If you are a fan of both Marvel movies and mixed martial arts, then you might be familiar with the name George St-Pierre. The Canadian retired mixed martial artist has been a part of several Marvel movies, making his mark in the film industry as well.
Who is George St-Pierre?
George St-Pierre, also known as GSP, is a former professional mixed martial artist from Canada. He is considered one of the greatest fighters in the history of the sport. He has won several championships and awards during his career in MMA.
Which Marvel movies has George St-Pierre been in?
George St-Pierre made his debut in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) with the movie ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ in 2014. In this movie, he played the role of Georges Batroc, also known as Batroc the Leaper.
In 2017, he reprised his role as Batroc in another MCU movie ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’. In this movie, he had a brief but impactful appearance where he fought against Captain America.
Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
In ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’, George St-Pierre played the role of Georges Batroc. He was portrayed as a mercenary who was hired by S.H.I.E.L.D to board a ship which had been hijacked by pirates. However, it is later revealed that Batroc was working with HYDRA and had his own motives for boarding the ship.
Batroc’s fighting skills were on full display during his fight scene with Captain America on board the ship. It was an intense fight that showcased GSP’s athleticism and martial arts expertise.
Captain America: Civil War (2016)
Although George St-Pierre did not appear in ‘Captain America: Civil War’, his character Batroc was referenced in a conversation between Sharon Carter and Agent 13.
Avengers: Endgame (2019)
George St-Pierre did not have a role in ‘Avengers: Endgame’. However, his character Batroc was mentioned by Black Widow during a conversation with Captain America.
George St-Pierre may have had a brief stint in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but his impact was significant. His portrayal of Georges Batroc was praised by fans and critics alike. It will be interesting to see if he makes another appearance in the MCU in the future.