The MCU has pulled in quite a cast across its many different films and TV series. Huge stars, like Robert Downey Jr, Scarlett Johansson, Michael Douglas, and Michelle Pfeiffer have all played roles across the small and big screens. Perhaps the most recognizable superstar to grace the Universe, however, is Samuel L Jackson as Nick Fury.
The DIrector of S.H.I.E.L.D., we first see him in Iron Man, and he acts as the focal point pulling the Avengers together. In Captain America: The Winter Soldier, we see him supposedly die, and later his tombstone. On it is a reference to another one of Jackson’s famous roles, and a quote of his: Jules Winnfield in Pulp Fiction.