My Favorite Actors

by seanmanderson23 | created - 22 May 2020 | updated - 4 weeks ago | Public

Favorite Actors

1. Kirk Cameron

Actor | Growing Pains

Kirk Thomas Cameron was born in Panorama City, California, to Barbara Cameron (née Barbara Jeanne Bausmith), a homemaker, and Robert Cameron, a teacher. Though his parents initially did not project show business aspirations onto their children, a family friend in the business noted to Barbara that ...

Buck Williams "Left Behind" trilogy Mike Seaver "Growing Pains", & "Just the Ten of Us" Caleb Holt "Fireproof" cousin Steve "Full House" John Miller "Mercy Rule" Chuck Parker "Touched by an Angel" Himself "Fuller House"

2. Harrison Ford

Actor | Raiders of the Lost Ark

Harrison Ford was born on July 13, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois, to Dorothy (Nidelman), a radio actress, and Christopher Ford (born John William Ford), an actor turned advertising executive. His father was of Irish and German ancestry, while his maternal grandparents were Jewish emigrants from Minsk, ...

Han Solo "Star Wars" saga Henry Jones Jr./Indy "Indiana Jones" saga President James Marshall "Air Force One" John Thornton "Call of the Wild" Quinn Harris "Six Days, Seven Nights" Colonel Graff "Ender's Game" William Jones "Age of Adaline" Woodrow Dolarhyde "Cowboys & Aliens" Jack Ryan "Patriot Games", & "Clear& Present Danger" Dr. Richard Kimble "The Fugitive"

3. Jensen Ackles

Actor | Supernatural

Jensen Ross Ackles, better known as simply Jensen Ackles, was born on March 1, 1978, in Dallas, Texas, to Donna Joan (Shaffer) and actor Alan Ackles. He has English, German, and Scottish ancestry. Jensen grew up in Richardson, Texas, together with his older brother, Joshua, and a younger sister, ...

Dean Winchester/Michael/DemonDean/Leviathian/Shapeshifter/Himself "Supernatural" Tom Hanniger "My Bloody Valentine" Jason Teague "Smallville"

4. Jared Padalecki

Actor | Supernatural

Jared Padalecki was born in San Antonio, Texas, to Sherri (Kammer), a teacher of English, and Gerald Padalecki, a tax accountant. He is of Polish (father) and German, English, Scottish, and French (mother) descent. Jared started to take acting lessons when he was 12. Then, he won the "Claim to Fame...

Sam Winchester/Ezekiel/Gadreel/Meg Masters/Lucifer/DemonSam/Leviathian/Shapeshifter/Himself "Supernatural" Walker "Walker" Wade "House of Wax" Trey Lipton "New York Minute" Thomas Kinkade "Thomas Kinkade's Christmas Cottage" Clay Miller "Friday the 13th" (2009) Paul Harris "ER"

5. Keanu Reeves

Actor | The Matrix

Keanu Charles Reeves, whose first name means "cool breeze over the mountains" in Hawaiian, was born September 2, 1964 in Beirut, Lebanon. He is the son of Patricia Taylor, a showgirl and costume designer, and Samuel Nowlin Reeves, a geologist. Keanu's father was born in Hawaii, of British, ...

Thomas Anderson/Neo "The Matrix" saga Ted "Bill & Ted's" trilogy Jack Traven "Speed" John Constantine "Constantine"

6. Justin Hartley

Actor | This Is Us

Justin Hartley can currently be seen starring on NBC's critically acclaimed, award winning series, "This Is Us," alongside Mandy Moore, Milo Ventimiglia, Sterling K. Brown and Chrissy Metz. Created by Dan Fogelman, "This Is Us" premiered in September 2016 and instantly broke ratings records, ...

Kevin Pearson/The Manny "This is Us" Oliver Queen/Green Arrow "Smallville" Ty Swindel "A Bad Moms' Christmas" Noah "Melissa & Joey"

7. Sterling K. Brown

Actor | Black Panther

Emmy Award-winning actor Sterling K. Brown stars in NBC's Emmy and Golden Globe nominated drama series THIS IS US. For his role as Randall Pearson, Brown won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, as well as a Golden Globe, becoming the first African American actor to win his ...

Randall Pearson "This is Us" Roland Burton/Calvin "Army Wives" Gordon Walker "Supernatural" Mattias "Frozen II" Bob Harris "ER"

8. Mark Hamill

Actor | Star Wars

Mark Hamill is best known for his portrayal of Luke Skywalker in the original Star Wars trilogy - Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980), and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) - a role he reprised in Star Wars: Episode VII - ...

Luke Skywalker "Star Wars" saga Skeletor "Masters of the Universe: Revelations" James Jesse/The Trickster "Flash"

9. Adam Sandler

Actor | The Waterboy

Adam Richard Sandler was born September 9, 1966 in Brooklyn, New York, to Judith (Levine), a teacher at a nursery school, and Stanley Alan Sandler, an electrical engineer. He is of Russian Jewish descent. At 17, he took his first step towards becoming a stand-up comedian when he spontaneously took ...

Longfellow "Mr. Deeds" Sandy Koufax "Big Daddy" Henry Roth "50 First Dates" Happy "Happy Gilmore" Jim "Blended" Danny "Just Go With It" Michael Newman "Click" Skeeter Bronson "Bedtime Stories" Nick Spitz "Murder Mystery" Chuck Levine "I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry" Dracula "Hotel Transylvania" saga Paul Crewe "The Longest Yard" Lenny Feder "Grown Ups", & "Grown Ups 2" Zohan "You Don't Mess With the Zohan" Billy "Billy Madison" Robbie Hart "The Wedding Singer" Bobby Boucher "The Waterboy"

10. Dwayne Johnson

Actor | Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

Dwayne Douglas Johnson, also known as The Rock, was born on May 2, 1972 in Hayward, California. He is the son of Ata Johnson (born Feagaimaleata Fitisemanu Maivia) and professional wrestler Rocky Johnson (born Wayde Douglas Bowles). His father, from Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada, is black (of Black ...

Derek "Tooth Fairy" Joe "The Game Plan" Frank Wolff "The Jungle Cruise" Will Sawyer "Skyscraper" The Rock "WWE" Jack Bruno "Race to Witch Mountain" Hank "Journey 2: Mysterious Island" Davis Okoye "Rampage" Air Marshall "You Again"

11. Michael J. Fox

Actor | Back to the Future

Michael J. Fox was born Michael Andrew Fox on June 9, 1961 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, to Phyllis Fox (née Piper), a payroll clerk, and William Fox. His parents moved their 10-year-old son, his three sisters, Kelli Fox, Karen, and Jacki, and his brother Steven, to Vancouver, British Columbia, ...

Marty McFly/Marty McFly Jr./Marlene McFly/Sheamus McFly "Back to the Future" trilogy Alex P. Keaton "Family Ties" Scott Howland "Teen Wolf" Chance "Homeward Bound", & "Homeward Bound II" Stuart Little "Stuart Little" trilogy

12. Hugh Laurie

Actor | House M.D.

Hugh was born in Oxford, England on June 11, 1959, to Patricia (Laidlaw) and William George Ranald Mundell "Ran" Laurie, a doctor, both of Scottish descent. He was educated at Eton and Cambridge. Son of an Olympic gold medalist in the sport, he rowed for the England youth team (1977) and for ...

Dr. Gregory House "House" Nix "Tomorrowland" Dr. Cockroach Ph.D. "Monsters v. Aliens" King's Advisor "The Man in the Iron Mask" Poirot "Spice World"

13. Milo Ventimiglia

Actor | Heroes

Milo Ventimiglia is an American actor, director and producer.

Milo currently stars on the critically acclaimed drama series "This is Us." He has been nominated twice for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series (2017 & 2018) and a Critic's Choice Award for Best Actor in a Drama ...

Jack "This is Us" Peter Petrelli "Heroes" Rocky Jr. "Rocky" saga

14. Robbie Magasiva

Actor | Wentworth

Robbie Joseph Magasiva (born 21 May 1972) is a Samoan New Zealand actor who has starred in several films including New Zealand box office record breakers Sione's Wedding and Sione's 2: Unfinished Business.

He is also known for his role on Shortland Street (1992) as Dr. Maxwell Avia which he played ...

Will Jackson "Wentworth"

15. Morgan Freeman

Actor | Se7en

With an authoritative voice and calm demeanor, this ever popular American actor has grown into one of the most respected figures in modern US cinema. Morgan was born on June 1, 1937 in Memphis, Tennessee, to Mayme Edna (Revere), a teacher, and Morgan Porterfield Freeman, a barber. The young Freeman...

God "Bruce Almighty", & "Evan Almighty" Azeem "Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves" President Beck "Deep Impact" Carter "The Bucket List" Vitruvius "The Lego Movie" Dr. Cameron McCarthy "Dolphin Tale", & "Dolphin Tale 2" Lucius Fox "Batman Begins" trilogy Somerset "Se7en"

16. Jeffrey Dean Morgan

Actor | Watchmen

Jeffrey Dean Morgan endeared himself to audiences with his recurring role on ABC's smash hit series, Grey's Anatomy (2005). His dramatic arc as heart patient "Denny Duquette", who wins the heart of intern "Izzie Stevens" (Katherine Heigl) in a star-crossed romance, made him a universal fan favorite...

John Winchester/Azazel "Supernatural" Negan "The Walking Dead" Sid "Sliders" Rick "Live!" Harvey Russell "Rampage" Tom Newman "Six: The Mark Unleashed" William "P.S. I Love You" Sam Ryan "Angel"

17. George Lopez

Producer | George Lopez

George Lopez was born on April 23, 1961, in Mission Hills, Los Angeles, California, the son of Frieda and Anatasio Lopez, a migrant worker. He is of Mestizo Mexican descent. He was deserted by his father when he was two months old and by his mother when he was 10 years old, but was raised by his ...

George "George Lopez" Eddie Serrano "Mr. Troop Mom" Papi "Beverly Hills Chihuahua" trilogy Grouchy "The Smurfs", & "Smurfs 2" Zook "Gnome Alone"

18. 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 ...

Will "Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" Agent J "Men in Black" saga Captain Steven Hiller "Independence Day" James "Wild Wild West" Genie "Aladdin" (2019)

19. John Stamos

Actor | Full House

John Phillip Stamos was born in Cypress, California, to Loretta (Phillips), a model, and William Stamos, a restaurateur. His father was of Greek descent, with the family surname originally being "Stamotopoulos". John has two younger sisters, Janeen and Alaina, both school teachers. His first ...

Jesse/Cousin Stravos "Full House", "Fuller House", & "Hanging with Mr. Cooper" Tony Gates "ER"

20. Jim Carrey

Actor | Ace Ventura: Pet Detective

Jim Carrey, Canadian-born and a U.S. citizen since 2004, is an actor and producer famous for his rubbery body movements and flexible facial expressions. The two-time Golden Globe-winner rose to fame as a cast member of the Fox sketch comedy In Living Color (1990) but leading roles in Ace Ventura: ...

Bruce Nolan "Bruce Almighty" Grinch "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" Charlie/Hank "Me, Myself, & Irene" Fletcher Reese "Liar Liar" Edward Nygma/The Riddler "Batman Forever" Carl "Yes Man" Scrooge (all times)/all Ghosts "A Christmas Carol" Stanley Ipkiss/The Mask "The Mask" Horton "Horton Hears a Who" Ace Ventura "Ace Ventura: Pet Detective", & "Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls" Lloyd "Dumb and Dumber" Walter Sparrow "The Number 23" Mr. Popper "Mr. Popper's Penguins" Count Olaf "Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events"

21. Jerry O'Connell

Actor | Stand by Me

Jerry O'Connell was born in New York City, to Linda (Witkowski), an art teacher, and Michael O'Connell, a British-born advertising agency art director. He spent his early years in Manhattan, with his parents and younger brother, Charlie O'Connell, who is also an actor. He is of one half Irish, one ...

Quinn Mallory/Gareth Carr "Sliders" Max "Yours, Mine, & Ours" Derek "Scream 2" Frank Cushman "Jerry Maguire" Christian Grey "Scary Movie 5"

22. Andrew Lincoln

Actor | The Walking Dead

Andrew Lincoln is a British actor. Lincoln spent his early childhood in Hull, Yorkshire before his family relocated to Bath, Somerset when he was age 10. He was educated at Beechen Cliff School in Bath, and then the prestigious Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. His father is a civil engineer...

Rick Grimes "The Walking Dead"

23. Sean Connery

Actor | The Untouchables

The tall, handsome and muscular Scottish actor Sean Connery is best known as the original actor to portray James Bond in the hugely successful movie franchise, starring in seven films between 1962 and 1983. Some believed that such a career-defining role might leave him unable to escape it, but he ...

Henry Jones Sr. "Indiana Jones" saga Ramirez "Highlander", & "Highlander 2: The Quickening" "James Bond" saga King Richard "Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves" King Arthur "First Knight" John Patrick Mason "The Rock"

24. Adam Driver

Actor | Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens

Adam Douglas Driver was born in San Diego, California. His mother, Nancy (Needham) Wright, is a paralegal from Mishawaka, Indiana, and his father, Joe Douglas Driver, who has deep roots in the American South, is from Little Rock, Arkansas. His stepfather is a Baptist minister. His ancestry includes...

Ben Solo/Kylo Ren "Star Wars VII", "Star Wars VIII", & "Star Wars IX" Charlie Barber "Marriage Story"

25. Reno Wilson

Actor | Transformers: Dark of the Moon

Reno Wilson was born on January 20, 1969 in the USA as Roy Wilson. He is an actor and producer, known for Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011), Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014) and Crank (2006). He is married to Coco Fausone. They have two children.

Stan "Good Girls" James "Sliders" Roy "The Cosby Show"

26. Tom Welling

Actor | Smallville

Tom Welling is probably best known for playing Clark Kent on the hit television series Smallville (2001).

He was born Thomas Joseph Welling in Putnam Valley, New York, to Bonnie and Thomas Welling, who is a retired executive for General Motors. He has a younger brother, Mark Welling, who is also an ...

Clark Kent/Kal-El/Clark Luthor/Lionel Luther/Bizarro/Jor-El/Himself "Smallville", & "Batwoman" Charlie Baker "Cheaper by the Dozen", & "Cheaper by the Dozen 2"

27. John Goodman

Actor | 10 Cloverfield Lane

John Stephen Goodman is a U.S. film, television, and stage actor. He was born in St. Louis, Missouri, to Virginia Roos (Loosmore), a waitress and saleswoman, and Leslie Francis Goodman, a postal worker who died when John was a small child. He is of English, Welsh, and German ancestry. John is best ...

Dan Conner "Roseanne", & "The Conners" Ralph "King Ralph" Congressman Long "Evan Almighty" Fred "The Flintstones" Sullivan "Monsters, Inc.", & "Monsters University" Babe Ruth "The Babe" Santa Claus "Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer" Bill "Coyote Ugly"

28. Hayden Christensen

Actor | Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones

Hayden Christensen was born April 19, 1981 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. His parents, Alie and David Christensen, are in the communications business. He is of Danish (father) and Swedish and Italian (mother) descent. Hayden grew up in Markham, Ontario, with siblings Kaylen, Hejsa, and ...

young Anakin Skywalker/Darth Vader "Star Wars" saga David Rice "Jumper" Clay Beresford "Awake"

29. Scott Bakula

Actor | Quantum Leap

Scott Stewart Bakula was born on October 9, 1954 in St. Louis, Missouri, to Sally (Zumwinkel) and J. Stewart Bakula, a lawyer. He is of German, as well as Czech, Austrian, Scottish and English ancestry. He comes from a musical family. In the fourth grade, he started a rock band and wrote songs for ...

Dr. Sam Beckett "Quantum Leap" Captain Jonathan Archer "Star Trek" saga

30. 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 ...

Daryl Dixon "The Walking Dead"

31. Tim Allen

Actor | Toy Story

Timothy Allen Dick was born on June 13, 1953, in Denver, Colorado, to Martha Katherine (Fox) and Gerald M. Dick. His father, a real estate salesman, was killed in a collision with a drunk driver while driving his family home from a University of Colorado football game, when Tim was eleven years old...

Tim Taylor "Home Improvement" Scott Calvin/Santa Claus "The Santa Clause" triloty Buzz Lightyear "Toy Story" saga Joe "Joe Somebody" Luther Krank "Christmas with the Kranks" Dave Douglas "The Shaggy Dog" Doug Madsen "Wild Hogs"

32. Joseph Fiennes

Actor | Shakespeare in Love

Joseph Alberic Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes was born in Salisbury, Wiltshire, to Jennifer Anne Mary Alleyne (Lash), a novelist, and Mark Fiennes, a photographer. He is one of six children. Four of his siblings are also in the arts: Ralph Fiennes, an actor; Martha Fiennes, a director; Magnus Fiennes, a...

Mark Benford "FlashForward" Will Shakespeare "Shakespeare in Love" Merlin "Camelot"

33. Ewan McGregor

Actor | Moulin Rouge!

Ewan Gordon McGregor was born on March 31, 1971 in Perth, Perthshire, Scotland, to Carol Diane (Lawson) and James Charles McGregor, both teachers. His uncle is actor Denis Lawson. He was raised in Crieff. At age 16, he left Morrison Academy to join the Perth Repertory Theatre. His parents ...

Obi-Wan Kenobi "Star Wars" saga Lumiere "Beauty and the Beast" Eye "Eye of the Beholder" Ford "Tales from the Crypt"

34. Christopher Lloyd

Actor | Back to the Future

Christopher Lloyd is an American actor with a relatively long career. His better known roles include drug-using taxicab driver Jim Ignatowski in the sitcom Taxi (1978), Klingon Commander Kruge in Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (1984), inventor Dr. Emmett "Doc" Brown in the Back to the Future ...

Dr. Emmett Brown "Back to the Future" trilogy Judge Doom "Who Framed Roger Rabbit?" Charlie Wilcox "Suburban Commando" Uncle Fester "The Addams Family", & "Addams' Family Values" Al the Boss Angel "Angels in the Outfield" Professor Plum "Clue" Commander Kruge "The Search for Spock"

35. Jim Beaver

Actor | Deadwood

Jim Beaver is an American character actor, best known for his leading roles on the TV series Deadwood (2004) and Supernatural (2005). Born in Laramie, Wyoming a minister's son, he was raised in and around Irving, Texas, a suburb of Dallas. Following high school and a year of college, he joined the ...

Bobby Singer/Demon/Leviathan/Worm "Supernatural" Jack Neville "Timeless"

36. Matthew Lillard

Actor | Scooby-Doo

Matthew Lillard was born in Lansing, Michigan, to Paula and Jeffrey Lillard. He lived with his family in Tustin, California, from first grade to high school graduation. The summer after high school, he was hired as an extra for Ghoulies Go to College (1991). Matthew was the MC of the Nickelodeon ...

Dean "Good Girls" Shaggy "Scooby-Doo" anthology, & "Supernatural" Stuart "Scream" Brock "She's All That" Guy at Stab-a-Thon "Scream 4" Guy at Party "Scream 2"

37. Manny Montana

Actor | Graceland

Manny Montana was born on September 26, 1983 in Long Beach, California, USA. He is an actor, known for Graceland (2013), Good Girls (2018) and Power (2014). He has been married to Adelfa Marr since 2016. They have one child.

Rio "Good Girls"

38. Laurence Fishburne

Actor | The Matrix

Critically hailed for his forceful, militant, authoritative figures and one of Hollywood's most talented and versatile performers, Laurence (John) Fishburne III has been the recipient of numerous awards, including a number of NAACP Image honors.

Born in Augusta, Georgia on July 30, 1961, to Hattie ...

Morpheus "Matrix" saga Perry White "Man of Steel", & "Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice" Silver Surfer "Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer" Narrator "TMNT" (2007)

39. Kevin Costner

Actor | The Postman

Kevin Michael Costner was born on January 18, 1955 in Lynwood, California, the third child of Bill Costner, a ditch digger and ultimately an electric line servicer for Southern California Edison, and Sharon Costner (née Tedrick), a welfare worker. His older brother, Dan, was born in 1950. A middle ...

Robin Hood "Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves" Billy Chapel "For Love of the Game" Mariner "WaterWorld" Jonathan Kent "Man of Steel", & "Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice" Lt. Dunbar "Dances with Wolves"

40. Patrick Stewart

Actor | Logan

Sir Patrick Stewart was born in Mirfield, Yorkshire, England, to Gladys (Barrowclough), a textile worker and weaver, and Alfred Stewart, who was in the army. He was a member of various local drama groups from about age 12. He left school at age 15 to work as a junior reporter on a local paper; he ...

Captain Picard "Star Trek" saga Professor Charles Xavier "X-Men" saga King Richard "Robin Hood: Men in Tights" Narrator "Ted", & "Ted 2" Seti "The Prince of Egypt"

41. Matt Lanter

Actor | Disaster Movie

Matthew Mackendree Lanter was born April 1, 1983 in Massillon, Stark County, Ohio, to Jana Kay (Wincek) and Joseph Hayes Lanter. He has a sister, Kara. When he was eight years old, he moved to Atlanta, Georgia, where his father's family is from. His recent ancestry includes Polish, English, ...

Wyatt Logan "Timeless" Liam Court "90210" Brody Mitchum "Heroes" Edward Sullen "Vampires Suck" Will "Disaster Movie" Jason "The Roommate"

42. Stephen Amell

Actor | Arrow

Stephen Amell is a Canadian actor, known for portraying Oliver Queen / Green Arrow in the Arrowverse television franchise (based on the comic character of the same name) and Casey Jones in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2: Out of the Shadows (2016).

Stephen Adam Amell was born on May 8, 1981 in ...

Oliver Queen/Arrow/Black Arrow/Green Arrow/Flash/Spectre "Arrow", "Supergirl", "Batwoman", "Flash", & DC's Legends of Tomorrow" Brady "The Vampire Diaries" Jim "90210"

43. Liam Neeson

Actor | Kinsey

Liam Neeson was born on June 7, 1952 in Ballymena, Northern Ireland, to Katherine (Brown), a cook, and Bernard Neeson, a school caretaker. He was raised in a Catholic household. During his early years, Liam worked as a forklift operator for Guinness, a truck driver, an assistant architect and an ...

Qui-Gon Jinn "Star Wars" saga Bryan Mills "Taken" trilogy Ducard "Batman Begins"

44. Misha Collins

Actor | Supernatural

Misha Collins is an actor, director, producer, writer, and activist dedicated to inspiring cultural and civic engagement through works that "game-ify" philanthropy, inspire creativity, and promote social good.

For 12 years, Collins co-starred in Supernatural (2005), the longest running American ...

Castiel/Jimmy/Lucifer "Supernatural" Tony "Girl, Interrupted" Eliot Ness "Timeless" Alexis Drazen "24"

45. Jon Huertas

Actor | This Is Us

Jon Huertas was born on October 23, 1969 in New York, New York, USA as Jon William Scott Hofstedt. He is an actor and producer, known for This Is Us (2016), Castle (2009) and Generation Kill (2008).

Miguel "This is Us"

46. George Carlin

Actor | Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

George Denis Patrick Carlin was born and raised in Manhattan, New York City, to Mary (Bearey), a secretary, and Patrick John Carlin, an advertising manager for The Sun; they had met while working in marketing. His father was from Donegal, Ireland, and his mother was Irish-American. His parents ...

Rufus "Bill & Ted's" trilogy Architect "Scary Movie 3"

47. James Earl Jones

Actor | Rogue One

Widely regarded as the one of greatest stage and screen actors both in his native USA and internationally, James Earl Jones was born on January 17, 1931 in Arkabutla, Mississippi. At an early age, he started to take dramatic lessons to calm himself down. It appeared to work as he has since starred ...

Anakin Skywalker/Darth Vader "Star Wars" saga Mufasa "Lion King" Narrator "Click" Narrator "Scary Movie 4" Dibala "House"

48. John Boyega

Actor | Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens

John Boyega is a British actor, known for playing Finn in Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015). Boyega rose to prominence in his native United Kingdom for his role of Moses in the 2011 sci-fi comedy film Attack the Block (2011), before attaining international recognition for his work ...

Finn "Star Wars VII", "Star Wars VIII", & "Star Wars IX"

49. William Shatner

Actor | Star Trek V: The Final Frontier

William Shatner has notched up an impressive 70-plus years in front of the camera, displaying heady comedic talent and being instantly recognizable to several generations of cult television fans as the square-jawed Captain James T. Kirk, commander of the starship U.S.S. Enterprise.

Shatner was born ...

Captain Kirk "Star Trek" saga Bob Wilson/Don Carter "The Twilight Zone" Stan Fields "Miss Congeniality", & "Miss Congeniality 2" Col./Brig. Gen. Jeff Barton "The Outer Limits"

50. Scott Baio

Actor | Arrested Development

Scott Vincent James Baio was born on September 22, 1960 in Brooklyn, New York. He was the third child of Mario and Rose Baio, who had emigrated from Italy. At the young age of nine, Scott decided that he wanted to be an actor. Soon after, his parents took him on interviews and he was able to land ...

Charles "Charles in Charge" Scott/Prince Cornelius "Out of This World" Pete "Full House" Scott "My Two Dads" Officer Kelvin "Sam & Cat" Frank "Touched by an Angel"

51. Bill Murray

Actor | Lost in Translation

Bill Murray is an American actor, comedian, and writer. The fifth of nine children, he was born William James Murray in Wilmette, Illinois, to Lucille (Collins), a mailroom clerk, and Edward Joseph Murray II, who sold lumber. He is of Irish descent. Among his siblings are actors Brian Doyle-Murray, ...

Phil "Groundhog Day" Dr. Peter Venkman "Ghostbusters" saga Garfield "Garfield", & "Garfield: A Tale of Two Kitties"

52. Samuel L. Jackson

Actor | Pulp Fiction

Samuel L. Jackson is an American producer and highly prolific actor, having appeared in over 100 films, including Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995), Unbreakable (2000), Shaft (2000), Formula 51 (2001), Black Snake Moan (2006), Snakes on a Plane (2006), and the Star Wars prequel trilogy (1999-2005), ...

Mace Windu "Star Wars" saga Nick Fury "Avengers" saga Roland "Jumper" Will Marsh "Home of the Brave" Elijah Price "Unbreakable" trilogy Gerald Olin "1408" Jules Winnfield "Pulp Fiction" Arnold "Jurassic Park"

53. John Travolta

Actor | Pulp Fiction

John Joseph Travolta was born in Englewood, New Jersey, one of six children of Helen Travolta (née Helen Cecilia Burke) and Salvatore/Samuel J. Travolta. His father was of Italian descent and his mother was of Irish ancestry. His father owned a tire repair shop called Travolta Tires in Hillsdale, ...

Danny "Grease" James "Look Who's Talking" trilogy Sean Archer "Face Off" Michael "Michael" Himself/Famous Goldmember "Austin Powers 3" Edna Turnblad "Hairspray" Vincent Vega "Pulp Fiction" George Malley "Phenomenon"

54. Mitch Pileggi

Actor | Basic Instinct

Mitch Pileggi was born on April 5, 1952 in Portland, Oregon, USA as Mitchell Craig Pileggi. He is an actor, known for Basic Instinct (1992), The X-Files (1993) and The X Files: I Want to Believe (2008). He has been married to Arlene Warren since January 1, 1997. They have one child. He was ...

Samuel Campbell/Shapeshifter/Azazel "Supernatural" Rama Khan "Supergirl" Bonham Walker "Walker"

55. Richard Speight Jr.

Actor | Supernatural

American actor Richard Speight, Jr. was born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee. He later graduated cum laude from the University of Southern California. In addition to acting in TV and film, Speight also directs. Those credits include commercials for major brands like Pepsi & Buffalo Wild Wings, ...

Gabriel/The Trickster/Loki "Supernatural"

56. John Schneider

Actor | The Dukes of Hazzard

John Richard Schneider IV was born April 8, 1960, in Mt. Kisco, New York, to Shirley and John Richard "Jack" Schneider III, a pilot and U.S. Air Force veteran. His parents divorced when he was two. John began acting at the age of eight. He was in many plays in New York City. He and his mother moved...

Jonathan Kent/Brainiac "Smallville" Marshall Bowman "The Secret Life of the American Teenager" Paul White "Sydney White" Jeffrey Sarkossian "90210" Dwight Evans "Glee"

57. Dave Coulier

Actor | Full House

Dave Coulier was born on September 21, 1959 in St. Clair Shores, Michigan, USA as David Alan Coulier. He is an actor and writer, known for Full House (1987), Out of Control (1984) and Farce of the Penguins (2006). He has been married to Melissa Bring since July 2, 2014. He was previously married to ...

Joey "Full House", & "Fuller House" Dr. Peter Venkman "The Real Ghostbusters" Animal "Muppet Babies" Tom Hanks "Pinky & the Brain"

58. Kevin Sorbo

Actor | Let There Be Light

Kevin spent 3 years traveling around the world, modeling for print ads and appearing in over 150 commercials, before landing in his breakout series Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995).

Kevin David Sorbo was born in Mound, Minnesota, on September 24, 1958, to Ardis (Thompson), a nurse, and Lynn ...

Professor Radisson "God's Not Dead" Lar "Supergirl" Holt "Soul Surfer" Hercules "Hercules", & "Xena"

59. Jaleel White

Actor | Family Matters

Jaleel White was born on November 27, 1976 in Pasadena, California, USA as Jaleel Ahmad White. He is an actor and producer, known for Family Matters (1989), Big Fat Liar (2002) and Dreamgirls (2006).

Steve/Stefan "Family Matters" Derek "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air"

60. Alec Guinness

Actor | Star Wars

Alec Guinness was an English actor. He is known for his six collaborations with David Lean: Herbert Pocket in Great Expectations (1946), Fagin in Oliver Twist (1948), Col. Nicholson in The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor), Prince Faisal in Lawrence...

Old Ben/Obi-Wan Kenobi "Star Wars" saga

61. Arnold Schwarzenegger

Actor | The 6th Day

With an almost unpronounceable surname and a thick Austrian accent, who would have ever believed that a brash, quick talking bodybuilder from a small European village would become one of Hollywood's biggest stars, marry into the prestigious Kennedy family, amass a fortune via shrewd investments and...

Terminator "Terminator" saga Kimble "Kindergarten Cop" Mr. Freeze "Batman & Robin" Julius Benedict "Twins" Dr. Alex Hesse "Junior" Jericho "End of Days"

62. Sylvester Stallone

Actor | Rocky

Sylvester Stallone is a athletically built, dark-haired American actor/screenwriter/director/producer, the movie fans worldwide have been flocking to see Stallone's films for over 40 years, making "Sly" one of Hollywood's biggest-ever box office draws.

Sylvester Stallone was born on July 6, 1946, in...

Rocky "Rocky" saga John Spartan "Demolition Man" Joe B. "Stop or my Mom will Shoot" Himself "This is Us"

63. Mark Sheppard

Actor | Supernatural

Mark Andreas Sheppard was born on May 30, 1964 in London, England. He is an actor director and producer, known for Supernatural (2005), Battlestar Galactica (2004), Firefly (2002), Leverage (2008), Doctor Who (2005) In the Name of the Father (1993) and many others. He has been married to Sarah ...

Crowley/Shapeshifter "Supernatural" Ivan Erwich "24" Jack "Sliders"

64. 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 ...

Westley "The Princess Bride" Dr. Jonas Miller "Twister" Jerry "Liar Liar" Russ Wheeler "Days of Thunder"

65. Leonard Nimoy

Actor | Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

Leonard Simon Nimoy was born in Boston, Massachusetts, to Dora (Spinner) and Max Nimoy, who owned a barbershop. His parents were Ukrainian Jewish immigrants. Raised in a tenement and acting in community theaters since age eight, Nimoy did not make his Hollywood debut until he was 20, with a bit ...

Spock "Star Trek" saga The Evil Moroccan Magician "Faerie Tale Theatre"

66. Alexander Calvert

Actor | Supernatural

Alexander Calvert is an actor, known for Supernatural (2005), The Edge of Seventeen (2016) and Bates Motel (2013).

Jack/Belphegor/Nephilim "Supernatural" Lonnie Machin "Arrow" Nick Mossman "The Edge of Seventeen" Chad "The Package"

67. Dennis Quaid

Actor | The Day After Tomorrow

Dennis William Quaid was born on April 9, 1954 in Houston, Texas to Juanita Bonniedale "Nita" Quaid (née Jordan), a real estate agent & William Rudy Quaid, an electrician. He grew up in the Houston suburban city of Bellaire. He was raised a Baptist, and studied drama, Mandarin Chinese, and dance ...

Jack "The Day After Tomorrow" Tom "Soul Surfer" Frank "Frequency" Frank "Yours, Mine, & Ours" Nick "The Parent Trap" Davidge "Enemy Mine"

68. Mel Gibson

Actor | Braveheart

Mel Columcille Gerard Gibson was born January 3, 1956 in Peekskill, New York, USA, as the sixth of eleven children of Hutton Gibson, a railroad brakeman, and Anne Patricia (Reilly) Gibson (who died in December of 1990). His mother was Irish, from County Longford, while his American-born father is ...

Nick "What Women Want" William Wallace "Braveheart" Tom "Ransom" Kurt "Daddy's Home 2"

69. Julian Richings

Actor | Man of Steel

Julian Richings was born in Oxford, England, and has become a familiar figure to Canadian cinema and television audiences, appearing in over 50 films and 20 separate television series.

After training in drama at the University of Exeter and touring North America with a British stage production, Mr. ...

The OG Death "Supernatural" Lor-Em "Man of Steel"

70. Burgess Meredith

Actor | Clash of the Titans

One of the truly great and gifted performers of the century, who often suffered lesser roles, Burgess Meredith was born in 1907 in Cleveland, Ohio. He was educated in Amherst College in Massachusetts, before joining Eva Le Gallienne's Student Repertory stage company in 1929. By 1934 he was a star ...

Mickey "Rocky" saga Henry Bemis/Luther Dingle/Romney Wordsworth/Mr. Smith "The Twilight Zone" The Penguin "Batman" (TV Series), & "Batman" (1966) Grandpa Gustafson "Grumpy Old Men", & "Grumpier Old Men"

71. Kiefer Sutherland

Actor | 24

Kiefer Sutherland was born in London, England, UK, to Canadian actors Shirley Douglas and Donald Sutherland, who moved to California shortly after his birth. His maternal grandfather, Tommy Douglas, was a Scottish-born Canadian politician who was a Premier of Saskatchewan for over 17 years and led ...

Jack "24" Nelson "Flatliners" Dr. Barry Wolfson "Flatliners" (2017) General War Mongur "Monsters v. Aliens"

72. Jackie Chan

Actor | Ngo si seoi

Hong Kong's cheeky, lovable and best known film star, Jackie Chan endured many years of long, hard work and multiple injuries to establish international success after his start in Hong Kong's manic martial arts cinema industry.

Jackie was born Kong-sang Chan on April 7, 1954, on Hong Kong's famous ...

Lee "Rush Hour" saga Monkey "Kung Fu Panda" trilogy Mr. Han "The Karate Kid" (2010)

73. Billy Dee Williams

Actor | Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back

Billy Dee Williams was born William December Williams on April 6, 1937 in New York City. Billy Dee has notched up an impressive array of film and television appearances over the past 50+ years. He is easily best known to international film audiences as the roguish Lando Calrissian in the last two ...

Lando Calrissian "Star Wars" saga Harvey Dent "Batman" (1989) Two-Face "Lego Batman Movie" Andy Collins "Glee"

74. Jonathan Frakes

Actor | Star Trek: First Contact

Jonathan Scott Frakes was born on August 19, 1952 in Bellefonte, in central Pennsylvania. He is the son of Doris J. (Yingling) and Dr. James R. Frakes, a professor. His parents moved with Jonathan and his younger brother Daniel to Bethlehem in eastern Pennsylvania. There, his father taught English ...

Lt. William Riker "Star Trek" saga

75. 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 ...

Genie/Pedler "Aladdin" Daniel Hillard/Mrs. Doubtfire "Mrs. Doubtfire" Peter "Hook" Bob Munro "RV" Professor Brainard "Flubber" Alan "Jumanji" Mork "Mork & Mindy" Frog/Prince Robin "Faerie Tale Theatre" Ramon/Lovelace "Happy Feet", & "Happy Feet Two"

76. Dolph Lundgren

Actor | Rocky IV

Dolph Lundgren was born as Hans Lundgren in Stockholm, Sweden, to Sigrid Birgitta (Tjerneld), a language teacher, and Karl Johan Hugo Lundgren, an engineer and economist for the Swedish government. He lived in Stockholm until the age of 13, when he moved in with his grandparents in Nyland, ...

He-Man "Masters of the Universe" Ivan Drago "Rocky" saga Konstantin Kovar "Supergirl"

77. Jason Priestley

Actor | Beverly Hills, 90210

Jason Priestley was born on August 28, 1969 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada as Jason Bradford Priestley. He is an actor and producer, known for Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990), Call Me Fitz (2010) and Cas & Dylan (2013). He has been married to Naomi Lowde-Priestley since May 14, 2005. They ...

Brandon "Beverly Hills 90210" Pencil "Quantum Leap"

78. LeVar Burton

Actor | Star Trek: Generations

LeVar Burton was born on February 16, 1957 in Landstuhl, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany as Levardis Robert Martyn Burton Jr. He is an actor and director, known for Star Trek: Generations (1994), Star Trek: First Contact (1996) and Star Trek: Nemesis (2002). He has been married to Stephanie Cozart ...

Gordi La Forge "Star Trek" saga

79. David Boreanaz

Actor | Angel

David was born in Buffalo, New York and grew up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is the son of Patti, a travel agent, and weatherman Dave Roberts (Boreanaz). His father is of Italian descent and his mother is of half Slovak ancestry. At the age of seven he decide to be an actor, which eventually ...

Angel "Buffy the Vampire Slayer", & "Angel"

80. Morgan Krantz

Writer | Babysitter

Morgan Krantz was born on November 1, 1986 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Morgan Mitchell Krantz. He is an actor and writer, known for Babysitter (2015), Girls (2012) and In the Dark (2019).

Felix "In The Dark"

81. Seth Gilliam

Actor | Starship Troopers

Seth Gilliam was born on November 5, 1968 in New York, USA. He is known for his work on Starship Troopers (1997), Did You Hear About the Morgans? (2009) and Courage Under Fire (1996). He has been married to Leah C. Gardiner since August 24, 2005. They have one child.

Gabriel Stokes "The Walking Dead"

82. Jesse Rath

Actor | Supergirl

Jesse Rath is an actor, known for Supergirl (2015), Jay and Silent Bob Reboot (2019) and No Tomorrow (2016).

Brainiac "Supergirl"

83. Chris Sullivan

Actor | This Is Us

Chris Sullivan was born on July 19, 1980 in Palm Springs, California, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for This Is Us (2016), Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) and The Knick (2014). He has been married to Rachel Reichard since June 20, 2010. They have one child.

Toby Damon "This is Us"

84. Bob Saget

Actor | Full House

Bob Saget was born on May 17, 1956 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Robert Lane Saget. He is an actor and writer, known for Full House (1987), Entourage (2015) and Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd (2003). He has been married to Kelly Rizzo since October 30, 2018. He was previously ...

Danny "Full House", & "Fuller House"

85. Malcolm Barrett

Actor | Timeless

Malcolm Barrett, a native of New York City, studied at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. He recently worked on several NY based television series including "Law & Order" and "The Sopranos", "As the World Turns" and "The Beat". His feature film credits include "King of the Jungle," "Swimfan," and most...

Rufus Carlin "Timeless"

86. Frank Oz

Actor | The Muppet Show

Frank Richard Oznowicz was born in Hereford, England to puppeteers Frances and Isidore Oznowicz. His family moved to Montana in 1951, eventually settling in Oakland, California. As a teenager, he worked as an apprentice puppeteer at Children's Fairyland amusement park. He is one of the primary ...

Yoda "Star Wars" saga Bert/Grover/Cookie Monster "Sesame Street" Miss Piggy/Fozzie Bear/Animal/Sam the Eagle "The Muppets"

87. John de Lancie

Actor | Crank: High Voltage

John de Lancie was raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He attended Kent State University where he won a scholarship to Juilliard. John's father was a professional oboist with the Philadelphia Symphony Orchestra. de Lancie is probably best known for his portrayal as Eugene Bradford on Days of Our ...

Q "Star Trek" saga

88. Rob Benedict

Actor | Supernatural

Rob Benedict is an actor best known for his roles in TV and films including "Felicity", "Supernatural" and the movie Waiting...

Born and raised in Columbia, Missouri, Benedict received a degree in Performance Studies from Northwestern University. After graduating, his passion for theater lead him to...

Chuck/"God"(none of the 3 'omni-'s and no holiness)/Carver Edlund "Supernatural" Preston Wasserstein "Not Another Teen Movie" Jape "Buffy the Vampire Slayer"

89. Patrick Duffy

Actor | Dallas

Youngest of 2 children, and only son born to Terrence and Marie Duffy. Patrick was born in Montana, where his parents owned local taverns, and raised in Everett, Washington, since age 12. He wanted to become a professional athlete, and became a certified scuba diver while in his teens. However, his...

Frank "Step by Step" Richie "You Again" Mike "Touched by an Angel"

90. James Patrick Stuart

Actor | Gettysburg

James Patrick Stuart was born on June 16, 1968 in Encino, California, USA. He is an actor, known for Gettysburg (1993), Gods and Generals (2003) and The American Gandhi (2016). He has been married to Jocelyn Jane Stilwell since September 9, 2000. They have two children.

Dick Roman "Supernatural" Charles Clark "90210" Ace "2 Broke Girls"

91. Brent Spiner

Actor | Star Trek: First Contact

Brent Spiner, whose primary claim to fame is his portrayal of the beloved android Data on the television series Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987), was born and raised in Houston, Texas. His parents, Sylvia (Schwartz) and Jack Spiner, owned and operated a furniture store, and were both from ...

Data "Star Trek" saga

92. Casey Deidrick

Actor | In the Dark

Casey Deidrick can currently (2019) be seen starring on The CW's hit new series In The Dark. Casey portrays Max, a food truck owner and associate of Darnell's who becomes attracted to Murphy.

Casey co-starred in the popular MTV series Teen Wolf where he portrayed Halwyn, a hundred year old Hellhound...

Max "In The Dark"

93. Will Ferrell

Producer | Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby

John William Ferrell was born in Irvine, California, to Betty Kay (Overman), a teacher, and Roy Lee Ferrell, Jr., a musician. His parents were originally from Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina.

A graduate of the University of Southern California, Ferrell became interested in performing while a student ...

Buddy "Elf" Mr. Business/Man Upstairs "Lego Movie" saga Jack "Bewitched" Ted/Man with Yellow Hat "Curious George" Brad "Daddy's Home", & "Daddy's Home 2" Dr. Rick Marshall "Land of the Lost" Megamind "Megamind" Mugatu "Zoolander" Mustafa "Austin Powers" saga

94. Ben Savage

Actor | Boy Meets World

Bennett "Ben" Joseph Savage was born on September 13th, 1980, in Chicago, Illinois. Ben got his start in acting when he appeared in his first commercial at the tender age of 5. From there, his first major speaking role was in the comedy series, Dear John (1988), opposite Judd Hirsch and fellow ...

Cory "Boy Meets World", & "Girl Meets World"

95. Keston John

Actor | Avatar 2

Keston John was born on August 17, 1984 in Randolph, Massachusetts, USA. He is known for his work on Avatar 2 (2022), In the Dark (2019) and The Good Place (2016).

Darnell "In The Dark"

96. Ian McDiarmid

Actor | Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith

Ian McDiarmid was born on August 11, 1944 in Carnoustie, Tayside, Scotland. He studied for a Master's degree in Clinical Psychology at the University of St. Andrews, but eventually found that his calling was in theatre. He went to the Royal Academy in Glasgow, where he received the prestigious gold...

Sheev Palpatine/Emperor Palpatine/Senator Palpatine/The Senate "Star Wars" saga

97. Joey Lawrence

Actor | Blossom

Joey Lawrence was born on April 20, 1976 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Joseph Lawrence Mignogna Jr. He is known for his work on Blossom (1990), Oliver & Company (1988) and Brotherly Love (1995). He has been married to Chandie Yawn-Nelson since July 3, 2005. They have two children. He ...

Vince "My Fake Fiance" Joey "Melissa & Joey" Joey "Blossom"

98. Steven Williams

Actor | Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday

Steven Williams was born on January 7, 1949 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. He is an actor and director, known for Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday (1993), The Blues Brothers (1980) and The X-Files (1993).

Rufus "Supernatural"

99. Jack Coleman

Actor | Heroes

John MacDonald "Jack" Coleman is an American actor and screenwriter, known for playing the role of Steven Carrington in the 1980s prime time soap opera Dynasty (1982-88), and for portraying Noah Bennet in the science-fiction drama series Heroes (2006-10). Coleman's first major role was in the soap ...

Noah "Heroes" Bill "The Vampire Diaries"

100. 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 ...

Malcolm "The Sixth Sense" Dr. Earnest Menville "Death Becomes Her" David "Unbreakable" trilogy James "12 Monkeys" Mikey "Look Who's Talking", & "Look Who's Talking Too" Harry "Armageddon" Korben "The Fifth Element" Butch "Pulp Fiction" Paul "Friends"

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