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
7,768 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
6,041 1,401
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
4,803 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
2,601 3,070
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
3,740 1,321
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
2,726 404
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
5,180 1,081
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
4,144 671
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
3,889 915
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
3,695 1,112
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
1,129 3,132
Tommy Lee Jones is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 71 - Captain America

12
1,672 158
Benedict Cumberbatch is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever

13
3,807 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
3,012 961
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
1,843 741
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
1,468 583
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
2,017 1,013
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
3,368 993
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
2,325 524
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 2,451
Hugo Weaving is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 58 - Captain America

21
1,454 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
1,956 797
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
2,559 750
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
1,324 1,281
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
1,654 2,249
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
1,691 1,236
Anthony Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 80 - Thor, Thor: The Dark World

27
1,576 2,129
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
1,744 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 2,388
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 1,679
Stanley Tucci is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 57 - Captain America: The First Avenger

31
1,503 792
Paul Bettany is listed (or ranked) 31 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

32
969 2,343
Edward Norton is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 48 - The Incredible Hulk

33
794 1,278
Ben Kingsley is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 72 - Iron Man 3

34
1,248 744
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
602 1,912
Tim Roth is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 56 - The Incredible Hulk

36
2,507 459
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 1,613
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 1,887
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 1,277
Judy Greer is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 42 - Ant-Man

40
707 1,313
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
1,859 453
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
1,405 538
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 1,747
Rhys Ifans is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 48 - The Amazing Spider-Man

44
1,877 502
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
1,465 373
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
479 915
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
498 1,045
Alan Cumming is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 53 - X2

48
1,343 1,627
Jessica Biel is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 36 - Blade: Trinity

49
313 1,367
Wayne Knight is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever
age 62 - Punisher: War Zone

50
1,506 402
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