Actors Who Could've Played Anakin Skywalker

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In all honesty, I didn’t mind Hayden Christensen as him, however, I know he struck some nerves when he portrayed Anakin as a whiny teenager. If had been provided more real sets, and a director who wasn’t obsessed with CGI, I think he could’ve made Anakin’s transition into Vader as dark and adult as we needed it. But who could’ve have done better with all the conditions he had gotten; green screen and George Lucas.

The Top Ten

1 Heath Ledger Heath Ledger Heath Andrew Ledger was an Australian actor and director. After performing roles in Australian television and film during the 1990s, Ledger left for the United States in 1998 to develop his film career.

I actually would have really enjoyed this. - PositronWildhawk

He Would Have Made Anakin Possibly The Best Star Wars Character - JPK

2 Christian Bale Christian Bale Christian Charles Philip Bale is an English actor. He has starred in both blockbuster films and smaller projects from independent producers and art houses.
3 James Franco James Franco James Edward Franco is an American actor and filmmaker. His first prominent acting role was the lead character Daniel Desario on the short-lived cult hit television program Freaks and Geeks.
4 Leonardo DiCaprio Leonardo DiCaprio Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio is an American actor and film producer. DiCaprio began his career by appearing in television commercials in the late 1980s.
5 Jake Gyllenhaal Jake Gyllenhaal Jacob Benjamin "Jake" Gyllenhaal (born December 19, 1980) is an American actor, known for his work in films like "Donnie Darko", "Brokeback Mountain", "Prisoners" and "Nightcrawler". He is the son of director Stephen Gyllenhaal and producer/screenwriter Naomi Foner. Jake and his sister Maggie have been ...read more.
6 Henry Cavill Henry Cavill
7 Michael Fassbender Michael Fassbender Michael Fassbender is a German-Irish actor of stage and screen whose career includes roles in both independent and blockbuster films, most notably; Hunger, Inglourious Basterds, Shame, X-Men: First Class, Prometheus, 12 Years a Slave, Frank, X-Men: Days of Future Past, and Steve Jobs.
8 Josh Hartnett Josh Hartnett
9 Grey DeLisle Grey DeLisle Erin Grey Van Oosbree, credited as Grey DeLisle and Grey Griffin, is an American voice actress and singer-songwriter.

WHAT? - 445956

10 Corey Haim Corey Haim Corey Haim was born on December 23 1971, in Toronto Ontario. He grew up in the Toronto suburbs of Thornhill and Willowdale, and attended such schools as Pineway Public School, Baythorn Public School, German Mills Public School, and Zion Heights Junior High School. ...read more.

I watched License to Drive In November it was good R.I.P - WWEWBMortalKombatFan

Like Hayden Christensen, he was from Thornhill Ontario, too. - clusium

The Contenders

11 Chad Michael Murray Chad Michael Murray
12 Chris Pine Chris Pine
13 Kirk Cameron Kirk Cameron
14 Ben Affleck Ben Affleck Benjamin Geza Affleck-Boldt is an American actor and filmmaker. His accolades include two Academy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, two BAFTA Awards, and two Screen Actors Guild Awards.
15 Josh Duhamel Josh Duhamel
16 Johnny Depp Johnny Depp John Christopher "Johnny" Depp II is an American actor, producer, and musician. He has won the Golden Globe Award and Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actor. His role in a movie is often rather big. His character is often on the "loopy side" and his character being in a darker state of mind, etc.
17 Chris Pratt Chris Pratt Christopher Michael "Chris" Pratt is an American actor. He came to prominence from his television roles, including Bright Abbott in Everwood and Andy Dwyer in the NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation.

Come on! He would've been great! - A-Guy

Come on! He's my favourite actor and he'd be great for the part. He can play serious funny and lots of other roles. And he would have been a good age too Back in 2002 when they casted *shudder Hayden Christiansen - A-Guy

18 Robin Williams Robin Williams Robin McLaurin Williams was an American actor and comedian. Starting as a stand-up comedian in San Francisco and Los Angeles in the mid-1970s, he is credited with leading San Francisco's comedy renaissance. He died in 2014.
19 Tommy Wiseau Tommy Wiseau
20 Tom Green Tom Green
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