Sidney Poitier was a Bahamian-American actor who became the first Afro-Bahamian and Black male actor to receive an Oscar for Best Actor in 1964. In 2009, he was honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. His life and work inspired a couple of documentary films, including the 2008 film Sidney Poitier, an Outsider in Hollywood.
Norman Reedus is an American multi-talented personality who established himself as a model and actor after working as a painter, photographer, video artist, and sculptor. He still displays his artwork in places like New York City, Frankfurt, and Berlin. An animal lover, Reedus urged to end cosmetic tests on animals by participating in a Cruelty Free International advertisement in 2015.
The quintessential vampire-killer of Hollywood, Wesley Snipes is best known for his action-oriented films, such as the Blade film trilogy and The Expendables 3. Apart from being an actor, Wesley Snipes is also a martial artist, and hence often portray roles that require him to perform stunts. He is a black belt holder in Hapkido and Shotokan Karate.
William H. Macy is a popular American actor whose career has spanned more than four decades. Apart from being an actor and director, Macy is also an avid woodturner, serving as an inspiration to several woodturners in the country. He also works closely with a nonprofit charitable organization called United Cerebral Palsy, serving as its national ambassador.
Noah Centineo is an American actor and co-founder of a nonprofit initiative called Favored Nations. Favored Nations is credited with raising money for a number of nonprofit organizations, such as Policing Equity, Color of Change, and Black Lives Matter. The initiative has encouraged many celebrities and social media influencers to participate in philanthropic activities and donate to various charitable causes.
American actor Josh Gad is credited with bringing the famous character Olaf to life with his impressive voice-acting skills in the Frozen franchise. He is also credited with launching Reunited Apart, a YouTube series, which reunites the cast of popular movies. The series also encourages viewers to support charity organizations, such as No Kid Hungry, Project Hope, and Dig Deep.
Brandon Flynn is an American actor who gained recognition after portraying Justin Foley in the popular teen drama TV series 13 Reasons Why. An openly gay actor, Brandon Flynn serves as an inspiration to the LBGT community; in September 2017, he criticized Australia's aerial message, which discouraged the legalization of same-sex marriage in the country.
Stephen Root is an American actor whose performance in the TV series Barry earned him a Primetime Emmy Award nomination. Also renowned for his voice acting skills, Stephen Root has contributed immensely to the success of several animated TV series, such as King of the Hill. Films that highlight his voice acting skills include Finding Nemo and Ice Age.
Seth Gabel is an American actor known for playing important roles in television series like Salem, Fringe, and Nip/Tuck. His portrayal of Adrian Moore, a sexually confused person who shares an emotionally abusive and incestuous relationship with his adoptive mother, in Nip/Tuck earned him praise.
Shea Whigham is an American actor known for appearing in several popular films, such as Fast & Furious, The Wolf of Wall Street, Joker, American Hustle, and Kong: Skull Island. He is credited with co-founding a theatre troupe called The Rorschach Group, which he co-founded early in his acting career.
Danny Pino is an American actor best known for playing Detective Scotty Valens in the police procedural crime drama TV series Cold Case, for which he won the Imagen Award for Best Actor—Television. In 2015, he won another Imagen Award under the Best Supporting Actor-Television category for playing Nick Amaro in the series, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
Josh Segarra is an American actor known for playing important roles in television series like Sirens, The Electric Company, Arrow, and Chicago P.D. Apart from his film and TV work, Josh Segarra is also known for his association with theatre; he originated the role of the popular Cuban American musician Emilio Estefan in On Your Feet!, which opened on Broadway.
Linden Ashby is an American martial artist and actor. He is best known for playing Johnny Cage in the 1995 movie Mortal Kombat, which was adapted from a video game series of the same name. Ashby is also renowned for his performance in The Young and the Restless for which he was nominated at the 2005 Soap Opera Digest Awards.
Neil Brown Jr. is an American actor best known for his portrayal of Guillermo in the popular post-apocalyptic horror TV series The Walking Dead. He also managed to attract the attention of the critics in 2015 when he portrayed DJ Yella in the popular biographical drama film Straight Outta Compton.