2019 Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019  

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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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308 83
Chris Hemsworth is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
age 35

Dhaka 

 Men in Black: International 

Avengers: Endgame 

2
171 25
Robert Downey Jr. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
Rodrigo Bogado added age 50
3
278 74
Chris Evans is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
age 37

Knives Out

Avengers: Endgame

The Red Sea Diving Report

4
283 81
Tom Holland is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
age 22

Spiderman: Far From Home

Avengers: Endgame

Spies In Disguise

5
204 67
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
217 83
Samuel L. Jackson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
age 67

Glass 

Captain Marvel

The Last Full Measure

Shaft

Spiderman: Far From Home

The Banker

7
175 84
James McAvoy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
age 36

Glass

Dark Phoenix

It: Chapter Two

His Dark Materials

8
147 80
Will Smith is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
age 47

Gemini Man

Aladdin

Spies In Disguise

9
138 81
Zendaya is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
age 22

Spiderman: Far From Home

Euphoria

10
118 79
Jake Gyllenhaal is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
age 35

Spiderman: Far From Home

Velvet Buzzsaw

11
172 136
Brie Larson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
age 26

Captain Marvel

Avengers: Endgame

12
86 73
Jude Law is listed (or ranked) 12 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

13
93 91
Jordan Peele is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
age 40

The Twilight Zone 

Abruptio 

Toy Story 4

Big Mouth 

14
67 74
Elizabeth Banks is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
age 41

The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part 

Charlie's Angels

Brightburn

15
56 68
Liam Neeson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
age 66

Normal People

Cold Pursuit

Men in Black: International

16
59 73
Bruce Willis is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
age 60

Cornerman 

10 Minutes Gone 

Motherless Brooklyn

Deflectors 

Glass

17
58 72
Tiffany Haddish is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
age 36

The Kitchen 

Limited Partners 

The Secret Life of Pets 2 

The Last O.G.

The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part 

18
50 65
Seth Rogen is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
age 36

Newsflash 

Zeroville

The Lion King

Long Shot

19
51 68
Keegan-Michael Key is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
age 47

All the Bright Places 

Dolemite Is My Name

The Lion King 

Toy Story 4

20
48 64
Jessica Chastain is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
age 38

It: Chapter Two 

Dark Phoenix

21
56 76
Robert De Niro is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
age 75

The Irishman

The Joker 

The War With Grandpa

22
42 65
David Harbour is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
age 41

Dhaka

Hellboy

Stranger Things

23
30 48
Dylan O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
Justinhulk added age 24

Weird City

24
25 41
Benedict Wong is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
creed added age 49
25
36 61
Jonah Hill is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
age 32

The Beach Bum

The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part 

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World