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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
Robert Downey Jr. is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 53
Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Iron Man 3, The Avengers, The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain America: Civil War
2
Hugh Jackman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 50
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
Chris Evans is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 37
Captain America, The Avengers, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain America: Civil War
4
Chris Hemsworth is listed (or ranked) 4 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
5
Ryan Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Dawn Lupton added age 42
Blade: Trinity, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Deadpool
6
Tom Hiddleston is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 38
Thor, The Avengers, Thor: The Dark World
7
Benedict Cumberbatch is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
8
Scarlett Johansson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 34
Iron Man 2, The Avengers, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain America: Civil War
9
Mark Ruffalo is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 48
The Avengers, Iron Man 3 (uncredited), The Avengers: Age of Ultron
10
Samuel L. Jackson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 70
Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Thor, The Avengers, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, The Avengers: Age of Ultron
11
Chris Pratt is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 39
Guardians of the Galaxy, Guardians of the Galaxy 2
12
Tom Holland is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
CarloTendi added age 22
13
Jeremy Renner is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 48
Thor, The Avengers, The Avengers: Age of Ultron
14
Stan Lee is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 96
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
15
James McAvoy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 39
X-Men: First Class, X-Men: Days of Future Past, X-Men: Apocalypse 
16
Ian McKellen is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 79
X-Men, X2, X-Men: The Last Stand, X-Men: Days of Future Past
17
Josh Brolin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 51
Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers: Age of Ultron
18
Patrick Stewart is listed (or ranked) 18 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
19
Idris Elba is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 46
Thor, Thor: The Dark World, Avengers: Age of Ultron
20
Paul Rudd is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 49
Ant-Man, Captain America: Civil War
21
Jon Favreau is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 52
Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Iron Man 3
22
Michael Fassbender is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 41
X-Men: First Class, X-Men: Days of Future Past
23
Sebastian Stan is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 36
Captain America, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Captain America: Civil War
24
Elizabeth Olsen is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 30
The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain America: Civil War
25
Paul Bettany is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 47
Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Iron Man 3, The Avengers, The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain America: The Civil War