Actors on the rise 2016

by actorsmint | created - 29 Apr 2016 | updated - 13 Oct 2016 | Public

1. Missy Bailey

Actress | The Mentalist

Melissa Bailey Watkins was born March 27, 1983 to an English mother, Winona and a Portuguese father. Raised by a single mother since early childhood she took her grandmothers surname of Bailey and mothers surname of Watkins.

She now divides her time between Los Angeles and Atlanta, where she ...

2. Sam Lukowski

Actor | The Forsaken Pages

Sam Lukowski is a character actor best known for his on-screen portrayals of sleazy and violent villains. His trademark raspy voice and angry scowl have made him a favorite scene-stealer among the indie-film circuit. Sam has been acting since his earliest days, beginning with musicals and school ...

3. Michelle Martin

Actress | Gracepoint

Michelle is an actor and producer who has worked extensively across Canada. Film and television credits include Frequency, Dead of Summer, The Romeo Section, The Whispers, Supernatural, A Novel Romance, Accidental Obsession, Traders on CTV, and two seasons as a series lead on the CBC evening drama,...

4. Guy Potter

Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation

Guy Potter was born on April 25, 1992 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England as Guy William Grahame Potter. He is known for his work on Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (2015), Ready Player One (2018) and Endeavour (2012).

5. Emily Shanley

Actress | Unholy Night

Emily Shanley is an actress and producer, known for Unholy Night (2019), Hens Night (2018) and Monster Pool: Seven Deadly Sins (2017).

6. Casey Ruggieri

Actress | Gone Girl

Casey Ruggieri is an actress, known for Gone Girl (2015), Kroll Show, Comedy Central (2014) and Tales of Halloween (2015). Casey grew up in Rochester, NY, the daughter of Art and English teachers, she developed a love for visual arts and the written word. She studied acting, writing and filmmaking ...

7. Stacy Snyder

Actress | Feeding Time

Stacy Snyder is an actress and producer, known for Feeding Time (2016), Heartless (2018) and My Crazy Ex (2014).

8. Lee Greenhough

Director | A Kidnap

An award-winning Independent Filmmaker, Writer and Director. Trained in method acting and mentored in creative writing by a former BAFTA winner, Lee has raised substantial amounts of money for various charities with his short films and has been directing and screenwriting judge at several Film ...

9. Chris Newman

Actor | Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Chris Newman is an actor and producer, known for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016), The Five-Year Engagement (2012) and Love and Honor(2013).

Chris was born and grew up in Troy, Michigan. Always performing for friends but otherwise shy, he began his acting career in college, on a dare. Soon,...

10. Sheldon White

Actor | Splitting Up Together

Sheldon White is an actor and writer, known for Splitting Up Together (2018), All About Nina (2018) and All Rise (2019).

11. Joel Austin

Actor | Dana

Joel Austin is an actor and writer who was raised in the Southeast United States. He began writing and performing as a child and never really stopped. He's also a published fiction author, screenwriter, director, and editor. Joel is trained in Shakespeare, Improv, Meisner, and holds several awards ...

12. Ellen Smith

Actress | Where Is It, Laura?

As a versatile actress with an intense emotional range, Ellen Smith has played everything from a dying, sweet mother to a vicious police chief. Her ability to display complex emotionality earned her Best Supporting Actress in the Film Race Film Festival. Ellen has an incredibly busy acting schedule...

13. David Sheftell

Actor | Family Guy

David Joseph Sheftell was born in Los Angeles, California, to Kim Sheftell, and Craig Evan Sheftell, an investment banker. His father is of Russian Ancestory, while his mother was born in Sydney, Australia giving David his Dual Citizenship with both the United States and Australia. Having grown up ...

14. Marc Zammit

Actor | Homeless Ashes

Award-winning Actor and filmmaker Marc Zammit lives and grew up in London, has been acting for 19 years and appeared in high profile UK TV dramas such as The Bill, Law, and Order, After You've Gone and Silent Witness. He took his leap into a film starring in the indie feature film's "Pandorica", "...

15. Marianne Bourg

Actress | SolarQuest

Marianne Bourg is a Luxembourgish-French actress.

She started acting at the age of 12 at her school's theater company and later joining Luxembourg's National Conservatory for Drama. After high school, she took acting classes at Cours Florent while studying Literature in Paris. Shortly after, ...

16. Alex Pierce Ling

Actor | Your Worst Nightmare

Alex has been passionate about acting since his start in theatre at San Angelo Civic Theatre in San Angelo, Texas where he volunteered as an usher then auditioned for Plays. Alex Was cast in a few plays and loved performing. Though theatre was his first love, film become his passion. In 2014 Alex ...

17. Shannon Marlyse

Actress | Mikeyboy

Shannon Marlyse is an actress, known for Mikeyboy (2013), Repetition (2005) and Amy Alyson Fans (2011).

18. Gabriela Smith

Casting_director | Sienna's Choice

Gabriela Smith is an actress and casting director, known for Sienna's Choice (2016) and Turnover (2019).

19. Lillie Young

Actress | Broken Faith

Lillie Young is known for her work on Broken Faith (2012), Mara (2014) and Girls! Girls! Girls! Or: As Tammy Withers Away (2018).

20. Kevon Stover

Actor | Beta Test

Kevon Stover is known for his work on Beta Test (2016), Last Vegas (2013) and Time Warrior (2012).

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