Actors to Watch

by riverlizzie | created - 22 Mar 2018 | updated - 2 weeks ago | Public

1. Naveen Andrews

Actor | The English Patient

Born Naveen William Sidney Andrews in London on January 17, 1969. His parents were both Indian immigrants from Kerala, India. In high school, he auditioned for drama school and was accepted at London's Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Two of his classmates were Ewan McGregor and David Thewlis ....

2. Beatrice White

Actress | National Theatre Live: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Beatrice White is an actress, known for Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (2018) and The Child in Time (2017).

3. Mozhan Marnò

Actress | The Blacklist

Marnò was born in Los Angeles, and went to boarding school at Phillips Academy, in Andover, Massachusetts. She then received a BA in Comparative Literature from Barnard College, Columbia University and an MFA in Acting at the Yale School of Drama. She has received additional training at the Guthrie...

4. Sorcha Cusack

Actress | Snatch

Sorcha Cusack was born on April 9, 1949 in Dublin, Ireland. She is an actress, known for Snatch (2000), Father Brown (2013) and Jane Eyre (1973). She is married to Nigel Cooke. They have two children.

5. Mandy Patinkin

Actor | Homeland

Mandy Patinkin was born Mandel Bruce Patinkin in Chicago, Illinois, to Doris "Doralee" (Sinton), a homemaker and cookbook writer, and Lester Patinkin, who operated two scrap metal plants. He is of Russian Jewish and Latvian Jewish descent. Growing up, he began singing in synagogue choirs at the age...

6. Jacob Latimore

Actor | Detroit

Hailed by Variety, Indiewire and The Wrap as an exciting breakout star, Jacob Latimore is quickly emerging as one of the most talented and versatile actors of his generation.

Recently Latimore drew strong critical acclaim for his star turn as Bo in 2016 Sundance Film Festival favorite SLEIGHT, ...

7. Alicia Vikander

Actress | Ex Machina

Alicia Vikander is a Swedish actress, dancer and producer. She was born and raised in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden, to Maria Fahl-Vikander, an actress of stage and screen, and Svante Vikander, a psychiatrist. She is of Swedish and one quarter Finnish descent. Alicia began acting as a ...

8. Michele Weaver

Actress | Love Is_

Michele Weaver works in all four categories of theater, commercial, film and television. She first got noticed starring in the two short films Diana Leigh (1960s musical) and Daughters of Eve ( Civil War Drama, AFI). She has played Dorothy Dandridge in The Nicolas Brothers Tribute and Marylin "A ...

9. John Light

Actor | Albert Nobbs

John Light was born on September 30, 1973 in Birmingham, England. He is an actor, known for Albert Nobbs (2011) and Love in a Cold Climate (2001). He was previously married to Neve Campbell.

10. Tyler Dean Flores

Actor | The Dark Knight Rises

Tyler Dean Flores is an actor, known for The Dark Knight Rises (2012), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999) and Already Gone (2019).

11. Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje

Actor | Lost

Born and raised in London, England, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje began his career as a model in Milan. He graduated with a masters degree in Law from London's prestigious Kings College, before moving to Los Angeles to make the transition to acting. Fluent in several languages, including English, ...

12. David Haydn-Jones

Actor | Supernatural

From his seemingly inauspicious beginnings in his hometown of Kyle, Saskatchewan to the glittering hustle and bustle of Los Angeles where David Haydn-Jones now resides, this versatile actor has never lost his old-fashioned values or hard-working ethics.

Reared in a household which he describes as "...

13. Dolores Drake

Actress | Trixie

Dolores Drake is an actress, known for Trixie (2000), Say It Isn't So (2001) and Taken Back: Finding Haley (2012).

14. Mark Deklin

Actor | Designated Survivor

A critically-acclaimed actor and fight director, Mark has worked on Broadway, Off-Broadway, and at regional theaters across the country in addition to his work in film and television. He holds an MFA from the University of Washington's PATP conservatory, as well as a BA from Penn State University (...

15. Colin Lawrence

Actor | Watchmen

Colin Lawrence was born on September 7, 1970 in London, England. He is an actor, known for Watchmen (2009), House of the Dead (2003) and The 6th Day (2000). He has been married to Lucia Walters since September 18, 1999. They have one child.

16. Zeeko Zaki

Actor | Allegiant

Zeeko Zaki was born in Alexandria, Egypt. He is an actor, known for Allegiant (2016), Stuck in Love. (2012) and 24: Legacy (2016).

17. Noah Mills

Actor | Sex and the City 2

Noah Mills is an actor born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He then moved to the United States where he was raised in Baltimore, Maryland. Noah started his career has a model while transitioning into acting. In 2017 he starred on the NBC Drama 'The Brave' as 'Joseph 'McG' McGuire' and can next been ...

18. Megan Hilty

Actress | Smash

Megan Hilty was born on March 29, 1981 in Bellevue, Washington, USA as Megan Kathleen Hilty. She is an actress, known for Smash (2012), BrainDead (2016) and Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return (2013). She has been married to Brian Gallagher since November 2, 2013. They have two children.

19. Jonathan Scarfe

Actor | The Equalizer 2

Jonathan Scarfe was born on December 16, 1975 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Jonathan J. Scarfe. He is an actor and producer, known for The Equalizer 2 (2018), Van Helsing (2016) and Hell on Wheels (2011). He has been married to Suki Kaiser since August 30, 1998. They have two children.

20. Michael Greyeyes

Actor | Blood Quantum

Michael Greyeyes is an actor, director, scholar and founding artistic director of Signal Theatre. He is Nêhiyaw (Plains Cree) from Muskeg Lake Cree Nation in Saskatchewan, Canada. His film work includes the role of Sitting Bull in "Woman Walks Ahead," (A24/ DirecTV) co-starring Jessica Chastain and...

21. Trevante Rhodes

Actor | Moonlight

Trevante Rhodes was born as Trevante Nemour Rhodes. He is an actor, known for Moonlight (2016), The Predator (2018) and Bird Box (2018).

22. Ray Fisher

Actor | Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Ray Fisher is an American stage actor, best known for his role in the comedy The Good, the Bad and the Confused. On April 24, 2014, it was announced that Fisher will portray the superhero Victor Stone/Cyborg in the upcoming film Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. and is expected to reprise his ...

23. Carlos Bernard

Actor | 24

Carlos Bernard was born on October 12, 1962 in Evanston, Illinois, USA as Carlos Bernard Papierski. He is an actor and director, known for 24 (2001), The Orville (2017) and Supergirl (2015). He has been married to Tessie Santiago since December 30, 2013. He was previously married to Sharisse ...

24. Adam Rayner

Actor | Tyrant

Adam Rayner was born in Shrewsbury, England but grew up near Norwich in Norfolk. Having an American mother and a British father means he has dual nationality, and the family lived in the United States when he was a child, albeit briefly, before returning to East Anglia. He attended Durham ...

25. Alex Tarrant

Actor | 800 Words

Alex Tarrant is an actor and cinematographer, known for 800 Words (2015), Tatau (2015) and Filthy Rich (2016).

26. Thomas Howes

Actor | Anna Karenina

Thomas Howes was born in 1986 in Doncaster, Yorkshire, England. He is an actor and composer, known for Anna Karenina (2012), Downton Abbey (2010) and Dark Angel (2016).

27. Samuel Anderson

Actor | The History Boys

Samuel Anderson was born in 1984 in England. He is an actor and producer, known for The History Boys (2006), Witless (2016) and The Lady in the Van (2015).

28. Simona Brown

Actress | Man Up

Simona Brown is an actress, known for Man Up (2015), The Night Manager (2016) and Outlander (2014).

29. Alexander Koch

Actor | Under the Dome

Born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, Koch was heavily involved in both local community and high-school theater productions. He attended the Theatre School at DePaul University.

Alexander Koch made his acting film debut as "Frank" in Eddie O'Keefe's independent short film The Ghosts. The film ...

30. Rob Yang

Actor | Succession

Rob Yang is known for his work on Succession (2018), The Americans (2013) and Living with Yourself (2019).

31. Clémence Poésy

Actress | In Bruges

Clémence Poésy was born Clémence Guichard in Paris in 1982. She took her mother's maiden name, Poésy, as her stage name. She attended an alternative school for most of her education, but spent her last year at L'École alsacienne.

She trained at the "Conservatoire National Supérieur d'Art Dramatique",...

32. Connor Crawford

Actor | Glitch

Connor Crawford is an actor, known for Glitch (2015), Winners & Losers (2011) and The Doctor Blake Mysteries (2013).

33. Jacob Gibson

Actor | Blairsden

Jacob Gibson is an actor, known for Blairsden, Grey's Anatomy (2005) and Greenleaf (2016).

34. William Ash

Actor | Mad About Mambo

William Ash was born on January 13, 1977 in Chadderton, Lancashire, England. He is an actor, known for Mad About Mambo (2000), Hush (2008) and Making Out (1989).

35. Matt Jones

Actor | Home

Matt Jones was born on November 1, 1981 in Sacramento, California, USA as Matthew Lee Jones. He is an actor and director, known for Home (2015), Brightburn (2019) and Red State (2011).

36. Zachary Levi

Actor | Chuck

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 "...

37. Gina Yashere

Actress | Bob Hearts Abishola

This dynamic young comedienne hailing from London via Nigeria has taken the comedy world by storm since her debut. In a few short years, she has become one of the most sought after comics in the country, making numerous appearances on Television, radio and the big screen.

This former lift engineer's...



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