Young Adult/Teen Black Male Actors

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1. Niles Fitch

Actor | This Is Us

Niles Fitch, an Atlanta native, follows his passion for connecting with others through stage, print, commercials, television, film, and voice over. He loves to model, sing, dance, act, and make you laugh.

His father (a financial advisor) and his mother(an attorney), encouraged his excitement of ...

2. Kelvin Harrison Jr.

Actor | Luce

Kelvin Harrison Jr. was born on July 23, 1994 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. He is an actor and director, known for Luce (2019), Monsters and Men (2018) and It Comes at Night (2017).

3. Algee Smith

Actor | The New Edition Story

Algee Smith was born on November 7, 1994 in Saginaw, Michigan, USA. He is an actor, known for The New Edition Story (2017), Detroit (2017) and Earth to Echo (2014).

4. Spence Moore II

Actor | We Are Who We Are

Spence Moore II, born in St. Louis, Missouri but resides in Los Angeles and is the youngest of two children. Moore was bitten by the acting bug in 6th grade as he prepared for a local talent show. Since that time, Spence has starred in the short films, MayDay, (produced by TannLyne Productions), ...

5. Benjamin L. Taylor II

Actor | We Are Who We Are

Benjamin L. Taylor II is an actor, known for We Are Who We Are (2020).

6. Jharrel Jerome

Actor | Moonlight

Jharrel Jerome was born on October 9, 1997 in Bronx, New York, USA. He is known for his work on Moonlight (2016), When They See Us (2019) and Mr. Mercedes (2017).

7. Ashton Sanders

Actor | Moonlight

Ashton Sanders was born on October 24, 1995 in Carson, California, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Moonlight (2016), The Retrieval (2013) and Captive State (2019).

8. Asante Blackk

Actor | When They See Us

Asante Blackk was born and raised in Maryland to Ayize and Aiyana Ma'at, both clinical social workers and couples therapists. His father's family is from Alexandria, Virginia and his mother's family is from North Carolina, London, England and Trinidad.

Coming from a long line of preachers, social ...

9. Akili McDowell

Actor | Criminal Activities

Akili McDowell is an actor, known for Criminal Activities (2015), Billions (2016) and Chase the Lion (2018).

10. Caleb McLaughlin

Actor | Stranger Things

Caleb McLaughlin is known for his role as Lucas Sinclair on the hit Netflix Original series, Stranger Things. However, Caleb has worked on several television shows which include: ABC Forever, CBS Unforgettable, NBC Law & Order SVU, HBO Miniseries Show Me a Hero, ABC 20/20 What Would You Do?, HBO's ...

11. Aubrey Joseph

Actor | Cloak & Dagger

Aubrey Joseph was born on November 26, 1997 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for Cloak & Dagger (2018), Run All Night (2015) and Fading Gigolo (2013).

12. Marcus Scribner

Actor | Black-ish

Marcus Scribner landed his first series regular role at the age of 13 on ABC's hit comedy "Black-ish" starring as Andre Jr opposite Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross. Since its premiere in September 2014, the series has gone on to receive both critical acclaim and awards recognition year after...

13. Coy Stewart

Actor | Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Coy Stewart was born on June 24, 1998 in Columbia, South Carolina, USA as Tyson Coy Stewart. He is an actor, known for Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013), Logic: 1-800-273-8255 Ft. Alessia Cara, Khalid (2017) and Bella and the Bulldogs (2015).

14. Tyrel Jackson Williams

Actor | Lab Rats

Tyrel Jackson Williams was born on March 16, 1997 in Westchester County, New York, USA. He is known for his work on Lab Rats: Bionic Island (2012), Failure to Launch (2006) and Thunder Force (2021).

15. Trevor Jackson

Actor | Superfly

Trevor Jackson is an actor and director, known for SuperFly (2018), Grown-ish (2018) and Burning Sands (2017).

16. Diggy Simmons

Self | Run's House

Diggy is an American rapper, singer, model, and actor and the fourth child of Joseph Simmons of Run DMC. He along with his parents and five siblings, were the primary subjects of the MTV reality television show Run's House (2005). Diggy was also the youngest member of the hip-hop collective All ...

17. Skylan Brooks

Actor | The Darkest Minds

Skylan Brooks is an American actor born on February 12, 1999 in Torrance, California, USA. His breakthrough role was The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete (2013) featuring recording artist and Academy Award winning actress Jennifer Hudson. Skylan can also be seen in the boxing drama Southpaw (...

18. Jaden Smith

Actor | The Karate Kid

Jaden Smith is a movie actor, known for The Pursuit of Happyness (2006), The Karate Kid (2010) and After Earth (2013). In addition to being an actor he is also a dancer, songwriter and rapper who won an MTV award for his performance in The Pursuit of Happyness. He co-starred with his father Will ...

19. Justice Smith

Actor | Paper Towns

Justice Smith was born on August 9, 1995 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Justice Elio Smith. He is an actor, known for Paper Towns (2015), The Get Down (2016) and Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018).

20. Tremaine Brown Jr.

Actor | The Get Down

Tremaine Brown Jr. is an actor, known for The Get Down (2016), See You Yesterday (2019) and Farewell Amor (2020).

21. Shane Paul McGhie

Actor | Deputy

Shane Paul McGhie is an American actor who was born in Los Angeles, California to Jamaican parents.

From early childhood Shane had a desire to be on the stage and in front of the camera. At the mere age of 4 Shane was already practicing his Oscar acceptance speeches, perched atop of his couch ...

22. Jasun Jabbar Wardlaw Jr.

Actor | Atlanta

Jasun Jabbar is a triple threat out of Atlanta who is taking the world by storm. Actor/Rapper/Producer is just a few of the talents this young man has under his belt. Versatility is an understatement. Originally from Brooklyn, NY Jasun Jabbar is the son of New York's hip hop legend Half A Mill. At ...

23. Christopher Ammanuel

Actor | Black Lightning

Christopher A'mmanuel Darby was born on April 21, and relocated to Charlotte, NC. After years of singing as his first love, Christopher always had a passion for the arts and ended up falling in love with musical theatre. Young, hungry, and driven, Christopher starred in the hit stage play, "Getting...

24. Amarr M. Wooten

Actor | 4400

Rising Teen Star, Amarr is a Washington DC native whose credits span from TV and Film. He started his career at just 3 years old when he started working in his hometown on local television; things soon progressed with landing numerous national commercials and working on his first theatrical release...

25. Austin Crute

Actor | Booksmart

Austin Crute is an actor, singer, songwriter, and producer from Atlanta, Georgia. He grew up in his family's church where his father was Senior Pastor, and graduated from Greater Atlanta Christian School in 2014. During his high-school years, he starred in a variety of musical theater productions, ...

26. Allius Barnes

Actor | Thumper

Allius Barnes was born in Los Angeles to Jamaican parents where he was raised with two brothers in a creative environment.

In 2014, Allius booked his first guest star on the Nickelodeon show Sam & Cat. He also appeared in episodes of the hit shows Melissa & Joey, Bones, Rosewood and Chicago P.D. In ...

27. Stevonte Hart

Actor | Little Fires Everywhere

Stevonte Hart is an actor, known for Little Fires Everywhere (2020), Queen Sugar (2016) and Dolly Parton's Heartstrings (2019).

28. Aj Carr

Actor | Judas and the Black Messiah

Aj Carr is an actor, known for Judas and the Black Messiah (2021), This Is Us (2016) and Chicago P.D. (2014).

29. Martin Bobb-Semple

Actor | Pandora

Martin Bobb-Semple is a British actor known for his regular television appearances. He is best recognized for having starred as Thomas James Ross on the 2019 CW series Pandora as well as Alex on the Netflix show Free Rein.

He first started his acting career at the age of 9. Beginning with a ...

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