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
7,758 1,498
Robert Downey Jr. is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 52 - Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Iron Man 3, The Avengers, The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain America: Civil War

2
6,033 1,400
Hugh Jackman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
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

3
4,798 1,244
Tom Hiddleston is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 37 - Thor, The Avengers, Thor: The Dark World

4
2,597 3,069
James McAvoy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 38 - X-Men: First Class, X-Men: Days of Future Past, X-Men: Apocalypse 

5
3,737 1,319
Mark Ruffalo is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 48 - The Avengers, Iron Man 3 (uncredited), The Avengers: Age of Ultron

6
2,720 403
Ryan Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Dawn Lupton added age 41 - Blade: Trinity, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Deadpool

7
5,173 1,080
Chris Evans is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 36 - Captain America, The Avengers, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain America: Civil War

8
4,135 671
Chris Hemsworth is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 34 - Thor, The Avengers, Thor: The Dark World, The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Thor: Ragnarok

9
3,887 913
Chris Pratt is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 38 - Guardians of the Galaxy, Guardians of the Galaxy 2

10
3,690 1,110
Scarlett Johansson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 33 - Iron Man 2, The Avengers, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain America: Civil War

11
1,128 3,131
Tommy Lee Jones is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 71 - Captain America

12
1,665 158
Benedict Cumberbatch is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever

13
3,800 1,792
Stan Lee is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
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

14
3,010 960
Ian McKellen is listed (or ranked) 14 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

15
1,842 739
Michael Fassbender is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 40 - X-Men: First Class, X-Men: Days of Future Past

16
1,468 580
Josh Brolin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 50 - Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers: Age of Ultron

17
2,016 1,012
Clark Gregg is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 56 - Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Thor, The Avengers

18
3,365 992
Patrick Stewart is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 77 - X-Men, X2, X-Men: The Last Stand, X-Men: Days of Future Past

19
2,322 522
Samuel L. Jackson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 69 - Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Thor, The Avengers, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, The Avengers: Age of Ultron

20
1,058 2,449
Hugo Weaving is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 55 - Captain America

21
1,451 1,559
Martin Freeman is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 46 - Captain America: Civil War

22
1,954 795
Anthony Mackie is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 39 - Captain America: The Winter Soldier, The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain America: Civil War

23
2,557 748
Jeremy Renner is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 44 - Thor, The Avengers, The Avengers: Age of Ultron

24
1,323 1,279
Andy Serkis is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 53 - The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Black Panther

25
1,653 2,248
J.K. Simmons is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 63 - Spider-Man, Spider-Man 2, Spider-Man 3

26
1,690 1,235
Anthony Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 80 - Thor, Thor: The Dark World

27
1,575 2,127
Tobey Maguire is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 42 - Spider-Man, Spider-Man 2, Spider-Man 3

28
1,743 3,712
Randy Savage is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
nico added Dec. at 59 (1952-2011) - Spider-Man

29
751 2,387
Sally Field is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 71 - The Amazing Spider-Man, The Amazing Spider-Man 2

30
925 1,678
Stanley Tucci is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 57 - Captain America: The First Avenger

31
969 2,342
Edward Norton is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 48 - The Incredible Hulk

32
1,501 792
Paul Bettany is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 46 - Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Iron Man 3, The Avengers, The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain America: The Civil War

33
794 1,277
Ben Kingsley is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 72 - Iron Man 3

34
1,248 743
Jon Favreau is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 51 - Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Iron Man 3

35
601 1,912
Tim Roth is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 56 - The Incredible Hulk

36
2,505 458
Paul Rudd is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 48 - Ant-Man, Captain America: Civil War

37
764 1,610
Kirsten Dunst is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 35 - Spider-Man, Spider-Man 2, Spider-Man 3

38
598 1,886
Paul Giamatti is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 50 - The Amazing Spider-Man 2

39
597 1,276
Judy Greer is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 42 - Ant-Man

40
707 1,312
Ioan Gruffudd is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 44 - Fantastic Four, Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer

41
1,855 453
Elizabeth Olsen is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 29 - The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain America: Civil War

42
1,404 537
Don Cheadle is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 53 - Iron Man 2, Iron Man 3, The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain America: Civil War

43
454 1,746
Rhys Ifans is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 48 - The Amazing Spider-Man

44
1,875 501
Sebastian Stan is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 35 - Captain America, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Captain America: Civil War

45
1,464 372
Bradley Cooper is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 43 - Guardians of the Galaxy, Guardians of the Galaxy 2

46
479 914
Toby Jones is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 51 - Captain America: The First Avenger, Captain America: The Winter Soldier

47
497 1,044
Alan Cumming is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 53 - X2

48
1,342 1,626
Jessica Biel is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 36 - Blade: Trinity

49
313 1,366
Wayne Knight is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 62 - Punisher: War Zone

50
1,504 401
Idris Elba is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 43 - Thor, Thor: The Dark World, Avengers: Age of Ultron