Favorite Male Actors

by kenkeen92 | created - 19 Apr 2013 | updated - 15 Jun 2017 | Public

1. Tyson Ritter

Actor | Gloria Bell

Tyson Ritter is the lead vocalist and bass guitarist of The All-American Rejects, as well as a model and actor.

Growing up, Ritter lived in Stillwater, Oklahoma. His early love for the stage took him to the local Town And Gown theatre where he played everything from Conrad Birdie to The Cowardly ...

2. Ezra Miller

Actor | The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Ezra Matthew Miller was born in Wyckoff, New Jersey, to Marta (Koch), a modern dancer, and Robert S. Miller, who has worked at Workman Publishing and as former senior VP for Hyperion Books. They have two older sisters. Ezra is of Ashkenazi Jewish (father) and German-Dutch (mother) ancestry; they ...

3. Cillian Murphy

Actor | 28 Days Later...

Striking Irish actor Cillian Murphy was born in Douglas, the oldest child of Brendan Murphy, who works for the Irish Department of Education, and a mother who is a teacher of French. He has three younger siblings. Murphy was educated at Presentation Brothers College, Cork. He went on to study law ...

4. Michael Pitt

Actor | Funny Games

Michael Carmen Pitt (born April 10, 1981) is an American actor, model and musician. A casting agent, whom Pitt mistook as a police officer attempting to arrest him, noticed him and recommended him for a guest role on the television series Dawson's Creek (1998) (he played Henry Parker in 15 episodes...

5. Gaspard Ulliel

Actor | Un long dimanche de fiançailles

Gaspard Ulliel's dream has always been to direct a movie, and after completing his studies at the lycée (French high school), he majored in cinema at the University of Saint-Denis. However, fate had other plans, and he is currently pursuing an acting career. It began when Ulliel was 12 years old ...

6. James Franco

Actor | 127 Hours

Known for his breakthrough starring role on Freaks and Geeks (1999), James Franco was born April 19, 1978 in Palo Alto, California, to Betsy Franco, a writer, artist, and actress, and Douglas Eugene "Doug" Franco, who ran a Silicon Valley business. His mother is Jewish and his father was of ...

7. Thomas Brodie-Sangster

Actor | Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials

Thomas Brodie-Sangster was born on May 16, 1990 in London, England as Thomas Brodie Sangster. He is an actor and producer, known for Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015), The Maze Runner (2014) and Love Actually (2003).

8. Freddie Highmore

Actor | Finding Neverland

Freddie Highmore is an English actor who came to prominence for his roles in Five Children and It (2004), Finding Neverland (2004), and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005).

He was born Alfred Thomas Highmore in Camden Town, London, England, to Sue (Latimer), a talent agent, and Edward Thomas ...

9. Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Actor | Inception

Joseph Gordon-Levitt has completed production on the untitled Henry Joost/Ariel Schulman sci-fi film for Netflix in which he stars opposite Jamie Foxx and on the independent thriller, 7500, written and directed by Patrick Vollarth. Among his other projects, he is in development on a variety of ...

10. Austin Butler

Actor | Untitled Elvis Presley Project

Austin Robert Butler was born in Anaheim, California, to Lori Anne (Howell), an aesthetician, and David Butler. He has always enjoyed movies of all types. When he was 13 he was walking around at the Orange County Fair and was approached by a representative from a background-acting management ...

11. Daniel Radcliffe

Actor | Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

Daniel Jacob Radcliffe was born on July 23, 1989 in Fulham, London, England, to casting agent Marcia Gresham (née Jacobson) and literary agent Alan Radcliffe. His father is from a Northern Irish Protestant background, while his mother was born in South Africa, to a Jewish family (from Lithuania, ...

12. Chris Hemsworth

Actor | The Avengers

Chris Hemsworth was born in Melbourne, Australia, to Leonie (van Os), a teacher of English, and Craig Hemsworth, a social-services counselor. His brothers are actors Liam Hemsworth and Luke Hemsworth. He is of Dutch (from his immigrant maternal grandfather), Irish, English, Scottish, and German ...

13. Dane DeHaan

Actor | Chronicle

Dane DeHaan recently wrapped production on Amazon Studio's international cocaine drama Zero Zero Zero, in which he stars.

On the silver screen DeHaan was last seen as Billy the Kid in The Kid opposite Ethan Hawke and Chris Pratt. He played the title character in Luc Besson's Valerian and The City of...

14. Chris Evans

Actor | The Avengers

Christopher Robert Evans began his acting career in typical fashion: performing in school productions and community theatre.

He was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Lisa (Capuano), who worked at the Concord Youth Theatre, and G. Robert Evans III, a dentist. His uncle is congressman Mike ...

15. Neil Jackson

Actor | Push

Neil Jackson was born on March 5, 1976 in Luton, Bedfordshire, England. He is an actor and writer, known for Push (2009), Quantum of Solace (2008) and Absentia (2017).

16. Jackson Rathbone

Actor | The Twilight Saga: Eclipse

Internationally recognized for his breakout role as Jasper Hale in The Twilight Saga (2008-2012) Jackson Rathbone was born to American parents living in the Republic of Singapore. Growing up internationally, Jackson spent his adolescent years living in Tananger, Norway and Midland, Texas. After ...

17. Jamie Campbell Bower

Actor | The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones

Jamie Campbell Bower was born in London, England, to Anne Elizabeth (Roseberry), a music manager, and David Bower, who works for Gibson Guitar Co. His 4 times maternal great-grandfather was Sir John Campbell, the 7th Baronet of Ardnamurchan and Airds.

Jamie is also the lead singer in a band called "...

18. 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 "...

19. JD Pardo

Actor | The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2

JD Pardo was born on September 7, 1980 in Panorama City, California, USA as Jorge Daniel Pardo. He is an actor and producer, known for The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 (2012), A Girl Like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story (2006) and A Cinderella Story (2004).

20. Matt Bomer

Actor | The Normal Heart

Matthew Staton Bomer was born in Webster Groves, Greater St. Louis, Missouri, to Elizabeth Macy (Staton) and John O'Neill Bomer IV, a Dallas Cowboys draft pick. Matt was raised in Spring, Texas, and educated at Klein High School, near Houston. After school, he attended Carnegie Mellon University in...

21. Brendan Miller

Actor | In Time

Brendan Miller was born as Brendan Christopher Miller. He is an actor, known for In Time (2011), Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li (2009) and Project X (2012).

22. Keanu Reeves

Actor | The Matrix

Keanu Charles Reeves, whose first name means "cool breeze over the mountains" in Hawaiian, was born September 2, 1964 in Beirut, Lebanon. He is the son of Patricia Taylor, a showgirl and costume designer, and Samuel Nowlin Reeves, a geologist. Keanu's father was born in Hawaii, of British, ...

23. Oscar Isaac

Actor | Ex Machina

Oscar Isaac was born Óscar Isaac Hernández Estrada in Guatemala, to a Guatemalan mother, María Eugenia, and a Cuban father, Oscar Gonzalo Hernández-Cano, a pulmonologist. Oscar was raised in Miami, Florida. Before he became an actor, he played lead guitar and sang vocals in his band the Blinking ...

24. Kyle Gallner

Actor | American Sniper

Kyle Gallner was born in West Chester, Pennsylvania. He started his career by following his sister along to one of her auditions.

Perhaps best know for his role as Cassidy "Beaver" Casablancas on the CW's lone hit series, Veronica Mars (2004), actor Kyle Gallner had been appearing in films and on ...

25. Erik J. Berg

Actor | The Haunting in Connecticut

Erik J. Berg was born on July 15, 1991 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He is an actor and writer, known for The Haunting in Connecticut (2009), Until the Real Thing Comes Along (2019) and Silent Night (2012).

26. Josh Keaton

Actor | Hercules

Josh Keaton was born on February 8, 1979 in Pasadena, California, USA as Joshua Luis Wiener. He is known for his work on Hercules (1997), Voltron: Legendary Defender (2016) and Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater (2004). He has been married to Elizabeth Melendez since May 30, 2009.

27. Darryl Stephens

Actor | Noah's Arc: Jumping the Broom

Darryl Stephens was born on March 7, 1974 in Pasadena, California, USA as Darryl Joseph Stephens. He is an actor and producer, known for Noah's Arc: Jumping the Broom (2008), Boy Culture (2006) and Noah's Arc (2004).

28. Alex Pettyfer

Actor | I Am Number Four

Alexander Richard Pettyfer was born in Hertfordshire and raised in Windsor. His mother, Lee (Robinson), is an interior designer. His father, Richard Pettyfer, is a fellow actor. His parents divorced and Alex now has a younger half-brother, James, from his mother's re-marriage to a property ...

30. Avan Jogia

Actor | Zombieland: Double Tap

Vancouver native, Avan Jogia landed his first acting role as Danny Araujo on the award-winning TV movie drama A Girl Like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story (2006), directed by Oscar nominee Agnieszka Holland. Jogia followed up with a recurring role on the SyFy Channel hit series Caprica (2009) as well as ...

31. Raymond Ablack

Actor | Teenagers

Raymond was born and raised in Toronto, Canada. Bitten by the performance bug, on stage as Young Simba in The Lion King at the Princess of Wales theatre, at age 11, Raymond has enjoyed performing and entertaining ever since.

He achieved international recognition for his role on Degrassi: The Next ...

32. Ken Baumann

Actor | The Secret Life of the American Teenager

Ken Baumann was born on August 8, 1989 in Urbana, Illinois, USA as Kenneth Robert Baumann. He is an actor and writer, known for The Secret Life of the American Teenager (2008), Spring Break '83 and Castle (2009). He has been married to Aviva Baumann since June 16, 2012.

33. James Dean

Actor | East of Eden

James Byron Dean was born February 8, 1931 in Marion, Indiana, to Mildred Marie (Wilson) and Winton A. Dean, a farmer turned dental technician. His mother died when Dean was nine, and he was subsequently raised on a farm by his aunt and uncle in Fairmount, Indiana. After grade school, he moved to ...

34. Gene Kelly

Soundtrack | Singin' in the Rain

Eugene Curran Kelly was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the third son of Harriet Catherine (Curran) and James Patrick Joseph Kelly, a phonograph salesman. His father was of Irish descent and his mother was of Irish and German ancestry.

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer was the largest and most powerful studio in...

35. A.J. Trauth

Actor | Even Stevens

AJ Trauth was born on September 14, 1986, in Chicago, Illinois. His acting career began when he landed the role of Ben in Search for the Jewel of Polaris: Mysterious Museum (1999) at the age of 13. Soon after this, AJ starred as Alan Twitty in the Disney Channel series Even Stevens (2000). He has ...

36. Tom Welling

Actor | Smallville

Tom Welling is probably best known for playing Clark Kent on the hit television series Smallville (2001).

He was born Thomas Joseph Welling in Putnam Valley, New York, to Bonnie and Thomas Welling, who is a retired executive for General Motors. He has a younger brother, Mark Welling, who is also an ...

37. Sean Flynn

Actor | Zoey 101

Born and raised in Los Angeles, Sean Flynn has been a working actor since the age of seven. Grandson of the legendary actor Errol Flynn, acting is in his roots. Beginning his career by appearing in a couple commercials, he quickly moved on to working in Film. At age 14, he secured the male lead in ...

38. Matthew Underwood

Actor | Zoey 101

Matthew Underwood was born and raised in The Sunshine State of Florida. Having an instinctual calling for entertaining, Matthew started his career at the age of 8. Beginning with training for a competition in Orlando Florida, where he was able to show off his talents to thousands of spectators. ...

39. Austin Butler

Actor | Untitled Elvis Presley Project

Austin Robert Butler was born in Anaheim, California, to Lori Anne (Howell), an aesthetician, and David Butler. He has always enjoyed movies of all types. When he was 13 he was walking around at the Orange County Fair and was approached by a representative from a background-acting management ...

40. Thom Green

Actor | Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn

Thom Green is an actor, known for Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn (2012), Camp (2013) and Dance Academy (2010).

41. Masam Holden

Actor | The Spectacular Now

Lived abroad until he was 10, he then moved to Northern California for a couple of years. He came to Los Angeles when he was 12. He also enjoys going to the movies and watching as many movies as he has time for. Lives in Los Angeles.

42. Iain Belcher

Actor | Lost in Space

Iain is an actor / musician born in Canada but raised in India and Indonesia. His passion for acting began at a young age on-stage in Indonesia. This passion evolved to on-screen acting after attending film school in Vancouver. He is a Leo Award winner for his work in Ungodly Acts, and a UBCP award...

43. Dane DeHaan

Actor | Chronicle

Dane DeHaan recently wrapped production on Amazon Studio's international cocaine drama Zero Zero Zero, in which he stars.

On the silver screen DeHaan was last seen as Billy the Kid in The Kid opposite Ethan Hawke and Chris Pratt. He played the title character in Luc Besson's Valerian and The City of...

44. Will Peltz

Actor | Unfriended

Will Peltz was born on May 30, 1986 in New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for Unfriended (2014), In Time (2011) and The Collection (2012).

45. Steve Sandvoss

Actor | Latter Days

Steve Sandvoss was born in 1980 in New York City. He went to school in the "burbs" and in Connecticut. He originally had studied Chinese thinking about going into international business, but changed his mind later. He attended Harvard and graduated cum laude, studying poetry and prose writing. He ...

46. Cameron Monaghan

Actor | Gotham

Cameron Monaghan was born in Santa Monica, California.

Cameron's debut TV role as "Winthrop Paroo" in The Music Man (2003) was originally played by Ron Howard in The Music Man (1962).

Cameron began his acting career at 5 years old in commercials. At age 7, he began appearing on stage as Stuart Little...



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