Actors 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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29,336 11,205
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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28,999 11,509
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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4,071 3,733
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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3,073 3,673
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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2,965 3,641
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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14,510 18,469
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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3,212 4,014
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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2,544 3,564
Nathan Fillion is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Firefly, Castle

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2,773 3,915
Mark Pellegrino is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
Supernatural, The Tomorrow People, Being Human

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1,088 1,499
David Tennant is listed (or ranked) 10 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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2,182 3,190
Martin Freeman is listed (or ranked) 11 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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Mark Sheppard is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
gabygarzacantu added Supernatural, Leverage, Bionic Woman

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1,511 2,482
Matt Smith is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
ColinDoherty added Doctor Who Confidential, Party Animals, Doctor Who

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1,249 2,167
Joseph Morgan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
TVDaddictions added The Vampire Diaries, The Originals, Hex

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709 1,187
Thomas Gibson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
Criminal Minds, Dharma & Greg, Chicago Hope

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1,593 2,843
Matt Bomer is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
Chuck, White Collar, Tru Calling

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1,355 2,410
David Boreanaz is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Bones

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1,591 2,857
Stephen Amell is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
Arrow, Hung, ReGenesis

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1,487 2,693
Karl Urban is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
Xena: Warrior Princess, Almost Human, Shortland Street

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1,387 2,524
Jay Bunyan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
Beauty & the Beast, Neighbours, Top of the Lake

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1,202 2,221
Peter Dinklage is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
Game of Thrones, Threshold, POV

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880 1,625
Mark Harmon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
NCIS, St. Elsewhere, Chicago Hope

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1,087 2,040
Daniel Gillies is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
The Originals, Saving Hope, Into the West

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1,161 2,189
Norman Reedus is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
The Walking Dead

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1,675 3,208
Ian Somerhalder is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Lead/Major Supporting Male Actors Currently on TV
The Vampire Diaries, Lost, Smallville