Black actors under 25 (2014/2015)

by plutopius | created - 12 Mar 2014 | updated - 25 Oct 2016 | Public

Young adult, teen, and child African-American actors and actresses with recent and current projects.

Updated frequently and will take suggestions through comments :)

**Started this list in 2014 so some may be 26/27 by now.

1. Keke Palmer

Actress | Nope

Lauren Keyana Palmer was born on August 26, 1993 in Harvey, Illinois to Sharon and Larry Palmer, both former actors. Palmer showed vocal promise as a five-year-old, when she belted out "Jesus Loves Me" in her church choir. A year later the singer-actress had a solo in her kindergarten play but, to ...

2. Tyler James Williams

Actor | Dear White People

Tyler James Williams is an American actor, most recognizable for having played the title character of the Chris Rock-inspired sitcom Everybody Hates Chris (2005) and songwriter Cyrus DeBarge in the Disney Channel movie Let It Shine (2012). He became known for playing the lead role in the show ...

3. Tyrel Jackson Williams

Actor | Lab Rats

Tyrel Jackson Williams was born on March 16, 1997 in Westchester County, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for Lab Rats: Bionic Island (2012), Failure to Launch (2006) and Thunder Force (2021).

4. Imani Hakim

Actress | Mythic Quest: Raven's Banquet

Writer/Actress/Humanitarian, IMANI HAKIM is most recognized for portraying Olympic Gold Medalist Gabby Douglas in Lifetime's award winning TV movie, THE GABBY DOUGLAS STORY. In addition to her series regular role of Tonya, sister to Tyler James Williams Chris Rock in the acclaimed series EVERYBODY ...

5. Roshon Fegan

Actor | Greenleaf

Music man and entertainer Ro Shon Fegan began his claim to fame here in Los Angeles at the age of 18 months. His first creative moments of his career was actually a national soda commercial where he collaborated with the musical classic group Boyz II Men. And his momentum for the creative industry ...

6. Zendaya

Actress | Spider-Man: Homecoming

Zendaya (which means "to give thanks" in the language of Shona) is an American actress and singer born in Oakland, California. She began her career appearing as a child model working for Macy's, Mervyns and Old Navy. She was a backup dancer before gaining prominence for her role as Rocky Blue on ...

7. China Anne McClain

Actress | Hubie Halloween

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. Trevor Jackson

Actor | Superfly

Trevor Jackson is an actor and director, known for SuperFly (2018), Grown-ish (2018) and Burning Sands (2017).

9. Coco Jones

Actress | Vampires vs. the Bronx

Coco Jones was born on January 4, 1998 in Columbia, South Carolina, USA as Courtney Jones. She is an actress, known for Vampires vs. the Bronx (2020), Good Luck Charlie (2010) and Flock of Four (2017).

10. Tequan Richmond

Actor | Boomerang

Tequan (Tuh-kwon) Richmond arrived in Los Angeles from his hometown of Burlington, North Carolina nearly two decades ago and he certainly hasn't sat idle since planting his feet in Los Angeles soil.

He has appeared in a national Spalding basketball commercial with then Boston Celtic's Paul Pierce, ...

11. Amandla Stenberg

Actress | The Hate U Give

Named for the Zulu and Xhosa word for "power," Amandla was born in Los Angeles, California, to Karen Brailsford, a writer, and Tom Stenberg, a businessman. Her mother is African-American and her father is Danish (and of part Inuit-Greenlandic ancestry).

In the summer and fall of 2010, she shot her ...

12. Paige Hurd

Actress | A Girl Like Grace

Paige Hurd is a well-known actress born and raised on 20th July 1992, in Dallas, Texas. She was born to African American, Puerto Rican mother and an African American father. She is best known for her magnificent role as Tasha Clarkson on the American hit sitcom Everybody Hates Chris (2005). Some of...

13. Kyle Massey

Actor | Cory in the House

Kyle Orlando Massey was born on August 28, 1991, in Atlanta, Georgia. His first acting job was in "The Wizard of Oz," but his big break came after he was cast in the popular Disney sitcom That's So Raven (2003), where he starred as Cory, the mischievous, money-obsessed brother of the main character...

14. Raven Goodwin

Actress | The Station Agent

Raven Goodwin was born on June 24, 1992 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Raven Tyshanna Goodwin. She is an actress, known for The Station Agent (2003), Lovely & Amazing (2001) and Snatched (2017). She has been married to Wiley Battle since October 29, 2021. They have one child.

15. Kwesi Boakye

Actor | The Amazing World of Gumball

Kwesi Boakye was born in Los Angeles California and is the great-grandson of a highly respected Ghana West African King. Kwesi continues to build upon his already vast acting portfolio in the city known to millions around the world as tinsel town. Kwesi was a mere babe of 10 months when he booked ...

16. Larramie Doc Shaw

Actor | Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Doc Shaw was born to Larry and Tamie Shaw, being an only child. His grandparents noticed he had a special gift and gave him the nickname, Doc. Doc's dad got him into a modeling career. He moved through the industry fast, and has appeared in many print ads. A car accident took his father's life in ...

17. Brandon Mychal Smith

Actor | Get on Up

Brandon Smith started acting at the tender age of 8 years old. Soon, he booked his first national commercial for Nike with Tiger Woods.

Brandon Smith has garnered a legion of loyal fans for playing the iconic role of super-suave Nico Harris on the Disney Channel series "So Random" ("Sonny with a ...

18. Madison Pettis

Actress | American Pie Presents: Girls' Rules

Madison Pettis got her big break with her first film at 8 years old playing the daughter of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson in Disney's hit family comedy, The Game Plan. Madison is now all grown up with an extensive list of acting credits and a following on social media of over 12 million fans. She's ...

19. Skai Jackson

Actress | Arthur

Skai Jackson stars as the adorable "Zuri Ross" on the Disney Channel sitcoms Jessie (2011), with Debby Ryan, and Bunk'd (2015). Before that, we've seen her in small roles on Boardwalk Empire (2010) and Royal Pains (2009), and even in the film, The Smurfs (2011).

20. 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 ...

21. Carlon Jeffery

4: Rise of the Silver Surfer

Jeffery was born in Houston, Texas and has been performing since the age of 8. He grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio, performing in numerous community venues. He and his family moved to Los Angeles in 2005 so he could pursue a career his music and acting. He is a rapper under the stage name of "Lil-c Note...

22. Jaden Smith

Actor | The Karate Kid

Jaden Smith is an 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 Smith ...

23. Willow Smith

Actress | I Am Legend

Willow Smith was born on October 31, 2000 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Willow Camille Reign Smith. She is an actress and composer, known for I Am Legend (2007), Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008) and Kit Kittredge: An American Girl (2008).

24. Yara Shahidi

Actress | Salt

Yara Shahidi was born on February 10, 2000 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA as Yara Sayeh Shahidi. She is an actress and producer, known for Salt (2010), Black-ish (2014) and Grown-ish (2018).

25. Sydney Mikayla

Actress | General Hospital

Sydney Mikayla is known for her work on General Hospital (1963), Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts (2020) and Craig of the Creek (2018).

26. Lola Assad

Actress | The Gabby Douglas Story

Lola Assad is an actress, known for The Gabby Douglas Story (2014).

27. Riele Downs

Actress | The Best Man Holiday

Riele Downs was born on July 8, 2001 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Riele West Downs. She is an actress, known for The Best Man Holiday (2013), Henry Danger (2014) and The Gabby Douglas Story (2014).

28. Stephan James

Actor | If Beale Street Could Talk

Stephan James was born on December 16, 1993 in Scarborough, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He is an actor and producer, known for If Beale Street Could Talk (2018), Race (2016) and Selma (2014).

29. Kyal Legend

Actress | Backstage

Kyal Legend is known for her work on Backstage (2016), Utopia Falls (2020) and V/H/S/94 (2021).

30. Jahnee Wallace

Actress | Max Steel

Jahnee Wallace is an actress, known for Max Steel (2016), Sleepy Hollow (2013) and The Game (2006).

31. India Scandrick

Actress | Sleepy Hollow

India Scandrick was born on July 13, 1994 in Decatur, Georgia, USA. She is an actress, known for Sleepy Hollow (2013), Spork (2010) and Underground (2016).

32. Dayo Okeniyi

Actor | Rise

Dayo Okeniyi (Pronounced: Die-o Okay-nii-yii) began performing on the stage in elementary school. In 2003, Okeniyi, the youngest of five siblings, moved from Nigeria with his family to the The United States. His father, now a retired customs officer and mother, a British literature teacher, were ...

33. Adrian Kali Turner

Actor | Bad Teacher

Adrian Kali Turner is an actor, singer, dancer, writer, entrepreneur and community activist. Adrian is from Atlanta, Georgia, and lives in the Los Angeles area. Adrian is a recent graduate from the California Institute of The Arts (CalARTS) where he earned a Bachelors of Fine Arts degree in Music ...

34. 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.

35. Kofi Siriboe

Actor | Queen Sugar

Kofi Siriboe (born March 2, 1994) is an American actor whose works have spanned theatre, film, and television. He is most notable for his role as Javy Hall in the Fred Durst directed movie 'The Longshots'. He appeared as James Newton on the CBS veteran show 'CSI' during the thirteenth season in the...

36. Dexter Darden

Actor | The Maze Runner

Dexter Darden is an actor, known for The Maze Runner (2014), Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018) and Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015).

37. Daniel Curtis Lee

Actor | Glee

Daniel Curtis Lee, also known as Dan Curtis Lee, started his acting career at the age of seven in his hometown of Clinton, Mississippi. However, it was not until three years later in Long Beach, California, that he got his first principal role in a Hollywood feature film, Friday After Next Friday ...

38. Nadji Jeter

Actor | The 5th Wave

While living in Atlanta, Georgia, Nadji's family discovered that he had a talent for dancing, acting, and music. Nadji's talents caught the eye of several A-list entertainers, giving him the opportunity to perform for Usher's New Look Foundation Gala in New York City in 2005. In 2010 Nadji was ...

39. Kwame Boateng

Actor | The Onion Movie

Kwame Boateng is the oldest of the acting trio of Hollywood brothers. He is one of the most sought after young actor, tastemaker, influencer, entrepreneur. On the silver screen he has starred in notable feature films such as "Not Easily Broken" alongside Golden Globe winner and Oscar nominee Taraji...

40. 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 ...

41. Justin Martin

Actor | Flight

Justin grew up in Atlanta, Georgia. He started acting at age seven in the drama department in his church. Justin was soon discovered by Atlanta agent Joy Pervis, who had previously discovered many child stars including Dakota Fanning and Kyle Massey. Justin worked for two years in the Atlanta doing...

42. Zoë Soul

Actress | Prisoners

Zoë Soul is an actress and executive, known for Prisoners (2013), The Purge: Anarchy (2014) and Reed Between the Lines (2011).

43. Titus Makin Jr.

Actor | Star-Crossed

Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, Titus always knew in his heart that he was meant to be in show business. Throughout his childhood, he was frequently relocated due to his father's military service, but being able to travel so much had an advantage as Titus was exposed to all forms of entertainment. Titus ...

44. Logan Browning

Actress | The Perfection

Logan Browning was born on June 9, 1989 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA as Logan Laurice Browning. She is an actress, known for The Perfection (2018), Bratz (2007) and Powers (2015).

45. Maestro Harrell

Actor | The Wire

Maestro Harrell was born on July 29, 1991 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is known for his work on The Wire (2002), Fear the Walking Dead (2015) and Teen Titans GO! To the Movies (2018).

46. Leon Thomas III

Actor | August Rush

Thomas was born in Brooklyn, New York, but moved to Los Angeles, California, and now resides there.

At age 10 he made his Broadway debut in 2003 as Young Simba in the Broadway production of The Lion King (1994). In 2004, he appeared as Jackie Thibodeaux in the original Broadway cast of Tony Kushner'...

47. 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...

48. Cymphonique Miller

Actress | Big Time Rush

Cymphonique Miller, is an actress, singer, dancer and writer. This Los Angeles native, is one of Hollywood's biggest teen phenomena and the star of the hit TV show How To Rock. Cymphonique has made a name for herself and built a diverse R&B, Pop and Hip Hop fan base through the Internet before ...

49. Jasmine Richards

Actress | Camp Rock

Jasmine Richards was born on June 28, 1990 in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada. She is an actress, known for Camp Rock (2008), Overruled! (2009) and Picture Day (2012).

50. Chris O'Neal

Actor | AMP House

Chris O'Neal is an actor, known for AMP House, Colin in Black & White (2021) and Greenhouse Academy (2017).

51. Bobb'e J. Thompson

Actor | Role Models

Kicking off an impressive career in front of the camera at the tender age of five, Bobb'e J. Thompson rose to fame as a child actor well before his teens, initially with a small but colorful and energetic supporting role as the pint-sized Tupac in My Baby's Daddy (2003). He subsequently appeared in...

52. Camille Winbush

Actress | Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai

Camille Winbush was born on February 9, 1990 in Culver City, California, USA as Camille Simoine Winbush. She is an actress, known for Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (1999), The Bernie Mac Show (2001) and Eraser (1996).

53. Tristan Mack Wilds

Actor | The Secret Life of Bees

Tristan Wilds was born in Staten Island, New York. In 2005, at the age of 15, Tristan made his television debut as AJ in the mini-series Miracle Boys. After that, he took his talents to a different venue and tried his hand in theater. He worked with Phylicia Rashad and the Roundabout Theater ...

54. Tristin Mays

Actress | MacGyver

Growing up in New York City, Tristin was with the Ford Modeling Agency where she quickly became one of the top child models in the country. She would later land several national commercials such as Kraft Cheese, Play Skool Kool- Aid, Sunkist, ROSS, McDonald's and Hershey's. Tristin was also in ...

55. Romeo Miller

Actor | Honey

Romeo Miller was born on August 19, 1989 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Percy Romeo Miller. He is an actor and producer, known for Honey (2003), Romeo! (2003) and Kangaroo Jack (2003).

56. Nick Nervies

Actor | Project X

Nick Nervies was born on January 24, 1995 in Torrance, California, USA as Nickolas Nervies. He is an actor, known for Project X (2012), Role Models (2008) and The Soloist (2009).

57. Oren Williams

Actor | Rebound

Oren Williams is an American actor, writer, producer, and director. His first role was on the award-winning series "ER" with Eriq La Salle. That same year at the age of five he went on to co-star in Ice Cube's film "The Player's Club" with Jamie Foxx and LisaRaye. Other films include "Kingdom Come"...

58. Micah Williams

Actor | Bruce Almighty

Micah Williams is known for his work on Bruce Almighty (2003), Good Luck Charlie (2010) and The Ron Clark Story (2006).

59. Marcus Carl Franklin

Actor | I'm Not There

Marcus Carl Franklin is an actor and composer, known for I'm Not There (2007), But Not for Me (2015) and The Art of Getting By (2011).

60. Marc John Jefferies

Actor | Notorious

Marc John Jefferies was born on May 16, 1990 in New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Notorious (2009), Nerve (2016) and Get Rich or Die Tryin' (2005).

61. Layla Crawford

Actress | True Blood

Layla Crawford is an actress and assistant director, known for True Blood (2008), The First Family (2012) and NCIS: Los Angeles (2009).

62. Khamani Griffin

Actor | Daddy Day Care

Khamani Griffin was born on August 1, 1998 in Oakland, California, USA. He is known for his work on Daddy Day Care (2003), Rise of the Guardians (2012) and Norbit (2007).

63. Gracie Marie Bradley

Actress | Beauty

Gracie Marie Bradley is best known for her role as "Beauty" in the film "Beauty." She has also appeared in series including Freeform's "Grown-ish" and CBS's "NCIS: Los Angeles." Gracie began performing at a young age and has also modeled. Her many interests include leaning sign language, reading ...

64. Justin S. Myrick

Actor | On the Come Up

Justin S. Myrick is a film and television actor, voiceover artist, model, and dancer. His strong improve skills have landed him numerous acting and co-hosting jobs on TV and at live events. Justin has been credited in numerous TV shows, TV commercials, films, dance, voiceovers for national TV ...

65. Harrison Knight

Actor | The Watsons Go to Birmingham

Harrison Knight was born in Orangeburg, South Carolina and moved shortly thereafter with his mother to Kingstree, South Carolina. He began performing at an early age in theatrical productions at his church. In elementary school, Karl Singletary, an artist-in-residence and former member of the ...

66. Jaden Harmon

Actor | One Tree Hill

Jaden was born October 14, 2000 in Houston, Texas and has one older brother and one younger Brother. He grew up in a traditional southern household and enjoys the outdoors.

He was five when he started in the entertainment business by doing several print jobs and a handful of local commercials. His ...

67. Corbin Bleu

Actor | High School Musical 3: Senior Year

Cobin Bleu was born Corbin Bleu Reivers on February 21, 1989 in Brooklyn, New York City, to Martha (Callari) and David Reivers, an actor. His mother is of Italian descent and his father is Jamaican.

Corbin began appearing in television commercials at the age two, for products such as Life cereal, ...

68. Damarr Calhoun

Actor | Instant Mom

Damarr Calhoun is an actor, known for Instant Mom (2013), Beneath the Leaves (2019) and Scandal (2012).

69. Dante Brown

Actor | Ma

By only 16 years old Dante Brown had established himself as a bonafide "one to watch" talent in the entertainment industry, known not only for the diverse and engaging characters he has brought to life on screen, but also for excelling in music, dance and creating innovate online content to connect...

70. Denzel Whitaker

Actor | The Great Debaters

Denzel Whitaker was born on June 15, 1990 in Torrance, California, USA as Denzel Dominique Whitaker. He is known for his work on The Great Debaters (2007), Black Panther (2018) and Training Day (2001).

71. Chelsea Tavares

Actress | Fright Night

Chelsea Tavares is an American actress and singer. She is best known for her role as 'Patience' on CW's All American. Other recent credits include 'Nora' in the long-anticipated video game The Last of Us Part II and a six episode recurring arc on USA's Queen of the South as 'Birdie.' Tavares ...

72. Chaz Marcus Fleming

Actor | Dumbbells

Chaz Marcus Fleming was born on November 18, 1997 in Goshen, New York, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Dumbbells (2014), Balrog: Behind the Glory (2011) and Paradise (2017).

73. Carlos Knight

Actor | ER

Carlos Knight is best known for the role of Owen Reynolds on Nickelodeon's Supah Ninjas. Columbia, South Carolina native Carlos Knight began acting at Town Theater in his hometown. After performing on stage in plays including Footloose and the Wiz, Carlos landing his first paying television role in...

74. Zoë Kravitz

Actress | Mad Max: Fury Road

Zoë Isabella Kravitz, the daughter of singer/actor Lenny Kravitz and actress Lisa Bonet, was born on December 1, 1988 in Los Angeles, California. She is of half African-American (from her father's mother and her mother's father) and half Ashkenazi Jewish (from her father's father and her mother's ...

75. Samantha Logan

Actress | All American

Samantha Jade Logan is an American actress of Irish and Trinidadian descent. Born on October 27, 1996 in Boston, Massachusetts, Logan convinced her mother to move to Manhattan at the age of 10 to pursue her love of acting. A triple-threat, she immediately began booking national commercials, as well...

76. Shanica Knowles

Actress | Hannah Montana

Shanica Channell Knowles was born on November 17, 1990 in Miami Florida. Her native home is Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Shanica is an Actress, Singer/Songwriter. Her first Acting job was on Unfabulous (2005) most known for Hannah Montana (2006-2011) Jump In (2007) MegaChurch Murder (2015) Surviving Compton...

77. Alexandra Shipp

Actress | X-Men: Apocalypse

Alexandra Shipp is known for her role as the iconic mohawked super heroine 'Storm' in Twentieth Century Fox's X-Men: Apocalypse (2016), directed by Bryan Singer. Shipp plays a younger version of 'Storm' (originally played by Halle Berry). Determined to make the mutant character her own, she ...

78. Eden Duncan-Smith

Actress | Annie

Brooklyn native, activist and actor who believes in universal equality, global peace and respect for every breathing creator. She uses all forms of art to articulate the belief and inspire others to take the same just stand. As a dancer, she has studied at Dance Theatre of Harlem, the American ...

79. Kamil McFadden

Actor | Grown Ups 2

Kamil began his acting career at the age of 6 and has loved performing ever since. He was home-schooled for 5 years by Jinoki Ahmed, whose lessons included elements of Black History. The children learned about the march from Selma to Montgomery, recited the principles of Kwanza, and studied the ...

80. Trinitee

Actress | K.C. Undercover

Trinitee Stokes is an actress best known from starring on Disney Channel's live-action series "K.C. Undercover," for 3 seasons. Stokes starred as Judy, a no-nonsense tween, and youngest child in the Cooper family who was actually a sophisticated humanoid robot. She brought sass, attitude and energy...

81. Bryshere Y. Gray

Actor | Empire

Bryshere Y. Gray is an actor, known for Empire (2015), The New Edition Story (2017) and Canal Street (2018).

82. Sydney Park

Actress | Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists

A natural and versatile actress, Sydney Park is quickly establishing herself as one of Hollywood's most sought after young talents. In her formative years, she attended a performing arts middle school. Starting at the age of 6 years old, she performed stand-up comedy regularly.

Sydney starred as ...

83. Britne Oldford

Actress | Free Guy

Originally from Toronto, Canada, Britne Oldford moved to New York City at the tender age of 18, to pursue her acting career. She is best known for the role of Cadie in Skins (2011), Alma Walker in American Horror Story: Asylum (2012), Peek-a-boo in The Flash (2014), Reagan in Hunters (2016), and ...

84. Ajiona Alexus

Actress | Black Mafia Family

Ajiona Alexus was born on March 16, 1996 in Tuskegee, Alabama, USA. She is an actress, known for BMF (2021).

85. Jillian Estell

Actress | Black or White

Jillian Estell is an actress, known for Black or White (2014), The Night Shift (2014) and So This Is Christmas (2013).

86. Bailey Tippen

Actress | Sleepy Hollow

Bailey Tippen is a native of Atlanta, Georgia. Bailey Tippen is most known for the role of Toosie on Underground WGN America, Kendra on Fox Sleepy Hollow , Astra on NBC Constantine, and Naoimi on the Hallmark channel "The Watsons Go To Birmingham." Bailey is a gifted student who also enjoys ...

87. Bryce Clyde Jenkins

Actor | Easy A

Bryce Clyde Jenkins moved from New Orleans to Los Angeles with his family in 2003 when he was just three years old so Bryce's father could pursue his acting career. At that time, it was unforeseen that Bryce would soon be following in his father's footsteps.

Bryce, in 2008, landed his first lead in ...

88. Tylen Jacob Williams

Actor | Everybody Hates Chris

Like his older brothers Tyler and Tyrel, Tylen Jacob Williams is a TV Actor known for his role as James on the Nickelodeon TV show sitcom Instant Mom, and he also appeared in episodes of Parks and Recreation, Everybody Hates Chris, and Without a Trace.

He was born on December 8, 2001 in Westchester ...

89. Shameik Moore

Actor | Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Born in Atlanta of Jamaican descent, Shameik Moore booked his first lead role of Malcolm in Rick Famuyiwa's Dope (2015), produced by Forest Whitaker and Nina Yang Bongiovi. The film, which is narrated by Forest Whitaker, also stars Tony Revolori, Kiersey Clemons, Zoë Kravitz, Kimberly Elise and ...

90. 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).

91. O'Shea Jackson Jr.

Actor | Straight Outta Compton

O'Shea Jackson Jr. is an American actor and musician. O'Shea is the son of rapper Ice Cube and he portrayed his father in the 2015 biopic Straight Outta Compton (2015), which was his feature film debut.

His older brother Darrell is also a rapper under the name Doughboy, which is the nickname of the ...

92. Aeriél Miranda

Actress | Straight Outta Compton

Aeriél Miranda (better known as "ARI" - a name of endearment given to her by friends, followers and industry professionals) is a Dallas, Texas native, born and raised, having seasonally lived in Boston and New Orleans. Brought up by youthful parents, her mother is an African American woman hailing ...

93. Aurora Perrineau

Actress | Jem and the Holograms

Aurora Perrineau was born as Aurora Robinson Perrineau. She is an actress, known for Jem and the Holograms (2015), Equals (2015) and Truth or Dare (2018).

94. Jaheem Toombs

Actor | 100 Things to Do Before High School

Jaheem King Toombs is a Boston native who relocated to Los Angeles California with his parents in 2010 to pursue his dreams of becoming an actor. At that time Jaheem had one specific goal which was to star on a Nickelodeon show. Jaheem worked diligently towards that goal for five years and after ...

95. Coy Stewart

Actor | Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Coy Stewart was born on June 24, 1998 in Columbia, South Carolina, USA as Tyson Coy Stewart. He is an actor, known for Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013), Logic: 1-800-273-8255 Ft. Alessia Cara, Khalid (2017) and Bella and the Bulldogs (2015).

96. Benjamin Flores Jr.

Actor | Rim of the World

Benjamin Flores Jr. was born on July 23, 2002 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA as Benjamin Christopher Flores Jr. Benjamin is an actor, known for Rim of the World (2019), Happy Feet Two (2011) and Ride Along (2014).

97. Noah Gray-Cabey

Actor | Lady in the Water

From the age of nine, Noah Gray-Cabey has established quite a name for himself, both as a musician and an actor.

Beginning when he was four, Noah performed classical piano in several venues throughout New England and Washington and journeyed to Jamaica for his first tour with the New England ...

98. Parker McKenna Posey

Actress | Conundrum: Secrets Among Friends

Actress, designer, philanthropist, and curator. After 17 years in the entertainment industry, it is safe to say this young woman is more than what meets the eye. Parker originates from humble beginnings in Los Angeles, CA where she started developing her acting skills at the tender age of four. In ...

99. Octavius J. Johnson

Actor | Sleepless

Octavius J. Johnson is an actor, singer, and musician. As a native of Baltimore, Maryland, Octavius discovered his passion for acting when he was cast as a featured extra on the HBO television series 'The Wire.'

This life changing experience, which ignited an interest in him to become an entertainer...

100. Julian J. Walker

Actor | Blackbird

Julian Walker was just your average Hattiesburg, Mississippi college student when he attended an open call audition for a feature film shooting locally. Although he had no prior acting experience, Mr. Walker's untapped, natural talent caught the eye of writer-director Patrik-Ian Polk (Punks, Noah's...



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