Brown Betas

by Willybea | created - 03 Oct 2016 | updated - 11 months ago | Public

1. Oscar Isaac

Actor | Ex Machina

Oscar Isaac was born Óscar Isaac Hernández Estrada in Guatemala, to a Guatemalan mother, María Eugenia, and a Cuban father, Oscar Gonzalo Hernández-Cano, a pulmonologist. Oscar was raised in Miami, Florida. Before he became an actor, he played lead guitar and sang vocals in his band the Blinking ...

2. Rami Malek

Actor | Bohemian Rhapsody

Rami Said Malek (born May 12, 1981) is an American actor. He won a Critics' Choice Award and the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for his lead role as Elliot Alderson in the USA Network television series Mr. Robot. He also received Golden Globe Award, Screen Actors ...

3. Riz Ahmed

Actor | Nightcrawler

Riz Ahmed (born 1 December 1982), also known by his stage name Riz MC and birth name Rizwan Ahmed, is a British Pakistani actor, rapper, and activist. As an actor, he has won one Emmy Award, out of two Emmy nominations, and was also nominated for a Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild Award, and three...

4. Gael García Bernal

Actor | Mozart in the Jungle

Gael García Bernal was born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, to Patricia Bernal, an actress and model, and José Ángel García, an actor and director. His stepfather is cinematographer Sergio Yazbek. García Bernal began his acting career as a child, working with his parents in a variety of plays. When...

5. Dev Patel

Actor | Slumdog Millionaire

Dev Patel was born in Harrow, London, to Anita, a caregiver, and Raj Patel, who works in IT. His parents, originally from Nairobi, Kenya, are both of Gujarati Indian descent. His first role was in the UK TV series Skins (2007). His breakout role was in the Oscar winning film Slumdog Millionaire (...

6. Diego Luna

Actor | Rogue One

Diego Luna Alexander was born on December 29, 1979 in Mexico City, Mexico, to Alejandro Luna and Fiona Alexander, who worked as a costume designer. His father is Mexican and his mother was British, of Scottish and English descent. His mother died when Diego was only two, in a car accident. He soon ...

7. Taylor Lautner

Actor | Twilight

Taylor Daniel Lautner was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan, to Deborah, a software company worker, and Daniel Lautner, a pilot for Midwest Airlines. He, and younger sister Makena, were raised in a well-mannered, Roman Catholic household in Hudsonville, Michigan. He is of English, German, Dutch, and ...

8. Toby Kebbell

Actor | Fantastic Four

Toby Kebbell was born in 1982 in Pontefract, Yorkshire. He then moved to Nottinghamshire, where he grew up. Aged 17 he joined the Central Television Workshop in Nottingham.

Toby's breakthrough came when Shane Meadows saw him at the Central Television Workshop and cast him in the role of Anthony in ...

9. Rodrigo Santoro

Actor | 300

One of Brazil's most famous actors, Rodrigo Junqueira dos Reis Santoro was born in Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to Maria José Junqueira dos Reis, an artist, and Francesco Santoro, an engineer. His father is Italian, while his mother, who is Brazilian, has Portuguese ancestry.

Santoro is known...

10. Jay Hernandez

Actor | Hostel

With talent, the requisite good looks, and plenty of on-screen charisma, Jay Hernandez was born in Montebello, California, to Isis (Maldonado), an accountant and secretary, and Javier Hernandez, Sr., a mechanic. He is of Mexican descent. Jay had a serendipitous experience that led to his career. ...

11. Frank Dillane

Actor | In the Heart of the Sea

Frank trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (R.A.D.A.), graduating in 2013.

As a child he played Christopher Henderson in 'Welcome to Sarajevo' (Channel 4/Miramax/Dragon Pictures) directed by Michael Winterbottom. Aged sixteen Frank played Tom Riddle in 'Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince...

12. Freddie Prinze Jr.

Actor | She's All That

Freddie Prinze, Jr. was born on March 8, 1976, in Los Angeles, California, to Kathy Prinze (née Kathy Elaine Barber) and comedian/actor Freddie Prinze. He is of Puerto Rican, German, English, and Irish descent. Freddie lived in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in his early life. He attended three different...

13. Gabriel Luna

Actor | Terminator: Dark Fate

Gabriel Luna was born on December 5, 1982 in Austin, Texas, USA as Gabriel Isaac Luna. He is an actor and producer, known for Terminator: Dark Fate (2019), Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013) and Bernie (2011). He has been married to Smaranda Luna since February 20, 2011.

14. Wilmer Valderrama

Actor | That '70s Show

Wilmer Valderrama has amassed an extensive acting resume in film and television that solidified him in Hollywood as a sought after leading man. Valderrama stars in FOX's sci-fi series Minority Report (2015) as 'Will Blake,' a new police detective on the force. The series, which also stars Meagan ...

15. Elyes Gabel

Actor | World War Z

Elyes Gabel was born on May 8, 1983 in London, England. He is an actor and director, known for World War Z (2013), A Most Violent Year (2014) and Scorpion (2014).

16. Luke Pasqualino

Actor | Snowpiercer

Luke Pasqualino was born on February 19, 1990, in Peterborough, England, as Luca Giuseppe Pasqualino. His parents are both of Italian descent, from Sicily and Naples. He is an actor, known for Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome (2012), Snowpiercer (2013), and The Apparition (2012). He attended...

17. Mario Lopez

Actor | Get Him to the Greek

Born in San Diego, California, on October 10th, 1973, to Mario Sr. and Elvira, Mario Lopez's first professional role was on the series, a.k.a. Pablo (1984). Mario is probably best known to youngsters, however, as A.C. Slater from NBC's popular 1980s teen comedy series Saved by the Bell (1989).

Among...

18. Madhur Mittal

Actor | Slumdog Millionaire

Madhur Mittal is an actor, known for Slumdog Millionaire (2008), Million Dollar Arm (2014) and Pocket Gangsters (2015).

19. Avan Jogia

Actor | Twisted

Vancouver native, Avan Jogia landed his first acting role as 'Danny Araujo 'on the award-winning TV movie drama A Girl Like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story (2006), directed by Oscar nominee Agnieszka Holland. Jogia followed up with a recurring role on the SyFy Channel hit series Caprica (2009) as well as...

20. Diego Boneta

Actor | Rock of Ages

Diego Andrés González Boneta was born in Mexico City, Mexico, to engineers Lauro Andrés González Lima and Astrid Boneta López. His father is Mexican, and his mother was born in the U.S., to a Puerto Rican father and a Spanish mother.

Diego began his career at the age of 12 when he participated in "...

21. Kunal Nayyar

Actor | The Big Bang Theory

Kunal Nayyar is an Indian actor. He moved from India to the US in 1999. He first moved to Portland, Oregon, to study business. He started acting in plays as a way of making new friends. He took acting classes, but he went on to graduate from the University of Portland with a degree in business, as ...

22. Tyler Blackburn

Actor | Pretty Little Liars

Tyler Blackburn stars as Caleb Rivers, the bad boy with a soft side who swept Hanna off her feet on Pretty Little Liars (2010). Caleb is drawn to stay in Rosewood after witnessing some strange events that are seemingly connected to him.

Blackburn recently starred in Alloy Entertainment's web series ...

23. Karan Soni

Actor | Deadpool

Karan Soni was born in New Delhi, India. He made his film debut as Kemal in Yusuf Sumer's short comedy film Kaka Nirvana (2010), in which he co-starred with Rachel Quinn. In 2016, Soni rose to international prominence for his role as Dopinder in Tim Miller's action film Deadpool (2016), a role he ...

24. Tyler Posey

Actor | Teen Wolf

Tyler was born in Santa Monica, California, and lives in the Los Angeles area with his two dogs. He is the son of Cyndi Garcia (1959-2014) and actor/writer John Posey. He is of Mexican (mother) and British Isles (father) descent. Tyler developed an early interest in the arts, and began his acting ...

25. Shiloh Fernandez

Actor | Evil Dead

Shiloh Fernandez was born on February 26, 1985 in Ukiah, California, USA as Shiloh Thomas Fernandez. He is an actor and writer, known for Evil Dead (2013), Red Riding Hood (2011) and The East (2013).

26. Renoly Santiago

Actor | Hackers

Renoly Santiago was born in Lajas, Puerto Rico and he spent his childhood in Union City, New Jersey. Before establishing himself as an accomplished entertainer, Renoly started singing, acting, dancing and writing early on, following his calling while very young; earning a dance scholarship to the ...

27. James Duval

Actor | Donnie Darko

Born in Detroit, Michigan in 1972. He moved to Los Angeles, California in 1974 where his sister Terry Duval (his only sibling) was born. He attended Gladstone High School in Covina, California from 1986 to 1989 as well attending Mira Costa High School in Manhattan Beach, and Fair Valley in Covina. ...

28. Jaye Davidson

Actor | The Crying Game

Jaye was born in Riverside, California in 1968 the son of a Ghanaian father and English mother. The family left for England when Jaye was 2 and a half. Jaye left school at 16 and had been alternately unemployed and doing odd jobs (running for a production company, working in a factory) ever since. ...

29. Toby Sebastian

Actor | La musica del silenzio

Toby Sebastian is an English actor best known for his role as Trystane Martell in the HBO series, Game of Thrones.

Raised in a creative household, Sebastian is one of four children, all of which have been heavily involved with the stage and screen. With a passion for music, Sebastian's first ...

30. Ryan Guzman

Actor | The Boy Next Door

Ryan Anthony Guzman is an American actor, model, and mixed martial arts fighter. He was born September 21, 1987 in Abilene, Texas, to Lisa (Hudson) and Ray Guzman. After his father's service in the Air Force ended, the family moved to Sacramento, CA to raise Ryan and later on his younger brother ...

31. Shazad Latif

Actor | The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Shazad Latif was born in London in July 1988 of mixed English, Scottish and Pakistani descent. He is an actor, known for Penny Dreadful, Toast of London and The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. He studied at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School but took an early departure after he secured his first...

32. George Chakiris

Actor | West Side Story

George Chakiris made his film debut at the age of 12 singing in the chorus of Song of Love (1947). Following his graduation from high school, he supported his night-time dancing, singing and dramatic lessons with a daytime job clerking in a Los Angeles department store. Later he started his acting/...

33. Manish Dayal

Actor | The Hundred-Foot Journey

Manish Dayal was born on June 17, 1983 in Orangeburg, South Carolina, USA as Manish Sudhir Patel. He is an actor and producer, known for The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014), Viceroy's House (2017) and Halt and Catch Fire (2014).

34. Lorenzo James Henrie

Actor | Fear the Walking Dead

Lorenzo James Henrie was born on June 29, 1993 in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Fear the Walking Dead (2015), Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013) and Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 (2015). He has been married to Kyara Pintos since November 7, 2015. They have one child.

35. Jonny Beauchamp

Actor | Penny Dreadful

Jonny Beauchamp is a Puerto Rican actor from New York City known for his work on Showtime's series Penny Dreadful, NBC's Chicago P.D., and Roland Emmerich's 2015 film, Stonewall. Beauchamp attended numerous performing arts high schools in and around New York City but attributes the bulk of his ...

36. Bob Morley

Actor | The 100

Bob Morley was born on December 20, 1984 in Kyneton, Victoria, Australia as Robert Morley. He is an actor, known for The 100 (2014), Home and Away (1988) and Road Kill (2010). He has been married to Eliza Taylor since May 6, 2019.

37. Carlos Valdes

Actor | The Flash

Valdes moved to Miami at age 5 from Colombia, then moved again at age 12 to Marietta, Georgia. He studied at the University of Michigan with the actors of the theater group StarKid Productions. In 2011, after graduating, Valdes was devoted entirely to the theater.Between 2009 and 2011, he ...

38. Danny Pudi

Actor | Community

Danny Pudi was born on March 10, 1979 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Daniel Mark Pudi. He is an actor, known for Community (2009), Knights of Badassdom (2013) and DuckTales (2017). He has been married to Bridget Showalter Pudi since June 5, 2004. They have two children.

39. Miguel Gomez

Actor | Southpaw

Miguel Gomez is an actor, known for Southpaw (2015), The Strain (2014) and Megan Leavey (2017).

40. Rick Gonzalez

Actor | Coach Carter

Rick Gonzalez was born on June 30th 1979 in New York City and raised in the Bushwick section of Brooklyn. He attended the "Fame" High School of performing arts where he studied Acting. Graduating in 1997 to pursue a career, Rick briefly worked in New York and later moved to Los Angeles to continue ...

41. Jesse Carere

Actor | The Stanford Prison Experiment

Jesse Carere is from Woodbridge, Ontario. His parents are Milva and Vince Carere and he is the eldest of three siblings. Jesse currently attends St. Michael's College School in downtown Toronto. Jesse's interest in acting led to his very first role as Chris in MTV's version of Skins.

42. J.R. Ramirez

Actor | 24

J.R. Ramirez was born in Matanzas, Cuba. When he was still a baby, his family moved to the States and he was raised in Tampa, Florida.

J.R. is best known for his series regular role of "Jared Vasquez" on NBC's hit series MANIFEST, executive produced by Robert Zemeckis (2018-Present). Prior to that, ...

43. Richard Beymer

Actor | West Side Story

Born in Avoca, Iowa and moved with his parents to Hollywood, California in the late 1940s, Richard Beymer acted in various films while attending North Hollywood High School. He enjoys making his own films and has a film used in a PBS series on the civil rights movement.

45. Suraj Sharma

Actor | Life of Pi

Suraj was born and raised in New Dehli, India. His mother, Shailaja Sharma, is an economist and his father, Gokul Churai, is a software engineer. He has a brother and sister who are both younger than he. His father is from Thalassery, Kerala and his mother is from Palakkad, Kerala.

Suraj was one of ...

46. Arjun Gupta

Actor | Bridge and Tunnel

Arjun Gupta is an actor and producer, known for Bridge and Tunnel (2014), Nurse Jackie (2009) and Stand Up Guys (2012).

47. Mark Indelicato

Actor | Ugly Betty

Mark Indelicato is best known for his pivotal role as 'Justin Suarez' in the hit ABC series "Ugly Betty." He was most recently seen in Gregg Araki's film "White Bird in a Blizzard," co-starring opposite Gabourey Sidibe and Shailene Woodley.

After his four seasons on "Ugly Betty," Indelicato decided ...

48. Jorge A. Jimenez

Actor | Hermoso Silencio

Jorge A. Jimenez is an actor and writer, known for Hermoso Silencio (2010), Alita: Battle Angel (2019) and Machete Kills (2013).

49. Syam M. Lafi

Actor | The Night Of

Syam M. Lafi is an actor, known for The Night Of (2016) and The Golden Goose (2017).

50. Brandon Larracuente

Actor | 13 Reasons Why

Brandon Larracuente was born in Pleasantville, NY, USA. At the age of 4, he was introduced to theatre when asked to be a part of two operas at the New Rochelle Opera House. He began acting at the age of 8, where he starred in an Off Broadway show called "Desire". Upon relocating to Florida, he ...

51. Max Arciniega

Actor | Haywire

Born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, Max Arciniega is an American Actor. He attended Columbia College Chicago where he received his B.A in Theatre. Out of hundreds of actors he was selected for the ABC/SAG Diversity Showcase in Chicago, the CBS/SAG/Nosotros Latino Diversity Showcase in Los Angeles...

52. Abhi Sinha

Actor | The Social Network

Was born on February 20, 1990 in Bombay (Mumbai), India. Abhi grew up primarily in Pittsburgh where he attended the prestigious Shadyside Academy. He played competitive hockey while all along underplaying his abilities as a saxophonist. In middle school he began receiving awards and recognition as ...

53. Tyler Alvarez

Actor | American Vandal

Tyler Alvarez was born on October 25, 1997 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA as Tyler Sage Alvarez. He is an actor, known for American Vandal (2017), Orange Is the New Black (2013) and Veronica Mars (2004).

54. Omar Maskati

Actor | Better Call Saul

Omar Maskati is known for his work on Better Call Saul (2015), Tyrant (2014) and Broad City (2014).

55. Ariya Ghahramani

Actor | The Night Of

Ariya Ghahramani is an actor, known for The Night Of (2016), Bert and Arnie's Guide to Friendship (2013) and When the Devil Comes (2017).

56. Nima Azizi

Roadies

Nima Azizi is an actor, known for Roadies (2016), Argo (2012) and Final Cut (2012).

57. Carlos PenaVega

Actor | Big Time Rush

Born as Carlos Roberto Pena Jr. in Columbia, Missouri. U.S. He was raised in Weston, Florida. He attended Sagemont Upper School. Carlos moved to Hollywood in August 2009.

Carlos studied musical theater at the Boston Conservatory.

He is a member of the band, Big Time Rush, and plays piano and sings.

He...

58. Adrian Quinton

Actor | Kingsman: The Secret Service

Adrian Quinton is an actor, known for Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014), Walking on Sunshine (2014) and The Last Party (2017).

60. Mena Massoud

Actor | Aladdin

Mena Massoud was born in Cairo, Egypt and raised in Markham, Ontario, Canada. A graduate of Ryerson University's notable theater program, he got his first big break starring in ABC Spark and Teen Nick's mystery-drama television series "Open Heart" as "Jared Malik." Since then, he has appeared in ...

60. Sean Teale

Actor | The Gifted

Sean James Teale (born 18 June 1992 in London) is an English actor, best known for his role of Nick Levan in the E4 teen drama Skins.

In January 2010 Teale played Derek in the short film Sergeant Slaughter, My Big Brother directed by Greg Williams starring Tom Hardy. Winner of Best Direction at the ...



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