Entertainment 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!

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7,604 1,477
Robert Downey Jr. is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Robert Downey Jr. age 52 - Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Iron Man 3, The Avengers, The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain America: Civil War

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5,922 1,358
Hugh Jackman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Hugh Jackman 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
4,674 1,217
Tom Hiddleston is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Tom Hiddleston age 37 - Thor, The Avengers, Thor: The Dark World

4
2,545 3,000
James McAvoy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
James McAvoy age 38 - X-Men: First Class, X-Men: Days of Future Past, X-Men: Apocalypse 

5
5,047 1,061
Chris Evans is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Chris Evans age 36 - Captain America, The Avengers, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain America: Civil War

6
3,651 1,289
Mark Ruffalo is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Mark Ruffalo age 48 - The Avengers, Iron Man 3 (uncredited), The Avengers: Age of Ultron

7
3,783 890
Chris Pratt is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Chris Pratt age 38 - Guardians of the Galaxy, Guardians of the Galaxy 2

8
2,612 378
Ryan Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Dawn Lupton added Ryan Reynolds age 41 - Blade: Trinity, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Deadpool

9
4,007 661
Chris Hemsworth is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Chris Hemsworth age 34 - Thor, The Avengers, Thor: The Dark World, The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Thor: Ragnarok

10
1,108 3,067
Tommy Lee Jones is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Tommy Lee Jones age 71 - Captain America

11
3,710 1,759
Stan Lee is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Stan Lee 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

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3,585 1,093
Scarlett Johansson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Scarlett Johansson age 31 - Iron Man 2, The Avengers, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain America: Civil War

13
1,420 1,511
Martin Freeman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Martin Freeman age 46 - Captain America: Civil War

14
1,567 139
Benedict Cumberbatch is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever

15
1,893 772
Anthony Mackie is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Anthony Mackie age 39 - Captain America: The Winter Soldier, The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain America: Civil War

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2,958 928
Ian McKellen is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Ian McKellen age 78 - X-Men, X2, X-Men: The Last Stand, X-Men: Days of Future Past

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2,478 731
Jeremy Renner is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Jeremy Renner age 44 - Thor, The Avengers, The Avengers: Age of Ultron

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1,797 712
Michael Fassbender is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Michael Fassbender age 40 - X-Men: First Class, X-Men: Days of Future Past

19
1,621 2,215
J.K. Simmons is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
J.K. Simmons age 63 - Spider-Man, Spider-Man 2, Spider-Man 3

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1,657 1,207
Anthony Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Anthony Hopkins age 80 - Thor, Thor: The Dark World

21
1,040 2,419
Hugo Weaving is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Hugo Weaving age 55 - Captain America

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1,981 990
Clark Gregg is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Clark Gregg age 56 - Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Thor, The Avengers

23
1,729 3,677
Randy Savage is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
nico added Randy Savage Died at 59 (1952-2011) - Spider-Man

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1,410 563
Josh Brolin is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Josh Brolin age 50 - Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers: Age of Ultron

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742 2,354
Sally Field is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Sally Field age 71 - The Amazing Spider-Man, The Amazing Spider-Man 2

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953 2,301
Edward Norton is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Edward Norton age 48 - The Incredible Hulk

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907 1,653
Stanley Tucci is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Stanley Tucci age 57 - Captain America: The First Avenger

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1,462 778
Paul Bettany is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Paul Bettany age 46 - Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Iron Man 3, The Avengers, The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain America: The Civil War

29
3,316 978
Patrick Stewart is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Patrick Stewart age 77 - X-Men, X2, X-Men: The Last Stand, X-Men: Days of Future Past

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2,252 512
Samuel L. Jackson is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Samuel L. Jackson age 69 - Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Thor, The Avengers, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, The Avengers: Age of Ultron

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1,544 2,086
Tobey Maguire is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Tobey Maguire age 42 - Spider-Man, Spider-Man 2, Spider-Man 3

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593 1,881
Tim Roth is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Tim Roth age 56 - The Incredible Hulk

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770 1,254
Ben Kingsley is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Ben Kingsley age 72 - Iron Man 3

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1,210 731
Jon Favreau is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Jon Favreau age 51 - Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Iron Man 3

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1,297 1,258
Andy Serkis is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Andy Serkis age 53 - The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Black Panther

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2,438 448
Paul Rudd is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Paul Rudd age 48 - Ant-Man, Captain America: Civil War

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737 1,579
Kirsten Dunst is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Kirsten Dunst age 35 - Spider-Man, Spider-Man 2, Spider-Man 3

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591 1,853
Paul Giamatti is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Paul Giamatti age 50 - The Amazing Spider-Man 2

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579 1,254
Judy Greer is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Judy Greer age 42 - Ant-Man

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697 1,285
Ioan Gruffudd is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Ioan Gruffudd age 44 - Fantastic Four, Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer

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451 1,718
Rhys Ifans is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Rhys Ifans age 48 - The Amazing Spider-Man

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1,792 444
Elizabeth Olsen is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Elizabeth Olsen age 29 - The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain America: Civil War

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1,360 528
Don Cheadle is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Don Cheadle age 53 - Iron Man 2, Iron Man 3, The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain America: Civil War

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1,820 491
Sebastian Stan is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Sebastian Stan age 35 - Captain America, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Captain America: Civil War

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467 888
Toby Jones is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Toby Jones age 51 - Captain America: The First Avenger, Captain America: The Winter Soldier

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489 1,024
Alan Cumming is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Alan Cumming age 53 - X2

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1,424 363
Bradley Cooper is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Bradley Cooper age 43 - Guardians of the Galaxy, Guardians of the Galaxy 2

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311 1,341
Wayne Knight is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Wayne Knight age 62 - Punisher: War Zone

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1,331 1,608
Jessica Biel is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Jessica Biel age 36 - Blade: Trinity

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1,462 394
Idris Elba is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Idris Elba age 45 - Thor, Thor: The Dark World, Avengers: Age of Ultron