ABC The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV  

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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
Jensen Ackles 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 Misha Collins 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
Robert Carlyle 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 Benedict Cumberbatch 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
Colin O'Donoghue 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
Jared Padalecki 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 Simon Baker The Mentalist, The Guardian, Into the West

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Nathan Fillion is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
Nathan Fillion Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Firefly, Castle

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Mark Pellegrino is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
Mark Pellegrino Supernatural, The Tomorrow People, Being Human

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David Tennant is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
seanaleecreech added David Tennant Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Broadchurch, Painkiller Jane

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Martin Freeman is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
freda.ander added Martin Freeman 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 Office, Dr. Watson in Sherlock, and Bilbo ...

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Mark Sheppard is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
gabygarzacantu added Mark Sheppard Supernatural, Leverage, Bionic Woman

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Matt Smith is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
ColinDoherty added Matt Smith Doctor Who Confidential, Party Animals, Doctor Who

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Thomas Gibson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
Thomas Gibson Criminal Minds, Dharma & Greg, Chicago Hope

The Best Current TNT Shows

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Joseph Morgan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
TVDaddictions added Joseph Morgan The Vampire Diaries, The Originals, Hex

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Matt Bomer is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
Matt Bomer Chuck, White Collar, Tru Calling

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David Boreanaz is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
David Boreanaz Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Bones

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Stephen Amell is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
Stephen Amell Arrow, Hung, ReGenesis

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Karl Urban is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
Karl Urban Xena: Warrior Princess, Almost Human, Shortland Street

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Jay Bunyan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
Jay "Bunyan" Ryan Beauty & the Beast, Neighbours, Top of the Lake

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Peter Dinklage is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
Peter Dinklage Game of Thrones, Threshold, POV

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Mark Harmon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
Mark Harmon NCIS, St. Elsewhere, Chicago Hope

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Daniel Gillies is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
Daniel Gillies The Originals, Saving Hope, Into the West

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Ian Somerhalder is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
Ian Somerhalder The Vampire Diaries, Lost, Smallville

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Hugh Dancy is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
Hugh Dancy Hannibal, The Big C, The New Adventures of Robin Hood

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Norman Reedus is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
Norman Reedus The Walking Dead

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Robin Williams is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
Robin Williams Mork & Mindy, The Crazy Ones, Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In

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Mads Mikkelsen is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
Mads Mikkelsen Hannibal, Unit One

The Best Current Dramatic TV Shows

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Paul Wesley is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
Paul Wesley The Vampire Diaries, 24, Smallville

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Patrick Dempsey is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
Patrick Dempsey Grey's Anatomy, Fast Times

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Michael Emerson is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
Michael Emerson Lost, Person of Interest, Lost: Missing Pieces

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Kit Harington is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
Kit Harington Game of Thrones

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Dylan O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
SlashLover added Dylan O'Brien Teen Wolf

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Alexander Skarsgård is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
Alexander Skarsgård True Blood, Generation Kill, Revelations

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Jonny Lee Miller is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
Jonny Lee Miller Dexter, Elementary, Eli Stone

The Best Movies Based on TV Shows

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Orlando Jones is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
Orlando Jones Sleepy Hollow, How to Live with Your Parents (for the Rest of Your Life), Father of the Pride

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Jesse Spencer is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
Jesse Spencer House, Chicago Fire, Hercules

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Michael Weatherly is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
Michael Weatherly NCIS, Dark Angel, Loving

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Tyler Hoechlin is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
AzyzSafta added Tyler Hoechlin Teen Wolf, 7th Heaven

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Hugh Laurie is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
TimBurnell added Hugh Laurie House, The Black Adder, Tracey Takes On...

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Tom Mison is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
Tom Mison Sleepy Hollow, Parade's End, Lost in Austen

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Darren Criss is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
haych.jackson added Darren Criss Glee, Eastwick, Little White Lie

Current TV Comedies You Wish You Were A Character On

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Jim Caviezel is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
Jim Caviezel Person of Interest, The Prisoner, Children of the Dust

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Andrew Lincoln is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
Andrew Lincoln The Walking Dead, Strike Back, Afterlife

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Jonathan Rhys Meyers is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
Jonathan Rhys Meyers Dracula, The Tudors, Elvis

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Nikolaj Coster-Waldau is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Game of Thrones, New Amsterdam, Lock

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James Spader is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
James Spader The Office, The Blacklist, Boston Legal

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Clark Gregg is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
Clark Gregg Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., The New Adventures of Old Christine, Ultimate Spider-Man

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Alex O'Loughlin is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
Alex O'Loughlin Hawaii Five-0, The Shield, Moonlight

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Tim DeKay is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
Tim DeKay White Collar, Carnivàle, Tell Me You Love Me