60 Up-and-Coming Child Actresses (15 and under)

by emilygirlonfire | created - 30 Nov 2014 | updated - 11 Nov 2016 | Public

1. Siena Agudong

Actress | No Good Nick

Siena Nicole Agudong was born and raised in Hawaii. She is filming the title role of "Nick", a street smart con artist with a secret agenda, in Netflix' upcoming new series "No Good Nick", airing in 2019. Siena stars alongside Sean Astin, Melissa Joan Hart, Lauren Donzis and Kalama Epstein. Siena ...

2. Mackenzie Aladjem

Actress | Nurse Jackie

Mackenzie has been performing since age four. She has appeared in television shows including Nurse Jackie (6 years-series regular), Parenthood, About A Boy, Grey's Anatomy, The Middle, All My Children, Workaholics, and CSI: Miami. She has also performed in the stage production of Annie portraying ...

3. Aubrey Anderson-Emmons

Actress | Modern Family

Aubrey Anderson-Emmons was born in Santa Monica, California, USA. She is an actress, best known for Modern Family (2009) in which she plays the adopted daughter of Mitchell Pritchett and Cameron Tucker. She also had a role Distance (2014): The story of a man about to embark on a journey of ...

4. Onata Aprile

Actress | What Maisie Knew

Onata Aprile is an actress, known for What Maisie Knew (2012), Yellow (2012) and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999).

5. Rowan Blanchard

Actress | A World Away

Rowan Blanchard was born on October 14, 2001 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Rowan Eleanor Blanchard. She is known for her work on A World Away (2019), Girl Meets World (2014) and The Goldbergs (2013).

6. Francesca Capaldi

Actress | The Peanuts Movie

Francesca Angelucci Capaldi was born on June 8th, 2004 to parents of Italian descent. She was born in the neighborhood of La Jolla, which is located in San Diego, California. Capaldi is best known for her role as Chloe James on Disney's Dog With a Blog, since 2012. She appeared in the Goodwin Games...

7. Caitlin Carmichael

Actress | Life Itself

Caitlin Carmichael was born on July 2, 2004 in Tifton, Georgia, USA as Caitlin Elizabeth Carmichael. She is an actress and writer, known for Life Itself (2018), Wheelman (2017) and Monsters (2015).

8. Lola Cook

Actress | World Trade Center

Lola Cook is an actress, known for World Trade Center (2006), Hostages (2013) and In Our Nature (2012).

9. Lilla Crawford

Actress | Into the Woods

Lilla Crawford is a Brazilian-American dual citizen actress, voice actress, singer, songwriter, filmmaker, tap dancer, sketch comedy actress, guitar and ukulele player. At age 9, she made her principal role Broadway debut in the Tony Award-Winning musical "Billy Elliot." At age 11, She booked the ...

10. Millie Davis

Actress | Wonder

Millie Davis is a Canadian-born actress known for television roles on "Odd Squad" (Ms. O), "Orphan Black" (Gemma Hendrix) and the feature films "The Best Man Holiday" (Hope) and "Wonder" (Summer). She was born in Toronto, Ontario.

Millie's first on-screen appearance came when she was just 6 months ...

11. Kyla Deaver

Actress | The Conjuring

Kyla Deaver is an actress, known for The Conjuring (2013) and Before I Wake (2016).

12. Aryana Engineer

Actress | Resident Evil: Retribution

Aryana Engineer was born on March 6, 2001 in British Columbia, Canada. She is an actress, known for Resident Evil: Retribution (2012), Orphan (2009) and Dreaming of Peggy Lee (2015).

13. Elsie Fisher

Actress | Despicable Me 2

Elsie Kate Fisher (born April 3, 2003) is an American actress. She began her career in 2009 with a role in the television series Medium at age 6, before voicing Agnes in the first two Despicable Me films. In 2018, she received critical acclaim for her performance as the socially-struggling teenage ...

14. Emma Fuhrmann

Actress | Avengers: Endgame

Emma Fuhrmann is an up and coming young talent with a deep body of work seldom seen in someone of her age. At just 9 years old she worked opposite Morgan Freeman in the Rob Reiner directed feature, "The Magic of Belle Isle", playing a girl who just wanted to learn more about imagination and where ...

15. Alexa Gerasimovich

Actress | World Trade Center

Alexa Gerasimovich was born on April 11, 2002 in New York, USA as Alexa Veronica Gerasimovich. She is an actress, known for World Trade Center (2006), All My Children (1970) and As the World Turns (1956).

16. Ashley Gerasimovich

Actress | We Need to Talk About Kevin

Ashley Gerasimovich was born as Ashley Elizabeth Gerasimovich. She is an actress, known for We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011), Fair Game (2010) and The Detour (2016).

17. Erin Gerasimovich

Actress | Prisoners

Erin Gerasimovich is an actress, known for Prisoners (2013), Delivery Man (2013) and Odd Mom Out (2015).

18. Harley Graham

Actress | Chasing Mavericks

Harley Graham was born on August 6, 2001 in Florida, USA. She is an actress, known for Chasing Mavericks (2012), Thor (2011) and Hot Pursuit (2015).

19. Nikki Hahn

Actress | Adventures in Babysitting

Sofia Nicole Hahn was born in San Antonio, Texas, USA

This Texas native began building a solid resume almost immediately after arriving in Hollywood at age 3. Before her first television appearance, Nikki enjoyed modeling for Disney Campaigns, GAP, American Girl, Agatha Ruiz De La Prada and Little ...

20. Mia Hays

Actress | Eastwick

Mia Hays is an actress, known for Eastwick (2009), CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000) and Jay (2010).

21. Skai Jackson

Actress | The Rebound

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).

22. Maggie Elizabeth Jones

Actress | We Bought a Zoo

Maggie Elizabeth Jones was born on October 10, 2003 in Atlanta, Georgia. This young actress has worked with a number of the industry's biggest stars and directors in a variety of diverse and challenging roles. Maggie received rave reviews for her role as Matt Damon's daughter in Cameron Crowe's ...

23. Mary-Charles Jones

Actress | Kevin Can Wait

At a very young age, Mary-Charles Jones' family quickly noticed that she had an ability to captivate strangers with her outgoing personality. And at the ripe young age of 4, her family decided to bring her to an open call held by local agent Joy Pervis where she was immediately signed for both ...

24. Alyvia Alyn Lind

Actress | Dolly Parton's Coat of Many Colors

Alyvia Alyn Lind grew up in Los Angeles, and it is no wonder that at such a young age, the Emmy nominated actress impresses any adult four times her age. Alyvia recently completed filming the remake of the comedy classic "Overboard", playing Anna Faris's daughter alongside Eugenio Derbez. She ...

25. Emily Alyn Lind

Actress | Revenge

Emily Alyn Lind's body of work would be impressive for any Hollywood actress, but for a rising star of such a young age, it is quite remarkable. It is not surprising though, given her family's film background. She is the middle daughter of producer and assistant director John Lind, and actress ...

26. Ramona Marquez

Actress | Arthur Christmas

Ramona had no acting training prior to her role on Outnumbered (2007), making her exactly what the producers were looking for. When Ramona was five, she was spotted by the script writer's wife at a birthday party and was immediately recommended for the role of "Karen" because of her "Interesting ...

27. Madeleine McGraw

Actress | American Sniper

Actress Madeleine McGraw has quickly made a name for herself as one of the most-watched young stars on the rise in the entertainment industry today. In 2016, Madeleine starred in the drama television series Outcast, which premiered on June 3rd 2016 on Cinemax/Fox International. From Robert Kirkman,...

28. Savannah McReynolds

Actress | The Wrong Woman

Savannah McReynolds was born on December 1, 2001. She is an actress, known for The Wrong Woman (2013), Private Practice (2007) and By God's Grace (2014).

29. Kylie Rogers

Actress | Collateral Beauty

Kylie Rogers is a Texas-born actress, who came to Los Angeles in 2012. Kylie's first major film was the lead role of "Sunshine" in Space Station 76 (2014), working alongside Patrick Wilson, Liv Tyler, Matt Bomer and Marisa Coughlan. That role was followed closely by William Monahan's psychological ...

30. Mia Talerico

Actress | Good Luck Charlie

Mia Talerico is the adorable baby Charlotte "Charlie" Duncan in Disney Channel's Good Luck Charlie (2010). Her parents are Chris and Claire Talerico. She was born in Santa Barbara, California. Her infancy is seen in her character in the comedy series. Phil Baker, co-creator of the show, said that ...

31. 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 ...

32. Skyler Wexler

Actress | Orphan Black

Skyler Wexler was born as Skyler Melody Wexler. She is an actress, known for Orphan Black (2013), Warehouse 13 (2009) and Alphas (2011).

33. Eden Wood

Actress | The Little Rascals Save the Day

Eden Wood is a child singer,dancer,actress and model. She has been a guest and performer on numerous shows both in the United States and Europe. Eden has been involved in television, stage and film. Eden has studied dance in South Mississippi at the Jo Carlisle and Blake Nagy School of Performing ...

34. Rhiannon Leigh Wryn

Actress | The Last Mimzy

Rhiannon Leigh Wryn was born on January 4, 2000 in Los Angeles, California, USA. She is an actress, known for The Last Mimzy (2007), Hulk (2003) and Monster Mutt (2011).

35. Lennon Wynn

Actress | Promised Land

Lennon Wynn is known for her work on Promised Land (2012), Flashforward (2009) and Jennifer's Body (2009).

36. Breanna Yde

Actress | School of Rock

Breanna Yde is a talented young actress who currently stars in the role of "Tomika" in Nickelodeon's highly anticipated new series School of Rock, which premieres in 2016. She will also recur as "Ronnie Anne" on Nickelodeon's upcoming animated series The Loud House, premiering in 2016. Breanna ...

37. Shelby Zemanek

Actress | Yes Man

Shelby Zemanek was born on September 18, 2000 in Tacoma, Washington, USA as Shelby Lynn Zemanek. She is an actress, known for Yes Man (2008), Angels & Demons (2009) and Grey's Anatomy (2005).

38. Maddie Ziegler

Actress | Ballerina

Since the age of two, Maddie Ziegler has had a passion for performance. Raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Maddie's mother Melissa enrolled her and her younger sister, Mackenzie Ziegler, in dance classes at a local studio. A few years later the trio starred in the hit Lifetime reality series '...



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