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The Best Actors On The New Twilight Zone  

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List Rules Vote up the actors who stood out the best on episodes of the newest version of The Twilight Zone.

The actors appearing on the latest revival of The Twilight Zone include some of Hollywood's favorite stars. Following in the footsteps of some of television's most memorable guest stars, they deliver the same dramatic mix of thriller, horror, fantasy, and science fiction as their predecessors, taking the new Twilight Zone into the modern era.

The actors on the new Twilight Zone include some of the funniest people of all time, turning their considerable skills to the dramatic, and celebrities who should be A-listers as well as underrated and new talents. Vote up the stars from the latest episodes of The Twilight Zone that shone the brightest.

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Steven Yeun is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Actors On The New Twilight Zone
The Walking Dead, The Legend of Korra, I Origins

Episode: "A Traveler"

Steven Yeun (born December 21, 1983) is a Korean-American actor and voice actor. He is known for his role as Glenn Rhee on AMC's horror drama television series The Walking Dead. Yeun has also ...more
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Adam Scott is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Actors On The New Twilight Zone
Parks and Recreation, Knocked Up, Step Brothers

Episode: "Nightmare at 30,000 Feet"

Adam Paul Scott is an American film and television actor. He is best known for his role as Ben Wyatt in the NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation. Scott has also appeared as Derek in the movie Step ...more
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Dan Carlin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Actors On The New Twilight Zone
Dan Carlin

Episode: "Nightmare at 30,000 Feet"

Dan Carlin is a podcaster and journalist.
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Tracy Morgan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Actors On The New Twilight Zone
30 Rock, Cop Out, Saturday Night Live

Episode: "The Comedian"

Tracy Jamal Morgan is an American actor and comedian best known for his eight seasons as a cast member on Saturday Night Live and for his role as Tracy Jordan in the comedy series 30 Rock. He ...more
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Kumail Nanjiani is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Actors On The New Twilight Zone

Episode: "The Comedian"

Kumail Nanjiani (born February 21, 1978) is a Pakistani-American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and podcast host. Nanjiani is best known for being a main cast member on HBO's Emmy ...more
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Greg Kinnear is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Actors On The New Twilight Zone
Little Miss Sunshine, As Good as It Gets, You've Got Mail

Episode: "A Traveler"

Gregory Buck "Greg" Kinnear is an American actor and television personality who first rose to stardom in 1991. He has appeared in over 40 films and was nominated for an Academy Award ...more
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Glenn Flesher is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Actors On The New Twilight Zone
Glenn Flesher A Price Above Rubies, Barry, Hannibal

Episode: "Replay"

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John Larroquette is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Actors On The New Twilight Zone
Stripes, Star Trek III: The Search for Spock, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

Episode: "The Wunderkind"

John Bernard Larroquette III is an American film, television and stage actor. His roles include Dan Fielding on the 1984–1992 sitcom Night Court, Mike McBride in the Hallmark Channel series ...more
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Sanaa Lathan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Actors On The New Twilight Zone
AVP: Alien vs. Predator, Blade, Out of Time

Episode: "Replay"

Sanaa McCoy Lathan is an American actress and voice actress. She has starred in many films, including the box-office hits The Best Man and the 2013 sequel, Love & Basketball, Brown Sugar, ...more
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Ike Barinholtz is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Actors On The New Twilight Zone
The Mindy Project, Eastbound & Down, Disaster Movie

Episode: "Not All Men"

Isaac "Ike" Barinholtz is an American actor, comedian, voice actor and writer, best known for his role as a cast member on MADtv, from 2002–2007, and for his roles on The Mindy ...more
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DeWanda Wise is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Actors On The New Twilight Zone
DeWanda Wise Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire, Steam, Train

Episode: "Six Degrees of Freedom"

DeWanda Wise is an actress.
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Rhea Seehorn is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Actors On The New Twilight Zone
Whitney, The Shaggy Dog, Eat Me!

Episode: "Not All Men"

Rhea Seehorn is an American actress who plays Kim Wexler in the Breaking Bad prequel, Better Call Saul. From 2011-2013 she starred in NBC's Whitney. Seehorn is also known for her role as Cheri ...more
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Patrick Gallagher is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Actors On The New Twilight Zone
Sideways, Night at the Museum, Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World

Episode: "A Traveler"

Patrick Gallagher is a Canadian actor.
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Chris Diamantopoulos is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Actors On The New Twilight Zone
24, Mork & Mindy, Episodes

Episode: "Nightmare at 30,000 Feet"

Christopher "Chris" Diamantopoulos is a Greek-Canadian actor and comedian.
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Luke Kirby is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Actors On The New Twilight Zone
Halloween Resurrection, The Greatest Game Ever Played, Rectify

Episode: "Not All Men"

Luke Kirby is a Canadian theatre, film and television actor.
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Katie Findlay is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Actors On The New Twilight Zone
The Carrie Diaries, How to Get Away with Murder, Premature

Episode: "Nightmare at 30,000 Feet"

Katie Findlay is a film actress.
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Ryan Robbins is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Actors On The New Twilight Zone
Falling Skies, Catwoman, Sanctuary

Episode: "The Comedian"

Ryan Robbins is a Canadian television actor.
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Jacob Tremblay is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Actors On The New Twilight Zone
Before I Wake, Extraterrestrial, The Magic Ferret

Episode: "The Wunderkind"

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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Allison Tolman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Actors On The New Twilight Zone
Fargo, Hello Ladies: The Movie, Get Lost

Episode: "The Wunderkind"

Allison Cara Tolman is an American actress. She played police officer Molly Solverson in the 2014 TV series Fargo.
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Diarra Kilpatrick is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Actors On The New Twilight Zone
Diarra Kilpatrick Hollywood, je t’aime, Lila & Eve

Episode: "The Comedian"

Diarra Kilpatrick is an actress.
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Zabryna Guevara is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Actors On The New Twilight Zone

Episode: "Point of Origin"

Zabryna Guevara is an actress.
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Caitlin Stryker is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Actors On The New Twilight Zone
Caitlin Stryker

Episode: "Blurryman"

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Jessica Williams is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Actors On The New Twilight Zone
Beerfest, The Keeper

Episode: "Six Degrees of Freedom"

Jessica Williams is an actress.
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Betty Gabriel is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Actors On The New Twilight Zone
He's Way More Famous Than You

Episode: "Blurryman"

Betty Gabriel is an actress.
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Adam Korson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Actors On The New Twilight Zone
Adam Korson The Contract

Episode: "The Blue Scorpion"

Adam Korson is an actor.