2016’s biggest actors revealed by IMDb

Movie website unveils its most searched-for stars

IMDb has revealed a list of the year’s most popular and biggest “breakout” actors.

The movie website has unveiled its most searched-for stars during 2016.

Topping the overall list is Suicide Squad star Margot Robbie. Australian actor Robbie stole the show as Harley Quinn in the summer box office hit.


Other big names featuring high in the list include Game Of Thrones star Emilia Clarke and British actor Tom Hardy.

Stranger Things‘ Millie Bobby Brown has been named as the biggest “breakout” star, following her role as Eleven in the hit Netflix show.

Haley Bennett (The Magnificent SevenThe Girl on the Train), Tom Holland (Captain America), Natalia Dyer (Nancy in Stranger Things) and Brie Larson (Room) also appear in the list, which consists of actors who had not previously made it to the top 100 overall list in prior years.

Millie Bobby Brown as Eleven

The most searched-for “breakout” stars:

  1. Millie Bobby Brown
  2. Haley Bennett
  3. Tom Holland
  4. Natalia Dyer
  5. Brie Larson
  6. Evan Rachel Wood
  7. Adam Driver
  8. Sam Claflin
  9. Jeffrey Dean Morgan
  10. Sofia Boutella

Most searched actors overall:

  1. Margot Robbie
  2. Emilia Clarke
  3. Millie Bobby Brown
  4. Tom Hardy
  5. Morena Baccarin
  6. Gal Gadot
  7. Alicia Vikander
  8. Daisy Ridley
  9. Haley Bennett
  10. Leonardo DiCaprio

Meanwhile, Millie Bobby Brown recently expressed her desire to portray a younger version of Princess Leia in an upcoming Star Wars movie.

Brown will return to Stranger Things for its second season, coming in 2017.