|South Park character|
|First appearance||"The Spirit Of Christmas|
|Voice actor||Trey Parker|
Stanley Randall "Stan" Marsh is a fictional character in the animated television series South Park. He is voiced by the series co-creator Trey Parker. He is also one of the four main characters in the series with Eric Cartman, Kenny McCormick, and Kyle Broflovski. Stan is usually known as the serious and sensitive person of the group. Stan is able to think clearly and is good-natured. Stan usually tries to come up with logical solutions to their outrageous situations.
Stan's character is loosely based on the personality of co-creator Trey Parker. He is best friends with Kyle Broflovski and their friendship is important in several episodes, such as when he saves Kyle's life in "Cherokee Hair Tampons", "Cartmanland" and "Super Best Friends". He has a girlfriend, Wendy Testaburger.
Stan lives in the fictional town of South Park, Colorado. He and his friends are fourth graders and go to the same elementary school. He lives with his father Randy Marsh who is a geologist, his mother Sharon Marsh, and his older sister Shelley who usually abuses him. He also has asthma. Stan is modeled after his voice actor Trey Parker, and has the same birthday with him on October 19.
- "Stan Marsh". South Park Studios. http://www.southparkstudios.com/fans/characters/3. Retrieved 2009-02-05.
- "Events in South Park History". spscriptorium.com. http://www.spscriptorium.com/SPinfo/TheSouthParkCalendar.htm. Retrieved 2009-02-05.
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