Male Child Actors

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 1 Jacob Tremblay

Jacob Tremblay.
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Famous As: Child Actor
Birthdate: October 5, 2006
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Vancouver, British Columbia

Jacob Tremblay has gained considerable fame as a child actor for his award-winning performance as Jack Newsome in the Academy Award-nominated film Room. He has also appeared in in Before I Wake, Wonder, and Good Boys. He voiced Flounder in The Little Mermaid and Blue Winslow in The Smurfs 2.

 2 Finn Wolfhard

Finn Wolfhard.
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Famous As: Actor, Musician
Birthdate: December 23, 2002
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Vancouver

Best known as Mike Wheeler from Stranger Things, SAG Award-winner Finn Wolfhard has also appeared in It and its sequel. He was a vocalist and guitarist for the band Calpurnia and formed the indie-pop duo The Aubreys. Named to Forbes 30 under 30, he has also directed a short film.

 3 Noah Jupe

Noah Jupe.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 25, 2005
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Islington

Noah Jupe is a British actor best known for portraying Young Otis Lort in the 2019 American drama film Honey Boy. He also appeared alongside Christian Bale, playing Bale's on-screen son, in the popular sports drama film Ford v Ferrari. Son of actress Katy Cavanagh and filmmaker Chris Jupe, Noah Jupe has followed in the footsteps of his parents.          

 4 Atticus Shaffer

Atticus Shaffer.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 19, 1998
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Santa Clarita, California, USA

 5 Richard Thomas

Richard Thomas.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 3, 1951
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Richard Thomas is best known for his Emmy-winning and Golden Globe-nominated portrayal of John-Boy Walton in The Waltons. He also played significant roles in the 1990s’ miniseries It and the spy thriller series The Americans. A talented stage actor, he played Ebenezer Scrooge in A Musical Christmas Carol.

 6 Dean-Charles Chapman

Dean-Charles Chapman.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 7, 1997
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Essex, United Kingdom

Dean-Charles Chapman has delivered stellar performances as Billy Elliot in Billy Elliot the Musical, as Tom Blake in 1917, and as Tommen Baratheon in Game of Thrones. He also played the titular character in the sitcom The Revolting World of Stanley Brown, and Castor in Into the Badlands.

 7 Jussie Smollett

Jussie Smollett.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 21, 1982
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Santa Rosa, California, United States

American actor, Jussie Smollett is known for his work in television series, Empire, and science fiction film Alien: Covenant. He debuted as a child artist and worked in commercials, television shows like On Our Own and films like The Mighty Ducks before taking a break. He returned after years and proved his talent as an actor and also a singer.

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 8 Max Thieriot

Max Thieriot.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 14, 1988
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Los Altos Hills, California
Max Thieriot is best known as Dylan Massett from Bates Motel and as Clay Spenser from SEAL Team. Fans also loved him in movies such as Catch That Kid and House at the End of the Street. He also co-owns a vineyard and distributes wine through the brand Senses.

 9 Anthony Rapp

Anthony Rapp
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 26, 1971
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Joliet, Illinois, USA

 10 Jack Gleeson

Jack Gleeson.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 20, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cork, Ireland
Irish actor Jack Gleeson soared to fame with his portrayal of Joffrey Baratheon in the iconic series Game of Thrones. He later switched to independent theater and appeared in the BBC miniseries Out of Her Mind. The Trinity College alumnus later also co-established the Collapsing Horse Theatre Company.

 11 Matthew Lawrence

Matthew Lawrence
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 11, 1980
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Abington, Pennsylvania, USA

 12 Jackie Coogan

Jackie Coogan
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 26, 1914
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: March 1, 1984

 13 Ethan Embry

Ethan Embry.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 13, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Huntington Beach, California

Ethan Embry is an American actor known for playing important roles in TV series like Sneaky Pete, Once Upon a Time, and Brotherhood. After starting his acting career at the age of 12, Ethan Embry went on to establish himself as a successful adult actor, appearing in films like Sweet Home Alabama and Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle.

 14 Will Estes

Will Estes.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 21, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California
Will Estes began his career as a child actor and appeared in quite a few commercials. His roles in Kirk and The New Lassie earned him Young Artist Award nominations. He later gained fame as Jameson "Jamie" Reagan in Blue Bloods and as JJ Pryor in American Dreams.

 15 John Francis Daley

John Francis Daley.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 20, 1985
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Wheeling, Illinois
John Francis Daley is best known as Sam Weir from Freaks and Geeks and as Dr. Lance Sweets from Bones. He is also part of the band Dayplayer. He has teamed up with Jonathan Goldstein to co-write films such as Spider-Man: Homecoming and co-direct/write the fifth National Lampoon's movie Vacation.

 16 Johnny Lewis

Johnny Lewis
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 29, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: September 26, 2012

 17 Charlie Plummer

Charlie Plummer
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 24, 1999
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Poughkeepsie, New York, United States

 18 Peter Billingsley

Peter Billingsley.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 16, 1971
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

Peter Billingsley was a popular child actor, famous for his portrayal of Messy Marvin in Hershey's chocolate syrup ads. He also delivered a Young Artist Award-winning performance as Jack Simmons in The Dirt Bike Kid. He later directed and produced shows such as Sullivan & Son and played minor roles.

 19 Russ Tamblyn

Russ Tamblyn.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 30, 1934
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Russ Tamblyn is an American actor and dancer who received an Academy Award nomination for his work in the 1957 drama film, Peyton Place. Trained as a gymnast, Tamblyn's acrobatic skills were put to use in films, such as West Side Story. Apart from acting in films and TV series, Russ Tamblyn also worked as a choreographer during the 1980s.

 20 Henry Thomas

Henry Thomas
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 9, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States

 21 Douglas Booth

Douglas Booth
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 9, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Greenwich, London, England, UK

 22 Harry Melling

Harry Melling
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 13, 1989
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, England

 23 Sawyer Sweeten

Sawyer Sweeten.
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Famous As: Child Actor
Birthdate: May 12, 1995
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brownwood, Texas
Died: April 23, 2015

Sawyer Sweeten gained prominence with his performance in Everybody Loves Raymond. He took his own life from a self-inflicted gunshot a fortnight before his 20th birthday. The news of his death left his fans and co-stars shocked.

 24 Robby Benson

Robby Benson.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 21, 1956
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States

Robby Benson is an American actor, filmmaker, composer, singer, and teacher. He gained popularity in the late-1970s when he established himself as a teen idol, appearing in films like Ice Castles and One on One. Apart from being an entertainer, Robby Benson is also a fundraiser and activist for heart research.

 25 Brett Dier

Brett Dier.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 14, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London, Ontario, Canada
Canadian actor Brett Dier is best known as Michael Cordero Jr. from the popular series Jane the Virgin. Fans also loved him in the Canadian series The L.A. Complex and Bomb Girls, and as C.B. in the sitcom Schooled. He has appeared in several TV movies, too.

 26 Matt Prokop

Matt Prokop
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 29, 1990
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Victoria, Texas, USA

 27 Isaac Hempstead Wright

Isaac Hempstead Wright
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 9, 1999
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Surrey, England, UK

 28 Philip McKeon

Philip McKeon.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 11, 1964
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Westbury, New York
Died: December 10, 2019

Former child actor and teen idol Philip McKeon is best known as Tommy Hyatt from the long-running sitcom Alice. He has also appeared in film such as Ghoulies 4 and in series such as The Love Boat. He is the older brother of actor Nancy McKeon.

 29 Tony Revolori

Tony Revolori
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 28, 1996
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Anaheim, California, USA

 30 Jake Cannavale

Jake Cannavale.
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: May 1, 1995
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Jake Cannavale, son of actor Bobby Cannavale and screenwriter Jenny Lumet, and grandson of director Sidney Lumet, is best known for his portrayal of Diego Melendez in the Broadway comedy Fish in the Dark. He has also been seen in the series The Mandalorian and Nurse Jackie.

 31 Charlie McDermott

Charlie McDermott
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 6, 1990
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA

 32 Elden Henson

Elden Henson
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 30, 1977
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rockville, Maryland, USA

 33 Julian Dennison

Julian Dennison
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 26, 2002
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Wellington, New Zealand

 34 Andrew Lawrence

Andrew Lawrence
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 12, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Abington Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Abington, Pennsylvania, U.S.

 35 Eric Lively

Eric Lively
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 31, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, USA

 36 Noah Galvin

Noah Galvin
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 6, 1994
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Katonah, New York, U.S.

 37 Jimmy Bennett

Jimmy Bennett
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 9, 1996
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Seal Beach, California, USA

 38 Danny Lloyd

Danny Lloyd
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 1, 1972
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA

 39 Jeremy Ray Taylor

Jeremy Ray Taylor.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 2, 2003
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tennessee

 40 Spencer Breslin

Spencer Breslin.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 18, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City, New York

Spencer Breslin is an American actor who started his career as a child artist. At the age of nine, he received the Young Artist Award for his portrayal of young Rusty Duritz in the 2000 fantasy comedy-drama film, The Kid. Also a musician, Breslin plays in a band named Broken Machine.

 41 Jake Weary

Jake Weary.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 14, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Trenton, New Jersey, United States

 42 Anthony Gonzalez

Anthony Gonzalez
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 23, 2004
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, U.S.

 43 Bobby Driscoll

Bobby Driscoll.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 3, 1937
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Died: March 30, 1968

 44 Brian Bonsall

Brian Bonsall.
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: December 3, 1981
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Torrance, California

 45 Kofi Siriboe

Kofi Siriboe.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 2, 1994
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

 46 Jonathan Jackson

Jonathan Jackson
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 11, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Orlando, Florida, U.S.

 47 Lee Norris

Lee Norris
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 25, 1981
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Greenville, North Carolina, USA

 48 Michael Fishman

Michael Fishman.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 22, 1981
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Los Angeles County, California, United States

Michael Fishman is an American actor, producer, and writer. He is best known for portraying the main role of D.J. Conner in the popular TV series, Roseanne, for which he won the 1995 Young Artist Award under the Best Performance: Young Actor in a TV Comedy Series category. 

 49 Alexander Gould

Alexander Gould
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 4, 1994
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA

 50 Jay North

Jay North
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 3, 1951
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA