Marvel's cagey Cajun in his own miniseries! Remy LeBeau, born in New Orleans, separated at birth, raised by thieves. Discovering his mutant powers of charging cards with explosive energy, he kept it up his sleeve. Before formally joining the X-Men, he encountered foe Mister Sinister and ally Wolverine. Chris Potter ("Kung Fu: The Legend Continues") voiced Gambit in the 90s "X-Men" animated series.