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Actors Who've Played Multiple Comic Characters

Updated April 7, 2020 46.6k votes 8.2k voters 7.4m views19 items

List RulesVote up the actors who turned in the best performances as multiple comic characters.

All actors who've played multiple comic book characters, ranked by fans. While many comic book fans get riled up over the thought of actors playing more than one comic book character in their lifetime, it’s not uncommon for it to happen. Whether it be because the actor was perfect for the part of because of marketing strategies, several actors have been honored to play more than one comic book character. 

Jim Carrey played Riddler in Batman Forever, Stanely Ipkiss in The Mask, and Colonel Stars and Stripes in Kick-Ass 2, with Batman Forever and The Mask only coming out a year apart from each other. Halle Berry is another celebrity who’s graced the silver screen more than once with her superpowers, when she took audiences by storm in the X-Men franchise, and as Catwoman. 

Whether you grind your teeth at the thought of actors playing more than one comic book character or you didn’t even notice, here are a group of actors who’ve played multiple comic book characters. Vote up the celebrities’ work you enjoyed the most across the board, and vote down the ones who you think should’ve passed on at least one of those roles.

  • Perlman starred as Hellboy in the Hellboy franchise, and he played Reinhardt in Blade II.

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    • Doug played Pencilhead in Mystery Men, Abe Sapien in Hellboy, the Silver Surfer in Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer, one of the Penguin's henchmen in Batman Returns, and Joey in Men in Black II

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      • Jon Favreau was Foggy Nelson in Daredevil and Happy Hogan in the Iron Man franchise.

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        • Jim Carrey played The Riddler in Batman Forever, Colonel Stars and Stripes in Kick-Ass 2, and starred in The Mask.

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