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
9,203 1,834
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
7,327 1,710
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
6,276 1,471
Chris Evans is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 34
Captain America, The Avengers, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain America: Civil War

4
5,288 875
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
3,792 764
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
5,820 1,506
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
2,584 422
Benedict Cumberbatch is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever

8
4,426 1,666
Mark Ruffalo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 51
The Avengers, Iron Man 3 (uncredited), The Avengers: Age of Ultron

9
4,733 1,181
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
4,595 1,337
Scarlett Johansson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 31
Iron Man 2, The Avengers, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain America: Civil War

11
3,098 3,536
James McAvoy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 36
X-Men: First Class, X-Men: Days of Future Past, X-Men: Apocalypse 

12
3,757 1,167
Ian McKellen is listed (or ranked) 12 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

13
3,123 694
Samuel L. Jackson is listed (or ranked) 13 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

14
3,125 1,018
Jeremy Renner is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 48
Thor, The Avengers, The Avengers: Age of Ultron

15
4,199 1,136
Patrick Stewart is listed (or ranked) 15 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

16
4,809 1,885
Stan Lee is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 93
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

17
1,976 570
Idris Elba is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 46
Thor, Thor: The Dark World, Avengers: Age of Ultron

18
2,299 991
Michael Fassbender is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 41
X-Men: First Class, X-Men: Days of Future Past

19
1,955 767
Josh Brolin is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 51
Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers: Age of Ultron

20
1,346 192
Tom Holland is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
CarloTendi added age 19

21
2,325 1,065
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
2,383 1,200
Clark Gregg is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 56
Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Thor, The Avengers

23
1,550 921
Jon Favreau is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 52
Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Iron Man 3

24
2,331 614
Sebastian Stan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 36
Captain America, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Captain America: Civil War

25
1,820 948
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