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Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2018

Updated June 14, 2019 11.3k votes 1.4k voters 26.9k views30 items

List RulesVote up the actors based only on their 2018 film performances.

2018 has proved to be the best year for a range of actors, both old and new. Whether that's due to landing multiple roles or starring in the year's biggest blockbusters, some actors are completely nailing it in 2018 and truly making a name for themselves. As a result, they're at the top of their game. How do these actors compare to the 2018's biggest actresses

While we've all had that feeling and even once said, "This will be my year", it doesn't always end up that way. However, some actors really made that happen in 2018. So, who are the top actors of 2018? Starring in lead roles for Avengers: Infinity War and Deadpool 2, Josh Brolin is definitely killing it in 2018. Other popular actors right now in Hollywood include Michael B. Jordan, Dave Bautista, Benedict Cumberbatch, Donald Glover, Chris Pratt, and Alden Ehrenreich.

Check out the list of most popular actors in 2018 below and vote up those who you think are having their best year. Of course, you can vote actors down if you think they could have stepped it up a notch. Then check out the best actors of 2019.

  • Chris Hemsworth1

    BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia


    CharactersThe New Vet

    Avengers: Infinity War

    Bad Times at the El Royale

    12 Strong

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  • Chris Pratt2

    BirthplaceVirginia, Minnesota, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    CharactersBright Abbott, Che, Cooper, Andy Dwyer

    Avengers: Infinity War

    Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

    The Kid

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  • Ryan Reynolds3

    BirthplaceVancouver, Canada


    CharactersJay "Boom" DeBoom

    Deadpool 2

    The Little Stranger

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  • Benedict Cumberbatch4

    BirthplaceHammersmith, London, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom,England

    CharactersToby Fisher, Jim North, Warren Reid

    Avengers: Infinity War


    The Grinch

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  • Tom Ellis5

    Tom Ellis

    Age: 41

    BirthplaceBangor, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    CharactersDavid Jones, Thomas Milligan, PC Haines, Harry Taylor, Nick Fisher


    #102 of 439 Famous Men You'd Want to Have a Beer With#97 of 461 The Best TV Actors of All Time

  • Michael B. Jordan6

    BirthplaceSanta Ana, California, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    CreditsBlack Panther, Fahrenheit 451, Creed II


    Black Panther

    Fahrenheit 451

    Creed II

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  • Chadwick Boseman7

    Chadwick Boseman

    Age: 37

    BirthplaceAnderson, South Carolina

    NationalityUnited States of America

    CharactersJackie Robinson

    Black Panther

    Avengers: Infinity War


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  • Tom Holland8

    BirthplaceKingston upon Thames, London, United Kingdom




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  • Chris Evans9

    BirthplaceSudbury, Massachusetts, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    CharactersGobo Fraggle, Zack, Neil Mavromates, Human Torch, Pilot

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  • Paul Rudd10

    Paul Rudd

    Age: 51

    BirthplacePassaic, New Jersey, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    CharactersGreg, Alias, Ang Lee, Dave Penders, Antagonistic Passenger

    Ant-Man and the Wasp

    The Catcher Was a Spy

    Ideal Home


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  • Dwayne Johnson11

    BirthplaceHayward, California, United States of America

    NationalityCanada, United States of America

    CharactersThe Champion, Brody, Rocky Johnson, Dwayne Johnson, Cliffjumper



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  • Josh Brolin12

    BirthplaceSanta Monica, California, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    CharactersJosh Bryant, Taylor Rolador

    Avengers: Infinity War

    Deadpool 2

    The Legacy of a Whitetail Deer Hunter

    Sicario: Day of the Soldado

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  • Rami Malek13

    Rami Malek

    Age: 39

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    CharactersHassan, Timothy Kercher, PFC Merriell 'Snafu' Shelton, Andy, Kenny

    Bohemian Rhapsody

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  • Bradley Cooper14

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    CharactersJason Whitaker, Gary Wagner

    Avengers: Infinity War

    A Star Is Born

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  • Tom Hardy15

    Tom Hardy

    Age: 43

    BirthplaceHammersmith, London, United Kingdom


    CharactersPfc. John Janovec


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  • Dave Bautista16

    CharactersAldar, Batista

    Avengers: Infinity War

    Hotel Artemis

    Escape Plan 2: Hades

    Final Score

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  • Tom Cruise17

    Tom Cruise

    Age: 58

    BirthplaceSyracuse, New York, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    CharactersLt. Col. Bill Cage, Roy Miller, Billy, Jack O' The Green, Frank T.J. Mackey

    Mission: Impossible – Fallout

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  • Paul Bettany18

    BirthplaceShepherd's Bush, London, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom, England

    CharactersPrince William of Orange, Ian Greaves

    Avengers: Infinity War

    Solo: A Star Wars Story

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  • Timothée Chalamet19

    BirthplaceManhattan, New York, NY

    CharactersFinn Walden

    Call me by your name

    beautiful boy

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  • Donald Glover20

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    CharactersTroy Barnes

    Solo: A Star Wars Story

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  • Alden Ehrenreich21

    Alden Ehrenreich

    Age: 30

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    CharactersBennie, Whip Taylor, Flamingo, Ethan Wate

    Solo: A Star Wars Story


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  • Matthew McConaughey22

    BirthplaceUvalde, Texas, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    CharactersTexas Scout, Larry Dickens, Rad Thibodeaux

    White Boy Rick


    The Beach Bum

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  • John Cena23

    John Cena

    Age: 43

    CharactersBig Tim Kingman



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  • Woody Harrelson24

    BirthplaceMidland, Texas, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    CharactersRichard, Tommy Dugan, Henry, Nathan, Woody Boyd

    Solo: A Star Wars Story

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  • Joaquin Phoenix25

    BirthplaceRío Piedras, Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico

    NationalityUnited States of America

    CharactersTravis, Boy, Daniel Flowers, Kyle Cleaver, Doug Roberts

    Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot

    Mary Magdalene

    The Sisters Brothers

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