- Born Stanley Martin Lieber, he signed his comic work "Stan Lee" because he wanted to save his real name for the great novel he hoped to write.
- In 1998, he launched Stan Lee Media, which later filed for bankruptcy due to stock manipulation perpetrated by his partner, Peter Paul.
- Published his autobiography Excelsior! The Amazing Life of Stan Lee in 2002.
- Has made cameos in many Marvel Comic film adaptations, including The Trial of the Incredible Hulk (1989), Daredevil (2003), Thor (2011), The Avengers (2012) and most of the Iron Man, X-Men and Spider-Man films.
- Received the 2428th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on January 4, 2011.
- Creator of the Stan Lee Foundation, which promotes diversity, national literacy, culture and the arts.
- Celia Lieber — Mother
- Joan Lee — Wife
- Joan Celia "J.C." Lee — Daughter
- Jack Lieber — Father
- Larry Lieber — Brother
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- Birth Name: Stanley Martin Lieber
- Birth Place: New York, New York, United States
- Profession: Writer, Editor, Publisher, Producer
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