Great male actors

by lukehaidys | created - 08 Oct 2014 | updated - 8 months ago | Public

1. Joseph Cross

Actor | Milk

Joseph Cross made his motion picture debut in M. Night Shyamalan's Wide Awake (1998). Cross was also seen in Strangers with Candy (2005), co-starring Amy Sedaris, Stephen Colbert, Paul Dinello, and Greg Hollimon. The prequel to the Comedy Central series of the same name, the film was directed by ...

2. Josh Cooke

Actor | Dexter

Josh Cooke was born on November 22, 1979 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Joshua Gregory Cooke. He is an actor and writer, known for Dexter (2006), Committed (2005) and I Love You, Man (2009). He has been married to Eleisha Eagle since April 26, 2011. They have one child.

3. Eddie Kaye Thomas

Actor | American Pie

Began acting at the age of seven in his hometown of New York City. By 10, he had appeared in "Richard III" with the Brooklyn Shakespeare Company. He made his Broadway debut at 12 as an understudy in John Guare's Lincoln Center Production of "Four Baboons Adoring The Sun". He has numerous other ...

4. Paul Gorvin

Actor | SEAL Team

Paul Gorvin was born in Surrey, England on February 27, 1980. He began his acting career at age 7, attending Nick Paris's Drama School in Woking, UK, where he earned his first leading role as Leroy in Bugsy Malone.

He attended Epsom college from 1993-1996 and Hurtwood House from 1996-1998, where he ...

5. Nick Carter

Music_department | A Mighty Heart

Nickolas Gene Carter was born on January 28, 1980 in Jamestown, New York, to Jane Elizabeth (Spaulding) and Robert Gene Carter. As a child, he appeared in several television commercials, and, in 1989, auditioned for The All New Mickey Mouse Club (1989) (aka "The Mickey Mouse Club"). However, his ...

6. Sean Faris

Actor | Never Back Down

Sean Hardy Faris was born in Houston, Texas, to Katherine (Miller) and Warren Stephen Faris. He is of English, German, Scottish, and Irish descent. Sean moved to Ohio at age twelve, and has been honing his craft in Los Angeles since moving four years upon his high school graduation. He received an ...

7. 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) ...

8. Parker Young

Actor | Arrow

Parker Charles William Young was born in Tucson, Arizona, to Karl and Zarina Young. He is the oldest of three children, and as a youth he enjoyed playing sports, rock climbing, paintballing, and exploring the Sonoran desert. In high school, football became Parker's main focus. As a sophomore he ...

9. Michael Gross

Actor | Family Ties

Michael Gross was born in 1947 in Chicago, Illinois, to Virginia Ruth (Cahill), a telephone operator, and William Oscar Gross, a tool designer. He was involved with a gang for a couple of years during high school before becoming a better student. He went on to be senior class president. Received an...

10. Dylan Sprayberry

Actor | Teen Wolf

Dylan Sprayberry is an American actor and musician known for Man of Steel (2013), Teen Wolf (2011), Shuffle (2011) and Old Dogs (2009). Dylan attended West University Elementary until 2005 when his family moved to California. He has a younger sister, Ellery Sprayberry, who is also an actress. His ...

11. Jake McDorman

Actor | Live Free or Die Hard

Jake McDorman was born on July 8, 1986 in Dallas, Texas, USA as John Allen McDorman IV. He is an actor and producer, known for Live Free or Die Hard (2007), American Sniper (2014) and Aquamarine (2006).

12. Robert Taylor

Actor | The Matrix

Robert Taylor is one of Australia's busiest actors with an illustrious career spanning over international film and television. Perhaps best known for his portrayal of the title role of Walt Longmire in Netflix's record breaking drama series Longmire, which recently released its sixth and final ...

13. Masi Oka

Actor | Heroes

Masayori "Masi" Oka is a Japanese American actor, producer and digital effects artist. He became widely known for his role on NBC's Heroes as Hiro Nakamura and in CBS' Hawaii Five-0 as Doctor Max Bergman. Oka was born in Tokyo, Japan, to Setsuko Oka. His parents divorced when he was one month old; ...

14. Alexander Dreymon

Actor | Christopher and His Kind

Alexander Dreymon was born February 7, 1983 in Germany and grew up in France, Switzerland and the United States. He studied in Paris and trained three years at Drama Centre London. Dreymon worked on stage in London and Paris and made his screen debut alongside Doctor Who star Matt Smith in the ...

15. Henry Cavill

Actor | Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Henry William Dalgliesh Cavill was born on the Bailiwick of Jersey, a British Crown dependency in the Channel Islands. His mother, Marianne (Dalgliesh), a housewife, was also born on Jersey, and is of Irish, Scottish and English ancestry. Henry's father, Colin Richard Cavill, a stockbroker, is of ...

16. Sam Elliott

Actor | A Star Is Born

Tall, thin, wiry Sam Elliott is the classic picture of the American cowboy. Elliott began his acting career on the stage and his film debut was in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969). Although his future wife, Katharine Ross co-starred in the film, the two did not meet until they filmed The ...

17. Steve Zahn

Actor | War for the Planet of the Apes

Steve Zahn was born in Marshall, Minnesota, to Zelda, who worked at a YMCA, and Carleton Edward Zahn, a Lutheran pastor at Peace Lutheran Church, Robbinsdale, Minnesota. His career kicked off in his native Minnesota when he crashed the audition of a local stage production of "Biloxi Blues" and won ...

18. James Earl Jones

Actor | Rogue One

Widely regarded as the one of greatest stage and screen actors both in his native USA and internationally, James Earl Jones was born on January 17, 1931 in Arkabutla, Mississippi. At an early age, he started to take dramatic lessons to calm himself down. It appeared to work as he has since starred ...

19. Jason Mantzoukas

Actor | The Dictator

Jason Mantzoukas was born on December 18, 1972 in Nahant, Massachusetts, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for The Dictator (2012), The House (2017) and The Lego Batman Movie (2017).

20. Kevin Daniels

Actor | Why Women Kill

Kevin Daniels was born on December 9, 1976 in San Diego, California, USA as Kevin Dwight Daniels Jr. He is an actor, known for Why Women Kill (2019), Atypical (2017) and Sirens (2014).

21. Marque Richardson

Actor | Dear White People

Marque Richardson was born on October 23, 1985 in San Diego, California, USA as Marque Richardson Jr. He is an actor and producer, known for Dear White People (2014), True Blood (2008) and Dear White People (2017).

22. Christian Kane

Actor | Just Married

Christian Kane was born in Dallas, Texas. Christian and his family moved around a lot throughout the South before settling down in Norman, Oklahoma. Christian attended the University of Oklahoma where he had plans to major in Art History. However, Christian wanted to try out acting, so he took his ...

23. Steve Howey

Actor | Bride Wars

From nuanced and honest portrayals of fatherhood-gone-wild across the eighth season of Showtime's EMMY® Award-nominated series Shameless to palpable intensity on the likes of Sons of Anarchy, Steve Howey reflects a classic masculinity on-screen equally steeped in humor and heart. That timeless ...

24. Donovan Patton

Actor | Lies I Told My Little Sister

Donovan Patton was born on March 1, 1978 in Guam. He is an actor, known for Lies I Told My Little Sister (2014), Blue's Clues (1996) and Grand Theft Auto V (2013).

25. Bradley James

Actor | Underworld: Blood Wars

British-American actor, Bradley James, won his first role on the BBC pilot Dis/Connected. Show creators were so impressed with his work that they would go on to cast him as the young King Arthur in the hit show Merlin (2008) which aired on BBC & NBC. Of the eventual cast, James was the only cast ...

26. Eoin Macken

Actor | Resident Evil: The Final Chapter

Eoin - pronounced Owen - Macken was born in Dublin on 21 February 1983 and began his interest in drama at University College, Dublin. At the age of 19, he became a highly successful model, chosen as the face of Abercrombie and Fitch, in addition to working for Ralph Lauren, Braun and GQ magazine. ...

27. 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).

28. Tom Ellis

Actor | Lucifer

Tom Ellis is a Welsh actor from Cardiff, Wales. He is best known for playing Lucifer Morningstar in the American television series Lucifer (2016-2020).

Ellis was born in Cardiff. He studied BA Dramatic Studies at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (previously the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and...

29. Alex Roe

Actor | The 5th Wave

Alex Roe was born in June 1990 in Westminster, London, England as Alexander Michael Roe-Brown. He is an actor, known for The 5th Wave (2016) and Hot Summer Nights (2017).



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