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After Avengers 4: Endgame - All the characters who died in the MCU

Warning, spoilers for all MCU films: Shortly before the start of Avengers 4: Endgame, we presented you with the biggest fake deaths in the MCU. After the finale of the Infinity saga has been in cinemas for a few weeks now and breaking records, this time we present you all the characters who have died in the MCU over the course of 11 years and 22 films.

That's how we did it

For the following listing we have all relevant MCU characters taken into account in the chronological order of the films. There is no mention of characters who only appeared for a short scene or a few moments. We also left out characters who died before the actual films (for example Peter Quill's mother or Tony Stark's parents).

Dr. Ho Yinsen in Iron Man

In the first Iron Man film, Dr. Ho Yinsen (Shaun Toub) Tony Stark medically when he is badly wounded by a shrapnel in Afghanistan and is captured by the terrorist organization of the Ten Rings. He dies helping Tony escape and fatally wounded by several shots becomes.

Obadiah Stane in Iron Man

Obadiah Shane in Iron Man

Obadiah Stane (Jeff Bridges) is the MCU's first big bad guy and Tony Stark's former friend and colleague at Stark Industries. In the finale of Iron Man there is a fight between the two, with Tony defeating the corrupt opponent. Obadiah Stane dies after leaving fell into an exploding reactor is.

Ivan Vanko aka Whiplash in Iron Man 2

The villain in Iron Man 2 literally says goodbye with a bang. When Whiplash (Mickey Rourke) is left seriously injured by Iron Man and War Machine after the final fight, he blows himself up with his drones.

Laufey in Thor

Laufey (Colm Feore) is the king of the frost giants and also Loki's biological father in the first Thor film. Most of all, his plan is to kill his old nemesis, Odin. There Laufey dies at the hand of Loki. He wants to wipe out all frost giants and destroy Jotunheim, but is then stopped by Thor.

Heinz Kruger in Captain America - The First Avenger

HYDRA agent Heinz Kruger (Richard Armitage) is one of the villains in Captain America - The First Avenger. His mission is to prevent Americans from creating a super soldier with a new super serum. His mission fails, as a result of which the feeble Steve Rogers turns into Captain America. This pursues and confronts Kruger, who eventually Suicide by using a potassium cyanide capsule commits.

Phil Coulson in Marvel's The Avengers (and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.)

Former S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Phil Coulson (Clark Gregg) plays a major role alongside Nick Fury in unifying the Avengers as a superhero team. Coulson dies twice. At the MCU, he'll be in Marvel's The Avengersstabbed from behind by Loki. In the series Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. he is revived in the 1st season by the secret T.A.H.I.T.I.program, whereas in season 5 dies again as a result of a fatal illness.

Aldrich Killian in Iron Man 3

The villain in Iron Man 3 is only supposedly defeated by Tony Stark. After Iron Man is certain of his victory over Aldrich Killian (Guy Pearce), he starts another attack. After all, it's Pepper Potts who arms the villain kills with an arm from Tony's suit.

Frigga in Thor 2: The Dark Kingdom

Frigga in Thor 2: The Dark Kingdom

In Thor 2: The Dark Kingdom, Thor's mother Frigga (Rene Russo) has to die. In a storm of the evil forces of Malekith, she will killed by coursesafter she refuses to reveal the location of the ether.

Courses in Thor 2: The Dark Kingdom

The 2nd major villain in Thor 2: The Dark Kingdom is defeated by Loki. With one of his own grenades that conjure up a black hole, courses (Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje) are deceived by the cunning Loki torn to pieces and sucked into a black hole.

Malekith in Thor 2: The Dark Kingdom

Malekith (Christopher Eccleston), leader of the Dark Elves and main villain in Thor 2: The Dark Kingdom, is in the final battle fatally wounded by Thor and dies in his spaceship, which collapses with him in it.

Jasper Sitwell in Captain America 2: The Return of the First Avenger

The disguised HYDRA agent Jasper Sitwell (Maximiliano Hernández) dies in Captain America 2: The Return of the First Avenger after being thrown from a car on the highway by Steve and there run over by a truck becomes.

Arnim Zola in Captain America 2: The Return of the First Avenger

The Hydra scientist Arnim Zola (Toby Jones) had his consciousness transferred to a machine shortly before his physical death in 1972. Through this it is still possible for him to carry out his sinister machinations. In Captain America 2: The Return of the First Avenger, he becomes by bombing destroyed for good by villain Alexander Pierce, who targets Captain America and Black Widow.

Alexander Pierce in Captain America 2: The Return of the First Avenger

Alexander Pierce in Captain America 2: The Return of the First Avenger

The evil HYDRA leader Alexander Pierce (Robert Redford) becomes in Captain America 2: The Return of the First Avenger shot by Nick Fury.

Korath in Guardians of the Galaxy

In Guardians of the Galaxy, Korath (Djimon Hounsou) is the main villain Ronan's right-hand man. In the MCU blockbuster he is fighting the Guardians killed by Draxwho rips the cybernetic device out of his head.

Ronan in Guardians of the Galaxy

Ronan (Lee Pace) was hired by Thanos in Guardians of the Galaxy to procure the orb. In the final fight, Ronan becomes killed by Star-Lordusing the power of the orb.

Quicksilver in Marvel's The Avengers 2: Age of Ultron

In Marvel's The Avengers 2: Age of Ultron, Pietro Maximoff aka Quicksilver (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) made his first appearance in the MCU with his twin sister Wanda aka Scarlet Witch. It is also his last, because to save Hawkeye, he intercepts countless bullets and dies in continuous fire from Ultron's supporters.

Baron von Strucker in Marvel's The Avengers 2: Age of Ultron

HYDRA leader Baron Wolfgang von Strucker (Thomas Kretschmann) experiences an unpleasant demise in Marvel's The Avengers 2: Age of Ultron when Ultron is no longer satisfied with him. The robot hits Strucker's head brutally against the wall and kill him instantly.

Ultron in Marvel's The Avengers 2: Age of Ultron

In the final battle between Ultron (James Spader) and Vision in Marvel's The Avengers 2: Age of Ultron, the evil robot becomes destroyed by vision with the Mind Stone.

Yellowjacket in Ant-Man

In the decisive battle of Ant-Man, Ant-Man succeeds in reversing the powers of the suit of villain Yellowjacket (Corey Stoll) and to crush this in the subatomic level.

T'Chaka in The First Avenger: Civil War

In a scene from the 3rd Captain America film The First Avenger: Civil War, T'Chaka (John Kani), the first Black Panther and father of the future Black Panther T'Challa, dies, by a stop by villain Helmut Zemo.

Peggy Carter in The First Avenger: Civil War

Steve Rogers' great love Peggy Carter dies in his presence in The First Avenger: Civil War as an old woman of old age.

Crossbones in The First Avenger: Civil War

In The First Avenger: Civil War, Brock Rumlowaka Crossbones (Frank Grillo) detonates a bomb belt to drag Steve Rogers and other civilians with him to their death. However, Scarlet Witch telekinesis to the air, which prevents greater damage. The explosion of course still means the death of Crossbones.

Ancient One in Doctor Strange

Ancient One in Doctor Strange

In Doctor Strange, the eldest (Tilda Swinton) dies in a battle against the villain Kaecilius, who is the centuries-old master magician from a stab and fall injury kills.

Ego in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Antagonist Ego (Kurt Russell), a million year old Celestial and Peter Quill's father at the same time, is destroyed by a bomb from Baby Groot in the finale of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.

Yondu in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Yondu (Michael Rooker), who raised Peter Quill like his own son, sacrifices himself in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and gives Star-Lord the last spacesuit to survive after the explosion of Ego's planet.

Jackson Brice / Shocker in Spider-Man: Homecoming

In Spider-Man: Homecoming, Jackson Brice aka Shocker (Logan Marshall-Green) is accidentally killed by his boss Adrian Toomes (Michael Keaton) after an attempt at extortion when he is instead with an anti-gravity blaster with Chitauri rays shoots at Brice.

Odin in Thor 3: Day of Decision

In Thor 3: Decision Day, Thor's father Odin (Anthony Hopkins) dies due to his old age natural death.

Skurge in Thor 3: Day of Decision

Towards the end of Thor 3: Decision Day, villain Skurge (Karl Urban) tries to make amends by turning against his leaders, Hela. However, his last head-on attack against Thor's sinister sister ends in his death by one of Helas Necroswords.

Hela in Thor 3: Day of Decision

Thor and Loki can defeat Hela (Cate Blanchett) in Thor 3: Decision Day by defeating the even more powerful one Fire demon Surtur unleash who kills the villain.

Surtur in Thor 3: Day of Decision

The mighty fire demon Surtur (speaker: Clancy Brown) destroys all of Asgard and in the finale of Thor 3: Day of Decision oneself.

Zuri in Black Panther

The shaman Zuri (Forest Whitaker) dies in Black Pantherthrough the spear of villain Killmonger.

Ulysses Claw in Black Panther

Arms dealer Ulysses Klaue (Andy Serkis) appears in Black Panther killed by Killmonger with a headshot.

Killmonger in Black Panther

In the final fight of Black Panther, the ambivalent villain Killmonger (Michael B. Jordan) fatally injured by the title hero and dies watching the sun rise over Wakanda.

Heimdall in Avengers 3: Infinity War

The shocking start of Avengers 3: Infinity War directly sets the dark narrative tone of the Marvel blockbuster. Thanos and his henchmen infiltrate the spaceship of Thor, Loki and many other sir who are on their way to earth. In addition to numerous Aesir, Heimdall (Idris Elba) also has to lose his life when he is stabbed by Thanos.

Loki in Avengers 3: Infinity War

Loki in Avengers 3: Infinity War

In the shocking start of Avengers 3, in addition to Heimdall, Loki (Tom Hiddleston) also has to lose his life. After a failed ambush, he will strangled by Thanos.

Gamora in Avengers 3: Infinity War

In one of the most moving scenes from Avengers 3: Infinity War, Gamora (Zoe Saldana) sacrificed on Vormir by her own foster father Thanosso that he comes into possession of the soul stone.

Vision in Avengers 3: Infinity War

In the finale of Avengers 3: Infinity War, Vision (Paul Bettany) has to give his life in the fight against Thanos because he has the Thought stone in his head and it is snatched from himwhich also leads to Vision's death.

Mar-Vell in Captain Marvel

In Captain Marvel, Kree scientist Dr. Wendy Lawson aka Mar-Vell (Annette Bening) when she was crashed by a Kree Starforce attack Shot by villain Yon-Rogg (Jude Law) becomes.

Black Widow in Avengers 4: Endgame

In one of the most dramatic scenes from Avengers 4: Endgamesacrifices himself Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson), so that Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) can get the soul stone on Vormir.

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Nebula in Avengers 4: Endgame

Nebula (Karen Gillan) is killed by herself in Avengers 4: Endgame. The evil nebula from the past becomes the nebula of the present, which has meanwhile been converted to good shot.

Ebony Maw, Cull Obsidian, Proxima Midnight and Corvus Glaive in Avengers 4: Endgame

Ebony Maw (Tom Vaughan-Lawlor), Cull Obsidian (Terry Notary), Proxima Midnight (Carrie Coon) and Corvus Glaive (Michael James Shaw), Thanos 'most powerful henchmen, become Thanos' most powerful henchmen in the course of Avengers 3: Infinity War defeated by the superheroes. In Avengers 4: Endgame they make the leap from the past into the present, where they are in the finale of the film erased by Tony Stark's finger snaps become.

Thanos in Avengers 4: Endgame

Thanos in Avengers 3: Infinity War

Two deaths await Thanos (Josh Brolin) in Avengers 4: Endgame. After just 20 minutes of the Marvel blockbuster, he becomes beheaded by Thor with the Stormbreaker. Later Thanos moves from the past into the present, where in the finale only Tony Stark succeeds in the titans one more time wipe out.

Iron Man in Avengers 4: Endgame

In one last heroic act sacrifices himself Tony Stark aka Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) in Avengers 4: Endgame and exposes himself to the overwhelming energy of the Infinity Stones to snip Thanos and his henchmen away.

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