Actors and Actresses

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1. Michael C. Hall

Actor | Dexter

Michael C. Hall was born in Raleigh, North Carolina, to Janice (Styons), a guidance counselor, and William Carlyle Hall, who worked for IBM. Michael is a graduate of NYU's Master of Fine Arts program in acting. He is known for the titular character "Dexter" in Dexter (2006) and as mortician "David ...

Dexter (2006-2013) Dexter Morgan (main character)

2. Jennifer Carpenter

Actress | Dexter

Jennifer was born in Kentucky. Her mother is Catherine Mitchell and her father is Robert Carpenter.

She attended St. Raphael the Archangel and then Sacred Heart Academy. During her last two years of high school, she studied drama at the Walden Theatre in Louisville, Kentucky. She then trained at the ...

Dexter (2006-2013) Debra Morgan

3. Aimee Garcia

Actress | Dexter

A Chicago native of Mexican and Puerto Rican descent, she made her professional stage debut at the age of seven in Paul Mejia's "Cinderella" at The Auditorium Theatre. By the age of twelve, she was dancing 20 shows a month as "Clara" in "The Nutcracker". She joined the Young People's Company, whose...

Dexter (2006-2013) Jamie Batista (Batista's sister)

4. Yvonne Strahovski

Actress | Dexter

Yvonne Jaqueline Strzechowski was born and raised in Australia. Her parents were Polish immigrants. She attended the Santa Sabina College for her high school education. She then went on to study Performance at the University of Western Sydney's School of Contemporary Arts, graduating in 2003. ...

Dexter (2006-2013) Hannah McKay (Dexter biggest love)

5. Julie Benz

Actress | Dexter

Julie Benz was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA on May 1, 1972. Julie's father is a Pittsburgh surgeon and her mother is a figure ice skater. The family settled in nearby Murrysville, when Julie was two, and she started ice skating at age three. She competed in the 1988 U.S. Championships in ...

Dexter (2006-2013) Rita Bennett (Dexter 1st wife)

6. Bryan Cranston

Actor | Breaking Bad

Bryan Lee Cranston was born on March 7, 1956 in Hollywood, California, to Audrey Peggy Sell, a radio actress, and Joe Cranston, an actor and former amateur boxer. His maternal grandparents were German, and his father was of Irish, German, and Austrian-Jewish ancestry. He was raised partly by his ...

Breaking Bad (2008-2013) Walter White (main character)

7. Aaron Paul

Actor | Breaking Bad

Aaron Paul was born Aaron Paul Sturtevant in Emmett, Idaho, to Darla (Haynes) and Robert Sturtevant, a retired Baptist minister. While growing up, Paul took part in church programs, and performed in plays.

He attended Centennial High School in Boise, Idaho. It was there, in eighth grade, that Aaron ...

Need for Speed (2014) Tobey Marshall

Breaking Bad (2008-2013) Jesse Pinkman

8. Anna Gunn

Actress | Breaking Bad

An actress on both stage and screen, Anna Gunn has portrayed a vast array of complex and powerful characters throughout her career.

Anna grew up in Santa Fe, New Mexico after her parents transplanted the family from Cleveland, Ohio to the Southwest in the late seventies. She discovered acting in a ...

Breaking Bad (2008-2013) Skyler White

9. Bob Odenkirk

Actor | Better Call Saul

Robert John Odenkirk was born in Berwyn, Illinois, to Barbara (Baier) and Walter Odenkirk, who worked in printing. His ancestry includes German and Irish. He grew up in Naperville, IL, the second of seven children. He worked as a DJ for WIDB, his college radio station at Southern Illinois ...

Breaking Bad (2008-2013) Saul Goodman (lawyer)

10. Taylor Schilling

Actress | Orange Is the New Black

Taylor Schilling (born July 27, 1984) is an American actress. She is known for her role as "Piper Chapman" on the Netflix original comedy-drama series, Orange Is the New Black (2013) (2013-present), for which she won the 2013 Satellite Award for Best Actress in a Television Series - Musical or ...

Orange Is the New Black (2013-) Piper Chapman (main character)

11. Laura Prepon

Actress | Orange Is the New Black

Laura Helene Prepon was born on March 7, 1980, in Watchung, New Jersey. She is the daughter of Marjorie (Coll) and Michael Prepon. Her father died in 1993, when she was 13 years old. Laura is the youngest of five children--she has a brother named Brad and three sisters: Danielle, Jocelyn, and ...

Orange Is the New Black (2013-) Alex Vause (Pipers ex)

12. Diane Guerrero

Actress | Orange Is the New Black

Diane Guerrero (born July 21, 1986) is an American actress. She is best known for her roles as Maritza Ramos on the Netflix series Orange Is the New Black and Lina on Jane the Virgin. Among her other roles was a recurring role on Are We There Yet? Guerrero grew up in Boston and remained there after...

Orange Is the New Black (2013-) Maritza Ramos (latinas)

13. Jason Biggs

Actor | American Pie

Jason Matthew Biggs was born on May 12, 1978, in Pompton Plains, New Jersey, to Angela (Zocco), a nurse, and Gary Biggs, a shipping company manager. Jason has two sisters, Heather, a tax specialist born in 1971, and Chiara, born in 1980. He was raised Catholic, and is of English and mostly Italian ...

American Pie (1999, 2001, 2003 and 2012) Jim Levenstein

Orange Is the New Black (2013-) Lary Bloom

14. Jennifer Lawrence

Actress | The Hunger Games

Was the highest-paid actress in the world in 2015 and 2016. With her films grossing over $5.5 billion worldwide, Jennifer Lawrence is often cited as the most successful actor of her generation. She is also thus far the only person born in the 1990s to have won an acting Oscar.

Jennifer Shrader ...

The Hunger Games (2012 and 2013) Katniss Everdeen (main character)

15. Shailene Woodley

Actress | Divergent

Actress Shailene Woodley was born in Simi Valley, California, to Lori (Victor), a middle school counselor, and Lonnie Woodley, a school principal. She has one brother, Tanner. She was educated at Simi Valley High School in California. When Woodley was four years old she began commercial modeling. ...

Divergent (2014) Tris (main character)

16. Ed Helms

Actor | The Hangover

Ed Helms was born on January 24, 1974 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA as Edward Parker Helms. He is an actor, known for The Hangover (2009), The Office (2005) and Vacation (2015).

Se Beber Não Case (2009, 2011 and 2013) Stu

17. Scarlett Johansson

Actress | Her

Scarlett Johansson was born in New York City. Her mother, Melanie Sloan, is from a Jewish family from the Bronx, and her father, Karsten Johansson, is a Danish-born architect, from Copenhagen. She has a sister, Vanessa Johansson, who is also an actress, a brother, Adrian, a twin brother, Hunter ...

She (2013) Samantha (voice)

The Prestige (2006) Olivia Wenscombe

The Island (2005) Jordan Two Delta / Sarah Jordan

Match Point (2005) Nola Rice

18. Robin Williams

Actor | Mrs. Doubtfire

Robin McLaurin Williams was born on Saturday, July 21st, 1951, in Chicago, Illinois, a great-great-grandson of Mississippi Governor and Senator, Anselm J. McLaurin. His mother, Laurie McLaurin (née Janin), was a former model from Mississippi, and his father, Robert Fitzgerald Williams, was a Ford ...

Night at the Museum (2006, 2009 and 2014) Teddy Roosevelt

Bicentennial Man (1999) Andrew Martin (main character)

Good Will Hunting (1997) Sean Maguire (teacher)

Aladdin (1992) Genie / Merchant (voice)

19. Matt Damon

Actor | Good Will Hunting

Matthew Paige Damon was born on October 8, 1970, in Boston, Massachusetts, to Kent Damon, a stockbroker, realtor and tax preparer, and Nancy Carlsson-Paige, an early childhood education professor at Lesley University. Matt has an older brother, Kyle, a sculptor. His father was of English and ...

The Bourne Identity (2002), The Bourne Supremacy (2004), The Bourne Ultimatum (2007) Jason Bourne

Ocean's Eleven (2001), Ocean's Twelve (2004), Ocean's Thirteen (2007) Linus Caldwell

Saving Private Ryan (1998) Private Ryan

Good Will Hunting (1997) Will Hunting (main character)

20. Mary-Louise Parker

Actress | Weeds

Southern-bred Mary-Louise Parker was born on August 2, 1964 in Fort Jackson, South Carolina, the youngest of four children of Judge John Morgan Parker, and the former Caroline Louise Morell. She is of mostly Swedish, English, and Scottish descent. Her father's occupation took the family both around...

Weeds (2005-2012) Nancy Botwin (main character)

21. Justin Kirk

Actor | Angels in America

Born in Salem, Oregon, Justin Kirk spent his childhood in Union, Washington, where he attended grade school on a Native American reservation. Kirk knew from the age of 3 that he wanted to perform, and he made his acting debut at seven in a local college play. At 12, he moved with his mother to ...

Weeds (2005-2012) Andy Botwin

22. Hunter Parrish

Actor | 17 Again

Hunter Parrish was born on May 13, 1987 in Richmond, Virginia, USA. He is an actor, known for 17 Again (2009), RV (2006) and It's Complicated (2009). He has been married to Kathryn Wahl since September 13, 2015.

Weeds (2005-2012) Silas Botwin (older brother)

23. 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 ...

Weeds (2005-2012) Shane Botwin (young brother)

24. Kevin Nealon

Actor | Weeds

Kevin Nealon was born on November 18, 1953 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Weeds (2005), Happy Gilmore (1996) and The Wedding Singer (1998). He has been married to Susan Yeagley since September 3, 2005. They have one child. He was previously married to Linda Dupree.

Weeds (2005-2012) Doug Wilson

25. Michael Harney

Actor | Soy Nero

An actor on television since the early 1990s, Michael Harney frequently essayed tough men with deeply complicated interior lives in such acclaimed series as "NYPD Blue" (ABC 1993-2005), "Deadwood" (HBO 2005-2006) and "Weeds" (Showtime 2005-2012). His ability to tap into the emotional and spiritual ...

Orange Is the New Black (2013-) Sam Healy

Weeds (2005-2012) Det. Mitch Ouellette

26. Pablo Schreiber

Actor | 13 Hours

Pablo Tell Schreiber was born in Ymir, British Columbia, Canada, to Lorraine Reaveley, a Canadian psychotherapist, and Tell Schreiber, an American actor. His paternal half-brother is actor Liev Schreiber. Pablo, who is named after Chilean poet Pablo Neruda, was raised in Ymir, and moved to Seattle,...

Orange Is the New Black (2013-) George 'Pornstache' Mendez

Weeds (2005-2012) Demetri Ravitch (Nancy NY lover)

27. Natasha Lyonne

Actress | Orange Is the New Black

Natasha Lyonne is an American stage, film, and television actress.

As a young child, she was signed by the Ford Modeling Agency and, at the age of six, she was cast as "Opal" on Pee-wee's Playhouse (1986), which was quickly followed by film appearances in Heartburn (1986), written by Nora Ephron, ...

Orange Is the New Black (2013-) Nicky Nichols

American Pie (1999, 2012 and 2012) Jessica

28. George Clooney

Actor | Michael Clayton

George Timothy Clooney was born on May 6, 1961, in Lexington, Kentucky, to Nina Bruce (née Warren), a former beauty pageant queen, and Nick Clooney, a former anchorman and television host (who was also the brother of singer Rosemary Clooney). He has Irish, English, and German ancestry. Clooney ...

The Monuments Men (2014) Frank Stokes

Gravity (2013) Matt Kowalski

The Descendants (2011) Matt King (main character)

Ocean's Eleven (2001), Ocean's Twelve (2004), Ocean's Thirteen (2007) Danny Ocean

29. Bruce Willis

Actor | Die Hard

Actor and musician Bruce Willis is well known for playing wisecracking or hard-edged characters, often in spectacular action films. Collectively, he has appeared in films that have grossed in excess of $2.5 billion USD, placing him in the top ten stars in terms of box office receipts.

Walter Bruce ...

Sin City (2005), Frank Miller's Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014) Hartigan

RED (2010), RED 2 (2013) Frank Moses

Die Hard (1988), Die Hard 2 (1990), Die Hard: With a Vengeance (1995), Live Free or Die Hard (2007), A Good Day to Die Hard (2013) John McClane (main character)

16 Blocks (2006) Det. Jack Mosley

Alpha Dog (2006) Sonny Truelove

Ocean's Twelve (2004) Bruce Willis

Unbreakable (2000) David Dunn

The Sixth Sense (1999) Dr. Malcolm Crowe

Armageddon (1998) Harry Stamper

The Fifth Element (1997) Korben Dallas

Twelve Monkeys (1995) James Cole

Pulp Fiction (1994) Butch Coolidge

30. Will Smith

Music_department | The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

Willard Carroll "Will" Smith, Jr. (born September 25, 1968) is an American actor, comedian, producer, rapper, and songwriter. He has enjoyed success in television, film, and music. In April 2007, Newsweek called him "the most powerful actor in Hollywood". Smith has been nominated for five Golden ...

Bad Boys (1995), Bad Boys II (2003), Bad Boys 3 (announced) Detective Mike Lowrey (main character)

Hancock (2008), Hancock 2 (announced) John Hancock (main character)

Men in Black (1997), Men in Black II (2002), Men in Black 3 (2012) Jay/Agent J (main character)

Seven Pounds (2008) Ben (main character)

I Am Legend (2007) Robert Neville (main character)

The Pursuit of Happyness (2006) Chris Gardner (main character)

Hitch (2005) Hitch (main character)

I, Robot (2004) Del Spooner (main character)

Ali (2001) Cassius Clay / Muhammad Ali (main character)

Enemy of the State (1998) Robert Clayton Dean (main character)

Independence Day (1996) Captain Steven Hiller (main character)

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990-1996) William 'Will' Smith (main character)

31. Daniel Radcliffe

Actor | Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

Daniel Jacob Radcliffe was born on July 23, 1989 in Fulham, London, England, to casting agent Marcia Gresham (née Jacobson) and literary agent Alan Radcliffe. His father is from a Northern Irish Protestant background, while his mother was born in South Africa, to a Jewish family (from Lithuania, ...

Harry Potter (2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2010 e 2011) Harry Potter (main character)

32. Emma Watson

Actress | The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson was born in Paris, France, to British parents, Jacqueline Luesby and Chris Watson, both lawyers. She moved to Oxfordshire when she was five, where she attended the Dragon School. From the age of six, Emma knew that she wanted to be an actress and, for a number of years,...

Harry Potter (2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2010 e 2011) Hermione Granger

33. Imogen Poots

Actress | Green Room

British actress Imogen Poots was born in Hammersmith, London, England, the daughter of English-born Fiona (Goodall), a journalist, and Trevor Poots, a Northern Ireland-born television producer. She was educated at Bute House Preparatory School for Girls, Queen's Gate School for Girls and Latymer ...

Need for Speed (2014) Julia Maddon

That Awkward Moment (2014) Ellie

Solitary Man (2009) Allyson Karsch

34. Jason Statham

Actor | Crank

Jason Statham was born in Shirebrook, Derbyshire, to Eileen (Yates), a dancer, and Barry Statham, a street merchant and lounge singer. Statham has done quite a lot in a short time. He has been a Diver on the British National Diving Team and finished 12th in the World Championships in 1992. He has ...

The Transporter (2002), Transporter 2 (2005), Transporter 3 (2008) Frank Martin (main character)

Crank (2006) Chev Chelios (main character)

Cellular (2004) Ethan

The Italian Job (2003) Handsome Rob

35. Anna Kendrick

Actress | Up in the Air

Anna Kendrick was born in Portland, Maine, to Janice (Cooke), an accountant, and William Kendrick, a teacher. She has an older brother, Michael Cooke Kendrick, who has also acted. She is of English, Irish, and Scottish descent.

For her role as "Dinah" in "High Society" on Broadway, Anna Kendrick was...

Into the Woods (2014) Cinderella (main character)

50/50 (2011) Katherine

Up in the Air (2009) Natalie Keener

36. Wagner Moura

Actor | Tropa de Elite

Moura was born in Salvador, a city located in Northeast Region of Brazil, but grew up in the small town of Rodelas, Bahia. His mother, Alderiva, was a housewife, and his father, José Moura, was a Sergeant in the Brazilian Air Force. At the age of 13, he moved with his family to Salvador, Bahia.

...

Elysium (2013) Spider

O Homem do Futuro (2011) Zero

Tropa de Elite 2: O Inimigo Agora é Outro (2010) Lt. Colonel Nascimento

VIPs (2010) Marcelo

Tropa de Elite (2007) Capitão Nascimento

JK (TV Mini-Series) (2006) Young Juscelino

Carandiru (2003) Zico

37. Alinne Moraes

Actress | O Homem do Futuro

She landed the role in Coração de Estudante (2002) one week before the soap opera's premiere. She only met her father personally a few years ago. Her parents divorced when she was very little, and her father, who is a journalist, moved to Londrina, in the Brazilian south state of ...

O Homem do Futuro (2011) Helena

38. Emma Roberts

Actress | We're the Millers

Emma Roberts is the daughter of Oscar-nominated actor Eric Roberts, and the niece of Oscar-winner Julia Roberts. She was born in Rhinebeck, New York. Emma was a baby when her parents separated, and she grew up living with her mother, Kelly Cunningham. She was educated at Archer School for Girls in ...

The Art of Getting By (2011) Sally Howe

39. Paula Rhodes

Actress | The New Adventures of Peter and Wendy

Paula was born in Deerlodge, Montana, but spent most of her pivotal years in St. Louis, Missouri. She survived the awkward glasses/braces/acne years thanks in large part to a healthy sense of humor and the ability to laugh at herself. She then went on to study at the University of Missouri, where ...

Shuffle (2011) Grace

40. Russell Crowe

Actor | Les Misérables

Russell Ira Crowe was born in Wellington, New Zealand, to Jocelyn Yvonne (Wemyss) and John Alexander Crowe, both of whom catered movie sets. His maternal grandfather, Stanley Wemyss, was a cinematographer. Crowe's recent ancestry includes Welsh (where his paternal grandfather was born, in Wrexham),...

Noah (2014) Noah (main character)

The Next Three Days (2010) John Brennan (main character)

A Beautiful Mind (2001) John Nash (main character)

Gladiator (2000) Maximus (main character)

41. Seann William Scott

Actor | American Pie

Seann William Scott was born in Cottage Grove, Minnesota, to Patricia Anne (Simons) and William Frank Scott, a factory worker. He was discovered at a talent competition in Los Angeles, and almost immediately was flown to New York by ABC to test for All My Children (1970). His face has also been ...

American Pie (1999), American Pie 2 (2001), American Wedding (2003), American Reunion (2012) Steve Stifler

Dude, Where's My Car? (2000) Chester Greenburg

42. Elizabeth Cappuccino

Actress | Super Dark Times

Elizabeth Cappuccino is an actress, known for Super Dark Times (2017), Jessica Jones (2015) and Broad City (2014).



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