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by andrejia | created - 08 Jan 2018 | updated - 2 days ago | Public

My favorite lesser known character actors

1. 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 ...

2. Lesley-Ann Brandt

Actress | Painkillers

South African export Lesley-Ann Brandt stars as the Vertigo/DC comic book character Mazikeen, on Fox's hit series "Lucifer."

Born and raised in Cape Town South Africa, Brandt immigrated with her family to Auckland, New Zealand in her late teens. Discovered by local casting directors, Brandt took on ...

3. Tricia Helfer

Actress | Battlestar Galactica

Tricia Helfer is a Canadian cover girl model-turned-actress who has developed her resume beyond the catwalk to include many diverse roles highlighting her versatile and natural screen presence. Best known as the face of the series, and for her Leo award-winning lead performance as the humanoid, ...

4. Jaimie Alexander

Actress | Thor

Jaimie Alexander was born in Greenville, South Carolina, but moved with her family to Grapevine, Texas, when she was four years old. She took theatre classes in grade school as a hobby but was kicked out in high school because she could not sing, and so she took up sports instead. At age 17 she ...

5. Greg Grunberg

Actor | Alias

Gregory Phillip "Greg" Grunberg is an American television and film actor. He is best known for starring as Matt Parkman in the NBC television series Heroes and "Snap" Wexley in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. He has often appeared in works produced and directed by childhood friend J. J. Abrams. He is...

6. Victor Garber

Actor | Argo

Victor Garber has been in some of the most memorable projects of the past four decades. Victor has recently appeared in The Slap (2015), The Flash (2014), Motive (2013) and Web Therapy (2011). He is currently staring in Greg Berlanti's new DC Comics Superhero series "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" for ...

7. Amy Acker

Actress | Angel

Born and raised in Dallas, Texas where she graduated Lake Highlands High School, Amy Acker is the oldest of four children; she has two sisters and one brother. An acting major at Southern Methodist University, Amy acted in several college theater productions. She appeared in various roles during ...

8. Merrin Dungey

Actress | Alias

Merrin Dungey was born on August 6, 1971 in Sacramento, California, USA. She is an actress, known for Alias (2001), Deep Impact (1998) and The King of Queens (1998). She has been married to Matthew Drake since May 2007. They have two children.

9. Ashley Johnson

Actress | The Avengers

Ashley was born in Camarillo, California on August 9, 1983, to Cliff and Nancy Johnson. When she was 9 days old, her family packed up and moved to Michigan where her father was transferred (Ship captain of an exploration ship). They finally ended up moving to "The Town That Time Forgot" called ...

10. Ennis Esmer

Actor | Blindspot

Ennis Esmer originally came to Toronto from Ankara, Turkey at the age of 3. He trained at Second City while attending the fine arts high school Earl Haig. He made it through three years of theatre training at York University before getting the boot, while spending much of the early 2000s working on...

11. Stella Maeve

Actress | The Runaways

Stella Maeve was born on November 14, 1989 in Nyack, New York, USA as Stella Maeve Johnston. She is an actress, known for The Runaways (2010), Cloned: The Recreator Chronicles (2012) and Brooklyn's Finest (2009).

12. D.B. Woodside

Actor | Lucifer

D.B. Woodside was born on July 25, 1969 in Jamaica, Queens, New York City, New York, USA as David Bryan Woodside. He is an actor and director, known for Lucifer (2015), 24 (2001) and Romeo Must Die (2000).

13. Mahershala Ali

Actor | House of Cards

Mahershala Ali is fast becoming one of the freshest and most in-demand faces in Hollywood with his extraordinarily diverse skill set and wide-ranging background in film, television, and theater.

This past fall, Ali wrapped A24's Brad Pitt and Adele Romanski produced independent feature film, ...

14. Allison Scagliotti

Actress | Warehouse 13

Allison Scagliotti was born on September 21, 1990 in Monterey, California, USA as Allison Glenn Scagliotti. She is an actress, known as Claudia Donovan on Warehouse 13 (2009), as Maddie Clifford on Redemption Maddie (2007) and as Sawyer on Read It and Weep (2006). Her most recent television series ...

15. Mark Sheppard

Actor | Supernatural

Mark Andreas Sheppard was born on May 30, 1964 in London, England. He is an actor director and producer, known for Supernatural (2005), Battlestar Galactica (2004), Firefly (2002), Leverage (2008), Doctor Who (2005) In the Name of the Father (1993) and many others. He has been married to Sarah ...

16. Julie Benz

Actress | Dexter

Julie Benz was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA on May 1, 1972. Julie's father is a Pittsburgh surgeon and her mother is a figure ice skater. The family settled in nearby Murrysville, when Julie was two, and she started ice skating at age three. She competed in the 1988 U.S. Championships in ...

17. Mia Kirshner

Actress | The Black Dahlia

Mia Kirshner was born in Toronto, Ontario on January 25, 1975, to Etti, a teacher, and Sheldon Kirshner, a journalist. Her father is of Polish Jewish descent and her mother is a Bulgarian Jewish immigrant. Mia had a middle class upbringing and graduated from the prestigious McGill University with a...

18. Constance Zimmer

Actress | UnREAL

Constance Alice Zimmer decided to pursue a career in acting after she fell in love with the craft as a high school student. Once out of high school, Zimmer was accepted at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Pasadena, and began appearing in local theater. She was the recipient of a "Best ...

19. Jayne Brook

Actress | Chicago Hope

Jayne Brook was born on September 16, 1960 in Northbrook, Illinois, USA as Jane Anderson. She is an actress, known for Chicago Hope (1994), Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead (1991) and Boston Legal (2004). She has been married to John Terlesky since May 11, 1996. They have two children.

20. David Zayas

Actor | Skyline

David Zayas was born on August 15, 1962 in Ponce, Puerto Rico. He is an actor and producer, known for Skyline (2010), The Expendables (2010) and Dexter (2006). He has been married to Liza Colón-Zayas since November 21, 1998. They have one child.

21. Aimee Garcia

Actress | Dexter

A Chicago native of Mexican and Puerto Rican descent, she made her professional stage debut at the age of seven in Paul Mejia's "Cinderella" at The Auditorium Theatre. By the age of twelve, she was dancing 20 shows a month as "Clara" in "The Nutcracker". She joined the Young People's Company, whose...

22. Hannah Marks

Actress | Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency

Hannah Marks is an actress and filmmaker who was named one of Rolling Stone's 25 under 25 Artists Changing the World in 2017. Her first feature After Everything (2018) FKA Shotgun as co-writer/director premiered to rave reviews at the 2018 SXSW Film Festival where Hannah was also nominated for the ...

24. Noel Clarke

Actor | Brotherhood

Noel Clarke was born on December 6, 1975 in London, England as Noel Anthony Clarke. He is an actor and producer, known for Brotherhood (2016), Star Trek Into Darkness (2013) and Mute (2018). He is married to Iris Da-Silva. They have two children.

25. Jennifer Carpenter

Actress | Dexter

Jennifer was born in Kentucky. Her mother is Catherine Mitchell and her father is Robert Carpenter.

She attended St. Raphael the Archangel and then Sacred Heart Academy. During her last two years of high school, she studied drama at the Walden Theatre in Louisville, Kentucky. She then trained at the ...

26. Fairuza Balk

Actress | The Craft

"Fairuza!" ("Turquoise" in Farsi), her father exclaimed as he saw her blue eyes: Fairuza Alejandra Balk had just been born on May 21, 1974 in Point Reyes, California. Her father, Solomon Feldthouse, was a traveling musician originally from Idaho, and her mother, Cathryn Balk, was a belly dancer. ...

27. Meaghan Rath

Actress | Being Human

Meaghan Rath was born on June 18, 1986 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. She is an actress and writer, known for Being Human (2011), New Girl (2011) and Rogue (2013).

28. Arjun Gupta

Actor | Bridge and Tunnel

Arjun Gupta is an actor and producer, known for Bridge and Tunnel (2014), Nurse Jackie (2009) and Stand Up Guys (2012).

29. Summer Bishil

Actress | Under the Silver Lake

Summer Bishil was born in Pasadena, California. She and her family moved overseas when she was three. Summer attended British and American schools while her family lived overseas, She returned to her home town of Pasadena just shy of her 14th birthday. In love with the idea of becoming an actress ...

30. Jade Tailor

Actress | The Magicians

Jade Tailor is an American film and television actress. She was born in Hollywood, California to diverse parents. Her mother, a Holistic Nutritionist of Western European and Native American descent. Her father, an Israeli born businessman who once served in the Special Forces I.D.F. Jade showed a ...

31. Alessandra Torresani

Actress | The Big Bang Theory

Alessandra Torresani was born Alessandra Olivia Toreson in Palo Alto, California. Before becoming an actress, Alessandra studied dancing and singing from the age of two and achieved a Black Belt in Tae-Kwon-Do by the age of nine. Torresani's television debut was at age nine when she hosted the WB ...

32. Elizabeth Mitchell

Actress | Running Scared

Elizabeth Mitchell was born in Los Angeles in 1970. Shortly after her birth, her parents moved to Dallas, Texas. She was graduated from Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts located in the Arts District of downtown Dallas. Later, she earned a BFA degree in acting from ...

33. Cas Anvar

Actor | The Expanse

Cas Anvar is an award-winning actor. Born in Regina, Saskatchewan and raised in Montreal, Quebec, Anvar's professional career began upon graduating from Canada's prestigious National Theatre School. He is a true chameleon that has shone in dynamically diverse roles: from Oscar-winning best pictures...

34. Dominique Tipper

Actress | The Expanse

Dominique Tipper, who performs as a singer under the name Miss Tipper, is a British actress, singer-songwriter and dancer from Limehouse, East London who plays engineer Naomi Nagata in the science fiction television series The Expanse. She is of British and Dominican origin.

Until 2012, Tipper ...

35. Wes Chatham

Actor | The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1

Wes Chatham was born October 11, 1978 and grew up in North Georgia. Wes's parents divorced when he was two and he spent most of his childhood with his Mom, sister and brother. On a whim, Wes's mother took his sister to a audition for a Tide commercial in Savannah, Georgia and brought Wes along. ...

36. Frankie Adams

Actress | Mortal Engines

Frankie Adams (born 3 January 1994) is a New Zealand-Samoan actress, best known for her roles as Bobbie Draper in the science fiction television series The Expanse and as Ula Levi in the prime-time soap opera Shortland Street.

Adams was born on the island of Savai in Samoa and is the oldest of three...

37. Cara Gee

Actress | Empire of Dirt

Cara Gee is a Canadian film, television, and stage actress.

Gee was primarily known as a stage actress in Toronto, Ontario, where her acting credits included productions of Margaret Atwood's The Penelopiad, Daniel MacIvor's Arigato, Tokyo, Tomson Highway's The Rez Sisters, Cliff Cardinal's Stitch, ...

38. Jaeden Noel

Actor | Killjoys

Jaeden Noel is an actor, known for Killjoys (2015), The Expanse (2015) and Incorporated (2016).

39. Kristen Hager

Actress | AVPR: Aliens vs Predator - Requiem

Kristen Hager was born on January 2, 1984 in Red Lake, Ontario, Canada. She is an actress, known for Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (2007), Wanted (2008) and I'm Not There (2007).

40. Thomas Jane

Actor | Deep Blue Sea

Thomas Jane was born on February 22, 1969 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA as Thomas Elliott. He is an actor and producer, known for Deep Blue Sea (1999), The Thin Red Line (1998) and Boogie Nights (1997). He was previously married to Patricia Arquette and Ayesha Hauer.

41. Aaron Ashmore

Actor | Veronica Mars

Aaron was born one minute before his twin, Shawn Ashmore, in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada. He is the son of homemaker Linda and manufacturing engineer Rick. When they were 10, their mother was a part of a club called the "Multiple Births Association," or as Aaron likes to call it, "The ...

42. Shawn Ashmore

Actor | X2

Shawn Robert Ashmore was born one minute after his twin brother Aaron Ashmore Aaron Ashmore in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada, on October 7, 1979. He is the son of Linda, a homemaker, and Rick Ashmore, a manufacturing engineer. By the age of seven, when their mother became a part of the Multiple...

43. Parker Posey

Actress | Scream 3

Parker Posey was born two months premature in Baltimore, Maryland, to Lynda (Patton) and Chris Posey. The family moved to Monroe, La. and then Laurel, Mississippi, where Chris became owner of Laurel's own Posey Chevrolet. Parker attended high school at R. H. Watkins High School in Laurel, and ...

44. Scarlett Estevez

Actress | Daddy's Home

Scarlett Estevez was born in Los Angeles, California, and from a young age she displayed a knack for the performing arts.

Scarlett booked her first national commercial at age 3 and has appeared in more than 25 national commercials. Her first film role was in a short film for the "Make-A-Film ...

45. Rachael Harris

Actress | The Hangover

Rachael Harris was born in Worthington, Ohio, where she spend most of her early life. In 1986, she graduated from Worthington High School. She then attended Otterbein College, a liberal arts college located in Westerville, Ohio. She graduated in 1989, with a Bachelor of Fine Arts.

Harris joined the ...

46. Ruth Negga

Actress | Loving

Ruth Negga was born on January 7, 1982 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. She is an actress and producer, known for Loving (2016), Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013) and World War Z (2013).

47. Adrianne Palicki

Actress | G.I. Joe: Retaliation

Adrianne Palicki was born on May 6, 1983 in Toledo, Ohio, to Nancy (French) and Jeffrey Palicki. Her father is of Polish and Hungarian descent, and her mother is of English and German ancestry. Adrianne graduated from Whitmer High School. She did not take the stage in her first play until she was a...

48. Luke Mitchell

Actor | 7 Minutes

Originally wanting to be a professional tennis player, Luke began his acting career in Melbourne, Australia. He trained at the Film & Television Studio International and traveled around Australia with international entertainment company, Sudden Impact Entertainment. In his first professional acting ...

49. Patton Oswalt

Actor | Young Adult

Patton Oswalt has been headlining at comedy clubs all over the United States since 1996, as well as appearing in his own standup specials on Comedy Central and HBO. He was chosen as Entertainment Weekly's "It" comedian in 2002. He is a regular on Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993). His other ...

50. Pruitt Taylor Vince

Actor | Identity

Vince first started to get noticed for his excellent performances at the start of his career in Shy People (1987) and Mississippi Burning (1988). In both these films he played something of a blathering redneck idiot, although there was a streak of pathos in both performances which made it ...

51. Wilson Cruz

Actor | Star Trek: Discovery

Wilson Cruz, whose heritage is Puerto Rican, was born in New York City, the eldest of three brothers. Early on, his parents encouraged his interest in the theater. At age seven, Wilson began appearing in plays, among them "Cradle of Fire," "Supporting Cast," "Becoming Memories," and "The Roar of ...

52. A.J. Langer

Actress | My So-Called Life

Allison Joy Langer was born in Columbus, Ohio. At age 5, her family moved to the San Fernando Valley, just outside of Los Angeles, where she attended Granada Hills High School. She first began using her initials to join an all-boys baseball team, and the nickname stuck. She was introduced to Ernie ...

53. Jared Leto

Actor | Dallas Buyers Club

Jared Leto is a very familiar face in recent film history. Although he has always been the lead vocals, rhythm guitar, and songwriter for American band Thirty Seconds to Mars, Leto is an accomplished actor merited by the numerous, challenging projects he has taken in his life. He is known to be ...

54. Devon Gummersall

Director | Nashville

An actor since the age of 14, Devon Gummersall is best known for his work on My So-Called Life (1994) Devon grew up in a creative household that supported his interest in acting. Born in Durango, Colorado, he spent part of his developing years in Northern California before settling in the Los ...

55. Mandy Patinkin

Actor | Homeland

Mandy Patinkin was born Mandel Bruce Patinkin in Chicago, Illinois, to Doris "Doralee" (Sinton), a homemaker and cookbook writer, and Lester Patinkin, who operated two scrap metal plants. He is of Russian Jewish and Latvian Jewish descent. Growing up, he began singing in synagogue choirs at the age...

56. Rupert Friend

Actor | Hitman: Agent 47

Rupert Friend was born on October 1, 1981 in Oxfordshire, England as Rupert William Anthony Friend. He is an actor and writer, known for Hitman: Agent 47 (2015), The Young Victoria (2009) and The Death of Stalin (2017). He has been married to Aimee Mullins since May 1, 2016.

57. Renee Sandstrom

Actress | Kids Incorporated

Renee Sandstrom was born on February 15, 1974 in Worcester, Massachusetts, USA as Renee Ilene Sandstrom. She is an actress, known for Kids Incorporated (1984), Sirens of the Deep (2000) and Just Friends (2005).

58. Sophia Lillis

Actress | It

Sophia Lillis was born in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. She started her acting career at the age of seven, when her stepfather encouraged her to take acting classes at Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in Manhattan. While studying there, a teacher recommended her for a role in an NYU student film...

59. Elizabeth Perkins

Actress | Sharp Objects

Elizabeth Ann Perkins was born on November 18, 1960, in the borough of Queens, New York, and was raised in Vermont. Her mother, Jo Williams, was a concert pianist and drug treatment counselor, and her father, James Perkins, was a businessman, farmer, and writer. She is of Greek and English descent....

60. Eliza Scanlen

Actress | Sharp Objects

Australian actress Eliza Scanlen is perhaps best know for her starring role as Amma Crellin opposite Amy Adams and Patricia Clarkson in the HBO critically acclaimed drama series "Sharp Objects". Based off of the novel written by Gillian Flynn of the same name, the story centers on reporter Camille ...

61. Melanie Lynskey

Actress | Togetherness

At 16 years of age, Melanie Lynskey captivated audiences with her astonishing debut in Peter Jackson's Heavenly Creatures (1994). Her portrayal of an outcast teen whose relationship with her best friend (Kate Winslet) spirals dangerously out of control was described as "perfect" by TIME magazine ...

62. Jane Levy

Actress | Evil Dead

Jane Levy was born on 29 December 1989. She was born in California, USA. Jane attended Sir Francis Drake High School in San Anselmo, California. While in school, she was on the hip hop dancing team and was captain of the soccer team. During that time, she also appeared in Community Theater ...

63. Noel Fisher

Actor | Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows

Noel Fisher has become one of the entertainment industry's most sought after and versatile performers, bringing to life memorable characters on the big and small screens over the past few years. Fisher's film and television credits include starring as Michelangelo in Paramount Pictures summer hit "...

64. Keiko Agena

Actress | Gilmore Girls

Keiko Agena was born on October 3, 1973 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA as Christine Keiko Agena. She is an actress, known for Gilmore Girls (2000), Prodigal Son (2019) and Better Call Saul (2015). She has been married to Shin Kawasaki since December 19, 2005.

65. Lisa Bonet

Actress | Angel Heart

Lisa Bonet was born in San Francisco, California, to Arlene Joyce (Litman), a teacher, and Allen Bonet, an opera singer. She has lived most of her life in New York and Los Angeles; in L.A., she attended Reseda High School and Celluloid Actor's Studio. Her father was African-American and her mother ...

66. Zoë Kravitz

Actress | Mad Max: Fury Road

Zoe Isabella Kravitz, the daughter of singer/actor Lenny Kravitz and actress Lisa Bonet, was born on December 1, 1988 in Los Angeles, California. She is of half African-American (from her father's mother and her mother's father) and half Ashkenazi Jewish (from her father's father and her mother's ...

67. Luke Kleintank

Actor | The Man in the High Castle

Luke Kleintank also starred in "Bones" as Finn Abernathy starting in November 2011. Alongside Emily Deschanel and David Boreanaz over the course of a few years he starred in 8 episodes including but not limited to The Hot Dog in the Competition (10 November 2011), The Bump in the Road (9 April 2012...

68. Rufus Sewell

Actor | Dark City

Rufus Sewell was born on the 29th of October 1967 in Twickenham, England. His mother, Jo, was Welsh, and was an artist and painter. His father, Bill, was an Australian animator who died when Rufus was 10. He has one brother, Caspar. He attended London's Central School of Speech and Drama and left ...

69. Alice Kremelberg

Actress | Orange Is the New Black

Alice Kremelberg is a New York born actress. She was born to Peter Kremelberg; a teacher and stained glass artist and Bernadette Ginley; a hearing impaired teacher and world traveler.

Alice found her love for the stage early while performing "The Nutcracker" annually at The Hofstra Playhouse under ...

70. Kacey Rohl

Actress | Red Riding Hood

Kacey Rohl was born on August 6, 1991 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She is an actress and writer, known for Red Riding Hood (2011), Sisters & Brothers (2011) and Arrow (2012).

71. Joshua Jackson

Actor | The Affair

Joshua Carter Jackson was born in Vancouver, British Columbia. His Irish mother, Fiona Jackson, is a casting director originally from Dublin. His American father, John Carter Jackson, is from Texas. Josh spent the first eight years of his life in California before returning to Canada. At the age of...

72. Seth Gabel

Actor | Genius

Seth Gabel was born on October 3, 1981 in Hollywood, Florida, USA as Seth Cosentino. He is an actor, known for Genius (2017), Salem (2014) and American Horror Story (2011). He has been married to Bryce Dallas Howard since June 17, 2006. They have two children.

73. Kirk Acevedo

Actor | Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Born and raised in the Bronx, and spent most of his formative years hanging out in New York City, Kirk Acevedo, who is of Puerto Rican descent, received his BFA from SUNY Purchase and founded a theater company called The Rorschach Group. After guest-starring on several television shows like New ...

74. Kimberley Crossman

Actress | Deathgasm

Kimberley Crossman was born in Auckland, New Zealand. Crossman started dancing at the age of 3 and started auditioning while she was in high school. She quickly landed a series regular role on a New Zealand soap opera, Shortland Street. Kimberley Crossman now lives and works in Los Angeles focusing...

75. Alexis Raich

Actress | Fringe

Alexis Raich has been acting since the tender age of six. Since she started she has never looked back. It has been her passion since as long as she can remember and she works incredibly hard whether it be an audition or a leading role. Alexis loves to analyze each character and do the research to ...

76. Allison Raskin

Actress | Dating Strangers

Allison Raskin was born as Allison Beth Raskin. She is an actress and writer, known for Dating Strangers (2014), If Men Lost Their Virginity Like Women Lose Theirs (2014) and Miss 2059 (2016).

77. Anna Akana

Actress | Miss 2059

Anna Akana was born on August 18, 1989 in the USA as Anna Kay Akana. She is an actress and producer, known for Miss 2059 (2016), Ant-Man (2015) and 10 Second Traumas (2011).

78. Gaby Dunn

Actress | Nuclear Family

Gaby Dunn was born as Gabrielle Teresa Dunn. She is an actress and writer, known for Nuclear Family (2016), Why It Would Suck to Date an Avenger (2015) and Dick Sisters (2018).

79. Robyn Lively

Actress | The Karate Kid Part III

Robyn Lively was born on February 7, 1972 in Powder Springs, Georgia, USA as Robyn Elaine Lively. She is an actress, known for The Karate Kid Part III (1989), Teen Witch (1989) and Ouija (2014). She has been married to Bart Johnson since September 25, 1999. They have three children.

80. Olivia Thirlby

Actress | Juno

Olivia resides in New York City where she was born and raised. She has trained extensively in classical Shakespearian acting in New York at the American Globe Theatre, and in London at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. She began acting professionally in 2003, and plans to pursue a career in both ...

81. Melora Hardin

Actress | 17 Again

Melora Hardin was born on June 29, 1967 in Houston, Texas, USA as Melora Diane Hardin. She is an actress, known for 17 Again (2009), Hannah Montana: The Movie (2009) and The Office (2005). She has been married to Gildart Jackson since June 4, 1997. They have two children.

82. Andy Buckley

Actor | The Office

Born in Salem, Massachusetts. Played on the Stanford golf team his freshman year. A journeyman actor in the 90s and stopped acting as a career in 2000. Partner in an Investment Advisory Group at a brokerage house in Los Angeles. Auditioning for The Office (2005) was a fluke. Hats off to Allison ...

83. Mary Wiseman

Actress | Star Trek: Discovery

Mary Wiseman is an actress, known for Star Trek: Discovery (2017), Baskets (2016) and Star Trek: Short Treks (2018).

84. Sara Mitich

Actress | Star Trek: Discovery

Sara Mitich is defined by her passion, discipline and remarkably wide range as an actor. Prior to acting, Sara's first love was Ballet. At the young age of 9, Sara began at the National Ballet School of Canada where she flourished for several years. Due to a sudden growth spurt however, Sara was ...

85. Rachael Ancheril

Actress | Killjoys

Rachael Ancheril is an actress and director, known for Killjoys (2015), Mary Kills People (2017) and Star Trek: Discovery (2017).

86. Bahia Watson

Actress | The Handmaid's Tale

Bahia Watson is an actress, known for The Handmaid's Tale (2017), Star Trek: Discovery (2017) and Cranks (2019).

87. Rekha Sharma

Actress | The Core

Rekha Sharma was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada as Rekha Shanti Sharma. She is known for her work on The Core (2003), Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (2007) and Battlestar Galactica (2004).

88. Shazad Latif

Actor | The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Shazad Latif was born in London in July 1988 of mixed English, Scottish and Pakistani descent. He is an actor, known for Penny Dreadful, Toast of London and The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. He studied at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School but took an early departure after he secured his first...

89. Michelle Yeoh

Actress | Wo hu cang long

Born as Yang Zi Qiong in the mining town of Ipoh, in West Malaysia, in the lunar year of the Tiger, Michelle is the daughter of Janet Yeoh and Yeoh Kian Teik, a lawyer and politician. She is of Han Chinese (Hokkien) descent, and spoke English and Malay before Chinese. A ballet dancer since age 4, ...

90. Hannah Cheesman

Actress | Mama

Hannah Cheesman is a CSA-nominated actor, writer and filmmaker based in Toronto and LA. Named one of Playback's 2015 "Five to Watch" and a 2014 TIFF Emerging Canadian Filmmaker, Hannah's hit digital series "Whatever, Linda" has won 16 awards worldwide, most recently scooping up the top prize during...

91. Gemma Chan

Actress | Humans

Gemma Chan (born 29 November 1982) is a British film, television, and theatre actress and former fashion model. She portrays Charlotte in season four of the Showtime and ITV2 series Secret Diary of a Call Girl; Ruth in Channel 4's Fresh Meat; Mia Bennett in the BBC's Doctor Who "The Waters of Mars"...

92. 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 ...

93. Jessica Szohr

Actress | Two Night Stand

Szohr was born in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin. She is of Hungarian and black ancestry. Szohr played soccer, served on the student council, and was part of the cheerleading squad while in school. She started a cleaning company with a friend, cleaning their teachers' houses. Szohr started modeling at ...

94. Meredith Salenger

Actress | Village of the Damned

Meredith Salenger was born and raised in Malibu, California, the daughter of Dottie, an interior designer, and Gary Salenger, a dentist. As a child, she enjoyed performing in front of her family and friends. When she was eight years old, her mother took her to an acting class and Meredith found her ...

95. Jim Acosta

Actor | House of Cards

Jim Acosta was born on April 17, 1971 as Abilio James Acosta. He is an actor, known for House of Cards (2013), CBS News Sunday Morning (1979) and The Situation Room (2005).

96. Kiami Davael

Actress | Matilda

Kiami Davael is an actress, model, singer, songwriter & screenwriter. She is best known for her role as "Lavender" in "Matilda" starring Mara Wilson. Kiami was born in Kentucky, but her family moved to California to pursue her career. Kiami has starred in numerous TV shows such as "Moesha" & "Steve...

97. Embeth Davidtz

Actress | Bicentennial Man

Embeth Davidtz was born on August 11, 1965 in Lafayette, Indiana. She is known for her role as Miss Honey in the film Matilda (1996).

Her parents, Jean and John Davidtz, were South Africans, with Dutch, English, and French ancestry. The family moved to Trenton, New Jersey, before returning to her ...

98. Mara Wilson

Actress | Matilda

Mara Elizabeth Wilson was born on Friday, July 24th, 1987 in Los Angeles, California. She is the oldest daughter of Michael and Suzie Wilson, with three elder brothers - Danny (b. 1979), Jon (b. 1981) and Joel (b. 1983) - and a younger sister Anna (b. 1993). When Mara was 5 years old, her eldest ...

99. Madeleine Arthur

Actress | Big Eyes

Madeleine Arthur is an American/Canadian actress, known for starring as Amy Adams' and Christoph Waltz's daughter in Tim Burton's Golden Globe-winning feature film, "Big Eyes", and as a series regular on ABC's "The Family", where she played the daughter of Oscar nominee Joan Allen.

Some of her other...

100. Samantha Morton

Actress | Minority Report

Samantha Morton has established herself as one of the finest actors of her generation, winning Oscar nominations for her turns in Woody Allen's Sweet and Lowdown (1999) and Jim Sheridan's In America (2002). She has the talent to become one of the major performers in the cinema of this young century.

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