Superhero Youngsters

by Breumaster | created - 7 months ago | updated - 6 months ago | Public

In some superhero movies, the stars started to portray superhero characters which are younger than 25 y.o. Some of them stayed in the franchises over years, others just for one movie.

Which of these actors portrayed his/her character the best?

Please tell us here.

1. Tobey Maguire

Actor | Brothers

Tobias Vincent Maguire was born in Santa Monica, California. His parents were 18 and 20, and not yet married, when he was born. His mother, Wendy (Brown), did advertising, publicity, and acting in Hollywood for years as she coached and managed Tobey. His father, Vincent Maguire, was a cook and ...

2. Andrew Garfield

Actor | Hacksaw Ridge

Andrew Russell Garfield was born in Los Angeles, California, to a British mother, Lynn, and American father, Richard Garfield. When he was three, he moved to Surrey, U.K., with his parents and older brother. He is of English and Polish Jewish heritage. Andrew was raised in a middle class family, ...

3. Tom Holland

Actor | Spider-Man: Homecoming

Thomas Stanley Holland was born in Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey, to Nicola Elizabeth (Frost), a photographer, and Dominic Holland (Dominic Anthony Holland), who is a comedian and author. His paternal grandparents were from the Isle of Man and Ireland, respectively. He lives with his parents and ...

4. Chloë Grace Moretz

Actress | Kick-Ass

Chloë Grace Moretz was born in Atlanta, Georgia, to Teri (Duke), a nurse, and McCoy Lee Moretz, a plastic surgeon. She has four brothers, all older, including actor Trevor Duke-Moretz. Her ancestry is mostly German and English.

Chloë's first two appearances were as Violet in two episodes of the ...

5. Aaron Taylor-Johnson

Actor | Nocturnal Animals

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 ...

Kick-Ass (2010), Kick-Ass 2 (2013)

Dave Lizewski, Kick-Ass

6. Nicholas Hoult

Actor | Mad Max: Fury Road

Nicholas Hoult was born on December 7, 1989 in Wokingham, Berkshire, England, UK as Nicholas Caradoc Hoult. His parents are Glenis Hoult, a piano teacher and Roger Hoult, a pilot. He has three siblings, two sisters and one brother. His great-aunt was one of the most popular actresses of her time, ...

7. Bill Milner

Actor | Son of Rambow

Bill Milner was born on March 4, 1995 in Surrey, England as William Henry Milner. He is an actor and producer, known for Son of Rambow (2007), Anthropoid (2016) and Is Anybody There? (2008).

8. Morgan Lily

Actress | 2012

Morgan Lily Gross is an American actress and model from San Francisco. She is known for playing a young Mystique in X-Men: First Class and Lily Curtis from 2012. Other works she acted in include Henry Poole Is Here, Joe Bell, Claws, Grey's Anatomy, Curb Your Enthusiasm, CSI, Shameless, He's Just ...

9. Jennifer Lawrence

Actress | The Hunger Games

As the highest-paid actress in the world in 2015 and 2016, and with her films grossing over $5.5 billion worldwide, Jennifer Lawrence is often cited as the most successful actress of her generation. She is also thus far the only person born in the 1990s to have won an acting Oscar.

Jennifer Shrader ...

10. Laurence Belcher

Actor | X: First Class

Laurence Belcher was born on December 27, 1995 in Surrey, England as Laurence Joseph Belcher. He is an actor, known for X-Men: First Class (2011), Diana (2013) and The Shadow Within (2007).

X: First Class (2011)

Young Charles Xavier

11. James McAvoy

Actor | Filth

McAvoy was born on 21 April 1979 in Glasgow, Scotland, to James, a bus driver, and Elizabeth (née Johnstone), a nurse. He was raised on a housing estate in Drumchapel, Glasgow by his maternal grandparents (James, a butcher, and Mary), after his parents divorced when James was 11. He went to St ...

12. Lucas Till

Actor | X: First Class

Lucas Daniel Till was born in Fort Hood, Texas, to Dana Lyn (née Brady) and John Mark Till, a lieutenant colonel in the army. He spent most of his childhood growing up in the suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia. Lucas's family quickly noticed, when he was at a very young age, that he had an affinity for ...

13. Evan Peters

Actor | X-Men: Apocalypse

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

14. Zoë Kravitz

Actress | Mad Max: Fury Road

Zoë Isabella Kravitz, the daughter of singer/actor Lenny Kravitz and actress Lisa Bonet, was born on December 1, 1988 in Los Angeles, California. She is of half African-American (from her father's mother and her mother's father) and half Ashkenazi Jewish (from her father's father and her mother's ...

X: First Class (2011)

Angel Salvadore

15. Elliot Page

Actor | Juno

Elliot Page was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia to Martha Philpotts, a teacher, and Dennis Page, a graphic designer. Page wanted to start acting at an early age and attended the Neptune Theater School. They began their career at the age of 10 on the award-winning television series Pit Pony (1999), for...

16. Caleb Landry Jones

Actor | Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Caleb Landry Jones was born on December 7, 1989 in Garland, Texas, USA as Caleb Jones. He is an actor and director, known for Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017), X-Men: First Class (2011) and Get Out (2017).

X: First Class (2011)

Cassidy, Banshee

17. Edi Gathegi

Actor | StartUp

Edi Gathegi was born on March 10, 1979 in Nairobi, Kenya as Edi Mue Gathegi. He is an actor and producer, known for StartUp (2016), Princess of the Row (2019) and The Harder They Fall (2021).

X: First Class (2011)

Darwin / Armando Muñoz

18. Aaron Taylor-Johnson

Actor | Nocturnal Animals

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. Zachary Levi

Actor | Shazam!

The middle child between two sisters, Zachary Levi was born as Zachary Levi Pugh on September 29, 1980 in Lake Charles, Louisiana, to Susan (Hoctor) and Darrell Alton Pugh. He uses his middle name as his stage surname because his birth name, "Pugh", which is of Welsh origin, sounds too much like "...

20. Mary Elizabeth Winstead

Actress | 10 Cloverfield Lane

Mary Elizabeth Winstead is an actress known for her versatile work in a variety of film and television projects. Possibly most known for her role as Ramona Flowers in Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010), she has also starred in critically acclaimed independent films such as Smashed (2012), for which...

21. Michael Cera

Actor | Superbad

Canadian actor Michael Cera was born in Brampton, Ontario, to parents who worked for Xerox. His mother, Linda, who is from Quebec, has English, Irish, Scottish, and Dutch ancestry, and his father, Luigi Cera, is Italian (from Sicily). Michael is the middle child between two sisters. He was educated...

22. Elliot Page

Actor | Juno

Elliot Page was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia to Martha Philpotts, a teacher, and Dennis Page, a graphic designer. Page wanted to start acting at an early age and attended the Neptune Theater School. They began their career at the age of 10 on the award-winning television series Pit Pony (1999), for...



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