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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.

  • Evans has played Human Torch, Captain America, Jensen from The Losers, and even Lucas Lee, the second Evil Ex-Boyfriend in Scott Pilgrim vs. the World. That's not all, either, as he played Curtis in Snowpiercer, based on the French graphic novel Le Transperceneige.

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    • Tommy Lee Jones has played Agent K in the Men in Black franchise, Two-Face in Batman Forever, and Chester Phillips in Captain America: The First Avenger.

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      • Ryan played Hal Jordan in Green Lantern, Hannibal King in Blade Trinity, and, of course, Deadpool in X-Men Origins: Wolverine and subsequent solo movies.

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        • Though he spends a lot of time under a mask or prosthetic makeup in both, Weaving played V in for V for Vendetta and The Red Skull in Captain America: The First Avenger.

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