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The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV 

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Updated May 4, 2020 374.6k votes 33.4k voters 48.3k views 186 items

List Rules Any Leading or Major Supporting Male Actor who is currently starring on a running TV show.

Who are the best lead /major support male actors currently on TV?
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Jensen Ackles is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
Supernatural, Smallville, Dawson's Creek
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Misha Collins is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
anjastokelj added Supernatural, Divine: The Series
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Robert Carlyle is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
Once Upon a Time, Stargate Universe, The Last Enemy
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Benedict Cumberbatch is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
freda.ander added Sherlock, Parade's End, The Last Enemy
Star of Sherlock. 
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Colin O'Donoghue is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
Once Upon a Time
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Jared Padalecki is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
Supernatural, ER, Gilmore Girls
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Simon Baker is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
AnnaPulidoGálvez added The Mentalist, The Guardian, Into the West
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Mark Sheppard is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
gabygarzacantu added Supernatural, Leverage, Bionic Woman
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Dylan O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
SlashLover added Teen Wolf
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Grant Gustin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
The Flash
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David Tennant is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
seanaleecreech added Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Broadchurch, Painkiller Jane
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Hugh Laurie is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
TimBurnell added House, The Black Adder, Tracey Takes On...
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Nathan Fillion is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Firefly, Castle
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Mark Pellegrino is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
Supernatural, The Tomorrow People, Being Human
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Tyler Hoechlin is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
AzyzSafta added Teen Wolf, 7th Heaven
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Wentworth Miller is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
Prison Break, Dinotopia
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Martin Freeman is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
freda.ander added Sherlock, Fargo, The Office
Martin John Christopher Freeman (born 8 September 1971)[2] is an English actor. He is best known for his portrayals of Tim Canterbury in The OfficeDr. Watson in Sherlock, and Bilbo Baggins in Peter Jackson's The Hobbit film trilogy.
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Steven Yeun is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
LanaYoshii added The Walking Dead, The Legend of Korra
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Tyler Posey is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
AzyzSafta added Teen Wolf, Doc, Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye
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Jason Momoa is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
DARYLEGEN added Game of Thrones, Stargate Atlantis, The Red Road
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Jeffrey Dean Morgan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
DARYLEGEN added Supernatural, Magic City, Extreme
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Matthew McConaughey is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
LanaYoshii added True Detective, Unsolved Mysteries, Festival Pass with Chris Gore
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Will Smith is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
DARYLEGEN added The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, All of Us, Indian Idol
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Chris Pine is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
RajadityaSingh added
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Carlos Valdes is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
The Flash