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Stan Lee’s cameos in the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Stan Lee, the Marvel Comics maestro and co-creator of Spider-Man, X-Men and Black Panther, at his home in Los Angeles, April 9, 2018. The Hollywood Reporter published an investigation saying that Lee, 95, was the victim of elder abuse, but the man himself said otherwise. “I’m the luckiest guy in the world,� Lee said. “Nobody has more freedom.� (Ryan Pfluger/The New York Times)

Stan Lee, the Marvel Comics maestro and co-creator of Spider-Man, X-Men and Black Panther, at his home in Los Angeles, April 9, 2018. The Hollywood Reporter published an investigation saying that Lee, 95, was the victim of elder abuse, but the man himself said otherwise. “I’m the luckiest guy in the world,� Lee said. “Nobody has more freedom.� (Ryan Pfluger/The New York Times)

The co-creator of a whole host of comic book characters for Marvel Comics, Stan Lee died on Tuesday, November 13, 2018. Lee appeared in a number of cameos in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) movies, as well as in non-Marvel films featuring his creations.

Lee had said that he enjoyed his cameo roles, and that he would take any role given to him. The cameos were scene stealers in every Marvel movie, garnering audience applause every time. In the MCU, Lee has appeared in every movie, including the untitled final Avengers film slated for release in 2019.

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Here are some of his cameos.

The Incredible Hulk

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Lee appears as a senior citizen who gets gamma radiation sickness.

Iron Man

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In Iron Man , Lee plays a Hugh Hefner lookalike. Tony Stark even mistakes him for Hefner.

Thor

In Thor , Lee plays a truck driver who tries to pull Thor’s hammer, Mjolnir, off the ground.

Captain America: Winter Soldier

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He plays a security guard at the Smithsonian.

Ant Man

He appears as a bartender.

Blank Panther

Lee portrays a patron of the Korean casino who takes T'Challa’s chips.

The Amazing Spiderman

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He plays a librarian who is so engrossed in music that he doesn't witness the library being destroyed in a fight.

Avengers

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Lee is a person on the news who doesn’t believe that there are superheroes in New York.

Guardians of the Galaxy

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He is in the role of a citizen on Xandar.


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