When Jean was ten years old she was playing with her best friend, Annie Richardson when Annie was hit by a car. This traumatic event left Jean in a withdrawn and deeply depressed state. Moreover, Jean could not control her newly awakened telepathic abilities and had to isolate herself from other people to hold on to her sanity. When Jean was eleven, a psychiatrist recommended to her parents that they consult a colleague of his, Professor Charles Xavier , who was secretly a mutant with telepathic abilities of his own. Xavier explained to Jean, but not to her parents, that she was a mutant and he treated her for several years. The Professor taught Jean how to levitate and manipulate objects through psionic force when she developed telekinesis at the age of thirteen. Xavier erected psychic barriers in Jean's mind so that she would not be able to use her telepathic abilities until she had developed the maturity necessary to deal with them. When Prof.
Jean Grey is a member of the X-Men , and has been included in almost every media adaptation of the X-Men franchise, including film, television and video games. Jean Grey-Summers is a central character in the mids X-Men animated television series , voiced by Catherine Disher. As in the comics, she was in a relationship with Cyclops , eventually marrying Cyclops while being the target of Wolverine 's unrequited affection. For the most part, she was a warm, friendly person who when necessary stepped in and played peace maker between Cyclops and Wolverine. As far as her relationship with Cyclops was concerned, they were very happy and content with each other, in stark contrast to Gambit and Rogue often fighting and bickering. The entire saga of the Phoenix is retold and adapted in season three, subdivided into the five-part "Phoenix Saga" in which Jean acquires the power of the Phoenix and the battle for the M'Kraan Crystal occurs, and the " Dark Phoenix Saga ", showcasing the battle with the Hellfire Club , the Phoenix's transformation into Dark Phoenix voiced by Tracey Moore , and the battle to decide her fate.
Jean Grey was born the youngest of two daughters to John and Elaine Grey. Jean grew up a normal girl born and raised in New York, but while playing with her friend Annie Richardson , Annie was struck by a car. The high emotional stress of the accident caused Jean's mutant powers to manifest well before she reached pre-pubescence. This sudden surge in telepathic power linked Jean with her friend, which caused her to experience Annie's death firsthand.
Jean Elaine Grey is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. Jean is a member of a subspecies of humans known as mutants , who are born with superhuman abilities. She was born with telepathic and telekinetic powers. Her powers first manifested when she saw her childhood friend being hit by a car. She is a caring, nurturing figure, but she also has to deal with being an Omega-level mutant and the physical manifestation of the cosmic Phoenix Force. She has faced death numerous times in the history of the series. This transformation led to her second death, which was suicide, though not her last. She is an important figure in the lives of other Marvel Universe characters, mostly the X-Men , including her husband Cyclops , her mentor and father figure Charles Xavier , her unrequited love interest Wolverine , her best friend and sister-like figure Storm , and her genetic children Rachel Summers , Cable , Stryfe and X-Man.