Celeb News - Cool, Newbie Actors
Meet 6 young up-and-coming actors & actresses who are sure to heat up the screen in 2002. Kidzworld predicts youll be seeing a lot more of Tom Welling, Lauren German, Taryn Manning, Shane West, and Glenn Howerton among others!
Tom Welling25 year-old Tom Welling equals H-o-t-t, hot with a capital H! This dark haired hottie from Putnam Valley, New York plays the teenage Clark Kent (as in Superman) in the WB hit, Smallville. He's a far cry from the nerdy Clark Kent in the Superman flicks. When Smallville breaks for four months you can bet Tom Welling will dig into another project.
Shane WestThis cutie stars opposite Mandy Moore in A Walk to Remember and on the ABC drama, Once and Again. He even popped up for a cameo in Ocean's Eleven as himself. Aside from acting, 23 year-old Shane West plays the guitar, sings and writes for his band, Average Jo.
Glenn HowertonGlenn Howerton has an extensive theater background but is pretty new to the tube. He plays wannabe musician, Corey, in the new Fox series, That '80s Show. Glenn Howerton can also be seen in the upcoming TNT movie, Monday Night Mayhem in 2002.
Laura GermanYou'll probably want give Laura a smack if you caught her in A Walk to Remember with Mandy Moore and Shane West. The 23 year-old plays a really mean chick who torments Mandy's character and even pastes Mandy's face on a porno photo and passes it around school. Nasty! Catch Laura German playing a paraplegic in an upcoming indie flick called Everything Is Fine.
Elisha Cuthbert18 year-old Elisha Cuthbert plays Kiefer Sutherland's daughter in the new series 24. The Calgary born actress, who got her start modeling, was a co-host on Popular Mechanics for Kids when she was just 15. Catch Elisha Cuthbert in her first starring role this spring (tentative April 2002) in the TV movie, Lucky Girl.