Actors

by acbracey | created - 13 Dec 2017 | updated - 5 days ago | Public

1. Aidan Turner

Actor | The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

Aidan Turner was born in Dublin, Ireland in 1983. After graduating from the Gaiety School of Acting in 2004, Aidan appeared in a number of stage productions, many with Ireland's national theatre, The Abbey. Such productions included The Plough & The Stars, Romeo & Juliet and A Cry from Heaven. In ...

2. Alan Van Sprang

Actor | Immortals

Alan Van Sprang was born on June 19, 1971 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He is an actor and producer, known for Immortals (2011), Diary of the Dead (2007) and Saw III (2006).

3. Craig Parker

Actor | The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

Craig Parker was born on November 12th 1970 in Suva, Fiji and now lives in New Zealand. He is best know for his part as Haldir the Elf in The Lord of the Rings trilogy, although he had a part in the 1993 film of Stephen King's "Tommyknockers".

4. Viggo Mortensen

Actor | The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Since his screen debut as a young Amish farmer in Peter Weir's Witness (1985), Viggo Mortensen's career has been marked by a steady string of well-rounded performances.

Mortensen was born in New York City, to Grace Gamble (Atkinson) and Viggo Peter Mortensen, Sr. His father was Danish, his mother ...

5. Colin O'Donoghue

Actor | The Rite

O'Donoghue was born and raised in Drogheda, County Louth, Ireland, in a Roman Catholic family. He initially attended Dundalk Grammar School, and then The Gaiety School of Acting in Dublin. At age 16, O'Donoghue went to Paris, France, for a month to learn the French language. Colin's early career ...

6. 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 (...

7. Michael T. Weiss

Actor | The Pretender

Michael T. Weiss is an award nominated actor. He is a Chicago native where he studied at the famed "Second City". He has a BFA in Acting from The University of Southern California's prestigious school of Drama. He has had a diverse career in film, television, and theater both as an actor and a ...

8. Peter Hollens

Actor | Studio C

Peter Hollens was born on March 4, 1982 in Eugene, Oregon, USA. He is an actor, known for Studio C (2012), Peter Hollens & David Archuleta: Loch Lomond (2018) and Artists for the Arts: With a Little Help from My Friends (2017).

9. Jim Caviezel

Actor | The Passion of the Christ

James Patrick Caviezel was born on September 26, 1968 in Mount Vernon, Washington. He was one of five children born to Margaret (Lavery), a former stage actress, and James Caviezel, a chiropractor. The Caviezels are a closely knit Catholic family. He is of Irish (mother) and Swiss and ...

10. Jefferson Brown

Actor | Carrie

Jefferson Brown is an actor and producer, known for Carrie (2013), RED (2010) and Please Kill Mr. Know It All (2012).

11. Rossif Sutherland

Actor | River

Rossif Sutherland is a Canadian actor, son of Donald Sutherland and Francine Racette, who got his acting debut in a short film he directed while studying at Princeton University after his lead actor was a no-show on the first day of shooting.. Encouraged by his father, Rossif studied with Harold ...

12. Giles Matthey

Actor | Jobs

Giles Matthey is an actor, known for Jobs (2013), Ford v Ferrari (2019) and 24: Live Another Day (2014).

13. Nathan Parsons

Actor | The Originals

Nathan Parsons was born on June 16, 1988 in Adelaide, Australia as Nathan D. Parsons. He is an actor, known for The Originals (2013), General Hospital (1963) and The Roommate (2011).

14. Steve Bacic

Actor | X2

A leading man who is just as comfortable playing scary villains or comic sidekicks, Steve Bacic has gone from strength to strength culminating into a half-decade of non-stop work. Shortly after he moved from his home town of Windsor, Ontario to Vancouver, British Columbia, he landed a ...

15. Jim Byrnes

Actor | Highlander

Born on September 22, 1948, Jim Byrnes grew up in St. Louis, the middle child of a middle class family. He learned to play blues guitar at thirteen years old, and continues to play on his favorite guitar, a Gibson 1969 Hummingbird. An eclectic soul, he studied for the priesthood in a seminary, and ...

16. Cliff Simon

Actor | Stargate: Continuum

Born in Johannesburg, South Africa, Air Force veteran and International athlete ,Cliff Simon's unique presence sets him apart every-time. A powerful veteran actor living in Los Angeles since 2000 realized his dream of becoming a USA citizen. He is a published author of 'Paris Nights my year at the ...

17. Michael Malarkey

Actor | The Vampire Diaries

Michael Malarkey was born on June 21, 1983 in Beirut, Lebanon. He is an actor and composer, known for The Vampire Diaries (2009), Raw (2008) and Mr. Sloane (2014). He has been married to Nadine Lewington since June 6, 2009. They have one child.

18. Lily-Rose Depp

Actress | Tusk

Lily-Rose Depp was born 27 May, 1999 in Paris, France. Her mother is French singing sensation Vanessa Paradis, and her father is American actor Johnny Depp. Her little brother, John "Jack" Christoper III, joined the clan in 2002. During Lily-Rose's early years, the Depp-Paradis family divided their...

19. Caspar Zafer

Actor | The Originals

Caspar Zafer is an actor and director, known for The Originals (2013), The Vampire Diaries (2009) and The Maidens' Conspiracy (2006).

20. Daniel Gillies

Actor | The Originals

Daniel Gillies was born on 14 March 1976 in Winnipeg, Canada and moved to New Zealand at a young age. Though born into a family of strong medical background (his father is a pediatrician, his mother a nurse, and his great-great-great-grandfather is the renowned ENT/plastic surgery pioneer Sir ...

21. Marguerite MacIntyre

Actress | Red Dragon

Marguerite MacIntyre received her BFA from the University of Southern California, and subsequently trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London.

She has worked on and off Broadway, regionally, and in television and film. She made her Broadway debut as Avril/Mallory in "City of Angels", ...

22. Lucas Bryant

Actor | The Vow

Born and raised in Elmira, Ontario, Lucas Bryant has made a name for himself in both Canada and the U.S. Bryant has numerous television credits to his name, including Queer as Folk (2000) for Showtime, M.V.P. (2008) for SOAPnet and CBC, Sex, Love & Secrets (2005) for UPN, and CTV's Bury the Lead...

23. Clark Gregg

Actor | The Avengers

Clark Gregg was born on April 2, 1962 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as Robert Clark Gregg. He is an actor and director, known for The Avengers (2012), Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013) and The New Adventures of Old Christine (2006). He has been married to Jennifer Grey since July 21, 2001. They have ...

24. Alex Kingston

Actress | ER

Alex Kingston was born on March 11, 1963 in London, England as Alexandra Elizabeth Kingston. She is an actress, known for ER (1994), Doctor Who (2005) and Alpha Dog (2006). She has been married to Jonathan Stamp since July 18, 2015. She was previously married to Florian Haertel and Ralph Fiennes.

25. Christian Kane

Actor | Just Married

Christian Kane was born in Dallas, Texas. Christian and his family moved around a lot throughout the South before settling down in Norman, Oklahoma. Christian attended the University of Oklahoma where he had plans to major in Art History. However, Christian wanted to try out acting, so he took his ...

26. Justin Chambers

Actor | Grey's Anatomy

Justin Chambers, a former male fashion model who was discovered by a modeling scout in a Paris Metro station and went on a campaign to represent Calvin Klein's fragrance, is now starring as "Dr. Alex Karev" on ABC's Grey's Anatomy (2005).

Justin Willman Chambers was born on July 11, 1970 in ...

27. Kathy Najimy

Actress | Sister Act

Kathy Najimy was born and raised in San Diego, California. She is the daughter of Samia (Massery) and Fred Najimy, a postal worker, both of Lebanese ancestry. Kathy attended Crawford High School, and began her film career in the early 1990s, with several minor roles. Kathy got her breakthrough ...

28. Tyler Hoechlin

Actor | Road to Perdition

Tyler Hoechlin was born on September 11, 1987 in Corona, California, USA as Tyler Lee Hoechlin. He is an actor, known for Road to Perdition (2002), Everybody Wants Some!! (2016) and Teen Wolf (2011).

29. Eoin Macken

Actor | Resident Evil: The Final Chapter

Eoin - pronounced Owen - Macken was born in Dublin on 21 February 1983 and began his interest in drama at University College, Dublin. At the age of 19, he became a highly successful model, chosen as the face of Abercrombie and Fitch, in addition to working for Ralph Lauren, Braun and GQ magazine. ...

30. Jeremy Wade

Actor | Blood Lake: Attack of the Killer Lampreys

Jeremy John Wade, a native of rural Suffolk, England, UK where he grew up on the banks of the Suffolk Stour, currently resides in the countryside near Bath, Somerset, UK when he's not traveling to some far off land to catch "monster" fish and film the TV Series, River Monsters, a production of Icon...

31. JR Bourne

Actor | Teen Wolf

JR Bourne was born on April 8, 1970 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as David J. R. Bourne. He is an actor, known for Teen Wolf (2011).

32. Juliet Landau

Actress | A Place Among the Dead

Juliet Landau is an actress, director, producer and writer. As an actress, highlights include her role as "Drusilla" on Joss Whedon 's Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997) & spin-off Angel (1999), and co-starring in Tim Burton's Ed Wood (1994) as "Loretta King". She played the recurring role of Rita ...

33. Eric Balfour

Actor | Haven

Eric Balfour was born on April 24, 1977 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Eric Salter Balfour. He is an actor and producer, known for Haven (2010), Six Feet Under (2001) and 24 (2001). He has been married to Erin Chiamulon since May 30, 2015. They have one child.

34. 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 ...

35. Tom Riley

Actor | Da Vinci's Demons

Tom Riley born 5 April 1981 is an English actor, producer and director. Riley was born in Maidstone, Kent. He became involved in drama in his hometown at the age of four, and spent his school years writing and directing plays. He attended Maidstone Grammar School. He studied English literature and ...

36. Patrick Bauchau

Actor | Panic Room

Patrick Nicolas Jean Sixte Ghislain Bauchau was born in Brussels, Belgium. His father, Henry Bauchau, is a noted author, psychoanalyst, and philosopher, while his mother was an educator who also helped operate a publishing company. Coming from an intellectual family, it's not surprising that ...

37. Lin-Manuel Miranda

Soundtrack | Hamilton

Lin-Manuel Miranda wrote the first incarnation of "In the Heights" his sophomore year at Wesleyan University in Connecticut. Off-Broadway, "In The Heights" received nine Drama Desk nominations, including best music, best lyrics, and it won the award for outstanding ensemble performance; received ...

38. 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 ...

39. David Anders

Actor | The Revenant

David Anders Holt, known professionally as David Anders, is an American television and stage actor. He is best known for his roles as Julian Sark on Alias, as Adam Monroe on Heroes, as John Gilbert in the TV series The Vampire Diaries, Dr. Whale on ABC's Once Upon a Time, and as Blaine "DeBeers" ...

40. 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 ...

41. Christopher Gorham

Actor | Insatiable

Christopher Gorham was born on August 14, 1974 in Fresno, California, USA as Christopher David Gorham. He is an actor and director, known for Insatiable (2018), Covert Affairs (2010) and 2 Broke Girls (2011). He has been married to Anel Lopez Gorham since January 22, 2000. They have three children.

42. Christopher Eccleston

Actor | 28 Days Later...

Christopher Eccleston trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama and first came to public attention as Derek Bentley in Let Him Have It (1991). However, it was a regular role in the television series Cracker (1993) that made him a recognizable figure in the United Kingdom. He appeared in the ...

43. Craig Horner

Actor | See No Evil

Craig Horner was born on January 24, 1983 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. He is an actor and producer, known for See No Evil (2006), Legend of the Seeker (2008) and Swimming Upstream (2003).

44. James Wolk

Actor | Mad Men

James Wolk was born in Farmington Hills, Michigan, to Edie (Elson), an art teacher, and Robert Wolk, a shoe store owner. His family is Jewish. James graduated from North Farmington High School, and worked in his father's store as a teenager. He graduated from the University of Michigan drama school...

45. Julian Ovenden

Actor | Downton Abbey

Julian Ovenden was born on November 29, 1976 in Sheffield, England. He is an actor, known for Downton Abbey (2010), Colonia (2015) and Foyle's War (2002). He has been married to Kate Royal since December 20, 2010. They have two children.



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