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

1. Mckenna Grace

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 ...

2. Dixie Egerickx

Actress | The Secret Garden

Dixie Egerickx was born on October 31, 2005 in England as Dixie Violet Egerickx. She is an actress, known for The Secret Garden (2020), The Little Stranger (2018) and Patrick Melrose (2018).

3. Bella Ramsey

Actress | Game of Thrones

Bella Ramsey was born in 2004 in the UK. She is an actress, known for Game of Thrones (2011), Hilda (2018) and The Worst Witch (2017).

4. Thomasin McKenzie

Actress | Leave No Trace

Thomasin McKenzie was born in July 2000 in Wellington, New Zealand. She is an actress, known for Leave No Trace (2018), Jojo Rabbit (2019) and The King (2019).

5. Freya Allan

Actress | The Witcher

Freya Allan is an actress, known for The Witcher (2019), The Third Day (2019) and Gunpowder Milkshake (2020).

6. Lia McHugh

Actress | Eternals

Lia McHugh was born as Lia Ryan McHugh. She is an actress, known for Eternals (2020), The Lodge (2019) and American Woman (2018).

7. Brooklynn Prince

Actress | The Florida Project

Brooklynn Prince is an actress and director, known for The Florida Project (2017), Home Before Dark and The One and Only Ivan (2020).

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 ...

9. Olive Elise Abercrombie

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....

10. Shahadi Wright Joseph

Actress | Us

Shahadi Wright Joseph is an actress, known for Us (2019), The Lion King (2019) and Hairspray Live! (2016).

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 ...

12. Nico Parker

Actress | Dumbo

Nico Parker is an actress, known for Dumbo (2019), Entertainment Tonight (1981) and Dish Nation (2011).

13. Jeté Laurence

Actress | Pet Sematary

Jeté Laurence was born on July 27, 2007 in the USA. She is an actress, known for Pet Sematary (2019), The Snowman (2017) and The Americans (2013).

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...

18. Lexi Rabe

Actress | Avengers: Endgame

Lexi Rabe is an actress, known for Avengers: Endgame (2019), Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019) and Silk Road.

19. Pixie Davies

Actress | Mary Poppins Returns

Pixie Davies was born on December 9, 2006 in England. She is an actress, known for Mary Poppins Returns (2018), Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016) and Humans (2015).

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 ...

24. Sam Taylor Buck

Actor | Medici

Sam Taylor Buck is an actor, known for Medici (2016) and Good Omens (2019).

25. JD McCrary

Actor | The Lion King

JD McCrary is an actor, known for The Lion King (2019), Atom: The Misadventures of a Real Super Hero (2014) and Teachers (2016).

26. Finley Hobbins

Actor | Dumbo

Finley Hobbins is an actor, known for Dumbo (2019), Entertainment Tonight (1981) and Dish Nation (2011).

27. Asher Angel

Actor | Shazam!

Asher Angel was born on September 6, 2002 in Paradise Valley, Arizona, USA as Asher Dov Angel. He is an actor, known for Shazam! (2019) and Andi Mack (2017).

28. Asher Miles Fallica

Actor | Tully

Asher Miles Fallica is an actor, known for Tully (2018), NOS4A2 (2019) and Greener Grass (2019).

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...

30. Noah Jupe

Actor | A Quiet Place

Noah Jupe was born on February 25, 2005 in London as Noah Casford Jupe. He is an actor, known for A Quiet Place (2018), Wonder (2017) and The Titan (2018).

31. Tyler Howitt

Actor | His Dark Materials

Tyler Howitt is an actor, known for His Dark Materials (2019), Behind Her Eyes and Apple Tree House (2017).

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 ...



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