My top young actors on the rise 2013

by samuelcaruana | created - 18 Nov 2012 | updated - 23 Jan 2013 | Public

This is my list of top young actors on the rise. A few of whom, I've already had the good fortune of working with !

1. Ashleigh Craig

Actress | Crush

Ashleigh Craig is an actress, known for Crush (2013), Seeing Through (2016) and Flare: The Hunt (2012).

2. Christian Hutcherson

Actor | Dark

Christian Hutcherson is known for his work on Dark (2017), Survivor's Remorse (2014) and How I Met Your Mother (2005).

Amazing young actor, I hope to work with soon.

3. Samantha Elizondo

Actress | Shadow of the Monarch

Samantha Elizondo is known for her work on Shadow of the Monarch (2017), Black-ish (2014) and Tina for President (2012).


4. Sasha Hayden Zitofsky

Self | Oprah's Master Class

Sasha Hayden Zitofsky is an actor, known for Oprah's Master Class (2011), Christian et Christine (2013) and Imaginary Friend (2009).


5. Eryn Nicole Pablico

Actress | Chicago P.D.

Eryn Nicole Pablico is an actress, known for Chicago P.D. (2014), Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000) and Best Friends Whenever (2015).


6. Ismaelpeter Casillas Nelson

Actor | Hard Sell

Ismaelpeter was born on August 14, 1997 in Brooklyn, New York he is of Irish descent. His grandparents Charlotte Mae and George Nelson were born in Cork, Ireland. He is 4th generation Irish. He began his career at the ripe age of 2 1/2 years old. He was photographed by the New York Post in 2000, ...


7. Edward Sass III

The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Edward Sass III was born as Edward Anthony Sass III. He is known for his work on The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014), The Cure (2012) and Diwali Dream Garage (2014).


8. Christian Elizondo

Actor | Sam & Cat

Christian Elizondo is an actor, known for Sam & Cat (2013), Detained in the Desert (2013) and Jerry's Scary's (2011).


9. Alexander Arzu

Actor | The Player

Alexander Charles Arzu was born in Fontana, California. Alexander's father is from Belize, Central America and mother from Kansas City, Missouri. Alexander is also blessed with having two older sisters, Alexis and Ciara that are also both musically talented.

At the age of 3 ½, Alexander started ...

" MOMS "

10. Taylor Hay


Born in San Diego, CA, Taylor Hay began acting at the age of four when she was cast in the first commercial she ever auditioned for. She worked steadily, building her body of work, until she was diagnosed with cancer at the age of nine. With that news, everything came to a halt. Once she regained ...

11. Richard Meehan

Actor | Hidden Truth

Richard Meehan lives in the oldest town on Cape Cod with his parents and younger brother Joshua. He is an "old soul", someone whose sensitivity and emotion is well beyond his years. Richard leaves a lasting impression on everyone he meets both young and old.

Richard was introduced to acting during ...

12. Alexis Matthews

Actress | Southland

Alexis Matthews is an actress, known for Southland (2009), Abide in Me (2011) and Futurestates (2010).

" MOMS "

13. Laci Kay

Actress | Sweet 16

Laci was born in Tyler, TX where her two sisters, (Meagan and Heather) and one brother (Jake) were also born. She is the baby of the family. She lived in Whitehouse, TX with them while she attended Stepping Stone preschool in Tyler, TX for 2 years and then she attended Kindergarten and 1st grade at...


14. Thor Wahlestedt

Actor | Come Morning

Thor Wahlestedt is an actor, known for Come Morning (2012), Burn Notice (2007) and Apollyon (2018).

15. Tyler Michael Brown

Actor | The Wedding Ringer

Tyler Michael Brown is an actor, known for The Wedding Ringer (2015), Torn: The Willie Lynch Letter (2012) and CandyLand: A Web Series (2012).

" MOMS "

16. Zachary Haven

Actor | Father Figures

Zachary Haven is known for his work on Father Figures (2017), Airplane vs. Volcano (2014) and Criminal Minds (2005).

17. Caleb Barwick

Actor | No One Knows

Caleb was born in Kirkland, Washington. He moved with his family to Round Rock, Texas, where he still resides, in October 2006. Caleb began his career in acting, on a summer whim. Spy Kids 4 was casting extras and his mother sent in his picture to be considered. He was called to attend and was ...

18. Carmel Savage

Actress | The Void

Carmel Savage is a professional Film & Television actress. Born in Australia, Carmel's early performing ambitions leaned toward the theater and after a string of successful lead performances, she was awarded the Dux of Theater for her graduating year.

After traveling the world, Carmel began studying...

19. David Knoll

Actor | Kid's Town

David Knoll is a Canadian actor with a wide range of experience performing in short films, features, commercials and episodic television/web series. His love of acting started when he was six after his parents enrolled him in a local acting school where he mastered the fundamentals of his craft. At...

20. Sean Martin

Actor | Modified: Innocence Lost

Sean Martin was born on the 5th of April 2000 and recalls wanting to act since the tender age of two years old. This lively and eloquent youngster grew serious about acting at ten years old. His acting debut was as "Young Francisco" of Monsters Inside Me, an Animal Planet series. Martin's career ...

21. Omar Kelly

Actor | Love Magical

Hashim Marlee lives with his parents in Englewood, NJ. Born in 1999, his interest in becoming an actor was sparked one summer in 2008 during summer camp when he performed in Jack in the Bean Stalk. Later, Hahim expressed an interest in appearing on TV and his mother immediately enrolled him in ...

22. Draeven McGowan

Actor | Nightmare Time

Draeven is a young up and coming bilingual (French/English) Canadian actor who discovered his passion for acting when he was just 12 years old. Draeven is represented by Characters Agency in Vancouver, British Columbia. Most recently, he was cast as "Asshole" in the TBS Pilot - Nightmare Times; as ...

23. Ella Wahlestedt

Actress | Earth to Echo

Ella Linnea Wahlestedt was born in Stockholm, Sweden and lived there for 6 years, before moving to the United States. She is the daughter of Lisa, a doctor, and Claes Wahlestedt, M.D. and Ph.D., a drug researcher. Her father is Swedish and her mother is an American of German and Swedish/Norwegian ...

24. Kya Haywood

Actor | The Campaign

Kya Haywood was born in Thomaston, Georgia USA. Kya is the youngest of 4 sons born to Keith & Heather Haywood. His career was off to a great start upon booking his first print job at 1 day old for Upson regional medical center where he was born, his image can still be seen on their website today.


25. Meredith Prunty

Actress | Chop Chicks

Meredith Prunty was first introduced to the world of acting in her role as "Abigail" in a theater production of "Huckleberry Finn" and was so determined after that experience to become an actress that she convinced her mother to let her pursue her dream. Acting in every opportunity that came her way...

26. Eden Duncan-Smith

Actress | Annie

15 year old Brooklyn native, activist and actor who believes in universal equality, global peace and respect for every breathing creator. She uses all forms of art to articulate the belief and inspire others to take the same just stand. As a dancer, she has studied at Dance Theatre of Harlem, the ...

27. Gregory Kasyan

Actor | Hawaii Five-0

Gregory Kasyan recently earned his breakout role in the gritty, widely anticipated indie, "Quest," portraying Mills, the son of Betsy Brandt (Breaking Bad) and stepson of Lou Diamond Phillips (Longmire). Kasyan plays the gentle hearted juvenile delinquent who comes from an abusive home. Fans see ...

28. Maxwell Chase

Actor | The Librarians

Maxwell Chase is an actor best known for playing Leonard Cole in The Librarians (TNT) with Rebecca Romijn & Christian Kane and appearing opposite Garrett M. Brown in the award winning film Hello, My Name Is Frank. He has been seen in feature, animated and short films, web series, voiceover, ...

29. Andrew M. Chamberlain

Actor | Hide Your Smiling Faces

Andrew M. Chamberlain got his start in the theater at nine years old after auditioning for A Christmas Carol on a dare and landing the part of Boy Scrooge. After the show closed, Andrew wanted to keep working and found roles in films, many of which screened at festivals all over the world. His ...