Marvel Cinematic Universe cast

by ajc91995 | created - 22 Apr 2018 | updated - 4 weeks ago | Public

In order of the number of appearances in all films, miniseries & TV shows. *Not including upcoming films, miniseries or TV shows.

1. Samuel L. Jackson

Actor | Pulp Fiction

Samuel L. Jackson is an American producer and highly prolific actor, having appeared in over 100 films, including Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995), Unbreakable (2000), Shaft (2000), Formula 51 (2001), Black Snake Moan (2006), Snakes on a Plane (2006), and the Star Wars prequel trilogy (1999-2005), ...

Nick Fury

11 films

  • Iron Man (2008)
  • Iron Man 2 (2010)
  • Thor (2011)
  • Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
  • The Avengers (2012)
  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
  • Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
  • Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
  • Captain Marvel (2019)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)
  • Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019)

2. Robert Downey Jr.

Actor | Iron Man

Robert Downey Jr. has evolved into one of the most respected actors in Hollywood. With an amazing list of credits to his name, he has managed to stay new and fresh even after over four decades in the business.

Downey was born April 4, 1965 in Manhattan, New York, the son of writer, director and ...

Iron Man / Tony Stark

9 films

  • Iron Man (2008)
  • Iron Man 2 (2010)
  • The Avengers (2012)
  • Iron Man 3 (2013)
  • Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
  • Captain America: Civil War (2016)
  • Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)
  • Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)

3. Paul Bettany

Actor | Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World

Paul Bettany is an English actor. He first came to the attention of mainstream audiences when he appeared in the British film Gangster No. 1 (2000), and director Brian Helgeland's film A Knight's Tale (2001). He has gone on to appear in a wide variety of films, including A Beautiful Mind (2001), ...

JARVIS / Vision

7 films

  • Iron Man (2008)
  • Iron Man 2 (2010)
  • The Avengers (2012)
  • Iron Man 3 (2013)
  • Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
  • Captain America: Civil War (2016)
  • Avengers: Infinity War (2018)


1 miniseries
  • WandaVision (2021)

4. Don Cheadle

Actor | Crash

Donald Frank Cheadle was born in Kansas City, Missouri, on November 29, 1964. His childhood found him moving from city to city with his family: mother Bettye (née North), a teacher; father Donald Frank Cheadle Sr., a clinical psychologist; sister Cindy; and brother Colin. After graduating from high...

War Machine / James "Rhodey" Rhodes

6 films

  • Iron Man 2 (2010)
  • Iron Man 3 (2013)
  • Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
  • Captain America: Civil War (2016)
  • Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)


1 miniseries
  • The Falcon and the Winter Soldier (2021)

5. Chris Evans

Actor | The Avengers

Christopher Robert Evans began his acting career in typical fashion: performing in school productions and community theatre.

He was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Lisa (Capuano), who worked at the Concord Youth Theatre, and G. Robert Evans III, a dentist. His uncle is former U.S. ...

Captain America / Steve Rogers

7 films

  • Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
  • The Avengers (2012)
  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
  • Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
  • Captain America: Civil War (2016)
  • Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)

6. Chris Hemsworth

Actor | The Avengers

Christopher Hemsworth was born on August 11, 1983 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia to Leonie Hemsworth (née van Os), an English teacher & Craig Hemsworth, a social-services counselor. His brothers are actors, Liam Hemsworth & Luke Hemsworth; he is of Dutch (from his immigrant maternal grandfather)...

Thor

7 films

  • Thor (2011)
  • The Avengers (2012)
  • Thor: The Dark World (2013)
  • Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
  • Thor: Ragnarok (2017)
  • Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)

7. Scarlett Johansson

Actress | Lost in Translation

Scarlett Ingrid Johansson was born on November 22, 1984 in Manhattan, New York City, New York. Her mother, Melanie Sloan is from a Jewish family from the Bronx and her father, Karsten Johansson is a Danish-born architect from Copenhagen. She has a sister, Vanessa Johansson, who is also an actress, ...

Black Widow / Natasha Romanoff

7 films

  • Iron Man 2 (2010)
  • The Avengers (2012)
  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2013)
  • Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
  • Captain America: Civil War (2016)
  • Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)

8. Gwyneth Paltrow

Actress | Shakespeare in Love

A tall, wafer thin, delicate beauty, Gwyneth Kate Paltrow was born in Los Angeles, the daughter of noted producer and director Bruce Paltrow and Tony Award-winning actress Blythe Danner. Her father was from a Jewish family, while her mother is of mostly German descent. When Gwyneth was eleven, the ...

Pepper Potts

7 films

  • Iron Man (2008)
  • Iron Man 2 (2010)
  • The Avengers (2012)
  • Iron Man 3 (2013)
  • Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)
  • Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)

9. Sebastian Stan

Actor | Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Sebastian Stan was born on August 13, 1982, in Constanta, Romania. He moved with his mother to Vienna, Austria, when he was eight, and then to New York when he was twelve. Stan studied at Rutgers Mason Gross School of the Arts and spent a year at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London.

When he went ...

The Winter Soldier / White Wolf / Bucky Barnes

6 films

  • Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
  • Ant-Man (2015)
  • Captain America: Civil War (2016)
  • Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)


1 miniseries
  • The Falcon and the White Soldier (2021)

10. Jon Favreau

Producer | Chef

Initially an indie film favorite, actor Jon Favreau has progressed to strong mainstream visibility into the millennium and, after nearly two decades in the business, is still enjoying character stardom as well as earning notice as a writer/producer/director.

The amiable, husky-framed actor with the ...

Happy Hogan

6 films

  • Iron Man (2008)
  • Iron Man 2 (2010)
  • Iron Man 3 (2013)
  • Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)
  • Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019)

11. Clark Gregg

Actor | The Avengers

Clark Gregg was born on April 2, 1962 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as Robert Clark Gregg. He is an actor and director, known for The Avengers (2012), Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013) and The New Adventures of Old Christine (2006).

Agent Phil Coulson

5 films

  • Iron Man (2008)
  • Iron Man 2 (2010)
  • Thor (2011)
  • The Avengers (2012)
  • Captain Marvel (2019)


1 TV show
  • Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013-2020)

12. Tom Hiddleston

Actor | The Avengers

Thomas William Hiddleston was born in Westminster, London, to English-born Diana Patricia (Servaes) and Scottish-born James Norman Hiddleston. His mother is a former stage manager, and his father, a scientist, was the managing director of a pharmaceutical company. He started off at the preparatory ...

Loki

6 films

  • Thor (2011)
  • The Avengers (2012)
  • Thor: The Dark World (2013)
  • Thor: Ragnarok (2017)
  • Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)

13. Anthony Mackie

Actor | The Hurt Locker

Anthony Mackie is an American actor. He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, to Martha (Gordon) and Willie Mackie, Sr., who owned a business, Mackie Roofing. Anthony has been featured in feature films, television series and Broadway and Off-Broadway plays, including Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, ...

Falcon / Sam Wilson

5 films

  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
  • Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
  • Captain America: Civil War (2016)
  • Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)


1 miniseries
  • The Falcon and the Winter Soldier (2021)

14. Mark Ruffalo

Actor | Spotlight

Award-winning actor Mark Ruffalo was born on November 22, 1967, in Kenosha, Wisconsin, of humble means to father Frank Lawrence Ruffalo, a construction painter and Marie Rose (Hebert), a stylist and hairdresser; his father's ancestry is Italian and his mother is of half French-Canadian and half ...

The Hulk / Dr. Bruce Banner

6 films

  • The Avengers (2012)
  • Iron Man 3 (2013)
  • Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
  • Thor: Ragnarok (2017)
  • Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)

15. Cobie Smulders

Actress | The Avengers

Cobie Smulders was born on April 3, 1982, in Vancouver, British Columbia, to a Dutch father and an English mother. As a girl, Cobie had set her sights on becoming a doctor or a marine biologist. In fact, it wasn't until high school that Cobie started to explore acting after appearing in several ...

Agent Maria Hill

6 films

  • The Avengers (2012)
  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
  • Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
  • Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)
  • Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019)

16. Hayley Atwell

Actress | Captain America: The First Avenger

Born in London, England, Hayley Elizabeth Atwell has dual citizenship of the United Kingdom and the United States. An only child, Hayley was named after actress Hayley Mills. Her parents, Alison (Cain) and Grant Atwell, both motivational speakers, met at a London workshop of Dale Carnegie's ...

Agent Peggy Carter

5 films

  • Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
  • Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
  • Ant-Man (2015)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)

17. Idris Elba

Actor | Beasts of No Nation

An only child, Idrissa Akuna Elba was born and raised in London, England. His father, Winston, is from Sierra Leone and worked at Ford Dagenham; his mother, Eve, is from Ghana and had a clerical duty. Idris attended school in Canning Town, where he first became involved in acting, before he dropped...

Heimdall

5 films

  • Thor (2011)
  • Thor: The Dark World (2013)
  • Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
  • Thor: Ragnarok (2017)
  • Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

18. Tom Holland

Actor | Spider-Man: Homecoming

Thomas Stanley Holland was born in Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey, to Nicola Elizabeth (Frost), a photographer, and Dominic Holland (Dominic Anthony Holland), who is a comedian and author. His paternal grandparents were from the Isle of Man and Ireland, respectively. He lives with his parents and ...

Spider-Man / Peter Parker

5 films

  • Captain America: Civil War (2016)
  • Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)
  • Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)
  • Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019)

19. Elizabeth Olsen

Actress | Martha Marcy May Marlene

Elizabeth Chase "Lizzie" Olsen (born February 16, 1989) is an American actress. She is known for her roles in the films Silent House (2011), Liberal Arts (2012), Godzilla (2014), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), and Captain America: Civil War (2016). For her role in the critically-acclaimed Martha ...

Scarlet Witch / Wanda Maximoff

4 films

  • Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
  • Captain America: Civil War (2016)
  • Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)


1 miniseries
  • WandaVision (2021)

20. Jeremy Renner

Actor | The Hurt Locker

Jeremy Lee Renner was born in Modesto, California, the son of Valerie (Tague) and Lee Renner, who managed a bowling alley. After a tumultuous yet happy childhood with his four younger siblings, Renner graduated from Beyer High School and attended Modesto Junior College. He explored several areas of...

Hawkeye / Clint Barton

5 films

  • Thor (2011)
  • The Avengers (2012)
  • Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
  • Captain America: Civil War (2016)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)

21. Jacob Batalon

Actor | Spider-Man: Homecoming

Jacob Batalon was born on October 9, 1996 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. He is an actor, known for Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017), Spider-Man: Far from Home (2019) and Avengers: Infinity War (2018).

Ned

4 films

  • Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)
  • Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)
  • Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019)

22. Dave Bautista

Actor | Guardians of the Galaxy

David Michael Bautista, Jr. was born on January 18, 1969 in Washington, D.C., to Donna Raye (Mullins) and David Michael Bautista, a hairdresser. His father is Filipino, and his mother has Greek ancestry.

When WCW officials told him he'd never make it in sports entertainment, Bautista pushed himself ...

Drax the Destroyer

4 films

  • Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)
  • Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)

23. Chadwick Boseman

Actor | Black Panther

Chadwick Boseman was an American actor. He is known for his portrayal of T'Challa / Black Panther in the Marvel Cinematic Universe from 2016 to 2019, particularly in Black Panther (2018), and for his starring roles as several pioneering Americans, Jackie Robinson in 42 (2013), James Brown in Get on...

Black Panther / King T'Challa

4 films

  • Captain America: Civil War (2016)
  • Black Panther (2018)
  • Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)

24. Josh Brolin

Actor | Avengers: Endgame

Rugged features and a natural charm have worked for Josh Brolin, the son of actor James Brolin. He has played roles as a policeman, a hunter, and the President of the United States.

Brolin was born February 12, 1968 in Santa Monica, California, to Jane Cameron (Agee), a Texas-born wildlife activist,...

Thanos

4 films

  • Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
  • Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
  • Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)

25. Bradley Cooper

Actor | A Star Is Born

Bradley Charles Cooper was born on January 5, 1975 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His mother, Gloria (Campano), is of Italian descent, and worked for a local NBC station. His father, Charles John Cooper, who was of Irish descent, was a stockbroker. Immediately after Bradley graduated from the ...

Rocket Raccoon

4 films

  • Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)
  • Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)

26. Benedict Cumberbatch

Actor | The Imitation Game

Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch was born and raised in London, England. His parents, Wanda Ventham and Timothy Carlton (born Timothy Carlton Congdon Cumberbatch), are both actors. He is a grandson of submarine commander Henry Carlton Cumberbatch, and a great-grandson of diplomat Henry Arnold ...

Dr. Strange / Dr. Stephen Strange

4 films

  • Dr. Strange (2016)
  • Thor: Ragnarok (2017)
  • Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)

27. Vin Diesel

Actor | Guardians of the Galaxy

Vin Diesel was born Mark Sinclair in Alameda County, California, along with his fraternal twin brother, Paul Vincent. He was raised by his astrologer/psychologist mother, Delora Sherleen (Sinclair), and adoptive father, Irving H. Vincent, an acting instructor and theatre manager, in an artists' ...

Groot

4 films

  • Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)
  • Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)

28. Karen Gillan

Actress | Selfie

Karen Sheila Gillan was born and raised in Inverness, Scotland, as the only child of Marie Paterson and husband John Gillan, who is a singer and recording artist. She developed a love for acting very early on, attending several youth theatre groups and taking part in a wide range of productions at ...

Nebula

4 films

  • Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)
  • Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)

29. Sean Gunn

Actor | Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Sean Gunn was born on May 22, 1974 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. He is an actor, known for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017), Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) and Avengers: Infinity War (2018).

Kraglin & on-set Rocket

4 films

  • Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)
  • Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)

30. William Hurt

Actor | A History of Violence

William McChord Hurt was born in Washington, D.C., to Claire Isabel (McGill) and Alfred McChord Hurt, who worked at the State Department. He was trained at Tufts University and The Juilliard School and has been nominated for four Academy Awards, including the most recent nomination for his ...

Thaddeus Ross

4 films

  • The Incredible Hulk (2008)
  • Captain America: Civil War (2016)
  • Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)

31. Florence Kasumba

Actress | Captain America: Civil War

Born in Kampala, Uganda Florence Kasumba is a German actress living in Berlin. She is best known for her work in the Marvel Cinematic Universe productions Captain America: Civil War (2016), Black Panther (2018), Avengers: Infinity War (2018) and The Falcon and the Winter Soldier (2021). She has ...

Ayo

3 films

  • Captain America: Civil War (2016)
  • Black Panther (2018)
  • Avengers: Infinity War (2018)


1 miniseries
  • The Falcon and the Winter Soldier (2021)

32. Chris Pratt

Actor | Guardians of the Galaxy

Christopher Michael Pratt is an American film and television actor. He came to prominence for his small-screen roles, including Bright Abbott in Everwood (2002), Ché in The O.C. (2003), and Andy Dwyer and Parks and Recreation (2009), and notable film roles in Moneyball (2011), The Five-Year ...

Star Lord / Peter Quill

4 films

  • Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)
  • Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)

33. Paul Rudd

Actor | Ant-Man

Paul Stephen Rudd was born in Passaic, New Jersey. His parents, Michael and Gloria, both from Jewish families, were born in the London area, U.K. He has one sister, who is three years younger than he is. Paul traveled with his family during his early years, because of his father's airline job at ...

Ant-Man / Scott Lang

4 films

  • Ant-Man (2015)
  • Captain America: Civil War (2016)
  • Ant-Man and The Wasp (2018)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)

34. Zoe Saldana

Actress | Avatar

Zoe Saldana was born on June 19, 1978 in Passaic, New Jersey, to Asalia Nazario and Aridio Saldaña. Her father was Dominican and her mother is Puerto Rican. She was raised in Queens, New York. When she was 10 years old, she and her family moved to the Dominican Republic, where they would live for ...

Gamora

4 films

  • Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)
  • Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)

35. Stellan Skarsgård

Actor | Good Will Hunting

Stellan Skarsgård was born in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden, to Gudrun (Larsson) and Jan Skarsgård. He became a star in his teens through the title role in the TV-series Bombi Bitt och jag (1968). Between the years 1972-88 he was employed at The Royal Dramatic Theatre in Stockholm, where...

Dr. Erik Selvig

4 films

  • Thor (2011)
  • The Avengers (2012)
  • Thor: The Dark World (2013)
  • Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

36. John Slattery

Actor | Spotlight

John Slattery was born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Joan (Mulhern), a CPA, and John "Jack" Slattery, a leather merchant, both of Irish descent. John landed his first TV gig on the 1988 series The Dirty Dozen (1988) and has worked steadily since then. His television career has ...

Howard Stark

4 films

  • Iron Man 2 (2010)
  • Ant-Man (2015)
  • Captain America: Civil War (2016)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)

37. Marisa Tomei

Actress | My Cousin Vinny

Marisa Tomei was born on December 4, 1964, in Brooklyn, New York, to Patricia "Addie" (Bianchi), a teacher of English, and Gary Tomei, a lawyer, both of Italian descent. Marisa has a brother, actor Adam Tomei. As a child, Marisa's mother frequently corrected her speech as to eliminate her heavy ...

Aunt May

4 films

  • Captain America: Civil War (2016)
  • Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)
  • Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019)

38. Tadanobu Asano

Actor | Mongol

Tadanobu Asano's a Japanese film actor. His father suggested he take on what became his first role in the TV show "Kimpachi Sensei," at 16. His film debut was in the 1990 Swimming Upstream (Swimming Upstream (1990)), though his first major critical success was in Shunji Iwai's Fried Dragon Fish (...

Hogun

3 films

  • Thor (2011)
  • Thor: The Dark World (2013)
  • Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

39. Michael Douglas

Actor | Behind the Candelabra

An actor with over forty years of experience in theatre, film, and television, Michael Douglas branched out into independent feature production in 1975 with the Academy Award-winning One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975). Since then, as a producer and as an actor-producer, he has shown an uncanny ...

Dr. Hank Pym

3 films

  • Ant-Man (2015)
  • Ant-Man and The Wasp (2018)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)

40. Winston Duke

Actor | Black Panther

Winston Duke is an actor and producer, known for Black Panther (2018), Avengers: Infinity War (2018) and Us (2019).

M'Baku

3 films

  • Black Panther (2018)
  • Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)

41. Frank Grillo

Actor | The Grey

The oldest of three children, Frank Grillo was born in New York City, to an Italian-American family. He grew up in upstate New York, and got his first taste of acting in high school where he was in many plays. Frank was also a gifted athlete and his dream was to play sports professionally. Frank ...

Crossbones / Brock Rumlow

3 films

  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
  • Captain America: Civil War (2016)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)

42. Danai Gurira

Actress | Black Panther

Danai Gurira was born in Grinnell, Iowa, to Josephine and Roger Gurira, who were from Zimbabwe. Her father was then teaching Chemistry at Grinnell College. When she was five, the family moved back to Zimbabwe, residing in the capital Harare. Gurira later returned to the United States, and studied ...

Okoye

3 films

  • Black Panther (2018)
  • Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)

43. Anthony Hopkins

Actor | The Silence of the Lambs

Anthony Hopkins was born on December 31, 1937, in Margam, Wales, to Muriel Anne (Yeats) and Richard Arthur Hopkins, a baker. His parents were both of half Welsh and half English descent. Influenced by Richard Burton, he decided to study at College of Music and Drama and graduated in 1957. In 1965, ...

Odin

3 films

  • Thor (2011)
  • Thor: The Dark World (2013)
  • Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

44. Pom Klementieff

Actress | Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Pom Klementieff (born 3 May 1986) is a French actress. She was trained at the Cours Florent drama school in Paris and has appeared in such films as Loup (2009), Sleepless Night (2011) and Hacker's Game (2015). She plays the role of Mantis in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films Guardians of the ...

Mantis

3 films

  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)
  • Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)

45. Evangeline Lilly

Actress | Ant-Man

Evangeline Lilly, born in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, in 1979, was discovered on the streets of Kelowna, British Columbia, by the famous Ford modeling agency. Although she initially decided to pass on a modeling career, she went ahead and signed with Ford anyway, to help pay for her University of ...

The Wasp / Hope Van Dyne

3 films

  • Ant-Man (2015)
  • Ant-Man and The Wasp (2018)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)

46. Natalie Portman

Actress | Black Swan

Natalie Portman is the first person born in the 1980s to have won the Academy Award for Best Actress (for Black Swan (2010)).

Natalie was born Natalie Hershlag on June 9, 1981, in Jerusalem, Israel. She is the only child of Avner Hershlag, a Israeli-born doctor, and Shelley Stevens, an American-born...

Jane Foster

3 films

  • Thor (2011)
  • Thor: The Dark World (2013)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)

47. Rene Russo

Actress | Nightcrawler

Rene Russo was born in Burbank, California, to Shirley (Balocca), a barmaid and factory laborer, and Nino Russo. Her father, a sculptor and mechanic, left the family when Rene was just two, and thus her mother raised Rene and her sister, Toni, as a single mom. Her father was of Italian descent, and ...

Frigga

3 films

  • Thor (2011)
  • Thor: The Dark World (2013)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)

48. Ray Stevenson

Actor | The Three Musketeers

Tall, dark, but somewhat gentle-looking actor Ray Stevenson was born in Lisburn, Northern Ireland on 25 May 1964, on a British army base. His father was a British pilot in the Royal Air Force, and his mother is Irish. He moved with his family to Lemington, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, England in 1972 at ...

Volstagg

3 films

  • Thor (2011)
  • Thor: The Dark World (2013)
  • Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

49. Emily VanCamp

Actress | Revenge

Emily Irene VanCamp (born May 12, 1986) is a Canadian actress, known for her lead roles on the WB series Everwood (2002), the ABC dramas Brothers & Sisters (2006) and Revenge (2011), and as Sharon Carter / Agent 13 in Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014) and Captain America: Civil War (...

Agent 13 / Sharon Carter

2 films

  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
  • Captain America: Civil War (2016)


1 miniseries
  • The Falcon and the Winter Soldier (2021)

50. Benedict Wong

Actor | Doctor Strange

Benedict Wong was born on February 20, 1970 in Eccles, England. He is an actor and writer, known for Doctor Strange (2016), Avengers: Infinity War (2018) and The Martian (2015).

Wong

3 films

  • Doctor Strange (2016)
  • Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)

51. Letitia Wright

Actress | Black Panther

Letitia Wright is a British-Guyanese actress. She is known for her portrayal of Shuri in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, beginning in 2018 with Black Panther (2018) and Avengers: Infinity War (2018), and for the film Urban Hymn (2015). She has also starred in The Commuter (2018) and Ready Player One...

Shuri

3 films

  • Black Panther (2018)
  • Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)

52. Jenny Agutter

Actress | An American Werewolf in London

Jenny Agutter was born on December 20, 1952, in Taunton, Somerset, England, UK. The daughter of an army officer, she spent her childhood traveling and living in different countries. Her film career began at the age of 12 in East of Sudan (1964), which was quickly followed by The Magical World of ...

Councilwoman Hawley

2 films

  • The Avengers (2012)
  • Captain America: Civil War (2014)

53. Jaimie Alexander

Actress | Thor

Jaimie Alexander was born in Greenville, South Carolina, but moved with her family to Grapevine, Texas, when she was four years old. She took theatre classes in grade school as a hobby but was kicked out in high school because she could not sing, and so she took up sports instead. At age 17 she ...

Sif

2 films

  • Thor (2011)
  • Thor: The Dark World (2013)

54. Angela Bassett

Actress | Strange Days

Captivating, gifted, and sensational, Angela Bassett's presence has been felt in theaters and on stages and television screens throughout the world. Angela Evelyn Bassett was born on August 16, 1958 in New York City, to Betty Jane (Gilbert), a social worker, and Daniel Benjamin Bassett, a ...

Queen Ramonda

2 films

  • Black Panther (2018)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)

55. Leslie Bibb

Actress | Iron Man

Leslie Louise Bibb was born in Bismarck, North Dakota, on November 17, 1974, and raised in Nelson County, Virginia. Later she and her mother, along with her three older sisters, moved to Richmond, where Leslie attended an all-girls Catholic high school, St. Gertrude.

In 1990 The Oprah Winfrey Show (...

Christine Everhart

2 films

  • Iron Man (2008)
  • Iron Man 2 (2010)

56. Daniel Brühl

Actor | Rush

Daniel Brühl was born in Barcelona, Spain. His father was German TV director Hanno Brühl (1937-2010), who was born in São Paulo, Brazil. His Spanish mother was a teacher. He also has a brother and a sister, Oliver and Miriam. Shortly after his birth, his family moved to Cologne, Germany, where he ...

Helmut Zemo

1 film

  • Captain America: Civil War (2016)


1 miniseries
  • The Falcon and the Winter Soldier (2021)

57. Bobby Cannavale

Actor | The Station Agent

In both career and in real life, Bobby Cannavale tends to choose the unconventional way of doing things. In the beginning, his decisions may have cost the dark, swarthily good-looking actor some acting roles and/or good-paying parts but, in the end, his strong work ethic and sense of self, despite ...

Paxton

2 films

  • Ant-Man (2015)
  • Ant-Man and The Wasp (2018)

58. Linda Cardellini

Actress | Scooby-Doo

Linda Edna Cardellini was born in Redwood City, California, to Lorraine (Hernan) and Wayne David Cardellini, a businessman. She is of Italian (from her paternal grandfather), Irish (from her mother), German, English, and Scottish descent. Linda grew up in the San Francisco Bay area, California, the...

Laura Barton

2 films

  • Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)

59. David Dastmalchian

Actor | The Dark Knight

David Dastmalchian is originally from Kansas. He moved to Chicago, IL, to study acting at The Theatre School, DePaul University. After college, David worked as a professional fisherman in Alaska, a circus performer, movie theatre usher and playwright. He is an ensemble member of Shattered Globe ...

Kurt

2 films

  • Ant-Man (2015)
  • Ant-Man and The Wasp (2018)

60. Benicio Del Toro

Actor | Sicario

Benicio Del Toro emerged in the mid-1990s as one of the most watchable and charismatic character actors to come along in years. A favorite of film buffs, Del Toro gained mainstream public attention as the conflicted but basically honest Mexican policeman in Steven Soderbergh's Traffic (2000).

...

The Collector

2 films

  • Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
  • Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

61. Kat Dennings

Actress | Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist

Kat Dennings was born Katherine Victoria Litwack in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, near Philadelphia, to Ellen (Schatz), a speech therapist and poet, and Gerald Litwack, a molecular pharmacologist. She is the youngest of five children. Her family is of Russian Jewish descent. Kat was predominantly ...

Darcy Lewis

2 films

  • Thor (2011)
  • Thor: The Dark World (2013)


1 miniseries
  • WandaVision (2021)

62. Martin Freeman

Actor | Black Panther

Martin Freeman is an English actor, known for portraying Bilbo Baggins in Peter Jackson's The Hobbit film trilogy, Tim Canterbury in the original UK version of sitcom mockumentary The Office (2001), Dr. John Watson in the British crime drama Sherlock (2010) and Lester Nygaard in the dark ...

Everett Ross

2 films

  • Captain America: Civil War (2016)
  • Black Panther (2018)

63. Judy Greer

Actress | 13 Going on 30

Judy Greer was born and raised outside of Detroit, Michigan, as Judith Therese Evans. She is the daughter of Mollie Ann (née Greer), a hospital administrator and former nun, and Richard Evans, a mechanical engineer. She has German, Irish, English, Welsh, and Scottish ancestry. After training for ...

Maggie

2 films

  • Ant-Man (2015)
  • Ant-Man and The Wasp (2018)

64. Maximiliano Hernández

Actor | Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Maximiliano Hernandez was born in Brooklyn, NY. He is the middle of three children born to Honduran immigrants Jose Maximiliano & Maria Elena Hernandez. He began acting at Bishop Ford High School in order to get out of detention. He continued acting in college where he auditioned and was accepted ...

Agent Jasper Sitwell

2 films

  • Captain America: Winter Soldier (2014)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)

65. Djimon Hounsou

Actor | Blood Diamond

Djimon Hounsou was born in Cotonou, Benin, in west Africa, to Albertine and Pierre Hounsou, a cook. He moved to Lyon, France, when he was thirteen. Hounsou has graced the catwalks of Paris and London as a popular male model. He has since left his modeling career and has worked on Gladiator (2000) ...

Korath

2 films

  • Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
  • Captain Marvel (2019)

66. Toby Jones

Actor | Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Widely regarded as the one of greatest stage and screen actors both in his native Great Britain and internationally, Toby Edward Heslewood Jones was born on September 7, 1966 in Hammersmith, London. His parents, Freddie Jones and Jennie Heslewood, are actors as well. Toby has two brothers: Rupert, ...

Arnim Zola

2 films

  • Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

67. John Kani

Actor | Black Panther

John Kani was born on November 30, 1942 in New Brighton, South Africa as Bonsile John Kani. He is an actor and writer, known for Black Panther (2018), Captain America: Civil War (2016) and The Ghost and the Darkness (1996).

King T'Chaka

2 films

  • Captain America: Civil War (2016)
  • Black Panther (2018)

68. Brie Larson

Actress | Room

Brie Larson has built an impressive career as an acclaimed television actress, rising feature film star and emerging recording artist. A native of Sacramento, Brie started studying drama at the early age of 6, as the youngest student ever to attend the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco...

Captain Marvel / Carol Danvers

2 films

  • Captain Marvel (2019)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)

69. Zachary Levi

Actor | Shazam!

The middle child between two sisters, Zachary Levi was born as Zachary Levi Pugh on September 29, 1980 in Lake Charles, Louisiana, to Susan (Hoctor) and Darrell Alton Pugh. He uses his middle name as his stage surname because his birth name, "Pugh", which is of Welsh origin, sounds too much like "...

Fandral

2 films

  • Thor: The Dark World (2013)
  • Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

70. Ross Marquand

Actor | The Walking Dead

Ross Marquand is an American actor native to Denver. Upon receiving his BFA in Theatre from the University of Colorado he moved to Los Angeles and quickly garnered attention in various film and television projects.

After portraying the late Paul Newman on "Mad Men," Marquand went on to land perhaps ...

Red Skull

2 films

  • Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)

71. Callan Mulvey

Actor | Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Callan Mulvey is one of Australia's leading actors. Callan is best known for his leading roles in the television series Rush, Bikie Wars: Brothers in Arms and Underbelly, as well as Darren Ashton's feature film Thunderstruck. Callan first graced Australian screens in the hugely successful series ...

Jack Rollins

2 films

  • Captain America: Winter Soldier (2014)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)

72. Terry Notary

Actor | Kong: Skull Island

TERRY NOTARY began taking gymnastics class at the age of eight and by the time he graduated high school was the top collegiate pick with athletic scholarships to Berkeley, West Point, Stanford and UCLA. While at UCLA, Notary was a four-time NCAA All American and captain of the gymnastics team. Upon...

Cull Obsidian / Teen Groot

2 films

  • Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)

73. Lee Pace

Actor | Guardians of the Galaxy

One of the most versatile actors working in Hollywood today, Lee Pace has established himself as a powerful leading man, consistently delivering compelling performances in film, television, and on stage.

Pace will next be seen in the highly anticipated Apple TV+ series FOUNDATION. Scheduled for a ...

Ronan the Accuser

2 films

  • Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
  • Captain Marvel (2019)

74. Randall Park

Actor | WandaVision

Randall Park is an American actor, comedian, writer, and director. He was born in Los Angeles, California, to Korean parents, and graduated from the Humanities Magnet Program at Hamilton High School. Park went on to receive a Bachelor's degree in English and Creative Writing and a Master's degree ...

Jimmy Woo

1 film

  • Ant-Man and The Wasp (2018)


1 miniseries
  • WandaVision (2021)

75. Michael Peña

Actor | American Hustle

Michael Peña was born and raised in Chicago, to Nicolasa, a social worker, and Eleuterio Peña, who worked at a button factory. His parents were originally from Mexico. After graduating from high school, he went to an open casting call for the Peter Bogdanovich feature To Sir, with Love II (1996), ...

Luis

2 films

  • Ant-Man (2015)
  • Ant-Man and The Wasp (2018)

76. Michelle Pfeiffer

Actress | What Lies Beneath

Michelle Pfeiffer was born in Santa Ana, California to Dick and Donna Pfeiffer. She has an older brother and two younger sisters - Dedee Pfeiffer, and Lori Pfeiffer, who both dabbled in acting and modeling but decided against making it their lives' work. She graduated from Fountain Valley High ...

Janet Van Dyne

2 films

  • Ant-Man and The Wasp (2018)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)

77. Robert Redford

Actor | The Natural

Born on August 18, 1936, in Santa Monica, California, to Charles Robert Redford, an accountant for Standard Oil, and Martha Redford, who died in 1955, the year he graduated high school, Charles Robert Redford Jr. was a scrappy kid who stole hubcaps in high school and lost his college baseball ...

Alexander Pierce

2 films

  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)

78. Michael Rooker

Actor | Guardians of the Galaxy

Michael Rooker was born on April 6, 1955 in Jasper, Alabama. When he was thirteen, his parents divorced and he went with his mother to live in Chicago. He caught the acting bug while attending college, and began appearing in local stage productions. On first breaking into film, his intensity and "...

Yondu Udonta

2 films

  • Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)

79. Abby Ryder Fortson

Actress | Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret

Abby Ryder Fortson was recently named one of The Hollywood Reporter's "Top 30 Stars Under the Age of 18." She also recently re-teamed with famed director Mark Romanek starring in the pilot episode of the Amazon Prime series, Tales from the Loop (2020) , opposite Rebecca Hall. Abby's performance ...

Cassie Lang

2 films

  • Ant-Man (2015)
  • Ant-Man and The Wasp (2018)

80. Andy Serkis

Actor | War for the Planet of the Apes

English film actor, director and author Andy Serkis is known for his performance capture roles comprising motion capture acting, animation and voice work for such computer-generated characters as Gollum in The Lord of the Rings film trilogy (2001-2003) and The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012), ...

Ulysses Klaue

2 films

  • Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
  • Black Panther (2018)

81. Garry Shandling

Writer | The Larry Sanders Show

Garry Shandling was born on November 29, 1949 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Garry Emmanuel Shandling. He was a writer and actor, known for The Larry Sanders Show (1992), It's Garry Shandling's Show. (1986) and Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014). He died on March 24, 2016 in Los Angeles, ...

Senator Stern

2 films

  • Iron Man 2 (2010)
  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

82. Michael James Shaw

Actor | Avengers: Endgame

Michael James Shaw is an actor and writer, known for Avengers: Endgame (2019), Avengers: Infinity War (2018) and Limitless (2015).

Corvus Glaive

2 films

  • Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)

83. Ty Simpkins

Actor | Jurassic World

At his young age, Ty Simpkins has proudly accomplished more than most in the world of entertainment - he has starred in two of the biggest blockbusters of all time. Simpkins can be seen opposite Bryce Dallas Howard and Chris Pratt in Universal's dinosaur box office monster hit Jurassic World. Prior...

Harley Keener

2 films

  • Iron Man 3 (2013)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)

84. Tilda Swinton

Actress | We Need to Talk About Kevin

The iconoclastic gifts of the highly striking and ferociously talented actress Tilda Swinton have been appreciated by art house crowds and international audiences alike. After her stunning Oscar-winning turn as a high-powered corporate attorney in the George Clooney starring and critically-lauded ...

The Ancient One

2 films

  • Doctor Strange (2016)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)

85. Tessa Thompson

Actress | Creed

The actress Tessa Lynn Thompson was born on October 3, 1983 in Los Angeles, California. She is the daughter of singer-songwriter Marc Anthony Thompson and the granddaughter of actor-musician Bobby Ramos. She was raised in Los Angeles before moving to Brooklyn, New York. Her father is of ...

Valkyrie

2 films

  • Thor: Ragnarok (2017)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)

86. T.I.

Actor | Ant-Man

T.I. was born Clifford Joseph Harris, Jr. on September 25, 1980, in Atlanta, Georgia, to Violeta Morgan and Clifford "Buddy" Harris, Sr. He is also known as T.I.P. and "Rubberband Man". T.I. is from the streets of Westside Bankhead Zone 1 in Atlanta. His original stage name, T.I.P., it stems from ...

Dave

2 films

  • Ant-Man (2015)
  • Ant-Man and The Wasp (2018)

87. Tom Vaughan-Lawlor

Actor | Avengers: Infinity War

Tom Vaughan-Lawlor was born in 1977 in Dublin, Ireland. He is an actor, known for Avengers: Infinity War (2018), Avengers: Endgame (2019) and The Infiltrator (2016). He has been married to Claire Cox since September 5, 2010. They have one child.

Ebony Maw

2 films

  • Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)

88. Zendaya

Actress | Spider-Man: Homecoming

Zendaya (which means "to give thanks" in the language of Shona) is an American actress and singer born in Oakland, California. She began her career appearing as a child model working for Macy's, Mervyns and Old Navy. She was a backup dancer before gaining prominence for her role as Rocky Blue on ...

Michelle "MJ" Jones

2 films

  • Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)
  • Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019)

89. Taika Waititi

Actor | What We Do in the Shadows

Taika Waititi, also known as Taika Cohen, hails from the Raukokore region of the East Coast of New Zealand, and is the son of Robin (Cohen), a teacher, and Taika Waiti, an artist and farmer. His father is Maori (Te-Whanau-a-Apanui), and his mother is of Ashkenazi Jewish, Irish, Scottish, and ...

Korg

2 films

  • Thor: Ragnarok (2017)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)

90. Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje

Actor | Farming

Born and raised in London, England, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje began his career as a model in Milan. He graduated with a masters degree in Law from London's prestigious Kings College, before moving to Los Angeles to make the transition to acting. Fluent in several languages, including English, ...

Algrim / Kurse

1 film

  • Thor: The Dark World (2013)

91. Annette Bening

Actress | American Beauty

Annette Carol Bening was born on May 29, 1958 in Topeka, Kansas, the youngest of four children of Shirley (Ashley), a soloist and church singer, and Arnett Grant Bening, an insurance salesman. She is of German and British Isles ancestry. Her family moved to California when she was young, and she ...

Mar-Vell / Dr. Wendy Lawson

1 film

  • Captain Marvel (2019)

92. Cate Blanchett

Actress | Carol

Cate Blanchett was born on May 14, 1969 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, to June (Gamble), an Australian teacher and property developer, and Robert DeWitt Blanchett, Jr., an American advertising executive, originally from Texas. She has an older brother and a younger sister. When she was ten ...

Hela

1 film

  • Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

93. Benjamin Bratt

Actor | Miss Congeniality

The middle of five children, Bratt hails from a close-knit family. His mother, an indigenous Quechua Peruvian from Lima, moved to the U.S. at age 14. He grew up in San Francisco. He is known for his roles in the films Traffic (2000), Miss Congeniality (2000), and Despicable Me 2 (2013). He is ...

Jonathan Pangborn

1 film

  • Doctor Strange (2016)

94. Jeff Bridges

Actor | The Big Lebowski

Jeffrey Leon Bridges was born on December 4, 1949 in Los Angeles, California, the son of well-known film and TV star Lloyd Bridges and his long-time wife Dorothy Dean Bridges (née Simpson). He grew up amid the happening Hollywood scene with big brother Beau Bridges. Both boys popped up, without ...

Obadiah Stane

1 film

  • Iron Man (2008)

95. Sterling K. Brown

Actor | Black Panther

Emmy Award-winning actor Sterling K. Brown stars in NBC's Emmy and Golden Globe nominated drama series THIS IS US. For his role as Randall Pearson, Brown won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, as well as a Golden Globe, becoming the first African American actor to win his ...

N'Jobu

1 film

  • Black Panther (2018)

96. Gemma Chan

Actress | Eternals

Gemma Chan (born 29 November 1982) is a British film, television, and theatre actress and former fashion model. She played Charlotte in season four of the Showtime and ITV2 series Secret Diary of a Call Girl (2007); Ruth in Channel 4's Fresh Meat (2011); Mia Bennett in Doctor Who: The Waters of Mars...

Minn-Erva

1 film

  • Captain Marvel (2019)

97. Glenn Close

Actress | Fatal Attraction

Eight time Academy Award-nominated actress Glenn Close was born and raised in Greenwich, Connecticut. She is the daughter of Bettine (Moore) and William Taliaferro Close (William Close), a prominent doctor. Both of her parents were from upper-class northeastern families.

Glenn was a noted Broadway ...

Nova Prime

1 film

  • Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

98. Carrie Coon

Actress | Gone Girl

Originally from Copley, OH, Carrie Coon is a Chicago-based theatre, television and film actress. She received a BA in English and Spanish from the University of Mount Union, followed by her MFA in Acting at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Coon was nominated for a Tony Award in the Best ...

Proxima Midnight

1 film

  • Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

99. Dominic Cooper

Actor | The Devil's Double

Dominic Edward Cooper was born and raised in Greenwich, London, England. His mother, Julie (Heron), is a nursery school teacher and a keen theater-goer. His father, Brian Cooper, is an auctioneer. They divorced when Dominic was age 5. His maternal great-grandfather was film enthusiast E.T. Heron, ...

Howard Stark

1 film

  • Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)

100. Tyne Daly

Actress | Judging Amy

Tyne Daly was born on February 21, 1946 in Madison, Wisconsin, USA as Ellen Tyne Daly. She is an actress, known for Judging Amy (1999), Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) and Cagney & Lacey (1981). She was previously married to Georg Stanford Brown.

Anne Marie Hoag

1 film

  • Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)



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