The Best of 2019

Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019 

Jules Burke
Updated December 27, 2019 28.2k votes 3.4k voters 59.1k views 40 items

List Rules Vote up the actors based only on their 2019 film performances.

2019 has proved to be the best year for a lot of actors, old and new. From landing multiple roles or headlining in the year's biggest blockbusters and newest entries in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, some actors are completely winning 2019 and truly making a name for themselves. As a result, they're at the top of their game. Some of these stars are new celebs to watch for. Others are still riding the wave of their success as actors and actresses in 2018, and they don't look like they're going to stop any time soon.

Maybe everybody has had that top-of-the-world feeling, even saying, "This will be my year." Some of the best actors of 2019 are really putting thought to action and making it happen. So, who are the top actors and actresses of 2019?

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

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Robert Downey Jr. is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
Rodrigo Bogado added
age 50

Avengers: Endgame

2
Tom Holland is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
age 22

Spiderman: Far From Home

Avengers: Endgame

Spies In Disguise

3
Chris Hemsworth is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
age 32

Dhaka 

 Men in Black: International 

Avengers: Endgame 

4
Chris Evans is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
age 37

Knives Out

Avengers: Endgame

The Red Sea Diving Report

5
Scarlett Johansson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
age 34

Dreamland

Untitled Roger Ailes Project

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

6
Samuel L. Jackson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
age 70

Glass 

Captain Marvel

The Last Full Measure

Shaft

Spiderman: Far From Home

The Banker

7
Zendaya is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
age 22

Spider-Man: Far From Home

Euphoria

8
Brad Pitt is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
age 55

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Ad Astra

9
Adam Driver is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
Danielle Bast added
age 35
10
Will Smith is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
age 50

Gemini Man

Aladdin

Spies In Disguise

11
Keanu Reeves is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
cabbagedad added
age 54
12
Jake Gyllenhaal is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
age 35

Spiderman: Far From Home

Velvet Buzzsaw

13
James McAvoy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
age 36

Glass

Dark Phoenix

It: Chapter Two

His Dark Materials

14
Al Pacino is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
age 78

The Irishman

Once Upon a Time In Hollywood

15
Brie Larson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
age 29

Captain Marvel

Avengers: Endgame

16
Mena Massoud is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
Mena Massoud
Age:: 27

Aladdin

Run This Town

Strange But True

17
Jennifer Lopez is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
age 50

Hustlers

18
Timothée Chalamet... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
nambanamba1 added
age 24
19
Robert De Niro is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
age 75

The Irishman

The Joker 

The War With Grandpa

20
Finn Wolfhard is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
16

Stranger Things

It: Chapter Two

The Goldfinch

The Addams Family

21
Naomi Scott is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
age 25

Aladdin 

Charlie's Angels

22
Liam Neeson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
age 66

Normal People

Cold Pursuit

Men in Black: International

23
Jude Law is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
age 46

Avengers: Endgame

The New Pope

A Rainy Day In New York

The Rhythm Section

24
Dylan O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
Justinhulk added
age 27

Weird City

25
David Harbour is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
age 44

Dhaka

Hellboy

Stranger Things