Decades later, we still highly regard the likes of Audrey Hepburn, Gene Kelly, Julie Andrews, Clark Gable, Elizabeth Taylor, and Christopher Plummer. What makes these stars stand out from among the rest is the indelible mark they made on the big screen.
Today a new generation of celebrities is swiftly rising to fame. Let’s take a closer look at eight young rising stars leading the way on the red carpet. They’re quickly lighting up the movie industry, so including a photo of these future Hollywood heroes when using your free portfolio website builder will impress others.
1. Elsie Fisher
American born actress Elsie Fisher’s acting career started at the age of six in the TV series Medium. Fisher went on to voice the Agnes character in Despicable Me 1 and 2 before landing the leading role of Kayla Day in the comedy-drama Eighth Grade.
Fisher’s Eighth Grade performance as a teenage girl shows her to be wise beyond her years when it comes to acting. This won her a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actress. She’s since voiced Parker Needler in The Addams Family and acted in season two of US psychological horror TV series Castle Rock. What’s next for Fisher?
2. Iain Armitage
12-year-old American child actor Iain Armitage rose to fame in his roles as Ziggy Chapman in Big Little Lies and Sheldon Cooper in Young Sheldon. One of the brightest and youngest TV stars, Armitage started acting when he was only six years old.
Armitage debuted on the screen in an episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and has acted in films The Glass Castle & Our Souls at Night. With his whole career still ahead of him, Armitage is an emerging young star to keep an eye on definitely.
3. Lucas Hedges
At age 23, American actor Lucas Hedges has already made waves in Hollywood. His supporting roles in Moonrise Kingdom and Kill the Messenger introduced him to the cinema screen. He’s one of the youngest Oscar nominees of all time. His Manchester by the Sea role gave him a best supporting actor Academy Award nomination.
He plays the role of a drug addict in drama film Ben is Back, a film written and directed by his father, filmmaker Peter Hedges. Following in the footsteps of his father, Hedges is continuing to climb his way up to success in the movie industry.
4. Maisie Williams
Maisie Williams’ acting debut was in hit TV series Game of Thrones when she was cast as Arya Stark of Winterfell for eight seasons. British born Williams literally grew up in this role for which she won numerous awards.
Williams hit the TV screen at only 12 years old and has made an unbelievable impact since then. An actress and internet entrepreneur, Williams is now in her early 20s & co-founded Daisie Chain, a production company. Using her app Daisie, she encourages artists and creatives to exhibit their works & helps them search for collaborators. Williams is an influential inspiration both on and off-screen.
5. Margot Robbie
Australian actress and film producer Margot Robbie has been on the screen since 2008 when she appeared in Neighbours. With a couple of Academy Award nominations and BAFTA Awards to her name, she’s continuing to shine before even reaching the age of 30.
Named as one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world in 2017, Robbie’s worldwide success came from her role in The Wolf of Wall Street alongside Leonardo DiCaprio. Robbie has mastered various accents and is the voice of narrator Flopsy Rabbit in the Peter Rabbit 1 & 2 films. She’s on a roll and certainly turning heads on the red carpet.
From her humble beginnings on Shake it Up on the Disney Channel, Zendaya’s taken the world by storm. The 23-year-old American actress and singer started out as a child model & backup dancer.
With film roles in musical drama The Greatest Showman and the epic Spider-Man: Homecoming & Spider-Man: Far from Home, Zendaya’s name’s spreading, and she’s building up an ever-growing network of fans across the globe.
Remember the names of these young stars who are on their way to ruling Hollywood. They’re making great strides along the red carpet and are incredible individuals who’ll become the future kings & queens of our screens.