Characters of the Marvel Cinematic Universe: A–L

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A

Ajak

Ajak (portrayed by Salma Hayek) is the wise and spiritual leader of the Eternals who possesses healing abilities. She can also communicate with the Celestial Arishem, but passed on this ability to Sersi following her death.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the film Eternals.

Algrim

Algrim (portrayed by Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje), also known as Kurse, is a Dark Elf, and Malekith's lieutenant. He is one of the few Dark Elves who survived the catastrophe that almost wiped out their race. He is physically stronger and more durable than Thor, due to having his abilities enhanced with the Kurse Stone, enabling him to survive blows from Mjolnir, although Loki kills him with a black hole grenade.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the film Thor: The Dark World and the Disney+ series Loki (archival footage).

Ammit

Ammit (motion-captured by Sofia Danu, voiced by Saba Mubarak) is the imprisoned Egyptian goddess that resembles a humanoid version of her classical depiction whom Arthur Harrow plans to release. Ammit is known as "The Devourer of the Dead" and plans to cast her preemptive judgement on all of humanity. She is based on the Egyptian goddess of the same name.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the Disney+ series Moon Knight.

Ancient One

The Ancient One (portrayed by Tilda Swinton) is the former Sorcerer Supreme and mentor of Stephen Strange who is killed by Kaecilius. In 2023, Bruce Banner time travels to 2012 where he meets the Ancient One at the Sanctum Sanctorum while looking for the Time Stone.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in two films: Doctor Strange and Avengers: Endgame. An alternate version of the Ancient One appeared in the Disney+ animated series What If...?[1]: 2 

Arishem

Arishem (voiced by David Kaye)[2] is a Celestial who created the Eternals and the Deviants.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the film Eternals.

Att-Lass

Att-Lass (portrayed by Algenis Perez Soto) is a Kree member of Starforce, and their stealth and raid specialist. He uses twin pistols as weapons. Att-Lass accompanies Yon-Rogg, Starforce, and some Kree soldiers to Earth to find Carol Danvers where it was discovered that the late Mar-Vell had hidden some Skrull refugees. He seems reluctant to bring Danvers in once she has discovered her history. After Danvers shorts out the implant that limited her abilities, Att-Lass joins Starforce and the Kree soldiers in fighting her, but is subdued.

As of 2022 the character has appeared in the film Captain Marvel.

Ayesha

Ayesha (portrayed by Elizabeth Debicki) is the high priestess of the golden-skinned Sovereign race. She hires the Guardians of the Galaxy to protect Anulax Batteries from the Abilisk, but after Rocket steals several of the batteries with the intention to later sell them, she becomes enraged and sends her fleet of Omnicraft to kill them. Later, she is seen observing the gestation of a new member of the Sovereign race, and names it Adam.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the film Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. An alternate version of Ayesha appeared in the Disney+ animated series What If...?

Ayo

Ayo (portrayed by Florence Kasumba) is the second-in-command of the Dora Milaje in Wakanda.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in three films: Captain America: Civil War, Black Panther, and Avengers: Infinity War; and one Disney+ series: The Falcon and the Winter Soldier.

B

Hunter B-15

Hunter B-15 (portrayed by Wunmi Mosaku) is an agent of the Time Variance Authority and a brainwashed "time variant" who later remembers her family.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the Disney+ series Loki.

Bruce Banner / Hulk

Bucky Barnes / Winter Soldier / White Wolf

Clint Barton / Hawkeye

Laura Barton

Laura Barton (portrayed by Linda Cardellini) is a former S.H.I.E.L.D. agent, the wife of Clint Barton, and the mother of Cooper, Lila, and Nathaniel Barton. To protect themselves, Laura and her children live in secrecy, unbeknownst to the Avengers. However, the Avengers visit the Barton farm in 2015, and Laura mentions that she is pregnant with their third child. Clint decides to retire from the Avengers to be with his family, and Laura later gives birth to Nathaniel. In 2018, she and all three Barton children become victims of the Blip, but are brought back to life in 2023.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in two films: Avengers: Age of Ultron and Avengers: Endgame; as well as in the Disney+ series Hawkeye.[3]

Georges Batroc

Georges Batroc (portrayed by Georges St-Pierre) is an Algerian mercenary and pirate at the top of Interpol's Red Notice, as well as a former DGSE agent who scored 36 kill missions before being demobilized by the French government.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the film Captain America: The Winter Soldier and the Disney+ series The Falcon and the Winter Soldier.[4][5] An alternate version of Batroc appeared in the Disney+ animated series What If...?[6]: 2 

Quentin Beck / Mysterio

Quentin Beck (portrayed by Jake Gyllenhaal), also known as Mysterio, is a former Stark Industries employee and holographic illusions specialist who masquerades as a superhero named Quentin Beck from Earth-833. He is recruited by Nick Fury to help Spider-Man stop the Elementals, which he secretly creates through illusions as a way to get recognition for his life's work, and revenge due to his grievance at Stark Industries and by the late Tony Stark, his former employer. He is killed after one of the drones backfires, with William Ginter Riva downloading the drones' data and doctoring the footage to frame Spider-Man for the attack.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in two films: Spider-Man: Far From Home and Spider-Man: No Way Home (archival footage), as well as the web series The Daily Bugle (archival footage).

Yelena Belova / Black Widow

Yelena Belova (portrayed by Florence Pugh) is a highly trained spy and assassin who trained in the Red Room as a Black Widow and is an adopted sister to Natasha Romanoff.[7][8][9] In 2016, she works with Romanoff, Alexei Shostakov, and Melina Vostokoff to stop General Dreykov after he reactivates the Red Room program.[10] Following the Blip, which she fell victim to, and Romanoff's death, Belova is approached by Contessa Valentina Allegra de Fontaine to kill Clint Barton for his involvement in her sister Natasha's death. She locates Barton along with Kate Bishop and Maya Lopez and fights against them as a masked vigilante, until Barton unmasks her and she is forced to retreat. On Christmas Eve, Belova infiltrates the Bishop Christmas family party to kill Barton, but Bishop intercepts and fights her. Belova confronts Barton on the Rockefeller Center ice rink, and at first she does not believe his story about Romanoff's sacrifice. It is not until Barton reveals the details about the relationship between her and Romanoff that she accepts her sister's sacrifice.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the film Black Widow and the Disney+ series Hawkeye.[11]

Eleanor Bishop

Eleanor Bishop (portrayed by Vera Farmiga) is the wealthy mother of Kate Bishop. After her husband Derek dies in 2012, she becomes engaged to Jack Duquesne by 2024.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the Disney+ series Hawkeye.

Kate Bishop

Emil Blonsky / Abomination

Emil Blonsky (portrayed by Tim Roth), also known as the Abomination, is a British Royal Marine who is transformed into an atrocious humanoid creature with enhanced physiology and a deformed appearance as a result of being injected with an experimental version of the Super Soldier Serum, in conjunction with subsequent exposure to intense gamma radiation much like Bruce Banner himself years prior.[12][13]

As of 2022, the character has appeared in two films: The Incredible Hulk and Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings; as well as the Marvel One-Shot The Consultant (archival footage). He will return in the upcoming Disney+ series She-Hulk: Attorney at Law.

Ralph Bohner

Ralph Bohner (portrayed by Evan Peters) is a Westview resident to whom Agatha Harkness forces to impersonate Wanda Maximoff's twin brother Pietro. Harkness possesses him, imbuing him with Pietro's super-speed and forcing him into playing the role, in order to discover how Wanda created her alternate reality. He was initially introduced as "Agnes" (Harkness' alias)' unseen husband, who was frequently mentioned whenever Agnes needed a punchline for a laugh line. He was freed from Harkness' control when Monica Rambeau removed a magical necklace he was wearing.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the Disney+ series WandaVision. The role was a nod to Peters' character in 20th Century Fox's X-Men film series, Peter Maximoff.

Blackagar Boltagon / Black Bolt

Blackagar Boltagon / Black Bolt (portrayed by Anson Mount) is the Head of the Inhuman Royal Family and King of Attilan, whose voice can cause destruction with the slightest whisper.

In Earth-838, Black Bolt is a member of the Illuminati who is killed by Wanda Maximoff.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the Marvel Television series Inhumans. His Earth-838 counterpart appeared in the film Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.[14]

Isaiah Bradley

Isaiah Bradley (portrayed by Carl Lumbly) is an elderly super soldier who served in the Korean War, during which time he was sent behind enemy lines to fight the brainwashed Bucky Barnes, whose metal arm he damaged. After rescuing other black super soldiers who were being held prisoner, he was imprisoned by the U.S. government and Hydra for 30 years, experimented on, and his existence kept a secret, with not even Steve Rogers knowing of him. A nurse helped him escape by forging his death and he went into hiding. By 2024, he lives in Baltimore with his grandson Eli (portrayed by Elijah Richardson). He refuses to help Sam Wilson and Barnes when they seek him out, revealing his hatred for the government and contempt for the idea of a Black man becoming Captain America. Later, he is provided with his own memorial and statue in the Smithsonian Institution with Wilson's help.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the Disney+ series The Falcon and the Winter Soldier.

Ellen Brandt

Ellen Brandt (portrayed by Stéphanie Szostak) is a war veteran who lost her arm in battle before Advanced Idea Mechanics founder Aldrich Killian injects her with the Extremis virus, which grants enhanced regenerative capabilities. She and Eric Savin attack Tony Stark, but Stark is able to cause an explosion that sends Brandt flying into a set of power lines, fatally electrocuting her.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the film Iron Man 3.

Betty Brant

Elizabeth "Betty" Brant (portrayed by Angourie Rice) is a student at Midtown School of Science and Technology. This version of the character, in terms of appearance, bears a similarity to Gwen Stacy from the comic books, having long blonde hair and often wearing a black headband.[15] She is Liz's best friend, and host of the school's news report. In 2018, she is a victim of the Blip, but is restored to life in 2023. In 2024, she enters a brief relationship with Ned Leeds in Europe, maintaining a friendship after breaking up.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in three films: Spider-Man: Homecoming, Spider-Man: Far From Home, and Spider-Man: No Way Home; as well as the second season of the web series The Daily Bugle, as the website's newest unpaid intern.

Jackson Brice / Shocker

Jackson Brice (portrayed by Logan Marshall-Green) is a member of Adrian Toomes' criminal enterprise who wields a modified version of Brock Rumlow's vibro-blast emitting gauntlet and calls himself the "Shocker". After a weapons deal with Aaron Davis attracts Spider-Man's attention, Toomes fires him for his recklessness, to which Brice threatens to expose their operation. In response, Toomes fires one of Phineas Mason's weapons at Brice to intimidate him, but inadvertently disintegrates him instead. Following this, Toomes gives his vibro-gauntlet and the mantle of "Shocker" to fellow associate Herman Schultz.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the film Spider-Man: Homecoming.

Eddie Brock / Venom

Eddie Brock (portrayed by Tom Hardy) is an investigative journalist from an alternate reality who is briefly transported to the MCU. He returns to his universe and unknowingly leaves a piece of his symbiote Venom (voiced by Hardy) behind.[16]

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the film Spider-Man: No Way Home (mid-credits cameo). Hardy reprises both roles from Sony's Spider-Man Universe.

Bron-Char

Bron-Char (portrayed by Rune Temte) is is a Kree Empire operative and a member of Starforce. In addition to being an expert at hand-to-hand combat, he jokes about finding Korath attractive. After Carol Danvers fights the Supreme Intelligence's control and burns out the implant that limits her abilities, she fights Starforce and subdues Bron-Char.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the film Captain Marvel.

Sonny Burch

Sonny Burch (portrayed by Walton Goggins) is a "low-level criminal-type" who wants Hank Pym's quantum technology to sell on the black market. He has henchmen (consisting of Uzman, Anitolov, Knox, and FBI agent Stoltz) and is the owner of a restaurant (presumably as a front). Sonny attempts to buy Pym's Ant-Man technology, but gets turned down by Hope van Dyne. Sonny's men subsequently battle Van Dyne and Scott Lang. He later manages to get information out of Lang's friends Luis, Kurt, and Dave via his "truth serum" concoction.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the film Ant-Man and the Wasp.

C

Mitchell Carson

Mitchell Carson (portrayed by Martin Donovan), is the former head of defense at S.H.I.E.L.D. while secretly working for Hydra. When Hank Pym discovers S.H.I.E.L.D. has been trying to replicate his Pym particles in 1989, he confronts Carson, Peggy Carter, and Howard Stark. In 2015, Carson allies himself with Pym's former protege-turned-adversary, Darren Cross, who has managed to successfully replicate the Pym particles. During a confrontation among these parties, Carson absconds with the particles.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the film Ant-Man.

Peggy Carter

Sharon Carter / Agent 13 / Power Broker

Sharon Carter (portrayed by Emily VanCamp), also known as Agent 13, is Peggy Carter's niece. She initially appears as an agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. and later of the CIA, before going into hiding in Madripoor, where she secretly works as the Power Broker.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in two films: Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Captain America: Civil War;[17] as well as the Disney+ series The Falcon and the Winter Soldier. An alternate version of Sharon Carter appeared in the Disney+ animated series What If...?[1][18]

Charlie-27

Charlie-27 (portrayed by Ving Rhames) is the captain of a Ravager Clan, distinguished by their mustard yellow garbs.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the film Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.

America Chavez

America Chavez (portrayed by Xochitl Gomez) is a teenager from the Utopian Parallel who has the ability to travel between dimensions in the multiverse by punching open star-shaped doorways.[19][20] After traveling across the multiverse along with Stephen Strange and helping defeat Wanda Maximoff, she chooses to stay on Earth-616 and learn the mystic arts at Kamar-Taj under Wong's tutelage.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the film Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.

Helen Cho

Dr. Helen Cho (portrayed by Claudia Kim) is a world-renowned Korean geneticist and the leader of the U-GIN Research Group. She is called upon to assist the Avengers with her research and technology in the war against Hydra, treating Clint Barton's injuries. Later, she is approached and brainwashed by Ultron to create a new body for him using vibranium and synthetic tissue, this body becoming Vision.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the film Avengers: Age of Ultron.

Clea

Clea (portrayed by Charlize Theron) is a sorceress from the Dark Dimension who comes to Earth to enlist Stephen Strange's help.

As of 2022, the characters has appeared in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (mid-credits cameo).

Curt Connors / Lizard

Dr. Curt Connors (portrayed by Rhys Ifans), also known as the Lizard, is an Oscorp scientist from an alternate reality who attempted to engineer a regeneration serum to help regrow limbs and human tissue, but was transformed into a large reptilian monster.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the film Spider-Man: No Way Home. Ifans reprised the role from the film The Amazing Spider-Man.

Phil Coulson

Darren Cross / Yellowjacket

Dr. Darren Cross (portrayed by Corey Stoll), also known as the Yellowjacket, is Hank Pym's former protégé. He attempts to re-create the Pym particle formula and sell it to Hydra, but is foiled by Scott Lang, Pym, and Pym's daughter Hope van Dyne.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the film Ant-Man; as well as the WHIH Newsfront viral marketing campaign.

D

Carol Danvers / Captain Marvel

Dave

Dave (portrayed by Tip "T.I." Harris) is a friend of Scott Lang and Luis who works as Lang's getaway driver during heists. He enjoys playing poker and watching football. He later teases Hank Pym about the heist they pulled in his house before he became one of his employees.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in two films: Ant-Man and Ant-Man and the Wasp.[21]

Aaron Davis

Aaron Davis (portrayed by Donald Glover)[22][23][24] is a low-level criminal with a sense of morality. He attempts to buy high-tech firearms from Herman Schultz and Jackson Brice, only to be interrupted by Spider-Man. The hero later confronts Davis, webs his hand to his car, and questions him regarding Adrian Toomes' plans. Davis gives information about a sale with his former acquaintance Mac Gargan, and admits to wanting to keep the weapons off the streets to protect his nephew. Spider-Man leaves, leaving Davis trapped to his car. In a deleted scene, Davis tries to use his keys to get the webbing off, without success. He calls his nephew to say that "he's not gonna make it".[25]

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the film Spider-Man: Homecoming.

Valentina Allegra de Fontaine

Contessa Valentina Allegra de Fontaine (portrayed by Julia Louis-Dreyfus), also known by her nickname Val, is an influential contessa who approaches John Walker after he is stripped of the mantle of Captain America following his killing a member of the Flag Smashers. She expresses sympathy for his situation and tells him that the people she works for may have use for his services. She later convinces Walker to take up the mantle of the U.S. Agent. De Fontaine is also Yelena Belova's handler, recruiting her for a mission to kill Clint Barton, being revealed that de Fontaine's client who requested this mission is Eleanor Bishop.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the Disney+ series The Falcon and the Winter Soldier and the film Black Widow (post-credits cameo).

Death Dealer

Death Dealer (portrayed by Andy Le) is a Ten Rings assassin and Shang-Chi's martial arts mentor during his youth. He accompanied Razor Fist and the Ten Rings in acquiring Xialing's pendant where he fought Shang-Chi before Wenwu broke up the fight. During the battle of Ta Lo, Death Dealer is the first person killed by the forces of the Dweller-in-Darkness, prompting the Ten Rings into forming a truce with the Ta Lo villagers.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the film Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.

Jacques Dernier

Jacques Dernier (portrayed by Bruno Ricci) is a French member of the Howling Commandos who fought alonsgide Steve Rogers during World War II.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the film Captain America: The First Avenger.[26] An alternate version of Dernier appeared in the Disney+ animated series What If...?

Rhomann Dey

Rhomann Dey (portrayed by John C. Reilly) is a member of the Nova Corps and contact to Peter Quill and the Guardians of the Galaxy. He is promoted to the rank of Denarian due to his actions during the Battle of Xandar.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the film Guardians of the Galaxy.

Max Dillon / Electro

Max Dillon (portrayed by Jamie Foxx), also known as Electro, is an Oscorp electrical engineer from an alternate reality who gained electric powers after falling into a batch of electric eels.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the film Spider-Man: No Way Home. Foxx reprised the role from the film The Amazing Spider-Man 2.

Dormammu

Dormammu (voiced by Benedict Cumberbatch and an unidentified British actor) is a primordial inter-dimensional entity and ruler of the Dark Dimension. He wields apocalyptic levels of supernatural power. Dormammu seeks to absorb all other universes into his Dark Dimension and turn the victims into Mindless Ones. The Zealots misinterpret this eternal existence as a benevolent longevity, and Dormammu gives them some of his power. Stephen Strange uses the Time Stone to trap himself and Dormammu in an endless loop, where he offers a bargain and dies when the entity refuses. Desperate to escape this loop, Dormammu accepts the bargain to end it in exchange for taking his Zealots from the Earth and never returning to it. This version of Dormammu appears as a massive face made of rippling mystical energy, with his full form never seen.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the film Doctor Strange. An alternate version of Dormammu appeared in the Disney+ animated series What If...?[27]

Drax

Dreykov

General Dreykov (portrayed by Ray Winstone) is a high-ranking officer in the Soviet Armed Forces who acts as the Red Room's overseer and father and superior to Taskmaster. He is killed by Yelena Belova in 2016.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the film Black Widow.

Antonia Dreykov / Taskmaster

Antonia Dreykov (portrayed by Olga Kurylenko), also known as Taskmaster, is an agent of the Red Room, brainwashed by her father Dreykov. She studies her opponents' fighting style in order to mimic them and learn how to use it against them,[28][29]: 4  and uses techniques from other superheroes.[30]

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the film Black Widow.

Druig

Druig (portrayed by Barry Keoghan) is an aloof Eternal who can use cosmic energy to control the minds of others. He becomes withdrawn from the other Eternals because he disagrees with their interactions with humankind.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the film Eternals.

Dum Dum Dugan

Timothy "Dum Dum" Dugan (portrayed by Neal McDonough) is a member of the Howling Commandos who fought alongside Steve Rogers during World War II.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the film Captain America: The First Avenger,[31] as well as the Marvel One-Shot Agent Carter and the television series of the same name.[32] An alternate version of Dugan appeared in the Disney+ animated series What If...?[33]

Jack Duquesne

Jack Duquesne (portrayed by Tony Dalton) is the fiancée of Eleanor Bishop, the nephew of Armand III, and CEO of the shell corporation Sloan Limited. Along with his uncle, he attends a black market auction of items stolen from the Avengers compound in 2024, and steals Ronin's retractable sword. Jack later assists Clint Barton in fighting the Tracksuit Mafia during Kate Bishop's fight with Wilson Fisk.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the Disney+ series Hawkeye.

E

Ego

Ego (portrayed by Kurt Russell) is a Celestial and Peter Quill's father.[34]

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the film Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. An alternate version of Ego appeared in the Disney+ animated series What If...?[1]: 2 

Eitri

Eitri (portrayed by Peter Dinklage) is the king of the Dwarves, an ancient race of skilled forgers and blacksmiths who hail from the realm of Nidavellir. Atypically to his traditional diminutive form in the comic books, the MCU's version of Eitri is depicted at a giant's size (although he still refers to his race as Dwarves). Thor comes to him on Nidavellir asking for a new weapon after Mjolnir was destroyed by Hela. Eitri reveals that Thanos forced the Dwarves to produce the Infinity Gauntlet, before slaughtering the entire race except Eitri, destroying his hands to render him unable to forge anything ever again. Thor, Groot, and Rocket all help Eitri create the new weapon, Stormbreaker.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the film Avengers: Infinity War. An alternate version of Eitri appeared in the Disney+ animated series What If...?[35]

Layla El-Faouly / Scarlet Scarab

Layla El-Faouly (portrayed by May Calamawy), also known as Scarlet Scarab, is Marc Spector's wife, an archeologist and adventurer.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the Disney+ series Moon Knight.

Matthew Ellis

Matthew Ellis (portrayed by William Sadler)[36][37][38] is the President of the United States. In 2012, he is kidnapped on board Air Force One by Eric Savin via the Iron Patriot armor. He becomes a hostage of Aldrich Killian's fake terrorist attack before being rescued by Tony Stark and James Rhodes. In 2014, he is one of the targets marked by Alexander Pierce's Helicarriers before being saved by Steve Rogers and Sam Wilson.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the film Iron Man 3, as well as the television series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and the WHIH Newsfront viral marketing campaign.

Eros / Starfox

Eros (portrayed by Harry Styles),[39] also known as Starfox, is an Eternal and the brother of Thanos.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the film Eternals (mid-credits cameo).

Abraham Erskine

Dr. Abraham Erskine (portrayed by Stanley Tucci) is the creator of the Super Soldier Serum, being responsible for the origin of Steve Rogers as Captain America and Johann Schmidt as the Red Skull. Before being assassinated by Hydra agent Heinz Kruger, Erskine motivates Rogers to always remain as a good man in his heart.[40]

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the film Captain America: The First Avenger. An alternate version of Erskine appeared in the Disney+ animated series What If...?[41]: 2 

Christine Everhart

Christine Everhart (portrayed by Leslie Bibb) is a news reporter for Vanity Fair and later a news broadcaster for WHiH World News.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in two films: Iron Man and Iron Man 2; as well as the WHIH Newsfront viral marketing campaign.[42] An alternate version of Everhart appeared in the Disney+ animated series What If...?[43]: 2 

F

James Falsworth

James Montgomery Falsworth (portrayed by JJ Feild) is a British member of the Howling Commandos who fought alongside Steve Rogers during World War II.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the film Captain America: The First Avenger.[44][45] An alternate version of Falsworth appeared in the Disney+ animated series What If...?

Fandral

Fandral (initially portrayed by Joshua Dallas and subsequently by Zachary Levi), also known as Fandral the Dashing, is a member of the Warriors Three, depicted as a dashing warrior from Asgard.[46] He is killed by Hela in 2017.[47][48]

As of 2022, the character has appeared in three films: Thor, Thor: The Dark World, and Thor: Ragnarok. An alternate version of Fandral appeared in the Disney+ animated series What If...?, voiced by Max Mittelman.[49]

Wilson Fisk / Kingpin

John Flynn

John Flynn (portrayed by Bradley Whitford)[50] is a senior agent of the Strategic Scientific Reserve. After the end of World War II, Peggy Carter is among the agents stationed under him though he never assigns her to field work. Though he wants to officially punish her after she goes against orders and successfully retrieves the mysterious Zodiac serum, she is promoted to head of S.H.I.E.L.D. alongside Howard Stark, with him now working under her.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the Marvel One-Shot Agent Carter. An alternate version of Flynn appeared in the Disney+ animated series What If...?

Bill Foster

Dr. William "Bill" Foster (portrayed by Laurence Fishburne) is a physicist and the former Giant-Man.[51][52][53] He was Hank Pym's assistant on "Project Goliath" and is Ava Starr's surrogate father after Elihas' death. In 2018, Foster teaches quantum physics at UC Berkeley when he encounters his former employer, Scott Lang, and Hope van Dyne. When Ava restrains Pym, Lang and Hope, Foster states that he has been working to cure Ava by obtaining quantum energy from the Quantum Realm. As Pym knows that Foster's plan will affect Janet van Dyne's rescue, Hope and Pym manage their escape. When Lang goes into the Quantum Ralm, Pym talks Foster down and states that he will find a way to help stabilize Ava as Pym's ants see Foster out. After Janet is rescued from the realm and gives some of her energy to stabilize Ava, Fotser takes Ava away as Pym still vows to find a way to help stabilize Ava for good.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the film Ant-Man and the Wasp.

Jane Foster

Dr. Jane Foster (portrayed by Natalie Portman) is an astrophysicist who, along with Darcy Lewis and Erik Selvig, first discover Thor in his banishment from Asgard to Earth.[54] She is depicted most commonly as the romantic interest of Thor from 2011 through 2015.[55]

As of 2022, the character has appeared in three films: Thor, Thor: The Dark World, and Avengers: Endgame. An alternate version of Jane Foster appeared in the Disney+ animated series What If...?[56][57] She will return in the upcoming film Thor: Love and Thunder.

Frigga

Frigga (portrayed by Rene Russo) is Thor's biological mother and Loki's adopted mother,[58] who is killed by Algrim in 2013.[59] In 2023, Thor time travels to 2013, where Frigga comforts his depression during his mission to retrieve the Reality Stone.[60][61] She also knows that her time is near, and prevents Thor from telling her how she dies by encouraging him to change his future.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in three films: Thor, Thor: The Dark World, and Avengers: Endgame; as well as the Disney+ series Loki (archival footage). An alternate version of Frigga appeared in the Disney+ animated series What If...?, voiced by Josette Eales.[49]

Nick Fury

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Mac Gargan

MacDonald "Mac" Gargan (portrayed by Michael Mando) is a professional criminal and one of Adrian Toomes' potential buyers. In the wake of an encounter with Spider-Man, Gargan is arrested by the FBI and vows revenge, seeking out new allies to help him kill Spider-Man. He approaches Toomes in prison on the basis of certain rumours, wanting to know Spider-Man's identity to settle personal scores. Toomes denies that he knows it, however.

As of 2022, the characters has appeared in the film Spider-Man: Homecoming.

Gamora

Gilgamesh

Gilgamesh (portrayed by Don Lee) is a strong Eternal who can project an exoskeleton of cosmic energy and becomes Thena's guardian over the centuries. He is later killed by the Deviant Kro.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the film Eternals.

Corvus Glaive

Corvus Glaive (voiced and portrayed via motion capture in live-action by Michael James Shaw) is one Thanos' adoptive sons. He joined his father in his quest for the six Infinity Stones, initially attacked the Statesman with his siblings and helped to kill the Asgardians aboard and retrieve the Space Stone. While attempting to retrieve the Mind Stone from Vision with Proxima Midnight, they are met in battle and defeated by Steve Rogers, Natasha Romanoff, and Sam Wilson. During a second attempt, Midnight leads the Outriders in attacking the Avengers on the ground to distract from Glaive infiltrating Shuri's lab to attack her, which leads Vision to come to her defense and tackle Glaive out of the lab. Rogers intervenes in the fight, but Glaive incapacitates the former before Vision kills the latter. A past version of Glaive from 2014 travels through time with Thanos' army to fight the Avengers, only to be killed by Okoye.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in two films: Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame. An alternate version of Glaive appeared in the Disney+ animated series What If...?, voiced by Fred Tatasciore.[62]

Grandmaster

The Grandmaster (portrayed by Jeff Goldblum) is the ruler of Sakaar, where he hosts a series of games called the Contest of Champions. He is the brother of the Collector.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in two films: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (end credits sequence) and Thor: Ragnarok; and one short film: Team Darryl. An alternate version of the Grandmaster appeared in the Disney+ animated series What If...?[57] He will return in the upcoming film Thor: Love and Thunder.

Groot

H

Justin Hammer

Justin Hammer (portrayed by Sam Rockwell) is a weapons manufacturer and rival of Tony Stark. After noticing Ivan Vanko's use of an arc reactor-based weapon, he breaks Vanko out of jail and uses him for making weapons, including turning James Rhodes' armor into War Machine.[12][13]

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the film Iron Man 2; and one Marvel One-Shot: All Hail the King.

Maya Hansen

Maya Hansen (portrayed by Rebecca Hall) is a scientist and a developer of the Extremis virus. She then works for Aldrich Killian who uses the virus as a weapon. She is later killed by him after she turns on him and has a change of heart.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the film Iron Man 3.

Agatha Harkness

Agatha Harkness (portrayed by Kathryn Hahn) is a witch. In 1693, she kills members of her Salem coven (including her mother Evanora) when they attempt to execute her for practicing dark magic. She is initially portrayed as a friendly neighbor of Wanda Maximoff in Westview, but is ultimately revealed to be after Maximoff's powers.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the Disney+ series WandaVision. She will return in the upcoming Disney+ series Agatha: House of Harkness.[63]

Roger Harrington

Roger Harrington (portrayed by Martin Starr) is a science teacher at Midtown School of Science and Technology. In 2011, as a student at Culver University, he grants Bruce Banner access to the computers in exchange for some pizza.[64] After graduating, he goes on to become a teacher and the coach of the school Academic Decathlon Team. He goes as a chaperone on a school sponsored trip to Europe in 2024. Among his students are Peter Parker, Flash Thompson, Michelle Jones, Ned Leeds, and Betty Brant.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in four films: The Incredible Hulk, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Spider-Man: Far From Home, and Spider-Man: No Way Home.

Arthur Harrow

Arthur Harrow (portrayed by Ethan Hawke) is a cult leader and avatar of Ammit who encourages Marc Spector to embrace his inner darkness. While named after a minor single-issue Moon Knight adversary from the comic books, Harrow is an original character, depicted as the former avatar of Khonshu.

Hawke also portrays Doctor Harrow, a psychiatrist version that only exists in Steven Grant's and Spector's mind, who helps Grant confront the truth of his mother's death while denying Khonshu's existence.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the Disney+ series Moon Knight.

Tyler Hayward

Tyler Hayward (portrayed by Josh Stamberg) is the acting director of S.W.O.R.D., having taken over from Maria Rambeau following her death.[65] Following the Blip, he is shown to have animosity against superheroes, viewing Wanda Maximoff as dangerous which leads to him kicking colleague Monica Rambeau off the Westview investigation for having defended Maximoff. He is revealed to have lied to Monica, FBI agent Jimmy Woo, and astrophysicist Darcy Lewis earlier about Maximoff and has been working on a secret project dealing with Vision. The project culminates with Vision being reactivated by exposure to Maximoff's powers from a drone. His plan to eliminate Maximoff with Vision, however, fails when Maximoff's Vision restores the real Vision's memories. When Maximoff's alternate reality is partially taken down, Darcy stops Hayward from ramming Maximoff's children Billy and Tommy, and he is arrested for tampering with evidence and removed from S.W.O.R.D.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the Disney+ series WandaVision.

He Who Remains

He Who Remains (portrayed by Jonathan Majors) is the creator of the Time Variance Authority, which he founded after a multiversal war. He resides in the Citadel at the End of Time before being ultimately killed by Sylvie.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the Disney+ series Loki.[66] A "variant" of him, Kang the Conqueror, will appear in the upcoming film Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania.

Heimdall

Heimdall (portrayed by Idris Elba) is the sole protector of the Bifröst in Asgard and ally to Thor, inspired by the mythical Heimdallr in Norse mythology.[67] He is ultimately killed by Thanos in 2018 after sending Hulk to Earth via the Bifröst to warn the Avengers of Thanos' conquest.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in five films: Thor, Thor: The Dark World,[68] Avengers: Age of Ultron,[69] Thor: Ragnarok, and Avengers: Infinity War.[70] An alternate version of Heimdall appeared in the Disney+ animated series What If...?[71]

Hela

Hela (portrayed by Cate Blanchett), also known as the Goddess of Death, is the eldest daughter of Odin, Thor's father and king of Asgard. Like Thor, her powers are drawn from Asgard and are strongest while she's there. As Odin's executioner, she helped conquer realms that allowed Asgard to grow and prosper. However, being the Goddess of Death, her growing destructive ambition led Odin to cast her out of the realm, which consequently weakened her powers and allowed Asgard to enjoy times of peace within the Nine Realms. Hela's banishment is rescinded upon the death of Odin, at which time she returns to claim her rightful place as queen. Her return is significant as the beginning of Ragnarok, the prophesized destruction of Asgard.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the film Thor: Ragnarok.

Maria Hill

Maria Hill (portrayed by Cobie Smulders) is a recurring S.H.I.E.L.D. member and ally to Nick Fury. In 2018, she is a victim of the Blip, being restored to life in 2023.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in five films: The Avengers, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Avengers: Infinity War (post-credits cameo), and Avengers: Endgame, and is impersonated by the Skrull Soren in Spider-Man: Far From Home;[72] as well as three episodes of the television series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. An alternate version of Maria Hill appeared in the Disney+ animated series What If...?[1]: 2  She will return in the upcoming Disney+ series Secret Invasion.[73]

Happy Hogan

Harold "Happy" Hogan (portrayed by Jon Favreau) is Tony Stark's bodyguard and close friend, and head of security for Stark Industries. Hogan is later assigned by Stark as head of Asset Management for the Avengers. He also serves as a mentor to Peter Parker after Stark's death and is romantically attracted to Parker's aunt, May.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in seven films: Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Iron Man 3, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Avengers: Endgame, Spider-Man: Far From Home, and Spider-Man: No Way Home.[74] An alternate version of Happy Hogan appeared in the Disney+ animated series What If...?[1]

Hogun

Hogun (portrayed by Tadanobu Asano), also known as Hogun the Grim, is a member of the Warriors Three of Asgard, depicted as a Vanir grim warrior from Vanaheim. He is killed by Hela in 2017.[75][48]

As of 2022, the character has appeared in three films: Thor, Thor: The Dark World, and Thor: Ragnarok. An alternate version of Hogun appeared in the Disney+ animated series What If...?, voiced by David Chen.[49]

Lemar Hoskins / Battlestar

Sergeant major[76] Lemar Hoskins (portrayed by Clé Bennett), also known as Battlestar, was the partner of John Walker, the new Captain America. Hoskins and Walker served together in Operation Enduring Freedom and Hoskins laments that they could have saved a lot of lives had they been super soldiers. During a fight with the Flag Smashers, Karli Morgenthau punches him into a concrete pillar, killing him.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the Disney+ series The Falcon and the Winter Soldier.

Howard the Duck

Howard the Duck (voiced by Seth Green) is an anthropomorphic duck who used to be one of the Collector's specimens. He was briefly shown later joining the Avengers and other heroes in the final battle against Thanos.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in three films: Guardians of the Galaxy, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, and Avengers: Endgame. An alternate version of Howard appeared in the Disney+ animated series What If...?[77]

I

Ikaris

Ikaris (portrayed by Richard Madden) is an Eternal who can fly, project cosmic energy beams from his eyes, and has superhuman strength. He was also Sersi's romantic partner before leaving her thousands of years ago. In 2024, he feeds Ajak to the Deviants before reuniting with the rest of the Eternals on Earth, betraying the team in order to uphold Arishem's instructions. However, he is unable to bring himself to kill Sersi and fails to prevent the Eternals from stopping Tiamut's "emergence". Guilt-ridden, he commits suicide by flying into the Sun.[78]

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the film Eternals.

Jason Ionello

Jason Ionello (portrayed by Jorge Lendeborg Jr.) is a student at Midtown School of Science and Technology and the co-host of Midtown News with Betty Brant.[79] In 2018, he is a victim of the Blip, but is restored to life in 2023.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in two films: Spider-Man: Homecoming and Spider-Man: Far From Home.

J

J. Jonah Jameson

Edwin Jarvis

Edwin Jarvis (portrayed by James D'Arcy) was the butler and trusted ally of Howard Stark, and helped Peggy Carter in her mission of clearing his master's name when Johann Fennhoff attempted to convince the SSR Stark was guilty of treason. Gaining a thirst for adventure as a result, Jarvis volunteered to assist Carter once again when Whitney Frost threatened the world due to being consumed with Darkforce. However, when his beloved wife was almost killed by Frost, Jarvis was forced to reevaluate his future. Over the years, he served as a support figure during the childhood of Tony Stark. When Jarvis eventually died, the young Stark paid tribute to him by naming his artificial intelligence system J.A.R.V.I.S. after him.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the television series Agent Carter and the film Avengers: Endgame.

Jon Jon

Jon Jon (portrayed by Ronny Chieng), is Xialing's right-hand man and announcer at her underground fighting club. He later joins the Ten Rings after Xialing assumes leadership and restructures it.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the film Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.

Gabe Jones

Gabriel "Gabe" Jones (portrayed by Derek Luke) is an African-American member of the Howling Commandos who fought alongside Steve Rogers during World War II.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the film Captain America: The First Avenger.[80] An alternate version of Jones appeared in the Disney+ animated series What If...?

Michelle "MJ" Jones-Watson

K

Kaecilius

Kaecilius (portrayed by Mads Mikkelsen) is a sorcerer and former Master of the Mystic Arts who is a follower of Dormammu.[81][82]

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the film Doctor Strange.

Katy

Katy (portrayed by Awkwafina), also known as Ruiwen, is a hotel valet and Shang-Chi's best friend who was unaware of his past.[83]

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the film Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.[84][85]

Kazi

Kazimierz "Kazi" Kazimierczak (portrayed by Fra Fee) is a prominent member of the Tracksuit Mafia. He is the second in command and personal sign interpreter to Maya Lopez, who has been his friend since childhood.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the Disney+ series Hawkeye.

Harley Keener

Harley Keener (portrayed by Ty Simpkins) is a child from Tennessee who, in 2012, assists Tony Stark following the destruction of his mansion and the ongoing attacks by the "Mandarin" (Aldrich Killian). In 2023, Keener appears as a young man at Stark's funeral.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in two films: Iron Man 3 and Avengers: Endgame (cameo).

Khonshu

Khonshu (motion-captured by Karim El Hakim, voiced by F. Murray Abraham) is the Egyptian moon god, an outcast amongst the gods for waging a "one-god war on perceived injustices", thus necessitating him to find and use his avatar, Marc Spector.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the Disney+ series Moon Knight.

Aldrich Killian

Aldrich Killian (portrayed by Guy Pearce) is the co-developer of the Extremis virus. He is also depicted as the founder of Advanced Idea Mechanics. Starting out as a sickly individual snubbed by Tony Stark in the past, he swore revenge. Years later, Killian participates in Maya Hansen's development of Extremis to cure himself, founds a terrorist movement with a group of Extremis-enhanced soldiers under his command, and poses as the Mandarin to ruin Stark, only to be killed by the Extremis-enhanced Pepper Potts.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the film Iron Man 3.

Kingo

Kingo (portrayed by Kumail Nanjiani) is an Eternal who can project cosmic energy projectiles from his hands. Enamored with fame, Kingo becomes a popular Bollywood film actor and director to blend in on Earth. He also has a production company in Mumbai.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the film Eternals.

Ulysses Klaue

Ulysses Klaue (portrayed by Andy Serkis) is a South-African black-market arms dealer, smuggler, and gangster who specializes in the sale of stolen vibranium from Wakanda. After losing his arm to an angry Ultron, Klaue adopts a prosthetic sonic weapon, and works with N'Jadaka until the latter kills him.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in two films: Avengers: Age of Ultron and Black Panther. An alternate version of Klaue appeared in the Disney+ animated series What If...?[1]: 2 

Korath

Korath (portrayed by Djimon Hounsou) was a member of the Starforce during the Kree-Skrull War before becoming Ronan the Accuser's enforcer, during which he turns against Thanos and fights the Guardians of the Galaxy, only to be killed by Drax.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in two films: Guardians of the Galaxy and Captain Marvel. An alternate version of Korath appeared in the Disney+ animated series What If...?[86]

Korg

Korg (voiced and motion-captured by Taika Waititi) is a Kronan warrior who was forced to participate in the Contest of Champions on Sakaar. He later leads a rebellion against the Grandmaster and escapes the planet with the help of Thor and travels to Earth. By 2023, he resides in Tønsberg, Norway, now named New Asgard.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in two films: Thor: Ragnarok and Avengers: Endgame. An alternate version of Korg appeared in the Disney+ animated series What If...?[57] He will return in the upcoming film Thor: Love and Thunder.[87]

Kro

Kro (voiced by Bill Skarsgård)[88] is a Deviant who despises the Eternals. He is later killed by Thena.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the film Eternals.

Krugarr

Krugarr is a Lem, a race of extremely long-lived worm-like creatures. He is a sorcerer and a captain of his own faction of the Ravagers. He was also one of the members of Stakar Ogord's faction in the past.

As of 2022 the character has appeared in the film Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.

Heinz Kruger

Heinz Kruger (portrayed by Richard Armitage) is the Red Skull's top assassin who kills Abraham Erskine.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the film Captain America: The First Avenger.[89] An alternate version of Kruger appeared in the Disney+ animated series What If...?

Kurt

Kurt (portrayed by David Dastmalchian) is a friend and roommate of Scott Lang and Luis who works as the team's hacker during heists. He, Luis, and Dave are together known as the "Three Wombats". In 2021, Dastmalchian revealed Kurt's last name was Goreshter.[90]

As of 2022, the character has appeared in two films: Ant-Man and Ant-Man and the Wasp. An alternate version of Kurt appeared in the Disney+ animated series What If...?[91]: 2 

L

Cassie Lang

Cassandra "Cassie" Lang (portrayed by Abby Ryder Fortson and subsequently by Emma Fuhrmann and Kathryn Newton) is the daughter of Scott Lang.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in three films: Ant-Man, Ant-Man and the Wasp, and Avengers: Endgame. She will return in the upcoming film Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania.

Scott Lang / Ant-Man

Laufey

Laufey (portrayed by Colm Feore) is the king of the Frost Giants based on Laufey in Norse mithology. He is the biological father to Loki who abandoned him as a child, due to his small size. Laufey has a strong hatred for Odin for his defeat in battle when he tried to conquer Earth. Loki convinces Laufey to take over Asgard himself, but betrays and kills Laufey to prove himself worthy of Odin.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the film Thor.[92][12][13]

Ned Leeds

Ned Leeds (portrayed by Jacob Batalon) is Peter Parker's best friend and the first person other than Tony Stark and Happy Hogan to discover Parker's identity as Spider-Man. He falls victim to the Blip in 2018 but is revived in 2023. In 2024, following the exposure and incrimination of Parker's secret identity to the world, Ned, MJ, and Parker's university applications are all subsequently rejected due to the controversy, in spite of the lifting of his criminal charges. When villains from alternate realities are brought into their universe, Ned and MJ help Parker collect the displaced villains into the Sanctum Sanctorum. Following a staged coup by the alternate Norman Osborn that results in the villains breaking out of captivity, Ned accidentally summons two alternate Spider-Men, referred to as "Peter-Two" and "Peter-Three", who aid the main universe's Parker in curing the villains. Ned and MJ share a final goodbye with Parker before Stephen Strange casts a spell which wipes the world's memories of Parker and sends the displaced individuals back to their realities, relinquishing Ned's friendship with Parker completely.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in five films: Spider-Man: Homecoming, Avengers: Infinity War, Avengers: Endgame (cameo), Spider-Man: Far From Home, and Spider-Man: No Way Home, as well in the web series The Daily Bugle.[93]

Darcy Lewis

Dr. Darcy Lewis (portrayed by Kat Dennings) is an original character in the MCU, often serving as comic relief.[94] In 2011 and 2013, she is a political science major at Culver University and volunteer research assistant to astrophysicist Jane Foster for college credit.[94][95] By 2023, she has a doctorate in astrophysics and is called in by S.W.O.R.D. to help investigate Westview.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in two films: Thor and Thor: The Dark World; as well as the Disney+ series WandaVision.[96] An alternate version of Darcy Lewis appeared in the Disney+ animated series What If...?[1]: 2 

Liz

Liz (portrayed by Laura Harrier) is a senior at Midtown School of Science and Technology who leads the decathlon team. She is the daughter of Adrian Toomes and initial love interest of Peter Parker.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the film Spider-Man: Homecoming.

List

Dr. List (portrayed by Henry Goodman) is a Hydra scientist who conducted the experimentation on Loki's scepter and the twins Pietro and Wanda Maximoff.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in two films: Captain America: The Winter Soldier (mid-credits cameo) and Avengers: Age of Ultron; as well as the television series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Maya Lopez

Maya Lopez (portrayed by Alaqua Cox) is the Native American deaf leader of the Tracksuit Mafia who can perfectly imitate others' movements. She is the daughter of William Lopez and adopted niece of Wilson Fisk. In 2024, she commands the Tracksuit Mafia against Clint Barton and Kate Bishop.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in the Disney+ series Hawkeye. She will return in the upcoming Disney+ series Echo.

Loki

Luis

Luis (portrayed by Michael Peña) is Scott Lang's best friend, serving as his former criminal liaison and ally.

As of 2022, the character has appeared in two films: Ant-Man and Ant-Man and the Wasp.

See also

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