Celebrities always receive special attention from all over the world. Each has its way of making an impact, which will spread good things to everyone. Today in this post, we will bring you a list of the 50 most popular B-list celebrities. Our list includes people regardless of profession or age, and all are ranked based on their contributions and the value they create for the community. We hope you will like it.
1. Chadwick Boseman
|Full name||Chadwick Aaron Boseman|
|Day of Birth||November 29, 1976|
|Place of Birth||Anderson, South Carolina, U.S.|
We spent a lot of time debating whether the hardworking Chadwick Boseman deserves to be on our list. We have reasons for justifying his inclusion, even though some of you may feel differently. We are all aware that the exemplary Boseman made history as the first black actor to play the lead role in an MCU movie when he appeared in the worldwide hit Black Panther. After a four-year battle with colon cancer, he passed away in 2020.
2. Cillian Murphy
|Day of Birth||May 25, 1976|
|Place of Birth||Cork, Ireland|
Cillian Murphy, well-liked by both critics and viewers, is best known for playing the tenacious Tommy Shelby in the crime drama Peaky Blinders. He unexpectedly received accolades for Best New Actor at the Empire Awards and Breakthrough Actor at the MTV Movie Awards for his work in Danny Boyle’s 28 Days Later (2002). It’s important to remember that the actor appeared in supporting roles in prior Nolan films like Inception and Dunkirk.
3. Edward Norton
|Full name||Edward Harrison Norton|
|Day of Birth||August 18, 1969|
|Place of Birth||Boston, Massachusetts, U.S|
Actor Edward Norton is well-known for playing Bruce Banner in the 2008 Marvel Studios picture The Incredible Hulk. He played a significant involvement in creating the script as part of his agreement to appear in the movie (although he was not credited for writing it). He has had a passion for acting since he was five. When he was eight years old, he would question his theater teacher about his purpose in a scene. Later, he graduated from Yale University with a History major. Despite being nominated for three Oscars for his roles, the Fight Club actor rarely makes headlines these days, especially not in the role of a leading man.
VENICE, ITALY – AUGUST 27: Actor Edward Norton attends the ‘Birdman’ photocall during the 71st Venice Film Festival on August 27, 2014 in Venice, Italy – provided by taniavolobueva
4. Don Cheadle
|Real name||Donald Frank Cheadle Jr.|
|Day of Birth||November 29, 1964|
|Place of Birth||Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.|
Don Cheadle‘s inclusion on our list of B-level celebrities does not necessarily indicate that his career is in trouble. Perhaps all it means in his situation is that there will be more significant roles and projects in the future. Cheadle’s reputation as a performer cannot be questioned because of the positive reviews the actor has received for his many severe roles over the years. Cheadle was honored by the CineVegas Film Festival and the Los Angeles Film Festival and received ShoWest’s Male Star of the Year award. A talented musician who plays saxophone, writes music, and sings, he is also an accomplished stage actor and director and was nominated for a Grammy Award in 2004 for Best Spoken Word Album for his narration/dramatization of the Walter Mosley novel ‘Fear Itself.’
Don Cheadle arriving for the Iron Man 3 Premiere, Odeon Leicester Square, London. 18/04/2013 Picture by: Alexandra Glen – provided by Featureflash Photo Agency
5. James McAvoy
|Day of Birth||April 21, 1979|
|Place of Birth||Glasgow, Scotland|
A reasonably intriguing addition to our roster is James McAvoy. He is an excellent actor in several well-regarded films and has been nominated for various acting prizes. When McAvoy was younger, he considered becoming a Catholic priest, but when he was 16 years old, actor David Hayman paid a visit to the school and piqued his interest in acting. The actor gained additional notoriety after appearing in movies like Atonement, The Last King of Scotland, and Split. He is most recognized for his role as Professor Charles Xavier in the X-Men films.
James Mcavoy arrives for the Olivier Awards 2012 at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London. 15/04/2012 Picture by: Simon Burchell / Featureflash – provided by Featureflash Photo Agency
6. Sarah Paulson
|Full name||Sarah Catharine Paulson|
|Day of Birth||December 17, 1974|
|Place of Birth||Tampa, Florida, U.S.|
Actress Sarah Paulson, well-known for her work on series like American Horror Story and Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, got to start on the stage in New York City. Before relocating to Manhattan to enroll in the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and the High School for Performing Arts, she spent most of her formative years in New York and Maine. She is well remembered for her outstanding portrayal as her young brother’s a kind spiritual adviser in the 1995 CBS gothic thriller American Gothic. She has won a Primetime Emmy and a Golden Globe, and in 2017 Time Magazine listed her as one of the world’s most influential people. The Ratched actor has established herself as a reliable performer by taking on nearly every role.
LOS ANGELES – DEC 11: Sarah Paulson at the 22nd Annual Critics’ Choice Awards at Barker Hanger on December 11, 2016 in Santa Monica, CA – provided by Kathy Hutchins
7. Patrick Wilson
|Full name||Patrick Joseph Wilson|
|Day of Birth||July 3, 1973|
|Place of Birth||Norfolk, Virginia, U.S.|
|Occupations||Actor, director, singer|
Patrick Wilson has been in the entertainment industry for such a long time that we wouldn’t be surprised if many of you thought he ought to be an A-list celebrity by this point. Wilson graduated from Carnegie-Mellon University with a B.F.A. in drama. He has received numerous nominations and prizes for his theater work. Wilson has acted in movies like The Phantom of the Opera, The Alamo, Little Children, Watchmen, The A-Team movie from 2010, The Ledge, Insidious, and The Conjuring.
LOS ANGELES – JAN 31: Patrick Wilson arrives for the ÔMoonfallÕ Premiere on January 31, 2022, in Hollywood, CA – provided by DFree
8. Gerard Butler
|Full name||Gerard James Butler|
|Day of Birth||November 13, 1969|
|Place of Birth||Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland|
|Occupations||Actor, film producer|
There isn’t any artist on our list that might indicate B-list as prominently as Gerard Butler does, even though it’s fair to say he did have a few excellent years to enjoy as a dependable star in the middle of the 2000s. Butler continued his education at Glasgow University, where he pursued a career as a lawyer or attorney. Because of his outgoing nature and excellent social abilities, he served as the law society president of the university. His acting career began when actor Steven Berkoff, who would later star opposite Butler in Attila (2001), contacted him in a London coffee shop and offered him a part in a theater production of “Coriolanus.” Butler decided to switch from law to acting after that. He received nominations for the Saturn Award and the Empire Award for Best Actor for his skillful work in the film 300.
Gerard Butler attends a photocall where he is announced as the new brand ambassador for BOSS and BOSS BOTTLED at Westfield London on September 2, 2014 in London, England – provided by BAKOUNINE
9. Anthony Mackie
|Full name||Anthony Dwane Mackie|
|Day of Birth||September 23, 1978|
|Place of Birth||New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.|
Anthony Mackie is best known for playing Sam Wilson in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. He made his acting debut in the semi-biographical drama film 8 Mile. He has been in several movies, TV shows, and plays on Broadway and Off-Broadway, such as Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, Drowning Crow, and McReele. His performance as Sam Wilson/Falcon in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, which debuted in Captain America: The Winter Soldier, brought him widespread acclaim (2014). In the science-fiction movie Outside the Wire on Netflix, Mackie played the title character, Leo.
Anthony Mackie on the red carpet for the screening of ‘Seberg’ during the 76st Venice Film Festival at the 30 on August Sala Grande, 2019 in Venice, Italy – provided by Denis Makarenko
10. Jason Bateman
|Full name||Jason Kent Bateman|
|Day of Birth||January 14, 1969|
|Place of Birth||Rye, New York, U.S.|
|Occupations||Actor, director, producer|
Most people will recognize this actor, director, and producer for his role as Michael Bluth in the Fox/Netflix comedy Arrested Development. Jason Bateman, one of today’s most skillful B-list celebrities, has even won a merited Golden Globe and a Satellite Award for his performance in the show mentioned above. He directed three episodes of Valerie (1986) at 18, making him the DGA’s youngest-ever director throughout the middle of the 1980s. Bateman’s cinematic career has been on an upward track since the 2000s.
LOS ANGELES – MAR 1: Jason Bateman at the Film Independent Spirit Awards at Tent on the Beach on March 1, 2014 in Santa Monica, CA – provided by Kathy Hutchins
11. Karen Gillan
|Full name||Karen Sheila Gillan|
|Day of Birth||November 28, 1987|
|Place of Birth||Inverness, Scotland|
Karen Gillan, who is best known for portraying the role of Nebula in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, is another Marvel celebrity who made it onto our list. She became passionate about acting at a young age, participating in various juvenile theater groups and plays at Charleston Academy. At 16, Karen decided to advance her acting career and enrolled in a program at the Performing Arts Studio Scotland, where she studied under renowned theatrical director Scott Johnston. Later, she studied at London’s esteemed Italia Conti Academy. In addition to being a talented actress, Gillan is also known for playing Ruby in Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle. We wouldn’t be surprised to see her secure a place on the A-list soon.
Karen Gillan at the World premiere of ‘Jumanji: The Next Level’ held at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, USA on December 9, 2019 – provided by Tinseltown
12. Emilia Clarke
|Full name||Emilia Isobel Euphemia Rose Clarke|
|Day of Birth||October 23, 1986|
|Place of Birth||London, England|
In the most-watched television program in history, Game of Thrones, Emilia Clarke astounded the audience with her extraordinary portrayal of Daenerys Targaryen. She had a penchant for acting at the age of 3. She attended St. Edward’s School in Oxford from 2000 to 2005, when she made two school plays. After that, she participated in ten plays while studying acting at the famed Drama Centre London. Emilia has given to numerous philanthropic organizations since she became well-known.
CANNES, FRANCE – MAY 15: Emilia Clarke attends the photo-call of ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ during the 71st Cannes Film Festival on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France – provided by Andrea Raffin
13. Chiwetel Ejiofor
|Full name||Chiwetel Umeadi Ejiofor[|
|Day of Birth||July 10, 1977|
|Place of Birth||Forest Gate, London, England|
Chiwetel Ejiofor, who has won a BAFTA Award, a Laurence Olivier Award, and an NAACP Image Award, lit up the screen as Solomon Northup in the Academy Award-winning film 12 Years an enslaved person. He began performing in various school, and National Youth Theatre shows by the time he was 13 years old and later enrolled at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts (LAMDA). In recognition of the star’s contributions to the arts, Queen Elizabeth II named him an Officer of the Order of the British Empire.
Chiwetel Ejiofor arriving for the TV BAFTA Awards 2013, Royal Festival Hall, London. 12/05/2013 – provided by Featureflash Photo Agency
14. Adam Driver
|Full name||Adam Douglas Driver|
|Day of Birth||November 19, 1983|
|Place of Birth||San Diego, California, U.S.|
Adam Driver has previously appeared in some critically acclaimed mainstream films, but he has yet to reach the reputation of Hollywood’s most prominent actors. Driver studied for a year at the University of Indianapolis before transferring to the Juilliard School in New York City to pursue a degree in theater. He graduated in 2009. Before being cast as Adam Sackler, the love interest of Lena Dunham’s character in the 2012 television series Girls, he started acting in plays and had appearances on Broadway. He received recognition for the part, and as a result, he started a thriving cinematic career.
Adam Driver walks the red carpet ahead of the “Marriage Story” screening during during the 76th Venice Film Festival at Sala Grande on August 29, 2019 in Venice, Italy – provided by Denis Makarenko
15. Jason Momoa
|Full name||Joseph Jason Namakaeha Momoa|
|Day of Birth||August 1, 1979|
|Place of Birth||Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.|
Jason Momoa‘s fame has undoubtedly increased over the past few years. He received praise for his brief appearance on the Game of Thrones set as the intimidating Khal Drogo, but after starring in the highly successful film Aquaman, he stole all the spotlight. He relocated to Los Angeles in 2001 to continue his acting career there after spending a couple of times traveling around the world. Jason transitions from acting to filmmaking through his production company, Pride of Gypsies.
London, United Kingdom – November 4, 2017: Jason Momoa attends the ‘Justice League photocall at The College in London, England – provided by Fred Duval
16. Zachary Levi
|Full name||Zachary Levi Pugh|
|Day of Birth||September 29, 1980|
|Place of Birth||Lake Charles, Louisiana, U.S.|
Zachary Levi, tall and attractive, has recently started appearing in critically acclaimed and financially successful films, and he might be on his way to joining the A-list very soon. At six, Zachary started performing in school and community theater plays as an actor, singer, and dancer. After receiving his diploma, he left Buena High School and moved to Los Angeles to pursue his acting career. Zachary got his start in theater, playing parts in local productions of Grease, The Outsiders, Oliver, The Wizard of Oz, and Big River, among others. His performance of Jesus in Ojai’s Godspell first caught Hollywood’s eye.
LOS ANGELES, CA. March 28, 2019: Zachary Levi at the world premiere of Shazam! At the TCL Chinese Theatre. Picture: Paul Smith/Featureflash – provided by Featureflash Photo Agency
17. Rami Malek
|Full name||Rami Said Malek|
|Day of Birth||May 12, 1981|
|Place of Birth||Torrance, California, U.S|
Rami Malek is one of the most accomplished performers on our list and is most known for his role as computer hacker Elliot Alderson in the television series Mr. Robot. He took home two awards for his performance as Elliot Alderson in the USA Network television series Mr. Robot: the Critics’ Choice Award and the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series. Additionally, he was nominated for a TCA Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and a Golden Globe Award.
Rami Malek at the 91st Annual Academy Awards held at the Hollywood and Highland in Los Angeles, USA on February 24, 2019 – provided by Tinseltown
18. Alexander Skarsgård
|Full name||Alexander Johan Hjalmar Skarsgård|
|Day of Birth||August 25, 1976|
|Place of Birth||Stockholm, Sweden|
How many of you are aware that Alexander Skarsgård began working professionally as an actor when he was just seven years old and ended it not long after he turned 13? The Generation Kill star returned to acting in Zoolander after serving in his country’s military as required. Alexander’s parents wanted their children to grow up as normally as possible, so they raised him in modest circumstances in a working-class Swedish neighborhood. He began his mandatory military service at nineteen (military conscription). He utilized the opportunity to think about what lay ahead. He completed his education at Leeds Metropolitan University before relocating to New York and enrolling at Marymount Manhattan College to pursue a theater degree.
Alexander Skarsgård at the Los Angeles premiere of ‘The Northman’ held at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, USA on April 18, 2022 – provided by Tinseltown
19. Ansel Elgort
|Day of Birth||March 14, 1994|
|Place of Birth||New York City, U.S.|
|Occupations||Actor, singer, DJ|
Ansel Elgort, who had a prominent part in Edgar Wright’s well-liked action comedy Baby Driver, has been on the list of B-list stars for a while. Ansel attended Stagedoor Manor summer camp, Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School, and the School of American Ballet while he was a child. He made his stage debut as a professional actor in the Off-Broadway production of “Regrets,” written and directed by Matt Charman. Just a few months before receiving his high school diploma, The Fault in Our Stars actor started his professional acting career.
LOS ANGELES – NOV 23: Ansel Elgort at the 2014 American Music Awards – Arrivals at the Nokia Theater on November 23, 2014 in Los Angeles, CA – provided by Kathy Hutchins
20. Lily James
|Real name||Lily Chloe Ninette Thomson|
|Day of Birth||April 5, 1989|
|Place of Birth||Esher, Surrey, England|
James, who attended the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London to pursue an acting career, gained attention for his appearance in the historical drama Downton Abbey. Her breakthrough performance was in the 2015 film Cinderella, and she later portrayed Countess Natasha Rostova in the War & Peace television adaption. She received an Emmy nomination in 2022 for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie for her work in the biographical drama miniseries Pam & Tommy. Darkest Hour and Baby Driver are two other films that include Lily James.
BERLIN, GERMANY – FEBRUARY 13: Lily James, ‘Cinderella’ press conference, 65th Berlinale International Film Festival at Grand Hyatt Hotel on February 13, 2015 in Berlin, Germany – magicinfoto
21. Zoë Kravitz
|Full name||Zoë Isabella Kravitz|
|Day of Birth||December 1, 1988|
|Place of Birth||Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
|Occupations||Actress, singer, model, filmmaker|
Zoe Kravitz rose to prominence after playing Angel Salvadore in the superhero film X-Men: First Class. She is half African-American and half Ashkenazi Jewish. Zoe’s passion and interest in acting stemmed from classes she took in high school. Kravitz has kept herself busy outside of her film endeavors with various projects. With her band, “Elevator Fight,” she was the lead singer and co-writer. In addition, Kravitz is the new face of Vera Wang’s “Princess” perfume.
LONDON, UK. November 13, 2018: Zoë Kravitz at the premiere for Fantastic Beasts The Crimes of Grindelwald at Leicester Square. Picture: Steve Vas/Featureflash – provided by Featureflash Photo Agency
22. Cobie Smulders
|Real name||Jacoba Francisca Maria “Cobie” Smulders|
|Day of Birth||April 3, 1982|
|Place of Birth||Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada|
We all fell in love with Robin Scherbatsky after seeing Cobie Smulders brilliantly portray the character in one of the greatest sitcoms of all time, How I Met Your Mother. Cobie had aspired to be a doctor or a marine biologist since she was a child. After appearing in several school productions, Cobie began to pursue acting in high school. Cobie caught the attention of a modeling agency as a teenager, which led to several years of world travel to places like France, Japan, Italy, Greece, and Germany. Despite her modeling career, Cobie managed to attend school and graduated from high school with honors in 2000.
LOS ANGELES – AUG 05: Cobie Smulders arrives for the ABC’s Summer TCA All Star Party on August 5, 2019 in West Hollywood, CA – provided by DFree
23. Taron Egerton
|Day of Birth||November 10, 1989|
|Place of Birth||Birkenhead, Merseyside, England|
Taron Egerton first gained attention for his role as Gary “Eggsy” Unwin in the action comedy films Kingsman: The Secret Service and Kingsman: The Golden Circle. Egerton made his acting debut in 2011 as Liam Jay in a minor role in two episodes of the ITV show Lewis. Later, he was included in The Smoke’s main cast on Sky 1. The first movie’s success launched Egerton into fame and resulted in him signing a three-movie contract with 20th Century Fox. He received a well-deserved Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for his portrayal in the highly acclaimed Rocketman.
Taron Egerton attends the photocall for “Rocketman” during the 72nd annual Cannes Film Festival on May 16, 2019 in Cannes, France – provided by Denis Makarenko
24. Kit Harington
|Real name||Christopher Catesby Harington|
|Day of Birth||December 26, 1986|
|Place of Birth||Acton, London, England|
It wouldn’t be an overstatement to say that Game of Thrones actor Kit Harrington has been living in the shadow of the beloved character he played on the show, Jon Snow. At 14, after seeing a production of Waiting for Godot, he developed an interest in acting and participated in several school plays. Between 2003 and 2005, he was a student at Worcester Sixth Form College, majoring in drama and theater studies. He was encouraged to pursue acting in a theater school when he was 17 after seeing Ben Whishaw portray Hamlet in a performance in 2004. When he was eighteen, he returned to London and enrolled in the Central School of Speech and Drama a year later, where he graduated in 2008.
Kit Harington attend a VIP screening of ‘Pompeii’ at The Odeon West End on April 28, 2014 in London, England – provided by BAKOUNINE
25. Millie Bobby Brown
|Day of Birth||February 19, 2004|
|Place of Birth||Marbella, Spain|
Millie Bobby Brown has quickly risen to the top of the list of the most well-liked B-list celebrities, all thanks to her impressive on-screen presence and exemplary performance in the smash hit series Stranger Things. She became well-known for playing Eleven in the 2016 Netflix science fiction drama series The Stranger Things, for which she was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series at the age of 13. In addition, she is the youngest person ever to appear on the TIME 100 list.
MILAN, ITALY, FEBRUARY 20: Actress Millie Bobby Brown attends the event Moncler Genius during Milan Fashion Week Winter 2018/19 on February 20, 2018 in Milan, Italy – provided by Andrea Raffin
26. Michael Peña
|Full name||Michael Anthony Peña|
|Day of Birth||January 13, 1976|
|Place of Birth||Chicago, Illinois, U.S.|
In several critically acclaimed and financially successful productions, Michael Peña must have been seen by ardent Hollywood fans as a prominent supporting role. After his appearances in Crash and Million Dollar Baby, the gifted actor in cinema gained recognition. Soon after, he was spotted working on films including Collateral Beauty, American Hustle, Shooter, The Martian, and The Martian. Peña was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male for his outstanding character performance in End of Watch.
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES – JANUARY 7, 2013: Michael Pena at the Los Angeles premiere of ‘Gangster Squad’ held at the Grauman’s Chinese Theatre — Photo by PopularImages
27. Evangeline Lilly
|Full name||Nicole Evangeline Lilly|
|Day of Birth||August 3, 1979|
|Place of Birth||Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, Canada|
The endearing Evangeline Lilly, the winner of a Screen Actors Guild Award and an MTV Movie Award, rose to stardom after playing Kate Austen in the then-famous ABC series Lost. The actress was soon seen playing a pivotal role in well-produced feature films like The Hurt Locker and Real Steel shortly after her tenure on the show. Lilly, who has acknowledged that she uses her high-profile roles to benefit charitable causes, recently experienced a significant career bump after accepting the part of Hope van Dyne/Wasp in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
LOS ANGELES – APR 22: Evangeline Lilly arrives for the “Avengers: End Game” LOs Angeles Premiere on April 22, 2019 in Los Angeles, CA – provided by DFree
28. Elle Fanning
|Full name||Mary Elle Fanning|
|Day of Birth||April 9, 1998|
|Place of Birth||Conyers, Georgia, U.S.|
Since three, the alluring Elle Fanning has been in front of the camera. She played the younger version of her older sister Dakota’s character in I Am Sam, but towards the start of her career, she was also spotted in films like Babel, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, and Phoebe in Wonderland. She became well-known after acting in the science fiction picture Super 8, for which she won a Spotlight Award at the Hollywood Film Festival.
Actress Elle Fanning attends the ‘How To Talk To Girls At Parties’ photocall during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at on May 21, 2017 in Cannes, France – provided by BAKOUNINE
29. John Boyega
|Real name||John Adedayo Bamidele Adegboyega|
|Day of Birth||March 17, 1992|
|Place of Birth||London, England|
After playing Moses in the science fiction comedy Attack the Block, actor and producer John Boyega earned notoriety in his native Britain. His appearance as Finn in the well-liked Star Wars sequel trilogy brought him additional popularity. Boyega earned the Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Actor in a Movie or Miniseries and the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film for his portrayal of Leroy Logan in the anthology series Small Axe, respectively.
John Boyega at the World premiere of ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens held at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, USA on December 14, 2015 – provided by Tinseltown
30. Gwyneth Paltrow
|Full name||Gwyneth Kate Paltrow|
|Day of Birth||September 27, 1972|
|Place of Birth||Los Angeles, California, U.S|
In the latter half of the 1990s and the beginning of the 2000s, Gwyneth Paltrow was a rising star with films like Shakespeare in Love and Seven already under her belt. The family relocated to Massachusetts when Gwyneth was eleven years old, and her father started working in summer stock plays in the Berkshires. Here, under the guidance of her parents, she obtained her initial instruction in acting. The actress hasn’t had much to do in the movies in more than a decade, save from her performance with Johnny Depp in the critically panned Mortdecai in 2015. She appeared in the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Tony Stark’s assistant and love interest, but this didn’t significantly return her to the public eye.
VENICE, ITALY – SEPTEMBER 3: Actress Gwyneth Paltrow attends the premiere of ‘Contagion’ during the 68th Venice Film Festival on September 3, 2011 – provided by Andrea Raffin
31. Paul Bettany
|Day of Birth||May 27, 1971|
|Place of Birth||London, England|
|Citizenship||United Kingdom-United States|
Paul Bettany has been featured in films such as J. A. R. V. I. S. and Vision in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but the actor has admitted in the past that a producer recently told him that his career in the film business was essentially made. One has the impression that Bettany’s career is about to take a new turn thanks to the MCU and his portrayal of a Star Wars character in Solo: A Star Wars Story. We can back up the claim mentioned above by pointing out that the actor was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for his work in the Disney+ miniseries WandaVision, for which he received the award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie.
LOS ANGELES – MAY 10: Paul Bettany arrives to the “Solo: A Star Wars Story” World Premiere on May 10, 2018 in Hollywood, CA – provided by DFree
32. Liev Schreiber
|Full name||Isaac Liev Schreiber|
|Day of Birth||October 4, 1967|
|Place of Birth||San Francisco, California, U.S.|
|Occupations||Actor, director, screenwriter, producer, the narrator|
Liev Schreiber, who is most known for his roles in various Hollywood movies, both independent and mainstream, carved out a niche for himself in the 1990s and the early 2000s. After playing the alleged murderer Cotton Weary in the Scream trilogy of horror films, he received his big break. The actor proceeded to appear in independent masterpieces like Walking and to talk, The Daytrippers, and Big Night, even though the success of the pictures made the significant studios aware of his presence.
LOS ANGELES – JAN 25: Liev Schreiber arrives for the G’Day USA Gala on January 25, 2020 in Beverly Hills, CA – provided by DFree
33. Dave Bautista
|Full name||David Michael Bautista Jr.|
|Day of Birth||January 18, 1969|
|Place of Birth||Washington, D.C., U.S.|
|Occupations||Actor, professional wrestler, mixed martial artist, bodybuilder|
|Years active||1988-2000 (bodybuilding)1999–2019 (wrestling)2006–present (acting)2012 (MMA)|
Dave Bautista has accomplished just about enough to be considered a notable B-list celebrity, in contrast to his World Wrestling Entertainment coworker Dwayne Johnson who rose to the top of the superstar A-list years in advance. Most people are familiar with the former heavyweight champion from his role as Drax the Destroyer in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Although Bautista hasn’t yet starred in a high-profile Hollywood blockbuster, he has been noticed in films like Army of the Dead, Spectre, and Blade Runner 2049.
LAS VEGAS – APR 02: Dave Bautista arrives for the CinemaCon 2019 – STXfilms presentation “The State of the Industry: Past, Present and Future’ on April 2, 2019 in Las Vegas, NV – provided by DFree
34. John Cho
|Real name||Cho Yo-Han|
|Day of Birth||June 16, 1972|
|Place of Birth||Seoul, South Korea|
John Cho, the star of the Harold & Kumar film series, has been a well-known B-lister for as long as anyone can remember. After playing Harold Lee in the Harold & Kumar series, the actor gained notoriety. He began his career by starring in a few Asian-American-focused films. Cho had the chance to portray Hikaru Sulu in the Star Trek rebooted movie series, but we would instead remember him as the lead in Searching and Columbus, two of his most well-known films to date.
LOS ANGELES – SEP 25: John Cho arrives for the FOX Fall Party on September 25, 2017 in West Hollywood, CA – provided by DFree
35. Djimon Hounsou
|Full name||Djimon Gaston Hounsou|
|Day of Birth||April 24, 1964|
|Place of Birth||Cotonou, Dahomey (present-day Cotonou, Benin)|
Beginning his career as an actor and model, Djimon Hounsou appeared in music videos. He immediately turned his attention to acting, making his film debut in Without You I was Nothing in 1990. Following the theatrical release of Steven Spielberg’s Amistad, Djimon Hounsou became well-known and appeared in blockbuster films like Gladiator and Blood Diamond. The actor has received three Screen Actors Guild nominations and a Golden Globe nomination. He is also known to have appeared in movies from the DC Extended Universe and the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
CANNES, FRANCE – MAY 16, 2014: Djimon Hounsou at the photocall for his movie “How to Train Your Dragon 2” at the 67th Festival de Cannes – provided by Featureflash Photo Agency
36. Jodie Comer
|Full name||Jodie Marie Comer|
|Day of Birth||March 11, 1993|
|Place of Birth||Liverpool, England|
Two British Academy Television Awards and a Primetime Emmy Award have been given to Jodie Comer, who launched her career in an episode of The Royal Today in 2008. After giving powerful performances in television programs like My Mad Fat Diary, Thirteen, and Doctor Foster, the actress suddenly became well-known. However, she deservedly received a lot of media and fanned attention for her portrayal of Oksana Astankova/Villanelle in the spy thriller series Killing Eve. Comer can also be seen in movies like The Last Duel and Free Guy.
LONDON, UK. May 12, 2019: Jodie Comer arriving for the BAFTA TV Awards 2019 at the Royal Festival Hall, London. Picture: Steve Vas/Featureflash – provided by Featureflash Photo Agency
37. Judy Greer
|Real name||Judith Therese Evans|
|Day of Birth||July 20, 1975|
|Place of Birth||Detroit, Michigan, U.S.|
Judy Greer, best known for playing supporting roles in movies, is a solid performer who has won over audiences with her endearing presence in various movies. The actress first came to public attention after appearing in films like Love & Other Drugs, Jawbreaker, What Women Want, and 13 Going on 30. She was able to experiment with numerous film genres thanks to her adaptability. Therefore, if one has been able to recognize her in comedic dramas like Grandma and Lemon, one would also notice her in blockbusters like the Planet of the Apes reboot series and Jurassic World.
LOS ANGELES – FEB 28: Judy Greer arrives for ‘The Thing About Pam’ Hollywood Premiere on February 28, 2022 in Beverly Hills, CA – provided by DFree
38. Chloë Grace Moretz
|Day of Birth||February 10, 1997|
|Place of Birth||Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.|
Chloe Grace Moretz, only 25 years old, has a wealth of experience working on big-budget films. She has appeared in more than 70 movies and television shows. She also exudes a seasoned A-lister’s polished PR, which is why we wouldn’t be surprised to see her become an A-list star in the future. She is a young and energetic actress who has won four MTV Movie & TV Awards, two People’s Choice Awards, two Saturn Awards, and two Young Artist Awards.
Chloe Grace Moretz attends panel for movie The Peripheral by Amazon Prime during Comic Con at Jacob Javits Center in New York on October 8, 2022 – provided by lev radin
39. Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
|Full name||Nikolaj William Coster-Waldau|
|Day of Birth||July 27, 1970|
|Place of Birth||Rudkøbing, Denmark|
The affable Nikolaj Coster-Waldau gained notoriety for his portrayal of Jaime Lannister in Game of Thrones, although that is arguably the one character for which he is recognized. The actor has appeared in films like Black Hawk Down and Shot Caller. He graduated from the Danish National School of Performing Arts in Copenhagen in 1993. As a UNDP Goodwill Ambassador, the star of New Amsterdam does his part to raise awareness of critical social issues, including gender equality and climate change.
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau attends the screening of ‘Sink Or Swim (Le Grand Bain)’ during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 13, 2018 in Cannes, France – provided by magicinfoto
40. Clark Gregg
|Full name||Robert Clark Gregg Jr.|
|Day of Birth||April 2, 1962|
|Place of Birth||Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.|
|Occupations||Actor, director, screenwriter|
Clark Gregg has established himself as a writer, director, and actor in the film industry. In addition to penning the scripts for films like What Lies Beneath and Choke, he also portrayed S. H. I. E. L. D. agent Phil Coulson in the 2008 superhero blockbusters Iron Man and its sequel. Although his continuous success on Agents of S. H. I. E. L. D. has been able to land him more television work, we have yet to say the same for his cinema career.
LOS ANGELES – JAN 29: Clark Gregg arrives for the ‘Black Panther’ World Premiere on January 29, 2018 in Hollywood, CA – provided by DFree
41. Terrence Howard
|Full name||Terrence Dashon Howard|
|Day of Birth||March 11, 1969|
|Place of Birth||Chicago, Illinois, U.S.|
|Occupations||Actor, rapper, singer|
Terrence Howard had his professional acting debut in the middle of the 1990s, but when he acted in movies like The Best Man, Hustle & Flow, and Crash, he became a household name. The actor appeared on the verge of stardom with several nominations. When he unexpectedly appeared in 2008’s Iron Man as James Rhodes, Tony Stark’s best buddy, it came as little surprise. Howard has been primarily spotted attempting to break into television in recent years, though. In the wildly successful television series Empire, he was given the exciting role of Lucious Lyon.
LOS ANGELES – JAN 6: Terrence Howard at the FOX TV “Empire” Premiere Event at a ArcLight Cinerama Dome Theater on January 6, 2014 in Los Angeles, CA – provided by Kathy Hutchins
42. Liv Tyler
|Full name||Liv Rundgren Tyler|
|Day of Birth||July 1, 1977|
|Place of Birth||New York City, U.S.|
|Occupations||Actress, producer, singer, model|
The humble Liv Tyler became well-known after starring in notable action films like Armageddon and the Lord of the Rings trilogy. When she was just 14 years old, the actress started her modeling career. Later, she decided to devote her complete attention to acting, and in 1994’s Silent Fall, she made her eagerly anticipated feature film debut. Since 2003, Tyler, a musician, has represented the United States as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.
VENICE, ITALY – AUGUST 29: Liv Tyler attends “Ad Astra” photo-call during the 76th Venice Film Festival on August 29, 2019 in Venice, Italy – provided by Andrea Raffin
43. Jenna Fischer
|Real name||Regina Marie “Jenna” Fischer|
|Day of Birth||March 7, 1974|
|Place of Birth||Fort Wayne, Indiana, U.S.|
Jenna Fischer might never get over being indelibly linked to The Office, much like Emilia Clarke and Cobie Smulders will always be known for Game of Thrones and How I Met Your Mother, respectively. The American actress cemented her reputation by successfully portraying Pam in the acclaimed program. Even though she has since been in a few movies and TV shows, most people still recognize her as “Pam from The Office.”
LOS ANGELES – FEB 23: Jenna Fischer arrives to the “Hall Pass” World Premiere on February 23, 2011 in Hollywood, CA – provided by DFree
44. Walton Goggins
|Full name||Walton Sanders Goggins Jr.|
|Day of Birth||November 10, 1971|
|Place of Birth||Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.|
Walton Goggins has always been typecast to play the supporting role to Hollywood’s starring males. The actor has given some great performances throughout his career in several television series. He also made an impression on the big screen, including Predators, Django Unchained, and The Hateful Eight. He also had star performances in The Shield, Justified, Vice Principals, and Sons of Anarchy.
LOS ANGELES – JAN 10: Walton Goggins at the Weinstein Company & Netflix 2016 Golden Globe After Party at the Beverly Hilton on January 10, 2016 in Beverly Hills, CA – provided by Kathy Hutchins
45. Jensen Ackles
|Full name||Jensen Ross Ackles|
|Day of Birth||March 1, 1978|
|Place of Birth||Dallas, Texas, U.S.|
Jensen Ackles began his career in the entertainment sector as a model before becoming best recognized for playing Dean Winchester in the dark fantasy drama series Supernatural. One of today’s more well-known television actors garnered three nominations for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series Daytime Emmy Awards for his work on NBC’s Days of Our Lives. Although he appeared in the slasher movie My Bloody Valentine 3D, his work on television has garnered him the majority of his notoriety.
HOLLYWOOD, CA/USA – JAN 4 2020: Jensen Ackles arrives to The Art of Elysium 13th Annual Black Tie Artistic Experience “HEAVEN” on January 4, 2020 in Hollywood, CA – provided by Ga Fullner
46. Maisie Williams
|Real name||Margaret Constance “Maisie” Williams|
|Day of Birth||April 15, 1997|
|Place of Birth||Bristol, England|
|Occupations||Actress, dancer, internet entrepreneur|
The adored Arya Stark from Game of Thrones is a familiar name. Although Maisie Williams received critical acclaim and awards for the sweeping medieval fantasy television series, it didn’t accomplish anything to advance her cinema career—at least up to now. Despite this, viewers may see the rising star in films and television programs, including The Falling, Doctor Who, iBoy, and Pistol, where she makes an indelible impression.
LOS ANGELES – SEP 22: Maisie WIlliams at the Primetime Emmy Awards – Arrivals at the Microsoft Theater on September 22, 2019 in Los Angeles, CA – provided by Kathy Hutchins
47. Natalie Dormer
|Day of Birth||February 11, 1982|
|Place of Birth||Reading, Berkshire, England, UK|
One of the most logical additions to our list is the gorgeous Natalie Dormer, who won an Empire Award. No matter how talented she is as a performer, The Forest actor has yet to achieve the coveted A-list of stars. However, she has been seen producing great performances in shows such as Game of Thrones, The Tudors, and Elementary. In the past two films of the hugely popular The Hunger Games franchise, Dormer also played Cressida.
LOS ANGELES, CA – NOVEMBER 17, 2014: Natalie Dormer at the Los Angeles premiere of her movie “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part One” at the Nokia Theatre LA Live – provided by Jaguar PS
48. Cara Delevingne
|Full name||Cara Jocelyn Delevingne|
|Day of Birth||August 12, 1992|
|Place of Birth||Hammersmith, London, England|
|Occupations||Model, actor, singer|
Cara Delevingne, a supermodel, signed a contract with Storm Management immediately after graduating from college in 2009. She is also an actor and singer. In 2012 and 2014, she was named Model of the Year at the British Fashion Awards. After appearing in a supporting role in 2012’s Anna Karenina, Delevingne launched a successful professional acting career. She gained notoriety after the films Paper Town and Suicide Squad came out.
LOS ANGELES – JUL 21: Cara Delevingne arrives to the Comic Con 2016 – Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets PhotoCall on July 21, 2016 in San Diego, CA – provided by DFree
49. Emily Ratajkowski
|Full name||Emily O’Hara Ratajkowski|
|Day of Birth||June 7, 1991|
|Place of Birth||London, England|
Emily Ratajkowski is a model and actress who initially rose to fame as a young actress on the Nickelodeon series iCarly. She began modeling and then made appearances in various music videos. Ratajkowski has posed for many prestigious companies, and she has also appeared in a few films. Few people are aware that she is also an outspoken feminist who has authored a book called Body that has essays about sexuality and being a woman in modern society.
LOS ANGELES – JAN 06: Emily Ratajkowski arrives for the Film Independent Spirit Awards 2020 on February 8, 2020 in Santa Monica, CA – provided by DFree
50. Mickey Rourke
|Real name||Philip Andre “Mickey” Rourke Jr.|
|Day of Birth||September 16, 1952|
|Place of Birth||Schenectady, New York, U.S.|
|Occupations||Actor, boxer, screenwriter|
|Years active||Actor (1979–present)Boxer (1964–1994; 2014)|
Few are aware that Mickey Rourke, once regarded as a captivating leading man, departed the world of professional acting in the early 1990s to seek a career in boxing. Unfortunately for him, the change in his work led to several reconstructive surgeries that ultimately changed his appearance. Nevertheless, the actor returned to acting and appeared in Sin City in 2005. Rourke stunned everyone with his meticulous effort in 2008’s The Wrestler not long after his comeback.
Mickey Rourke at the 67th Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. January 17, 2010 Beverly Hills, CA Picture: Paul Smith / Featureflash – provided by Featureflash Photo Agency