VOTE 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
7,948 1,533
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
6,164 1,463
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
2,859 447
Ryan Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Dawn Lupton added age 39 - Blade: Trinity, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Deadpool

4
4,934 1,295
Tom Hiddleston is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 37 - Thor, The Avengers, Thor: The Dark World

5
4,314 691
Chris Hemsworth is listed (or ranked) 5 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

6
5,324 1,124
Chris Evans is listed (or ranked) 6 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

7
2,664 3,150
James McAvoy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 38 - X-Men: First Class, X-Men: Days of Future Past, X-Men: Apocalypse 

8
1,795 190
Benedict Cumberbatch is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever

9
3,844 1,364
Mark Ruffalo is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 50 - The Avengers, Iron Man 3 (uncredited), The Avengers: Age of Ultron

10
4,010 957
Chris Pratt is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 36 - Guardians of the Galaxy, Guardians of the Galaxy 2

11
3,833 1,150
Scarlett Johansson is listed (or ranked) 11 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

12
3,091 1,005
Ian McKellen is listed (or ranked) 12 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

13
1,904 788
Michael Fassbender is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 38 - X-Men: First Class, X-Men: Days of Future Past

14
2,424 545
Samuel L. Jackson is listed (or ranked) 14 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

15
2,641 782
Jeremy Renner is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 47 - Thor, The Avengers, The Avengers: Age of Ultron

16
1,158 3,195
Tommy Lee Jones is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 71 - Captain America

17
1,528 614
Josh Brolin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 50 - Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers: Age of Ultron

18
2,067 1,051
Clark Gregg is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 56 - Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Thor, The Avengers

19
3,960 1,802
Stan Lee is listed (or ranked) 19 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

20
3,438 1,022
Patrick Stewart is listed (or ranked) 20 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

21
2,018 831
Anthony Mackie is listed (or ranked) 21 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

22
1,288 777
Jon Favreau is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 49 - Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Iron Man 3

23
1,732 1,267
Anthony Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 80 - Thor, Thor: The Dark World

24
1,488 1,599
Martin Freeman is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 46 - Captain America: Civil War

25
1,550 825
Paul Bettany is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 44 - Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Iron Man 3, The Avengers, The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain America: The Civil War

26
2,591 484
Paul Rudd is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 46 - Ant-Man, Captain America: Civil War

27
1,084 2,499
Hugo Weaving is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 58 - Captain America

28
1,760 3,762
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
947 1,722
Stanley Tucci is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 57 - Captain America: The First Avenger

30
1,354 1,319
Andy Serkis is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 51 - The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Black Panther

31
769 2,434
Sally Field is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 71 - The Amazing Spider-Man, The Amazing Spider-Man 2

32
993 2,392
Edward Norton is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 48 - The Incredible Hulk

33
1,688 2,287
J.K. Simmons is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 63 - Spider-Man, Spider-Man 2, Spider-Man 3

34
1,617 2,181
Tobey Maguire is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 42 - Spider-Man, Spider-Man 2, Spider-Man 3

35
745 88
Tom Holland is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
CarloTendi added age 19

36
814 1,319
Ben Kingsley is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 74 - Iron Man 3

37
612 1,955
Tim Roth is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 56 - The Incredible Hulk

38
1,450 560
Don Cheadle is listed (or ranked) 38 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

39
1,964 516
Sebastian Stan is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 35 - Captain America, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Captain America: Civil War

40
1,518 389
Bradley Cooper is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 40 - Guardians of the Galaxy, Guardians of the Galaxy 2

41
1,566 415
Idris Elba is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 43 - Thor, Thor: The Dark World, Avengers: Age of Ultron

42
717 1,356
Ioan Gruffudd is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 42 - Fantastic Four, Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer

43
607 1,925
Paul Giamatti is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 48 - The Amazing Spider-Man 2

44
466 773
Sam Rockwell is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 49 - Iron Man 2

45
1,930 465
Elizabeth Olsen is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 29 - The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain America: Civil War

46
908 606
Michael Douglas is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 71 - Ant-Man

47
820 896
Jeff Bridges is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 66 - Iron Man

48
461 1,779
Rhys Ifans is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 50 - The Amazing Spider-Man

49
779 1,657
Kirsten Dunst is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 35 - Spider-Man, Spider-Man 2, Spider-Man 3

50
486 953
Toby Jones is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 51 - Captain America: The First Avenger, Captain America: The Winter Soldier