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Top 50 Most Popular Actors In Their 30s [2022]

Shivam ParasharShivam-Updated June 17, 2022


Top 50 Actors in Their 30s!

 

Hollywood is a place for tremendously good-looking and talented people. No matter where you are from or what race you belong to, if you're blessed with talent and have a burning appetite to prove yourself as a screen performer, Hollywood is the place for you.

 

Needless to say, a lot many actors have strived to cement their place in this highly competitive industry. While some have succeeded, plenty of other aspiring actors have been pressed to bite the dust.

 

Be that as it may, our compilation today strives to cast a light on 50 of the finest male celebrities in their 30s who have managed to captivate us with their respective stupendous performances on celluloid.

 

Their undeniable hard work bore fruit and they are now considered to be some of the finest artists working today.

 

 

50. Daniel Joseph Levy

 

Daniel Joseph Levy

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth August 9, 1983
Place of Birth Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Height 180 centimeters
Debut Year 2009
Debut Television Film Degrassi Goes Hollywood

 

Daniel Joseph Levy, who is popularly known as Dan Levy, was first seen making his presence felt in the television movie Degrassi Goes Hollywood.

 

The actor, who began his career as a television host on MTV Canada, shot to fame after playing a key role in the critically acclaimed CBC sitcom, titled Schitt's Creek.

 

Levy can also be seen in features such as Happiest Season and Stage Fright, to mention a few.

 

 

49. Scott Clinton Eastwood

 

Scott Clinton Eastwood

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth March 21, 1986
Place of Birth Carmel, California, United States of America
Height 180 centimeters
Debut Year 2006
Debut Feature Film Flags of Our Fathers

 

Son of screen legend Clint Eastwood, Scott Clinton Eastwood made his professional acting debut in the 2006 motion picture Flags of Our Fathers.

 

Some of his best-known feature films are The Outpost, Suicide Squad, The Fate of the Furious, Snowden, The Longest Ride, Wrath of Man, and Pacific Rim: Uprising, to mention a few.

 

In 2010, he was seen playing the lead role in Enter Nowhere as well.

 

 

48. Thomas Grant Gustin

 

Thomas Grant Gustin

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth January 14, 1990
Place of Birth Norfolk, Virginia, United States of America
Height 183 centimeters
Debut Year 2003
Debut Television Film Kid Fitness Jungle Adventure Exercise Video

 

Thomas Grant Gustin, who is best known as Grant Gustin, is an American actor and singer who made a name for himself after playing the role of Barry Allen/The Flash in the established CW series The Flash.

 

Also known for playing a key role on the Fox series Glee, the actor started acting right from when he was in high school.

 

Gustin has been seen reprising his role of The Flash in other celebrated shows such as Arrow, Supergirl, Legends of Tomorrow, and Vixen.

 

 

47. Thomas Andrew Felton

 

Thomas Andrew Felton

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth September 22, 1987
Place of Birth Epsom, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
Height 175 centimeters
Debut Year 1997
Debut Feature Film The Borrowers

 

Often seen portraying villainous or mischievous characters on celluloid, Tom Felton had made his acting debut in the 1997 motion picture, titled The Borrowers.

 

The English actor shot to fame after having played the character of Draco Malfoy in the much-loved Harry Potter franchise of feature films.

 

Aside from the aforementioned, Felton can be seen performing in titles such as Rise of the Planet of the Apes, From the Rough, Belle, and The Apparition, among others.

 

 

46. David John Franco

 

David John Franco

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth June 12, 1985
Place of Birth Palo Alto, California, United States of America
Height 170 centimeters
Debut Year 2006
Debut TV Show 7th Heaven

 

David John Franco, who is popularly known as Dave Franco, made his acting debut in 2006 in a television series, titled 7th Heaven.

 

The actor, voice actor, and filmmaker was seen appearing in motion pictures such as Superbad and Charlie St. Cloud at the beginning of his career.

 

The Scrubs star had his breakthrough after having played a key role in the buddy comedy, titled 21 Jump Street.

 

 

45. Rupert Alexander Lloyd Grint

 

Rupert Alexander Lloyd Grint

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth August 24, 1988
Place of Birth Stevenage, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom
Height 173 centimeters
Debut Year 2001
Debut Feature Film Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

 

Rupert Alexander Lloyd Grint, who is professionally known as Rupert Grint, had the privilege of making his acting debut in the globally popular feature film, titled Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, in 2001.

 

After having played the much-liked character of Ron Weasley in the Harry Potter film series, Grint was seen making his presence felt in theatre and on television as well.

 

He participated in movies such as Thunderpants, Driving Lessons, and Cherrybomb, to mention a few. Since 2019, the Wild Target actor has been appearing in the Apple TV+ psychological horror series Servant.

 

 

44. Kieran Kyle Culkin

 

Kieran Kyle Culkin

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth September 30, 1982
Place of Birth New York City, New York, United States of America
Height 170 centimeters
Debut Year 1990
Debut Feature Film Home Alone

 

Even though most of the viewers across the globe know Macaulay Culkin better, his brother, Kieran Kyle Culkin, has been doing quite fine for himself of late.

 

The actor, who also made his feature film debut in the 1990 blockbuster Home Alone, achieved a career breakthrough after playing a significant role in a motion picture, titled Igby Goes Down.

 

He won a Critics' Choice Movie Award and a Satellite Award for his performance in Igby Goes Down. Culkin had a scene-stealing role to play in the television series Succession; a show that fetched him a handful of accolades.

 

 

43. Thomas Brodie-Sangster

 

Thomas Brodie-Sangster

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth May 16, 1990
Place of Birth London, England, United Kingdom
Height 179 centimeters
Debut Year 2001
Debut Television Film Station Jim

 

Thomas Brodie-Sangster had first appeared in a handful of television projects before making it into the mainstream. Even though he is not always in the spotlight, one cannot deny the fact that he has always been true to his on-screen characters.

 

The Game of Thrones actor can be seen featuring in motion pictures such as Nanny McPhee, Love Actually, and The Maze Runner film series.

 

That said, one can even catch the actor playing an important part in renowned television shows such as Phineas and Ferb and The Queen's Gambit.

 

For his performance in the latter, Thomas was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie.

 

 

42. Miles Alexander Teller

 

Miles Alexander Teller

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth February 20, 1987
Place of Birth Downingtown, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Height 185 centimeters
Debut Year 2009
Debut TV Show The Unusuals

 

Miles Alexander Teller is one of those actors in their 30s who definitely deserves to make it to our list.

 

The performer, who made his acting debut by featuring in the television series The Unusuals, had appeared in quite a few short films before making his successful transition to mainstream projects.

 

Teller can be seen in movies such as The Spectacular Now, Whiplash, The Divergent Series, War Dogs, Thank You for Your Service, and Top Gun: Maverick.

 

 

41. Theodore Peter James Kinnaird Taptiklis

 

Theodore Peter James Kinnaird Taptiklis

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth December 16, 1984
Place of Birth Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom
Height 183 centimeters
Debut Year 2010
Debut TV Show A Passionate Woman

 

Theodore Peter James Kinnaird Taptiklis, who is popularly known as Theo James, is an English actor who is best known for his portrayal of Tobias "Four" Eaton in The Divergent Series film trilogy.

 

The actor made his acting debut in the television miniseries A Perfect Woman and has since then been seen in feature films such as Underworld: Awakening, Underworld: Blood Wars, How It Ends, and Archive.

 

When it comes to television, he can be seen in shows such as Golden Boy and The Time Traveler's Wife.

 

 

40. Austin Robert Butler

 

Austin Robert Butler

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth August 17, 1991
Place of Birth Anaheim, California, United States of America
Height 183 centimeters
Debut Year 2005
Debut TV Show Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide

 

Austin Robert Butler was first seen playing a key character in the television series Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide.

 

Known for his character projection of James "Wilke" Wilkerson in the television series Switched at Birth, Butler shot to fame in the true sense of the word after playing the great Elvis Presley in the musical biopic Elvis.

 

The actor also had a minor role to play in Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.

 

 

39. Alfred Thomas Highmore

 

Alfred Thomas Highmore

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth February 14, 1992
Place of Birth Camden Town, London, England, United Kingdom
Height 180 centimeters
Debut Year 1999
Debut Television Film Walking on the Moon

 

Alfred Thomas Highmore, who is famously called Freddie Highmore, was first seen playing a part in the television movie Walking on the Moon.

 

The actor is known to have won two consecutive Critics' Choice Movie Awards for Best Young Performer. He can be seen in motion pictures such as Finding Neverland, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, August Rush, and The Spiderwick Chronicles.

 

However, his best screen performances came in shows such as Bates Motel and The Good Actor.

 

 

38. Bill Istvan Günther Skarsgård

 

Bill Istvan Günther Skarsgård

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth August 9, 1990
Place of Birth Vällingby, Sweden
Height 192 centimeters
Debut Year 2000
Debut Feature Film White Water Fury

 

Bill Istvan Günther Skarsgård, who is known in his professional space as Bill Skarsgård, made his professional acting debut in a motion picture, titled White Water Fury, in 2000.

 

He rose to prominence after having played the sought-after character of Pennywise the Dancing Clown in the supernatural horror film It and its sequel, It Chapter Two.

 

The actor can be seen making an appearance in motion pictures such as The Divergent Series: Allegiant, Simple Simon, Atomic Blonde, Villains, and Nine Days, to mention a few.

 

 

37. Liam Hemsworth

 

Liam Hemsworth

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth January 13, 1990
Place of Birth Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Height 192 centimeters
Debut Year 2007
Debut TV Show Home and Away

 

The tall and good-looking Liam Hemsworth was first seen playing a part in the television show Home and Away.

 

The actor is best known for playing a role in the soap opera Neighbours and the children's television series, titled The Elephant Princess.

 

He burst into the mainstream in the true sense of the word by appearing in projects such as The Last Song, The Hunger Games film series, Independence Day: Resurgence, Triangle, and The Dressmaker, among others.

 

 

36. Daniel Jonathan Stevens

 

Daniel Jonathan Stevens

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth October 10, 1982
Place of Birth Croydon, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
Height 183 centimeters
Debut Year 2004
Debut TV Show Frankenstein

 

Daniel Jonathan Stevens, who is popularly referred to as Dan Stevens, was first seen playing a role in the television series Frankenstein.

 

He found fame after having played the character of Matthew Crawley in the critically acclaimed period drama series, titled Downton Abbey.

 

Stevens can also be seen in motion pictures such as The Guest, Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb, and Beauty and the Beast, to mention a few.

 

 

35. Evan Thomas Peters

 

Evan Thomas Peters

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth January 20, 1987
Place of Birth St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America
Height 177 centimeters
Debut Year 2004
Debut Feature Film Clipping Adam

 

The brown-eyed Evan Thomas Peters had made his professional acting debut in a mainstream project, titled Clipping Adam, in 2004.

 

He gained recognition after having played multiple roles in the anthology series American Horror Story. The actor found further fame as he continued to star in the very popular X-Men series of films.

 

For his sharp performance in the critically acclaimed limited series, titled Mare of Easttown, Peters received a Primetime Emmy Award.

 

 

34. Dylan Rhodes O'Brien

 

Dylan Rhodes O'Brien

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth August 26, 1991
Place of Birth New York City, New York, United States of America
Height 178 centimeters
Debut Year 2010
Debut TV Show Sweety High

 

Dylan Rhodes O'Brien, who was first seen playing a role in the television series Sweety High in 2010, gained recognition after having been a part of the MTV supernatural drama Teen Wolf.

 

He shot to fame after playing the lead role of Thomas in the Maze Runner science fiction trilogy of motion pictures.

 

Soon enough, one could catch Dylan in popular mainstream projects such as Deepwater Horizon, Bumblebee, American Assassin, and Love and Monsters, among others.

 

 

33. Donald McKinley Glover Jr.

 

Donald McKinley Glover Jr.

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth September 25, 1983
Place of Birth Edwards Air Force Base, California, United States of America
Height 173 centimeters
Debut Year 1998
Debut Television Film Winner Takes All

 

Donald McKinley Glover Jr., who is professionally known as Donald Grover, was assigned the role of an extra in the 1998 television movie Winner Takes All.

 

However, the actor, singer, rapper, writer, comedian, director, and producer found fame after having played the role of Troy Barnes in the NBC sitcom Community.

 

For his work in the FX series Atlanta, Grover received two Primetime Emmy Awards and two Golden Globe Awards, respectively.

 

He can be seen in feature films such as The Lazarus Effect and The Martian.

 

 

32. Domhnall Gleeson

 

Domhnall Gleeson

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth May 12, 1983
Place of Birth Dublin, Ireland
Height 185 centimeters
Debut Year 2001
Debut TV Show Rebel Heart

 

Son of actor Brendan Gleeson, Domhnall Gleeson is an Irish actor and screenwriter who first appeared in a television series, titled Rebel Heart, in 2001.

 

Best known for having played the character of Bill Weasley in the Harry Potter film series, Gleeson had directed and produced several short features at the beginning of his career.

 

His other film credits include projects such as About Time, Anna Karenina, Unbroken, When Harvey Met Bob, and Frank, to name a few.

 

 

31. Samuel George Claflin

 

Samuel George Claflin

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth June 27, 1986
Place of Birth Ipswich, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom
Height 180 centimeters
Debut Year 2010
Debut TV Show The Pillars of the Earth

 

Samuel George Claflin is popularly known as Sam Claflin among his peers and viewers. The actor was first seen in the television show The Pillars of the Earth in 2010.

 

A graduate of the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, the actor made his feature film debut in Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.

 

He gained further recognition after having starred in motion pictures and television shows such as The Hunger Games film series, Me Before You, Adrift, and Peaky Blinders, among others.

 

 

30. Richard Madden

 

Richard Madden

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth June 18, 1986
Place of Birth Elderslie, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Height 177 centimeters
Debut Year 1999
Debut TV Show Barmy Aunt Boomerang

 

Richard Madden, who made his acting debut by appearing in the television show Barmy Aunt Boomerang in 1999, received the opportunity to play his first role at the age of 11.

 

The actor shot to fame after having played the role of Robb Stark in the fantasy drama series Game of Thrones.

 

The Cinderella actor was seen starring in shows such as Bodyguard and Medici post his stint on Game of Thrones. For his role in Bodyguard, Madden received a Golden Globe Award.

 

 

29. Logan Wade Lerman

 

Logan Wade Lerman

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth January 19, 1992
Place of Birth Beverly Hills, California, United States of America
Height 171 centimeters
Debut Year 2000
Debut Feature Film The Patriot

 

Logan Wade Lerman had made his acting debut by playing a character in the 2000 feature film, titled The Patriot.

 

The actor is best known for portraying the titular character in the fantasy-adventure Percy Jackson franchise of movies. The actor found further fame after having participated in projects such as The Butterfly Effect, Hoot, 3:10 to Yuma, The Number 23, Noah, Fury, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, and Indignation.

 

 

28. Aaron Perry Taylor-Johnson

 

Aaron Perry Taylor-Johnson

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth June 13, 1990
Place of Birth High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
Height 180 centimeters
Debut Year 2000
Debut Television Film The Apocalypse

 

Aaron Perry Taylor-Johnson was first seen playing a role in a television movie, titled The Apocalypse, in 2000. The English actor is best known for his portrayal of the titular character in Kick-Ass and its sequel.

 

Aaron, who has been performing since the tender age of six, can also be seen playing the character of Pietro Maximoff in the blockbuster feature film Avengers: Age of Ultron.

 

One can also find him participating in mainstream projects such as Shanghai Knights, The Illusionist, The Thief Lord, and Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging, to mention a few.

 

 

27. Paul Franklin Dano

 

Paul Franklin Dano

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth June 19, 1984
Place of Birth New York City, New York, United States of America
Height 184 centimeters
Debut Year 1996
Debut Television Film Sensei Rainbow and the Dojo Kids

 

Paul Franklin Dano has got to be one of the most under-represented mainstream actors to make it to our list.

 

Even though the actor was first seen in the television movie Sensei Rainbow and the Dojo Kids, his feature film debut happened in the 2000s The Newcomers.

 

His performance in Paul Thomas Anderson's There Will Be Blood earned him a nomination for the BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actor.

 

Dano can be seen making his presence felt in titles such as Little Miss Sunshine, Prisoners, and 12 Years a Slave, among others.

 

Also, he has been a recipient of the Independent Spirit Award for Best Debut Performance for his maiden leading role as an actor.

 

 

26. Andrew James Matfin Bell

 

Andrew James Matfin Bell

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth March 14, 1986
Place of Birth Billingham, Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham, England, United Kingdom
Height 170 centimeters
Debut Year 2000
Debut Feature Film Billy Elliot

 

Andrew James Matfin Bell, who is known within the entertainment industry as Jamie Bell, made his acting debut in the feature film Billy Elliott.

 

For his outstanding performance in his debut motion picture, the star ended up winning the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role.

 

This made him one of the youngest winners in the history of the award. He is known to have played a crucial role in mainstream projects such as The Adventures of Tintin, Fantastic Four, King Kong, Jumper, Snowpiercer, and Rocketman, to name a few.

 

 

25. Seth Aaron Rogen

 

Seth Aaron Rogen

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth April 15, 1982
Place of Birth Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Height 180 centimeters
Debut Year 1999
Debut TV Show Freaks and Geeks

 

Seth Aaron Rogen had made his professional debut as an actor by playing a part in a show, titled Freaks and Geeks, in 1999.

 

From playing minor roles in movies to becoming one of the most popular supporting performers, the Superbad actor has truly come a long way.

 

He is also known to have headlined projects such as Funny People, Knocked Up, and Pineapple Express, to mention a few.

 

Before turning into a mainstream screen performer, Rogen was known to have been a stand-up comedian in Vancouver.

 

 

24. Taron David Egerton

 

Taron David Egerton

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth November 10, 1989
Place of Birth Birkenhead, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom
Height 175 centimeters
Debut Year 2013
Debut TV Show Lewis

 

Taron David Egerton is an acclaimed screen performer who has been the recipient of a Golden Globe Award. The actor made his professional acting debut in a television show, titled Lewis, in 2013.

 

After having graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in 2012, Egerton participated in several popular films such as Kingsman: The Secret Service and its sequel, Kingsman: The Golden Circle.

 

Soon enough, the actor gained further recognition for playing significant characters in projects such as Rocketman, Testament of Youth, and Eddie the Eagle, among others.

 

 

23. Rizwan Ahmed

 

Rizwan Ahmed

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth December 1, 1982
Place of Birth Wembley, London, England, United Kingdom
Height 173 centimeters
Debut Year 2006
Debut Feature Film The Road to Guantanamo

 

Rizwan Ahmed, who is popularly known as Riz Ahmed, made his acting debut in the 2006 feature film The Road to Guantanamo.

 

The supremely talented actor has been a recipient of an Academy Award, Primetime Emmy Award, National Board of Review Award, Independent Spirit Award, London Film Critics' Circle Award, and two British Independent Film Awards, respectively.

 

Riz Ahmed can be seen in motion pictures such as Nightcrawler, Shifty, Four Lions, Trishna, Ill Manors, The Reluctant Fundamentalist, and Sound of Metal, to name a few.

 

 

22. John Adedayo Bamidele Adegboyega

 

John Adedayo Bamidele Adegboyega

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth March 17, 1992
Place of Birth Peckham, London, England, United Kingdom
Height 175 centimeters
Debut Year 2011
Debut TV Show Becoming Human

 

John Adedayo Bamidele Adegboyega, who is known professionally as John Boyega, was first seen making an appearance in the television show Becoming Human.

 

He first shot to fame after portraying Moses in the sci-fi comedy feature film, titled Attack the Block. The talented actor gained further recognition after playing a role in hugely popular motion pictures such as The Force Awakens, The Last Jedi, and The Rise of Skywalker.

 

 

21. Steven Yeun

 

Steven Yeun

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth December 21, 1983
Place of Birth Seoul, South Korea
Height 175 centimeters
Debut Year 2009
Debut Feature Film My Name Is Jerry

 

Sang-Yeop Yeun, who is known professionally as Steven Yeun, made his feature film debut in 2009's My Name Is Jerry.

 

The actor shot to fame after having played a crucial role in the hit television series, titled The Walking Dead.

 

Soon enough, he was seen making his admirable presence felt in motion pictures such as Burning, Minari, Okja, and Mayhem, to mention a few.

 

His character enactment in Minari earned him a well-deserved nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor.

 

 

20. Jonah Hill Feldstein

 

Jonah Hill Feldstein

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth December 20, 1983
Place of Birth Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Height 170 centimeters
Debut Year 2004
Debut Feature Film I Heart Huckabees

 

Jonah Hill Feldstein was first seen making his undeniable presence felt in the 2004 feature film I Heart Huckabees.

 

The actor, filmmaker, and comedian shot to fame after having played a critical role in popular motion pictures such as Superbad, Knocked Up, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, The Sitter, 21 Jump Street, This Is the End, 22 Jump Street, War Dogs, Moneyball, and The Wolf of Wall Street.

 

His performance in The Wolf of Wall Street earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor.

 

 

19. Simu Liu

 

Simu Liu

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth April 19, 1989
Place of Birth Harbin, China
Height 180 centimeters
Debut Year 2012
Debut TV Show Nikita

 

Simu Liu, who made his professional acting debut by appearing in an episode of the television series Nikita, is best known for portraying Shang-Chi in the Marvel Cinematic Universe project Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.

 

Also known for participating in the sitcom Kim's Convenience, the actor received nominations at the ACTRA Awards and Canadian Screen Awards for his work in Blood and Water.

 

He was included in Time magazine's list of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2022.

 

 

18. Nicholas Caradoc Hoult

 

Nicholas Caradoc Hoult

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth December 7, 1989
Place of Birth Wokingham, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom
Height 189 centimeters
Debut Year 1996
Debut Feature Film Intimate Relations

 

Nicholas Caradoc Hoult, who was first seen in the 1996 motion picture Intimate Relations, is best known for playing supporting roles in big-budget films.

 

He can also be seen headlining quite a few independent projects. The actor has proved himself as a mainstream performer in both the American and British film industries.

 

It is not surprising then that he has been nominated for a British Academy Film Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award, respectively.

 

He can be seen in feature films such as About a Boy, A Single Man, Clash of the Titans, and X-Men: First Class, among others.

 

 

17. Zachary David Alexander Efron

 

Zachary David Alexander Efron

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth October 18, 1987
Place of Birth San Luis Obispo, California, United States of America
Height 173 centimeters
Debut Year 2002
Debut TV Show Firefly

 

Zachary David Alexander Efron, who is popularly known as Zac Efron, began acting during the early 2000s and gained recognition as an actor during the late 2000s.

 

First seen in the television show Firefly, features films such as High School Musical trilogy, Hairspray, and 17 Again are credited with making him popular initially.

 

He earned a Daytime Emmy Award for the Netflix web documentary series Down to Earth with Zac Efron. Zac Efron became a mainstream star after having been a part of titles such as New Year's Eve, The Lucky One, The Paperboy, Neighbors, Dirty Grandpa, Baywatch, The Greatest Showman, and Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile.

 

 

16. Christopher Catesby Harington

 

Christopher Catesby Harington

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth December 26, 1986
Place of Birth London, England, United Kingdom
Height 173 centimeters
Debut Year 2011
Debut TV Show Game of Thrones

 

Christopher Catesby Harington, who is known professionally as Kit Harington, made his dream acting debut in the blockbuster television show, titled Game of Thrones, in 2011.

 

His performance as Jon Snow in his debut project brought him global fame and a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actor – Television Series Drama in 2019.

 

Kit also received two Primetime Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series in 2016 and Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series in 2019, respectively.

 

He can be seen in films such as Pompeii and Testament of Youth.

 

 

15. Michael Bakari Jordan

 

Michael Bakari Jordan

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth February 9, 1987
Place of Birth Santa Ana, California, United States of America
Height 183 centimeters
Debut Year 1999
Debut TV Show The Sopranos

 

Michael Bakari Jordan, who was first seen in an episode of the classic television series The Sopranos in 1999, started his acting career by appearing in shows such as The Wire and All My Children.

 

The actor shot to fame after having played the character of Creed in the popular Creed franchise of feature films.

 

He is also known to have starred in motion pictures such as Black Panther, Fruitvale Station, and Fantastic Four, to mention a few.

 

 

14. Adam Douglas Driver

 

Adam Douglas Driver

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth November 19, 1983
Place of Birth San Diego, California, United States of America
Height 189 centimeters
Debut Year 2009
Debut TV Show The Unusuals

 

The tall and talented Adam Douglas Driver made his acting debut in a television show, titled The Unusuals, in 2009.

 

A recipient of the Venice Film Festival Volpi Cup for Best Actor, he was recently seen in the biographical crime drama House of Gucci.

 

Adam Driver, who first shot to fame after having played a significant role in the comedy-drama series Girls, received three consecutive Primetime Emmy nominations for the same.

 

 

13. Daniel Kaluuya

 

Daniel Kaluuya

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth February 24, 1989
Place of Birth London, England, United Kingdom
Height 174 centimeters
Debut Year 2006
Debut Feature Film Shoot the Messenger

 

Daniel Kaluuya was first seen playing a key role in the 2006 feature film, titled Shoot the Messenger. Most of us recognize the immensely talented actor from his celebrated performances in motion pictures such as Widows, Judas and the Black Messiah, and Get Out, to name a few.

 

However, it is important to mention that Kaluuya has been acting and writing ever since he turned 18. The cult classic teen series Skins is the biggest and the earliest illustration of his undeniable potential.

 

He has received an Academy Award, two BAFTA Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, and a Golden Globe Award, respectively.

 

 

12. Shia Saide LaBeouf

 

Shia Saide LaBeouf

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth June 11, 1986
Place of Birth Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Height 176 centimeters
Debut Year 1998
Debut Feature Film The Christmas Path

 

This actor, performance artist, and filmmaker first gained recognition after having played the role of Louis Stevens in the Disney Channel series Even Stevens.

 

Shia Saide LaBeouf received a Young Artist Award nomination in 2001 and won a Daytime Emmy Award in 2003 for his performance in the same.

 

The actor, who made his film debut in The Christmas Path in 1998, went on to star in popular feature films such as Disturbia, Surf's Up, Transformers, and The Peanut Butter Falcon, to name a few.

 

 

11. Dev Patel

 

Dev Patel

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth April 23, 1990
Place of Birth Harrow, London, England, United Kingdom
Height 188 centimeters
Debut Year 2007
Debut TV Show Skins

 

Dev Patel is a British actor who made his acting debut in a television series, titled Skins, in 2007.

 

In 2008, he shot to fame after having played a role in Danny Boyle's drama Slumdog Millionaire. For his performance in the critically acclaimed film, Patel was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role.

 

Also a recipient of a Screen Actors Guild Award and a Critics' Choice Award, he can be seen in motion pictures such as Lion, The Personal History of David Copperfield, The Green Knight, and The Wedding Guest, to mention a few.

 

 

10. Jesse Adam Eisenberg

 

Jesse Adam Eisenberg

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth October 5, 1983
Place of Birth New York City, New York, United States of America
Height 171 centimeters
Debut Year 1999
Debut TV Show Get Real

 

Jesse Adam Eisenberg is an exceptionally talented screen performer who was first seen playing a role in a show, titled Get Real.

 

The actor, director, producer, and writer chanced upon the opportunity to play the main lead in Roger Dodger. Following his time on the aforementioned flick, he appeared in feature films such as The Emperor's Club, The Village, The Squid and the Whale, and The Education of Charlie Banks.

 

Jesse's outstanding performance in David Fincher's The Social Network earned him nominations for the BAFTA, Golden Globe, and Academy Award for Best Actor, respectively.

 

 

9. Sebastian Stan

 

Sebastian Stan

 

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Date of Birth August 13, 1982
Place of Birth Constanta, Romania
Height 183 centimeters
Debut Year 1994
Debut Feature Film 71 Fragments of a Chronology of Chance

 

Sebastian Stan gained recognition for playing the character of Bucky Barnes/Winter Soldier in the Marvel Cinematic Universe movies such as Captain America: The First Avenger, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Captain America: Civil War, Avengers: Infinity War, and Avengers: Endgame.

 

He reprised the role in the miniseries The Falcon and the Winter Soldier. For his adroit performance in the show Political Animals, Stan received a nomination for the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Movie/Miniseries.

 

The actor can also be seen in acclaimed movies such as The Martian and I, Tonya.

 

 

8. John David Washington

 

John David Washington

 

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Date of Birth July 28, 1984
Place of Birth Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Height 175 centimeters
Debut Year 1992
Debut Feature Film Malcolm X

 

This actor, producer, and former professional football player had made his acting debut in the 1992 epic biographical drama film, titled Malcolm X.

 

Son of iconic screen performer Denzel Washington, John can be seen playing a key role in the television series Ballers.

 

However, his breakout role came in the Spike Lee directorial venture, titled BlacKkKlansman. For his performance in BlacKkKlansman, he received both Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award nominations.

 

His performance in ace director Christopher Nolan's science fiction epic, titled Tenet, won him the Saturn Award for Best Actor.

 

 

7. Jesse Lon Plemons

 

Jesse Lon Plemons

 

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Date of Birth April 2, 1988
Place of Birth Dallas, Texas, United States of America
Height 178 centimeters
Debut Year 1998
Debut Feature Film Finding North

 

Jesse Lon Plemons is one of the most talented and, yet, underrated actors to make it to our list.

 

The versatile screen performer, who will next be seen in director Martin Scorsese's Killers of the Flower Moon, began his career as a child actor in 1998.

 

He gained recognition after having played the role of Landry Clarke in the NBC drama series Friday Night Lights.

 

Soon enough, he charmed his way into the movies by delivering noteworthy performances in motion pictures such as The Power of the Dog, Other People, I'm Thinking of Ending Things, The Irishman, Jungle Cruise, and Judas and the Black Messiah, among others.

 

That said, Plemons received his first Primetime Emmy Award nomination and won a Critics' Choice Television Award for his performance in the second season of the anthology series Fargo.

 

 

6. Henry William Dalgliesh Cavill

 

Henry William Dalgliesh Cavill

 

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Date of Birth May 5, 1983
Place of Birth Jersey, Channel Islands
Height 185 centimeters
Debut Year 2001
Debut Feature Film Vendetta

 

Henry William Dalgliesh Cavill, who is popularly known as Henry Cavill, has been active as a mainstream performer since his debut in 2001.

 

Known for his portrayal of Charles Brandon in Showtime's The Tudors, the actor shot to fame after having played the character of Superman in the DC Extended Universe.

 

Aside from the aforementioned projects, Cavill can also be seen making his dynamic presence felt in motion pictures such as The Count of Monte Cristo, Enola Holmes, The Man from U. N. C. L. E., and Mission: Impossible – Fallout, among others.

 

 

5. Edward John David Redmayne OBE

 

Edward John David Redmayne OBE

 

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Date of Birth January 6, 1982
Place of Birth Westminster, London, England, United Kingdom
Height 183 centimeters
Debut Year 1998
Debut TV Show Animal Ark

 

Edward John David Redmayne, who is popularly known as Eddie Redmayne, is one of the most competent performers to make it to our list.

 

The actor made his acting debut in the television series Animal Ark and is best known for his roles in biopics and mainstream hits.

 

Redmayne, who will be in his 40s from next year onwards, has been a recipient of an Academy Award, a Tony Award, a Golden Globe Award, a British Academy Film Award, and two Laurence Olivier Awards, respectively.

 

One can admire his character projections in movies such as The Theory of Everything, My Week with Marilyn, Les Misérables, The Danish Girl, and the Fantastic Beasts film series.

 

 

4. Daniel Jacob Radcliffe

 

Daniel Jacob Radcliffe

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth July 23, 1989
Place of Birth Fulham, London, England, United Kingdom
Height 165 centimeters
Debut Year 1999
Debut TV Show David Copperfield

 

Daniel Jacob Radcliffe was first seen in a television series, titled David Copperfield, in 1999. The actor turned into a global sensation after having played the titular character in the unbelievably popular Harry Potter franchise of fantasy feature films.

 

His character projection of Harry Potter not only fetched him international fame and stardom but also turned him into one of the world's highest-paid actors during the time.

 

Radcliffe, who has received various awards and nominations throughout his career so far, can also be seen in motion pictures such as The Tailor of Panama, The Woman in Black, Swiss Army Man, Victor Frankenstein, Kill Your Darlings, and Now You See Me 2, among others.

 

He is also known to have contributed to several charities.

 

 

3. Andrew Russell Garfield

 

Andrew Russell Garfield

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth August 20, 1983
Place of Birth Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Height 179 centimeters
Debut Year 2005
Debut TV Show Sugar Rush

 

One of the most liked actors in their 30s today, Andrew Russell Garfield made his mainstream acting debut in a television show, titled Sugar Rush, in 2005.

 

The actor has been a recipient of a Tony Award, a British Academy Television Award, and a Golden Globe Award.

 

Also, he was included in Time magazine's list of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2022.

 

For his promising character enactment in the television movie Boy A, Garfield received a British Academy Television Award for Best Actor.

 

He can be seen making his presence felt in motion pictures such as Hacksaw Ridge, The Amazing Spider-Man, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, and Spider-Man: No Way Home, to name a few.

 

His supporting performance in The Social Network had also fetched him nominations for a BAFTA Award and a Golden Globe Award, respectively.

 

 

2. Robert Douglas Thomas Pattinson

 

Robert Douglas Thomas Pattinson

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth May 13, 1986
Place of Birth Barnes, London, England, United Kingdom
Height 185 centimeters
Debut Year 2004
Debut Feature Film Vanity Fair

 

Robert Douglas Thomas Pattinson, who is popularly known to the cinematic universe as Robert Pattinson, was first seen playing an uncredited role in the Reese Witherspoon-starrer historical drama, titled Vanity Fair.

 

Known to have featured in both big-ticket and independent releases, he shot to fame after playing the popular character of Edward Cullen in The Twilight Saga franchise of movies.

 

Pattinson was named one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2010 by Time magazine. The actor can be seen playing significant roles in motion pictures such as The Batman, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Remember Me, Cosmopolis, The Lighthouse, Good Time, and Tenet, to mention a few.

 

 

1. Christopher Hemsworth AM

 

Christopher Hemsworth AM

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth August 11, 1983
Place of Birth Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Height 191 centimeters
Debut Year 2002
Debut TV Show Guinevere Jones

 

Before Chris Hemsworth became a major Hollywood star, he had made a name for himself by playing Kim Hyde in an Australian television series, titled Home and Away.

 

The superstar, who made his acting debut in 2002 in the television show Guinevere Jones, shot to global fame after he started portraying Thor on the big screen.

 

One of the highest-paid actors in the world today, he can be seen in motion pictures such as Star Trek, Snow White and the Huntsman, Red Dawn, Blackhat, Men in Black: International, Extraction, A Perfect Getaway, Ghostbusters, and Rush, to mention a few.

 

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