My Top Favorite Breakout Movie Males of 2016

by tomlev-60399 | created - 06 Jan 2017 | updated - 15 Jan 2017 | Public

1. Lucas Hedges

Actor | Manchester by the Sea

Lucas Hedges is an American actor. He is known for playing Patrick Chandler in Manchester by the Sea (2016), which earned him an Academy Award nomination.

Hedges was born in Brooklyn Heights, New York, the second child of poet and actress Susan Bruce and Oscar-nominated screenwriter and director ...

Manchester by the Sea

2. Charlie Plummer

Actor | Looking for Alaska

Charlie Plummer stars in the A24 release Lean On Pete, written and directed by Andrew Haigh (45 Years) and featuring Steve Buscemi, Chloƫ Sevigny and Travis Fimmel. At the end of 2017, he appeared in Ridley Scott's kidnap thriller All the Money in the World, playing John Paul Getty III alongside ...

King Jack

3. Neel Sethi

Actor | The Jungle Book

Indian-American Neel Sethi was born on December 22, 2003, in New York City. He is a child actor who landed a break-out role as Mowgli in John Favreau's 2016 live-action version of the classic tale 'The Jungle Book'. He also starred in the short film 'Diwali' (2013).

He was selected for the role of ...

The Jungle Book

4. Blake Jenner

Actor | The Edge of Seventeen

Blake Jenner is an actor/singer from Miami, Florida. He found inspiration, as a child, in Jim Carrey and Michael Jackson and aspired to be an entertainer. When he was 9, he wrote short stories and acted them out at school, thus deciding to pursue a career in acting. Throughout middle school and ...

Everybody Wants some/Edge of 17

5. Joe Alwyn

Actor | Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk

Joe Alwyn was born on February 21, 1991 in London, England. He is an actor, known for Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk (2016), The Favourite (2018) and Mary Queen of Scots (2018).

Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk

6. Stephan James

Actor | Race

Stephan James was born on December 16, 1993 in Scarborough, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He is an actor, known for Race (2016), Selma (2014) and Across the Line (2015).

Race

7. Ferdia Walsh-Peelo

Actor | Sing Street

Ferdia Walsh-Peelo was born on October 12, 1999 in Ashford, County Wicklow, Ireland. He is an actor, known for Sing Street (2016), Vikings (2013) and Here Are the Young Men.

Sing Street

8. Parker Sawyers

Actor | Southside with You

Parker Sawyers is known for his work on Southside with You (2016), The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016) and The Mummy (2017).

Southside with You

9. Ashton Sanders

Actor | Moonlight

Ashton Sanders was born on October 24, 1995 in Carson, California, USA. He is an actor, known for Moonlight (2016), The Retrieval (2013) and The Equalizer 2 (2018).

Moonlight

10. Themo Melikidze

Actor | Patriots Day

Themo Melikidze is a classically trained actor and martial artist from the Eastern European country of Georgia. He gained significant industry buzz for his portrayal of the Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev in Mark Wahlberg's highly anticipated film Patriots Day. Melikidze draws from his ...

Patriots Day

11. Josie Totah

Actress | Champions

Josie Totah is an immensely talented actor, comedian, singer and writer with a gift for bringing dynamic characters to life. As she fearlessly evolves her body of work with each new project, Totah is fast proving to be one of Hollywood's most engaging and sought after young talents. Totah has been ...

Other People

12. Jovan Adepo

Actor | Fences

Jovan Adepo was born in Oxfordshire, England. He is an actor, known for Fences (2016), Overlord (2018) and The Leftovers (2014).

Fences

13. Trevante Rhodes

Actor | Moonlight

Trevante Rhodes was born as Trevante Nemour Rhodes. He is an actor, known for Moonlight (2016), The Predator (2018) and 12 Strong (2018).

Moonlight

14. Brian Marc

Actor | Nerve

Brian Marc is an actor, known for Nerve (2016), Luke Cage (2016) and White Girl (2016).

Nerve/White Girl

15. Oakes Fegley

Actor | Pete's Dragon

Oakes Fegley is an actor, known for Peter en de Draak (2016), This Is Where I Leave You (2014) and Person of Interest (2011).

Pete's Dragon

16. Alex Wolff

Actor | Hereditary

Alex Wolff, an award-winning actor, musician, singer, and composer, was born on November 1, 1997 in New York, New York. He is the son of actress Polly Draper and jazz pianist Michael Wolff. His elder brother is actor and musician Nat Wolff.

He is most known for his work on The Naked Brothers Band (...

My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2/Patriots Day

17. Charlie Shotwell

Actor | Captain Fantastic

Charlie Shotwell is an actor, known for Captain Fantastic (2016), All the Money in the World (2017) and The Glass Castle (2017).

Captain Fantastic/Man Down

18. George MacKay

Actor | Captain Fantastic

George MacKay was born 13 March, 1992 in Hammersmith, London, England, to Kim Baker, a costume designer, and Paul Christopher MacKay, a stage/lighting manager. His father is Australian.

At the age of ten, George was scouted to audition for a role in the family feature, Peter Pan (2003). He quickly ...

Captain Fantastic

19. Nicholas Hamilton

Actor | It

Nicholas was born in Lismore, Australia on May 4, 2000 as Nicholas William Hamilton. He has worked constantly throughout his teen years. He is most commonly known for his portrayal of Henry Bowers in IT (2017), based on the acclaimed Stephen King novel, and also appears in The Dark Tower, starring ...

Captain Fantastic

20. Griffin Gluck

Actor | Just Go with It

Griffin Gluck is among Hollywood's young actors to watch, who at the age of 17 already has over ten years of acting experience under his belt. His big break came in 2011 when he was chosen for the role of Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler's son 'Michael' in Just Go With It, for which he received a ...

Middle School/Why Him?

21. Lewis MacDougall

Actor | A Monster Calls

Lewis MacDougall is a Scottish film actor. He is known for A Monster Calls (2016) and his film debut, Pan (2015). In 2018, he stars in the dramas Boundaries (2018) and The Belly of the Whale (2018).

He was brought up in Edinburgh, Scotland. His father, William, is a retired banker. His mother, Fiona...

A Monster Calls

22. Evan Fine

Actor | Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping

Evan Fine is an actor, known for Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016), Louie (2010) and 37 (2016).

Popstar/37

23. Gabriel Bateman

Actor | Lights Out

Gabriel Bateman is the youngest of 8 children, most of whom love creative arts. Within a couple of months of auditioning Gabriel has appeared in several commercials and print ads and booked a pilot and a feature film. He has four older brothers Justin Bateman, Aleq Bateman, Noah Bateman (aka Noah E...

Lights Out

24. Jaden Piner

Actor | Moonlight

Jaden Piner is an actor, known for Moonlight (2016), BOO! and E! Live from the Red Carpet (1995).

Moonlight

25. Judah Lewis

Actor | Demolition

Judah Lewis is an actor, known for Demolition (2015) and The Babysitter (2017).

Demolition

26. Matthew Espinosa

Actor | Be Somebody

Matthew Espinosa is an actor, known for Be Somebody (2016), American Vandal (2017) and Wild for the Night (2016).

Be Somebody

27. Finlay MacMillan

Actor | Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

Finlay "Fin" MacMillan was born in Govan, Glasgow, Scotland on April 16th 1996. He is best known for his early work on River City (2002), Waterloo Road (2006) and Tim Burton's film adaptation of the Ransom Riggs best selling novel Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016).

Miss Peregrine

28. Zachary Hernandez

Actor | Irreplaceable You

Zachary Hernandez is an actor, known for Irreplaceable You (2018), The Great Gilly Hopkins (2015) and Chicago P.D. (2014).

Great Gilly Hopkins

29. Hayden Szeto

Actor | The Edge of Seventeen

Hayden Szeto was born on September 11, 1985 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada as Hayden Chun Hay Szeto. He is known for his work on The Edge of Seventeen (2016), Truth or Dare (2018) and Lodge 49 (2018).

Edge of 17

30. Karan Soni

Actor | Deadpool

Karan Soni was born in New Delhi, India. He made his film debut as Kemal in Yusuf Sumer's short comedy film Kaka Nirvana (2010), in which he co-starred with Rachel Quinn. In 2016, Soni rose to international prominence for his role as Dopinder in Tim Miller's action film Deadpool (2016), a role he ...

Deadpool/Ghostbusters/Office Christmas Party



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