Before we know it, all the great actors and actresses from this generation will all be old and receiving Lifetime Achievement Awards instead of Oscars and Emmys... Who is going to fill their shoes? Here's a list of up and coming young actors and actresses that have the potential to be the next big stars. This list includes the best teenage male and female stars under 20 - new celebrities already recognized for their work in television and film.
Many of the rising stars at the top of the list are from popular series Stranger Things. Celebs like Millie Bobby Brown, Finn Wolfhard, and Sadie Sink. This list of young actors and actresses has much more variety than that, though. There are also famous teenage girls like Mia Talerico and Jenna Ortega. Mackenzie Foy, Willow Shields, and Natalie Alyn Lind are a few of the popular 20 year old actresses you will find below.
If you think that any up and coming stars of film and TV will become big celebrities, make sure to add them to the list. Also check out the hottest actresses under 30 (but over 18) and the coolest teen actors and musicians of 2019.
Millie Bobby Brown (born 19 February 2004) is an English actress and producer. At the age of twelve, she rose to prominence for her role as Jane "Eleven" Ives in the first season of Netflix science ...more
- Birthplace: Marbella, Spain
Jenna Marie Ortega (born September 27, 2002) is an American actress. She is known for her roles in Jane the Virgin on The CW and Stuck in the Middle on Disney Channel. She is also the voice of ...more
- Birthplace: Coachella Valley, Palm Desert, California, United States of America
Finn Wolfhard (born December 23, 2002) is a Canadian actor and voice actor. He is best known for his starring roles as Mike Wheeler in the Netflix series Stranger Things, and Richie Tozier in the ...more
- Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada
Gaten John Matarazzo III (born September 8, 2002) is an American actor. He began his career on the Broadway stage as Benjamin in Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, and as Gavroche in Les Misérables. He ...more
- Birthplace: Little Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, United States of America
Noah Schnapp (born October 3, 2004) is an American actor best known for his role as Will Byers in the Netflix science fiction series Stranger Things. He voiced Charlie Brown in The Peanuts Movie and ...more
- Birthplace: New York, New York, United States of America
Madison Nicole "Maddie" Ziegler (born September 30, 2002) is an American child dancer, actress, and model. She is known for starring in Lifetime's Dance Moms, and has appeared in numerous music ...more
- Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
- Jaeden Martell (born January 4, 2003), formerly known as Jaeden Lieberher, is an American actor. He is best known for starring as young Bill Denbrough in the horror film It (2017) and the upcoming It ...more
Kristina Ruslanovna Pimenova (born December 27, 2005) is a Russian model and actress, living in the United States.
- Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
- Jacob Tremblay (born October 5, 2006) is a Canadian child actor. His breakout performance was his starring role as Jack Newsome in Room (2015), for which he won the Critics' Choice Movie Award for ...more
Mia Talerico (born 2008) is an American actress. She plays Charlotte "Charlie" Duncan, the title character of the Disney Channel sitcom Good Luck Charlie. The series premiered April 4th, 2010.On ...more
- Birthplace: Santa Barbara, California, USA
Willow Shields is an American film and television actress. She is best known for her role of Primrose Everdeen in The Hunger Games.
- Birthplace: Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
Mackenzie Frances Ziegler (born June 4, 2004) is an American dancer, singer, actress and model. She is best known for appearing for six years on Lifetime's reality dance show Dance Moms and is the ...more
- Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Aubrey Frances Anderson-Emmons (born June 6, 2007)is an American child actress, best known for her role as Lily Tucker-Pritchett on ABC's Modern Family. She was the youngest star to adorn the red ...more
- Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, USA
Brighton Rose Sharbino (born August 19, 2002) is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Lizzie Samuels on the AMC television series The Walking Dead.
- Birthplace: Flower Mound, Texas, United States of America
Kendall Vertes appeared in the tv series Dance Moms.
- Birthplace: Township
Quvenzhané Wallis (born August 28, 2003) is an American actress, model, and singer. She is known for her role as Hushpuppy in the critically acclaimed drama film Beasts of the Southern Wild, for ...more
- Birthplace: Houma, Louisiana, United States of America
- Johnny Sequoyah Friedenberg is an American child actress, best known for her roles as Audrey Bishop on Dexter: New Blood, and as Bo Adams on the NBC television series Believe.