10 Best Young Actors
Today's ten best young actors are going to be tomorrow's legends. It’s hard not to be envious of these young, beautiful and talented individuals, but they will be dazzling on screen and entertaining us for many years to come.
Andrew Garfield After a powerful performance as former Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin in “The Social Network,” Garfield takes over as your friendly neighborhood Spiderman in the 2012 reboot. With other juicy roles in “Red Riding” and “Never Let Me Go,” Garfield is one of the most promising best young actors.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt Breaking out of awkward teen roles in “3rd Rock from the Sun” and “10 Things I Hate About You,” JGL’s acting chops have been on display in hits such as “(500) Days of Summer” and “Inception.”
Jesse Eisenberg Another “The Social Network” alum, Eisenberg has had a series of hits with “Adventureland”, “Zombieland” (no relation), and the role of the Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg that landed him an Oscar nomination.
Kodi Smit-McPhee Born in 1996, Smit-McPhee is the youngest actor on this list. He has proved he can carry a film with roles in “The Road” and “Let Me In” and is poised for a successful career in Hollywood.
Shia LeBouf A former Disney channel star, LeBouf’s charisma has allowed him to bulldoze his way as one of the best young actors. With blockbusters such as “Transformers” and “Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull” already under his belt, LeBouf is one of the most profitable young actors as well.
Daniel Radcliffe First discovered in 2001 for the role of young Harry Potter, Radcliffe has starred in all eight Harry Potter films and has one of the most recognizable faces in the world and is an instant superstar.
Logan Lerman While perhaps not as recognizable as the others, Lerman has an impressive resume. With roles in “3:10 to Yuma”, “Percy Jackson & the Olympians” and the role of D’Artagnan in “Th Three Musketeers,” Lerman has proved he has staying power.
Michael Cera Michael Cera is one of the most promising young comic actors. With roles in “Superbad,” “Juno” and “Scott Pilgrim vs. The World,” Cera has proved that he can do comic, heartwarming, and action.
Jamie Bell This English-born actor has appeared in such films as “King Kong” and “Defiance” alongside Daniel Craig. His talent has landed him the lead role in Steven Spielberg’s “The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn”
Colin Hanks Following in father Tom Hanks’ footsteps, Colin has chosen to enter the family business. With turns in “Band on Brothers,” “King Kong” and “High School,” Hanks is set to have a career as long and successful has his fathers.