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Here’s Where You’ve Seen The Stars Of ‘Black Panther’ Before Their Marvel Debut

“Black Panther” – European Premiere – VIP Arrivals
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Apr. 11 2018, Updated 4:41 p.m. ET

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Black Panther may be the first film of its kind, but its cast is anything but new to the acting game. While the history-making movie features a number of "fresh faces," the entire cast has quite impressive resumes.  So, just where have you seen Black Panther, Killmonger, Nakia, and Shuri before they were kicking a** and taking names? Click through the gallery to find out! 

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The Cinema Society with Ravage Wines & Synchrony host a screening of Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther”
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Chadwick Boseman (T'Challa/Black Panther)

Known for: Get On Up, Marshall, 42, and Lincoln Heights.

Premiere Of Disney And Marvel’s “Black Panther” – Arrivals
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Michael B. Jordan (Erik Killmonger)

Known for: Hardball, The Wire, Friday Night Lights, Parenthood, Fruitvale Station, Chronicle, That Awkward Moment, Fantastic Four, Red Tails, and Creed.

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Marvel Studios Black Panther Welcome To Wakanda New York Fashion Week Showcase
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Lupita Nyong'o (Nakia)

Known for: 12 Years A Slave, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Queen of Katwe, and Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

FASHION US MARVEL BLACKPANTHER
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Danai Gurira (Okoye)

Known for: The Walking Dead, and All Eyez on Me.

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Premiere Of Disney And Marvel’s “Black Panther” – Arrivals
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Angela Bassett (Ramonda)

Known for: Boyz n the Hood, The Jacksons: An American Dream, Malcolm X, What’s Love Got To Do With It, Waiting To Exhale, How Stella Got Her Groove Back, Music of the Heart, Akeelah and the Bee, ER, Jumping the Broom, London Has Fallen, American Horror Story, and 9-1-1.

Premiere Of Disney And Marvel’s “Black Panther” – Arrivals
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Letitia Wright (Shuri)

Known for: Black Mirror (Black Museum episode), and The Commuter.

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‘Black Panther’ European Premiere – Red Carpet Arrivals
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Daniel Kaluuya (W'Kabi)

Known for: Get Out, Kick-Ass 2, Black Mirror (Fifteen Million Merits episode), Sicario, and Skins.

The Los Angeles World Premiere of Marvel Studios’ BLACK PANTHER
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Forest Whitaker (Zuri)

Known for: Jason’s Lyric, Light It Up, Panic Room, Phone Booth, The Last King of Scotland, The Shield, The Great Debaters, Street Kings, Southpaw, Lee Daniels’ The Butler, Battlefield Earth, and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.

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World Premiere of Marvel Studios? Black Panther, presented by Lexus
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Sterling K. Brown (N'Jobu)

Known for: This Is Us, American Crime Story, Insecure, Army Wives, and Person of Interest.

‘Black Panther’ European Premiere – Red Carpet Arrivals
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Martin Freeman (Everett K. Ross)

Known for: Sherlock, The Hobbit Trilogy, Fargo, Captain America: Civil War, What’s Your Number?, and The Office.

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The Los Angeles World Premiere of Marvel Studios’ BLACK PANTHER
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John Kani (T'Chaka)

Known for: Captain America: Civil War, The Ghost and The Darkness, and Nothing But The Truth.

Marvel Studios Presents: Black Panther Welcome To Wakanda – Front Row & Backstage – February 2018 – New York Fashion Week: The Shows
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Winston Duke (M'Baku)

Known for: Person of Interest, and Modern Family.

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‘Black Panther’ European Premiere – Red Carpet Arrivals
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Florence Kasumba (Ayo)

Known for: Wonder Woman, Emerald City, and Captain America: Civil War.

‘Black Panther’ European Premiere – Red Carpet Arrivals

Andy Serkis (Ulysses Klaue)

Known for: Star Wars: The Last Jedi, War For The Planet of The Apes, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Clueless, The Lord of The Rings, 13 Going on 30, King Kong, and The Hobbit.

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The Los Angeles World Premiere of Marvel Studios’ BLACK PANTHER
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David S. Lee (Limbani)

Known for: Get Smart, General Hospital, Nikita, Geostorm, and Blood Diamond.

Calvin Klein Collection – Arrivals – February 2018 – New York Fashion Week
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Alex R. Hibbert (The cute little boy playing basketball during the end credits)

Known for: Moonlight and The Chi.

‘Black Panther’ Seoul Premiere – Press Conference
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Who's your favorite Black Panther character? Sound off in the comments! 

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