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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97 33
Samuel L. Jackson is listed (or ranked) 1 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

2
84 31
James McAvoy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
age 39

Glass

Dark Phoenix

It: Chapter Two

His Dark Materials

3
75 33
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
80 37
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
73 32
Chris Hemsworth is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
age 35

Dhaka 

 Men in Black: International 

Avengers: Endgame 

6
83 43
Brie Larson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
age 29

Captain Marvel

Avengers: Endgame

7
57 31
Jordan Peele is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
age 40

The Twilight Zone 

Abruptio 

Toy Story 4

Big Mouth 

8
51 34
Jake Gyllenhaal is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
age 38

Spiderman: Far From Home

Velvet Buzzsaw

9
49 33
Scarlett Johansson is listed (or ranked) 9 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

10
38 25
Jude Law is listed (or ranked) 10 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

11
38 28
Elizabeth Banks is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
age 45

The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part 

Charlie's Angels

Brightburn

12
32 26
Tiffany Haddish is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
age 39

The Kitchen 

Limited Partners 

The Secret Life of Pets 2 

The Last O.G.

The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part 

13
25 23
Jessica Chastain is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
age 41

It: Chapter Two 

Dark Phoenix

14
30 29
David Harbour is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
age 44

Dhaka

Hellboy

Stranger Things

15
30 30
Zendaya is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
age 22

Spiderman: Far From Home

Euphoria

16
29 29
Keegan-Michael Key is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
age 44

All the Bright Places 

Dolemite Is My Name

The Lion King 

Toy Story 4

17
37 39
Will Smith is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
age 50

Gemini Man

Aladdin

Spies In Disguise

18
31 33
Bruce Willis is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
age 63

Cornerman 

10 Minutes Gone 

Motherless Brooklyn

Deflectors 

Glass

19
30 34
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
23 26
Al Pacino is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
age 78

The Irishman

Once Upon a Time In Hollywood

21
6 6
Benedict Wong is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
creed added age 49

22
22 26
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
21 29
Seth Rogen is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
age 36

Newsflash 

Zeroville

The Lion King

Long Shot

24
15 22
Mena Massoud is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
Mena Massoud Age:: 27

Aladdin

Run This Town

Strange But True

25
17 25
Ben Mendelsohn is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Actors Who Are Having Their Best Year In 2019
age 49

The King

Spies In Disguise

Captain Marvel