Before they were Earth’s mightiest heroes and villains, the stars of the Avengers films were high school students posing for their yearbook pictures. Ahead of Avengers: Endgame arriving in theaters, see if you can identify the Marvel actors from their throwback photos.
Junior year at Santa Monica High School in Santa Monica, Calif.
Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark in Iron Man
Senior year at Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School in Sudbury, Mass.
Chris Evans as Captain America in Avengers: Age of Ultron
Freshman year at Virginia Beach Junior High School in Virginia Beach, Va.
Mark Ruffalo as the Hulk via performance-capture technology in Thor: Ragnarok
Senior year at T.L. Hanna High School in Anderson, S.C.
Chadwick Boseman as T’Challa in Black Panthe
Senior year at Spence School in New York, N.Y.
Gwyneth Paltrow as Pepper Potts in Iron Man 3
Senior year at Lake Stevens High School in Lake Stevens, Wash.
Chris Pratt as Peter Quill (a.k.a. Star-Lord) in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
Senior year at Newtown High School in Elmhurst, N.Y.
Zoe Saldana as Gamora in Guardians of the Galaxy
Senior year at Anglo American School in New York, N.Y.
Groot, voiced by Vin Diesel, in Guardians of the Galaxy
Sophomore year at Boca Ciega High School in St. Petersburg, Fla.
Angela Bassett as Ramonda in Black Panther
Freshman year at Santa Barbara High School in Santa Barbara, Calif.
Josh Brolin as Thanos in Avengers: Infinity War