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Stan Lee isn't casting himself in these cameos - it's a tradition which started back in 1989 with one of the original TV Hulk spin-off movies, one that has endured ever since. From The Trial of the Incredible Hulk - 1989 He may have a producer credit on the Marvel movies, but his involvement doesn't go any deeper than just being a beloved figurehead - ...
No, Stan lee only appears in the film versions of characters he created alone - he was not the sole creator of Wolverine. This is also the reason why he does not have a cameo in Ghost Rider, Elektra or The Punisher. This subject has approached before in a couple of SE questions here and here.
Stan's appearances are a sort of wink to the screen, an in-joke to those that know who he is. All of the characters that he's appeared as have had no material signifigance to the universe, they're just there for on-screen fluff. There's no need to try and retcon these characters, they're all different characters played by Stan with no real story purpose.
For the case of X-Men: First Class According to lee's Twitter page, due to the filming taking place to far away he won't have a cameo in it.(Source:marvelousnews.com) For the case of X2: X-Men United Scooper 'Kailem' tells us that Stan Lee was interviewed on the "Filmfreak" radio station when he mentioned he will not have a cameo in X2... ...
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