The Most Influential Actors Of 2019

Voting Rules
Vote up the actors who had the biggest impact in 2019.

In 2019, some of the most influential people were those who work in Hollywood. With more films becoming more overtly political and more famous actors realizing they can use their power to inspire others and change things for the better, there are plenty of influential actors and actresses that truly made the public think this year. From breakout stars to veterans of the field, you'll find all the greatest actors of 2019 below!

The push for diversity in film and television, and for supporting women's rights in Hollywood, continues. We're more connected to celebrities than ever and many of them use their powers for good, inspiring and influencing us to do and be better.

Which actors and actresses do you find the most inspiring? Vote up the most influential stars of 2019 below and feel free to add anyone you think is missing!

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  • Robert Downey Jr.
    254 votes
    • Credits (Film): The Avengers, Iron Man, Iron Man 3, Iron Man 2, The Incredible Hulk
    Robert John Downey Jr. (born April 4, 1965) is an American actor, producer and singer. His career has been characterized by critical and popular notoriety in his youth, followed by a period of ...more
  • Scarlett Johansson
    206 votes
    • Credits (Film): The Avengers, Iron Man 2, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Lost in Translation, The Prestige
    Scarlett Ingrid Johansson (; born November 22, 1984) is an American actress and singer. She is the world's highest-paid actress, has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, has made multiple ...more
  • Tom Holland
    257 votes
    • Credits (Film): The Impossible, Locke, How I Live Now, In the Heart of the Sea, West of the Pesos
    Thomas Stanley Holland (born June 1, 1996) is an English actor and dancer. A graduate of the BRIT School in London, he is known for playing Spider-Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), so far ...more
  • Dwayne Johnson
    181 votes
    • Credits (Film): Fast & Furious 6, Fast Five, The Other Guys, G.I. Joe: Retaliation, Pain & Gain
    Dwayne Douglas Johnson (born May 2, 1972), also known by his ring name The Rock, is an American actor, producer, and former professional wrestler. Johnson was a professional wrestler for the World ...more
  • Chris Hemsworth
    195 votes
    • Credits (Film): The Avengers, Star Trek, Thor, Thor: The Dark World, The Cabin in the Woods
    Christopher Hemsworth (born 11 August 1983) is an Australian actor. He rose to prominence playing Kim Hyde in the Australian TV series Home and Away (2004–07) before leaving to begin a film career in ...more
  • Chris Evans
    253 votes
    • Credits (Film): The Avengers, Captain America: The First Avenger, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, Fantastic Four
    Christopher Robert Evans (born June 13, 1981) is an American actor. Evans is known for his superhero roles as the Marvel Comics characters Steve Rogers / Captain America in the Marvel Cinematic ...more