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!

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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

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2,355 2,680
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 

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5,449 1,215
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

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4,146 1,091
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

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Chris Evans is listed (or ranked) 5 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

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3,280 1,140
Mark Ruffalo is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Mark Ruffalo age 50 - The Avengers, Iron Man 3 (uncredited), The Avengers: Age of Ultron

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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

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

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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

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3,333 1,627
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

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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

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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

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1,277 1,297
Martin Freeman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Martin Freeman age 46 - Captain America: Civil War

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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

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Hugo Weaving is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Hugo Weaving age 58 - Captain America

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Anthony Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Anthony Hopkins age 80 - Thor, Thor: The Dark World

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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

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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

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

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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

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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

The Best Robot Video Games of All Time

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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

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

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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

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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

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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

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1,205 1,143
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

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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

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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

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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

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

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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

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

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Ioan Gruffudd is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Ioan Gruffudd age 44 - Fantastic Four, Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer

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Paul Rudd is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Paul Rudd age 48 - Ant-Man, Captain America: Civil War

The Longest Hollywood Marriages

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

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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

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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

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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

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Wayne Knight is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Wayne Knight age 62 - Punisher: War Zone

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Alan Cumming is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Alan Cumming age 53 - X2

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

Easter Eggs From Every Marvel Movie

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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

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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

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

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

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

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Jennifer Connelly is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Jennifer Connelly age 47 - Hulk

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Rebecca Romijn is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Rebecca Romijn age 43 - X-Men, X2, X-Men: The Last Stand, X-Men: First Class, The Punisher

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Rose Byrne is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Rose Byrne age 38 - X-Men: First Class, X-Men: Apocalypse