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Peter Parker (Marvel Cinematic Universe) facts for kids

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Peter Parker, known as Spider-Man, is a fictional character who appears in some movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe such as Captain America: Civil War, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Avengers: Infinity War, Avengers: Endgame, and Spider-Man: Far from Home. He is based on the Marvel Comics superhero of the same name and is portrayed by Tom Holland. This is the fourth time Spider-Man has been played in the movies, following after Tobey Maguire's portrayal in Sam Raimi's film series and Andrew Garfield's portrayal in Marc Webb's The Amazing Spider-Man movies.

Fictional biography

Peter Parker is a teenager in New York City who has had spider-like abilities for a while. He lives with his Aunt May and is best friends with Ned Leeds. One day, Tony Stark, the president of Stark Industries who also serves as Iron Man, comes to visit him and Aunt May. Mr. Stark recruits Peter, whom he has figured out is Spider-Man, to fight alongside some other superheroes during a dispute with Captain America.


Tom Holland's portrayal of a teenaged Spider-Man in the films has been well-liked, though some people made fun of him for being too dependent on Iron-Man.

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