Top Black Actors of 2020

Top Black Actors of 2020

Skai Jackson

Disney Channel fans are probably quite familiar with Skai Jackson. She played the role of Zuri Ross in the Disney Channel show Jessie. Her career has skyrocketed since then, both with acting and voiceover work. She’s taken her character of Zuri over to Bunk’d, a spin-off that’s been running for four seasons.

Logan Browning

One of Browning’s most prominent roles so far has been in the Netflix series Dear White People. She also starred as Rebecca Dawson in the TV series Pair of Kings. She doesn’t have too many credits on her reel just yet, but if you’ve seen what she can do, you’ll agree that her career is about to explode.

Eris Baker

As an important member of the Pearson family on This Is Us, Eris Baker — who plays Randall’s daughter, Tess — has had a bunch of incredible storylines. She only started her career in 2016. She’s also been in a few episodes of K.C.

Asante Blackk

Speaking of This Is Us, Asante Blackk is a new arrival to the cast. Playing Malik, a teen father, Blackk has managed to dominate every scene he’s in. So far, his only other credit to date was from 2019, in the miniseries When They See Us.

China Anne McClain

While she started her acting career in 2005, China Anne McClain is on her way to becoming a household name. The 21-year-old has been featured in plenty of Disney shows, but she’s also featured in Grown-Ups and Grown-Ups 2. Fans of Descendants probably know her best as Uma. These days, she’s working on a series called Black Lightning.

Kiersey Clemons

Kiersey Clemons has a lot on her schedule for 2020.

She’ll be featured in projects like Antebellum, and Scoob! — the latter which is an animated new series focused on Scooby Doo. She’s also played Bianca in Transparent and Kira Starr in Austin & Ally.

Vanessa Morgan

Vanessa Morgan has had a few major successes with acting, but her role in the television series Riverdale has been excellent for her career.

She plays Toni Topaz, and was bumped up to become a series regular in the third season. Prior to that, she played the role of Bird in the series Finding Carter.