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
7,629 1,479
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
5,940 1,363
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
4,698 1,219
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
2,550 3,008
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
5,065 1,063
Chris Evans is listed (or ranked) 5 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

6
3,666 1,293
Mark Ruffalo is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 48 - The Avengers, Iron Man 3 (uncredited), The Avengers: Age of Ultron

7
3,798 893
Chris Pratt is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 38 - Guardians of the Galaxy, Guardians of the Galaxy 2

8
2,628 382
Ryan Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
Dawn Lupton added age 41 - Blade: Trinity, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Deadpool

9
4,029 662
Chris Hemsworth is listed (or ranked) 9 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

10
1,110 3,072
Tommy Lee Jones is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 71 - Captain America

11
3,720 1,763
Stan Lee is listed (or ranked) 11 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

12
3,597 1,095
Scarlett Johansson is listed (or ranked) 12 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

13
1,423 1,516
Martin Freeman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 46 - Captain America: Civil War

14
1,581 140
Benedict Cumberbatch is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever

15
1,899 774
Anthony Mackie is listed (or ranked) 15 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

16
2,963 931
Ian McKellen is listed (or ranked) 16 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

17
2,488 732
Jeremy Renner is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 44 - Thor, The Avengers, The Avengers: Age of Ultron

18
1,804 715
Michael Fassbender is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 40 - X-Men: First Class, X-Men: Days of Future Past

19
1,624 2,217
J.K. Simmons is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 63 - Spider-Man, Spider-Man 2, Spider-Man 3

20
1,662 1,209
Anthony Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 80 - Thor, Thor: The Dark World

21
1,042 2,422
Hugo Weaving is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 55 - Captain America

22
1,985 992
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
1,731 3,680
Randy Savage is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
nico added Died at 59 (1952-2011) - Spider-Man

24
1,418 564
Josh Brolin is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 50 - Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers: Age of Ultron

25
742 2,358
Sally Field is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 71 - The Amazing Spider-Man, The Amazing Spider-Man 2

26
957 2,305
Edward Norton is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 46 - The Incredible Hulk

27
910 1,656
Stanley Tucci is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 57 - Captain America: The First Avenger

28
1,468 779
Paul Bettany is listed (or ranked) 28 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

29
3,321 979
Patrick Stewart is listed (or ranked) 29 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

30
2,259 512
Samuel L. Jackson is listed (or ranked) 30 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

31
1,546 2,090
Tobey Maguire is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 42 - Spider-Man, Spider-Man 2, Spider-Man 3

32
593 1,885
Tim Roth is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 56 - The Incredible Hulk

33
771 1,257
Ben Kingsley is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 72 - Iron Man 3

34
1,215 731
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
1,299 1,260
Andy Serkis is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 53 - The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Black Panther

36
2,445 448
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
741 1,582
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
593 1,856
Paul Giamatti is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 50 - The Amazing Spider-Man 2

39
582 1,255
Judy Greer is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 42 - Ant-Man

40
701 1,285
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
452 1,720
Rhys Ifans is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 48 - The Amazing Spider-Man

42
1,800 444
Elizabeth Olsen is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 29 - The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain America: Civil War

43
1,365 528
Don Cheadle is listed (or ranked) 43 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

44
1,826 491
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
468 890
Toby Jones is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 51 - Captain America: The First Avenger, Captain America: The Winter Soldier

46
490 1,025
Alan Cumming is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 53 - X2

47
1,428 363
Bradley Cooper is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 43 - Guardians of the Galaxy, Guardians of the Galaxy 2

48
311 1,342
Wayne Knight is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 62 - Punisher: War Zone

49
1,332 1,609
Jessica Biel is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 33 - Blade: Trinity

50
1,463 394
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