Icons: Kevin Feige: Marvel Studios President

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Kevin Feige is a producer and President of Marvel Studios. He is most known for overseeing Marvel Studios successful slate self-produced and self-funded films including Iron Man, Iron Man 2, The Incredible Hulk, Captain America, Thor and The Avengers. His films over the past decade have a combined gross of over 8.3 billion dollars.

Feige joined Marvel in 2000 and was involved in all of Marvel’s theatrical productions in the following years including the X-Men trilogy, Spider-Man 1,2 and 3, and the Fantastic Four films. He served as producer on Iron Man and The Incredible Hulk and also creatively oversaw Marvel’s animated projects for television, DVD and video games.

In 2007 Kevin Feige was named President of Production as Marvel Studios began to produce a slate of self-produced and financed feature films based on some of its marquee Super Hero franchises including Iron Man, Iron Man 2, The Incredible Hulk, Thor, Captain America and The Avengers.

Scene from Marvel's The Avengers. Photo © Marvel and Walt Disney Company

In 2011 The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films honored Feige with The Visionary Award for his exceptional work in producing successful films based on characters originating from the Marvel Comics Universe.

Feign is currently working on sequels to three of his popular films including Iron Man 3, Thor: The Dark World and Captain America: The Winter Soldier.

Source: Marvel Studios PR 2007, The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films PR 2011, Photo by Ronald S Woan, Wikipedia Commons – Kevin Feige at Comic Con.