Actorsby mindsetfree-881-742546 | created - 01 Mar 2016 | updated - 5 days ago | Public
Actor | Guardians of the Galaxy
Peter Serafinowicz was born on July 10, 1972 in Liverpool, England as Peter Szymon Serafinowicz. He is an actor and producer, known for Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), Spy (2015) and Shaun of the Dead (2004). He is married to Sarah Alexander. They have two children.
Actor | Gosford Park
Jeremy Philip Northam was born in Cambridge, England to parents John and Rachel, both university professors. John Northam is best known for his translations of Henrik Ibsen. The family moved to Bristol, in 1972, where Jeremy attended Bristol Grammar School. Jeremy graduated from Bedford College, ...
Actor | Game of Thrones
Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson is an Icelandic professional strongman, actor, and former professional basketball player.
On 31 January 2015, Björnsson beat a 1000-year-old record set by Orm Storolfsson at the World's Strongest Viking competition in Norway, where he carried a 10 m (33 ft) long 650 kg (1,430...
Richard Coyle was born and raised in Sheffield, in the UK with his four brothers. He began his career when, studying politics and philosophy at York University (1992 - 1995), he got interested in amateur dramatics and traveled to the Edinburgh festival twice.
A decision to raise funds to study at ...
7. Diego Luna
Actor | Rogue One
Diego Luna Alexander was born on December 29, 1979 in Mexico City, Mexico, to Alejandro Luna and Fiona Alexander, who worked as a costume designer. His father is Mexican and his mother was British, of Scottish and English descent. His mother died when Diego was only two, in a car accident. He soon ...
Actor | Live by Night
Robert Glenister (born 11 March 1960) is a popular British actor probably best known, amongst other roles, as con-man Ash "Three Socks" Morgan in the hit British TV series Hustle (2004).
His impressive career has spanned nearly three decades, and he has starred in several hit British television ...
Actor | Good Will Hunting
Scott William Winters is the brother of actor Dean Winters and writer Brad Winters. His sister Blair is married to executive producer/writer Jorge Zamacona. Scott is married to Jennifer Logan Winters. They have 2 daughters, Grace and Faith. Scott is from New York and attended Northwestern ...
Actor | Underworld: Evolution
Steven Mackintosh was born on April 30, 1967 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England. He is an actor, known for Underworld: Evolution (2006), Rang De Basanti (2006) and Memphis Belle (1990). He has been married to Lisa Jacobs since 1989. They have two children.
14. Cliff Curtis
Actor | Sunshine
Cliff Curtis was born in Rotorua, New Zealand, on July 27, 1968.
He is of New Zealand Maori descent (with Ngati Hauiti and Te Arawa tribal affiliations). He enrolled at the New Zealand Drama School, and then the Teatro Dmitri Scoula in Switzerland.
After returning to New Zealand from Europe, he was ...
15. Eddie Murphy
Actor | The Nutty Professor
Edward Regan Murphy was born April 3, 1961 in Brooklyn, New York, to Lillian Lynch (born: Lillian Laney), a telephone operator, and Charles Edward Murphy, a transit police officer who was also an amateur comedian and actor. After his father died, his mother married Vernon Lynch, a foreman at a ...
17. Paul Bettany
Paul Bettany is an English actor. He first came to the attention of mainstream audiences when he appeared in the British film Gangster No. 1 (2000), and director Brian Helgeland's film A Knight's Tale (2001). He has gone on to appear in a wide variety of films, including A Beautiful Mind (2001), ...
Art_department | The Flood
James was born in South London, England. Working as freelance film production crew in the Art Department as a Graphic Designer, in Props and as a Set Dresser. With some roles as a Picture Double/Stand-in, he's recently worked as a Film Aviation Coordinator and as a Production Assistant on upcoming ...
19. Jimmi Simpson
Actor | Date Night
Jimmi Simpson is an American actor. He was born in Hackettstown, New Jersey, the youngest of three brothers. After graduating from Bloomsburg University with a Bachelor of Arts in theater, he acted for four seasons at the Williamstown Theatre Festival in Massachusetts.
Simpson made his film debut in...
20. Jason Isaacs
Jason Isaacs was born in Liverpool, the third of four children of Sheila and Eric Isaacs. His parents were both from Jewish families (from Eastern Europe). He studied law at Bristol University and graduated in 1985 with a degree in law but decided to study acting. While at Bristol University, he ...
22. Richard Roxburgh
Actor | Moulin Rouge!
Richard Roxburgh was born on January 23, 1962 in Albury, New South Wales, Australia. He is an actor and writer, known for Moulin Rouge! (2001), Van Helsing (2004) and Rake (2010). He has been married to Silvia Colloca since September 25, 2004. They have three children.
23. Lyriq Bent
Actor | Acrimony
After graduating college with high honors, Lyriq Bent originally began his career as a Computer Graphic Technician. Bent's plans, however, were short-lived as he decided to take up acting on a dare. Since then, his career has gained considerable momentum with numerous film and television ...
24. Pedro Pascal
Actor | Game of Thrones
Pedro Pascal is a Chilean-born American actor. He is best known for portraying the roles of Oberyn Martell in the fourth season of the HBO series Game of Thrones and Javier Peña in the Netflix series Narcos.
In 2016 he starred in the American-Chinese film The Great Wall alongside Matt Damon.
Actor | The Rise of the Krays
Versatile and eclectic Actor, Nathanjohn was brought up in a strong working class environment. He studied Dramatic Art in England and later Acting for Film in LA and NYC. Nathanjohn is completely at home in front of the camera and draws upon all his life experiences when portraying characters. He ...
26. Shia LaBeouf
Actor | Honey Boy
Shia Saide LaBeouf was born in Los Angeles, California, to Shayna (Saide) and Jeffrey Craig LaBeouf, and is an only child. His mother is from an Ashkenazi Jewish family, while his father has Cajun (French) ancestry. His parents are divorced. He started his career by doing stand-up comedy around ...
27. Kevin Spacey
Actor | The Usual Suspects
Kevin Spacey Fowler, better known by his stage name Kevin Spacey, is an American actor of screen and stage, film director, producer, screenwriter and singer. He began his career as a stage actor during the 1980s before obtaining supporting roles in film and television. He gained critical acclaim in...
29. 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. ...
30. James D'Arcy
Actor | Cloud Atlas
James D'Arcy was born Simon Richard D'Arcy in London, England, to Caroline (O'Connor) and Richard D'Arcy. He was raised by his mother, a nurse. He trained at LAMDA and graduated in July 1995. During his three-year course, he gained acting experience by appearing in the plays "Heracles", "As You ...
31. Ben Daniels
Actor | The Exorcist
Ben Daniels is a multi-award winning performer who is equally at home whether working in Film, Television or Theatre. He was born in the Midlands and became interested in acting through drama lessons while at comprehensive school. He began his career after leaving London's prestigious LAMDA drama ...
32. Peter Sullivan
Actor | Poldark
Peter Sullivan was brought up in a political family and was originally expected to be a lawyer and politician but after seeing a bio-pic about James Dean, he secretly auditioned for drama school and only told his parents a week before term started. After Central, he trained in New York under Uta ...
33. James Purefoy
Actor | Rome
James Brian Mark Purefoy was born and brought up in Taunton, Somerset, England, the son of Shirley (Taylor), who ran an employment agency, and Anthony Chetwynd Purefoy. After leaving school at the age of sixteen, he took a succession of different jobs, including working on a pig farm and as a ...
35. Eric Stoltz
Actor | Pulp Fiction
Eric Cameron Stoltz is a theater-trained actor and producer who has starred in both independent and studio films. He was born on September 30, 1961 in Whittier, California, to Evelyn Vawter, a violinist and schoolteacher, and Jack Stoltz, an elementary school teacher. He has German, English, and ...
36. Matthew Lillard
Actor | Scooby-Doo
Matthew Lillard was born in Lansing, Michigan, to Paula and Jeffrey Lillard. He lived with his family in Tustin, California, from first grade to high school graduation. The summer after high school, he was hired as an extra for Ghoulies Go to College (1990). Matthew was the MC of the Nickelodeon ...
37. Josh Stewart
Actor | Interstellar
Joshua Regnall Stewart was born in Diana, West Virginia, to Margie (Skidmore) and Charles Regnall Stewart, a teacher and Baptist pastor. He studied at the T. Schreiber studios in New York City and was a company member of the 13th Street Repertory Theatre. He continued his work in theater in Los ...
Actor | Sorry to Bother You
LaKeith Lee Stanfield is an actor and rapper from Victorville, California. At the age of fifteen, LaKeith began attending the John Casablancas Modeling & Career Center in Orange County. A few years later, he auditioned for Destin Cretton's then college thesis film Short Term 12 (2008). Later, the ...
39. Oscar Isaac
Actor | Ex Machina
Oscar Isaac was born Óscar Isaac Hernández Estrada in Guatemala, to a Guatemalan mother, María Eugenia, and a Cuban father, Oscar Gonzalo Hernández-Cano, a pulmonologist. Oscar was raised in Miami, Florida. Before he became an actor, he played lead guitar and sang vocals in his band the Blinking ...
42. Jason Momoa
Actor | Aquaman
Joseph Jason Namakaeha Momoa was born on August 1, 1979, in Honolulu, Hawaii. He is the son of Coni (Lemke), a photographer, and Joseph Momoa, a painter. His father is of Hawaiian descent and his mother, who is from Iowa, is of mostly German ancestry. Jason was raised in Norwalk, Iowa, by his ...
44. Terry O'Quinn
Actor | Lost
Terrance Quinn (born July 15, 1952), known professionally as Terry O'Quinn, is an American actor. He played John Locke on the TV series Lost, the title role in The Stepfather and Stepfather II, and Peter Watts in Millennium, which ran for three seasons (1996-1999). He has also hosted Mysteries of ...
47. Alexis Rodney
Actor | Guardians of the Galaxy
Alexis Rodney is an actor/producer best known for his work in Films such as Guardians of the Galaxy, Killing Jesus, Buffalo Soldiers, Kick Ass 2. Alexis started acting in 1997 at the prestigious National Youth Theatre of Great Britain. The following year he attended an open audition for the seminal...
48. Erick Hayden
Actor | Doctor Who
Erick Hayden is an American Actor well known for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Spectre, and the highly anticipated live action Dumbo which is coming out in 2019. He was born in Massachusetts on April 9, 1971. He moved to Alaska in 1981 and worked in various jobs before becoming a theatre...
49. 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 ...
50. Cillian Murphy
Actor | 28 Days Later...
Striking Irish actor Cillian Murphy was born in Douglas, the oldest child of Brendan Murphy, who works for the Irish Department of Education, and a mother who is a teacher of French. He has three younger siblings. Murphy was educated at Presentation Brothers College, Cork. He went on to study law ...
52. Sean Maguire
Actor | Once Upon a Time
Sean was born on 18 April 1976 in Ilford, Essex, England. He made his acting debut at the age of five in Voyage Around My Father with Sir Laurence Olivier. Many TV roles for UK television followed including Tegs in Grange Hill, Aiden Brosnan in EastEnders, Marty in Dangerfield and Lee in Sunburn (...
Actor | Enterprise
Anthony Montgomery was born on June 2, 1971 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. He is an actor, known for Star Trek: Enterprise (2001), General Hospital (1963) and I'm Through with White Girls (The Inevitable Undoing of Jay Brooks) (2007). He was previously married to Adrienne.
54. Daniel Wu
Actor | Warcraft
Daniel Wu was born on September 30, 1974 in Berkeley, California, USA as Daniel N. Wu. He is an actor and producer, known for Warcraft (2016), Europa Report (2013) and The Man with the Iron Fists (2012). He has been married to Lisa S. since April 6, 2010. They have one child.
Actor | Face/Off
Alessandro Nivola was born on June 28, 1972 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as Alessandro Antine Nivola. He is an actor and producer, known for Face/Off (1997), Jurassic Park III (2001) and American Hustle (2013). He has been married to Emily Mortimer since January 3, 2003. They have two children.
57. Ken Leung
Actor | The Sopranos
Ken Leung was raised in the Two Bridges section of the Lower East Side in New York City. His family moved to Midwood, Brooklyn where he grew up before finishing high school in Old Bridge, New Jersey. He attended NYU and studied acting with Catherine Russell and Nan Smithner, then briefly with Anne ...
Actor | Christopher and His Kind
Alexander Dreymon was born February 7, 1983 in Germany and grew up in France, Switzerland and the United States. He studied in Paris and trained three years at Drama Centre London. Dreymon worked on stage in London and Paris and made his screen debut alongside Doctor Who star Matt Smith in the ...
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 ...
61. Spencer Garrett
Actor | Yes Man
A third-generation actor, Spencer is the son of actress Kathleen Nolan, a former two-term president of the Screen Actors Guild. Father is Richard Heckenkamp, former head of Film Artists Associates, a talent agency. Spencer was raised in New York and Los Angeles and attended Duke and Fordham ...
62. Xander Berkeley
Actor | Terminator 2: Judgment Day
Xander's father was a painter and his mother a school teacher who sewed, providing him with costumes (his preference over toys). School plays and Community Theater were next. An experimental theater troupe in the area (which was an offshoot from Joseph Chaikin's Open Theater in New York) took ...
63. Chance Kelly
Actor | Generation Kill
Chance has enjoyed a wide array of roles, noted for his character's intensity and presence. These characters include, among others: Randall Cody Watts (Banshee - Cinemax), Ed Cutler (Aquarius - NBC), Elvis Howell (Law & Order: Criminal Intent - Disciple), Col. Steven "Godfather" Ferrando (...
64. Lennie James
Actor | The Walking Dead
Lennie James was born in Nottingham to Trinidadian parents, and grew up in South London. His mother, Phyllis Mary James, died when he was 12. Lennie and his older brother went into a council children's home. When he was 16 he was fostered with a social worker who had two older children, and they ...
65. Luke Treadaway
Actor | Attack the Block
Luke trained at LAMDA and the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain.
Film credits include: "A Street Cat Named Bob," winner of the Best British Film Award, National Film Awards, 2017 (Shooting Script Films); "Ethel and Ernest" (Lupus Films); "The Rack Pack" (BBC/Zeppotron); "Unbroken" (Universal ...
66. Harry Treadaway
Actor | The Lone Ranger
Harry John Newman Treadaway (born 10 September 1984) is an English actor known for his performance as Victor Frankenstein on the horror-drama series Penny Dreadful.
Born at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital in Exeter, Devon, Treadaway was brought up in Sandford, Devon. His father is an architect ...
68. David Meunier
Actor | Justified
A dual citizen of Luxembourg and the United States, David Meunier was born in Portland, Oregon February 5th, 1973 into a long line of farmers, carpenters, clothiers, and inventors from Luxembourg, Germany, and Russia. Although he considered pursuing a graphic arts major in college, Meunier instead ...
69. Kris Wu
Soundtrack | xXx: Return of Xander Cage
Kris Wu (Chinese name: Wu Yifan) is a Chinese-Canadian actor, singer, and songwriter, active in China. He has starred in many Chinese box office hits, such as Somewhere Only We Know (2015), Mr. Six (2015), The Mermaid (2016), and Sweet Sixteen (2016), and Journey to the West: The Demons Strike Back...
70. 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 ...
Actor | The Hurt Locker
Christian Camargo was born on July 7, 1971 in New York City, New York, USA as Christian Minnick. He is an actor and producer, known for The Hurt Locker (2008), The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 (2012) and Europa Report (2013). He has been married to Juliet Rylance since November 2008.
73. Dylan McDermott
Actor | The Perks of Being a Wallflower
A Golden Globe winner and Emmy nominee, Dylan McDermott has proved his talent in film, television and theater. He was born Mark Anthony McDermott in Waterbury, Connecticut, to Diane (Marino) and Richard McDermott. Diane was 15 and Richard was 17 when Dylan was born. Richard earned money by hustling...
74. Ray Fearon
Actor | Beauty and the Beast
Ray Fearon is a British actor of stage, theatre and film. He has worked with the RSC, Donmar, Almeida, National, and other theatres. Fearon was born on 5 August 1973 and grew up in London with his family. His West Indian parents raised him alongside his seven brothers and sisters. His film works ...
Actor | Thelma & Louise
Christopher McDonald was born and raised in New York City, New York, to Patricia, a real estate agent, and James R. McDonald, an educator. His breakout role was in Ridley Scott's Thelma and Louise (1991), followed shortly by playing Jack Barry in Robert Redford's Quiz show (1994). Other notable ...
77. Henri Lubatti
Actor | True Blood
After graduating from the University of Washington and working in the theater community of Seattle, Henri Lubatti's first television appearance was on the X-Files in Vancouver, Canada. He went on to work on other locally filmed shows and the film Prefontaine. Henri Lubatti moved to Los Angeles in ...
78. Taylor Kitsch
Actor | X-Men Origins: Wolverine
Best known for his portrayal of troubled high school football star "Tim Riggins" on NBC's acclaimed television series, Friday Night Lights (2006), actor Taylor Kitsch has scored big with audiences and critics on both the big and small screens.
Taylor Kitsch was born on April 8, 1981 in Kelowna, ...
80. Adrian Lester
Actor | The Day After Tomorrow
Adrian Lester OBE was born on August 14, 1968 in Birmingham, England as Adrian Anthony Lester. He is a multi award winning actor and director, known for seven seasons of the hit TV show Hustle (2004), The Day After Tomorrow (2004) and Primary Colors (1998) and his extensive classical work in the ...
83. Luke James
Actor | Black Nativity
Luke James was born as Luke James Boyd. He is an actor, known for Black Nativity (2013), Star (2016) and Unsolved: The Murders of Tupac and the Notorious B.I.G. (2018).
84. Wood Harris
Actor | Remember the Titans
Harris was born Sherwin David Harris in Chicago, Illinois, to John and Mattie Harris. However, he works under his nickname, "Wood". Attended New York University Graduate Acting Program at the Tisch School. Has performed in many films and various stage productions including plays by August Wilson, ...
86. Michael Mando
Actor | Better Call Saul
Michael Mando is a French Canadian actor born in Québec City. He is trained in both classical and contemporary theatre. He is most known for his work in Better Call Saul (Season 5/February 2020), Orphan Black, The Hummingbird Project and Far Cry 3 & The Far Cry Experience.
He also is Mac Gargan aka ...
Actor | The Death of Stalin
Simon Russell Beale is one of the most popular and critically acclaimed talents in British theatre.
He spent his early years abroad as his father was Surgeon General to the British Army (his mother is also a doctor), but aged 8 was relocated to England and became a pupil at St Paul's Cathedral ...
Timothy V Murphy was born in County Kerry, Ireland. Murphy began his career in Dublin where he trained in the Focus Theater.
Living in Los Angeles, California; Murphy is known for his roles as Galaan in the FX hit, Sons of Anarchy and Ian Doyle in Criminal Minds.
Murphy is known for the films; ...
90. Billy Burke
Actor | Twilight
Billy Burke was born and raised in Bellingham, Washington, USA. He began singing at age nine, and joined a band at age fifteen. He continued to work with bands and study/performing drama at Western Washington University. He performed in Seattle at the Annex Theater, New City Festival, and the A.H.A...
91. Tory Kittles
Actor | Colony
Tory Kittles is an American actor, writer, and director who starred opposite Josh Holloway and Sarah Wayne Callies in the action-drama series, "Colony." Kittles was also seen in Dee Rees' HBO Emmy-winning film, "Bessie", starring Queen Latifah. His other television credits include the first season ...
92. Graham McTavish
Graham McTavish is a Scottish television and film actor, best known for his roles as Dougal Mackenzie in the popular TV series "Outlander" (2014-16), as Dwalin in the "The Hobbit" trilogy for Peter Jackson (2012-14) as well as the Saint of Killers in AMC's series "Preacher", based on Garth Ennis ...
93. Jeffrey Wright
Actor | Shaft
Born and raised in Washington DC, Jeffrey Wright graduated from Amherst College in 1987. Although he studied Political Science while at Amherst, Wright left the school with a love for acting. Shortly after graduating he won an acting scholarship to NYU, but dropped out after only two months to ...
Actor | Las oscuras primaveras
Jose Maria lived his whole childhood in Mexico City until the age of 12 when he, along with his family, moved to San Diego, California. As soon as he concluded his high school studies, he moved to Tijuana, Mexico, to attend Law school, but in his first career year a personal experience saw him ...
97. Kevin Durand
Actor | X-Men Origins: Wolverine
Kevin Durand was born on January 14, 1974 in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada as Kevin Serge Durand. He is an actor, known for X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009), I Am Number Four (2011) and Legion (2010). He has been married to Sandra Cho since October 1, 2010.
98. Nigel Havers
Actor | Chariots of Fire
Nigel Havers is one of Britain's best known actors, mainly for his many roles on television since the 1970s. He was born as the younger son of Michael Havers, QC, a Conservative MP for Wimbledon, Attorney General (1979-1987) and Lord High Chancellor of England (1987).
After a private education, ...
99. Chris Kattan
Actor | A Night at the Roxbury
Christopher Lee Kattan was born in Sherman Oaks, California, to model Hajni Joslyn and actor Kip King. Chris moved to Mt. Baldy when he turned five, and resided there until the age of fifteen, when he moved to Bainbridge Island, Washington for high school.
After he graduated from high school, Chris ...
100. Anthony Ruivivar
Actor | Starship Troopers
Anthony Ruivivar was born on November 4, 1970 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA as Anthony Michael Ruivivar. He is an actor and director, known for Starship Troopers (1997), Tropic Thunder (2008) and The Adjustment Bureau (2011). He has been married to Yvonne Jung since January 4, 1998. They have two ...