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!

list ordered by
1
10,082 1,911
Robert Downey Jr. is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 50
Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Iron Man 3, The Avengers, The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain America: Civil War
2
7,748 1,980
Hugh Jackman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 47
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
6,924 1,591
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
5,953 943
Chris Hemsworth is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 35
Thor, The Avengers, Thor: The Dark World, The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Thor: Ragnarok
5
4,135 952
Ryan Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Dawn Lupton added age 39
Blade: Trinity, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Deadpool
6
3,072 517
Benedict Cumberbatch is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
7
6,359 1,579
Tom Hiddleston is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 38
Thor, The Avengers, Thor: The Dark World
8
4,830 1,776
Mark Ruffalo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 48
The Avengers, Iron Man 3 (uncredited), The Avengers: Age of Ultron
9
5,122 1,296
Chris Pratt is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 39
Guardians of the Galaxy, Guardians of the Galaxy 2
10
5,147 1,386
Scarlett Johansson is listed (or ranked) 10 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
11
3,494 764
Samuel L. Jackson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 67
Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Thor, The Avengers, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, The Avengers: Age of Ultron
12
3,274 3,734
James McAvoy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 36
X-Men: First Class, X-Men: Days of Future Past, X-Men: Apocalypse 
13
3,474 1,086
Jeremy Renner is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 44
Thor, The Avengers, The Avengers: Age of Ultron
14
3,936 1,314
Ian McKellen is listed (or ranked) 14 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
15
1,844 251
Tom Holland is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
CarloTendi added age 22
16
2,192 849
Josh Brolin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 51
Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers: Age of Ultron
17
5,282 1,936
Stan Lee is listed (or ranked) 17 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
18
4,351 1,256
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
2,158 672
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
2,425 1,101
Michael Fassbender is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 41
X-Men: First Class, X-Men: Days of Future Past
21
2,546 1,147
Anthony Mackie is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 40
Captain America: The Winter Soldier, The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain America: Civil War
22
2,641 661
Sebastian Stan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 33
Captain America, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Captain America: Civil War
23
2,539 1,287
Clark Gregg is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 56
Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Thor, The Avengers
24
1,708 988
Jon Favreau is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 52
Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Iron Man 3
25
3,419 606
Paul Rudd is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 46
Ant-Man, Captain America: Civil War