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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7,488 1,454
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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5,813 1,338
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
4,579 1,188
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
2,504 2,940
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
4,942 1,038
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
3,578 1,256
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
3,682 874
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
2,509 366
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
3,902 653
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
1,081 3,020
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
3,641 1,727
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

12
3,505 1,067
Scarlett Johansson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Scarlett Johansson age 33 - Iron Man 2, The Avengers, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain America: Civil War

13
1,392 1,465
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
1,489 124
Benedict Cumberbatch is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever

15
1,852 742
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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2,424 708
Jeremy Renner is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Jeremy Renner age 47 - Thor, The Avengers, The Avengers: Age of Ultron

17
2,902 913
Ian McKellen is listed (or ranked) 17 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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1,752 692
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
1,595 2,179
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

20
1,631 1,181
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

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1,024 2,386
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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1,950 967
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
1,719 3,642
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

24
736 2,316
Sally Field is listed (or ranked) 24 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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1,371 545
Josh Brolin is listed (or ranked) 25 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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937 2,263
Edward Norton is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Edward Norton age 48 - The Incredible Hulk

27
890 1,630
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

28
1,434 764
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
3,271 970
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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2,205 499
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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1,516 2,057
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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758 1,224
Ben Kingsley is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Ben Kingsley age 72 - Iron Man 3

33
586 1,850
Tim Roth is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Tim Roth age 56 - The Incredible Hulk

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1,185 713
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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1,275 1,241
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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2,391 440
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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720 1,551
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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581 1,831
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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568 1,233
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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687 1,263
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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445 1,694
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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1,751 433
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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1,329 513
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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1,769 479
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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458 868
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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480 1,004
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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307 1,317
Wayne Knight is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Wayne Knight age 62 - Punisher: War Zone

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1,386 354
Bradley Cooper is listed (or ranked) 48 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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1,321 1,585
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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1,428 385
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