Ranking Every Actor Who Has Played Hercules (from Worst to Best)

Kellan Lutz: 'The Legend of Hercules' ('14)
My oh my.
Jimmy Tapp: 'The Mighty Hercules' animated series ('63 - '66)
Not quite up to Disney caliber.
Arnold Schwarzenegger: 'Hercules in New York' ('69)
We always pictured Hercules as more of a West Coaster.
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Adam West: 'Shazam' episode ('76)
Adam West voiced Hercules in an episode of the animated series 'Shazam!' once. So there's that.
Mark Addy: 'Atlantis' TV miniseries ('13)
Ancient Greece doesn't suit you quite as well as Westeros, Mark.
Reg Park: Five Italian Hercules movies ('61 - '65)
Reg Park ONLY starred in Hercules movies... sometimes as Hercules. Oddest title of the bunch: 'Hercules and the Captive Women.'
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Lou Ferrigno: 'Hercules' ('83) and 'The Adventures of Hercules II' ('85)
He might have been a decent Hercules, but everything Ferrigno has done will forever lie in the shadow of his Hulk work.
Kirk Morris: Nine Italian Hercules films ('61 - '65)
Though he didn't even play Hercules in his first Hercules film (instead depicting the similar character "Maciste" opposite Frank Gordon's Hercules),' Morris stands as a memorable portrayer of the demigod.
Samson Burke: 'The Three Stooges Meet Hercules' ('62)
Because Hercules doesn't always have to be so serious!
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Tate Donovan: Disney's Animated 'Hercules' ('97) and its spin-off properties to follow
You might not recognize him by face, but he stands as the Hercules that introduced many of us to the character.
Ryan Gosling: 'Young Hercules' ('98 - '99)
If there's anyone who we can believe to be half-god...
The Dog from 'The Sandlot'
Different Hercules, but awesome.
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Nigel Green: 'Jason and the Argonauts' ('63)
For his solitary appearance as Hercules, Green earns our kitsch-loving respect.
Steve Reeves: 'Hercules' ('58) and 'Hercules Unchained' ('59)
Reeves is a definitive kingpin of the jacked up B-movie fantasy hero circuit, and Hercules reigns supreme as the premier example of this sort of role.
Mark Forest: Ten Italian Hercules films ('60 - '64)
Forest also toed the line between Hercules and Maciste (his son). But he gets bonus points for being in a movie that involved mole people, as one inherently would.
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Kevin Sorbo: 'Hercules: The Legendary Journeys' ('95 - '99) and 'Xena: Warrior Princess' ('95 - '01)
So prominent is Sorbo as the defining Hercules that ancient scriptures have actually been retroactively rewritten to give him an acting credit.