9 Non-degree conservatories - 2 American
Fola Evans-Akingbola - Series regular - Dawn - Identity Drama School (London)
Wallis Day - Series regular - Krypton - Arts Educational Foundation Course (London)
Natacha Karam - Series regular - For God and Country - 2-year Acting at City Lit (London)
Josh Kidd - Series regular - Searchers - The Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute, NYC 1-year program.
Melia Kreiling - Series regular - Behind Enemy Lines - London School of Dramatic Art (2-yr)
Chuku Modu - Series regular - The Good Doctor - The Richmond Drama School 1-year program (UK)
Matt Murray - Series regular - 9J, 9K and 9L - Canadian Film Centre
Anthony Ramos - Series regular - She’s Gotta Have It. Full scholarship to study Musical Theatre at AMDA in NYC.
Rebecca Rittenhouse - Lead - Real Life - BA in French and Hispanic Studies at University of Pennsylvania and 2.5 year conservatory at Atlantic Acting School.
12 Majored in something other than Acting with studio training or training background unknown - 12 American
Aparna Brielle - Series regular - Seth Myers comedy - Studied Marketing at Linfield College. Studied acting with Joel Morello/Arts & Communications Magnet Academy (OR), Berg Studios, Lesly Kahn, The Groundlings, and Annie Grindlay
David Castaneda - Series regular - CBS Paul Attanasio pilot - Somehow finished a BA double major in Film Production and International Business from Cal State Fullerton while working.
Paola Lazaro - Series regular - NBC’s untitled medical drama - BFA in Dramatic Writing, SUNY Purchase; MFA in Playwriting, Columbia University. Atlantic Theatre Company.
Annet Mahendru - Lead - The Machine - Studio trained with a BA in English. Has studied at HB Studio in NYC and Diana Castle and at The Groundlings in LA.
Hillary Anne Matthews - Series regular - ABC’s untitled single-camera startup comedy - Degree in English from Scripps College. Trained at UCB. Grew up around Cal Shakes.
Kim Matula - Series regular - LA -> Vegas - Dropped out of film school at UT Arlington to pursue acting. Studio training with Cathryn Hartt in Dallas and private coaching with Lar Park Lincoln
Jeanine Mason - Series regular - Searchers - “So You Think You Can Dance” winner. UCLA degree in World Arts and Cultures: Dance and Film minor. Actor training with Michael Woolson.
Nick Peine - Series regular - Seth Myers Pilot - Standup comic with a Psychology degree from Boston University.
Punam Patel - Lead - Brown Girls - Journalism Major/Theatre Minor at U. Florida and trained at Second City in Chicago.
Jay Pharoah - Lead - White Famous - Standup comic with a Business degree from VCU.
Erinn Westbrook - Series regular - Insatiable - BA in English, American Literature and Language, a secondary degree in Dramatic Arts and an advanced certification in Spanish, Harvard University.
Nafessa Williams - Series regular - Black Lightning - Criminal Justice degree from West Chester University. Studied acting with Susan Batson and at Tasha Smith Actors Workshop in NYC.
**19 Began straight out of high school or foreign equivalent/No college/Studio Trained - 11 American **
Jamie Campbell Bower - Series regular - Will - Former member of the National Youth Music Theatre and the National Youth Theatre (UK) who went to work at 18.
Luke Cosgrove - Series regular - The Mist - Studio trained Aussie.
Natalie Dreyfuss - Series regular - Brown Girls - Former dancer with family in the business who started straight out of high school.
Meghann Fahy - Series regular - The Bold Type - Began Broadway career at 18.
Alex Fitzalan - Series regular - The Get - ??? Aussie. Attended an arts high school, but didn’t get serious about his career for a few years.
Amy Forsyth - Series regular - Drama High - ??? Canadian. No college. Had been acting for ten years having started in musical theatre.
Chelsea Gilligan - Series regular - A Midsummer’s Nightmare - Former California Miss Teen USA. First booking at 18.
Daisy Head - Series regular - A Midsummer’s Nightmare - Began career at 18. Former dancer with family in the business in the UK.
Claire Holt - Lead - Doomsday - Aussie who started career with a series regular at 18.
Jharrel Jerome - Series regular - Mr. Mercedes - LaGuardia High School of Music and Art and Performing Arts and current student in the Ithaca College BFA.
Beau Knapp - Series regular - Seven Seconds - Studio trained. Family in the business.
Erin Moriarty - Series regular - Fox’s untitled university thriller drama - NYC native who started straight out of high school.
Lyrica Okano - Series regular - Marvel’s Runaways - Studies with Anthony Abeson in NYC.
Britne Oldford - Series regular - Untitled Paul Williams Davies/Shondaland Project - Canadian who “attended an arts intensive program, majoring in drama at a renowned arts school from her freshman to senior year of vocation, which proved vital in her transition into the entertainment industry.”
Melissa Roxburgh - Series regular - Valor - Canadian who started her career at 17.
Halston Sage - Series regular - Orville - ??? LA native who began career at 18
Carl Shaaban - Series regular - Dawn - Studied at The Abbey School of Music and Drama (Dublin)
Sean Teale - Lead - Fox’s Marvel action-adventure pilot - Brit who went to work straight out of A-Levels after being spotted by an agent in a school play.
Sam Vartholomeos - Series regular - Star Trek: Discovery - Has studied with David Epstein in NYC
Ellen Woglom - Series regular - Inhumans - ??? Began career at 18 after deferring from UCLA.
11 Unknown Education, Training Background, or Starting Age - 6 American
Gabriel Chavarria - Series regular - Behind Enemy Lines - ???
Natalie Hall - Lead - Libby & Malcolm - ??? Canadian.
Wavyy Jonez - Series regular - Unsolved - ??? Rapper who will play Notorious B.I.G.
Skyler Maxon - Series regular - Sea Change - ???
Sofia Pernas - Series regular - Redliners - ??? Moraccan
Brendan Scannell - Series regular - Heathers - ??? Gay niche standup background.
Marcc Rose - Series regular - Unsolved - ??? Dead ringer for Tupac Shakur whom he also played in “Straight Outta Compton.”
Taylor Russell - Series regular - Lost in Space - ??? Canadian.
Keenan Tracey - Series regualar - Sea Change - ??? Canadian and the son of Ian Tracey.
Rhys Ward - Series regular - A Midsummer’s Nightmare - ??? Canadian.
Daniel Zovatto - Series regular - Untitled Alan Ball Project - ???