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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
3
Noah Schnapp is listed (or ranked) 3 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
4
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
5
Gaten Matarazzo is listed (or ranked) 5 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
6
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
7
Jack Dylan Grazer is listed (or ranked) 7 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
8
KJ Apa is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The 50+ Best Actors Under 25
KJ Apa 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
9
Caleb McLaughlin is listed (or ranked) 9 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
10
Dylan Minnette is listed (or ranked) 10 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
11
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
12
Noah Centineo is listed (or ranked) 12 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
13
Iain Armitage is listed (or ranked) 13 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
14
Jake T. Austin is listed (or ranked) 14 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
15
Jacob Tremblay is listed (or ranked) 15 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
16
Nat Wolff is listed (or ranked) 16 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
17
Lucas Hedges is listed (or ranked) 17 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
18
Jaeden Martell is listed (or ranked) 18 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
19
Chandler Riggs is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The 50+ Best Actors Under 25
Chandler Riggs age 19
Chandler Riggs (born June 27, 1999) is an American actor and DJ, known for his regular role as Carl Grimes on the AMC horror-drama television series The Walking Dead from 2010 to 2018. For his ...more
20
David Mazouz is listed (or ranked) 20 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
21
Ty Simpkins is listed (or ranked) 21 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
22
Griffin Gluck is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The 50+ Best Actors Under 25
Age 18
Griffin Alexander Gluck (born August 24, 2000) is an American actor. On television, he is notable for his starring role as Charlie in Red Band Society and main role as Mason Warner on Private ...more
23
Noah Jupe is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The 50+ Best Actors Under 25
Noah Jupe Age 14
Noah Casford Jupe (born February 25, 2005) is an English actor. He is known for starring in the television series The Night Manager, the dark comedy film Suburbicon, the drama film Wonder, and ...more
24
Miles Brown is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The 50+ Best Actors Under 25
Age 14
Miles Brown (born December 28, 2004), also known by his stage name Baby Boogaloo, is an American actor and dancer. He is known for his role as Jack Johnson in the ABC comedy series Black-ish. ...more
25
Shameik Moore is listed (or ranked) 25 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