entertainment The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever  

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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
6,926 1,349
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
2,340 2,638
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
5,397 1,199
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
4,087 1,079
Tom Hiddleston is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Tom Hiddleston age 37 - Thor, The Avengers, Thor: The Dark World

5
3,241 1,124
Mark Ruffalo is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Mark Ruffalo age 50 - The Avengers, Iron Man 3 (uncredited), The Avengers: Age of Ultron

6
4,424 963
Chris Evans is listed (or ranked) 6 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

7
3,246 780
Chris Pratt is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Chris Pratt age 38 - Guardians of the Galaxy, Guardians of the Galaxy 2

8
986 2,744
Tommy Lee Jones is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Tommy Lee Jones age 71 - Captain America

9
2,096 277
Ryan Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Dawn Lupton added Ryan Reynolds age 41 - Blade: Trinity, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Deadpool

10
3,291 1,612
Stan Lee is listed (or ranked) 10 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

11
3,068 981
Scarlett Johansson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Scarlett Johansson age 31 - Iron Man 2, The Avengers, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain America: Civil War

12
3,383 625
Chris Hemsworth is listed (or ranked) 12 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

13
1,262 1,273
Martin Freeman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Martin Freeman age 46 - Captain America: Civil War

14
1,478 2,000
J.K. Simmons is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
J.K. Simmons age 63 - Spider-Man, Spider-Man 2, Spider-Man 3

Actors Who Almost Got the Part in a Marvel Film

15
1,506 1,039
Anthony Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Anthony Hopkins age 80 - Thor, Thor: The Dark World

16
961 2,193
Hugo Weaving is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Hugo Weaving age 58 - Captain America

17
690 2,121
Sally Field is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Sally Field age 71 - The Amazing Spider-Man, The Amazing Spider-Man 2

18
1,684 3,454
Randy Savage is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
nico added Randy Savage Died at 59 (1952-2011) - Spider-Man

19
871 2,065
Edward Norton is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Edward Norton age 48 - The Incredible Hulk

20
824 1,488
Stanley Tucci is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Stanley Tucci age 57 - Captain America: The First Avenger

21
1,757 891
Clark Gregg is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Clark Gregg age 56 - Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Thor, The Avengers

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22
1,129 481
Josh Brolin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Josh Brolin age 50 - Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers: Age of Ultron

23
558 1,697
Tim Roth is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Tim Roth age 56 - The Incredible Hulk

24
1,381 1,900
Tobey Maguire is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Tobey Maguire age 42 - Spider-Man, Spider-Man 2, Spider-Man 3

25
1,627 649
Anthony Mackie is listed (or ranked) 25 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

26
2,710 830
Ian McKellen is listed (or ranked) 26 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

27
1,196 1,127
Andy Serkis is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Andy Serkis age 53 - The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Black Panther

28
1,592 608
Michael Fassbender is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Michael Fassbender age 40 - X-Men: First Class, X-Men: Days of Future Past

The Best Marvel Superhero Movie Actors

29
2,136 662
Jeremy Renner is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Jeremy Renner age 47 - Thor, The Avengers, The Avengers: Age of Ultron

30
656 1,391
Kirsten Dunst is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Kirsten Dunst age 35 - Spider-Man, Spider-Man 2, Spider-Man 3

31
706 1,107
Ben Kingsley is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Ben Kingsley age 74 - Iron Man 3

32
550 1,707
Paul Giamatti is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Paul Giamatti age 50 - The Amazing Spider-Man 2

33
523 1,124
Judy Greer is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Judy Greer age 42 - Ant-Man

34
2,112 405
Paul Rudd is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Paul Rudd age 48 - Ant-Man, Captain America: Civil War

35
649 1,150
Ioan Gruffudd is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Ioan Gruffudd age 44 - Fantastic Four, Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer

The Longest Hollywood Marriages

36
436 1,563
Rhys Ifans is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Rhys Ifans age 50 - The Amazing Spider-Man

37
1,276 714
Paul Bettany is listed (or ranked) 37 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

38
3,094 915
Patrick Stewart is listed (or ranked) 38 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

39
427 754
Toby Jones is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Toby Jones age 51 - Captain America: The First Avenger, Captain America: The Winter Soldier

40
454 903
Alan Cumming is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Alan Cumming age 53 - X2

41
300 1,206
Wayne Knight is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Wayne Knight age 62 - Punisher: War Zone

42
1,163 86
Benedict Cumberbatch is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever

Easter Eggs From Every Marvel Movie

43
1,075 651
Jon Favreau is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Jon Favreau age 51 - Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Iron Man 3

44
1,936 468
Samuel L. Jackson is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Samuel L. Jackson age 69 - Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Thor, The Avengers, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, The Avengers: Age of Ultron

45
1,266 1,484
Jessica Biel is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Jessica Biel age 36 - Blade: Trinity

46
713 755
Jeff Bridges is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Jeff Bridges age 68 - Iron Man

47
564 966
Ron Perlman is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Ron Perlman age 67 - Blade II

48
484 695
Rose Byrne is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Rose Byrne age 38 - X-Men: First Class, X-Men: Apocalypse

49
480 768
Jennifer Connelly is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Jennifer Connelly age 47 - Hulk

50
671 764
Rebecca Romijn is listed (or ranked) 50 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