All 57 Stan Lee Cameos in the Marvel Universe — Are Here!

Stan-Lee

Stan Lee, Marvel icon, reportedly died Monday at the age of 95.

Lee was an unrivaled legend in the comics world and the former president and chairman of Marvel Comics. The icon’s comic career started back in 1939 before Marvel existed. He’s responsible for popular characters like Spider-Man, Iron Man, Thor, and Black Panther.

INSIDER compiled a list of all of his cameos in live-action Marvel projects (with some especially animated cameos) and a bonus surprise DC cameo.

Stan Lee’s first live-action cameo was as a jury member in the TV movie “The Trial of the Incredible Hulk” (1989).

Stan Lee's first live-action cameo was as a jury member in the TV movie
It’s a trial that David Banner (the Hulk’s name on the TV series) imagines.
 Marvel/NBC

His first cinematic Marvel cameo was as a hot dog vendor in “X-Men” (2000).

His first cinematic Marvel cameo was as a hot dog vendor in
He’s surprised when Senator Kelly emerges from the water.
 Marvel/20th Century Fox

He showed up as a surprised bystander who saved a little girl from debris in “Spider-Man” (2002).

He showed up as a surprised bystander who saved a little girl from debris in
The debris is caused by the Green Goblin.
 Youtube/20th Century Fox

A young Matt Murdock saves a distracted Lee from walking into traffic in “Daredevil” (2003).

A young Matt Murdock saves a distracted Lee from walking into traffic in
He was too busy reading a newspaper to notice a bus.
 Marvel/20th Century Fox

Lee and former Hulk actor Lou Ferrigno were security guards in 2003’s “Hulk.”

Lee and former Hulk actor Lou Ferrigno were security guards in 2003's
He speaks for the first time in this cameo.
 Marvel/Universal Pictures

He saves a woman from rubble while Spider-Man clashes with Doc Ock in “Spider-Man 2” (2004).

He saves a woman from rubble while Spider-Man clashes with Doc Ock in
In a blooper scene, he was given a line.
 Marvel/Columbia Pictures

In “Fantastic Four” (2005), Lee appears as mailman Willie Lumpkin, a character he created in the comics.

In
He greets the Fantastic Four as they enter the building.
 Marvel/20th Century Fox

Lee gets extremely weirded out when Jean Grey begins using her telekinesis in “X-Men: The Last Stand” (2006).

Lee gets extremely weirded out when Jean Grey begins using her telekinesis in
Stan Lee watering his lawn in “X-Men: The Last Stand.”
 Marvel/20th Century Fox

Lee is a wedding crasher in 2007’s “Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer” who is turned away at the entrance.

Lee is a wedding crasher in 2007's
Lee as a wedding crasher.
 Marvel/20th Century Fox

He comes across Peter Parker in Times Square in 2007’s “Spider-Man 3.”

He comes across Peter Parker in Times Square in 2007's
He talks to Peter after reading a bulletin about Spider-Man.
 Marvel/Columbia Pictures

Tony Stark mistakes Lee for Hugh Hefner in 2008’s “Iron Man.”

Tony Stark mistakes Lee for Hugh Hefner in 2008's
Surrounded by ladies, he looks like Hugh.
 Marvel/Paramount Pictures

Here he is grabbing a drink in 2008’s “The Incredible Hulk.”

Here he is grabbing a drink in 2008's
The soft drink is infused with Bruce Banner’s blood.
 Marvel/Universal Pictures

In a nod to his original “Iron Man” cameo, Tony mistakes Lee for Larry King in “Iron Man 2” (2010).

In a nod to his original
Tony Stark often confuses Lee with other people.
 Marvel/Paramount Pictures

Lee unsuccessfully tries to drag Thor’s hammer with his pickup truck in the first “Thor” (2011).

Lee unsuccessfully tries to drag Thor's hammer with his pickup truck in the first
Not even Lee can budge the hammer.
 Marvel/Paramount Pictures

In “Captain America: The First Avenger,” Lee plays a WWII general at a press conference for Cap. (2011)

In
He gets confused and mistakes another man for Cap.
 Marvel/Paramount Pictures

Lee pops up in a newsreel as a chess player being interviewed in the first “Avengers” movie (2012).

Lee pops up in a newsreel as a chess player being interviewed in the first
He says, “Superheroes in New York? Give me a break.”
 Marvel/Disney

Lee’s second cameo in the first “Avengers” movie was cut for time, but in the deleted scenes he’s having lunch next to Captain America and urges him to get the waitress’ number.

Lee's second cameo in the first
He calls Cap a moron.
 Marvel/Disney

Lee grooves out to classical music while Spider-Man and the Lizard battle behind him in “The Amazing Spider-Man” (2012).

Lee grooves out to classical music while Spider-Man and the Lizard battle behind him in
Not even almost getting hit by a table got Lee to turn around.
 Marvel/Columbia Pictures

Lee gives a beauty contestant a perfect “10” in “Iron Man 3” (2013).

Lee gives a beauty contestant a perfect
Stan Lee in “Iron Man 3.”
 Marvel/Disney

He appears as a patient in a mental institution in 2013’s “Thor: The Dark World.”

He appears as a patient in a mental institution in 2013's
Lee loans Erik Selvig his shoe.
 Marvel/Disney

Lee is a security guard who loses Captain America’s costume (Cap stole it) in “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” (2014).

Lee is a security guard who loses Captain America's costume (Cap stole it) in
He was worried about getting fired.
 Marvel/Disney

Lee attends Peter’s graduation during 2014’s “The Amazing Spider-Man 2.”

Lee attends Peter's graduation during 2014's
He recognizes Peter.
 Marvel/Columbia Pictures

Rocket Raccoon spies him in 2014’s “Guardians of the Galaxy” flirting with a young woman.

Rocket Raccoon spies him in 2014's
Lee in “Guardians of the Galaxy.”
 Marvel/Disney

Okay, so this isn’t live-action, but he made his first animated cinematic cameo in 2014’s “Big Hero 6” as Fred’s father.

Okay, so this isn't live-action, but he made his first animated cinematic cameo in 2014's
He’s first shown in a portrait.
 Marvel/Disney

That same year, he played a stranger on a train in an episode of ABC’s tie-in show “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”

That same year, he played a stranger on a train in an episode of ABC's tie-in show
He talks to Jemma Simmons and Agent Coulson.
 ABC

He also appeared in the first season of ABC’s “Agent Carter,” alongside Tony’s dad, Howard Stark in 2015.

He also appeared in the first season of ABC's
Howard Stark is played by Dominic Cooper.
 ABC

Lee pops up as a military vet in “Avengers: Age of Ultron” (2015) who must be carried away after getting too drunk on Asgardian liquor at a victory party.

Lee pops up as a military vet in
He mutters “Excelsior” as he’s being carried.
 Marvel/Disney

He’s a grizzled, yet friendly bartender in “Ant-Man” (2015).

He's a grizzled, yet friendly bartender in
It’s a story sequence Luis tells to Scott Lang.
 Marvel/Disney

Stan Lee’s “Deadpool” (2016) cameo is as raunchy as the film itself. Lee appears as an emcee at a strip club.

Stan Lee's
Lee in “Deadpool.”
 Marvel/20th Century Fox

In “Captain America: Civil War” (2016), Lee appears in one of the final scenes as a Fed-Ex deliveryman, with a package for Tony Stark.

In
He says it’s for Tony Stank.
 Marvel/Disney

In “X-Men: Apocalypse” (2016), he stands with his real wife Joan during a scene where Apocalypse uses his powers to launch all the world’s nuclear weapons into space, essentially disarming the entire planet.

In
Lee with his wife Joan.
 Marvel/20th Century Fox

He appears in the final episode of the first season of Netflix’s “Daredevil” series in a photograph on the back wall (2015).

He appears in the final episode of the first season of Netflix's
Lee is an honored cop.
 Netflix

When Jessica Jones visits the same station in “Jessica Jones” (2015), with a surprise appearance from nemesis Kilgrave, we see the same photo of Lee as an officer.

When Jessica Jones visits the same station in
You have to pay attention to spot Lee in the background.
 Netflix

In Netflix’s latest series “Luke Cage,” you can spot the same photo of Stan Lee on a poster saying, “See a crime? Report it!” when Luke spots a robbery in progress.

In Netflix's latest series
Don’t blink or you may miss this appearance.
 Netflix

In “Doctor Strange,” Stan Lee pops up on a bus in New York City reading a copy of “The Doors of Perception.”

In
It’s during the battle between Doctor Strange, Mordo, and Kaecilius.
 Marvel

It’s one of four cameos Lee reportedly filmed in one day. The others were for “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” (2017), “Spider-Man: Homecoming” (2017), and “Thor: Ragnarok” (2017).

Source: LA Times

Though Stan doesn’t pop up in “Logan,” he was involved with a little “Deadpool” teaser that aired before the movie played. His part was cut from the theatrical version, but it’s online.

Though Stan doesn't pop up in
He plays himself in this spot.
 YouTube/IGN

You can check out the full “Deadpool” sequel teaser here.

His same photo appears on episode two of “Daredevil’s” second season.

His same photo appears on episode two of
The photo is on the back wall.
 Netflix

He appears as a photo on “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Slingshot” digital series.

He appears as a photo on
Fans can watch on Hulu.
 ABC/Hulu

Eagle-eyed viewers spied Lee once again as an officer on a poster in the 13th episode of “Iron Fist.”

Eagle-eyed viewers spied Lee once again as an officer on a poster in the 13th episode of
Keeping up with the other Netflix series, Lee is spotted on another poster.
 Marvel/Netflix

Stan’s cameo in “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” has him dressed as an astronaut as he sits and tells stories to three celestial beings.

Stan's cameo in
Stan’s cameos just might all be connected.
 Disney/Marvel

Lee’s cameo looks like it confirms a theory fans have had for a while that all of Stan Lee’s cameos are connected. You can read more about it here.

In “Spider-Man: Homecoming” he plays Gary, a man yelling out a window at Spidey.

In
This may be one of his best cameos.
 Disney/Marvel

He warns Spider-Man, “Don’t make me come down there you punk,” after Spidey causes a ruckus with a man trying to break into his own car.

His Marvel Netflix photo appears once again on “The Defenders.”

His Marvel Netflix photo appears once again on
He is on a poster behind Matt.
 Netflix

He popped up again on TV thanks to his cameo on the pilot episode of “The Gifted.”

He popped up again on TV thanks to his cameo on the pilot episode of
There he is in front of Tex’s Lounge.
 Fox

As Marcos enters the dive bar, he runs into Lee leaving the bar.

Stan’s cameo in “Thor: Ragnarok” (2017) has him wearing some arm bands that have some sharp shears on the end to cut off Thor’s hair.

Stan's cameo in
It happens during this scene.
 Disney/Marvel

Thor is not happy to get his hair cut when he sees the contraption Lee is wielding.

He appears in the final episode of season one of “The Punisher” on a poster.

He appears in the final episode of season one of
It’s the same image as the Netflix series use.
 Netflix

He popped up on Hulu’s “Runaways” as a limo driver on one episode.

He popped up on Hulu's
He looks dapper in his hat.
 Hulu

He takes the teens to PRIDE’s gala.

“We’re here,” he turns around and says, as they all stare at him slightly confused.

In 2018’s “Black Panther,” Stan Lee shows up as a gambler in a casino.

In 2018's
Stan Lee shows up in South Korea.
 Disney/Marvel

T’Challa/Black Panther’s wins big and leaves his chips on the table in South Korea. Lee pops up pops up to swipe his winnings. His character is appropriately called the “thirsty gambler.”

Lee can be seen on a bus ad on the second season of “Jessica Jones.”

Lee can be seen on a bus ad on the second season of
Lee once again appears on a poster.
 Netflix

Lee’s face is used on an ad for a law office.

It says: “Forbush and Associates for me $5.2 million,” and “Call Forbush now! Get What you deserve.”

Eagle eyes may also spot him on a taxi ad on episode 12.

Eagle eyes may also spot him on a taxi ad on episode 12.
The ad passes by quickly.
 Netflix

Stan Lee appears as Peter Parker’s bus driver in “Avengers: Infinity War.”

Stan Lee appears as Peter Parker's bus driver in
Stan Lee at the world premiere of “Avengers: Infinity War.”
Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Disney

When a giant spaceship hovers over New York City, Lee tells the excited school kids to calm down.

“What’s a matter with you kids?” he asks. “You’ve never seen a spaceship before?”

Lee pops up in “Deadpool 2” when his face is briefly shown as a mural.

Lee pops up in
It passes quickly as Domino skydives.
 Kevin Winter/Getty Images

Stan Lee gets his car shrunk before his eyes in “Ant-Man and the Wasp.”

Stan Lee gets his car shrunk before his eyes in
Lee appears during this great chase scene. This scene was one of many that got a lot of hearty laughs.
 Marvel

Lee is about to get in his car when its hit with a particle disk and shrinks. He doesn’t seem surprised though.

“Well, the ’60s were fun, but now I’m paying for it,” Stan says in the middle of the road.

Lee’s face is still on a poster tacked to the wall on “Iron Fist” season two.

Lee's face is still on a poster tacked to the wall on
“Not all heroes wear capes,” says the poster.
 Finn Jones/Instagram

He also makes a quick appearance on “Luke Cage’s” second season.

He also makes a quick appearance on
It’s super fast.
 Netflix

Luke passes by a poster on episode 12 that features Stan’s face. Similar to his cameo on the second season of “Jessica Jones,” the poster is for a law firm called Forbush and Associates.

Lee even popped up on Freeform’s “Cloak and Dagger.”

Lee even popped up on Freeform's
Tandy looking at Stan.
 Freeform

On episode nine, Tandy is in a man’s home when she stops and stares at a painting on the wall which features Stan Lee’s face in four different color schemes.

Stan Lee shows up near the end of Venom walking a dog.

Stan Lee shows up near the end of Venom walking a dog.
The credits refer to him as “Dapper Dog Walker.”
Rich Polk/Getty Images for Entertainment Weekly

Eddie Brock walks by Lee after leaving his ex-fiancé. Lee gives him some advice, hinting that he is aware of Venom’s existence.

“Don’t give up on her … either of you,” he advises.

Stan Lee’s animated cameo in “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” was revealed at New York Comic Con.

Stan Lee's animated cameo in
The movie is from Sony.
 Sony Pictures

During a clip shown at Comic Con, Lee plays the owner of a costume shop Miles Morales visits. Miles tries on a suit that doesn’t fit but Lee says, “It always fits, eventually.”

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