Rising Stars: Young Actors to-watch (up-and-coming young actors and actresses)by syd_reeses_pieces | created - 10 months ago | updated - 4 months ago | Public
Actress | Gifted
Mckenna Grace is an American child actress. She began acting professionally at the age of 6, her earliest roles including Jasmine Bernstein in the Disney XD comedy series Crash & Bernstein (2012-2014) and Faith Newman in the soap opera The Young and the Restless (2013-2015). Her early film roles ...
8. Lulu Wilson
Actress | Annabelle: Creation
Deemed "a standout", "particularly impressive" and "worthy of especially high marks" for her terrifying starring role in Mike Flanagan's Ouija: Origin Of Evil (2016), Lulu Wilson continues to command audience attention at only 11 years old.
Originally from New York City, Wilson made her film debut ...
Actress | The Haunting of Hill House
Olive Elise Abercrombie is the eldest daughter of director Karla Jean Davis and designer/illustrator James Abercrombie. She has a younger sister named Ora Winter Abercrombie and resides in Atlanta, Georgia. Olive showed dramatic flair at a young age, studying music and ballet in addition to acting....
11. Marsai Martin
Actress | Black-ish
Born in Plano, TX. Marsai began acting before she could talk. Noticing her natural desire for the spotlight, her parents took her to the Kim Dawson Agency in Dallas where they immediately signed her at the age of 5. She soon landed her first national commercial with the agency, appearing in The ...
14. Brianna Denski
Actress | Wonder Park
Brianna is the leading voice in Paramount's animated feature film WONDER PARK, has done commercials for Lysol and Nickelodeon, portrayed Jackie Durham in the Lifetime movie WISHIN' AND HOPIN'. been seen on the TV series MOMSTERS and has done a variety of musical theater.
Brianna was born with a love...
15. Raegan Revord
Actress | Young Sheldon
A born performer, Raegan Revord can currently be seen on the smash hit CBS comedy Young Sheldon, where she plays fan favorite "Missy Cooper," the sassy and brash twin sister to Sheldon. The show is consistently one of primetime's most watched comedies, and their second season finale was watched by ...
16. Darby Camp
Actress | Big Little Lies
Darby got her start in acting by visiting "Darby World" as a toddler. She would get lost in fantasy and play, leading her sister Ruthie to always comment, "She's in Darby World again!" Darby's mother Lacy earned a BFA in college, has had a love of acting her whole life and is active in the industry...
17. Beau Gadsdon
Actress | Rogue One
Beau Gadsdon is an English child actress who played young Jyn Erso in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016) and young Margaret in The Crown (2016). She has a younger sister, Dolly, who also played young Jyn. The sisters were discovered by Jina Jay, casting director of Rogue One, and were complimented...
20. Raffey Cassidy
Actress | Tomorrowland
Raffey Cassidy is an English actress known for Snow White and the Huntsman (2012) and Dark Shadows (2012). Her breakthrough role came as Athena in Brad Bird 's Tomorrowland (2015) opposite George Clooney. In 2013, aged 11, Raffey was the youngest ever actor to be named in Screen International's ...
21. Jacob Tremblay
Actor | Room
Jacob Tremblay is a Canadian actor. He made his film debut as Blue in the live action animated film The Smurfs 2 (2013). His breakout performance was in the dark drama Room (2015), for which he received critical acclaim. In 2016, Tremblay played a supporting role in the comedy film Donald Trump's ...
22. Iain Armitage
Actor | Young Sheldon
Iain Armitage is an American child actor. He is best known for Young Sheldon, a prequel to the sitcom The Big Bang Theory and the HBO miniseries Big Little Lies.
He also appeared in the films The Glass Castle (2017) and Our Souls at Night (2017).
His acting debut was in an episode of Law & Order: ...
23. Sunny Suljic
Actor | Mid90s
Sunny Suljic is an American child actor and skateboarder. He is known for The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017), Mid90s (2018), Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot (2018) and The House with a Clock in Its Walls (2018).
Suljic also did voice work and motion capture for Atreus, the son of Kratos in ...
29. Aidan Gallagher
Actor | The Umbrella Academy
At an early age Aidan Gallagher showed a talent in creative writing and art. By age 8 he was story-boarding and shooting live action shorts with friends and stop motion Lego action videos using special effects.
By the age of 9 he asked for help in getting on sets to learn directing. His father being...
32. Nathanael Saleh
Actor | Mary Poppins Returns
Nathanael started performing as a three year old, singing songs and giving recitations to family and friends. At age 5 he followed older brother to join Playbox Theatre at the Dream Factory in Warwick, England, gaining his first speaking role just a year later. This was followed over subsequent ...