Top 10 Actors and Top 10 Actresses who have done live action DC Films/DCTV shows (past or present)?

Who are your top 10 actors and top 10 actresses who done Live action DC films or television series past or present.?

Actors:

  1. Michael Keaton (Bruce Wayne/Batman - Tim Burton films)
  2. Heath Ledger (The Joker) - The Dark Knight
  3. Ben Affleck - (Bruce Wayne/Batman) - Batman v. Superman Dawn of Justice, Justice League
  4. Christopher Reeve (Clark Kent/Superman) - 1970s/80s Superman films
  5. Joaquin Phoenix (Arthur Fleck/Joker) - Joker
  6. Brendan Fraser (Cliff Steele/Robotman) - Doom Patrol
  7. Jason Momoa (Arthur Curry/Aquaman) - Aquaman
  8. Zachary Levi (Billy Batson / Shazam) - Shazam
  9. Grant Gustin (Barry Allen/The Flash) - The Flash
  10. Matt Ryan (John Constantine) - Constantine, Legends of Tomorrow

Actresses

  1. Gal Gadot (Diana Prince/Wonder Woman) - Batman v. Superman Dawn of Justice, Wonder Woman, Justice League
  2. Michelle Pfeffier (Selina Kyle/Catwoman) - Batman Returns
  3. Margot Robbie (Harleen Quinzel/Harley Quinn) - Suicide Squad, Birds of Prey
  4. Lynda Carter (Diana Prince/Wonder Woman) - Wonder Woman (tv series)
  5. April Bowlby (Rita Farr/Elasti-Woman) - Doom Patrol
  6. Diane Guerrero (Crazy Jane) - Doom Patrol
  7. Caity Lotz (Sara Lance/Black Canary/White Canary) - Arrow, Legends of Tomorrow
  8. Katie Cassidy (Laurel Lance/Black Canary/Black Siren) - Arrow
  9. Erica Durance (Lois Lane) - Smallville
  10. Amber Heard (Mera) - Aquaman
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Hmm, all right. I’ll give it a shot:

ACTORS

  1. Christopher Reeve (Superman)
  2. Heath Ledger (The Joker, The Dark Knight)
  3. Christopher Walken (Max Shrek, Batman Returns)
  4. Gene Hackman (Lex Luthor, Superman)
  5. Joaquin Phoenix (Joker)
  6. Jesse L. Martin (Joe West, The Flash)
  7. Matt Ryan (Constantine)
  8. Cameron Monaghan (“J”, Gotham)
  9. Gary Oldman (Commissioner Gordon, Batman Begins)
  10. David Nykl (Anatoly Knyazev, Arrow)

ACTRESSES

  1. Teri Hatcher (Lois Lane, Lois & Clark)
  2. Eartha Kitt (Catwoman, Batman ‘66)
  3. Michelle Pfeiffer (Catwoman, Batman Returns)
  4. Nafessa Williams (Thunder, Black Lightning)
  5. Viola Davis (Amanda Waller, Suicide Squad)
  6. Mary Elizabeth Winstead (Huntress, Birds of Prey)
  7. Dina Meyer (Barbara Gordon, Birds of Prey ‘02)
  8. Chyler Leigh (Alex Danvers, Supergirl)
  9. Emily Bett Rickards (Felicity Smoak, Arrow)
  10. Danielle Panabaker (Killer Frost, The Flash)
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My fave ten actors across DC films/streaming/TV:

  1. Joaquin Phoenix, Joker (title character)
  2. Michael Keaton, Batman (title character)
  3. Dina Meyer, Birds of Prey (2002, Oracle)
  4. Morena Baccarin, Gotham (Dr. Leslie Thompkins)
  5. B.D. Wong, Gotham (Dr. Hugo Strange)
  6. Ruby Rose, Batwoman (title character)
  7. Michael Rosenbaum, Smallville (Lex Luthor)
  8. Minka Kelly, Titans (Dove)
  9. Teagan Croft, Titans (Raven)
  10. Gene Hackman, Superman (1978, Lex Luthor)
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Actor

  1. Christopher Reeve as Superman in Superman
  2. Joaquin Phoenix as Joker in Joker
  3. Jeremy Irons as Adrian Veidt in Watchmen HBO
  4. Tom Welling as Clark Kent in Smallville
  5. Ben Affleck as Batman in Batman v Superman
  6. Danny DeVito as Penguin in Batman Returns
  7. Mark Strong as Sinestro in Green Lantern
  8. Jesse L. Martin as Joe West in The Flash
  9. Ewan McGregor as Black Mask in Birds of Prey
  10. Jack Dylan Grazer as Freddy Freeman in Shazam

Actress

  1. Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman in Wonder Woman
  2. Teri Hatcher as Lois Lane in Lois & Clark
  3. Mary Elizabeth Winstead as Huntress in Birds of Prey
  4. Michelle Pfeiffer as Catwoman in Batman Returns
  5. Viola Davis as Amanda Waller in Suicide Squad
  6. Emily Bett Rickards as Felicity Smoak in Arrow
  7. Margot Kidder as Lois Lane in Superman
  8. Anne Hathaway as Catwoman in The Dark Knight Rises
  9. Regina King as Angela Abar in Watchmen HBO
  10. Katie Cassidy as Laurel Lance in Arrow
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Actors:

  1. Adam West (Batman)
  2. Ben McKenzie (Gordon)
  3. Grant Gustin (Flash)
  4. Jon Cryer (Lex Luthor)
  5. Victor Garber (Martin Stein)
  6. Tyler Hoechlin (Superman)
  7. Robin Taylor (Penguin)
  8. Pip Torrens (Herr Starr)
  9. Tom Ellis (Lucifer)
  10. Richard Pryor (Gus Gorman)

Actresses:

  1. Melissa Benoist (Supergirl)
  2. Helen Slater (Supergirl, Eliza Danvers)
  3. Calista Flockheart (Cat Grant)
  4. Laura Benanti (Alura/Astra)
  5. Laura Vandervoort (Supergirl,Indigo)
  6. Lynda Carter (Wonder Woman,Olivia Marsden)
  7. Allison Mack (Chloe Sullivan)
  8. Brit Morgan (Leslie Willis)
  9. Izabela Vidovic (Kara Danvers)
  10. Gal Gadot (Wonder Woman)
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Richard Pryor played Gus Gorman, didn’t he?

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True… i forgot his name and googled sloppily

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Oh, Jeremy Irons Adrian Veidt was amazing. I could have worked him into my list if I had remembered.

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EDIT: replaced my #10 on the actors list. Swapped out Krondon (Tobias Whale) for David Nykl (Anatoly Knyazev). God, he’s so good.

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Indeed! The cast all around was superb. I’m glad I gave it a chance.

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Actors

Gene Hackman—Lex Luthor
Michael Keaton—Batman
Christopher Reeve—Superman
Billy Crudup—Doctor Manhattan
Hugo Weaving—V
Jack Nicholson—Joker
Danny Devito—Oswald Cobblepot
Christopher Walken—Max Shrek
Aaron Eckhart—Harvey Dent
Zach Levi—Billy Batson

Actress

Gal Gadot—Wonder Woman
Margot Kidder—Lois Lane
Michelle Pfeiffer—Selina Kyle
Anne Hathaway—Selina Kyle
Maggie Gyllenhaal—Rachel Dawes
Drew Barrymore—Sugar :heart: (14 year-old self making this call)
Kim Basinger—Vicki Vale
Margot Robbie- Harley Quinn (don’t care for the movies, but she kills it!)
Natalie Portman—Evey
Teri Hatcher—Lois Lane
Nicole Kidman—Dr. Chase Meridian (same reason as Barrymore)

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In no particular order…

Actors:

  • Matt Ryan (John Constantine) – Constantine, Legends of Tomorrow
  • Heath Ledger (Joker) – The Dark Knight
  • Henry Cavill (Clark Kent/Kal-El/Superman) – DCEU
  • Matt Letscher (Eobard Thawne/Reverse Flash) – The Flash, Legends of Tomorrow
  • Cameron Monaghan (Jerome and Jeremiah Valeska) – Gotham
  • Cory Michael Smith (Edward Nygma/Riddler) – Gotham
  • Jon Cryer (Lex Luthor) – Supergirl
  • Jackie Earle Haley (Walter Kovacs/Rorschach) – Watchmen
  • Tom Hardy (Bane) – The Dark Knight Rises
  • Kevin Conroy (Bruce Wayne) – Crisis on Infinite Earths

Actresses:

  • Anne Hathaway (Selina Kyle/Catwoman) – The Dark Knight Rises
  • Gal Gadot (Diana Prince/Wonder Woman) – DCEU
  • Margot Robbie (Harleen Quinzel/Harley Quinn) – DCEU
  • Caity Lotz (Sara Lance/White Canary) – Arrow, Legends of Tomorrow
  • Katie McGrath (Lena Luthor) – Supergirl
  • Viola Davis (Amanda Waller) – Suicide Squad
  • Rachel Skarsten (Alice/Beth Kane) – Batwoman
  • Conor Leslie (Donna Troy/Wonder Girl) – Titans (R.I.P. :cry:)
  • Erin Richards (Barbara Kean) – Gotham
  • Tala Ashe (Zari Tomaz/Zari Tarazi) – Legends of Tomorrow
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Just gonna do 10 total off the top of my head:
1.Gal Gadot- Wonder Woman
2.Joaquin Phoenix- Joker
3.Michelle Pfeiffer- Catwoman
4.Christopher Reeve- Superman
5.Margot Robbie- Harley
6.Natalie Portman- Evey Hammond
7.Chris Pine- Steve Trevor
8.Diane Guerro- Crazy Jane
9.Viola Davis- Waller
10.Andy Bean- Alec Holland
(Honorable mention to Chyler Leigh and Matt Ryan) :stuck_out_tongue:

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