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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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1
6,696 1,313
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

2
2,271 2,493
James McAvoy is listed (or ranked) 2 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 

3
5,212 1,147
Hugh Jackman is listed (or ranked) 3 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

4
958 2,600
Tommy Lee Jones is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Tommy Lee Jones age 71 - Captain America

5
3,891 1,032
Tom Hiddleston is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Tom Hiddleston age 37 - Thor, The Avengers, Thor: The Dark World

6
3,165 1,551
Stan Lee is listed (or ranked) 6 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

7
1,425 1,909
J.K. Simmons is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
J.K. Simmons age 63 - Spider-Man, Spider-Man 2, Spider-Man 3

8
930 2,092
Hugo Weaving is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Hugo Weaving age 58 - Captain America

9
1,214 1,175
Martin Freeman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Martin Freeman age 46 - Captain America: Civil War

10
1,663 3,353
Randy Savage is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
nico added Randy Savage Died at 59 (1952-2011) - Spider-Man

11
668 2,028
Sally Field is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Sally Field age 71 - The Amazing Spider-Man, The Amazing Spider-Man 2

12
3,093 1,073
Mark Ruffalo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Mark Ruffalo age 50 - The Avengers, Iron Man 3 (uncredited), The Avengers: Age of Ultron

13
4,200 939
Chris Evans is listed (or ranked) 13 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

14
839 1,955
Edward Norton is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Edward Norton age 48 - The Incredible Hulk

Actors Who Almost Got the Part in a Marvel Film

15
786 1,411
Stanley Tucci is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Stanley Tucci age 57 - Captain America: The First Avenger

16
1,035 434
Josh Brolin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Josh Brolin age 47 - Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers: Age of Ultron

17
544 1,604
Tim Roth is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Tim Roth age 56 - The Incredible Hulk

18
3,060 754
Chris Pratt is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Chris Pratt age 38 - Guardians of the Galaxy, Guardians of the Galaxy 2

19
1,333 1,810
Tobey Maguire is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Tobey Maguire age 42 - Spider-Man, Spider-Man 2, Spider-Man 3

20
1,920 250
Ryan Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Dawn Lupton added Ryan Reynolds age 39 - Blade: Trinity, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Deadpool

21
1,536 617
Anthony Mackie is listed (or ranked) 21 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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22
1,154 1,074
Andy Serkis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Andy Serkis age 53 - The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Black Panther

23
1,450 975
Anthony Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Anthony Hopkins age 80 - Thor, Thor: The Dark World

24
2,893 957
Scarlett Johansson is listed (or ranked) 24 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

25
632 1,319
Kirsten Dunst is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Kirsten Dunst age 35 - Spider-Man, Spider-Man 2, Spider-Man 3

26
685 1,038
Ben Kingsley is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Ben Kingsley age 74 - Iron Man 3

27
537 1,633
Paul Giamatti is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Paul Giamatti age 50 - The Amazing Spider-Man 2

28
1,683 852
Clark Gregg is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Clark Gregg age 56 - Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Thor, The Avengers

The Best Marvel Superhero Movie Actors

29
3,195 607
Chris Hemsworth is listed (or ranked) 29 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

30
631 1,086
Ioan Gruffudd is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Ioan Gruffudd age 44 - Fantastic Four, Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer

31
500 1,065
Judy Greer is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Judy Greer age 42 - Ant-Man

32
428 1,494
Rhys Ifans is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Rhys Ifans age 50 - The Amazing Spider-Man

33
1,216 679
Paul Bettany is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Paul Bettany age 44 - Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Iron Man 3, The Avengers, The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain America: The Civil War

34
3,002 890
Patrick Stewart is listed (or ranked) 34 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

35
441 849
Alan Cumming is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Alan Cumming age 53 - X2

The Longest Hollywood Marriages

36
295 1,143
Wayne Knight is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Wayne Knight age 62 - Punisher: War Zone

37
2,641 797
Ian McKellen is listed (or ranked) 37 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

38
1,529 578
Michael Fassbender is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Michael Fassbender age 40 - X-Men: First Class, X-Men: Days of Future Past

39
1,025 620
Jon Favreau is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Jon Favreau age 51 - Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Iron Man 3

40
1,241 1,438
Jessica Biel is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Jessica Biel age 36 - Blade: Trinity

41
2,037 644
Jeremy Renner is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Jeremy Renner age 47 - Thor, The Avengers, The Avengers: Age of Ultron

42
682 720
Jeff Bridges is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Jeff Bridges age 68 - Iron Man

Easter Eggs From Every Marvel Movie

43
548 922
Ron Perlman is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Ron Perlman age 67 - Blade II

44
463 655
Rose Byrne is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Rose Byrne age 38 - X-Men: First Class, X-Men: Apocalypse

45
649 727
Rebecca Romijn is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Rebecca Romijn age 45 - X-Men, X2, X-Men: The Last Stand, X-Men: First Class, The Punisher

46
461 728
Jennifer Connelly is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Jennifer Connelly age 47 - Hulk

47
559 914
Sam Elliott is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Sam Elliott age 73 - Hulk

48
2,013 393
Paul Rudd is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Paul Rudd age 46 - Ant-Man, Captain America: Civil War

49
426 734
Alfred Molina is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Alfred Molina age 64 - Spider-Man 2

50
687 504
Michael Douglas is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Michael Douglas age 73 - Ant-Man