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by xcrazyxshionx | created - 20 Jun 2016 | updated - 11 Apr 2017 | Public

1. Charles Michael Davis

Actor | The Originals

Charles Michael Davis is an American actor, director, model and photographer from Dayton, Ohio.. He was born on December 1st, 1984 to an African American father and Filipino mother. Charles got his start with the talent agency Actors, Models, and Talent for Christ (AMTC). As an actor, he is best ...

2. Morris Chestnut

Actor | Under Siege 2: Dark Territory

A tall, handsome, and versatile American actor, Morris Chestnut was born in Cerritos, California, to Shirley (Wynn) and Morris Chestnut, Sr. He first came to be recognized by moviegoers starring as Ricky in Boyz n the Hood (1991), a role where he played a high school running back using his football...

3. Alexander Arzu

Actor | S.W.A.T.

Alexander Charles Arzu was born in Fontana, California. Alexander's father is from Belize, Central America and mother from Kansas City, Missouri. Alexander is also blessed with having two older sisters, Alexis and Ciara that are also both musically talented.

At the age of 3 ½, Alexander started ...

4. Denzel Washington

Actor | Fences

Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr. was born on December 28, 1954 in Mount Vernon, New York. He is the middle of three children of a beautician mother, Lennis, from Georgia, and a Pentecostal minister father, Denzel Washington, Sr., from Virginia. After graduating from high school, Denzel enrolled at ...

5. Will Smith

Music_department | The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

Willard Carroll "Will" Smith, Jr. (born September 25, 1968) is an American actor, comedian, producer, rapper, and songwriter. He has enjoyed success in television, film, and music. In April 2007, Newsweek called him "the most powerful actor in Hollywood". Smith has been nominated for five Golden ...

6. Chris Rock

Actor | Top Five

Christopher Julius Rock was born in Andrews, South Carolina and raised in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York. He is the son of Rosalie (Tingman), a teacher and social worker for the mentally handicapped, and Julius Rock, a truck driver and newspaper deliveryman, whose own father was a preacher.

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7. Tyler Perry

Writer | Diary of a Mad Black Woman

Perry was born and raised in New Orleans, to Willie Maxine (Campbell) and Emmitt Perry, Sr. His mother was a church-goer and took Perry along with her once a week. His father was a carpenter and they had a very strained and abusive relationship, which led Perry to suffer from depression as a ...

8. Adom Osei

Actor | Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Adom Osei is an actor, known for Diary of a Wimpy Kid (2010), Supernatural (2005) and R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour (2010).

9. Alfred Enoch

Actor | Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Alfred Lewis Enoch was born December 2, 1988 in Westminster, London, England, the son of English actor William Russell (William Russell Enoch) and Brazilian doctor Balbina Gutierrez. He is an actor, known for his role as Dean Thomas in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001) (2001), Harry ...

10. Aml Ameen

Actor | Yardie

Aml Ameen is a British actor in film, theatre and television. Hailing from North London, the son of Caribbean parents, Aml burst onto UK cinema screens with his standout performance as "Trife" in the cult classic, feature indie film, Kidulthood. His performance earned him a nomination for 'Best ...

11. Astro

Actor | A Walk Among the Tombstones

Astro was born as Brian Bradley. He is an actor, known for A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014), Earth to Echo (2014) and Person of Interest (2011).

12. Tituss Burgess

Actor | Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Tituss Burgess was born on February 21, 1979 in Athens, Georgia, USA. He is an actor, known for Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2015), Set It Up (2018) and 30 Rock (2006).

13. Idris Elba

Actor | Beasts of No Nation

An only child, Idrissa Akuna Elba was born and raised in London, England. His father, Winston, is from Sierra Leone and worked at Ford Dagenham; his mother, Eve, is from Ghana and had a clerical duty. Idris attended school in Canning Town, where he first became involved in acting, before he dropped...

14. Anthony Mackie

Actor | The Hurt Locker

Anthony Mackie is an American actor. He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, to Martha (Gordon) and Willie Mackie, Sr., who owned a business, Mackie Roofing. Anthony has been featured in feature films, television series and Broadway and Off-Broadway plays, including Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, ...

15. Chadwick Boseman

Actor | Black Panther

Chadwick Boseman is an American actor. He is known for his portrayal of T'Challa / Black Panther in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (since 2016), particularly in Black Panther (2018), and for his starring roles in as Jackie Robinson in 42 (2013), James Brown in Get on Up (2014), and Thurgood Marshall...

16. Orlando Jones

Actor | Evolution

Orlando Jones was born on April 10, 1968 in Mobile, Alabama, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Evolution (2001), The Time Machine (2002) and Drumline (2002). He has been married to Jacqueline Staph since January 2, 2009. They have two children.

17. Billy Brown

Actor | The Lost World: Jurassic Park

Billy Brown is an actor, known for The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997), Cloverfield (2008) and Star Trek (2009).

18. Brandon Jay McLaren

Actor | She's the Man

Canadian actor Brandon Jay McLaren was born to parents from Grenada and Trindad on October 15, 1982. Hailing from Vancouver, Brandon attended the Johnston Heights Secondary School in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada where he studied Drama for five years, working with the Johnston Heights Theatre ...

19. Brandon P Bell

Actor | Dear White People

Brandon P Bell was born on January 13, 1985 in Dallas, Texas, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Dear White People (2014).

20. Brandon T. Jackson

Actor | Tropic Thunder

Brandon Timothy Jackson was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, the son of Beverly Yvonne (Bozeman) and Wayne Timothy Jackson. His parents are both pastors, and his maternal grandfather was a Pentecostal child preacher. He credits his sense of humor to both his father and his life straddling the ...

21. Bryce Clyde Jenkins

Actor | Easy A

Bryce Clyde Jenkins moved from New Orleans to Los Angeles with his family in 2003 when he was just three years old so Bryce's father could pursue his acting career. At that time, it was unforeseen that Bryce would soon be following in his father's footsteps.

In 2008, Bryce landed a lead in the short...

22. Bryshere Y. Gray

Actor | Empire

Bryshere Y. Gray is an actor, known for Empire (2015), The New Edition Story (2017) and Canal Street (2018).

23. Jamie Foxx

Actor | Django Unchained

Jamie Foxx is an American actor, singer and comedian. He won an Academy Award for Best Actor, BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, and Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy, for his work in the biographical film Ray (2004). The same year, he was nominated for the Academy...

24. Morgan Freeman

Actor | Se7en

With an authoritative voice and calm demeanor, this ever popular American actor has grown into one of the most respected figures in modern US cinema. Morgan was born on June 1, 1937 in Memphis, Tennessee, to Mayme Edna (Revere), a teacher, and Morgan Porterfield Freeman, a barber. The young Freeman...

25. Samuel L. Jackson

Actor | Pulp Fiction

Samuel L. Jackson is an American producer and highly prolific actor, having appeared in over 100 films, including Die Hard: With a Vengeance (1995), Unbreakable (2000), Shaft (2000), Formula 51 (2001), Black Snake Moan (2006), Snakes on a Plane (2006), and the Star Wars prequel trilogy (1999-2005),...

26. Chiwetel Ejiofor

Actor | 12 Years a Slave

English actor, writer and director Chiwetel Ejiofor is renowned for his portrayal of Solomon Northup in 12 Years a Slave (2013), for which he received Academy Award and Golden Globe Award nominations, along with the BAFTA Award for Best Actor. He is also known for playing Okwe in Dirty Pretty Things...

27. Chris Warren

Actor | High School Musical 3: Senior Year

Chris Warren was born on January 15, 1990 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for High School Musical 3: Senior Year (2008), Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel (2009) and Men of Honor (2000).

28. Dulé Hill

Actor | Psych

Dulé Hill (whose first name is pronounced due-LAY) was born in East Brunswick, New Jersey; raised in Sayreville; and is the younger of two sons born to his Jamaican parents. His father is an entrepreneur and his mother is an educator. He began attending Marie Wildey School of Dance in East Orange, ...

29. Christopher Meyer

Actor | iZombie

Christopher Meyer is an actor, known for iZombie (2015), General Hospital (1963) and Wayward Pines (2015).

30. Corbin Bleu

Actor | High School Musical 3: Senior Year

Cobin Bleu was born Corbin Bleu Reivers on February 21, 1989 in Brooklyn, New York City, to Martha (Callari) and David Reivers, an actor. His mother is of Italian descent and his father is Jamaican.

Corbin began appearing in television commercials at the age two, for products such as Life cereal, ...

31. Corey Hawkins

Actor | Straight Outta Compton

Corey Hawkins was born on October 22, 1988 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Corey Antonio Hawkins. He is an actor, known for Straight Outta Compton (2015), Kong: Skull Island (2017) and BlacKkKlansman (2018).

32. Ice Cube

Soundtrack | Friday

Ice Cube was born in South Central Los Angeles, to Doris (Benjamin), a custodian and hospital clerk, and Hosea Jackson, a UCLA groundskeeper. He first came to public notice as a singer and songwriter with the controversial and influential band N.W.A. His compositions with that group included many ...

33. Ice-T

Actor | New Jack City

The legendary gangsta hip-hop emcee Ice-T was born Tracy Marrow on February 16, 1958, in Newark, New Jersey. He moved to Los Angeles, California, to live with his paternal aunt after the death of his father while he was in the sixth grade; his mother had died earlier when he was in the third grade....

34. Damon Wayans Jr.

Actor | Big Hero 6

Damon Wayans Jr. was born at his grandmother's home in Vermont, in November 1982, and was raised in Los Angeles. He is the son of Lisa Thorner and actor Damon Wayans.

He made his film debut at age 11 in the 1994 film "Blank Man" playing the role of young Kevin. Later, Damon pursued his early passion...

35. David Oyelowo

Actor | Selma

David Oyelowo (pronounced - "oh-yellow-oh"), is a classically trained stage actor who has quickly become one of Hollywood's most sought-after talents. He graduated from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA), and received the "Scholarship for Excellence" from Nicholas Hytner in 1998.

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36. David Ramsey

Actor | Arrow

David Ramsey stars as former United States Army Special Forces soldier, John Diggle, on the CW's People's Choice Award winning show "Arrow," based on the DC Comics superhero.

Created by Greg Berlanti, Marc Guggenheim and Andrew Kreisberg, "Arrow" follows presumed-dead billionaire playboy Oliver ...

37. Dayo Okeniyi

Actor | Run Sweetheart Run

Dayo Okeniyi (Pronounced: Die-o Okay-nii-yii) began performing on the stage in elementary school. In 2003, Okeniyi, the youngest of five siblings, moved from Nigeria with his family to the The United States. His father, now a retired customs officer and mother, a British literature teacher, were ...

38. Dexter Darden

Actor | The Maze Runner

Dexter Darden is an actor, known for The Maze Runner (2014), Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018) and Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015).

39. Djimon Hounsou

Actor | Blood Diamond

Djimon Hounsou was born in Cotonou, Benin, in west Africa, to Albertine and Pierre Hounsou, a cook. He moved to Lyon, France, when he was thirteen. Hounsou has graced the catwalks of Paris and London as a popular male model. He has since left his modeling career and has worked on Gladiator (2000) ...

40. Don Cheadle

Actor | Crash

Donald Frank Cheadle was born in Kansas City, Missouri on November 29, 1964. His childhood found him moving from city to city with his family: mother Bettye (North), a teacher, father Donald Frank Cheadle, Sr., a clinical psychologist, sister Dawn, and brother Colin. After graduating high school in...

41. Donald Faison

Actor | Scrubs

Donald Faison was born on June 22, 1974 in New York City, New York, USA as Donald Adeosun Faison. He is an actor, known for Scrubs (2001), Skyline (2010) and Clueless (1995). He has been married to Cacee Cobb since December 15, 2012. They have two children. He was previously married to Lisa Askey.

42. Donald Glover

Actor | Solo: A Star Wars Story

The multi-talented Donald Glover is a writer, actor, musician, comedian, producer and director, who performs under the stage names Childish Gambino and mcDJ. He was born Donald McKinley Glover at Edwards Air Force Base, California, and was raised in Stone Mountain, Georgia. His mother, Beverly (...

43. Edi Gathegi

Actor | X: First Class

Edi Gathegi was born on March 10, 1979 in Nairobi, Kenya as Edi Mue Gathegi. He is an actor and producer, known for X-Men: First Class (2011), Gone Baby Gone (2007) and Death Sentence (2007).

44. Eka Darville

Actor | Jessica Jones

Eka Darville was born on April 11, 1989 in Cairns, Queensland, Australia. He is an actor, known for Jessica Jones (2015), Her Smell (2018) and The Sapphires (2012).

45. Ernie Hudson

Actor | Ghost Busters

As a child growing up in Benton Harbor, Michigan, Ernie Hudson wrote short stories, poems and songs, always thinking that his words might one day come to life on stage. After a short stint in the Marine Corps, he moved to Detroit where he became the resident playwright at Concept East, the oldest ...

46. Franz Drameh

Actor | Attack the Block

Franz Alhusaine Drameh was born on 5 January, 1993 in London, England, UK. He is a Gambian British actor. His film debut was in Clint Eastwood's fantasy drama, Hereafter (2010). He also appeared in British film Attack the Block (2011) and the blockbuster Edge of Tomorrow (2014). He stars as ...

47. Giancarlo Esposito

Actor | Breaking Bad

Giancarlo Giuseppe Alessandro Esposito was born in Copenhagen, Denmark, to an Italian carpenter/stagehand father from Naples, Italy, and an African-American opera singer mother from Alabama. His parents, working in Europe at the time of his birth, settled in Manhattan by the time he was 6, and ...

48. Harrison Knight

Actor | Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Harrison Knight was born in Orangeburg, South Carolina and moved shortly thereafter with his mother to Kingstree, South Carolina. He began performing at an early age in theatrical productions at his church. In elementary school, Karl Singletary, an artist-in-residence and former member of the ...

49. Isaiah Mustafa

Actor | It Chapter Two

Isaiah Mustafa was born on February 11, 1974 in the USA. He is an actor and director, known for It Chapter Two (2019), Shadowhunters (2016) and Horrible Bosses (2011). He has been married to Lisa Mitchell since May 26, 2018.

50. Jimmy Jean-Louis

Actor | Hollywood Homicide

Jimmy Jean-Louis led a simple Life in the slums of Haiti until the age of 12, when he moved to Paris.

Jimmy worked for 3 years in a musical theater in Spain "La Belle Époque" before embarking on a successful modeling career in France, Spain, Italy, South Africa and England.

He moved to Los Angeles in...

51. John Boyega

Actor | Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens

John Boyega is a British actor, known for playing Finn in Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015). Boyega rose to prominence in his native United Kingdom for his role of Moses in the 2011 sci-fi comedy film Attack the Block (2011), before attaining international recognition for his work ...

52. John Kani

Actor | Black Panther

John Kani was born on November 30, 1942 in New Brighton, South Africa as Bonsile John Kani. He is an actor and writer, known for Black Panther (2018), Captain America: Civil War (2016) and The Ghost and the Darkness (1996).

53. Jussie Smollett

Actor | Empire

Jussie Smollett was born on June 21, 1982 in Santa Rosa, California, USA as Justin Smollett. He is an actor, known for Empire (2015), The Mighty Ducks (1992) and Alien: Covenant (2017).

54. K.C. Collins

Actor | RoboCop

K.C. Collins was born as Christopher Carl Collins. He is an actor and producer, known for RoboCop (2014), Bulletproof Monk (2003) and Guns (2008).

55. Kevin Hanchard

Actor | Orphan Black

Kevin Hanchard is a veteran actor who, in recent years has become one of the nation's most sought after performers. Although no stranger to film and television, this dynamic and versatile actor has made his name in the world of theatre. His knack for bringing a degree of humanity to flawed ...

56. Laurence Fishburne

Actor | The Matrix

One of Hollywood's most talented and versatile performers and the recipient of a truckload of NAACP Image awards, Laurence John Fishburne III was born in Augusta, Georgia on July 30, 1961, to Hattie Bell (Crawford), a teacher, and Laurence John Fishburne, Jr., a juvenile corrections officer.

His ...

57. Leslie Odom Jr.

Actor | Murder on the Orient Express

Born in New York. Grew up in Philadelphia with his parents and little sister. Attended Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Graduated and moved to Los Angeles in the summer of 2003.

58. Malcolm Goodwin

Producer | Construction

Malcolm Goodwin was born November 28, 1982 in Brooklyn, New York. Malcolm studied with the Julia Richman Talent Unlimited Program in New York City, later training at SUNY Purchase College Acting Conservatory, where he earned a bachelor's degree in Theatre Arts and Film. In 2011 he appeared in the ...

59. Michael B. Jordan

Actor | Black Panther

Michael B. Jordan, the middle of three children, was born in Santa Ana, California and raised in Newark, New Jersey. He is the son of Donna (Davis), a high school counselor, and Michael A. Jordan. His middle name, Bakari, means "noble promise" in Swahili. (He is not related to, or named after, ...

60. Michael Ealy

Actor | Barbershop

Known for his charming looks and deep personality, Michael Ealy blessed the movie screen with his role in Barbershop (2002). When he left Silver Spring, Maryland, with a degree in English, he headed off to New York. From there he performed in several stage productions, including the Off-Broadway ...

61. Mike Colter

Actor | Luke Cage

Mike was born to Mr. & Mrs. Eddie Lee Colter Sr. At just 8 years of age he knew that acting would be his life long ambition when he saw the film "A Soldiers Story" in 1984. He began by starting a drama club in high school and becoming the president of the club. After putting on several plays and ...

62. Eddie Murphy

Actor | The Nutty Professor

Edward Regan Murphy was born April 3, 1961 in Brooklyn, New York, to Lillian Lynch (born: Lillian Laney), a telephone operator, and Charles Edward Murphy, a transit police officer who was also an amateur comedian and actor. After his father died, his mother married Vernon Lynch, a foreman at a ...

63. Neil Brown Jr.

Actor | SEAL Team

Born in a rough neighborhood to strict, but loving parents. Neil Brown, Jr, who was a gifted martial artist and self proclaimed "knucklehead ", received his first role in film purely by chance, when a producer Patty Thomas Robinson walked into his karate Dojo looking for a kid to be in the TV ...

64. Noah Gray-Cabey

Actor | Lady in the Water

Already at the age of nine, Noah Gray-Cabey has established quite a name for himself, both as a musician and an actor.

Beginning when he was four, Noah performed classical piano in several venues throughout New England and Washington and journeyed to Jamaica for his first tour with the New England ...

65. O'Shea Jackson Jr.

Actor | Straight Outta Compton

O'Shea Jackson Jr. is an American actor and musician. O'Shea is the son of rapper Ice Cube and he portrayed his father in the 2015 biopic Straight Outta Compton (2015), which was his feature film debut.

His older brother Darrell is also a rapper under the name Doughboy, which is the nickname of the ...

66. Oren Williams

Actor | Rebound

From the small screen to the big screen, Oren is a versatile, energetic actor who co-stared at the age of five in Ice Cube's film "The Player's Club" with Jamie Foxx as Jamal, LisaRaye's adorable son. He's worked with Whoopi Goldberg and Jada Pinkett-Smith and Anthony Anderson in "Kingdom Come" and...

67. Rami Malek

Actor | Bohemian Rhapsody

Rami Said Malek (born May 12, 1981) is an American actor. He won a Critics' Choice Award and the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for his lead role as Elliot Alderson in the USA Network television series Mr. Robot. He also received Golden Globe Award, Screen Actors ...

68. Reggie Austin

Actor | Agent Carter

Reggie Austin was born on January 7, 1979 in Peekskill, New York. As a theater studies major at Yale University, he appeared in numerous stage productions, including starring roles in Macbeth and Othello. After graduation, Reggie moved to New York City, where he performed on stage and in several ...

69. Ricky Whittle

Actor | Austenland

Ricky was born in Oldham, Lancashire. His father was in the Royal Air Force which meant travelling the world to different bases. Ricky was scouted to play as a professional footballer for Arsenal and Celtic football clubs but this was thwarted by injury and instead he went to Southampton University...

70. Roger Cross

Actor | The Chronicles of Riddick

Roger Cross was born on October 19, 1969 in Christiana, Jamaica. He is an actor, known for The Chronicles of Riddick (2004), Continuum (2012) and The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008).

71. Shameik Moore

Actor | Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Born in Atlanta of Jamaican descent, Shameik Moore booked his first lead role of Malcolm in Rick Famuyiwa's Dope (2015), produced by Forest Whitaker and Nina Yang Bongiovi. The film, which is narrated by Forest Whitaker, also stars Tony Revolori, Kiersey Clemons, Zoë Kravitz, Kimberly Elise and ...

72. Sinqua Walls

Actor | Shark Night 3D

Originally from Louisiana, Sinqua moved to Los Angeles with his Family and Attended Beverly Hills High School. He is a Graduate of the University of San Francisco arts program where he studied Theater and Film. He is also of French, and Native American Descent. When not acting, Sinqua is a ...

73. Stephan James

Actor | Race

Stephan James was born on December 16, 1993 in Scarborough, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He is an actor, known for Race (2016), Selma (2014) and If Beale Street Could Talk (2018).

74. Terrence Howard

Actor | Hustle & Flow

Terrence Howard was born in Chicago, Illinois, to Anita Jeanine Williams (née Hawkins) and Tyrone Howard. He was raised in Cleveland, Ohio. His love for acting came naturally, through summers spent with his great-grandmother, New York stage actress Minnie Gentry. He later began his acting career ...

75. Trai Byers

Actor | Empire

Trai Byers was born on July 19, 1983 in Kansas City, Kansas, USA. He is an actor, known for Empire (2015), Selma (2014) and 90210 (2008). He has been married to Grace Byers since April 14, 2016.

76. Tyler James Williams

Actor | Dear White People

Tyler James Williams is an American actor, most recognizable for having played the title character of the Chris Rock-inspired sitcom Everybody Hates Chris (2005) and songwriter Cyrus DeBarge in the Disney Channel movie Let It Shine (2012). He became known for playing the lead role in the show ...

77. Khylin Rhambo

Actor | Ender's Game

Khylin Rhambo was born on January 8, 1996 in California, USA as Khylin Trejon Rhambo. He is an actor, known for Ender's Game (2013), Teen Wolf (2011) and The First Family (2012).

78. Kofi Siriboe

Actor | Queen Sugar

Kofi Siriboe (born March 2, 1994) is an American actor whose works have spanned theatre, film, and television. He is most notable for his role as Javy Hall in the Fred Durst directed movie 'The Longshots'. He appeared as James Newton on the CBS veteran show 'CSI' during the thirteenth season in the...

79. Tomiwa Edun

Actor | What Happened to Monday

Tomiwa Edun was born in 1984 in Lagos, Nigeria. He is known for his work on What Happened to Monday (2017), Cinderella (2015) and Doctor Who (2005).

80. Merveille Lukeba

Actor | Riviera

Merveille Lukeba was born on March 30, 1990 in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo. He is an actor, known for Riviera (2017), A United Kingdom (2016) and Skins (2007).

81. Leonard Roberts

Actor | Drumline

Leonard Roberts was born on November 17, 1972 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. He is an actor, known for Drumline (2002), Heroes (2006) and American Sniper (2014).

82. Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine

Actor | The Chi

Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine is a dual citizen of Uganda and America working in the mediums of photography, theatre, film and television.

Feature film acting credits include Mira Nair's "Queen of Katwe" where he plays opposite Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o, "Boost" from Oscar winning producers Kieran Crilly...

83. Jamie Hector

Actor | Bosch

Jamie Hector (born October 7, 1975 in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.) is an American actor of Haitian descent who is known for his portrayal of Marlo Stanfield on the critically acclaimed HBO series The Wire. Jamie Hector began acting immediately after high school when he auditioned for a community ...

84. 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 ...

85. Daveed Diggs

Actor | Blindspotting

Daveed Daniele Diggs is an actor, singer, producer, writer and rapper. He is the vocalist of the experimental hip hop group Clipping. Diggs originated the role of, and won a Grammy and Tony for, the Marquis de Lafayette/Thomas Jefferson in the 2015 musical Hamilton by Lin-Manuel Miranda.

86. A.J. Saudin

Actor | Degrassi: The Next Generation

AJ Saudin was born in Ontario, Canada. He started his career at the age of 4 in print and commercials and landed his first film and television role at the age of 7, playing Robbie, the son of Natalie Cole in the movie about her life directed by Robert Townsend. Over the years AJ has been seen on ...

87. Andrew McFarlane

Actor | Dance Flick

Andrew McFarlane was born on August 3, 1986 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Dance Flick (2009), The West Wing (1999) and Choose Connor (2007).

88. Antwon Tanner

Actor | Coach Carter

Antwon Tanner was born on April 14, 1975 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Coach Carter (2005), Percentage (2014) and Chase (2010).

89. Armani Jackson

Actor | Little Boxes

Armani has been grabbing the attention of major feature film directors in big budget feature films since the moment he began acting at only 6 years old. He continued to be in the mix for prominent roles in feature films over the next few years until he booked a lead role opposite Elijah Wood in the...

90. Ashley Walters

Actor | Speed Racer

Ashley Walters was born on June 30, 1982 in London, England. He is an actor and producer, known for Speed Racer (2008), Bullet Boy (2004) and Goal! The Dream Begins (2005).

91. Cedric Sanders

Actor | Future Man

Cedric Sanders was born on April 26, 1982 in Anchorage, Alaska, USA. He is an actor, known for Future Man (2017), American Gangster (2007) and The Social Network (2010).

92. Elijah Kelley

Actor | Hairspray

Elijah Kelley was born on August 1, 1986 in LaGrange, Georgia, USA. He is an actor, known for Hairspray (2007), Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013) and Strange Magic (2015).

93. Jaden Harmon

Actor | One Tree Hill

Jaden was born October 14, 2000 in Houston, Texas and has one older brother and one younger Brother. He grew up in a traditional southern household and enjoys the outdoors.

He was five when he started in the entertainment business by doing several print jobs and a handful of local commercials. His ...

94. Jordan Fisher

Soundtrack | Moana

Jordan Fisher was born in Birmingham, Alabama, USA as Jordan William Fisher. He is an actor, known for Moana (2016), Until Dawn (2015) and Grease Live! (2016).

95. Lamorne Morris

Actor | New Girl

Lamorne Morris is an American actor, comedian and television personality. He is best known for playing Winston in the Fox sitcom New Girl. As a game show host, he hosted the Cartoon Network game show BrainRush. He also worked for BET in the past. He is Originally from Chicago, before wanting to ...

96. Lance Gross

Actor | House of Payne

Lance Gross was born on July 8, 1981 in Oakland, California, USA as Lance Darnell Gross. He is an actor and producer, known for House of Payne (2006), Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor (2013) and Sleepy Hollow (2013). He has been married to Rebecca Jefferson since May 23, 2015. They ...

97. Larramie Doc Shaw

Actor | Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Doc Shaw was born to Larry and Tamie Shaw, being an only child. His grandparents noticed he had a special gift and gave him the nickname, Doc. Doc's dad got him into a modeling career. He moved through the industry fast, and has appeared in many print ads. A car accident took his father's life in ...

98. Luke Youngblood

Actor | Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Luke Youngblood was born on June 12, 1986 in Westminster, London, England. He is an actor, known for Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001), Community (2009) and Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002).

99. Nathan Stephenson

Actor | Radio Free Roscoe

Nathaniel began acting when he was very young, doing small roles in community musical theatre productions like that of Judah in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat.

When he finally did slip into the film and television industry, he landed a lead role on YTV's System Crash. From there he ...

100. Nathan Stewart-Jarrett

Actor | Misfits

Nathan was born in 1985. Brought up in Wandsworth, London, he jokes that he was 'pushed' into acting by his mother, a 'frustrated actress'. He studied at the Central School of Speech and Drama, which he graduated from in 2006. He made his professional stage debut playing a number of roles in '...



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