Young Hollywood: These 15 Stars Are On the Rise

As my dad used to say when he would force me to play baseball at age five, it’s always better to start young.

A truer statement couldn’t be said about these 15 rising stars in Hollywood. From Jaden Smith to Freddie Highmore, youngsters all over the world are landing challenging, career-making roles that are putting them on the path to success.

Have we found our next Meryl Streep or Daniel Day-Lewis? Time will tell.

In the meantime, click through our gallery to see our favorite up-and-coming actors. They can thank us at the Oscars, later.