Actorsby MichaelOsheaBurke | created - 06 May 2018 | updated - 15 Jan 2019 | Public
2. Nick Hendrix
Actor | Midsomer Murders
Nick Hendrix was born and raised near Windsor in Berkshire. After studying drama at Exeter University he spent a further 3 years at RADA. He has worked extensively in London theatre including the National Theatre and West End. His work includes Black Mirror, The White Queen, Call the Midwife, ...
4. Kelly Brook
Actress | Piranha 3D
Kelly Brook (born 23 November 1979) is an English model, actress and television presenter best known for her roles in the 2010 horror comedy remake Piranha 3D and in the NBC sitcom One Big Happy. Brook was born and raised in Rochester, Kent, as Kelly Ann Parsons. She is the daughter of Sandra Kelly...
Actress | Game of Thrones
Amrita Acharia is of Nepalese-Ukrainian heritage. She grew up in Ukraine, Kathmandu and England before moving with her family to Norway aged 13. After completing high school in Tromsø, Amrita moved to England to pursue her acting career. Since then she has worked in Norway, London and the US. She ...
9. Jes Macallan
Actress | Legends of Tomorrow
Jes Macallan's interest in the arts began early. A classically trained dancer, she studied from the age of three for 20 years and still practices today. She later modeled in Miami, New York, and Milan while earning a bachelors degree in International Marketing from the University of Florida with a ...
10. John Noble
Artistic Director of Stage Company of South Australia 1977 - 87. Head of Drama, Brent St. School of Arts (Sydney) 1997-00. Directed over 80 plays, including 'Sons of Cain' on London's West End (1986). Freelance actor. Semi-regular in TV series 'All Saints'. Voice and acting teacher.
12. Erik Thomson
Actor | The Black Balloon
Erik Thomson is one of Australia's most respected actors across film, television and theatre.
He has recently completed filming a lead role in James Ashcroft's debut feature COMING HOME IN THE DARK with US based Kiwi actor Daniel Gillies. Earlier in 2019 Erik played a major supporting role in the ...
13. Melina Vidler
Actress | 800 Words
Melina Vidler (born 19 February 1993) is an Australian actress, known for her role as Shay Turner in 800 Words, for which she won the Logie Award for Most Outstanding Newcomer in 2016.
Vidler was born in Brisbane and grew up in Samford, Queensland, the daughter of Kaylene and Wayne Vidler, a ...
15. Rick Donald
Actor | Wentworth
Rick Donald is an Australian actor, who is best known for his roles in many TV shows, these include roles in 800 Words (2015), A Place to Call Home (2013), House Husbands (2012), The Doctor Blake Mysteries (2013), Donald would also join the Australian Award winning drama series Wentworth (2013) in ...
Actor | The Meg
Of Maori, Irish and Scottish descent and born in Napier, New Zealand to a young mother, Rob was adopted at 10 days of age to Warren and Elizabeth Williams and named Robert Williams. Rob has chosen to honor his ancestry and include his native surname as a part of his stage name.
Rob is best known for...
19. Bridie Carter
Actress | McLeod's Daughters
Bridie Carter was born on December 18th in Melbourne, Australia and is the oldest of three children - she has two younger brothers.
Bridie has been nominated for the TV Week Logie Awards three times. In 2003 she was nominated for a Silver Logie For Most Popular Actress, this award is voted for by ...
20. Olivia Tennet
Actress | The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Born and raised in New Zealand, Olivia has been a performer from a young age. Following in her sister's footsteps, she began learning tap dancing at four years old and eventually stumbled into acting three years later. Over the years, she appeared in both guest and supporting roles in various local...
22. Andrea Roth
Actress | Dark Places
Andrea Roth, a first generation Scottish-Dutch Canadian, was born in Woodstock, Ontario. Her first theatrical appearance was in The Miracle Worker when she was eleven. She received her big show business break when she starred in the mini-series A Woman of Independent Means (1995), playing Sally ...
23. Rob Corddry
Actor | Warm Bodies
Rob Corddry was born on February 4, 1971 in Weymouth, Massachusetts, USA as Robert William Corddry. He is an actor and writer, known for Warm Bodies (2013), Hot Tub Time Machine 2 (2015) and Childrens Hospital (2008). He has been married to Sandra Beth Leftowits since 2002. They have two children.
24. Serinda Swan
Serinda Swan was born on July 11, 1984 in West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada to an actress mother and theatre director father. She always had her eye on acting. Her mother would frequently take her on set, when she was little. When she was three years old, she starred in her first motion ...
25. Clémence Poésy
Actress | In Bruges
Clémence Poésy was born Clémence Guichard in Paris in 1982. She took her mother's maiden name, Poésy, as her stage name. She attended an alternative school for most of her education, but spent her last year at L'École alsacienne.
She trained at the "Conservatoire National Supérieur d'Art Dramatique",...
27. Elnaaz Norouzi
Actress | Sacred Games
Elnaaz Norouzi, an Iranian born Model and Actress who lives in India. Elnaaz grew up in Germany mastering German, English, French and now she speaks fluent Hindi, Urdu and Punjabi too. Before she started acting , she has been working for more than 10 Years as a very successful international Model ...
29. Taylor Cole
Actress | Dumbbells
Born and raised in Arlington, Texas, Taylor Cole had a fulfilling high school experience. Proving to be a gifted athlete, she played on her high school's volleyball team and traveled around the country with the Junior Olympics squad.
Her stunning good looks also allowed her to travel around the ...
Actor | Weekend at Bernie's
Jonathan Silverman was born on August 5, 1966 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Jonathan Elihu Silverman. He is known for his work on Weekend at Bernie's (1989), Brighton Beach Memoirs (1986) and Another Dirty Movie (2012). He has been married to Jennifer Finnigan since May 22, 2007. They have one...
32. Evan Rachel Wood
Actress | Thirteen
Evan Rachel Wood was born September 7, 1987, in Raleigh, North Carolina. Her father, Ira David Wood III, is a theatre actor, writer and director, and her mother, Sara Wood, is an actress and acting coach. She has two older brothers--Dana Wood, a musician, and Ira David Wood IV, who has also acted. ...
33. Thandie Newton
Actress | Crash
Thandie Newton was born in London. She is the daughter of a Zimbabwean mother, Nyasha, a health-care worker from the Shona tribe, and Nick Newton, a British father who worked as a lab technician. She lived in Zambia until political unrest caused her family to move back to the UK. She then lived in ...
34. Jeffrey Wright
Actor | Shaft
Born and raised in Washington DC, Wright graduated from Amherst College in 1987. Although he studied Political Science while at Amherst, Wright left the school with a love for acting. Shortly after graduating he won an acting scholarship to NYU, but dropped out after only two months to pursue ...
35. Angela Sarafyan
Actress | The Immigrant
Angela Sarafyan is an Armenian American actress. She has appeared as a guest-star in several television series such as Judging Amy (1999) and Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997).
Sarafyan has acted in the feature films: On the Doll (2007), Kabluey (2007), The Informers (2008), A Beautiful Life (2008), ...
36. Ed Harris
Actor | The Truman Show
By transforming into his characters and pulling the audience in, Ed Harris has earned a reputation as one of the most talented actors of our time.
Ed Harris was born in Tenafly, New Jersey, to Margaret (Sholl), a travel agent, and Robert Lee Harris, a bookstore worker who also sang professionally. ...
38. Noah Emmerich
Actor | The Americans
Noah Emmerich was born and raised in New York City, to Constance, a concert pianist, and André Emmerich, an art dealer and gallery owner. He attended Yale University, where he sang with the a capella group the Yale Spizzwinks. He attended NYU Film School where he wrote and directed an award winning...
39. Costa Ronin
Actor | The Americans
Costa (short for Konstantin) was born and raised in Kaliningrad, a Russian exclave on the Baltic Sea between Poland and Lithuania, where he landed his first role at the age of five. In 1996 his family migrated to New Zealand, and then in 2001 to Australia, where he continued training and performing...
41. Paul Giamatti
Actor | Sideways
Paul Giamatti is an American actor who has worked steadily and prominently for over twenty years, and is best known for leading roles in the films American Splendor (2003), Sideways (2004), and Barney's Version (2010) (for which he won a Golden Globe), and supporting roles in the films Cinderella ...
42. Damian Lewis
Actor | Band of Brothers
Damian Lewis was born on February 11, 1971, in St. John's Wood, London, England, to Charlotte Mary (Bowater), from an upper-class background, and J. Watcyn Lewis, a city broker whose own parents were Welsh. He was raised on Abbey Road in London until the age of 8 with his siblings Gareth, William, ...
43. Maggie Siff
Actress | Push
Maggie Siff (born June 21, 1974) is an American actress. Her television roles have included department store heiress Rachel Menken Katz on the AMC drama Mad Men, Tara Knowles on the FX drama Sons of Anarchy, and psychiatrist Wendy Rhoades on the Showtime series Billions. She has had roles in the ...
44. Malin Akerman
Actress | Watchmen
Malin was born in Stockholm, Sweden and raised in Toronto, Canada. Her mother, Pia (Sundström), is a model and aerobics instructor, and her father, Magnus Åkerman, is an insurance broker. They moved to Toronto when she was age 2. At age 5, she began appearing in TV commercials. Her parents divorced...
Actress | Human Traffic
Lorraine Pilkington was born on April 18, 1974 in Dublin, Ireland. She is an actress, known for Human Traffic (1999), The Last of the High Kings (1996) and Monarch of the Glen (2000). She has been married to Simon Massey since November 2001. They have three children.
Actress | The 100
Marie Avgeropoulos currently stars as "Octavia Blake" in the CW's post-apocalyptic drama series, The 100 (2014). The Emmy- nominated series chronicles the surviving population living on a space station, called the ARK, who send a group of 100 delinquents down to earth. THE 100 set out to see if ...
48. Ivana Milicevic
Actress | Just Like Heaven
Ivana Milicevic (pronounced Ee-vah-nah Mee-lee-cheh-veech) was born on April 26, 1974, in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina (part of Yugoslavia at the time), into a Croat family. She is the daughter of Tonka and Damir Milicevic, and has a younger brother, Tomo. The family emigrated to the United ...
50. 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, ...
53. Roy Billing
Actor | The Dish
Roy Billing was born in 1947 in Ruawai, Northland, New Zealand as Roy Harwood Billing. He is an actor, known for The Dish (2000), The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010) and Underbelly (2008).
54. Danielle Cormack
Actress | Wentworth
Danielle Cormack is an award-winning actress who has an extensive career in film, theatre and television. After a vast career in New Zealand, she quickly came to prominence in Australia with her powerhouse performances in television series: Wentworth (2013), Rake (2010) and Underbelly (2008): Razor...
Actress | Frequency
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 ...
56. Anna Hopkins
Actress | The Expanse
In addition to Anna's achievements in acting, she is making her mark as a screenwriter. She has been recognized as a finalist in screenwriting competitions at Cinequest Film Festival (2017) and Hollyshorts Festival (2017), and was one of ten filmmakers across Canada to receive full funding from ...
57. David Giuntoli
Actor | Grimm
David Giuntoli was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and was raised in St. Louis, Missouri. He is the son of Mary and David Giuntoli. David was educated at St. Louis University High School and moved on to Indiana University Bloomington, where he graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in International ...
58. Romany Malco
Actor | Weeds
The first American-born member of his West Indian family, Brooklyn-bred Romany Malco began his career at the age of seven, when he picked up a microphone and started rapping. As a teen he moved to Texas and formed the rap group R.M.G., and upon relocating to Los Angeles, the crew signed a deal to ...
59. James Roday
Actor | Psych
James David Rodríguez was born on April 4, 1976. He is the son of Jim Rodríguez and Deborah Collins. Roday was born in San Antonio. He attended Taft High School. He studied theater at New York University's Experimental Theatre Wing, where he earned a bachelor's degree in fine arts. He has acted in ...
Actress | A Million Little Things
French-American actress, Stephanie Szostak (show-stack) never thought of becoming an actress. She left France after high school to study business and play varsity golf at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. Upon graduating college, Szostak landed a job in marketing at Chanel ...
61. Jonny Brugh
Actor | What We Do in the Shadows
Jonny Brugh is an actor and producer, known for What We Do in the Shadows (2014), Mega Time Squad (2018) and What We Do in the Shadows: Interviews with Some Vampires (2005).
63. Orla Brady
Actress | Fringe
Irish-born Orla Brady studied acting at the Ecole Phillippe Gaulier in Paris. Upon returning to Dublin, she won the role of Adela in the House of Bernarda Alba at the Gate Theatre. Since then, she has been working on both sides of the Atlantic with a career mix of television, film, and stage to her...
66. Emma Ishta
Actress | Stitchers
Emma Ishta is an Australian actress known for Stitchers (2015-2017), I Smile Back (2015), and Manhattan Love Story (2014). She studied as a vocalist at the Queensland Conservatory of Music until her modeling career brought her to Sydney, Paris, London, and eventually New York. She is married to New...
69. Torben Liebrecht
Actor | Operation Finale
Torben Liebrecht stars alongside Sir Ben Kingsley, Oscar Isaac and Mélanie Laurent in the MGM thriller "Operation Finale".
Liebrecht first entered the big screen in 2002 in the international co-production "Deathwatch"; only a year later he played Emperor Charles V in "Luther" by the side of Sir ...
71. Aisling Bea
Actress | This Way Up
Aisling Bea is an actor, stand-up comedian and writer from Kildare in Ireland where she was born on March 16 1984. She won the 2014 British Comedy Award for Best Female TV Comedian. She trained at LAMDA (The London Academy for Music and Dramatic Art). In 2012 she won the Gilded Balloon So You Think...
72. Halston Sage
Actress | Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse
Named to Variety's Top 10 Stars to Watch, Halston Sage continues to gain fame, working alongside notable actors and filmmakers.
She was born Halston Jean Schrage in Los Angeles, California, to Lenny and Tema Schrage, and has two younger siblings, Max and Kate. In addition to her acting credits, Sage...
73. MacKenzie Porter
Actress | Hell on Wheels
Raised on a cattle and bison ranch in Southern Alberta, MacKenzie began studying piano, violin, and voice at the young age of four. As a classically trained violinist, MacKenzie performed for many years as a soloist and a chamber musician, performing with various symphonies. MacKenzie's family of ...