Sebastian Stan, the dashing actor turns 39 today. Born on August 13, 1982, Romanian-American actor is a popular Hollywood star. He has been a prominent face in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). After starring in several TV series (Gossip Girl, Once Upon a Time, Political Animals) and movies, Stan rose to fame with his character Bucky Barnes (James Buchanan Barnes), a Marvel Comics character.
As Stan celebrates his birthday, let’s take a look at the list of the handsome actor’s movies:
Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
This is the fifth film of the MCU, directed by Joe Johnston. Stan rose to prominence with his role as Barnes in it. His character is Steve Roger’s best friend, a member of his squad of commandos, and a sergeant in the United States Army. Stan watched several World War II documentaries to prepare for his role. This multi starrer American superhero film had many star cast including Chris Evans, Tommy Lee, Neil McDonough.
Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
It was a sequel to the previous Captain America film in 2011. In the film, Stan plays the Winter Soldier, who is conditioned to become an assassin. He emerged as an improved version after he was killed during the war. Stan took 6 months of hardcore physical training to achieve the physique required for the role. The film also starred Chris, Scarlett, Coby.
Captain America: Civil War (2016)
It was the 13th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and was directed by Anthony and Joe Russo. Here, Stan’s character evolved into someone who was a combination of both Barnes and the Winter Soldier. This time it’s allied with the particular killer character Steve Rogers aka Captain America.
Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
Stan reprized his role as Barnes in the film, the sequel to The Avengers and Avengers: Age of Ultron. This time he got the name White Wolf in contrast to the earlier Winter Soldier tag. The people of Wakanda helped Bucky remove the Hydra programming and gave him this name. In this film, the Avengers and Guardians of the Galaxy try to stop Thanos from getting the Infinity Stones.
He also appeared in post-credits scenes as Bucky Barnes in both Black Panther and Ant-Man.
The Falcon and the Winter Soldier (2021 TV miniseries)
Stan can be seen reprising his role as Barnes.
Apart from Marvel movies, Stan has appeared in several movies such as:
The film revolves around 3 college goers who are summoned by a supernatural force and must deal with it after the death of their friend. Stan plays Ben, one of the 3 friends who disappear as they enter the security room. The film was inspired by the Philippe experiment conducted in 1972.
The Martian (2015)
Stan plays Dr. Chris Beck, flight surgeon on the Ares III mission, in this science fiction film.
The Black Swan (2010)
In this psychological thriller starring Natalie, Mila Kunis, Vincent, he played the suitor, Andrew. The film premiered at the 67th Venice International Film Festival.