Up and Coming Actors

by sax-dale | created - 18 Dec 2011 | updated - 18 Dec 2011 | Public

Actors you might not recognize yet but will soon.

1. Hunter G. Williams

Producer | Call to Action

Born June 23rd in Tarzana Ca, Hunter is the son of celebrated hair stylist Marlene D Williams and stunt man Richard Williams. Growing up on set was intriguing to young Hunter, getting to meet many of Hollywood's A list.

He excelled in sports, and after high school traveled Europe playing minor ...

2. Victor Webster

Actor | Surrogates

Victor Webster was born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. In the summer of 1973 Victor and his family moved to San Clemente, Ca. where he attended high school. After graduation he attended Saddleback Junior College, and then went on to become a stockbroker. He later owned and operated an import/export ...

3. Ingo Rademacher

Actor | General Hospital

Ingo Rademacher - Australian Actor is best known for his long-running leading role of Jax on ABC's "General Hospital", Ingo Rademacher. He was a model in Brisbane and Sydney before landing his first acting role playing Sean Hayden on the Australian Series "Paradise Beach" (1993). He made the move ...

4. Chris Hayes

Actor | Divergent

Timothy Christopher Hayes was the first of three sons born to Tim Hayes, an executive for Bayer Healthcare, and Susan Hayes, an interior refiner. Though Hayes took his first breaths in San Antonio, Texas, his time in the Lone Star State would be short-lived, due to the demands of his father's ...

5. Max Greenfield

Actor | New Girl

Max Greenfield was born on September 4, 1980 in Dobbs Ferry, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for New Girl (2011), The Big Short (2015) and About Alex (2014). He has been married to Tess Sanchez since 2008. They have two children.

6. Xavier Dolan

Actor | Tom à la ferme

Xavier Dolan was born on March 20, 1989 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada as Xavier Dolan-Tadros. He is an actor and writer, known for Tom à la ferme (2013), I Killed My Mother (2009) and Heartbeats (2010).

7. Louis Garrel

Actor | The Dreamers

Louis Garrel was born on June 14, 1983 in Paris, France. He is an actor and director, known for The Dreamers (2003), Love Songs (2007) and Les deux amis (2015). He has been married to Laetitia Casta since June 2017. He was previously married to Golshifteh Farahani.

8. 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 (...

9. James Scott

Actor | Days of Our Lives

James Scott was born on January 14, 1979 in Newcastle Upon Tyne, England. He is an actor, known for Days of Our Lives (1965), All My Children (1970) and The Way We Weren't (2009).

10. Kyle Lowder

Actor | Days of Our Lives

Kyle Lowder is an Emmy-nominated and award-winning actor and singer. He was accepted into the School of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University, and began their intensive BFA Drama program. In early 2000 during his sophomore year in college, however, destiny called when an invitation to ...

11. Mark Hapka

Actor | Parallels

Mark Hapka was born on May 29, 1982 in Buffalo, New York, USA as Mark David Hapka. He is an actor and producer, known for Parallels (2015), Beyond the Mat (2013) and Days of Our Lives (1965).

12. Colton Haynes

Actor | San Andreas

American actor and model Colton Lee Haynes was born in Wichita, Kansas, to Dana Denise (Mitchell) and William Clayton Haynes. He began modeling at age 15 and his first success came with an Abercrombie & Fitch campaign. He also modeled for J.C. Penney, Kira Plastinina, and Ralph Lauren. He is best ...

13. Travis Caldwell

Stunts | The Magnificent Seven

Travis Caldwell, came to Los Angeles with his passion to pursue an acting career. He has studied with Michael Woolsen (The Michael Woolsen Studio), and attended 8 years of Improv classes out of his liking to perform for live audiences. He recently worked on ABC's The Gates as series regular Charlie...

14. Benjamin Stone

Actor | The Nine Lives of Chloe King

Benjamin Stone is most known for playing the leading role of 'Alek' in the hit ABC Family series 'The Nine Lives of Chloe King'. Playing the quintessential romantic lead is very much within Stone's wheelhouse as proven by the huge online response from his incredible portrayal of 'Alek'. the fantasy...

15. David Walton

Actor | Bad Moms

David Walton was born in Boston, MA. His father is John Hunter Walton Jr and his mother is Carolyn K Walton. He has four sisters (Francie Karlen, Jennifer Burke, Hilary Lehman, and Amanda Walton) and two brothers (Will Hovey and Burr Hovey). He began his acting career playing Petruchio in a 9th ...

16. Josh Turner

Soundtrack | An Unfinished Life

Josh Turner was born on November 20, 1977 in Hannah, South Carolina, USA as Josh Otis Turner. He has been married to Jennifer Ford since June 14, 2003. They have four children.

17. Billy Campbell

Actor | The Rocketeer

American actor Billy Campbell was born on July 7, 1959 in Charlottesville, Virginia. He came to prominence playing Luke Fuller on Dynasty (1981), the gay lover of character Steven Carrington, on what was then the top-rated TV show in America. He followed this up playing Detective Joey Indelli on ...

18. William Levy

Actor | Resident Evil: The Final Chapter

William Levy was born on August 29, 1980 in Havana, Cuba as William Gutiérrez Levy. He is an actor and producer, known for Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016), Addicted (2014) and The Single Moms Club (2014).

19. John Barrowman

Actor | Torchwood

Born in Glasgow, Scotland, and raised in Joliet, Illinois. He returned to the UK, for a 6 month Shakespeare semester with the United States International University of San Diego, but left to star in the musical production of "Anything Goes," with Elaine Page. He went on to star in "Miss Saigon," "...

20. Jo Weil

Actor | The Toymaker

Jo was born August 29, 1977 in Frankfurt, Germany. As soon as he realized that acting was his future, he enrolled in drama workshops and classes in order to prepare for his future in theatre and television.

Throughout 1998 through 2006, Jo studied in play workshops, Arturo Drama School and enrolled ...

21. Leonardo Sbaraglia

Actor | Intacto

Leonardo Sbaraglia was born on June 30, 1970 in Sáenz Peña, Tres de Febrero, Buenos Aires, Argentina as Leonardo Máximo Sbaraglia. He is an actor, known for Intacto (2001), Burnt Money (2000) and Relatos salvajes (2014). He has been married to Guadalupe Marin since 2001. They have one child.

22. Mitch Hewer

Actor | Skins

Mitch Hewer was born on July 1, 1989 in Bristol, England as Mitchell Scott Hewer. He is an actor, known for Skins (2007), Behaving Badly (2014) and Sagittarius.

23. Scott Bailey

Actor | Bank Roll

Scott Bailey was born on December 16, 1978 in Florissant, Missouri, USA. He is an actor, known for Bank Roll (2012), Backlight (2010) and Timeless (2016). He has been married to Adrienne Frantz since November 11, 2011.

24. Ryan Kelley

Actor | Mean Creek

Ryan Kelley was born on August 31, 1986 in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, USA as Ryan Jonathan Kelley. He is an actor, known for Mean Creek (2004), Prayers for Bobby (2009) and Ben 10: Alien Swarm (2009).

25. Jake Silbermann

Actor | As the World Turns

Jake Silbermann was born on June 1, 1983 in New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for As the World Turns (1956), Consciousness (2017) and Person of Interest (2011).

26. Alex Dimitriades

Actor | Head On

Alex Dimitriades was born on December 28, 1973 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia as Alexander Dimitriades. He is an actor, known for Head On (1998), Ghost Ship (2002) and Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo (2005).

27. Julian Garner

Actor | Muriel's Wedding

Julian Garner was born on October 1, 1970 in Penang, Malaysia. He is known for his work on Muriel's Wedding (1994), Top of the Lake (2013) and Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995).

28. Randy Harrison

Actor | Queer as Folk

Randy Harrison was born in Nashua, New Hampshire, USA and graduated high school in Atlanta, GA. Harrison began acting as a child eventually receiving a BFA from Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. He is best known for his role as Justin Taylor in the Showtime series Queer as Folk (2000). ...

29. Jai Rodriguez

Actor | The Producers

Emmy Award-winning television host/actor Jai Rodriguez began his career at age 18 when he was cast in the role of Angel in the critically acclaimed Broadway musical RENT. Jai continued his Broadway career, appearing in shows like The Producers and Spinning Into Butter, and he created and performed ...

30. Avan Jogia

Actor | Ghost Wars

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," directed by Oscar nominee Agnieszka Holland. Jogia followed up with a recurring role on the SyFy Channel hit series "Caprica," as well as becoming...

31. Jake T. Austin

Actor | Wizards of Waverly Place

Jake T. Austin was born Jake Austin Szymanski in New York City, to Giny Rodriguez Toranzo and Joe Szymanski. His middle initial is taken from his mother's name Toranzo. He has a younger sister, Ava. His father has Polish, English, and Irish ancestry, and his mother is of Puerto Rican, Argentinian, ...

32. Spencer Boldman

Actor | Cruise

Spencer Boldman is an American actor, born July 28, 1992 in Dallas, Texas. Boldman will play the male lead in the highly anticipated film Cruise, written and directed by Rob Siegel. Cruise is set during the summer of 1987 in Queens, NY, and revolves around Gio Marchetti (Boldman), who loves racing ...

33. Shane Kippel

Actor | Degrassi: The Next Generation

Shane Kippel was born on June 4, 1986 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Shane Warren Kippel. He is an actor, known for Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001), Dog Pound (2010) and Degrassi: Next Class (2016).

34. Mitchel Musso

Actor | Monster House

Born in Rockwall, a suburb of Dallas, Texas, Musso began his professional acting career at the age of eight, following in the footsteps of many family members who are actors and musicians. He resides in Los Angeles. In his spare time he loves to hang out with his friends, go to the beach, write ...

35. Kendall Schmidt

Artificial Intelligence: AI

Kendall Schmidt was born on November 2, 1990 in Wichita, Kansas, USA as Kendall Francis Schmidt. He is known for his work on A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001), Big Time Rush (2009) and CSI: Miami (2002).

36. Simon Miller

Actor | Between Love & Goodbye

Simon Miller is an actor and producer, known for Between Love & Goodbye (2008), Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks (2014) and Gossip Girl (2007).

37. Ben Rauch

Actor | Jersey Boys

Ben Rauch is an actor and writer, known for Jersey Boys (2014), Girls (2012) and Gossip Girl (2007).

38. Matt O'Leary

Actor | Frailty

Matt O'Leary was born on July 6, 1987 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Matthew Joseph O'Leary. He is an actor and director, known for Frailty (2001), Live Free or Die Hard (2007) and Death Sentence (2007).

39. Yani Gellman

Actor | Jason X

Yani Gellman was born on September 2, 1985 in Miami, Florida, USA. He is an actor, known for Jason X (2001), The Lizzie McGuire Movie (2003) and Pretty Little Liars (2010).

40. Brett Davern

Actor | Love & Mercy

Born and raised in Edmonds, Washington. Brett attended Edmonds-Woodway High School. During his summers, he would travel to Stagedoor Manor Theatrical Training Center in upstate New York. After graduating from AMDA in New York he lived and auditioned in the city until landing a lead role in his ...

41. Michael Bolten

Actor | Flipped

Michael Bolten was born on July 27, 1991 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA as Michael Christopher Bolten. He is known for his work on Flipped (2010), Miss Behave (2010) and Letters to God (2010).

42. Bradfield Griffith

Actor | Dirty Laundry

Bradfield Griffith is an actor, known for Dirty Laundry (2006) and Love for Passion (2015).

43. Travis Milne

Actor | Rookie Blue

An actor more recently known for his portrayal as Chris Diaz on Rookie Blue.

George Travis Darold Milne XI is Norwegian, Scottish, Irish, English, and Czech Republic - In other words Canadian. He was born July 18th, 1986 in a Northern town called Fort McMurray, AB. His Parents are George Milne X, an...

44. Evan Williams

Actor | Versailles

Evan Williams was born in Alberta, Canada, and spent most of his childhood in Calgary. He credits his father, an engineer, and his mother, a professional artist, for their generosity in supporting him as he sought out his own creative outlet. He performed first in choir and musical theater ...

45. Raymond Ablack

Actor | Teenagers

Raymond was born and raised in Toronto, Canada. Bitten by the performance bug, on stage as Young Simba in The Lion King at the Princess of Wales theatre, at age 11, Raymond has enjoyed performing and entertaining ever since.

He achieved international recognition for his role on Degrassi: The Next ...

46. Tony Oller

Actor | The Purge

Tony Oller has been acting and singing since age 9. He has numerous commercial, film and voice over credits prior to his more prominent series regular roles on TeenNick ("Gigantic") and The Disney Channel ("As The Bell Rings"). He began his career in Houston, Texas where he resided until his move ...

47. Mike Lobel

Actor | Degrassi: The Next Generation

Michael Ryan "Mike" Lobel (born March 7, 1984) is a Canadian actor.

Born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, he is the oldest of three siblings.

At a young age he began showing interest in music and visual arts which drew him to Etobicoke School of the Arts. He attended ESA from 1998 to 2003, first majoring...

48. Casey Deidrick

Actor | Eye Candy

Casey Deidrick can currently (2017) be seen on the hit MTV series Teen Wolf. Casey portrays Halwyn, a former resident of Eichen House who just so happens to be a hundred year old Hellhound with mysterious ties to an ancient evil now threatening Beacon Hills in the aftermath of the Ghost Riders and ...

49. Ken Baumann

Actor | The Secret Life of the American Teenager

Ken Baumann was born on August 8, 1989 in Urbana, Illinois, USA as Kenneth Robert Baumann. He is an actor and writer, known for The Secret Life of the American Teenager (2008), Castle (2009) and Eli Stone (2008). He has been married to Aviva Baumann since June 16, 2012.

50. Grant Harvey

Actor | The Secret Life of the American Teenager

GRANT HARVEY is one of the most promising young actors to emerge out of Los Angeles. In addition to Jordan Ross' THUMPER which The Orchard bought following the world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival, Harvey co-stars in JUVENILE, the directorial debut of Bradley Buecker, one of Ryan Murphy's ...

51. Jared Kusnitz

Actor | Underemployed

Jared Kusnitz was born on November 8, 1988 in the USA. He is known for his work on Underemployed (2012), Dance of the Dead (2008) and Prom (2011).

52. Shane Coffey

Actor | Pretty Little Liars

Shane Coffey is an actor and director, known for Pretty Little Liars (2010), Sugar Mountain (2016) and Aquarians (2017).

53. Ryan L. Curtis

Actor | Cougar Town

Ryan L. Curtis is an actor, known for Cougar Town (2009), The Secret Life of the American Teenager (2008) and 90210 (2008).

54. Gregory Michael

Actor | Greek

Growing up in Pennsylvania he discovered early in life his love of performing. He explored this through school activities. Then, in his early teens Gregory became very active in community theater, landing him leading roles in various musicals and plays; some of which were performed at the famous ...

55. Brad Gorton

Actor | Get Real

Brad Gorton was born on June 8, 1974 as Bradley Horace Gorton. He is an actor, known for Get Real (1998), London's Burning (1988) and Footballers' Wives (2002).

56. Danny Dyer

Actor | The Football Factory

Danny Dyer was born in Canning Town, east London, UK on 24th July 1977. Danny was spotted at his local Sunday School, by an agent who auditioned him for the part of Martin Fletcher in the Granada Television series Prime Suspect 3 (1993). At the age of 14 he was given the part and found himself ...

57. Marshall Allman

Actor | Hostage

Marshall Allman, born April 5th, 1984 in Austin, Texas, realized his talent for acting at the age of seventeen when he was given his first role in a summer production of Clive Barker's "The History of the Devil". Giving up his pursuits in art and athletics, he moved to Hollywood weeks after ...

58. Hosea Chanchez

Actor | The Game

Chanchez was born in Montgomery, Alabama, and spent the majority of his childhood in Atlanta. He was raised by a loving family who recognized his talents and encouraged him to pursue his dreams. From the moment he sang along to his grandmother's records, Chanchez displayed an inherent knack for ...

59. Pooch Hall

Actor | The Game

Pooch Hall was born on February 8th 1976 in Brockton, Massachusetts. There he played football, ran track and boxed. Pooch won the Southern New England golden gloves in 1994. He started acting at the age of 21. He started in commercials and then made his debut in the film Lift (2001). He played ...

60. Jensen Atwood

Actor | Noah's Arc: Jumping the Broom

Jensen Atwood - played love interest to Oscar® Winner Halle Berry in Oprah Winfrey's Their Eyes Were Watching God, while working alongside the legendary and Academy Award® nominated Ruby Dee, as the unforgettable Johnny Taylor.

Historically Atwood, played a series regular in two groundbreaking ...