Avengers stars Scarlett Johansson, Chris Evans, more react to Stan Lee's passing

The death of one of entertainment's greatest contributors has stars of movies based on his characters mourning the loss.

On Monday (November 12), the entertainment world lost one of it's greatest creators. The legendary Stan Lee passed away at age 95, and the world has been reacting to the major loss. Among the major stars who are speaking about the passing are actors from the popular Avengers Movies, including Scarlett Johansson and Chris Evans.


Scarlett Johansson

Johansson rose to new fame in her role as the super spy Black Widow. Her debut on the screen came in "Iron Man 2," before she joined the ensemble cast for Avengers. She'd return for multiple films, including two Captain America sequels and each of the Avengers sequels. She's also due for her own solo film as the character and paid her respect to the man who was behind Marvel.


Chris Evans

Best known as Captain America in the Marvel films, Chris Evans has become one of the recognizable faces, based on a Stan Lee favorite. On Monday, Evans was among the Avengers stars tweeting his thoughts to fans, family, and friends. He capped off his tweet with Stan Lee's trademark exclamation.


Anthony Mackie

Mackie has been a member of the Marvel Cinematic Universe since he took on the role of Falcon in "Captain America: The Winter Soldier." He'd reprise that role in several other movies including "Ant-Man," "Avengers: Age of Ultron," and "Avengers: Infinity War." Mackie tweeted his kind thoughts about Lee upon the news of his passing.


Tom Holland

It took some time and effort for him to join the team, but Tom Holland is happy to be there. Fans are happy to have one of Lee's greatest superheroes, Spider-Man, involved in the MCU. He's been featured in three films including "Avengers: Infinity War." Holland posted an image on Instagram along with his heartfelt words toward the late Stan Lee.


Robert Downey Jr.

Among the biggest stars of the MCU is Robert Downey Jr., who starred in the well-received "Iron Man" years ago. That was part of the launching of the MCU and Avengers films, which have become huge blockbusters. Downey posted to Instagram to let everyone know that Stan Lee gave him the role of a lifetime based on his superhero creation.

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