Henry Gyrich was an aid to Senator Robert Kelly.
Henry Gyrich was murdered and replaced by Mystique who impersonated him to kidnap Senator Kelly. A television news report later stated that Gyrich's body was found, apparently mauled by a bear (in reality Sabretooth).
Behind the scenes
- In an early script of X-Men, Henry Peter Gyrich was supposed to ally himself with William Stryker and create the Sentinels, but the script was later changed.
- In the comics, Henry Peter Gyrich is an agent of the NSA in charge of controlling the Avengers. He is also an enemy of the mutant community, being the one behind Bastion's "Operation: Zero Tolerance".