Stan Lee, who is best known as writer, editor and publisher of Marvel Comics, passed away early Monday morning at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, according to The Hollywood Reporter. He was 95.
No other information is available at this time.
Lee got his start in the comics business in 1939 having created and co-created several well-known titles including Black Panther, Spider-Man, X-Men, The Mighty Thor, Iron Man, The Fantastic Four, The Incredible Hulk, Daredevil and Ant-Man.
Lee appeared in many of the Marvel film adaptations. Many considered his cameo as a fun Easter egg for many. Check out a full list of the films he appeared in below, according to GamesRadar.
The Trial of the Incredible Hulk (1989) – a jury member during Hulk’s trial
X-Men (2000) – a hot dog vendor as Senator Kelly emerges from the sea
Spider-Man (2002) – in the crowd as Spider-Man and Green Goblin fight for the first time
Daredevil (2003) – reading the paper in Matt Murdock’s flashback
Hulk (2003) – a security guard with the original TV Hulk, Lou Ferrigno
Spider-Man 2 (2004) – watching Spider-Man and Doctor Octopus fight
Fantastic Four (2005) – a post office man
X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) – Professor X and Magneto visit young Jean Grey, and Lee is the neighbor
Spider-Man 3 (2007) – talking to Peter Parker in Times Square
Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007) – a guest at Reed Richards and Sue Storm’s wedding.
Iron Man (2008) – a red carpet walker who gets mistaken for Hugh Hefner
The Incredible Hulk (2008) – he drinks soda mixed with Bruce Banner’s blood
Iron Man 2 (2010) – he gets mistaken for Larry King
Thor (2011) – a pickup truck driver watching a crowd try to move Thor’s hammer
Captain America: The First Avenger (2011) – a general in an audience honoring Captain America
The Avengers (2012) – on-screen in a news report after New York is destroyed
The Amazing Spider-Man (2012) — blissfully unaware of Spider-Man and Lizard duke fighting in the library behind him
Iron Man 3 (2013) – a beauty pageant judge
Thor: The Dark World (2013) – a mental ward patient
Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014) – a Smithsonian Institute security guard
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014) – an attendee at Peter Parker and Gwen Stacy’s graduation
Guardians Of The Galaxy (2014) – Rocket sees him having a conversation through his scanning device
Avengers: Age Of Ultron (2015) – a war veteran having drinks at the Avengers’ victory party
Ant-Man (2015) – a bartender in a flashback
Deadpool (2016) – a DJ at the club Vanessa works in
Captain America: Civil War (2016) – a Fed-Ex driver delivering Tony Stark’s package
X-Men: Apocalypse (2016) – in a montage of people witnessing Apocalypse’s destruction
Doctor Strange (2016) – a bus passenger as Doctor Strange and Baron Mordo battle Kaecilius
Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) – in Rocket and Yondu’s cosmic leap through space and in the post-credit scene
Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) – an annoyed neighbor as a car alarm goes off
Thor: Ragnarok (2017) – a barber who cut Thor’s hair
Black Panther (2018) – a gambler in the casino
Avengers: Infinity War (2018) – Peter Parker’s bus driver
Deadpool 2 (2018) – a mural on the side of a building
Ant-Man And The Wasp (2018) – getting in a car as Ant-Man and the Wasp are trying to get Hank’s lab back from Sonny Burch
Venom (2018) – a dog-walker
You can see his Marvel cameos and more in the below video.
Our thoughts are with Lee’s family and friends at this time.