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
7,777 1,500
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
6,049 1,404
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
4,815 1,245
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
2,605 3,076
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
3,745 1,328
Mark Ruffalo is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 50 - The Avengers, Iron Man 3 (uncredited), The Avengers: Age of Ultron

6
2,734 406
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
5,186 1,088
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
4,153 673
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
3,896 917
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
3,704 1,115
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
1,134 3,138
Tommy Lee Jones is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 71 - Captain America

12
1,681 158
Benedict Cumberbatch is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever

13
3,817 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
3,021 964
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
1,849 746
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
1,474 586
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
2,018 1,021
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
3,373 997
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
2,331 526
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
1,061 2,456
Hugo Weaving is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 58 - Captain America

21
1,455 1,565
Martin Freeman is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 46 - Captain America: Civil War

22
1,961 800
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
2,563 754
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
1,326 1,287
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
1,657 2,254
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
1,694 1,240
Anthony Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 80 - Thor, Thor: The Dark World

27
1,578 2,136
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
1,746 3,718
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
753 2,393
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
928 1,684
Stanley Tucci is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 57 - Captain America: The First Avenger

31
973 2,347
Edward Norton is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 48 - The Incredible Hulk

32
1,507 796
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
798 1,282
Ben Kingsley is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 72 - Iron Man 3

34
1,252 747
Jon Favreau is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 49 - Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Iron Man 3

35
604 1,917
Tim Roth is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 56 - The Incredible Hulk

36
2,513 462
Paul Rudd is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 46 - Ant-Man, Captain America: Civil War

37
764 1,621
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
599 1,892
Paul Giamatti is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 50 - The Amazing Spider-Man 2

39
598 1,283
Judy Greer is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 42 - Ant-Man

40
708 1,319
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
1,865 456
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
1,408 543
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 1,753
Rhys Ifans is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 48 - The Amazing Spider-Man

44
1,882 507
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
1,470 374
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
481 920
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
500 1,050
Alan Cumming is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 53 - X2

48
1,344 1,632
Jessica Biel is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 36 - Blade: Trinity

49
314 1,373
Wayne Knight is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 62 - Punisher: War Zone

50
1,512 405
Idris Elba is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 45 - Thor, Thor: The Dark World, Avengers: Age of Ultron