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Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019

Updated December 27, 2019 40.8k votes 3.8k voters 65.0k views40 items

List RulesVote 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
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    Avengers: Endgame

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

    Spiderman: Far From Home

    Avengers: Endgame

    Spies In Disguise

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    Chris Hemsworth is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
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    695

    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
    1,524
    695

    Knives Out

    Avengers: Endgame

    The Red Sea Diving Report

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    Scarlett Johansson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
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    686

    Dreamland

    Untitled Roger Ailes Project

    Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

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    Samuel L. Jackson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
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    683

    Glass 

    Captain Marvel

    The Last Full Measure

    Shaft

    Spiderman: Far From Home

    The Banker

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

    Age: 24

    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
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    470

    Brad Pitt

    Age: 56

    Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

    Ad Astra

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    Will Smith is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
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    725

    Will Smith

    Age: 52

    Gemini Man

    Aladdin

    Spies In Disguise

  • 10
    Adam Driver is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
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    217
  • 11
    Keanu Reeves is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
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    371
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    Al Pacino is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
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    370

    Al Pacino

    Age: 80

    The Irishman

    Once Upon a Time In Hollywood

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    Jake Gyllenhaal is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
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    722

    Spiderman: Far From Home

    Velvet Buzzsaw

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    James McAvoy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
    780
    703

    Glass

    Dark Phoenix

    It: Chapter Two

    His Dark Materials

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    Brie Larson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
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    896

    Captain Marvel

    Avengers: Endgame

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    Timothée Chalamet is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
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    CreditsThe King, Little Women

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    Jennifer Lopez is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
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    408

    Jennifer Lopez

    Age: age 50

    Hustlers

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    Mena Massoud is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
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    495

    Mena Massoud

    Age: Age:: 27

    Aladdin

    Run This Town

    Strange But True

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    Robert De Niro is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
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    436

    The Irishman

    The Joker 

    The War With Grandpa

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    Finn Wolfhard is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
    268
    372

    CreditsStranger Things, It

    Stranger Things

    It: Chapter Two

    The Goldfinch

    The Addams Family

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    Naomi Scott is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
    360
    506

    Aladdin 

    Charlie's Angels

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    Liam Neeson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
    335
    480

    Normal People

    Cold Pursuit

    Men in Black: International

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    Dylan O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
    354
    517

    CreditsTeen Wolf

    Weird City

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    Jude Law is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
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    605

    Jude Law

    Age: 47

    Avengers: Endgame

    The New Pope

    A Rainy Day In New York

    The Rhythm Section

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    David Harbour is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
    357
    567

    Dhaka

    Hellboy

    Stranger Things

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