Professor X

fictional character in Marvel Comics

Professor Charles Xavier, also known as Professor X is a fictional character and superhero from Marvel Comics created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby for the X-Men. Professor X has telepathy and is the founder and leader of X-Men. He has always been drawn in a wheelchair. When the comics started being used as a social commentary about civil rights , Professor X was based on Martin Luther King Jr. and the supervillain Magneto was based on Malcolm X.

Cosplayer as the character.

Adaptations change

The character has appeared in different forms of media, including television series, movies, and video games. In the X-Men movies Professor X has been played by Patrick Stewart and James McAvoy.