With so many movies and series geared to young people gracing our screens, it’s no surprise that a number of rising teen superstars are standing out among the crowd. These young actors and actresses portray well-loved onscreen teens, and their growing fan-bases alone are testament to the impact they’re having on loyal watchers. Check out a few of these amazing talents-under-twenty below.
1. Dylan Sprayberry, 17
From a young “Clarke Kent” in the 2013 film Man of Steel, to “Liam Dunbar,” a beta werewolf trying to find his true place on the MTV hit show Teen Wolf, 17-year-old Dylan Sprayberry is proving himself to be an actor to watch out for. He’s also a musician and has appeared in various movies and television series since 2007 including Criminal Minds (2008), Glee (2012), Old Dogs (2009) and Bedrooms (2010).
2. Elle Fanning, 17
The acting bug seems to run in the Fanning household, as 17-year-old Elle Fanning continues to impress viewers just as her older sister Dakota does. She has received numerous awards which include a Young Hollywood Award, Broadcast Film Critics Association Award and a Teen Choice Award. Fanning began acting as a toddler and is well-known for her roles in the movies We Bought a Zoo, Somewhere and Phoebe in Wonderland. Fanning was further propelled into the spotlight when she starred as “Aurora” alongside prolific actress Angelina Jolie in the 2014 film Maleficent.
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