The Stars of the Marvel Cinematic Universe

by josiahcoulter | created - 11 Oct 2016 | updated - 28 Nov 2016 | Public

No other film series has a cast this impressive.

1. 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 ...

Portrays Iron Man / Tony Stark in "Iron Man", "The Incredible Hulk", "Iron Man 2", "The Avengers", "Iron Man 3", "Avengers: Age of Ultron", "Captain America: Civil War", "Spider-Man: Homecoming", and "Avengers: Infinity War".

Other prominent roles: Charlie Chaplin in "Chaplin", Kirk Lazarus in "Tropic Thunder", and Sherlock Holmes in "Sherlock Holmes" and "Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows".

2. Terrence Howard

Actor | Hustle & Flow

Terrence Howard was born in Chicago, Illinois, to Anita Jeanine Williams (née Hawkins) and Tyrone Howard. He was raised in Cleveland, Ohio. His love for acting came naturally, through summers spent with his great-grandmother, New York stage actress Minnie Gentry. He later began his acting career ...

Portrays James "Rhodey" Rhodes in "Iron Man".

Other prominent roles: Cameron Thayer in "Crash", Djay in "Hustle & Flow", and Lucious Lyon in "Empire".

3. 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 ...

Portrays Iron Monger / Obadiah Stane in "Iron Man".

Other prominent roles: Kevin Flynn in "Tron" and "Tron: Legacy", The Dude in "The Big Lebowski", Charles S. Howard in "Seabiscuit", Otis Blake in "Crazy Heart", and Rooster Cogburn in "True Grit".

4. Shaun Toub

Actor | Tehran

Shaun Toub was born in Tehran, Iran, to a Persian Jewish family. He was raised in Manchester, England. At the age of 14, he moved to Switzerland and after a two-year stay, he crossed the Atlantic to Nashua, New Hampshire, to finish his last year of high school. After two years of college in ...

Portrays Ho Yinsen in "Iron Man" and "Iron Man 3".

Other prominent roles: "Farhad" in Crash", Rahim Khan in "The Kite Runner", and Majid Javadi in "Homeland".

5. 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 ...

Portrays Pepper Potts in "Iron Man", "Iron Man 2", "The Avengers", and "Iron Man 3".

Other prominent roles: Tracy Mills in "Seven", Viola De Lesseps in "Shakespeare in Love", and Holly Holliday in "Glee".

6. Faran Tahir

Actor | Iron Man

Faran Haroon Tahir was born in Los Angeles, California while his parents were studying acting and directing at UCLA Theatre Department. He comes from a theatre family well-known in Pakistan and India. Both his parents are actors, directors and writers in Pakistan. Faran moved back to Los Angeles, ...

Portrays Raza in "Iron Man".

Other prominent roles: Captain Robau in "Star Trek", The Commander in "Supergirl", and Rhys Bashir in "American Crime".

7. 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), ...

Voices J.A.R.V.I.S. in "Iron Man", "Iron Man 2", "The Avengers", "Iron Man 3", and "Avengers: Age of Ultron", and portrays Vision in "Avengers: Age of Ultron", "Captain America: Civil War", and "Avengers: Infinity War".

Other prominent roles: Geoffrey Chaucer in "A Knight's Tale", Charles Herman in "A Beautiful Mind", and Silas in "The Da Vinci Code".

8. 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 (...

Portrays Christine Everhart in "Iron Man", "Iron Man 2", and "WHiH Newsfront".

Other prominent roles: Brooke McQueen in "Popular", Carley Bobby in "Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby", and Sarah Lowell in "Law Abiding Citizen".

9. 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).

Portrays Phil Coulson in "Iron Man", "Iron Man 2", "Thor", "Marvel One-Shot: The Consultant", "Marvel One-Shot: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Thor's Hammer", "The Avengers", and "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.".

Other prominent roles: FBI Special Agent Michael Casper in "The West Wing", Cam in "Will & Grace", and Richard Campbell in "The New Adventures of Old Christine".

10. 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), ...

Portrays Nick Fury in "Iron Man", "Iron Man 2", "Thor", "Captain America: The First Avenger", "The Avengers", "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.", "Captain America: The Winter Soldier", "Avengers: Age of Ultron", and "Avengers: Infinity War".

Other prominent roles: John Raymond Arnold in "Jurassic Park", Jules Winnfield in "Pulp Fiction", Zeus Carver in "Die Hard with a Vengeance", Mace Windu in "Star Wars Episodes I-III", Stephen in "Django Unchained", and Richmond Valentine in "Kingsman: The Secret Service".

11. 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 ...

Portrays Happy Hogan in "Iron Man", "Iron Man 2", "Iron Man 3", and "Spider-Man: Homecoming".

Other prominent roles: Director of "Elf", "Iron Man", "Iron Man 2", "Chef", and "The Jungle Book".

12. Sayed Badreya

Actor | Iron Man

Egyptian-born filmmaker and actor, Sayed Badreya, realized a childhood dream by winning roles in major Hollywood films such as Iron Man, The Insider, Three Kings, and Independence Day. He's also a renowned advocate for human rights and enriching the American culture through films and television. ...

Portrays Abu Bakar in "Iron Man".

Other prominent roles: Sayid's Father in "Lost", and Omar in "The Dictator".

13. Edward Norton

Actor | Motherless Brooklyn

American actor, filmmaker and activist Edward Harrison Norton was born on August 18, 1969, in Boston, Massachusetts, and was raised in Columbia, Maryland.

His mother, Lydia Robinson "Robin" (Rouse), was a foundation executive and teacher of English, and a daughter of famed real estate developer ...

Portrays Hulk / Bruce Banner in "The Incredible Hulk".

Other prominent roles: Aaron Stampler in "Primal Fear", The Narrator in "Fight Club", and Mike Shiner in "Birdman".

14. Lou Ferrigno

Actor | The Incredible Hulk

An internationally famous and well respected bodybuilder / actor, Lou Ferrigno first appeared on TV screens in 1977 as the musclebound title character of The Incredible Hulk (1977), the alter ego of meek scientist David Banner. Ferrigno was born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1951 and as a child ...

Voices Hulk in "The Incredible Hulk", "The Avengers", "Avengers: Age of Ultron", and "Thor: Ragnarok", and portrays Security Guard in "The Incredible Hulk".

Other prominent roles: Hulk in the 1970s "The Incredible Hulk" TV series and its spin-off TV films, Hercules in "Hercules" and "The Adventures of Hercules", and Sinbad in "Sinbad of the Seven Seas".

15. Liv Tyler

Actress | The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Liv Tyler is an actress of international renown and has been a familiar face on our screens for over two decades and counting. She began modelling at the age of fourteen before pursuing a career in acting. After making her film debut in Bruce Beresford's Silent Fall, she was cast by fledgling ...

Portrays Betty Ross in "The Incredible Hulk".

Other prominent roles: Lucy Harmon in "Stealing Beauty", Grace Stamper in "Armageddon", and Arwen in "The Lords of the Rings" films.

16. Tim Roth

Actor | Rob Roy

Often mistaken for an American because of his skill at imitating accents, actor Tim Roth was born Timothy Simon Roth on May 14, 1961 in Lambeth, London, England. His mother, Ann, was a teacher and landscape painter. His father, Ernie, was a journalist who had changed the family name from "Smith" to ...

Portrays Abomination / Emil Blonsky in "The Incredible Hulk".

Other prominent roles: Ringo in "Pulp Fiction", Archibald Cunningham in "Rob Roy", Thade in "Planet of the Apes", and the director of "The War Zone".

17. Tim Blake Nelson

Actor | O Brother, Where Art Thou?

Tim Blake Nelson was born on May 11, 1964 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA. He is an actor and director, known for O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000), The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018) and Leaves of Grass (2009). He has been married to Lisa Benavides-Nelson since June 12, 1994. They have three children.

Portrays Samuel Sterns in "The Incredible Hulk".

Other prominent roles: Delmar O'Donnell in "O Brother, Where Art Thou?", Dr. Kiowa "Mom" Pedanski in "Holes", and Richard Schell in "Lincoln".

18. Ty Burrell

Actor | Modern Family

Tyler Gerald Burrell was born on August 22, 1967 in Grants Pass, Oregon, where his family owned a business. He is the son of Sheri Rose (Hauck), a teacher, and Gary Gerald Burrell, a family therapist, and is primarily of English and German ancestry. He earned a BA from Southern Oregon University ...

Portrays Leonard Samson in "The Incredible Hulk".

Other prominent roles: Phil Dunphy in "Modern Family", Jean Pierre Napoleon in "Muppets Most Wanted", and Bailey in "Finding Dory".

19. 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 ...

Portrays Thaddeus "Thunderbolt" Ross in "The Incredible Hulk" and "Captain America: Civil War".

Other prominent roles: Luis Alberto Molina in "Kiss of the Spider Woman", James Leeds in "Children of a Lesser God", Richie Cusack in "A History of Violence", and Walt McCandless in "Into the Wild".

20. 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...

Portrays War Machine / Iron Patriot / James "Rhodey" Rhodes in "Iron Man 2", "Iron Man 3", "Avengers: Age of Ultron", and "Captain America: Civil War".

Other prominent roles: Basher Tarr in "Ocean's Eleven", "Ocean's Twelve", and "Ocean's Thirteen", Paul Rusesabagina in "Hotel Rwanda", Graham Waters in "Crash", and Marty Kaan in "House of Lies".

21. Scarlett Johansson

Actress | Her

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, ...

Portrays Black Widow / Natasha Romanoff in "Iron Man 2", "The Avengers", "Captain America: The Winter Soldier", "Avengers: Age of Ultron", "Captain America: Civil War", and "Avengers: Infinity War".

Other prominent roles: Charlotte in "Lost in Translation", Samantha in "Her", Lucy in "Lucy", and Kaa in "The Jungle Book".

22. Sam Rockwell

Actor | Moon

Sam Rockwell was born on November 5, 1968, in San Mateo, California, the only child of two actors, Pete Rockwell and Penny Hess. The family moved to New York when he was two years old, living first in the Bronx and later in Manhattan. When Sam was five years old, his parents separated, at which ...

Portrays Justin Hammer in "Iron Man 2" and "Marvel One-Shot: All Hail the King".

Other prominent roles: Sam Bell in "Moon", Kenneth Waters in "Conviction", and Owen in "The Way, Way Back".

23. Mickey Rourke

Actor | Sin City

Mickey Rourke was born Phillip Andre Rourke, Jr. on September 16, 1952, in Schenectady, New York, the son of Annette (Cameron) and Phillip Andre Rourke. His father was of Irish and German descent, and his mother was of French-Canadian, English, and German ancestry. When he was six years old, his ...

Portrays Whiplash / Ivan Vanko in "Iron Man 2".

Other prominent roles: Robert 'Boogie' Sheftell in "Diner", Marv in "Sin City" and "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For", and Randy "Ram" Robinson in "The Wrestler".

24. 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 ...

Portrays Howard Stark in "Iron Man 2", "Ant-Man", and "Captain America: Civil War".

Other prominent roles: Al Kahn in "Homeland", Roger Sterling in "Mad Men", and Ben Bradlee, Jr. in "Spotlight".

25. 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, ...

Portrays Senator Stern in "Iron Man 2" and "Captain America: The Winter Soldier".

Other prominent roles: Garry Shandling in "It's Garry Shandling's Show", Larry Sanders in "The Larry Sanders Show", and Harold Anderson in "What Planet Are You From?"

26. Evgeniy Lazarev

Actor | Iron Man 2

Evgeniy Lazarev was born on March 31, 1937 in Minsk, Byelorussian SSR, USSR as Evgeniy Nikolaevitch Lazarev. He is known for his work on Iron Man 2 (2010), The Sum of All Fears (2002) and Duplex (2003). He was married to Akhmatova Obrucheva. He died on November 18, 2016 in Krasnogorsk, ...

Portrays Anton Vanko in "Iron Man 2".

Other prominent roles: President Karpov in "The Saint", Dr. Kreshnik in "Alias", and General Dmitri in "Lord of War".

27. Olivia Munn

Actress | The Newsroom

Lisa Olivia Munn was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Her mother, Kimberly Schmid, lived in Vietnam, and is of Chinese ancestry, while her father, Winston Barrett Munn, is from a family with deep roots in the American South. Olivia's parents divorced when she was two years old, and she was raised ...

Portrays Chess Roberts in "Iron Man 2".

Other prominent roles: Co-host on "Attack of the Show!", Correspondent on "The Daily Show", and Psylocke/Betsy Braddock in "X-Men: Apocalypse".

28. Kate Mara

Actress | Fantastic Four

Kate Mara is an American actress. She starred in the Netflix political drama House of Cards (2013) as Zoe Barnes and appeared in the Fox TV series 24 (2001) as computer analyst Shari Rothenberg. She appeared in Brokeback Mountain (2005), We Are Marshall (2006), Shooter (2007), Transsiberian (2008), ...

Portrays U.S. Marshal in "Iron Man 2".

Other prominent roles: Alma Del Mar Jr in "Brokeback Mountain", Kristi Moore in "127 Hours", and Invisible Woman/Sue Storm in "Fantastic Four".

29. 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)...

Portrays Thor in "Thor", "The Avengers", "Thor: The Dark World", "Avengers: Age of Ultron", "Doctor Strange", "Thor: Ragnarok", and "Avengers: Infinity War".

Other prominent roles: George Kirk in "Star Trek", The Huntsman in "Snow White and the Huntsman" and "The Huntsman: Winter's War", and Kevin in "Ghostbusters".

30. 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...

Portrays Jane Foster in "Thor" and "Thor: The Dark World".

Other prominent roles: Padme Amidala in "Star Wars Episodes I-III", Alice in "Closer", Evey Hammond in "V for Vendetta", and Nina Sayers in "Black Swan".

31. 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 ...

Portrays Loki in "Thor", "The Avengers", "Thor: The Dark World", "Thor: Ragnarok", and "Avengers: Infinity War".

Other prominent roles: F. Scott Fitzgerald in "Midnight in Paris", Captain Nicholls in "War Horse", and Captain James Conrad in "Kong: Skull Island".

32. 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...

Portrays Erik Selvig "Thor", "The Avengers", "Thor: The Dark World", and "Avengers: Age of Ultron".

Other prominent roles: Prof. Gerald Lambeau in "Good Will Hunting", Bootstrap Bill Turner in "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men's Chest", and "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End", and Bill Anderson in "Mamma Mia!".

33. Colm Feore

Actor | Chicago

Colm Feore was born on August 22, 1958 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Chicago (2002), The Chronicles of Riddick (2004) and Thor (2011). He has been married to Donna Feore since August 8, 1994. They have two children. He was previously married to Sidonie Boll.

Portrays Laufey in "Thor".

Other prominent roles: Adm. Husband E. Kimmel in "Pearl Harbor", Lord Marshal Zhylaw in "The Chronicles of Riddick", and Donald Menken in "The Amazing Spider-Man 2".

34. 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 ...

Portrays Volstagg in "Thor", "Thor: The Dark World", and "Thor: Ragnarok".

Other prominent roles: Titus Pullo in "Rome", The Punisher/Frank Castle in "The Punisher: War Zone", and Marcus Eaton in "The Divergent Series".

35. 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...

Portrays Heimdall in "Thor", "Thor: The Dark World", "Avengers: Age of Ultron", and "Thor: Ragnarok".

Other prominent roles: Russell 'Stringer' Bell in "The Wire", Captain Janek in "Prometheus", Nelson Mandela in "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom", Shere Khan in "The Jungle Book", and Krall in "Star Trek Beyond".

36. 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 ...

Portrays Darcy Lewis in "Thor" and "Thor: The Dark World".

Other prominent roles: Mona in "The House Bunny", Norah Silverberg in "Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist", and Max Black in "2 Broke Girls".

37. 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 ...

Portrays Frigga in "Thor" and "Thor: The Dark World".

Other prominent roles: Lorna Cole in "Lethal Weapon 3" and "Lethal Weapon 4", Nina Romina in "Nightcrawler", and Fiona in "The Intern".

38. 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, ...

Portrays Odin in "Thor", "Thor: The Dark World", and "Thor: Ragnarok".

Other prominent roles: Hannibal Lecter in "The Silence of the Lambs", "Hannibal", and "Red Dragon", Richard Nixon in "Nixon", Zorro in "The Mask of Zorro", and The Narrator in "How the Grinch Stole Christmas".

39. 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 (...

Portrays Hogun in "Thor", "Thor: The Dark World", and "Thor: Ragnarok".

Other prominent roles: Captain Yugi Nagata in "Battleship", and Lord Kira Yoshinaka in "47 Ronin".

40. Josh Dallas

Actor | Thor

Josh Dallas was born in Louisville Kentucky. At the age of sixteen, Josh received the Sarah Exley Scholarship, a full ride scholarship given to one American student every three years to study acting at the prestigious "Mountview Conservatoire for the Performing Arts" in London, England. As an actor...

Portrays Fandral in "Thor".

Other prominent roles: Prince Charming/David Nolan in "Once Upon a Time".

41. 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 ...

Portrays Lady Sif in "Thor", "Thor: The Dark World", and "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.".

Other prominent roles: Jessi Hollander in "Kyle XY", and Jane Doe in "Blindspot".

42. 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 ...

Portrays Jasper Sitwell in "Marvel One-Shot: The Consultant", "The Avengers", "Marvel One-Shot: Item 47", "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.", and "Captain America: The Winter Soldier".

Other prominent roles: Chris Amador in "The Americans", Doc Rios in "The Last Ship", and Silvio in "Sicario".

43. 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...

Portrays Hawkeye / Clint Barton in "Thor", "The Avengers", "Avengers: Age of Ultron", "Captain America: Civil War", and "Avengers: Infinity War".

Other prominent roles: William James in "The Hurt Locker", James 'Jem' Coughlin in "The Town", William Brandt in "Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol" and "Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation", Aaron Cross in "The Bourne Legacy", and Carmine Polito in "American Hustle".

44. 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. ...

Portrays Captain America / Steve Rogers in "Captain America: The First Avenger", "The Avengers", "Captain America: The Winter Soldier", "Avengers: Age of Ultron", "Ant-Man", "Captain America: Civil War", and "Avengers: Infinity War".

Other prominent roles: Jake Wyler in "Not Another Teen Movie", Johnny Storm/Human Torch in "Fantastic Four" and "Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer", and Curtis Everett in "Snowpiercer".

45. Tommy Lee Jones

Actor | The Fugitive

Tommy Lee Jones was born in San Saba, Texas, the son of Lucille Marie (Scott), a police officer and beauty shop owner, and Clyde C. Jones, who worked on oil fields. Tommy himself worked in underwater construction and on an oil rig. He attended St. Mark's School of Texas, a prestigious prep school ...

Portrays Chester Phillips in "Captain America: The First Avenger".

Other prominent roles: Samuel Gerard in "The Fugitive", Harvey Dent/Two-Face in "Batman Forever", Kevin Brown/Agent K in the "Men in Black" series, Ed Tom Bell in "No Country for Old Men", and Thaddeus Stevens in "Lincoln".

46. Hugo Weaving

Actor | The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Hugo Wallace Weaving was born on April 4, 1960 in Nigeria, to English parents Anne (Lennard), a tour guide and teacher, and Wallace Weaving, a seismologist. Hugo has an older brother, Simon, and a younger sister, Anna, who both also live and work in Australia. During his early childhood, the ...

Portrays Red Skull/Johann Schmidt in "Captain America: The First Avenger".

Other prominent roles: Agent Smith in "The Matrix" films, Elrond in "The Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit" films, V in "V for Vendetta", and Megatron in the "Transformers" series.

47. 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 ...

Portrays Agent Peggy Carter in "Captain America: The First Avenger", "Marvel One-Shot: Agent Carter", "Captain America: The Winter Soldier", "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.", "Agent Carter", "Avengers: Age of Ultron", and "Ant-Man".

Other prominent roles: Elizabeth 'Bess' Foster in "The Duchess", Aliena in "The Pillars of the Earth", and Mother in "Cinderella".

48. 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 ...

Portrays Winter Soldier/Bucky Barnes in "Captain America: The First Avenger", "Captain America: The Winter Soldier", "Ant-Man", "Captain America: Civil War", and "Avengers: Infinity War".

Other prominent roles: The Mad Hatter/Jefferson in "Once Upon a Time", T.J. Hammond in "Political Animals", and Dr. Chris Beck in "The Martian".

49. 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, ...

Portrays Howard Stark in "Captain America: The First Avenger", "Marvel One-Shot: Agent Carter", and "Agent Carter".

Other prominent roles: Charles Grey in "The Duchess", Sky in "Mamma Mia!", and Jesse Custer in "Preacher".

50. Neal McDonough

Actor | Minority Report

Multi-talented and award-winning actor Neal McDonough can be seen in a multitude of stellar productions in 2019. In addition to just wrapping his second season on "Project Blue Book", he also gave a lightning rod performance in Paramount Networks' "Yellowstone" opposite Kevin Costner.

He can also ...

Portrays Dum Dum Dugan in "Captain America: The First Avenger", "Marvel One-Shot: Agent Carter", "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.", and "Agent Carter".

Other prominent roles: Lynn 'Buck' Compton in "Band of Brothers", Gordon 'Fletch' Fletcher in "Minority Report", and Damien Darhk in "Arrow", "The Flash", and "DC's Legends of Tomorrow".

51. Derek Luke

Actor | Antwone Fisher

Derek Luke was born on April 24, 1974 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA. He is an actor, known for Antwone Fisher (2002), Glory Road (2006) and Captain America: The First Avenger (2011). He has been married to Sophia Adella Luke since April 4, 1999. They have one child.

Portrays Gabe Jones in "Captain America: The First Avenger".

Other prominent roles: Antwone 'Fish' Fisher in "Antwone Fisher", Bobby Joe Hill in "Glory Road", and Patrick Chamusso in "Catch a Fire".

52. Stanley Tucci

Actor | Big Night

Actor Stanley Tucci was born on November 11, 1960, in Peekskill, New York. He is the son of Joan (Tropiano), a writer, and Stanley Tucci, an art teacher. His family is Italian-American, with origins in Calabria.

Tucci took an interest in acting while in high school, and went on to attend the State ...

Portrays Abraham Erskine in "Captain America: The First Avenger".

Other prominent roles: Nigel in "The Devil Wears Prada", George Harvey in "The Lovely Bones", Caesar Flickerman in "The Hunger Games" series, Joshua Joyce in "Transformers: Age of Extinction", and Mitchell Garabedian in "Spotlight".

53. Kenneth Choi

Actor | The Wolf of Wall Street

Growing up in the suburbs of Chicago, Choi dreamed of becoming an actor. Against his family's wishes, Choi left college to pursue that dream. He literally ran away from home, cutting all ties with his family for 5 years to train and study before moving to Los Angeles. His dream became a reality as ...

Portrays Jim Morita in "Captain America: The First Avenger" and "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.", and Principal Morita in "Spider-Man: Homecoming".

Other prominent roles: Henry Lin in "Sons of Anarchy", Chester Ming in "The Wolf of Wall Street", and Judge Lance Ito in "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story".

Portrays Jacques Dernier in "Captain America: The First Avenger".

Other prominent roles: Arzel Pouliquen in "Sparrowhawk".

55. JJ Feild

Actor | Captain America: The First Avenger

JJ Feild was born on April 1, 1978 in Boulder, Colorado, USA as John Joseph Feild. He is an actor and producer, known for Captain America: The First Avenger (2011), Centurion (2010) and Austenland (2013).

Portrays James Montgomery-Falsworth in "Captain America: The First Avenger".

Other prominent roles: Tulse Luper in "The Tulse Luper Suitcases" series.

56. 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, ...

Portrays Arnim Zola in "Captain America: The First Avenger", "Captain America: The Winter Soldier", and "Agent Carter".

Other prominent roles: Dobby the House Elf in the "Harry Potter" series, The Dream Lord in "Doctor Who", Claudius Templesmith in "The Hunger Games" series, and Alfred Hitchcock in "The Girl".

57. Richard Armitage

Actor | The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Richard Crispin Armitage was born and raised in Leicester, England, to Margaret (Hendey), a secretary, and John Armitage, an engineer. He attended Pattison College in Binley Road, Coventry, where he discovered his love for acting. He took part in many theatre productions all over the UK, from ...

Portrays Heinz Kruger in "Captain America: The Winter Soldier".

Other prominent roles: Thorin Oakenshield in "The Hobbit" films, Francis Dolarhyde in "Hannibal", and King Oleron in "Alice Through the Looking Glass".

58. Natalie Dormer

Actress | Game of Thrones

Natalie Dormer born 11 February 1982 is an English actress. She is best known for her roles as Anne Boleyn on the Showtime series The Tudors (2007-10), as Margaery Tyrell on the HBO series Game of Thrones (2012-14), Irene Adler on the CBS series Elementary (2013-15), and as Cressida in the ...

Portrays Private Lorraine in "Captain America: The First Avenger".

Other prominent roles: Anne Boleyn in "The Tudors", Margaery Tyrell in "Game of Thrones", Irene Adler/Jamie Moriarty in "Elementary" and Cressida in "The Hunger Games" films.

59. Michael Brandon

Actor | Episodes

Michael Brandon was born on April 20, 1945 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Michael Feldman. He is an actor and director, known for Episodes (2011), Captain America: The First Avenger (2011) and Four Flies on Grey Velvet (1971). He has been married to Glynis Barber since November 18, 1989. They have ...

Portrays Senator Brandt in "Captain America: The First Avenger".

Other prominent roles: Arlen Marshall in "Dynasty: The Reunion", Narrator in "Thomas & Friends", and General Sanchez in "Doctor Who".

Portrays Sergeant Duffy in "Captain America: The First Avenger", and "Captain America: The Winter Soldier".

Other prominent roles: German Soldier in "Band of Brothers", Court Jester in "Maleficent", and Ben in "True Heart".

61. 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 ...

Portrays Hulk / Bruce Banner in "The Avengers", "Iron Man 3", "Avengers: Age of Ultron", "Thor: Ragnarok", and "Avengers: Infinity War".

Other prominent roles: Paul Hatfield in "The Kids Are All Right", Dylan Rhodes in the "Now You See Me" films, Alexander 'Ned' Weeks in "The Normal Heart", Dave Schultz in "Foxcatcher", and Michael Rezendes in "Spotlight".

62. 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 ...

Portrays Maria Hill in "The Avengers", "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.", "Captain America: The Winter Soldier", and "Avengers: Age of Ultron".

Other prominent roles: Robin Scherbatsky in "How I Met Your Mother", Wonder Woman in "The LEGO Movie", and Susan Turner in "Jack Reacher: Never Go Back".

63. Alexis Denisof

Actor | The Avengers

Alexis Denisof was born on February 25, 1966 in Salisbury, Maryland, USA. He is an actor, known for The Avengers (2012), Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) and Angel (1999). He has been married to Alyson Hannigan since October 11, 2003. They have two children.

Portrays The Other in "The Avengers" and "Guardians of the Galaxy".

Other prominent roles: Wesley Wyndam-Pryce in "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and "Angel".

64. Powers Boothe

Actor | The Avengers

Incisive, gravelly-voiced screen tough guy Powers Boothe was born on June 1, 1948 in Snyder, Texas, a sharecropper's son. Used to hard physical work "chopping cotton" as a youngster, he went on to become the first member of his family to attend university. He then proceeded to study acting via a ...

Portrays Gideon Malick in "The Avengers" and "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.".

Other prominent roles: Alexander Haig in "Nixon", Senator Roark in "Sin City" and "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For", Cy Tolliver in "Deadwood", and Lamar Wyatt in "Nashville".

65. 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 ...

Portrays Councilwoman Hawley in "The Avengers" and "Captain America: The Winter Soldier".

Other prominent roles: Fritha in "The Snow Goose", Jill Mason in "Equus", and Nurse Alex Price in "An American Werewolf in London".

66. Enver Gjokaj

Actor | The Avengers

Enver Leif Gjokaj is an American film and television actor. He is known for his roles as Victor in Joss Whedon's science fiction television series Dollhouse and as Agent Daniel Sousa on Agent Carter (2015). Gjokaj was born in Orange County, California. His father is Albanian, and his mother is ...

Portrays Officer Saunders in "The Avengers" and Daniel Sousa in "Agent Carter".

Other prominent roles: Victor in "Dollhouse".

67. Jerzy Skolimowski

Actor | The Avengers

Born in Lódz, Poland, in 1938. Director, playwright, scriptwriter, and actor. Graduated in ethnology, literature and history from Warsaw University in 1959. Graduated from Lódz Film Academy in directing in 1962. Feature debut: _Identification Marks - None_ (Rysopis, 1964, scr., dir, act.), awarded ...

Portrays Georgi Luchkov in "The Avengers".

Other prominent roles: Dr. Zeigler in "Mars Attacks!", and Stepan in "Eastern Promises", and director of "Essential Killing".

68. Lizzy Caplan

Actress | Cloverfield

Actress Elizabeth Anne "Lizzy" Caplan was born in Los Angeles, California, to Barbara (Bragman), a political aide, and Richard Caplan, a lawyer. She has two older siblings, Julie and Benjamin, and was raised in a Jewish household. Her mother was a cousin of publicist Howard Bragman. Caplan was ...

Portrays Claire Wise in "Marvel One-Shot: Item 47".

Other prominent roles: Marlena Diamond in "Cloverfield", April Drennan in "Hot Tub Time Machine", and Virginia Johnson in "Masters of Sex".

69. Jesse Bradford

Actor | Presumed Innocent

Jesse Bradford was born Jesse Bradford Watrouse in Norwalk, Connecticut. Both of his parents, Curtis Watrouse and Terry Porter, are actors who have appeared in many television commercials. Jesse has been acting almost constantly since his big debut in a Q-Tip commercial when he was an 8-month-old ...

Portrays Benjamin Pollack in "Marvel One-Shot: Item 47".

Other prominent roles: Balthasar in "Romeo + Juliet", Ryan Pierce in "The West Wing", and Rene Gagnon in "Flags of Our Fathers".

70. Titus Welliver

Actor | The Town

Titus Welliver was born on March 12, 1962 in New Haven, Connecticut. His father was a famous landscape painter, Neil Welliver. His mother was a fashion illustrator, Norma Cripps. He has three brothers, one was killed overseas. He was raised in Philadelphia and New York City, surrounded by poets and...

Portrays Felix Blake in "Marvel One-Shot: Item 47" and "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.".

Other prominent roles: Man in Black in "Lost", Jon Bates in "Argo", and Detective Hieronymus 'Harry' Bosch in "Bosch".

71. Guy Pearce

Actor | Memento

Guy Edward Pearce was born 5 October, 1967 in Cambridgeshire, England, UK to Margaret Anne and Stuart Graham Pearce. His father was born in Auckland, New Zealand, to English and Scottish parents, while Guy's mother is English. Pearce and his family initially traveled to Australia for two years, ...

Portrays Aldrich Killian in "Iron Man 3".

Other prominent roles: Leonard Shelby in "Memento", King Edward VIII in "The King's Speech", and Monty Beragon in "Mildred Pierce".

72. Rebecca Hall

Actress | Vicky Cristina Barcelona

Rebecca Hall was born in London, UK, the daughter of Peter Hall, a stage director and founder of the Royal Shakespeare Company, and Maria Ewing, an opera singer. Her father is English. Her mother, who is American, is of Dutch, Scottish, Sioux, and African American origin. Her parents separated when...

Portrays Maya Hansen in "Iron Man 3".

Other prominent roles: Sarah Borden in "The Prestige", Vicky in "Vicky Cristina Barcelona", and Claire Keesey in "The Town".

73. Stephanie Szostak

Actress | A Million Little Things

French-American actress, Stephanie Szostak (show-stack) never thought of becoming an actress. She left France after high school to study business and play varsity golf at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. Upon graduating college, Szostak landed a job in marketing at Chanel ...

Portrays Ellen Brandt in "Iron Man 3".

Other prominent roles: Jacqueline Follet in "The Devil Wears Prada", Katherine Mee in "We Bought a Zoo", and Julia Walker in "R.I.P.D.".

74. James Badge Dale

Actor | The Departed

James Badge Dale was born on May 1, 1978 in New York City, New York, USA as James Badgett Dale. He is an actor, known for The Departed (2006), 13 Hours (2016) and World War Z (2013).

Portrays Eric Savin in "Iron Man 3".

Other prominent roles: Barrigan in "The Departed", Captain Speke in "World War Z", and Tyrone S. 'Rone' Woods in "13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi".

75. Ben Kingsley

Actor | Sexy Beast

Ben Kingsley was born Krishna Bhanji on December 31, 1943 in Scarborough, Yorkshire, England. His father, Rahimtulla Harji Bhanji, was a Kenyan-born medical doctor, of Gujarati Indian descent, and his mother, Anna Lyna Mary (Goodman), was an English actress. Ben began to act in stage plays during ...

Portrays The Mandarin / Trevor Slattery in "Iron Man 3" and "Marvel One-Shot: All Hail the King".

Other prominent roles: Gandhi in "Gandhi", Itzhak Stern in "Schindler's List", Don Logan in "Sexy Beast", Massoud Behrani in "House of Sand and Fog", and Bagheera in "The Jungle Book".

76. William Sadler

Actor | Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey

William Thomas Sadler was born on April 13, 1950 in Buffalo, New York, to Jane and William Sadler. He began his acting career in New York theaters, appearing in more than 75 productions over the course of 12 years. His roles included that of Sgt. Merwin J. Toomey in Neil Simon's Tony Award winning ...

Portrays President Matthew Ellis in "Iron Man 3", "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.", and "WHiH Newsfront".

Other prominent roles: Heywood in "The Shawshank Redemption", Klaus Detterick in "The Green Mile", and Sheriff Jim Valenti in "Roswell".

77. Dale Dickey

Actress | Hell or High Water

Dale Dickey was born on September 29, 1961 in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA as Diana Dale Dickey. She is an actress, known for Hell or High Water (2016), Iron Man 3 (2013) and The Pledge (2001).

Portrays Mrs. Davis in "Iron Man 3".

Other prominent roles: Patty in "My Name is Earl", Merab in "Winter's Bone", and Martha Bozeman in "True Blood".

78. 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...

Portrays Harley Keener in "Iron Man 3".

Other prominent roles: Jude Cooper Bauer in "The Guiding Light", Dalton Lambert in the "Insidious" films, and Gray Mitchell in "Jurassic World".

79. Miguel Ferrer

Actor | Crossing Jordan

Miguel Ferrer was born on February 7, 1955 in Santa Monica, California, USA as Miguel José Ferrer. He was an actor and director, known for Crossing Jordan (2001), Traffic (2000) and Hot Shots! Part Deux (1993). He was married to Lori Weintraub and Leilani Sarelle. He died on January 19, 2017 in Los...

Portrays Vice President Rodriguez in "Iron Man 3".

Other prominent roles: Albert Rosenfield in "Twin Peaks", Shan Yu in "Mulan", and Dr. Garret Macy in "Crossing Jordan".

80. Xueqi Wang

Actor | Iron Man Three

Xueqi Wang was born on March 19, 1946 in Beijing, China. He is an actor and director, known for Iron Man 3 (2013), Bodyguards and Assassins (2009) and Warriors of Heaven and Earth (2003). He was previously married to Changning Sun.

Portrays Dr. Wu in "Iron Man 3".

Other prominent roles: Master An in "Warriors of Heaven and Earth", Tan Xinpei in "Forever Enthralled", and Li Yutang in "Bodyguards and Assassins".

81. Bingbing Fan

Actress | X-Men: Days of Future Past

Bingbing Fan was born 16 September 1981. She is a Chinese actress, television producer and pop singer.

Fan rose to fame in Asia in 1998-1999 with the mega-hit TV series My Fair Princess. In 2003, she starred in Cell Phone, which became the highest-grossing Chinese film of the year, winning a Hundred...

Portrays Wu Jiaqi in "Iron Man 3 [Chinese Version]".

Other prominent roles: Wu Yue in "Cell Phone", Nan Feng in "Buddha Mountain", and Blink/Clarice Ferguson in "X-Men: Days of Future Past".

82. Bradley Whitford

Actor | Get Out

Bradley Whitford's credits in film, television and theater include work with some of the most noted writers, directors and playwrights in the arts, and constitute a career worthy of a Juilliard-trained actor -- which he is. But stardom is something else altogether, and it remained elusive, at least...

Portrays John Flynn in "Marvel One-Shot: Agent Carter".

Other prominent roles: Josh Lyman in "The West Wing", Danny Tripp in "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip", and Marcy/Magnus Hirshfield in "Transparent".

83. Ming-Na Wen

Actress | Mulan

Ming-Na ("enlightenment") was born on the island of Macau, forty miles from Hong Kong. Her mother, Lin Chan Wen, divorced her father when Ming-Na was only a toddler. She has an older brother named Jonathan. After the divorce, they moved to Hong Kong where her mother became a nurse. There her mother...

Portrays Melinda May in "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.".

Other prominent roles: Chun-Li Zang in "Street Fighter", Dr. Jing-Mei "Deb" Chen in "ER", and Mulan in "Mulan".

84. Brett Dalton

Actor | Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Brett Patrick Dalton (born January 7, 1983) is an American actor. He is best known for playing Grant Ward in ABC's series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013). Dalton graduated in 2001 from Westmont High School in Campbell, California, where he became interested in acting after auditioning for a ...

Portrays Grant Ward and Hive in "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.".

Other prominent roles: Robert Todd Lincoln in "Killing Lincoln".

85. Chloe Bennet

Actress | Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Chloe Bennet is an American actress and singer. She is best known for ABC's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013).

Bennet was born Chloe Wang in Chicago, Illinois. Her father is Han Chinese and her mother is Caucasian American.

At 15, she moved to China to pursue a singing career under her birth name, Chloe ...

Portrays Quake / Daisy "Skye" Johnson in "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D."

Other prominent roles: Hailey in "Nashville", and Chase in "Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast".

86. Iain De Caestecker

Actor | Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Iain De Caestecker is a Scottish actor. He went to Hillhead Primary School and successfully completed an HND in Acting and Performance at Langside College.

He played the lead in two high-profile BBC series - BAFTA-winning The Fades and Young James Herriot (both 2011). The latter earned him a ...

Portrays Leo Fitz in "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D."

Other prominent roles: Adam in "Shell", Roddy in "Not Another Happy Ending", and Bones in "Lost River".

87. Elizabeth Henstridge

Actress | Wolves at the Door

Elizabeth Henstridge grew up in the northern city of Sheffield in England. Having gained a first at the University of Birmingham in Drama and Theatre Arts, Elizabeth went on to train at the prestigious East 15 Acting School in Loughton, Essex. Having graduated she has landed leading roles in ...

Portrays Jemma Simmons in "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.".

Other prominent roles: Eve in "Reach Me".

88. J. August Richards

Actor | Angel

Born in Washington, D.C., and raised in the Maryland suburb of Bladensburg, Richards discovered his love for acting at an early age and enrolled in a performing arts high school where he appeared in several plays a year. Academically confident and determined to move out to Los Angeles to pursue his...

Portrays Deathlok / Mike Peterson in "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.".

Other prominent roles: Charles Gunn in "Angel", Young Richard Webber in "Grey's Anatomy", and Mr. Blank in "Arrow".

89. Shannon Lucio

Actress | The O.C.

Shannon Lucio received her BA in theater from the University of Southern California. Shortly thereafter, she landed her breakout role on the Fox show "The O.C." Most recently, she reprised her character Caroline Compton on the last season of "True Blood." Past notable credits include "Fireflies in ...

Portrays Debbie in "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.".

Other prominent roles: Lindsay Garner in "The O.C.", Trishanne/Miriam Holtz in "Prison Break", and Patricia Lea in "Roots".

90. Ron Glass

Actor | Serenity

Ron Glass was born on July 10, 1945 in Evansville, Indiana, USA as Ronald Earle Glass. He was an actor and director, known for Serenity (2005), Lakeview Terrace (2008) and Firefly (2002). He died on November 25, 2016 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Portrays Dr. Streiten in "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.".

Other prominent roles: Detective Ron Harris in "Barney Miller", Randy Carmichael in "Rugrats" and "All Grown Up!", and Shepherd Derrial Book in "Firefly" and "Serenity".

91. Bob Stephenson

Actor | Fight Club

Bob Stephenson was born in sunny Camarillo, California, where he skateboarded, Boogie Boarded, played baseball and soccer, had a huge Lego collection, and watched loads of television. He was a latch-key kid to John Stephenson, a mechanical/civil engineer for the government, and Olive Stephenson, ...

Portrays Gary in "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.".

Other prominent roles: Airport Security Officer in "Fight Club", and Jimmy Tayler in "Jericho".

92. Leonor Varela

Actress | Blade II

Leonor Varela was born on December 29, 1972 in Santiago de Chile, Chile, the daughter of Leonor Palma, a massage therapist, and Francisco Varela (Francisco Javier Varela Garcia), a biologist, neuroscientist, and philosopher. Her family fled to Costa Rica, leaving behind the dictatorship of Augusto ...

Portrays Camilla Reyes in "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.".

Other prominent roles: Cleopatra in "Cleopatra", Nyssa Damaskinos in "Blade II", and Marta Del Sol in "Dallas".

93. David Conrad

Actor | Men of Honor

David Conrad was born on August 17, 1967 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA as David Crawford Conrad. He is an actor, known for Men of Honor (2000), Wedding Crashers (2005) and Anything Else (2003).

Portrays Ian Quinn in "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.".

Other prominent roles: Jim Clancy/Sam Lucas in "Ghost Whisperer".

94. Ian Hart

Actor | Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Ian Hart, born in England, began acting while a student in Liverpool, England, United Kingdom. He stumbled into acting almost accidentally, but was cast in the play "The Government Inspector". He continued to work in British theatre and television, and first gained recognition for portraying John ...

Portrays Graviton / Dr. Franklin Hall in "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.".

Other prominent roles: Quirinus Quirrell and Lord Voldemort in "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone", and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in "Finding Neverland".

95. Pascale Armand

Actress | Kinsey

Pascale Armand is an actress, known for Kinsey (2004), Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013) and Grand Theft Auto IV (2008).

Portrays Akela Amador in "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.".

Other prominent roles: Valerie Goodman in "Law & Order: Criminal Intent", A.D.A. Cilla Preston in "Law & Order: Trial by Jury", and Ziggy in "The Blacklist".

96. Ruth Negga

Actress | Loving

Ruth Negga was born on January 7, 1982 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. She is an actress and producer, known for Loving (2016), Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013) and Breakfast on Pluto (2005).

Portrays Raina in "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.".

Other prominent roles: WHO Doctor in "World War Z", Tulip O'Hare in "Preacher", and Lady Taria in "Warcraft".

97. Louis Ozawa

Actor | Hunters

Louis Ozawa is an actor and producer, known for Hunters (2020), The Bourne Legacy (2012) and Predators (2010).

Portrays Scorch / Chan Ho Yin in "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.".

Other prominent roles: Hanzo in "Predators", and LARX #3 in "The Bourne Legacy".

98. Austin Nichols

Actor | The Day After Tomorrow

Austin Nichols was raised in Austin, Texas until the age of eighteen, when he moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in acting. He graduated from the University of Southern California in 2002 with a degree in creative writing. His role in Six Feet Under led to films like The Day After Tomorrow, ...

Portrays Miles Lydon in "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.".

Other prominent roles: J.D. in "The Day After Tomorrow", Julian Baker in "One Tree Hill", and Spencer Monroe in "The Walking Dead".

99. Tzi Ma

Actor | Mulan

For more than four decades, Tzi Ma (pronounced "TAI MA") has blazed new trails for the representation of Asian Americans in Hollywood. Celebrated for his uncanny versatility, his body of work encompasses virtually every genre across film, television and theater. From big budget studio pictures like...

Portrays Quan Chen in "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.".

Other prominent roles: Consul Han in "Rush Hour" and "Rush Hour 3", Hinh in "The Quiet American", and Cheng Zhi in "24" and "24: Live Another Day".

100. Cullen Douglas

Actor | Twin Peaks

A theatre actor for many years, Douglas is now leaving his mark in television; creating such fan favorites as "Louis Keating" on CBS' Pure Genius, "The Bird Man" on ABC's Grey's Anatomy and "Edison Po" on ABC's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. As a writer, he was the first recipient of the Humanitas Prizes' ...

Portrays Edison Po in "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.".

Other prominent roles: Patrick in "Scrubs", Dr. Bob Richardson in "Grey's Anatomy", and Steve Doherty in "Scandal".

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