Actors The 50+ Best Actors Under 25  

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List Rules Vote up the most successful actors who are 24 years old or younger.

These days, it seems like all the young actors you used to watch on the Disney channel have grown up and launched into full fledged adulthood. So which hot actors under 25 will be replacing old favorites like Zac Efron and Cole Sprouse? Here you'll find out as you peruse a list of the best up and coming actors under 25. From the star of Young Sheldon to part of the cast of Shameless, we've rounded up the best actors under 25.

If you can think of any other actors in their 20s or even male actors under 25 who have already made an impression, feel free to add them to the list. Then, be sure to vote for your favorite young actors under 25 and watch as they rise up the ranks to compete for the title of the best up and coming young male actors under 25. And then go check out the best actresses under 25.

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Tom Holland is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The 50+ Best Actors Under 25
Age 22
Thomas Stanley Holland (born June 1, 1996) is an English actor and dancer. A graduate of the BRIT School in London, he is known for playing Spider-Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), so ...more
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Timothée Chalamet is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The 50+ Best Actors Under 25
Age 23
Timothée Hal Chalamet (born December 27, 1995) is an American actor. Chalamet started his acting career in short films before appearing in the acclaimed television series Homeland. He ...more
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KJ Apa is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The 50+ Best Actors Under 25
Age 21
Keneti James Fitzgerald "KJ" Apa (born 17 June 1997) is a New Zealand actor best known for his portrayal of Archie Andrews in Riverdale (The CW, 2017) and of Kane Jenkins in the New ...more
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33 17
Finn Wolfhard is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 50+ Best Actors Under 25
Age 16
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 ...more
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Dylan Minnette is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The 50+ Best Actors Under 25
Age 22
Dylan Christopher Minnette (born December 29, 1996) is an American actor and musician. He is known for his role as Clay Jensen in the Netflix drama series 13 Reasons Why. He has also appeared in ...more
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Asa Butterfield is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The 50+ Best Actors Under 25
Age 22
Asa Maxwell Thornton Farr Butterfield (born April 1, 1997) is an English actor. He is known for playing the main character, Bruno in the Holocaust film The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, the young ...more
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Iain Armitage is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The 50+ Best Actors Under 25
Age 10
Iain Armitage (born July 15, 2008) is an American actor known for his role as Sheldon Cooper on Young Sheldon (2017-2019). He also plays Ziggy Chapman on Big Little Lies (2017-2019) and Youngest ...more
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24 15
Gaten Matarazzo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The 50+ Best Actors Under 25
Age 16
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 ...more
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23 15
Noah Schnapp is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The 50+ Best Actors Under 25
Age 14
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 ...more
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24 16
Caleb McLaughlin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The 50+ Best Actors Under 25
Age 17
Caleb Reginald McLaughlin (born October 13, 2001) is an American actor. He began his career on the Broadway stage as Young Simba in the musical The Lion King. He is best known for his role as ...more
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Asher Angel is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The 50+ Best Actors Under 25
Age 16
Asher Angel (born September 6, 2002) is an American actor. He began his career as a child actor in the 2008 film Jolene, starring Jessica Chastain. He is known for his role as Jonah Beck in the ...more
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Nat Wolff is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The 50+ Best Actors Under 25
Age 24
Nathaniel Marvin "Nat" Wolff (born December 17, 1994) is an American actor, singer-songwriter, composer, keyboardist, and guitarist. Wolff gained recognition for starring in and ...more
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Lucas Hedges is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The 50+ Best Actors Under 25
Age 22
Lucas Hedges (born December 12, 1996) is an American actor. Born to the writer-director Peter Hedges, he studied theater at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. Hedges began his ...more
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Jack Dylan Grazer is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The 50+ Best Actors Under 25
Age 15
Jack Dylan Grazer (born September 3, 2003) is an American actor. Grazer rose to prominence in 2017 with his portrayal of Eddie Kasprak in the feature film adaptation of Stephen King's It; he ...more
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23 22
Noah Centineo is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The 50+ Best Actors Under 25
Age 23
Noah Gregory Centineo (born May 9, 1996) is an American actor. He is known for his roles in the final three seasons of the television series The Fosters, the Disney Channel film How to Build a ...more
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Jacob Tremblay is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The 50+ Best Actors Under 25
Age 12
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 ...more
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Ty Simpkins is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The 50+ Best Actors Under 25
Age 17
Ty Simpkins (born August 6, 2001) is an American actor. His major film roles include Insidious (2011) and its sequel Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013), Iron Man 3 (2013), Jurassic World (2015), and ...more
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8 9
David Mazouz is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The 50+ Best Actors Under 25
Age 18
David Mazouz (born February 19, 2001) is an actor. His name is pronounced "Dahveed." He had several guest roles before joining Fox's TV series Touch (2012–13), for which he was ...more
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Forrest Wheeler is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The 50+ Best Actors Under 25
Forrest Wheeler Age 15
Forrest Wheeler (born March 21, 2004) is an American actor. In 2014, he was cast as a series regular on the ABC comedy series Fresh Off the Boat.
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Rohan Chand is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The 50+ Best Actors Under 25
Rohan Chand Age 15
Rohan Chand (July 24, 2003) is an American child actor. He has appeared in films such as Jack and Jill, Lone Survivor, and Bad Words. He also appeared in the "Crossfire" episode of ...more
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Jaeden Martell is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The 50+ Best Actors Under 25
Age 16
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 ...more
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Tristan Lake Leabu is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The 50+ Best Actors Under 25
Tristan Lake Leabu Age 19
Tristan Lake Leabu (born August 19, 1999) is an American child actor who made his debut playing the part of Jason White, Lois Lane's son, in the 2006 film Superman Returns. For this performance ...more
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Shameik Moore is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The 50+ Best Actors Under 25
Age 24
Shameik Moore (born May 4, 1995) is an American singer, actor, rapper, dancer, model, best known for starring as Shaolin Fantastic on Netflix series The Get Down (2016-2017) and for appearing in ...more
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13 15
Ellar Coltrane is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The 50+ Best Actors Under 25
Age 24
Ellar Coltrane Kinney Salmon (born August 27, 1994), known professionally as Ellar Coltrane, is an American actor and model. He is best known for his role as Mason Evans Jr. in Richard ...more
25
13 15
Jake T. Austin is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The 50+ Best Actors Under 25
Age 24
Jake Austin Szymanski (born December 3, 1994), known professionally as Jake T. Austin, is an American actor. Best known for his role as Max Russo on the Disney Channel series Wizards of Waverly ...more