These charts list the appearances of all characters who have had significant roles in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. For a comprehensive listing of all recurring roles, see Recurring characters.


This is the key for the colors used in an episode. Only one color can be used per episode.

Character appears in episode, in live action or live video, with or without lines.
Character is heard in live audio but not seen.
Character dies on-screen in this episode.
Character appears as a corpse.
Character is mentioned.
Character does not appear in episode.
Character appears in a recorded video, with or without lines, but not in live action, nor in live video. This does not count towards their total appearances.
Character appears in flashback(s).

Phase One: Avengers AssembledEdit

Character Media Total
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Phil Coulson                   6
Tony Stark                   5
Nick Fury                   5
Bruce Banner                   2
Thor Odinson                   2
Steve Rogers                   2
Obadiah Stane                   1
Character 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Total

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 1Edit

Character Episode Total
1 2 3 4
Phil Coulson         4
Melinda May         3
Grant Ward         4
Skye         4
Leo Fitz         2
Jemma Simmons         2
Maria Hill         1
Mike Peterson         1
Streiten         1
Nick Fury         1
Steve Rogers         0
Tony Stark         0
Thor Odinson         0
Character 1 2 3 4 Total

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