David Robert Jones (January 8, 1947 – January 10, 2016), known professionally as David Bowie, was an English musician, singer-songwriter, record producer, actor and arranger.
- Prior to Bowie's death, James Gunn and Kevin Feige discussed the possibility of having him make a cameo appearance as one of Yondu Udonta's original team member in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.
- In the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. episode Failed Experiments, Hellfire compares Hive to Bowie's iconic Ziggy Stardust persona.
- Jareth the Goblin King, whom Bowie portrayed in the 1986 film Labyrinth, is mentioned by Agent Davis in the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. episode The Man Behind the Shield.
- Ruby keeps a poster of David Bowie on her bedroom wall in the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. episode All the Comforts of Home.