Favorite Actors

by najidabburns-86857 | created - 09 Aug 2016 | updated - 7 months ago | Public

1. Tony Goldwyn

Actor | Ghost

Actor, director, producer Tony Goldwyn just finished a sold-out run of director Ivo Van Hove's Broadway production of "Network" with Bryan Cranston and Tatiana Maslany. He can be seen on the Netflix series, "Chambers," starring with Uma Thurman. Recently he concluded his role as 'President ...

2. Kerry Washington

Actress | Scandal

Kerry Washington was born on January 31, 1977 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA as Kerry Marisa Washington. She is an actress and producer, known for Scandal (2012), Ray (2004) and Save the Last Dance (2001). She has been married to Nnamdi Asomugha since June 24, 2013. They have two ...

3. Viola Davis

Actress | Fences

Viola Davis is a critically revered actress of film, television, and theater and has won rave reviews for her multitude of substantial and intriguingly diverse roles. Audiences across the United States and internationally have admired her for her work- including her celebrated, Oscar-nominated ...

4. Kristen Stewart

Actress | Snow White and the Huntsman

Though most famous for her role as Isabella "Bella" Swan in The Twilight (2008) Saga, Kristen Stewart has been a working actor since her early years in Los Angeles, California, where she was born. Her parents, John Stewart and Jules Stewart, both work in film and television. The family includes ...

5. Isaiah Washington

Actor | Grey's Anatomy

Isaiah Washington was born on August 3, 1963 in Houston, Texas, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Grey's Anatomy (2005), Ghost Ship (2002) and Hollywood Homicide (2003). He has been married to Jenisa Marie Garland since February 14, 1996. They have three children.

6. Mark Harmon

Actor | NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service

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 ...

7. Edward Norton

Actor | Motherless Brooklyn

American actor, filmmaker and activist Edward Harrison Norton was born on August 18, 1969, in Boston, Massachusetts, and was raised in Columbia, Maryland.

His mother, Lydia Robinson "Robin" (Rouse), was a foundation executive and teacher of English, and a daughter of famed real estate developer ...

8. Aldis Hodge

Actor | Hidden Figures

Aldis Hodge is a SAG Award-winning actor, who has built a dynamic career as a versatile performer shining in roles in both film and television. Hodge is perhaps best known for his role as Noah in the WGN hit series Underground (2016), starring alongside Jurnee Smollett and Christopher Meloni. ...

9. 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 ...

10. Bellamy Young

Actress | Scandal

Born in Asheville, North Carolina, Bellamy is a graduate of Yale University. She also studied at Oxford University in England. In New York, she starred on Broadway as Mary in Cy Coleman's "The Life" and also as Meg in the revival of Stephen Sondheim's "Merrily We Roll Along". Other notable theater ...

11. Joe Morton

Actor | Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Joe Morton was born on October 18, 1947 in New York, New York, USA. He is a television, film, and theater actor, best known for The Brother from Another Planet (1984), Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991), Eureka (2006), and Scandal (2012). He also writes and directs, and is a singer/songwriter.

12. Guillermo Díaz

Actor | Half Baked

Guillermo Díaz was born in 1975 in New Jersey, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Half Baked (1998), Cop Out (2010) and Scandal (2012).

13. Columbus Short

Actor | The Losers

Born in Kansas City, Missouri on September 19, 1982, Columbus Keith Short, Jr., started entertaining at the age of three, by putting on shows for his folks' enjoyment. Whether impersonating relatives, dancing or just making people laugh, everyone sensed something special about the boy. Fortunately,...

14. Whoopi Goldberg

Actress | Ghost

Whoopi Goldberg was born Caryn Elaine Johnson in the Chelsea section of Manhattan on November 13, 1955. Her mother, Emma (Harris), was a teacher and a nurse, and her father, Robert James Johnson, Jr., was a clergyman. Whoopi's recent ancestors were from Georgia, Florida, and Virginia. She worked in...

15. Dorothy Dandridge

Actress | Carmen Jones

Dorothy Jean Dandridge was born on November 9, 1922 in Cleveland, Ohio, to Ruby Dandridge (née Ruby Jean Butler), an entertainer, and Cyril H. Dandridge, a cabinet maker and minister. Under the prodding of her mother, Dorothy and her sister Vivian Dandridge began performing publicly, usually in ...

16. Zoe Saldana

Actress | Guardians of the Galaxy

Zoe Saldana was born on June 19, 1978 in Passaic, New Jersey, to Asalia Nazario and Aridio Saldaña. Her father was Dominican and her mother is Puerto Rican. She was raised in Queens, New York. When she was 10 years old, she and her family moved to the Dominican Republic, where they would live for ...

17. Taraji P. Henson

Actress | The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Taraji P. Henson was born on September 11, 1970 in Washington D.C., USA as Taraji Penda Henson. She is an actress and producer, known for The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008), Hidden Figures (2016) and Hustle & Flow (2005).

18. Robert Downey Jr.

Actor | Iron Man

Robert Downey Jr. has evolved into one of the most respected actors in Hollywood. With an amazing list of credits to his name, he has managed to stay new and fresh even after over four decades in the business.

Downey was born April 4, 1965 in Manhattan, New York, the son of writer, director and ...

19. Gene Tierney

Actress | Laura

With prominent cheekbones, luminous skin and the most crystalline green eyes of her day, Gene Tierney's striking good looks helped propel her to stardom. Her best known role is the enigmatic murder victim in Laura (1944). She was also Oscar-nominated for Leave Her to Heaven (1945). Her acting ...

20. Jennifer Aniston

Actress | Friends

Jennifer Aniston was born in Sherman Oaks, California, to actors John Aniston and Nancy Dow. Her father is Greek, and her mother was of English, Irish, Scottish, and Italian descent. Jennifer spent a year of her childhood living in Greece with her family. Her family then relocated to New York City ...

21. Juanita Moore

Actress | Imitation of Life

African American actress Juanita Moore entered films in the early 1950s, a time in which few black people were given an opportunity to act in major studio films. Fortunately Moore's roles began improving as Hollywood developed a social consciousness toward the end of the decade. In 1959 she ...

22. Cicely Tyson

Actress | The Help

Cicely Tyson was born in Harlem, New York City, where she was raised by her devoutly religious parents, from the Caribbean island of Nevis. Her mother, Theodosia, was a domestic, and her father, William Tyson, was a carpenter and painter. She was discovered by a fashion editor at Ebony magazine and...

23. Robert Guillaume

Actor | The Lion King

Robert Guillaume was born on November 30, 1927 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA as Robert Peter Williams. He was an actor and producer, known for The Lion King (1994), Sports Night (1998) and Big Fish (2003). He was married to Donna Brown Guillaume and Marlene Patricia Scott. He died on October 24, 2017...

24. Morgan Freeman

Actor | Se7en

With an authoritative voice and calm demeanor, this ever popular American actor has grown into one of the most respected figures in modern US cinema. Morgan was born on June 1, 1937 in Memphis, Tennessee, to Mayme Edna (Revere), a teacher, and Morgan Porterfield Freeman, a barber. The young Freeman...

25. S. Epatha Merkerson

Actress | Law & Order

A native of Michigan, S. Epatha Merkerson earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from Wayne State University. In 1978, she moved to New York City to apply her craft on stage. Although best known since 1993 as the smart and shrewd Lieutenant Anita Van Buren on the long-running TV crime drama Law &...

26. Denzel Washington

Actor | Fences

Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr. was born on December 28, 1954 in Mount Vernon, New York. He is the middle of three children of a beautician mother, Lennis, from Georgia, and a Pentecostal minister father, Denzel Washington, Sr., from Virginia. After graduating from high school, Denzel enrolled at ...

27. Eriq La Salle

Actor | ER

Born and raised in Hartford, CT, as one of four children. Studied two years at Juilliard and graduated from New York University graduate theater program with a B.F.A. degree in theater. Meanwhile he participated in the first of Joseph Papp's Shakespeare productions at the Park theater company. ...

28. Halle Berry

Actress | Catwoman

Halle Maria Berry was born Maria Halle Berry on August 14, 1966 in Cleveland, Ohio and raised in Bedford, Ohio to Judith Ann Hawkins, a psychiatric nurse & Jerome Jesse Berry, a hospital attendant. Halle first came into the spotlight at seventeen years when she won the Miss Teen All-American ...

29. Jamie Foxx

Actor | Collateral

Jamie Foxx is an American actor, singer and comedian. He won an Academy Award for Best Actor, BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, and Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy, for his work in the biographical film Ray (2004). The same year, he was nominated for the Academy...

30. Audra McDonald

Actress | Beauty and the Beast

Audra McDonald was born on July 3, 1970 in Berlin, Germany as Audra Ann McDonald. She's an actress & singer, best known for her many roles on Broadway. Her mother was a university administrator & her father was a high school principal stationed in West Berlin w/ the U.S. Army. She has a younger ...

31. Gabrielle Union

Actress | Bring It On

Gabrielle Union was born on October 29, 1972, in Omaha, Nebraska, to Theresa (Glass), who managed a phone company, and Sylvester E. Union, a military sergeant and business executive. When she was eight, her family moved to Pleasanton, California, where she grew up and attended high school. There, ...

32. Jeremy Xu Zheng Xi

Actor | The Legend of Dugu

Jeremy Xu Zheng Xi was born on May 5, 1985 in Shanghai, China as Zheng Xu. He is an actor, known for The Legend of Dugu (2018), Kung Fu Angels (2014) and Bounty Hunters (2016).

33. Jeremy Xu Zheng Xi

Actor | The Legend of Dugu

Jeremy Xu Zheng Xi was born on May 5, 1985 in Shanghai, China as Zheng Xu. He is an actor, known for The Legend of Dugu (2018), Kung Fu Angels (2014) and Bounty Hunters (2016).

34. Jeremy Xu Zheng Xi

Actor | The Legend of Dugu

Jeremy Xu Zheng Xi was born on May 5, 1985 in Shanghai, China as Zheng Xu. He is an actor, known for The Legend of Dugu (2018), Kung Fu Angels (2014) and Bounty Hunters (2016).

35. Jeremy Xu Zheng Xi

Actor | The Legend of Dugu

Jeremy Xu Zheng Xi was born on May 5, 1985 in Shanghai, China as Zheng Xu. He is an actor, known for The Legend of Dugu (2018), Kung Fu Angels (2014) and Bounty Hunters (2016).

36. Jeremy Xu Zheng Xi

Actor | The Legend of Dugu

Jeremy Xu Zheng Xi was born on May 5, 1985 in Shanghai, China as Zheng Xu. He is an actor, known for The Legend of Dugu (2018), Kung Fu Angels (2014) and Bounty Hunters (2016).

37. Hongshan He

Actress | Ru yi zhuan

Hongshan He is an actress, known for Ruyi's Royal Love in the Palace (2018), Easy Life (2016) and Kill Mobile (2018).

38. Vin Zhang

Actor | Three Lives Three Worlds, Ten Miles of Peach Blossom

Vin Zhang is a Chinese actor graduated from the Shanghai Theatre Academy. Zhang likes singing and performing at an early age. With encouragement from his parents, he was admitted to Shanghai Theatre Academy with first place in the Entrance Examination. In 2012, the TV series "V Love" sent their ...

39. Mi Yang

Actress | Three Lives Three Worlds, Ten Miles of Peach Blossom

Mi Yang (known in Chinese as Yangmi), born on September 12, 1986 in Beijing China, is the singleton in her family. With both of her parents' family names Yang, she was named Mi which means the mathematical term 'power' in Chinese. Her audiences are usually attracted by her waterish huge eyes and ...

40. Weiguang Gao

Actor | Three Lives Three Worlds, The Pillow Book

Weiguang Gao was born on January 16, 1983 in Mishan, Heilongjiang, China. He is an actor, known for Three Lives Three Worlds, the Pillow Book (2020), Candle in the Tomb: The Wrath of Time (2019) and Three Lives Three Worlds, Ten Miles of Peach Blossom (2017).

41. Mark Chao

Actor | Báng-kah

Mark Chao was born on September 25, 1984 in Taipei, Taiwan. He is an actor, known for Monga (2010), Chronicles of the Ghostly Tribe (2015) and Black & White: The Dawn of Justice (2014). He has been married to Yuanyuan Gao since June 5, 2014. They have one child.

42. Dilraba Dilmurat

Actress | Three Lives Three Worlds, The Pillow Book

Dilraba Dilmurat was born on June 3, 1992 in Urumqi, Xinjiang, China. She is an actress, known for Three Lives Three Worlds, the Pillow Book (2020), Three Lives Three Worlds, Ten Miles of Peach Blossom (2017) and The Flame's Daughter (2018).

43. Yuxuan Yuan

Actress | Fuyao

Yuxuan Yuan is an actress, known for Fuyao (2018), The Secret of Love (2021) and The Flame's Daughter (2018).

44. Dongheng Li

Actor | Three Lives Three Worlds, Ten Miles of Peach Blossom

Dongheng Li was born on November 4, 1982 in Chengdu, Sichuan, China. He is an actor, known for Three Lives Three Worlds, Ten Miles of Peach Blossom (2017), Peking Willow (2013) and The Confidence (2020).

45. Allen Deng

Actor | Yin wei yu jian ni

2019.08.19- 2020.04.22 Debut movie project "Qing Ya Ji--Yin Yang Shi" and "Long Yue Ji--Yin Yang Shi" As Supporting Male, "Hiromasa"/"Yuan Bo Ya" aka. "Bo Ya", a musician, a young nobleman in ancient time with special talent as exorcist. The series of movies are reedited based on stories from the ...

46. Zi Yang

Actress | Go Go Squid!

Zi Yang is a Chinese actress, who was born at November 2, 1992 in Beijing. She was known as a "child star" by acting a daughter in a situation comedy "Home with Kids" at the age of 13. She graduated in Beijing Film Academy in 2012. One of her most popular TV series is called "Ashes of Love". The ...

47. Yuqi Chen

Actress | Heavenly Sword Dragon Slaying Saber

Yuqi Chen is an actress, known for Heavenly Sword and Dragon Slaying Sabre (2019), Jin Xiu Wei Yang (2016) and Skyfire (2019).

48. Yunxi Luo

Actor | And the Winner Is Love

Yunxi Luo was born on July 28, 1988 in Chengdu, Sichuan, China as Yi Luo. He is an actor, known for And the Winner Is Love (2020), Love is Sweet (2020) and Princess Silver (2019).



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