Hightown

Mike Pniewski was born on April 20, 1961 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Michael A. Pniewski. He is an actor and writer, known for Hightown (2020), Madam Secretary (2014) and The Good Fight (2017). He is married to Jaye Jackson-Pniewski. They have three children.

19. Jasmine Burke

Actress | Angrily Ever After

Jasmine Burke is an award-winning American Actress, Filmmaker, Singer, Author from Atlanta, Georgia. Attended Kennesaw State University on full scholarship as well as Harvard University. Jasmine grew up in musical theatre, performing in a myriad of stage productions at esteemed playhouses. Curious ...

20. Nicky Buggs

Actress | The Secret Life of Bees

Nicky Buggs is known for her work on The Secret Life of Bees (2008), Playing for Keeps (2012) and Powers (2015).

21. Michael H. Cole

Actor | Kill the Messenger

Michael is a successful working film,TV & stage actor as well as acting teacher & on set acting coach. In the 2002 edition of Who's Who of American Teachers, Michael was honored for his work. He is the Artistic Dir of The Renaissance Project theatre co w/ dozens of stage credits & directed over 30 ...

22. Kenny Alfonso

Actor | Dopesick

An accomplished character actor and comic, Kenny Alfonso was raised on baseball fields in Tampa, FL following his funny Dad and older brother Darren around while learning to hit the curveball. After 4 years of college baseball, the Austin Peay State University graduate spent 2 years in Law ...

23. Walter Hendrix III

Stunts | Lovecraft Country

Walter Hendrix III was born in Detroit, Michigan but went to school in Birmingham, Alabama. After graduating from college, he moved to Atlanta, Georgia where he began his acting career.

Walter Hendrix III has been seen in several movies, television shows, and theater plays with plans to participate ...

24. Zach Sale

Actor | Miracles from Heaven

Zach Sale was born on a hot and sunny June 4 in 1983. Almost from birth, Zach was a showman. He put on plays with his younger brother Kyle. He read passages from books in elementary school aloud with character voices. Everyone knew from the beginning that he was going to be an entertainer.

As he got...

25. Erica Page

Actress | Ambitions

Vivacious, warm and compassionate - just a few words to describe Erica Page. With over a decade of credits under her belt, Erica has graced the screen for hit shows including Sleepy Hollow, Saints and Sinners, Ozark, Dynasty, The Resident, Last Call and now, The Oprah Winfrey Network's Ambitions.

As...

26. Adam Boyer

Actor | Sully

Born in Boston, Massachusetts Adam Boyer had skates strapped to his feet as soon as he could walk. Playing hockey was his first love. When his family moved down to Atlanta a devastating thing happened... Winter disappeared, and with it, hockey. The closest thing the South had to offer was soccer. ...

27. Ricky Muse

Actor | Tammy

Ricky Muse is an actor, known for Tammy (2014), Lawless (2012) and Trouble with the Curve (2012). Ricky has been married to Karen Muse since October 30, 1976.

28. Gary Weeks

Actor | Outer Banks

American Actor/Writer/Director

Gary was born on a U.S. Air Force base in Weisbaden, Germany, raised rural Morris, GA. Early loves included painting, drawing, and creative writing, but after discovering a VHS camera, he found a love both in front and behind the lens. Played football, baseball, a 2-...

29. Diva Tyler

Actress | Halloween

Diva Tyler is a Florida-born actress who began acting in her early teens while residing in Harlem, New York. At 16, Diva Tyler participated as a member of The American Negro Ensemble Theatre, founded by the legendary Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee.

Diva's career continued to blossom in theatre and is ...

30. Richard Tavernaro

Actor | 42

Richard was born in San Antonio, Texas on June 2, 1963. He grew up in a military family and as a child lived all over the world - thus leading to his love of travel and exploring new cultures. He has lived in England, Greece, Arizona, Texas, New Mexico, Florida and Georgia and has traveled ...

31. Jwaundace Candece

Actress | Let's Be Cops

Jwaundace Candece moved to Los Angeles in January 2000 from Atlanta to pursue a career in acting. Because of her athletic abilities, she ended up auditioning with thousands of girls for WOW (Women of Wrestling) TV series that aired in 2000. She booked a role as a good guy but refused unless she ...

32. Mark Ashworth

Actor | Stargirl

British-born American actor. Born December 16th 1976 in Eccles, Manchester to Brian Ashworth, a cabinetmaker, and his wife Elaine, a hard-working housewife. Mark worked at Manchester United's 'Theatre Of Dreams', until he and his family moved to Tennessee in summer of 1992 where the long hot days ...

33. Mike Whaley

Actor | Under the Dome

Mike Whaley is an American born actor best known for his commercial acting success with over 400 TV ads, winning him his first Effie Award for his role in the Walmart series of commercials, where he landed the spokesman role for 4 years. He is also the voice behind many of the new Under Armour ...

34. Catherine Dyer

Actress | The Blind Side

Catherine Dyer was born in New York and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. She graduated from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City and quickly found work in commercials, voice-overs, television, theatre and film. In 1991, she moved to Los Angeles and continued to work in all mediums and ...

35. Miles Mussenden

Actor | Cloak & Dagger

Miles Mussenden is a British-born, American film and television actor known for bringing strength, warmth and charm to a myriad of characters. Miles started acting in the theater when he was a young child in New York City, at which time he attended the New York Academy of Dramatic Arts. He has ...

36. Parisa Johnston

Actress | Allegiant

Parisa Johnston is an Atlanta based Actress known for The Divergent Series: Allegiant (2016), Sabotage (2014), The Good Lie (2014) and Everything's for Sale (2011). Born Parisa Eftekhar in Ahvaz, Iran to Iranian Parents, a surgeon father and a homemaker mother. She was raised in Iran, England, The ...

37. Blue Kimble

Actor | Ruthless

Blue Kimble is an American Actor & Producer from Atlanta, GA. Kimble had a career as a professional football player prior to entering the film industry. He has been cast in many major productions including "Hunger Games Catching Fire", "Fast and Furious 5", BETs "The Game", "Devious Maids", and ...

38. Leah Monet

Actress | Slaw 2

Leah "Monet" Johnson is an American teen on the rise who is consistently proving herself to be one of the next talented young actresses of this generation. Now 17 years old, Leah "Monet" Johnson began her acting career in 2009 at the age of 11, in a supporting role in the stage play "Through ...

39. Tony Vaughn

Actor | 21 Grams

Tony Vaughn is an actor, known for 21 Grams (2003), Footloose (2011) and Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2005).

40. Michael Aaron Milligan

Actor | Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Michael Aaron Milligan is a SAG-AFTRA actor, stunt performer, and producer. He was born July 18, 1980 in Victoria, TX. His family moved to Sunnyvale, CA where he grew up until moving to the south at age 13. Michael excelled at being the class clown at Woodstock High School in Woodstock, GA. Soon ...

41. Michael E. Sanders

Actor | Rings

Born Michael Edwin Neil Sanders on July 20, 1969 in Smyrna, Georgia he is named after Michael Collins. Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin and Neil Armstrong, the first three astronauts to land on the moon. Michael, as his mother prefers him to be called, had a passion for three things as a young child: pro ...

42. Carlos Aviles

Actor | Good Girls

Carlos Aviles is from Hampton Roads Virginia, He resides in Atlanta Georgia and is a United States Army Veteran. Acting was always something that he would have liked to do but never knew how to even begin to attempt to do so. Working at night clubs in Atlanta as a security guard two women ...

43. Jaylon Gordon

Actor | Zoe Ever After

Jaylon Gordon is known for his work on Zoe Ever After (2016), The Banker (2020) and The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (2017).

44. Nadej K. Bailey

Actress | Swagger

Nádej Kyla Bailey was born in Cobb County, GA. At the age of 4, Nádej was a fan of Raven-Symoné and her Disney Channel show "That's So Raven", which inspired her to begin acting.

Nádej's film credits are numerous; she made her first film appearance in Paramount Pictures Selma. She also guest starred...

45. Timothy Douglas Perez

Actor | Pitch Perfect 3

Starting out, Tim was cast as an extra (bad guy) in several roles. This is how he came known by the name The Atlanta Toughguy! Since then, he's been cast as a gang member, soldier, pilot, father, military man, killer, business man, and others. Tim's greatest strength as an actor is his ability to ...

46. Gregory Alan Williams

Actor | Remember the Titans

Born in Des Moines, Iowa, Williams graduated from East High School, and attended Coe College and served in the United States Marine Corps before pursuing a career in acting. He is known for portraying LAPD Officer Garner Ellerbee in Baywatch. From 2011 until 2013, Williams portrayed the role of ...

47. Maurice Johnson

Actor | Chicago Fire

The tall, muscular and handsome American actor, Maurice Johnson was born in Augusta, Georgia to Ruby and Eugene Johnson, Jr. He credits his high school debate coach for pushing him to use his talents and powerful voice on the school's debate team and in various oratorical contests that garnered him...

48. Cooper Andrews

Actor | The Walking Dead

Cooper Andrews was born on March 10, 1985 in Smithtown, Long Island, New York, USA. He is known for his work on The Walking Dead (2010), Halt and Catch Fire (2014) and Den of Thieves (2018).

49. James Edward Thomas

Actor | The Haves and the Have Nots

James Edward Thomas is an American actor born in Sharon, Pennsylvania and raised in Elkhart, Indiana and Atlanta, Georgia. His mother, Regina, was an avid film buff and instilled in him a desire to become an actor at an early age. He is a graduate of University of Georgia with degrees in Journalism...

50. Adam Aalderks

Actor | Ballers

Adam was born and raised in the small community of Aplington, Iowa. Being raised in a musical family led Adam to ending his collegiate football career early to which he began touring the country as a drummer in a metal band. After getting his Bachelors degree in Teaching (Industrial Trades), he ...



Recently Viewed