VOTE The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever  

Derrick Deane
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Ah Marvel movies. It began in 1944 with serialized films of Captain America and 70 years later, are one of the biggest, most lucrative movies in the film world. From The Avengers and X-Men, to The Fantastic Four, Spider-Man, Blade, Deadpool, Ghost Rider, and all 40+ movies that have been released and the many upcoming Marvel films, some of the most famous Hollywood actors have been cast in Marvel movies.

Of course Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Andrew Garfield, Tobey Maguire, Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner, and so many other have taken on a Marvel character, but the question still remains - who are your favorite actors from Marvel movies?

This list of actors from Marvel movies is a start and is ever-growing as Disney, Marvel Studios, FOX, and Sony continue to develop Marvel Comics properties for the big screen.

Vote on the list of Marvel movie actors below and if you see anyone missing (and I'm sure there are more than a few), feel free to add them so that other Marvel and comic book movie fans can vote on your additions!

list ordered by

1
7,911 1,530
Robert Downey Jr. is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 50 - Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Iron Man 3, The Avengers, The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain America: Civil War

2
6,144 1,448
Hugh Jackman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 49 - X-Men, X2, X-Men: The Last Stand, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, X-Men First Class (cameo), The Wolverine, X-Men: Days of Future Past

3
4,913 1,282
Tom Hiddleston is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 37 - Thor, The Avengers, Thor: The Dark World

4
2,835 440
Ryan Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Dawn Lupton added age 41 - Blade: Trinity, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Deadpool

5
4,281 689
Chris Hemsworth is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 32 - Thor, The Avengers, Thor: The Dark World, The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Thor: Ragnarok

6
5,300 1,116
Chris Evans is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 34 - Captain America, The Avengers, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain America: Civil War

7
2,651 3,137
James McAvoy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 38 - X-Men: First Class, X-Men: Days of Future Past, X-Men: Apocalypse 

8
3,825 1,357
Mark Ruffalo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 50 - The Avengers, Iron Man 3 (uncredited), The Avengers: Age of Ultron

9
3,986 952
Chris Pratt is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 36 - Guardians of the Galaxy, Guardians of the Galaxy 2

10
1,773 182
Benedict Cumberbatch is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever

11
3,805 1,142
Scarlett Johansson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 31 - Iron Man 2, The Avengers, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain America: Civil War

12
3,080 997
Ian McKellen is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 78 - X-Men, X2, X-Men: The Last Stand, X-Men: Days of Future Past

13
1,896 780
Michael Fassbender is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 40 - X-Men: First Class, X-Men: Days of Future Past

14
2,404 542
Samuel L. Jackson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 67 - Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Thor, The Avengers, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, The Avengers: Age of Ultron

15
2,629 775
Jeremy Renner is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 47 - Thor, The Avengers, The Avengers: Age of Ultron

16
1,154 3,185
Tommy Lee Jones is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 71 - Captain America

17
1,515 610
Josh Brolin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 47 - Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers: Age of Ultron

18
2,059 1,044
Clark Gregg is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 56 - Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Thor, The Avengers

19
3,427 1,018
Patrick Stewart is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 77 - X-Men, X2, X-Men: The Last Stand, X-Men: Days of Future Past

20
3,929 1,802
Stan Lee is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 95 - Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Iron Man 3, Captain America, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Thor, Thor: The Dark World, The Avengers, The Avengers: Age of Ultron

21
2,006 826
Anthony Mackie is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 39 - Captain America: The Winter Soldier, The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain America: Civil War

22
1,278 770
Jon Favreau is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 49 - Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Iron Man 3

23
1,726 1,262
Anthony Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 80 - Thor, Thor: The Dark World

24
1,486 1,590
Martin Freeman is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 46 - Captain America: Civil War

25
1,539 820
Paul Bettany is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 44 - Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Iron Man 3, The Avengers, The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain America: The Civil War

26
1,082 2,489
Hugo Weaving is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 58 - Captain America

27
1,758 3,755
Randy Savage is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
nico added Dec. at 59 (1952-2011) - Spider-Man

28
2,568 481
Paul Rudd is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 48 - Ant-Man, Captain America: Civil War

29
946 1,711
Stanley Tucci is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 57 - Captain America: The First Avenger

30
765 2,428
Sally Field is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 71 - The Amazing Spider-Man, The Amazing Spider-Man 2

31
1,346 1,316
Andy Serkis is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 53 - The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Black Panther

32
988 2,380
Edward Norton is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 46 - The Incredible Hulk

33
1,675 2,282
J.K. Simmons is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 63 - Spider-Man, Spider-Man 2, Spider-Man 3

34
1,607 2,174
Tobey Maguire is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 42 - Spider-Man, Spider-Man 2, Spider-Man 3

35
717 87
Tom Holland is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
CarloTendi added age 21

36
812 1,311
Ben Kingsley is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 72 - Iron Man 3

37
610 1,949
Tim Roth is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 56 - The Incredible Hulk

38
1,442 558
Don Cheadle is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 53 - Iron Man 2, Iron Man 3, The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain America: Civil War

39
1,951 514
Sebastian Stan is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 35 - Captain America, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Captain America: Civil War

40
1,506 386
Bradley Cooper is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 40 - Guardians of the Galaxy, Guardians of the Galaxy 2

41
1,556 414
Idris Elba is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 45 - Thor, Thor: The Dark World, Avengers: Age of Ultron

42
717 1,348
Ioan Gruffudd is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 44 - Fantastic Four, Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer

43
607 1,918
Paul Giamatti is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 50 - The Amazing Spider-Man 2

44
466 766
Sam Rockwell is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 49 - Iron Man 2

45
902 603
Michael Douglas is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 73 - Ant-Man

46
1,914 463
Elizabeth Olsen is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 29 - The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain America: Civil War

47
818 892
Jeff Bridges is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 66 - Iron Man

48
460 1,774
Rhys Ifans is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 50 - The Amazing Spider-Man

49
776 1,651
Kirsten Dunst is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 35 - Spider-Man, Spider-Man 2, Spider-Man 3

50
485 947
Toby Jones is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 51 - Captain America: The First Avenger, Captain America: The Winter Soldier