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The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever 

Derrick Deane
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Updated March 20, 2020 633.7k votes 39.7k voters 222.5k views 258 items

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 (and DC movies too).

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 from Manhattan
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 from Sydney
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 Hemsworth is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Age 35 from Melbourne
Thor, The Avengers, Thor: The Dark World, The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Thor: Ragnarok
4
Tom Hiddleston is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Age 38 from Westminster
Thor, The Avengers, Thor: The Dark World
5
Chris Evans is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Age 37 from Sudbury
Captain America, The Avengers, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain America: Civil War
6
Scarlett Johansson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Age 31 from New York City
Iron Man 2, The Avengers, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain America: Civil War
7
Paul Rudd is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Age 49 from Passaic
Ant-Man, Captain America: Civil War
8
Patrick Stewart is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Age 78 from Mirfield
X-Men, X2, X-Men: The Last Stand, X-Men: Days of Future Past
9
Samuel L. Jackson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Age 70 from Washington
Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Thor, The Avengers, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, The Avengers: Age of Ultron
10
Ian McKellen is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Age 79 from Burnley
X-Men, X2, X-Men: The Last Stand, X-Men: Days of Future Past
11
Chris Pratt is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Age 39 from Virginia
Guardians of the Galaxy, Guardians of the Galaxy 2
12
Ryan Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Dawn Lupton added Age 42 from Vancouver
Blade: Trinity, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Deadpool
13
Jeremy Renner is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Age 48 from USA
Thor, The Avengers, The Avengers: Age of Ultron
14
Elizabeth Olsen is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Age 30 from Sherman Oaks
The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain America: Civil War
15
Mark Ruffalo is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Age 51 from Kenosha
The Avengers, Iron Man 3 (uncredited), The Avengers: Age of Ultron
16
Zoe Saldana is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Age 40 from Passaic
Guardians of the Galaxy, Guardians of the Galaxy 2
17
Stan Lee is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Age 96 from New York City
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
18
Sebastian Stan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Age 36 from Constan╚Ťa
Captain America, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Captain America: Civil War
19
Michael Fassbender is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Age 41 from Heidelberg
X-Men: First Class, X-Men: Days of Future Past
20
Benedict Cumberbatch is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Age 42 from Hammersmith
21
Idris Elba is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Age 46 from London Borough of Hackney
Thor, Thor: The Dark World, Avengers: Age of Ultron
22
Jon Favreau is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Age 52 from New York City
Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Iron Man 3
23
Bradley Cooper is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Age 44 from Philadelphia
Guardians of the Galaxy, Guardians of the Galaxy 2
24
Hayley Atwell is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Age 36 from London
Captain America, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Captain America: Civil War, The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Ant-Man
25
Paul Bettany is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Age 47 from Shepherd's Bush
Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Iron Man 3, The Avengers, The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain America: The Civil War