Young Up and Coming UK Actors to Watch out for in 2017

by stelliosbarker | created - 08 Nov 2016 | updated - 08 Nov 2016 | Public

Young Up and Coming UK Actors to Watch out for in 2017

1. Elijah Baker

Actor | Signs of Silence

Hailing from South East London, Elijah first starting acting as a hobby at the age of 14 and began going to Lewisham Youth Theatre at Catford Broadway. Acting remained a hobby for Elijah until a few years later, when members of The Old Vic theatre came to Elijah's Secondary school to hold open ...

2. Dominique Tipper

Actress | The Expanse

Dominique Tipper was born as Dominique Jade Tipper. She is an actress, known for The Expanse (2015), Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016) and The Girl with All the Gifts (2016).

3. Kola Bokinni

Actor | Hunter Killer

Kola wale Anthony Bokinni is an Actor known for "A Hundred Streets"(2015) and "Schemata"(2010). He was born in London, England to Irish and Nigerian parents. The last born of seven children (5 sisters and 1 brother) he grew up in Peckham, south London. He has been acting since the age of 14. As a ...

4. Osy Ikhile

Actor | Childhood's End

Osy Ikhile is an actor and producer, known for Childhood's End (2015), In the Heart of the Sea (2015) and The Legend of Tarzan (2016).

5. Letitia Wright

Actress | Black Panther

Letitia Wright is a British-Guyanese actress. She is known for her portrayal of Shuri in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, beginning in 2018 with Black Panther (2018) and Avengers: Infinity War (2018), and for the film Urban Hymn (2015). She has also starred in The Commuter (2018) and Ready Player One...

6. Damson Idris

Actor | Snowfall

Damson Idris is a British television, theatre and film actor.

He was born in 1991 in Peckham, London. The last born of six children (3 brothers and 2 sisters) and raised by a single mother, he discovered his passion for acting whilst studying at Brunel University. There he attained a BA Honors ...

7. Katie Goldfinch

Actress | Crucible of the Vampire

Katie Goldfinch is an actress and producer, known for Crucible of the Vampire (2019), Lucid (2018) and Shadows (2015).

8. Joshua Osei

Actor | Patient Zero

Joshua Osei was born on December 4 1987. A native Londoner he is the nephew of writer/director/producer Rita Osei, in whose short film 'The Curry Club' he made his debut in 2007. Since then he has appeared in a variety of corporate and commercial films, including the directorial debut of singer/...

9. Malachi Kirby

Actor | Curfew

Malachi Kirby was born on September 20, 1989 in England. He is an actor, known for Curfew (2019), Devils (2019) and Roots (2016).

10. Finn Cole

Actor | Animal Kingdom

Finn Cole is an actor, known for Animal Kingdom (2016), Slaughterhouse Rulez (2018) and Peaky Blinders (2013).

11. Jade Asha

Actor | The Intent

Jade was born in South London and raised in West Norwood by her Mauritian father and English mother. The family moved to Norwich where Jade lived between the ages of 11 and 17 and studied at Norwich Theatre Royal. At 17 she returned to London to pursue an acting career. After attending the Academy ...

12. Bhavnisha Parmar

Actress | Penguin

Bhavnisha Parmar is an actress, known for Penguin (2011), Doctor Who (2005) and She Fell Away (2017).

13. Tola Teriba

Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens

Tola Teriba is an actor and producer, known for Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015), CO-D (2017) and Sapiens (2016).

14. Percelle Ascott

Actor | X+Y

Percelle Ascott is an actor and producer, known for A Brilliant Young Mind (2014), Wizards vs. Aliens (2012) and Pompidou (2015).

15. Lorena Andrea

Actress | Warrior Nun

Lorena Andrea was born in London, to Spanish and Colombian parents. She developed a love for acting very early on, attending several Youth Theatre groups including the prestigious Anna Scher Theatre School. It was at this school where she embarked on her passion for performance which eventually ...

16. Shavani Cameron

Actress | Homeland

Shavani Cameron was born as Shavani Seth. She is an actress, known for Homeland (2011), The Tunnel (2013) and The State (2017).

17. Joivan Wade

Actor | The First Purge

Joivan Wade was born on August 2, 1993 in Lewisham, London, England as Joivan Derek Graham Wade. He is an actor and writer, known for The First Purge (2018), Doctor Who (2005) and The Weekend Movie (2016).

18. Michael Kodi Farrow

Actor | Instant Death

Michael Kodi Farrow is an actor, known for Instant Death (2017), Blow Your Own Trumpet (2016) and Crooked Frame (2015).

19. Dee Kaate

Writer | 1 Way Up: The Story of Peckham BMX

Dee Kaate is an actor and writer, known for 1 Way Up: The Story of Peckham BMX (2014), Freehold (2017) and Chick or Treat (2015).

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