7 Best Actors Under 30

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Zendaya (27 years)

Actress, singer, model — Zendaya wears many hats. A child star from the Disney world, she starred in Frenemies (2012), a Disney Channel movie. Since then, her roles in big franchises like Spider-Man and Dune and her iconic performance in Euphoria have made her a household name.

Rohit Suresh Saraf (27 years)

The heartthrob from the show Mismatched (2020) has also had some strong performances on the big screen. His sibling roles as Kiddo in Dear Zindagi (2016), Ishaan in The Sky is Pink (2019), and Shatak in Vikram Vedha (2022) were endearing and have paved the way for his future.

Iain Armitage (15 years)

Known for playing the kid version of Sheldon Cooper in Young Sheldon, Armitage had established himself in the TV space as Ziggy Chapman in the HBO miniseries Big Little Lies (2017). His other notable performances include Brian in The Glass Castle (2017).

Timothée Chalamet (27 years)

He started with commercials, off-Broadway plays, and minor roles in popular shows like Law & Order (2009) and Homeland (2011). In the past five years, he has established himself with hits such as Beautiful Boy (2018), The King (2019), Wonka (2023), and, of course, the Dune series.

Lucas Hedges (27 years)

Hedges was the first actor under 25 to be nominated for an Oscar. This was for his performance in Manchester by the Sea (2016). His filmography includes movies with complex social themes, such as Boy Erased (2018) and Ben Is Back (2018).

Adarsh Gourav (29 years)

Adarsh recently appeared as the endearing Neil in Kho Gaye Hum Kahan (2023), He was first seen on the big screen in My Name is Khan (2010) as young Rizwan (Shah Rukh Khan played the older version). His role as Balram in The White Tiger (2021) was appreciated worldwide.

Saoirse Ronan (29 years)

Ronan's breathtaking performance as Jo March in Little Women (2019) got her an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress, and Christine in Lady Bird (2017), for which she won a Golden Globe, are just two of the many movies she has elevated with her prowess.

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