Favorite Actors

by tim-concannon | created - 26 Oct 2013 | updated - 3 months ago | Public

1. Matt Damon

Actor | Good Will Hunting

Matthew Paige Damon was born on October 8, 1970, in Boston, Massachusetts, to Kent Damon, a stockbroker, realtor and tax preparer, and Nancy Carlsson-Paige, an early childhood education professor at Lesley University. Matt has an older brother, Kyle, a sculptor. His father was of English and ...

2. Theo James

Actor | Divergent

Theo James was born on December 16, 1984 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom as Theodore Peter James Kinnaird Taptiklis. He is an actor, known for his role as Tobias "Four" Eaton in the films Divergent (2014), Insurgent (2015) and Allegiant (2016). He is also known for his roles as ...

3. Patrick J. Adams

Actor | Suits

A "master artist" according to Variety and "tour-de-force" according to Backstage, Patrick J. Adams has starred as a fraudulent lawyer, a superhero, a veteran, a pro tennis player, and dozens of other memorable characters on stage and screen. For seven seasons Adams has charmed audiences worldwide,...

4. Freddie Fox

Actor | The Three Musketeers

Freddie Fox was born on April 5, 1989 in London, England as Frederick Fox. He is an actor and producer, known for The Three Musketeers (2011), Victor Frankenstein (2015) and King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017).

5. Paul Rudd

Actor | Ant-Man

Paul Stephen Rudd was born in Passaic, New Jersey. His parents, Michael and Gloria, both from Jewish families, were born in the London area, U.K. He has one sister, who is three years younger than he is. Paul traveled with his family during his early years, because of his father's airline job at ...

6. Jonathan Rhys Meyers

Actor | Den 12. mann

Jonathan Rhys Meyers was born Jonathan Michael Meyers on July 27, 1977, in Dublin, Ireland, to Mary Geraldine (Meyers) and John O'Keeffe, a musician. He and his family moved to County Cork, Ireland, when the actor was nearly a year old, and then, at the age of 3, his father left the family, leaving...

7. Seth Meyers

Writer | Saturday Night Live

Seth Meyers was born on December 28, 1973 in Bedford, New Hampshire, USA as Seth Adam Meyers. He is a writer and actor, known for Saturday Night Live (1975), Documentary Now! (2015) and New Year's Eve (2011). He has been married to Alexi Ashe Meyers since September 1, 2013. They have two children.

8. Matt Czuchry

Actor | Eight Legged Freaks

Matthew Charles Czuchry, also known as Matt, was born on May 20, 1977 in Manchester, New Hampshire, USA. He is an actor, best known for his work as Logan Huntsburger on Gilmore Girls (2000). Matt would later reprise his role when the popular series was launched with the reprisal of Gilmore Girls: A...

9. David Paetkau

Actor | Flashpoint

David Paetkau was born on November 10, 1972 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada as David E. Paetkau. He is an actor and producer, known for Flashpoint (2008), Goon (2011) and Man of Steel (2013). He has been married to Evangeline Duy since February 28, 2009.

10. Jesse Metcalfe

Actor | John Tucker Must Die

Jesse Eden Metcalfe was born in Carmel Valley, California, to Nancy (DeMaio) and Jeff Metcalfe. He has Italian, Portuguese, English, French, and Irish ancestry. He was raised in Southeastern Connecticut. Metcalfe attended the Williams School, a private high school in New London, Connecticut. He ...

11. 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...

12. Wentworth Miller

Actor | Prison Break

Wentworth Miller is a compelling and critically acclaimed actor whose credits span both television and feature film.

Wentworth Earl Miller III was born June 2, 1972 in Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, England, to American parents, Joy Marie (Palm), a special education teacher, and Wentworth Earl Miller...

13. Neal Bledsoe

Actor | The Man in the High Castle

Neal Bledsoe is an actor and writer who grew up in Seattle, but for some reason the internet thinks he's from Canada. That's nonsense, he was only born there. He was named after the Beat Generation hero, Neal Cassady, and a car thief his father knew. He's been a Seahawks fan longer than it's been ...

14. Brant Daugherty

Actor | Fifty Shades Freed

Brant Daugherty was born on August 20, 1985 in Mason, Ohio, USA. He is known for his work on Fifty Shades Freed (2018), Pretty Little Liars (2010) and Dear White People (2017).

15. Maulik Pancholy

Actor | 30 Rock

Maulik Pancholy was born on January 18, 1974 in the USA as Maulik Navin Pancholy. He is an actor, known for 30 Rock (2006), Weeds (2005) and 27 Dresses (2008).

16. Joel McHale

Actor | Community

Joel Edward McHale was born in Rome, Italy, to a Canadian-born mother, Laurie (Jackson), and an American-born father, Jack McHale. His father, from Chicago, is of Irish descent, and his mother, from Vancouver, has Norwegian, Finnish, and English ancestry. Joel was raised in Seattle, Washington, and...

17. Alan Ritchson

Actor | Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows

Alan Ritchson has carved a space for himself on both the large and small screens since he made the trek from a small town in Florida to Los Angeles.

Alan Michael Ritchson was born in Grand Forks, North Dakota, to Vickie (Harrell), a high school teacher, and David Ritchson, a U.S. Air Force Chief ...

18. Zachary Levi

Actor | Chuck

The middle child between two sisters, Zachary Levi was born as Zachary Levi Pugh, on September 29, 1980, in Lake Charles, Louisiana, to Susan (Hoctor) and Darrell Pugh. He uses his middle name as his stage surname, because his birth name, "Pugh", which is of Welsh origin, sounds too much like "Pew"...

19. Ryan Carnes

Actor | Letters from Iwo Jima

Ryan Carnes was born on November 21, 1982 in Pittsfield, Illinois, USA as Ryan Gregg Carnes. He is an actor and producer, known for Letters from Iwo Jima (2006), Doctor Who (2005) and Desperate Housewives (2004).

20. Allen Leech

Actor | The Imitation Game

Allen Leech was born on May 18, 1981 in Killiney, County Dublin, Ireland. He is an actor, known for The Imitation Game (2014), Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) and Downton Abbey (2010). He has been married to Jessica Blair Herman since January 5, 2019.

21. Thad Luckinbill

Actor | Just Married

Thad Luckinbill was born on April 24, 1975 in Enid, Oklahoma, USA as Thaddeus Rowe Luckinbill. He is an actor and producer, known for Just Married (2003), Sicario (2015) and La La Land (2016). He has been married to Amelia Heinle since March 3, 2007. They have two children.

22. Tom Hughes

Actor | Cemetery Junction

Cheshire-born - in 1986 - Tom Hughes attended Upton High School and even before going to RADA had a wealth of acting experience with the Cheshire Youth Theatre, the Jigsaw Music Group, the Liverpool Everyman Youth Theatre and the Belgian company Victoria. He even managed to find time to play in a ...

23. Hugh Dancy

Actor | Hannibal

Talented British actor Hugh Dancy is one of the UK's most up-and-coming talents.

Hugh Michael Horace Dancy was born in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, to Sarah Ann (Birley), who works in academic publishing, and Jonathan Peter Dancy, a philosophy professor and writer. He has a brother, Jack ...

24. David Ingram

Actor | Anne

David Ingram was born on March 27th, in Bowmanville, Ontario, to Kathryn Fay Ingram and Roger Ingram, who nurtured his artistic side from a very early age. Much of his childhood was spent at his drawing table, where he would draw and paint for hours a day. As an older child he started putting on ...

25. Adam Levine

Soundtrack | Begin Again

Grammy-winning band Maroon 5's frontman Adam Noah Levine was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. He is the son of Patsy (Noah), an admissions counselor, and Fredric Levine, who founded the retail chain M. Fredric. Adam's father's family is Jewish, while Adam's mother is of half Jewish (her ...

26. Tom Hiddleston

Actor | The Avengers

Thomas William Hiddleston was born in Westminster, London, to English-born Diana Patricia (Servaes) and Scottish-born James Norman Hiddleston. His mother is a former stage manager, and his father, a scientist, was the managing director of a pharmaceutical company. He started off at the preparatory ...

27. Eddie Cahill

Actor | Miracle

Eddie Cahill was born in New York on January 15, 1978. With Italian and Irish decent, Eddie is the second born to his parents, having one older and one younger sister. He studied acting for a year and a half at New York University with the Atlantic Theater Co. Acting School.

He appeared in Nicky ...

28. Nicholas D'Agosto

Actor | Gotham

Nicholas D'Agosto was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska. He is the son of Alan and Deanna D'Agosto, and the middle of five children (two older brothers, two younger sisters). He began acting when he was eleven years old, and was a senior at Creighton Preparatory School when he was cast in Election...

29. Oliver Jackson-Cohen

Actor | Faster

Oliver Jackson-Cohen was born on October 24, 1986 in London, England as Oliver Mansour Jackson-Cohen. He is an actor, known for Faster (2010), Going the Distance (2010) and The Secret River (2015).

30. Jay Harrington

Actor | Better Off Ted

Jay Harrington was born on November 15, 1971 in Massachusetts, USA as James H. Harrington III. He is an actor, known for Better Off Ted (2009), Benched (2014) and American Reunion (2012).

31. Jeremy Strong

Actor | The Big Short

Film work includes Molly's Game, Detroit, The Big Short, The Judge, Selma, Parkland, Lincoln, Zero Dark Thirty.

Theater work includes A Man For All Seasons on Broadway and extensive work Off Broadway.

Jeremy was recipient of the Lincoln Center Theater Annenberg Fellowship. He studied at Yale, The ...

32. Reid Scott

Actor | Veep

Born and raised in upstate New York.

Attended Syracuse University, where he was the first undergraduate to receive a combined Directing degree from the Theatre and Film schools.

He is involved with several charitable organizations including Oceana, The Humane Society, and The Creative Coalition.

He ...

33. Jeff Hephner

Actor | Peppermint

Jeff Hephner was born on June 22, 1975 in Sand Creek, Michigan, USA as Jeffrey Lane Hephner. He is an actor, known for Peppermint (2018), Interstellar (2014) and Boss (2011). He has been married to Heather Sylvia Adams since 2002. They have three children.

34. Soren Bowie

Actor | After Hours

Soren Bowie is an actor and writer, known for After Hours (2010), Blind Ambition (2008) and Lance, Bruce: Illusionist (2009).

35. Jonathan Bailey

Actor | Broadchurch

Jonathan Bailey was born on April 25, 1988 in Oxfordshire, England. He is an actor, known for Broadchurch (2013), W1A (2014) and Doctor Who (2005).

36. Guy Pearce

Actor | Memento

Guy Edward Pearce was born 5 October, 1967 in Cambridgeshire, England, UK to Margaret Anne and Stuart Graham Pearce. His father was born in Auckland, New Zealand, to English and Scottish parents, while Guy's mother is English. Pearce and his family initially traveled to Australia for two years, ...

37. Timothy Olyphant

Actor | Justified

From Timothy Olyphant's first screen appearances, such as his two-minute bit in The First Wives Club (1996), to "Nicko", whose presence at times dwarfed the island in A Perfect Getaway (2009), he has been a force to be reckoned with.

Born in Hawaii, Timothy David Olyphant was raised in Modesto, ...

38. Barry Watson

Actor | 7th Heaven

Barry was born in Traverse City, Michigan - the third of four children (Scott & Christie are older, Kip is younger). His dad was an attorney and his mother was a paralegal. At age 8, he moved to Dallas where he started modeling. At age 14, his parents divorced. At age 15, he took off for Burbank, ...

39. Aaron Paul

Actor | Breaking Bad

Aaron Paul was born Aaron Paul Sturtevant in Emmett, Idaho, to Darla (Haynes) and Robert Sturtevant, a retired Baptist minister. While growing up, Paul took part in church programs, and performed in plays.

He attended Centennial High School in Boise, Idaho. It was there, in eighth grade, that Aaron ...

40. Shayne Topp

Actor | Dear Lemon Lima

Shayne Topp was born on September 14, 1991 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Dear Lemon Lima (2009), The Big What If (2016) and Smosh (2005).

41. Hunter Parrish

Actor | 17 Again

Hunter Parrish was born on May 13, 1987 in Richmond, Virginia, USA. He is an actor, known for 17 Again (2009), RV (2006) and It's Complicated (2009). He has been married to Kathryn Wahl since September 13, 2015.

42. Eddie Cibrian

Actor | The Cave

Eddie Cibrian was born on June 16, 1973 in Burbank, California, USA as Edward Carl Cibrian. He is an actor, known for The Cave (2005), Sunset Beach (1997) and Third Watch (1999). He has been married to LeAnn Rimes since April 22, 2011. He was previously married to Brandi Glanville.

43. Chandler Massey

Actor | Days of Our Lives

Chandler Massey was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, with his two younger siblings. He is the son of Lewis (former Secretary of State of Georgia) and Amy Massey. Chandler graduated from Norcross High School in May, 2009. While there, he was active in the Drama Club and took part in many of the ...

44. Hugh Skinner

Actor | W1A

Hugh was born on 6 January 1985 in London. He attended Eastbourne College from 1998 to 2003. He studied drama at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art and on graduation went into stage work. After minor roles in 'Tess of the D'Urbervilles' and 'Any Human Heart' on television in 2014 he ...

45. Davi Santos

Actor | Tell Me a Story

Davi Santos was born on February 1, 1990 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is an actor and writer, known for Tell Me a Story (2018), Law & Order True Crime (2017) and Power Rangers Dino Charge (2015).

46. Leo Suter

Actor | Beecham House

Leo Suter recently filmed the leading role of Daniel Beecham in Gurinder Chadha's new series BEECHAM HOUSE (Bend it Films/ITV) opposite Tom Bateman, Lesley Nichol and Dakota Blue Richards.

Prior to this he played the leading role of Jack in the second series of CLIQUE (Balloon Entertainment/BBC ...

47. Timothée Chalamet

Actor | Call Me by Your Name

Timothée Hal Chalamet was born and raised in Manhattan, to Nicole Flender, a real estate broker and dancer, and Marc Chalamet, a UNICEF editor. His mother, who is of Russian Jewish and Austrian Jewish descent, is from New York. His father, who is from Nîmes, France, is of French and English ...

48. Dean Cain

Actor | God's Not Dead

Dean Cain was born Dean George Tanaka in Mount Clemens, Michigan, to actress Sharon Thomas Cain and Roger Tanaka. His mother married his adoptive father, director Christopher Cain, when Dean was three. Though he grew up in Malibu and attended Santa Monica High School, his career plans favored ...



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