- We ranked the actors who played Reed Richards in the Marvel Universe from worst to best.
- Ioan Gruffudd’s charming and confident portrayal earned him the top spot.
- Jay Underwood’s lackluster performance landed him at the bottom of the list.
Reed Richards, the founding member of the Fantastic Four, is an iconic character in the Marvel Universe. In this article, we will rank all the actors who played the role of Mr. Fantastic, from worst to best. Here are our top picks:
Ioan Gruffudd – He played the role in the 2005 Fantastic Four and its sequel, Rise of the Silver Surfer. Gruffudd’s portrayal was charming, intelligent, and confident, and he captured the essence of Reed Richards perfectly.
Miles Teller – In the 2015 reboot, Teller played the role of a young and inexperienced Reed Richards. While the movie received mixed reviews, Teller’s performance was one of the few highlights.
Alex Hyde-White – The 1994 version of The Fantastic Four was never officially released, but it still managed to gain a cult following. Hyde-White’s portrayal of Reed Richards was decent, but the low-budget movie couldn’t do justice to the character.
Jay Underwood – He played Reed Richards in the 1994 film, but his performance fell flat. Underwood’s portrayal lacked the charisma and intelligence that the character is known for, and the movie was a critical and commercial failure.
Alex Hyde-White played the role in the 1994 movie.
John Krasinski was rumored to play the role, but it was later revealed to be a false rumor.
Ioan Gruffudd’s portrayal in the 2005 Fantastic Four and its sequel was widely considered to be the most accurate to the character in the comic books.