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Old Hollywood Stars Who Would Be Perfect Casting For Modern Superheroes 

Ann Casano
March 4, 2020 6.6k votes 721 voters 10.2k views 20 items

List Rules Vote up the classic Hollywood stars that could have been superheroes.

What if superhero movies were all the rage during the Golden Age of Hollywood? Which old Hollywood actresses and actors would suit up to save the world? Now's your chance to imagine the classic Hollywood actors you feel could have played the part.

Cary Grant may not seem much like the Incredible Hulk, but it's easy to envision him as the brainy Bruce Banner. The same goes for Gregory Peck as Clark Kent. Can you see Steve McQueen driving the Batmobile? Could Rita Hayworth transform into the fearless spy Black Widow? How about Marilyn Monroe turning into the anti-hero heel by taking on Harley Quinn? 

Which classic recasting makes the most sense? Vote up your favorite Golden Age of Hollywood superhero reimaginings.

Clark Gable is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Old Hollywood Stars Who Would Be Perfect Casting For Modern Superheroes
Photo:  MGM/Paramount Pictures

Age: Died at 59 (1901-1960)

Birthplace: Cadiz, Ohio, United States of America

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