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Actor | I Am Number Four
Alexander Richard Pettyfer was born in Hertfordshire and raised in Windsor. His mother, Lee (Robinson), is an interior designer. His father, Richard Pettyfer, is a fellow actor. His parents divorced and Alex now has a younger half-brother, James, from his mother's re-marriage to a property ...
3. Penn Badgley
Actor | Margin Call
Penn Badgley was born in Baltimore, Maryland, to Lynne Murphy Badgley and Duff Badgley, who worked as a newspaper reporter and carpenter. Badgley split his childhood years between Richmond, Virginia. and Seattle, Washington. In Seattle, he was involved in the Seattle Children's Theater and did ...
5. Dominic West
Actor | The Wire
Dominic West was born on October 15, 1969 in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England as Dominic Gerard Francis Eagleton West. He is an actor and producer, known for The Wire (2002), Chicago (2002) and Punisher: War Zone (2008). He has been married to Catherine Fitzgerald since June 26, 2010. They have four ...
Actor | The Devil's Double
Dominic Edward Cooper was born and raised in Greenwich, London, England. His mother, Julie (Heron), is a nursery school teacher and a keen theater-goer. His father, Brian Cooper, is an auctioneer. They divorced when Dominic was age 5. His maternal great-grandfather was film enthusiast E.T. Heron, ...
7. Tom Hopper
Actor | Black Sails
English-born Tom Hopper has come a long way in his acting career. A former student of Rose Bruford College where he studied acting, Tom Hopper has become widely known for his involvement in both films and in some of television's highly popular drama series including Merlin (2008) as the strongman ...
Actor | Blade
Stephen Dorff was born in Atlanta, Georgia, to Nancy and Steve Dorff, a composer. Chosen from over 2000 young men from around the world, he auditioned and won the coveted role of "PK" in John G. Avildsen's The Power of One (1992) in 1992, starring opposite Morgan Freeman, John Gielgud and Fay ...
10. Nico Mirallegro
Actor | Hollyoaks
Nico Mirallegro was born in Manchester, England, to an Italian father and Anglo-Irish mother. He attended The Manchester school of Acting for 3 years. He is best known for his roles in The Village, My Mad Fat Diary, Common and the recent British film Spike Island. Nico was selected in the 2012 ...
11. Nico Tortorella
Actor | Scream 4
Nico Tortorella is a native of Chicago Illinois. He started out in professional theater when they were in seventh grade. He was offered a contract with Ford Models when he stopped by an open call in 2007. In 2009 he played the character Razor in ABC Family's film "Twelve". He co-starred in the ...
12. Brandon Quinn
Actor | The Fosters
Brandon Quinn was most recently seen Guest starring on ABC's GRAND HOTEL and recurring on KEVIN PROBABLY SAVES THE WORLD. Previously, he was the male lead of the John Singleton series REBEL, while he simultaneously recurred on THE FOSTERS for 3 seasons. A native of Aurora, Colorado, Brandon got his...
13. Noah Wyle
Actor | ER
Noah Wyle was born in Hollywood, California, to Marjorie (Speer), an orthopedic head nurse, and Stephen Wyle, an entrepreneur and electrical engineer. He is one of six children. His father's family was Russian Jewish. Noah had early support for his acting ambitions from his stepfather, film ...
14. Mark Harmon
Thomas Mark Harmon was born on September 2, 1951, in Burbank, California, to football player and broadcaster Tom Harmon and actress and artist Elyse Knox (née Kornbrath). Harmon played college football and found success as one of TV's hunkiest actors. While many of his roles have relied on good ...
15. Josh Cooke
Actor | Dexter
Josh Cooke was born on November 22, 1979 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Joshua Gregory Cooke. He is an actor and writer, known for Dexter (2006), Committed (2005) and I Love You, Man (2009). He has been married to Eleisha Eagle since April 26, 2011. They have one child.
16. Oliver Hudson
Actor | Walk of Shame
Oliver Hudson was born on September 7, 1976 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Oliver Rutledge Hudson. He is an actor, known for Walk of Shame (2014), Executive Decision (1996) and Black Christmas (2006). He has been married to Erinn Bartlett since June 9, 2006. They have three children.
18. Costa Ronin
Actor | The Americans
Costa (short for Konstantin) was born and raised in Kaliningrad, a Russian exclave on the Baltic Sea between Poland and Lithuania, where he landed his first role at the age of five. In 1996 his family migrated to New Zealand, and then in 2001 to Australia, where he continued training and performing...
19. Damian Lewis
Actor | Band of Brothers
Damian Lewis was born on February 11, 1971, in St. John's Wood, London, England, to Charlotte Mary (Bowater), from an upper-class background, and J. Watcyn Lewis, a city broker whose own parents were Welsh. He was raised on Abbey Road in London until the age of 8 with his siblings Gareth, William, ...
21. James Denton
Actor | Desperate Housewives
The second of three children born to a dentist and his wife in Nashville, Tennessee, Denton grew up in Goodlettsville, Tennessee, attended Goodlettsville High School, briefly played basketball at a junior college, then went on to graduate with honors from the (national champion) University of ...
22. Grant Show
Actor | The Possession
Only son of Ed and Kathleen Show. Raised in San Jose, California with older sister, Kelly Show. He studied acting at Samuel Ayer High School, and then majored in theater arts at UCLA. His first professional role was "Rick Hyde" in Ryan's Hope (1975) from 1984 to 1987. He then took a year sabbatical...
23. Doug Savant
Actor | Desperate Housewives
Doug Savant was born on June 21, 1964 in Burbank, California, USA as Douglas Peter Savant. He is an actor, known for Desperate Housewives (2004), Godzilla (1998) and Trick or Treat (1986). He has been married to Laura Leighton since May 1998. They have two children. He was previously married to ...
25. Hoon Lee
Actor | Banshee
Hoon Lee is an award-winning American stage and screen actor. Born in Minnesota, he grew up in Connecticut and the Boston area before moving to New York.
Trained as a fine artist and graphic designer, he first worked in the tech industry as a creative director and interface designer before ...
26. Luke Mitchell
Actor | 7 Minutes
Originally wanting to be a professional tennis player, Luke began his acting career in Melbourne, Australia. He trained at the Film & Television Studio International and traveled around Australia with international entertainment company, Sudden Impact Entertainment. In his first professional acting ...
Actor | The Three Stooges
Chris grew up splitting his time between Greece and Canada. At age 9, he started doing TV commercials and professional theater. He left home at 18 to perform in a series of US national tours after which, he landed on Broadway. Chris now splits his time between New York and Los Angeles acting in TV ...
28. Josh Duhamel
Actor | Transformers
Joshua David Duhamel was born in Minot, North Dakota. His mother, Bonny L., is a retired high school teacher, and the Executive Director of Minot's Downtown Business & Profession Association, and his father, Larry Duhamel, is an advertisement salesman. Josh has three younger sisters: Ashlee, ...
29. Adam Sinclair
Actor | Rizzoli & Isles
Adam grew up in the Scottish town of East Kilbride, where he attended the local East Kilbride rep theater company - the same starting point for fellow Scots, actor John Hannah.
His passion for acting lasted throughout his childhood and he was accepted to Glasgow's prestigious RSAMD, straight from ...
34. Tom Lester
Actor | Benji
Born in Jackson, Mississippi. He was brought up on his grandfather's farm, shucking corn, fishing, hunting, and picking cotton. He graduated from the University of Mississippi, majoring in Chemistry. He taught science and biology at a school in Purcell, Oklahoma, before moving to Hollywood. Lester ...
35. Jeremy Sisto
Actor | Wrong Turn
Jeremy Sisto was born in Northern California, in a small town called Grass Valley. He is the son of actress Reedy Gibbs and jazz musician Dick Sisto. His film debut was in the movie Grand Canyon (1991). He studied at UCLA for a while and then started acting full time. Jeremy likes to play boccie (...
36. Alan Tudyk
Actor | Rogue One
Alan Tudyk was born in El Paso, Texas, and grew up in Plano, where he attended Plano Sr. High. In 1990, he went on to study drama at Lon Morris Jr. College. While there, he was awarded the Academic Excellence Award for Drama. He was also named Most Likely to Succeed and Sophomore Beau. During this ...
37. Parker Young
Actor | Imposters
Parker Charles William Young was born in Tucson, Arizona, to Karl and Zarina Young. He is the oldest of three children, and as a youth he enjoyed playing sports, rock climbing, paintballing, and exploring the Sonoran desert. In high school, football became Parker's main focus. As a sophomore he ...
38. Ike Barinholtz
Actor | Suicide Squad
Isaac "Ike" Barinholtz, born February 18, 1977, is an American actor, comedian, voice actor and writer, known as a cast member on MADtv (1995), from 2002-2007, and for his roles on The Mindy Project (2012) and Eastbound & Down (2009). He spent two years in Amsterdam with the famed comedy ...
42. Garret Dillahunt
Actor | 12 Years a Slave
Garret studied journalism at the University of Washington and received an MFA from New York University's Graduate Acting Program. He performed on and off Broadway and in theaters around the country before he also began pursuing film and television roles. A self described workaholic, he enjoys a ...
44. Luke Evans
Actor | Dracula Untold
Luke George Evans was born in Pontypool, Wales, and grew up in Aberbargoed, in the south of Wales. He is the son of Yvonne (Lewis) and David Evans. He moved to Cardiff at the age 17. He then won a scholarship to the London Studio Centre, and graduated in 2000.
He starred in many of London's West End...
45. Michael Sheen
Actor | Masters of Sex
Even though he had burned up the London stage for nearly a decade--and appeared in several films--Michael Sheen was not really "discovered" by American audiences until his critically-acclaimed turn as Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in the 1999 Broadway revival of "Amadeus".
Sheen was born in Newport, Wales...
Actor | True Blood
Alexander Johan Hjalmar Skarsgård was born in Stockholm, Sweden and is the eldest son of famed actor Stellan Skarsgård. Among his siblings are actors Gustaf Skarsgård, Bill Skarsgård, and Valter Skarsgård. For most of his formative years, his father was an acclaimed actor in Europe but had not yet ...
47. Sam Rockwell
Actor | Moon
Sam Rockwell was born on November 5, 1968, in San Mateo, California, the only child of two actors, Pete Rockwell and Penny Hess. The family moved to New York when he was two years old, living first in the Bronx and later in Manhattan. When Sam was five years old, his parents separated, at which ...
48. Mark Ruffalo
Actor | The Kids Are All Right
Mark Ruffalo was born in Kenosha, Wisconsin, to Marie Rose (Hebert), a stylist and hairdresser, and Frank Lawrence Ruffalo, a construction painter. His father's ancestry is Italian, and his mother is of half French-Canadian and half Italian descent. Mark moved with his family to Virginia Beach, ...
49. Max Thieriot
Actor | The Pacifier
Max Thieriot was born in 1988 in Los Altos Hills, California, and has two siblings. He was raised in Occidental, CA, and graduated from Sonoma Country Day School in 2002 and El Molino High School in 2006. He started acting when he took an improvisation class and modeled for GAP. He was also in two ...
50. Patrick Wilson
Actor | The Phantom of the Opera
Patrick Joseph Wilson was born in Norfolk, Virginia and raised in St. Petersburg, Florida, the son of Mary Kathryn (Burton), a voice teacher and professional singer, and John Franklin Wilson, a news anchor.
Wilson has a B.F.A. in Drama from Carnegie-Mellon University. His theater work has produced ...
51. James Norton
Actor | Happy Valley
James Norton was born in 1985 to two teachers and has a younger sister who is a doctor. Growing up in North Yorkshire he espoused acting at a very early age - playing Joseph in his primary school nativity play aged five - and, after leaving Ampleforth College he did work experience at the Stephen ...
52. Justin Chatwin
Actor | Dragonball Evolution
On the big screen, Chatwin recently appeared in Warner Bros.' Dax Shepard-directed feature, CHIPS, in which he stars opposite Vincent D'Onofrio And Michael Pena. He has also wrapped production on four independent films: THE SCENT OF RAN & LIGHTENING, along with Maika Monroe, Maggie Grace and Will ...
55. Nicolas Dibla
Actor | Sauvage
Born into a middle class family in the city of Constanta, Romania (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Constan%C8%9Ba), on the 21st of September 1985, Nicolas is one of the family's twin sons. Nicolas graduated in 2008 from the Ovidius State University with a Major in Political Sciences.
Openly gay and ...
56. Chris Geere
Actor | You're the Worst
Chris Geere is a British actor born in Cambridge in 1981, and brought up in the Winchester area of Hampshire, where his family still lives. He was initially interested in pursuing a career as an artist until a drama teacher encouraged him to play in his school's production of 'A Midsummer Night's ...
59. Travis Schuldt
Actor | The Boy Next Door
With a wide range of comedic and dramatic roles on television, film and the stage, Travis Schuldt is poised to become tomorrow's most exciting breakthrough story.
Currently seen as Sarah Chalke's forgiving boyfriend, Keith, on NBC's hit comedy, Scrubs (2001), Schuldt has quickly expanded the fan ...
60. Trent Garrett
Actor | Splitting Up Together
Trent Garrett was born in Yorktown, VA and is the son of Greg Garrett and Libby Garrett. He has 1 older brother and a younger brother and sister. He attended Liberty University for 1 semester but dropped out and decided to pursue his acting career. He has done a lot of modeling and has been in the ...
64. 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 ...
66. David Eigenberg
Actor | Sex and the City
David was born on Long Island, New York, and has a younger sister named Betsy and an older sister named Helen, who is also a gifted actor. The family moved to Illinois when David was 4 and moved all around the suburbs of Chicago--Evanston, Northbrook, Aurora, and finally Naperville when the town ...
69. Greg Austin
Actor | Mr Selfridge
Greg Austin is an English actor best known for his roles as a young Gordon Selfridge in ITV's Mr. Selfridge, and as Charlie Smith in the BBC Doctor Who spin-off, Class.
Prior to becoming an actor, Austin started as a dancer, leading him to study a musical theatre degree at Arts Educational in London...
70. Sean Teale
Actor | The Gifted
Sean James Teale (born 18 June 1992 in London) is an English actor, best known for his role of Nick Levan in the E4 teen drama Skins.
In January 2010 Teale played Derek in the short film Sergeant Slaughter, My Big Brother directed by Greg Williams starring Tom Hardy. Winner of Best Direction at the ...
Actor | Downton Abbey
Robert James-Collier was born on September 23, 1976 in Stockport (Salford), Greater Manchester, England. He is an actor, known for Downton Abbey (for which he won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series), The Ritual (2017) and Coronation Street (...
72. Charlie Cox
Actor | Daredevil
Charlie Thomas Cox was born in London, England, to Patricia C. A. (Harley) and Andrew Frederick Seaforth Cox, a publisher. He has English, Scottish, and Irish ancestry, and descends from several prominent forebears (Baronets of Agnew and Carnegie, an Earl of Findlater, and a Colonial Governor of ...
73. Hugh Dancy
Actor | Hannibal
Talented British actor Hugh Dancy is one of the UK's most noted young talents.
Hugh Michael Horace Dancy was born in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, to Sarah Ann (Birley), who works in academic publishing, and Jonathan Peter Dancy, a philosophy professor and writer. He has a brother, Jack (b...
Actor | Dracula Untold
Born in 1988 at Leamington Spa. Warwickshire, to knighted British actor Ben Kingsley and his theatrical director wife Alison Sutcliffe, Ferdinand has a brother Edmund and they both began appearing on stage in no-speaking roles as children. He also a brother Thomas Alexis Bhanji and sister Jasmine ...
78. Samuel Irons
Actor | Danny the Champion of the World
Samuel Irons was born on September 16, 1978 as Samuel James Brefni Irons. He is an actor, known for Danny the Champion of the World (1989), Giffoni Film Festival (1990) and Danny and the Dirty Dog: The Making of 'Roald Dahl's Danny the Champion of the World' (1989).
79. Iwan Rheon
Actor | Game of Thrones
Iwan Rheon (born 13 May 1985) is a Welsh actor, singer and musician, best known for portraying Ramsay Bolton in the HBO series Game of Thrones (2011), Simon Bellamy in the E4 series Misfits (2009) and Ash Weston in the ITV sitcom Vicious (2013).
Rheon was born in Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire. When he...
80. Taron Egerton
Actor | Rocketman
Taron Egerton is a British actor and singer, known for his roles in the British television series The Smoke, the 2014 action comedy film Kingsman: The Secret Service, and the film Rocketman (2019). He has also played Edward Brittain in the 2014 drama film Testament of Youth, appeared in the 2015 ...
81. Harris Dickinson
Actor | Beach Rats
Harris Dickinson is an actor, writer and director living in London. His passion for performing started at a young age attending Raw Academy. In March 2014, Harris performed Pauline McLynn's 'Angels' at the National Theatre, Southbank. After being funded to write and direct his first short film at a...
82. Jonah Hauer-King
Actor | Little Women
Jonah Hauer-King was born and raised in London. He is a dual citizen of the UK and the United States.
Jonah began his career at the Lyric Belfast, in Simon Stephen's 'Punk Rock'. He then went to Cambridge University, but juggled acting roles on stage and screen whilst he was there. His first feature...
83. Giles New
Giles New is an actor and writer, known for Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003), Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007) and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017).
84. Rhys Yates
Actor | Britannia
Rhys Yates is a British actor who grew up in a rough part of North West London. He first got involved with the arts when he was introduced to the National Youth Theatre's Playing Up programme which led him to gain the necessary qualifications to access Higher education. He trained at Rose Bruford ...
85. Ioan Gruffudd
Actor | Fantastic Four
Ioan Gruffudd was born on October 6, 1973 in Cardiff, Wales, UK to educators Gillian (James) and Peter Gruffudd. He has a brother, Alun, who is two years younger and a sister, Siwan, who is seven years younger. He got his start at age 13 in the Welsh soap opera Pobol y Cwm (1974). He attended the ...
86. Sacha Dhawan
Actor | After Earth
Sacha Dhawan was born in Bramhall, Stockport to Hindu parents though he actually attended a Roman Catholic secondary school, Thomas Aquinas College, in nearby Stockport, where one of the authors whom he studied for his final exams was Alan Bennett, with whom he was very impressed. He began as a ...
87. Kalani Queypo
Actor | Jamestown
Kalani Queypo is an actor, dancer, director, writer and producer of Indigenous American (Blackfeet), Indigenous Hawaiian and Swedish descent. Best known for his acting roles in The Royal Tenebaums, Aspen the Series and Saints & Strangers, he often portrays Native American or indigenous characters ...
91. Josh Hartnett
Actor | Lucky Number Slevin
Joshua Daniel Hartnett was born in Saint Paul, Minnesota, to Wendy Anne (Kronstedt) and Daniel Thomas Hartnett, a building manager. His father is of Irish and German descent, and his mother is of Swedish and Norwegian ancestry. Hartnett graduated from South High School in Minneapolis in June of ...
92. Josh Holloway
Actor | Lost
Josh Holloway was born on July 20, 1969 in San Jose, California, USA as Josh Lee Holloway. He is an actor and producer, known for Lost (2004), Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011) and Sabotage (2014). He has been married to Yessica Kumala since October 1, 2004. They have two children.
93. James Brolin
Actor | Traffic
James Brolin was born on July 18, 1940 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Craig Kenneth Bruderlin. He is an actor and producer, known for Traffic (2000), The Amityville Horror (1979) and Westworld (1973). He has been married to Barbra Streisand since July 1, 1998. He was previously married to Jan ...
94. Josh Brolin
Actor | Avengers: Endgame
Rugged features and a natural charm have worked for Josh Brolin, the son of actor James Brolin. He has played roles as a policeman, a hunter, and the President of the United States.
Brolin was born February 12, 1968 in Santa Monica, California, to Jane Cameron (Agee), a Texas-born wildlife activist,...
95. Jonathan Tucker
Actor | The Ruins
Jonathan is a film and television actor born in Boston, Massachusetts, May 31, 1982. While still in third grade, he was a part of a ballet production of "The Nutcracker." After High School he earned admittance to Columbia University in New York City, but instead elected to pursue his acting career....
97. Matt Dillon
Actor | There's Something About Mary
Matt Dillon's successful film career has spanned over three decades and has showcased his wide range of dramatic and comedic talents. Dillon displayed his versatility with an arresting performance co-starring as a racist cop in the critically acclaimed Paul Haggis film Crash. This role earned him ...
98. Frank Grillo
Actor | The Grey
The oldest of three children, Frank Grillo was born in New York City, to an Italian-American family. He grew up in upstate New York, and got his first taste of acting in high school where he was in many plays. Frank was also a gifted athlete and his dream was to play sports professionally. Frank ...
99. Matt Lanter
Actor | Disaster Movie
Matthew Mackendree Lanter was born April 1, 1983 in Massillon, Stark County, Ohio, to Jana Kay (Wincek) and Joseph Hayes Lanter. He has a sister, Kara. When he was eight years old, he moved to Atlanta, Georgia, where his father's family is from. His recent ancestry includes Polish, English, ...
100. Michael Steger
Actor | 90210
Michael Steger was born on May 27, 1980 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Michael Mateus Steger. He is an actor and producer, known for 90210 (2008), Ana Maria in Novela Land (2015) and True Blood (2008). He has been married to Brandee Steger since November 15, 2008.