Favorite Actors

by mirjamosman | created - 21 Apr 2017 | updated - 11 months ago | Public

... from around the globe.

1. Daniel Brühl

Actor | Good Bye Lenin!

Daniel Brühl was born in Barcelona, Spain. His father was German TV director Hanno Brühl (1937-2010), who was born in São Paulo, Brazil. His Spanish mother was a teacher. He also has a brother and a sister, Oliver and Miriam. Shortly after his birth, his family moved to Cologne, Germany, where he ...

2. Alexander Briem

Actor | London Unplugged

Alexander Briem is an actor, known for London Unplugged (2018), Gauragangur (2010) and Skrapp út (2008).

3. Atli Oskar Fjalarsson

Actor | Þrestir

Atli Óskar received the prestigious Berlinale European Shooting Stars nomination in wake of starring in Rúnar Rúnarsson's Þrestir (2015). A film that won the Golden Shell at the 63rd San Sebastián Film Festival. Through his teenage and young-adult years he has garnered an impressive body of ...

4. Nicolas Duvauchelle

Actor | Polisse

Touted as a rebel, Duvauchelle seem to be one of the most promising young actors in France and Europe. While studying to become a pharmacy employee, he was discovered in a boxing club in Paris. After some auditions, he starred in Le petit voleur (1999), and many other films such as Snowboarder (...

5. Toby Moore

Actor | First Daughter

Toby began his acting career at Northern Illinois University where he was immersed in the world of theater. He studied voice, movement, and the Meisner Acting Technique. He performed many times on stage while at Northern.

After graduating, Toby performed on stage in Dublin, Ireland, and in various ...

6. Edward Furlong

Actor | Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Edward Walter Furlong was born in Glendale, California. His mother, Eleanor (Tafoya), is from a Mexican family, and worked at a youth center. Furlong had no acting ambitions until he was approached by casting agent Mali Finn, who was looking for a young actor to play the role of John Connor in what...

7. Liam Boyle

Actor | Drop Dead Gorgeous

Liam Boyle born on 19th of September 1985 grew up in Heywood, Lancashire. As a teenager Boyle attended The Oldham Theatre Workshop.

It was in his final preparations for a teaching degree at University that Boyle was spotted by a casting director at an open audition for a film.

Instead of going to the...

8. Ben Barnes

Actor | The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian

British actor Benjamin Thomas Barnes was born in London, England, to Patricia (Becker), a relationship therapist, and Thomas Barnes, a professor of psychiatry. He has a brother, Jack. His mother is from South Africa while his father is English.

Barnes studied at Homefield Preparatory and King's ...

9. Jonathan Beck

Actor | Freche Mädchen 2

Jonathan Beck is a German actor. He is the son of Rufus Beck and started acting with the age of 5. Since that he played numerous roles in German cinema and TV-Movies and was involved with musicals and theatre pieces. He visited the Munich International School (IB) and lives currently in Munich, ...

10. François Goeske

Actor | Französisch für Anfänger

Goeske's parents nurtured his musical talent already in his childhood. During that time, he also discovered his passion for the stage. At the age of nine he was accepted into the children's choir of the Bavarian State Opera in Munich. With them he was on stage performing as a soloist in "La Boheme"...

11. Norman Reedus

Actor | The Walking Dead

Norman Reedus was born in Hollywood, Florida, to Marianne and Norman Reedus. He is of Italian (from his paternal grandmother), English, Scottish, and Irish descent.

Norman's first film was in 'Guillermo Del Toro''s 1997 horror thriller Mimic (1997), where he played the character Jeremy. He has also ...

12. August Diehl

Actor | Inglourious Basterds

August Diehl was born on January 4, 1976 in Berlin, Germany. He is an actor and writer, known for Inglourious Basterds (2009), 23 (1998) and Salt (2010). He is married to Julia Malik. They have one child.

13. Sam Riley

Actor | Control

Sam Riley was born on January 8, 1980 in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. He is an actor, known for Control (2007), Maleficent (2014) and Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (2016). He has been married to Alexandra Maria Lara since August 2009. They have one child.

14. 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.

15. Lukas Nathrath

Actor | Disneys kurze Pause

Lukas Nathrath was born on November 14, 1990 in Munich, Germany. He is an actor and director, known for Disneys kurze Pause (2006), Mit im Bund (2018) and Step Outside (2017).

16. Vincent Rottiers

Actor | Renoir

Still little known to the public, this young actor has received two César nominations. He was born June 17, 1986 in Evry, in Essonne. He was raised by his mother after his parents separated when he was a young child. His father died when he was aged 13. As a schoolboy, he took acting classes ...

17. Sebastian Pigott

Actor | Slasher

Sebastian Pigott was born on February 14, 1983 in Toronto, Canada. He is an actor, known for Slasher (2016), Kodachrome (2017) and Wynonna Earp (2016).

18. Aaron Taylor-Johnson

Actor | Kick-Ass

Aaron Taylor-Johnson is an English stage, television, and film actor.

He was born Aaron Perry Johnson in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, to Sarah and Robert Johnson, a civil engineer. He has a sister, Gemma Johnson, who had a small role in his movie Tom & Thomas (2002). Aaron is of ...

19. Volker Bruch

Actor | Der Baader Meinhof Komplex

Volker Bruch was born on March 9, 1980 in Munich, Germany. He is an actor, known for The Baader Meinhof Complex (2008), The Reader (2008) and Babylon Berlin (2017).

20. Bill Skarsgård

Actor | It

Bill Skarsgård was born on August 9, 1990 in Vällingby, Sweden as Bill Istvan Günther Skarsgård. He is an actor and producer, known for It (2017), Deadpool 2 (2018) and Allegiant (2016).

21. David Kross

Actor | The Reader

David Kross was born on July 4, 1990 in Bargteheide, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany next to Hamburg. He attended Eckhorst High School in Bargteheide till 2007. In this period, he first appears in the German movie Verzauberte Emma oder Hilfe, ich bin ein Junge... ! (2002). He also receives his first ...

22. Jakub Gierszal

Actor | Sala samobójców

Jakub Gierszal was born on March 20, 1988 in Kraków, Malopolskie, Poland. He is an actor, known for Sala samobójców (2011), Pokot (2017) and Dracula Untold (2014).

23. Leonid Bichevin

Actor | Morfiy

Leonid Bichevin was born on December 27, 1984 in Klimovsk, Moskovskaya oblast, RSFSR, USSR as Leonid Aleksandrovich Bichevin. He is an actor, known for Morfiy (2008), Het Meisje en de Dood (2012) and Dikiy (2009). He has been married to Mariya Berdinskikh since July 29, 2011.

24. Filip Berg

Actor | En man som heter Ove

Filip Berg was born on October 2, 1986 in Danderyd, Stockholms län, Sweden as Filip Niclas Berg. He is an actor and writer, known for A Man Called Ove (2015), Blå ögon (2014) and Evil (2003).

25. Enno Hesse

Actor | Abgeschnitten

Enno Hesse was born on August 25, 1982 in Hamburg, Germany. He is an actor, known for Abgeschnitten (2018), Downfall (2004) and Arnies Welt (2005).

26. Jonas Jägermeyr

Actor | The Reader

Jonas Jägermeyr was born in 1983 in Berlin, Germany. He is an actor, known for The Reader (2008), Before the Fall (2004) and Weg! (2002).

27. David Oakes

Actor | The Borgias

David Oakes is a British actor who trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and graduated in 2007. He is represented by Conway Van Gelder Grant Inc.

Before training professionally as an actor he studied at Manchester University where he received a first class degree in English and Drama. David ...

28. Kåre Hedebrant

Actor | Låt den rätte komma in

Kare lives with his mother, father and sister in the outskirts of Stockholm, Sweden. He attends Adolf Fredrik's School of Music, the oldest specialized elementary school in Sweden. In 2008 Kare starred in his first feature film "Let the Right One In". Before that he played the title role in a ...

29. Keith Poulson

Actor | Mercury Plains

Born in Fresno, California, but moved around several times as a kid, living in Arizona, New Mexico and Texas. Poulson went Tascosa High School in Amarillo, Texas and to the University of Texas at Austin, where he received degrees in Radio-Television-Film and English. After graduating, Keith was ...

30. Tom Schilling

Actor | Who Am I - Kein System ist sicher

Tom Schilling was born on February 10, 1982 in Berlin, Germany. He is an actor, known for Who Am I - Kein System ist sicher (2014), A Coffee in Berlin (2012) and Before the Fall (2004).

31. 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...

32. Christian Coulson

Actor | Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Christian Coulson was born on October 3, 1978 in Manchester, England as Christian Peter Coulson. He is an actor, known for Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002), The Hours (2002) and Leaving Circadia (2014).

33. Cary Elwes

Actor | Saw

Cary Elwes was born in Westminster, London, England, the third son of interior designer/shipping heiress Tessa Georgina Kennedy and the late portrait painter Bede Evelyn Dominick Elwes. He is the brother of producer/agent Cassian Elwes and artist Damian Elwes. He was raised in London and attended ...

34. Julian Rhind-Tutt

Actor | Stardust

Julian Rhind-Tutt was born on July 20, 1968 in West Drayton, Hillingdon, Middlesex, England as Julian Alistair Rhind-Tutt. He is an actor and producer, known for Stardust (2007), Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001) and Green Wing (2004).

35. Christian Bale

Actor | The Dark Knight

Christian Charles Philip Bale was born in Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK on January 30, 1974, to English parents Jennifer "Jenny" (James) and David Charles Howard Bale. His mother was a circus performer and his father, who was born in South Africa, was a commercial pilot. The family lived in different ...

36. François Arnaud

Actor | The Borgias

François Arnaud was born on July 5, 1985 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada as François Barbeau. He is an actor, known for The Borgias (2011), Blindspot (2015) and I Killed My Mother (2009).

37. Adam Butcher

Actor | Dog Pound

Adam was born October 20, 1988 in Cambridge, Ontario, Canada. Adam's big sister Mandy Butcher is also an actor. Adam started acting at the age of 9 when his Aunt (a talent agent) and Uncle, Randy Butcher (a stuntman/coordinator), suggested that Adam and his sister Mandy get their head-shots taken. ...

38. Samuel West

Actor | Van Helsing

Samuel West was born on June 19, 1966 in Hammersmith, London, England as Samuel Alexander Joseph West. He is known for his work on Van Helsing (2004), Notting Hill (1999) and Howards End (1992).

39. Jamie Bell

Actor | Billy Elliot

Jamie Bell was born in 1986 in Billingham, England, UK, to Eileen (Matfin) and John Bell, a toolmaker. He comes from a family of dancers including his grandmother, mother, aunt, and sister. It was at his sister's dance practices that he would stand outside the door and imitate the movements of the ...

40. Shaun Evans

Actor | Cashback

Shaun Evans was born on March 6, 1980 in Liverpool, Merseyside, England. He is an actor and producer, known for Cashback (2006), Endeavour (2012) and Boy A (2007).

41. Nicky Bell

The Merchant of Venice

Nicky Bell is known for his work on The Merchant of Venice (2004), Robin Hood (2010) and Awaydays (2009). He has been married to Hanna Clayton since May 14, 2015.

42. Evan Peters

Actor | X-Men: Apocalypse

Evan Peters was born in the winter of 1987 to Phil and Julie Peters in St. Louis, Missouri. When his father's job was transferred and the family moved to Grand Blanc, Michigan, Evan began taking acting classes and at age 15, he moved with his mother to Los Angeles in hopes of pursuing a career in ...

43. Kyle MacLachlan

Actor | Twin Peaks

The "boy next door, if that boy spent lots of time alone in the basement", is how Rich Cohen described Kyle MacLachlan in a 1994 article for "Rolling Stone" magazine. That distinctly askew wholesomeness made MacLachlan a natural to become famous as the alter ego of twisted director David Lynch.

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44. Josh Bolt

Actor | Nowhere Boy

Joshua 'Josh' Bolt was born in 1994. Brought up in Hunts Cross,Liverpool he made his first acting appearance in a stage production of 'Much Ado About Nothing' aged 12. After small roles in the likes of TV's 'Shameless' he played the lead as a dying schoolboy in the 2009 film 'The Be All and End All...

45. Daniel Sharman

Actor | Immortals

Daniel Sharman was born in London. He began working as an actor at The Royal Shakespeare Company before going on to train for three years at The London Academy of Dramatic Art in 2007. After which he performed in many theatrical productions in London and Europe. He lives in Los Angeles and London.



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