He was beloved by family, fans and those that worked for him. Here are 10 Amazing facts about Stan Lee you may not know:
1. HIS WIFE WAS ALSO HIS BARBER.
As a bit of a throwaway fact, Stanley Martin Lieber (Stan Lee) revealed the secret of his slicked back mane on the second page of his memoir. “My whole adult life, I’ve never been to a barber,” he wrote. “Joanie always cuts my hair.”
2. HIS CONFIDENCE CAME FROM HIS MOTHER.
Lee wrote that as a child he loved to read books by Mark Twain, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Jules Verne, H.G. Wells, and others, and his mother often watched him read: “I probably got my self-confidence from the fact that my mother thought everything I did was brilliant.”
3. YOUNG STAN LEE WROTE OBITUARIES.
Before writing about the fantastic lives of fictional characters, Lee wrote antemortem obituaries for celebrities at an undisclosed news office in New York. He said that he eventually quit that job because it was too “depressing.”
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