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Just Jared's Most Popular Actors 2012

Just Jared's Most Popular Actors 2012

They’re some of the hottest guys on the big screen and on TV and now they’ve also made our list of the most popular actors this year!

Did your favorite actors make‘s cut?

Also, be sure to check back in the next two days to see who made our list of most popular actresses and the top 50 celebs of 2012!

20. Daniel Radcliffe
19. Leonardo DiCaprio
18. Henry Cavill
17. Ashton Kutcher
16. Tom Hardy
15. Alexander Skarsgard
14. Daniel Craig
13. Tom Cruise
12. Andrew Garfield
11. Chris Hemsworth

Click inside to find out who were‘s top ten most popular actors of 2012!


10. Shia LaBeouf
9. Ryan Reynolds
8. Channing Tatum
7. Gerard Butler
6. Ryan Gosling
5. Ian Somerhalder
4. Matt Bomer
3. Zac Efron
2. Brad Pitt
1. Robert Pattinson

WHO WAS YOUR FAVORITE actor of 2012?

FYI: These rankings are calculated by a number of factors, including pageviews/hits from readers, comments, and social media interaction.

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  • joyerzzz

    Zac Efron!

  • R U sure

    Zac Who else?

  • kylie

    Yay Rob!

  • uh what?

    Was this a popular contest as in high school girls got to vote..because Pattinson is an awful actor whom nobody wants to see in a movie outside of Twilight. He’s interesting in the gossip sites over how did he reacted when his loyal girlfriend cheated on him…even then he did a bad acting job of acting all torn up about it.

  • Gorgeous Rob!

    Rob will always be my #1. Love him!

  • cari

    How out of touch can you be?? Christian Bale was the star of the largest, most epic and best film of 2012. But I guess you would have to actually SEE IT to know that. Also star of the best foreign film to come out of China, ever. He also is filming or has filmed or will be filming an additional 6 or 7 new films due out between 2013 and 2014. Also, hands down, the hottest and nicest guy in LA/Hollywood. Also still has the largest internet fan following. Need I say more. Your picks of “actors” and “hottest” guys is cheesy at best.

  • Lauren

    Love Robert Pattinson! Has the personal qualities and screen presence. Beautiful man.

  • Sofia

    Oh Brad <3

  • towanda

    Ryan Gosling <3

  • Ol

    Only Henry Cavill from this list. Can’t wait to see more Henry next year during the Spiderman promotion!

  • elodie


  • Sayuri

    Shia ,DDD

  • towanda

    i wish Joseph Gordon-Levitt would be in this list :(

  • Penny Lane

    I’m really happy that you featured Henry Cavill and Gerard Butler, but what about Joseph Gordon-Levitt? You write stories and have updates about him all the time, but he’s not in the Top 20 Hottest Actors of the year?! He had HOW MANY movies come out this year? Four movies! He’s hot because he’s a triple threat, is making his directorial debut with “Don Jon’s Addiction” AND owns a very successful production company, HitRECord. I’m disappointed with you, Jared ;-)

  • cinz

    Matt Bomer

  • marina

    Henry Cavill is Superman, NOT Spiderman, YOU IDIOT!!

  • P

    @cari: Christian Bale is one of the nicest guys in Hollywood? I guess maybe when he isn’t screaming at camera operators for intruding into his frame while he’s working he might be. Having said that, AWESOME actor anyway.

  • Leila


  • Ana

    LOVE Robert Pattinson!!! (and his jawlines) :D

  • Ol

    @marina: Let it be Superman. No need to call someone idiot for this. Apparently you are unaware of ethic rules. You poor thing.

  • zooey

    Zaaac *-*

  • Bibi

    what about Michael Fassbender?

  • Lou

    Roooooob *-*

  • anne

    rob will be forever my idol, great actor, beautiful inside/out and a humble guy! love u rob and kristen <3

  • Zee

    Lord, save us if footface is considred number one.
    The only great guy there both in looks and personality is Henry Cavill. No scandal about cheating girlfriends, bad behaviour or being a rude asshole.

  • fg

    robert pattinson and matt bomer are the thing


    Where’s RDJ?!

  • ltv

    @Zee: Pats rules. Poor Henry, no personality, okay actor, interesting past and stuck in a bad superman movie. Hope he can get past it and do some real acting one day.

  • Chimmie

    Glad Matt is in top 5. Good to see real talent can make a top 5 list in 2012.

  • mouna

    brad & chris hemsworth <3

  • Jude

    Brad and Matt UNF!

  • Hal

    Where is RDJ?

  • PlainJane

    I might be a little bit biased, but I’m surprised that Joseph Gordon Levitt isn’t here, considering his stellar year.

  • LaCroix

    TOM HARDY <3

  • Ignorance


    Spiderman, seriously? Good one.

  • Ignorance


    Pats rules and henry could do some real acting only in future? You are f**** kidding me. Twilight (enough said).

  • FrG

    Matt Bomer
    Zac Efron
    Brad Pitt

    YESSSSSSSSSS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :-D

  • Mrs skarsgard

    OMG ALEXANDER SKARSGARD SHOULD HAVE BEEN 1 anyway screaming like a childish teen he is soo hot hotter then pattinson

  • Missy

    Rpattz is so unattractive. And fangirls lets not act like his #1 for talent, looks or anything but his personal life. When did actors get so freaking ugly? Save Thor and Superman this list is a whole bunch of fug.

  • James

    So glad Twilight is over. I know that they’ll only replace this boy with some other below talent teen franchise boy, but still the change will be welcomed. Especially if it’s Liam Hemsworth.

  • Dave Franco

    Gossip sites make me laugh. Jared, you you have your own statistics graph? C’mon now! I knew RPAT was #1… you keep hogging the site with twilight dreck.

  • Layla

    Chris Hemsworth had a better year than anyone on this list and he’s #11… If you wanted to make a brit boy #1 at least get the one with talent, a semi- (likable)personality and intelligence.

  • notyourfriend

    i think Idris should have been on the list!

  • Kensie

    Are there no actors of color to report on JJ???? There’s usually, at least, one token. Work on that in the new year.

  • ash

    Shia :)

  • Sam

    Matt Bomer!!!!!! <3

  • ash

    and zac

  • [~Fug Face Man!ston~]

    Brad Pitt made it but not Bradley Cooper? ahahahahahaha That’s funny.
    Kutcher, and Cavill made the list but um.. Bale didn’t? LOL Sweet.

  • marina

    OI #20…
    Did I hit a nerve for calling you, the obvious??
    And YOU are the poor thing!! it’s YOU the one with the IQ of a R€TARD!!
    And don’t bother to replying to me, because I’m going to ignore you… like the Idiotic thing you are!!

  • Who Cares

    All white white white.