Damion Poitier

Damion Poitier (/ˈpwɑːti/) (born June 4, 1982) is an American actor and stuntman known for his role as Chains in Payday 2. He appeared as Thanos in The Avengers (2012).[1] He has also had roles in Captain America: Civil War, Star Trek, Jarhead, and Snow Dogs.

Damion Poitier
Born (1982-06-04) June 4, 1982 (age 38)
OccupationActor, stuntman
Years active2000–present


Damion Poitier was born in Philadelphia, but moved to Massachusetts in his early childhood. He became interested in acting after watching a man who looked "just like [his] grandfather" appear on television talk about acting. He acted through school, but got his first "professional" job as a scare actor at Spooky World. Poitier's first real acting job was a stunt performer on Sheena.[2]

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Poitier practices Universalism. He is unsure if he is related to Sidney Poitier, but knows that their ancestors "hail from the same island". [2]


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  1. ^ "The Avengers has two post-credit scenes, mystery actor revealed".
  2. ^ a b Lamar, Jeffrey (November 15, 2013). "MITNG speaks with actor Damion Poitier about life and becoming Thanos". Mediocrity is the New Genius. wordpress. Retrieved February 3, 2019.

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