Stan Lee (born Stanley Martin Lieber; December 28, 1922 – November 12, 2018) was an American comic book writer, editor, publisher, media producer, television host, actor and former president and chairman of Marvel Comics.
He created and co-created many iconic comic book characters, most of which belong to Marvel. Lee was known to cameo in several films, namely those based on Marvel Comics due to his longtime association with the company. Lee voiced Fred's father in the post-credits scene of Big Hero 6 and reprised his role in Big Hero 6: The Series as a recurring character throughout Season 1.
On November 12, 2018, Lee passed away in Los Angeles, California of pneumonia at the age of 95. Following his death, his official website was turned into a tribute wall for fans to write and share their thoughts.
As of now, the fate of his character Mr. Frederickson is unknown.
- His character's appearance was directly based off of him.
- An early version of Yokai was named "Dr. Martin Lieber."
- While he was not involved in the creation of Marvel's Big Hero 6, Stan co-created X the Unknowable, who became one of Big Hero 6's enemies in the comics.