A Farewell to Stan Lee: List of “Stan the Man’s” Cameos in the MCU and Other Disney Properties

It was bound to happen sooner or later, and this week it had. Comic book writer-publisher Stan Lee, once a major creative force of Marvel Comics who created many of its famous characters, later a Marvel brand ambassador and popularly-acclaimed “King of Cameos”, has died Monday, November 12 at 95.

To celebrate Stan’s life and the mythic status he had in the comics and superhero media industry even before his passing, we’re presenting a nice long list of every cameo appearance he made, not only in the Marvel Cinematic Universe film series but also other media under the Disney umbrella.


  • Marvel Cinematic Universe – Films
  1. Iron Man (2008) – mistaken by Tony Stark as Hugh Heffner
  2. Incredible Hulk (2008) – accidentally drank soft drink with Bruce Banner’s gamma-radioactive blood
  3. Iron Man 2 (2010) – mistaken by Tony as Larry King
  4. Thor (2011) – pickup truck driver trying to pull Mjolnir from the Earth with a chain, only to lose his vehicle’s bed
  5. Captain America: The First Avenger (2011) – World War II general in Cap’s medal award ceremony (“I thought he’d be taller”)
  6. Avengers (2012) – chess-playing bystander interviewed by news (“Superheroes in New York?”)
  7. Iron Man 3 (2013) – beauty pageant judge
  8. Thor: The Dark World (2013) – mental ward patient and fellow inmate of Erik Selvig
  9. Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014) – Smithsonian guard who discovers Cap’s stolen WWII costume
  10. Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) – elderly citizen of planet Xandar
  11. Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) – WWII veteran in Avengers Tower party (“Excelsior!”)
  12. Ant-Man (2015) – bartender in Luis’ backstory about Sam Wilson/Falcon looking for Scott Lang
  13. Captain America: Civil War (2016) – FedEx postman with delivery for “Tony Stank”
  14. Doctor Strange (2016) – bus passenger oblivious to magical battle outside the vehicle
  15. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) – astronaut talking to the Watcher extraterrestrials
  16. Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) – Gary the irate neighbor
  17. Thor: Ragnarok (2017) – Grandmaster’s barber (“My hands are not as steady as they used to be”)
  18. Black Panther (2018) – Busan casino patron taking T’Challa’s chips
  19. Avengers: Infinity War (2018) – driver for Peter Parker’s school bus
  20. Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018) – bystander whose car is shrunk by Hope Van Dyne/Wasp
  21. upcoming Avengers 4 (2019) – final cameo
  • Marvel Cinematic Universe – Series
  1. ABC’s Agents of SHIELD (Season 1: “TRACKS”) – train passenger
  2. ABC’s Agent Carter (Season 1: “The Blitzkrieg Button”) – borrows Howard Stark’s newspaper
  3. Netflix’s Marvel series – Irving Forbrush/Forbrush Man; backgrounds change from police captain to lawyer across various series
  4. Hulu’s Runaways – Runaways’ limo driver
  5. Freeform’s Cloak and Dagger – painted cameo
  • Marvel Animation – Disney Channel/XD
  1. Ultimate Spider-Man – Stan the Janitor, Agent (and founder and namer) of SHIELD
  2. Hulk and the Agents of SMASH – Stan the Salesman; Mayor Stan of Vista Verde
  3. Big Hero 6: The Series – Frederick Frederickson III/Boss Awesome
  • Disney
  1. Big Hero 6 (2014) – Frederick Frederickson III/Boss Awesome
  2. upcoming Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 (2018) – himself
  3. Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel (2013) – NYC hot dog vendor
  4. “Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: Breakout!” at Disney California Adventure – Collector specimen/prisoner
  • Video Games
  1. LEGO Marvel Super Heroes – himself/Stan-Hulk
  2. LEGO Marvel’s Avengers – himself/Stan-Hulk/Iron Stan/Stanbuster
  3. LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 – himself