Young Actors and Actress

by carolrambeau | created - 3 months ago | updated - 1 month ago | Public

A list of actors and actresses born 1995-now.

1. Kenton Duty

Actor | My Name Is Khan

Kenton Duty began his acting career when he was 9 years old in the Dallas Theater Center's stage production of "A Christmas Carol". He began auditioning for roles in Los Angeles after he was discovered at a workshop at the Young Actors Studio in Dallas, Texas by Hollywood talent agent Cindy Osbrink...

12 May 1995

2. Caroline Sunshine

Actress | Shake It Up

Tenacious, intelligent, and a triple threat talent, actress Caroline Sunshine has quickly become "one to watch" in the entertainment industry over the years from the captivating characters she has brought to life on screen. In 2015 Caroline can be seen starring as "Emily Jordan" in the "The ...

5 September 1995

3. Zendaya

Actress | Spider-Man: Homecoming

Zendaya (which means "to give thanks" in the language of Shona) is an American actress and singer born in Oakland, California. She began her career appearing as a child model working for Macy's, Mervyns and Old Navy. She was a backup dancer before gaining prominence for her role as Rocky Blue on ...

1 September 1996

4. Mia McKenna-Bruce

Actress | Cleaning Up

Mia McKenna-Bruce was born on July 7, 1997 in Bexley, Kent, England as Mia Sasha McKenna-Bruce. She is an actress, known for Cleaning Up (2019), The Witcher (2019) and Get Even (2020).

7 July 1997

5. Adam Irigoyen

Actor | Shake It Up

Adam Irigoyen began his acting career at the age of 11. He appeared in multiple commercials and print campaigns before guest-starring on the Disney Channel's Emmy Award-winning series, Wizards of Waverly Place (2007), which eventually led to an audition for the role of "Deuce Martinez" on Shake It ...

5 August 1997

6. Bella Thorne

Actress | The Duff

Actress and singer Annabella Avery "Bella" Thorne, known for Shake It Up (2010), The DUFF (2015), Blended (2014), and Midnight Sun (2018), was born in Pembroke Pines, Florida, to Tamara (Beckett) and Delancey Reinaldo "Rey" Thorne. She has three siblings, Remy Thorne, Dani Thorne and Kaili Thorne, ...

8 October 1997

7. Maya Hawke

Actress | Stranger Things

Maya Ray Thurman Hawke (born July 8, 1998) is an American actress and model. She is the daughter of actors Ethan Hawke and Uma Thurman. She made her acting debut as Jo March in the 2017 BBC adaptation of Little Women, and starred as Robin in the third season of the Netflix series Stranger Things.

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8 July 1998

8. Hunter Schafer

Actress | Euphoria

Born in Raleigh, North Carolina in 1999, Hunter Schafer graduated from the University of NC School of the Arts and became known in the state for her role, along with her father Mac, in challenging a state House bill requiring people to use public bathrooms that matched the gender on their birth ...

31 December 1999

9. Ty Simpkins

Actor | Jurassic World

At his young age, Ty Simpkins has proudly accomplished more than most in the world of entertainment - he has starred in two of the biggest blockbusters of all time. Simpkins can be seen opposite Bryce Dallas Howard and Chris Pratt in Universal's dinosaur box office monster hit Jurassic World. Prior...

6 August 2001

10. Emma Fuhrmann

Actress | Avengers: Endgame

Emma Fuhrmann is an up and coming young talent with a deep body of work seldom seen in someone of her age. At just 9 years old she worked opposite Morgan Freeman in the Rob Reiner directed feature, "The Magic of Belle Isle", playing a girl who just wanted to learn more about imagination and where ...

15 September 2001

11. Davis Cleveland

Actor | Shake It Up

Davis Cleveland was born in Houston, Texas. He began his acting career by doing commercial work in Texas. After moving to Los Angeles, he began appearing in national commercials for big name companies. Davis has guest-starred in many shows, and co-stars as Flynn Jones in Disney's hit show "Shake It...

5 February 2002

12. Skai Jackson

Actress | Arthur

Skai Jackson stars as the adorable "Zuri Ross" on the Disney Channel sitcoms Jessie (2011), with Debby Ryan, and Bunk'd (2015). Before that, we've seen her in small roles on Boardwalk Empire (2010) and Royal Pains (2009), and even in the film, The Smurfs (2011).

8 April 2002

13. Sadie Sink

Actress | Stranger Things

Sadie Sink is an actress, best known for her role as Suzanne Ballard on Odyssey (2015), Kimberly on The Bleeder (2016) and Lori on The Glass Castle (2017). It has recently been announced that Sink has been cast in the highly coveted role of 'Max' for season 2 of Stranger Things (2017). Sadie also ...

16 April 2002

14. Gaten Matarazzo

Actor | Stranger Things

Gaten John Matarazzo III (born September 8, 2002) is an American actor. He began his career on the Broadway stage as Benjamin in Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, and as Gavroche in Les Misérables. He stars as Dustin Henderson in the Netflix science-fiction drama series Stranger Things.

Matarazzo was ...

8 September 2002

15. Finn Wolfhard

Actor | It

A native of Vancouver, British Columbia, actor Finn Wolfhard stars as Mike Wheeler in the critically acclaimed Netflix Original Series "Stranger Things." The hit series has received various accolades, including a Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama ...

23 December 2002

16. Storm Reid

Actress | A Wrinkle in Time

Storm Reid has known she wanted to be an actress since she was just three years old. She landed her first feature film role opposite Brad Pitt, Paul Giamatti, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Michael Fassbender in the Academy Award winning film " Twelve Years a Slave" (2013) directed by Steve McQueen for Fox ...

1 July 2003

17. Bella Ramsey

Actress | Game of Thrones

Bella Ramsey made her professional acting debut as fierce young noblewoman Lyanna Mormont in Season 6 of Game of Thrones, a role that quickly became a fan favourite and saw Bella return for the next 2 seasons. She is also best known for playing the titular character Mildred Hubble in The Worst ...

30 September 2003

18. Millie Bobby Brown

Actress | Stranger Things

Millie Bobby Brown (born 19 February 2004) is an English actress and model. She rose to prominence for her role as Eleven in the Netflix science fiction drama series Stranger Things (2016), for which she earned a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series ...

19 February 2004

19. Forrest Wheeler

Actor | Fresh Off the Boat

Forrest Wheeler knows that if you want to live the dream, it takes commitment and hard work. Forrest has always strived for excellence in his many ventures and activities: Acting, IMPROV, Xtreme Martial Arts, Action Stunts, Hip Hop and Tennis to name a few.

Forrest's first acting class was at the ...

21 March 2004

20. Marsai Martin

Actress | Little

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 August 2004

21. Noah Schnapp

Actor | The Peanuts Movie

Noah can be seen in a central role on season 2 of the Award-winning Netflix series "Stranger Things" where he portrays Will Byers opposite Winona Ryder. The series was nominated for various awards in 2016 and 2017, including a Golden Globe for Best Drama Television Series, a SAG Award for ...

3 October 2004

22. Trinitee

Actress | K.C. Undercover

Trinitee Stokes is an actress best known from starring on Disney Channel's live-action series "K.C. Undercover," for 3 seasons. Stokes starred as Judy, a no-nonsense tween, and youngest child in the Cooper family who was actually a sophisticated humanoid robot. She brought sass, attitude and energy...

12 April 2006

23. Mckenna Grace

Actress | Gifted

Mckenna Grace was born on June 25, 2006 in the USA. She is known for her work on Gifted (2017), I, Tonya (2017) and Annabelle Comes Home (2019).

25 June 2006

24. Ian Chen

Actor | Shazam!

Ian Chen was born on September 7, 2006 in Los Angeles. At age 5, Ian booked his first national commercial and has since then, steadily worked in commercials, print, and television shows. In March 2014, he landed his big break when he booked the comedic role of Evan Huang in ABC's "Fresh Off the ...

7 September 2006

25. Priah Ferguson

Actress | Stranger Things

Priah Nicole Ferguson was born in Atlanta, Georgia and is the eldest of two girls. She is best known for her breakout role as Erica Sinclair on season 2 of Stranger Things. Her old-soul and quick-wit charm always had people in stitches. Her parents, also artistic, recognized her outgoing and ...

1 October 2006

26. Akira Akbar

Actress | Captain Marvel

Akira Akbar is an actress, known for Captain Marvel (2019), Criminal Minds (2005) and This Is Us (2016).

2 October 2006

27. 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 ...

5 October 2006

28. Saniyya Sidney

Actress | Fences

From a young age, destiny seemed to call upon Saniyya Sidney to work with some of the most respected actors and directors in the industry. Her first role was iconic. Filming five weeks in New Orleans, she played "Young Kizzy" in the new adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots." She instantly bonded and ...

30 October 2006

29. Ariana Greenblatt

Actress | Love and Monsters

Born in New York, Ariana Greenblatt is an American actress. Only five years into her career, Ariana Greenblatt is one of the busiest young actresses in Hollywood, having already been named one to watch on THR's 2019 Young Hollywood list. She is poised to breakout this summer with her turn as 'Julia...

27 August 2007

30. Lilly Aspell

Actress | Wonder Woman

Lilly Aspell is Scottish-born actress famous for portraying the main Young Diana (Gal Gadot) in Wonder Woman 2017. Born on 23 October, 2007 in Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, to a Scottish mother, Donna, and an Irish father, Paddy Aspell, both professional jockeys, Lilly is a keen equestrian and combines ...

23 October 2007

31. Lonnie Chavis

Actor | This Is Us

Lonnie Chavis was born in Southern California. At the age of 4, Lonnie showed interest in acting when he pointed to the television and told his mother that he wanted to go "there". At 6 years old, Lonnie's mother began submitting him for modeling and commercial opportunities and it was then that ...

23 November 2007

32. Abby Ryder Fortson

Actress | Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret

Abby Ryder Fortson was recently named one of The Hollywood Reporter's "Top 30 Stars Under the Age of 18." She also recently re-teamed with famed director Mark Romanek starring in the pilot episode of the Amazon Prime series, Tales from the Loop (2020) , opposite Rebecca Hall. Abby's performance ...

14 March 2008

33. London Fuller

Actress | Captain Marvel

London Fuller is an American child actress. Her first official acting job came at 4 months old, when she worked with her twin sister, Sedona Fuller, on a national ADT Security commercial. Her first co-starring credit was earned at just 6 months old, when the twin actresses played baby Emma in the ...

27 April 2011

34. Lexi Rabe

Actress | Avengers: Endgame

Lexi Rabe is an actress, known for Avengers: Endgame (2019), Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019) and Silk Road (2021).

15 June 2012

35. Presley Smith

Actress | A Series of Unfortunate Events

Presley Smith is an actress, known for A Series of Unfortunate Events (2017).

28 June 2015



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