Actors I Like

by zogarreal | created - 01 Sep 2018 | updated - 7 hours ago | Public

1. Owen Egerton

Actor | Blood Fest

Award winning filmmaker and novelist Owen Egerton is the writer/director of Mercy Black, Follow and Blood Fest. He's also the author of the story collection How Best to Avoid Dying and the novels Everyone Says That at the End of the World and The Book of Harold, the Illegitimate Son of God. His ...

2. Greg Grunberg

Actor | Alias

Gregory Phillip "Greg" Grunberg is an American television and film actor. He is best known for starring as Matt Parkman in the NBC television series Heroes and "Snap" Wexley in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. He has often appeared in works produced and directed by childhood friend J. J. Abrams. He is...

3. Sigourney Weaver

Actress | Avatar

Sigourney Weaver was born Susan Alexandra Weaver in Leroy Hospital in Manhattan, New York City. Her father, TV producer Sylvester L. Weaver Jr., originally wanted to name her Flavia, because of his passion for Roman history (he had already named her elder brother Trajan). Her mother, Elizabeth ...

4. Seth Rogen

Actor | This Is the End

An actor, comedian and writer, Seth Rogen has come a long way from doing stand-up comedy as a teen.

Rogen was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, to Sandy (Belogus), a social worker, and Mark Rogen, who worked for non-profits. His father is American-born and his mother is Canadian. He is of Russian...

5. Danny McBride

Actor | Pineapple Express

Danny McBride was born on December 29, 1976 in Statesboro, Georgia, USA as Daniel Richard McBride. He is an actor and writer, known for Pineapple Express (2008), Vice Principals (2016) and Up in the Air (2009). He has been married to Gia Ruiz since October 9, 2010. They have one child.

6. Gillian Anderson

Actress | The X Files

Gillian Anderson was born in Chicago, Illinois, to Rosemary Alyce (Lane), a computer analyst, and Homer Edward Anderson III, who owned a film post-production company. Gillian started her career as a member of an amateur actor group while at high school. In 1987, her love of the theatre took her to ...

7. David Strathairn

Actor | Good Night, and Good Luck.

David Russell Strathairn was born on January 26, 1949 in San Francisco, California. He is the son of Mary Frances (Frazier), a nurse, and Thomas Scott Strathairn, Jr., a physician. He has two siblings, Tom and Anne. His ancestry includes English, Scottish, Irish, Portuguese, Native Hawaiian, and ...

8. Hannah Emily Anderson

Actress | Jigsaw

Hannah Emily Anderson is an actress and producer, known for Jigsaw (2017), Dark Phoenix (2019) and Killjoys (2015).

9. Laurence Fishburne

Actor | The Matrix

One of Hollywood's most talented and versatile performers and the recipient of a truckload of NAACP Image awards, Laurence John Fishburne III was born in Augusta, Georgia on July 30, 1961, to Hattie Bell (Crawford), a teacher, and Laurence John Fishburne, Jr., a juvenile corrections officer.

His ...

10. Logan Marshall-Green

Actor | The Invitation

Logan is a native of Charleston, South Carolina. His parents are both drama teachers. His mother, Lowry Marshall, is the artistic director of Brown University's repertory theatre department.

Logan graduated with a Master's in Fine Arts from New York University's Graduate Acting Program at the Tisch ...

11. Stanley Tucci

Actor | Big Night

Actor Stanley Tucci was born on November 11, 1960, in Peekskill, New York. He is the son of Joan (Tropiano), a writer, and Stanley Tucci, an art teacher. His family is Italian-American, with origins in Calabria.

Tucci took an interest in acting while in high school, and went on to attend the State ...

12. Ohad Knoller

Actor | Yossi & Jagger

Ohad Knoller was born on September 28, 1976 in Tel Aviv, Israel. He is an actor and writer, known for Yossi & Jagger (2002), Yossi (2012) and Munich (2005). He was previously married to Noa Raban.

13. Guillermo Díaz

Actor | Half Baked

Guillermo Díaz was born in 1975 in New Jersey, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Half Baked (1998), Cop Out (2010) and Scandal (2012).

14. Olivia Cooke

Actress | Ready Player One

Olivia Cooke was born and raised in Oldham, a former textile manufacturing town in Greater Manchester, North West England. She comes from a family of non-actors; her father, John, is a retired police officer, and her mother is a sales representative. Cooke attended Royton and Crompton Secondary ...

15. Anya Taylor-Joy

Actress | The VVitch: A New-England Folktale

Anya Josephine Marie Taylor-Joy was born in Miami, Florida, the youngest of six children. Her mother is African-Spanish-English and her father is Scottish-Argentinian. She lived her whole life between Argentina and England. Her dad was an international banker but gave it all up to race motorboats. ...

16. Shane Jacobson

Actor | Kenny

Shane Jacobson an Australian actor, presenter and entertainer, having worked in radio, film, stage and television, and with some of the biggest names in the business for more than 25 years.

Performing has always been an important part of Shane's life. It all began for him at the age of 10 in amateur...

17. Leon Cain

Actor | The Suicide Theory

Leon Cain was born on December 12, 1983 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia as Leon Gerard Wilson Cain. He is an actor, known for The Suicide Theory (2014), The Anthesis of Man (2017) and Terra Nova (2011).

18. Brian Keane

Actor | BearCity 2: The Proposal

Brian Keane is an actor, known for BearCity 2: The Proposal (2012), House of Cards (2013) and Ray Donovan (2013).

19. Kristian Nairn

Actor | Game of Thrones

Kristian Nairn is a Northern Irish Actor and Musician. He is a successful DJ, having performed alongside acts such as the Scissor Sisters. He has worked Worldwide. Game of Thrones marks Nairn's first major acting role. He plays the role of the enigmatic fan favorite character, Hodor. He also ...

20. Angus Sampson

Actor | Mad Max: Fury Road

Angus Sampson was born on February 12, 1979 in Australia as Angus Murray Lincoln Sampson. He is an actor and writer, known for Mad Max: Fury Road (2015), Fargo (2014) and Winchester (2018).

21. Karlos Drinkwater

Actor | Spartacus: Blood and Sand

Karlos Drinkwater was born on May 17, 1976 in Hawera, Taranaki, New Zealand. He is an actor, known for Spartacus (2010), The Devil's Rock (2011) and The Market (2005).

22. Joshua Paul

Editorial_department | Stan Helsing

Joshua Paul was born as Joshua Paul Olson. He is a producer and actor, known for Stan Helsing (2009), Hurt (2017) and Deep in the Valley: DVD Naked Commentary (2010).

23. Jon Hamm

Actor | Mad Men

Jon Hamm was born on March 10, 1971 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA as Jonathan Daniel Hamm. He is an actor and producer, known for Mad Men (2007), The Town (2010) and Million Dollar Arm (2014).

24. Pilou Asbæk

Actor | Ghost in the Shell

Pilou Asbæk graduated from The Danish National School of Performing Arts in 2008. In the same year, he played the leading role in Niels Arden Oplev's drama Worlds Apart. In 2010 he had his breakthrough as the inmate Rune in Lindholm & Noer's prison drama R for which he won the price for Best actor ...

25. Katharine Isabelle

Actress | Ginger Snaps

Katharine Isabelle was born Katharine Isobel Murray in Vancouver, British Columbia to Graeme Murray, an art director and production designer who has won two Emmy Awards for his special effects work on the television series The X-Files (1993) and Gail Murray, an amateur Vancouver writer and producer...

26. Jason Ritter

Actor | Freddy vs. Jason

Co-creator of "Morning Knight, Inc." with actress/writer/director Marianna Palka. His theater credits include Wendy Wasserstein's "Third" directed by Daniel Sullivan (Lincoln Center, NYC), Neil LaBute's "The Distance From Here" directed by David Leveaux (Almeida at King's Cross, London) and Tom ...

27. Burnie Burns

Producer | Red vs. Blue

Burnie Burns is an American film producer, animated filmmaker known for his Machinima work on the Red vs. Blue series. Also an actor, he appeared in the 2015 movie The Outfield. He joined the cast of The Amazing Race in season 28. He is also one of the co-founders of Rooster Teeth Productions. He ...

28. Colton Dunn

Actor | Key and Peele

Colton Dunn was born on June 30, 1977 in Normal, Illinois, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Key and Peele (2012), Hatchet II (2010) and Blockers (2018).

29. Melissa George

Actress | Hunted

The second of four children, Australian actress Melissa George was born in Perth, Western Australia in 1976. The daughter of Pamela, a nurse, and Glenn George, a construction worker, Melissa initially expressed interest in various forms of dance rather than acting. During her childhood, George ...

30. Ryan Reynolds

Actor | Deadpool 2

Ryan Rodney Reynolds was born on October 23, 1976 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, the youngest of four children. His father, James Chester Reynolds, was a food wholesaler, and his mother, Tamara Lee "Tammy" (Stewart), worked as a retail-store saleswoman. He has Irish and Scottish ancestry. ...

31. Christopher Rygh

Actor | The Head Hunter

Christopher Rygh trained at Oslo's prestigious Norsk Skuespillerinstitutt with subsequent professional roles across Norwegian stage and television. In recent years Christopher has rapidly become the "go to" actor for Scandinavian brawn and combat roles. His recent lead in US cult horror director ...

32. Kristian Bruun

Actor | Ready or Not

Kristian Bruun was born and raised in Toronto. He attended Valley Forge Military Academy in Pennsylvania, Queen's University in Ontario and the George Brown Theatre School in Toronto. He has lived and worked in Germany and the UK, and has performed in theatres across Canada. He has also trained ...

33. Clare Higgins

Actress | Hellraiser

Clare Higgins honed her craft at the Manchester and the Royal Exchange Theater, where, among her credits, she had leading roles in the plays "The Deep Man", "Measure For Measure" and "A Streetcar Named Desire", in which she played Stella. At the same time, she was busily carving a niche for herself...

34. Chris Bauer

Actor | The Wire

Chris Bauer was born on October 28, 1966 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Mark Christopher Bauer. He is an actor, known for The Wire (2002), True Blood (2008) and The Deuce (2017). He has been married to Laura Bauer since May 12, 1997. They have two children.

35. Adam Ild Rohweder

Actor | A Young Man with High Potential

Adam Ild Rohweder was born on October 3, 1987 in Copenhagen, Denmark as Adam Ild Schjøtt Rohweder. He is an actor, known for A Young Man with High Potential (2018), Holiday (2018) and Gold Coast (2015).

36. Luke Hemsworth

Actor | Thor: Ragnarok

Luke Hemsworth is known for his work on Thor: Ragnarok (2017), Westworld (2016) and Thor: The Dark World (2013). He has been married to Samantha since December 15, 2007. They have four children.

37. Ty Olsson

Actor | War for the Planet of the Apes

Ty Olsson was born on January 28, 1974 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada as Tyler Olsson. He is an actor, known for War for the Planet of the Apes (2017), X2: X-Men United (2003) and Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011). He was previously married to Leanna Nash.

38. Sal Velez Jr.

Actor | Black Summer

Sal Velez Jr. is one of Hollywood's most versatile actors, who can currently be seen in the Netflix Original Series, "BLACK SUMMER", released in over 90 countries world wide and currently sits among top five shows to watch! In the role of William, alongside Jaime King, Sal Velez Jr was submitted by...

39. David Denman

Actor | Brightburn

Film, TV and stage actor David Denman was born in the Orange County, California suburb of Newport Beach. Denman grew up all over Southern California and spent some time in Sequim, Washington attending 8 different schools along the way. After becoming involved in high school theatrics at Fountain ...

40. Demián Bichir

Actor | The Hateful Eight

Demián Bichir Najera was born in Mexico City, Mexico, to Maricruz Nájera (María de la Cruz Nájera Botello), an actress, and Alejandro Bichir (Alejandro Bichir Batres), a theatre director. His parents met in the theatre. He has two brothers who are also actors, Bruno Bichir and Odiseo Bichir. Demián...

41. Cody Heuer

Actor | The 16th Episode

Cody Wayne Heuer is an American actor, writer, and singer known for Mark in Jerome Cohen-Olivar's "The 16th Episode" and Tyler Whitebols in Dan Steadman's "Proximity" with St. Louis Cardinal pitcher Adam Wainwright. Previous roles include stage productions of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, 9 to 5: The ...

42. Emory Cohen

Actor | Brooklyn

Emory Cohen was born in New York City. He graduated from Elisabeth Irwin High School and started acting at UArts in Philadelphia, receiving a full scholarship.

His first major role was portraying Leo, son of Julia Houston's character (portrayed by Debra Messing) on NBC's Smash (2012). His stand-out ...

43. Winston Duke

Actor | Black Panther

Winston Duke is an actor and producer, known for Black Panther (2018), Avengers: Infinity War (2018) and Person of Interest (2011).

44. Elisabeth Moss

Actress | The One I Love

Elisabeth Moss is an American actress. She is best known for the AMC series Mad Men (2007-2015), Hulu series The Handmaid's Tale (2017) and the film The One I Love (2014).

Initially, Moss had aspirations of becoming a professional dancer. In her adolescence, she traveled to New York City to study ...

45. Moe Dunford

Actor | Vikings

Moe Dunford is an actor, known for Vikings (2013), Patrick's Day (2014) and Gridlock (2016).

46. Jack O'Connell

Actor | Unbroken

Jack O'Connell was born in Alvaston, Derby, England, to Alison J. (Gutteridge) and John Patrick O'Connell. His mother is English, and worked at British Midland, and his father was Irish (from County Kerry), and worked on the railways for Bombardier. Jack went to Saint Benedict Catholic School, and ...

47. Antony Starr

Actor | Outrageous Fortune

Antony Starr was born on October 25, 1975 in New Zealand. He is an actor, known for Outrageous Fortune (2005), Wish You Were Here (2012) and Without a Paddle (2004).

48. Kit Dale

Actor | Iron Sky: The Coming Race

Born 1986 in Melbourne, Australia.

A highly trained martial artist with a black belt in Brazilian jiu jitsu.

2X World Pro BJJ Champion 2X World Pro Silver Medalist Brazilian National Champion 2X Asian Open Champion Copa Podio Grand Prix competitor Copa de Bullterrior Champion 14x Pan Pacific Champion ...

49. Henry Gibson

Actor | Nashville

Henry Gibson was born on 21 September 1935 in Germantown, Pennsylvnia. Before appearing in films and television series, he was a child star on the stage during the 1940s and during the late 1950s he was an intelligence officer in the U.S. Air Force. His screen debut came in 1963 when he was cast in...

50. Gus Kenworthy

Actor | Olympic Dreams

Gus Kenworthy was born on October 1, 1991 in Chelmsford, Essex, England as Augustus Richard Kenworthy. He is an actor, known for Olympic Dreams (2019), American Horror Story (2011) and Sharknado 5: Global Swarming (2017).



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