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THEN and NOW: First Vs. Last MCU Appearance Of 43 Actors

“Part Of The Journey Is The Beginning”

– Tony Stark

Long before these stars of the Marvel Cinematic Universe were roped in to play their respective superhero roles, they were all a little undervalued in Hollywood. They might all be A-listers now, but it wasn’t the same always. They demonstrated more than just good acting skills and did justice to their respective characters. In today’s time, most of these actors are worth millions of dollars.

They started out in small films and TV series before earning a spot in the franchise. Scroll below to see a side-by-side comparison of their first and latest appearance in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

 

1. Chris Evans as Steve Rogers in Captain America: The First Avenger (2011) and Avengers: Endgame (2019)

2. Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanoff in Iron Man 2 (2010) and Avengers: Endgame (2019)

3. Zoë Saldana as Gamora in Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) and Avengers: Endgame (2019)

4. Tom Holland as Peter Parker in Captain America: Civil War (2016) and Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019)

5. Brie Larson as Carol Danvers in Captain Marvel (2019) and Avengers: Endgame (2019)

6. Tessa Thompson as Valkyrie in Thor: Ragnarok (2017) and Avengers: Endgame (2019)

7. Kat Dennings as Darcy Lewis in Thor (2011) and WandaVision (2021)

8. Elizabeth Olsen as Wanda Maximoff in Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014) and WandaVision (2021)

9. Natalie Portman as Jane Foster in Thor (2011) and Avengers: Endgame (2019)

10. Randall Park as Jimmy Woo in Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018) and WandaVision (2021)

11. Paul Rudd as Scott Lang in Ant-Man (2015) and Avengers: Endgame (2019)

12. Sebastian Stan as Bucky Barnes in Captain America: The First Avenger (2011) and The Falcon and the Winter Soldier (2021)

13. Jacob Batalon as Ned Leeds in Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) and Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019)

14. Pom Klementieff as Mantis in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) and Avengers: Endgame (2019)

15. Karen Gillan as Nebula in Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) and Avengers: Endgame (2019)

16. Anthony Mackie as Sam Wilson in Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014) and The Falcon and the Winter Soldier (2021)

17. Zendaya as Michelle Jones in Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) and Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019)

18. Letitia Wright as Shuri in Black Panther (2018) and Avengers: Endgame (2019)

19. Martin Freeman as Everett Ross in Captain America: Civil War (2016) and Black Panther (2018)

20. Benedict Cumberbatch as Stephen Strange in Doctor Strange (2016) and Avengers: Endgame (2019)

21. Chris Hemsworth as Thor in Thor (2011) and Avengers: Endgame (2019)

22. Danai Gurira as Okoye in Black Panther (2018) and Avengers: Endgame (2019)

23. Tom Hiddleston as Loki in Thor (2011) and Loki (2021)

24. Benedict Wong as Wong in Doctor Strange (2016) and Avengers: Endgame (2019)

25. Clark Gregg as Agent Coulson in Iron Man (2008) and Agents of S.H.I.E.LD. (2020)

26. Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury in Iron Man (2008) and Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019)

27. Gwyneth Paltrow as Pepper Potts in Iron Man (2008) and Avengers: Endgame (2019)

28. Chadwick Boseman as T’Challa in Captain America: Civil War (2016) and Avengers: Endgame (2019)

29. Evangeline Lilly as Hope van Dyne in Ant-Man (2015) and Avengers: Endgame (2019)

30. Mark Ruffalo as Bruce Banner in The Avengers (2012) and Avengers: Endgame (2019)

31. Jaimie Alexander as Lady Sif in Thor (2011) and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2015)

32. Winston Duke as M’Baku in Black Panther (2016) and Avengers: Endgame (2019)

33. Jon Favreau as Happy Hogan in Iron Man (2008) and Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019)

34. Stellan Skarsgård as Erik Selvig in Thor (2011) and Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

35. Dave Bautista as Drax in Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) and Avengers: Endgame (2019)

36. Don Cheadle as James Rhodes in Iron Man 2 (2010) and The Falcon and the Winter Soldier (2021)

37. Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark in Iron Man (2008) and Avengers: Endgame (2019)

38. Emily VanCamp as Sharon Carter in Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014) and The Falcon and the Winter Soldier (2021)

39. Jeremy Renner as Clint Barton in Thor (2011) and Avengers: Endgame (2019)

40. Hayley Atwell as Peggy Carter in Captain America: The First Avenger (2011) and Avengers: Endgame (2019)

41. Paul Bettany as Vision in Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) and WandaVision (2021)

42. Chris Pratt as Peter Quill in Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) and Avengers: Endgame (2019)

43. And Daniel Brühl as Baron Zemo in Captain America: Civil War (2016) and The Falcon and the Winter Soldier (2021).

Written by Muneer