Michael Ironside

Biography

Michael Ironside (born February 12, 1950) is a Canadian actor. He has also worked as a voice actor, producer, film director, and screenwriter in movie and television series in various Canadian and American works. He is best known for playing villains and "tough guy" heroes, though he has also portrayed sympathetic characters. Ironside is a method actor, who stays in character between takes.

Michael Ironside (born February 12, 1950) is a Canadian actor. He has also worked as a voice actor, producer, film director, and screenwriter in movie and television series in various Canadian and American works. He is best known for playing villains and "tough guy" heroes, though he has also portrayed sympathetic characters. Ironside is a method actor, who stays in character between takes.

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Gender Male

Known Credits 174

Birthday 1950-02-12

Place of Birth Toronto - Ontario - Canada

Adult Actor False

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2017 Liberty as Fischer
2016 Children of the Fall as Sam
2016 Element as Joe
2016 Patient Seven
2015 California Winter as Sheriff Hillman
2015 The Sin Seer as Alexander Rachet
2015 Turbo Kid as Zeus
2015 Synchronicity as Klaus Meisner
2015 88 as Sheriff Knowles
2015 Desecrated as Tom McClain
2014 Extraterrestrial as Travis
2014 The Flash(1 episode) as Lewis Snart
2014 A Fighting Man as Max Wynn
2014 Stan Lee's Mighty 7 as Xanar (voice)
2013 Ice Soldiers as Col. Desmond Trump
2013 Transformers Prime Beast Hunters: Predacons Rising as Ultra Magnus
2013 Stay as Frank
2012 All God's Children
2012 Burden of Evil as Senator Pitfield
2011 Conduct Unbecoming as Col. Dodd
2011 Transgression as Matthew
2011 Dark Rising 2: Summer Strikes Back as Col. Haggard
2011 X-Men: First Class as Captain
2010 Beneath the Blue as Blaine
2010 Dark Prophecy as Tom Riggins
2010 Lake Placid 3 as Sheriff Tony Willinger
2010 Eva as Alfonse
2010 The Bannen Way as Chief Bannen
2009 The Bannen Way(4 episodes)
2009 Hardwired as Hal
2009 The Beacon as Oficer Ned Hutton
2009 Community(1 episode) as Colonel Archwood
2009 The Butcher
2009 Terminator Salvation as General Ashdown
2009 Castle(1 episode) as Victor Racine
2008 The Alphabet Killer as Captain Nathan Norcross
2008 Mutants as Colonal Gauge
2008 The Terrorist Next Door as Wade
2008 Storm Cell as James
2008 Surveillance as Billings
2006 1st Bite as Theo
2006 The V Word as Mr. Chaney
2006 Disaster Zone: Volcano in New York as Levering
2006 The Veteran as Mark 'Doc' Jordan
2005 Masters of Horror(1 episode)
2005 Criminal Minds(1 episode)
2005 Bloodsuckers - Vampire Wars: Battle for the Universe as Muco
2005 Deepwater as Walnut
2005 Guy X as Guy X
2005 Reeker as Henry
2005 Young Blades(13 episodes)
2004 Desperate Housewives(12 episodes)
2004 Medical Investigation(1 episode)
2004 The Red Phone: Checkmate as Bremer
2004 The Machinist as Miller
2003 Maximum Velocity as General Amberson
2003 Cold Case(2 episodes)
2003 Fallen Angels as Sheriff Ed Rooney
2003 Hemingway vs. Callaghan as Harry
2002 Cause Of Death as Jonas Phifer
2002 Ignition as Jake Russo
2001 Justice League(56 episodes)
2001 Dead Awake as Skay
2001 Highlander 2: To Be or Not to Be a Sequel as Himself
2001 Smallville(3 episodes)
2001 Children of the Corn: Revelation as Priest
2001 Extreme Honor
2001 Jett Jackson: The Movie as Dr. Kragg
2001 Down as Gunter Steinberg
2001 Mindstorm as Senator Bill Armitage
2001 Soulkeeper as Voice of Mr.M (uncredited)
2000 Borderline Normal as Coach Rehmer
2000 The District(2 episodes)
2000 Nuremberg as Col. Burton C. Andrus
2000 Nuremberg(2 episodes)
2000 Heavy Metal 2000 as Tyler (voice)
2000 The Perfect Storm as Bob Brown
2000 Crime + Punishment in Suburbia as Fred Skolnick
2000 1939-1945: The Seven Years That Shook the World
1999 The Omega Code as Dominic
1999 Southern Cross as Garrison Carver
1999 A Twist of Faith
1999 Desert Blue as Agent Frank Bellows
1999 Black Light as Inspector Frank Schumann
1999 Blood Money as Det. Francis John 'Jack' Connor
1998 Johnny 2.0 as Frank Donahue
1998 Highlander 2 - Renegade Version (The Director's Cut) as Gen. Katana
1998 Cold Squad(1 episode)
1998 Voyage of Terror
1998 Captive as Detective Briscoe
1997 Starship Troopers as Lieutenant Jean Rasczak
1997 Cold Night Into Dawn as Frank Parr
1997 Stargate SG-1(1 episode)
1997 Kids of the Round Table as Butch Scarsdale
1997 The Arrow as CIA Director
1997 Chicago Cab as Al
1996 Superman: The Animated Series(7 episodes)
1996 One Way Out as Walt
1996 Portraits of a Killer as Sgt. Ernie Hansen
1996 Too Fast Too Young as Capt. Floyd Anderson
1996 Terminal as Sterling Rombauer
1995 Bolt as Billy Niles
1995 Red Scorpion 2 as Col. West
1995 The Outer Limits(2 episodes)
1995 Major Payne as Lt. Col. Stone
1995 The Killing Machine as Mr. Green
1994 Fortunes of War as Carl Pimmler
1994 Probable Cause as Gary Yanuck
1994 ER(7 episodes)
1994 The Glass Shield as Detective Gene Baker
1994 Red Sun Rising as Capt. Meisler
1994 The Next Karate Kid as Colonel Dugan
1994 Forced to Kill as Sheriff Wilson
1994 Dead Man's Revenge
1994 seaQuest DSV(60 episodes) as Captain Oliver Hudson
1994 Save Me as Oliver
1993 Point of Impact as Roberto Largo
1993 Sweet Killing as Inspector Garcia
1993 Father Hood as Jerry
1993 Free Willy as Dial
1993 Night Trap as Bishop
1993 Walker, Texas Ranger(4 episodes)
1993 Marked for Murder as Bats O'Bannion
1992 Black Ice as Quinn
1992 Guncrazy as Mr. Kincaid
1992 Cafe Romeo as Natino
1992 The Vagrant as Lt. Ralf Barfuss
1992 Killer Image as Luther Kane
1991 Neon City as Harry M. Stark
1991 Drop Dead Gorgeous as Asylum Interrogator (uncredited)
1991 McBain as Frank Bruce
1991 Deadly Surveillance as Fender
1991 Payback as Sheriff Pete
1991 Chaindance as J.T. Blake
1991 Highlander II: The Quickening as Gen. Katana
1990 Total Recall as Richter
1990 Destiny To Order as Kenrick
1989 Mindfield as Kellen O'Reilly
1989 Thunderground
1989 Murder by Night as Det. Carl Madsen
1989 Tales from the Crypt(2 episodes)
1988 Watchers as Lem Johnson
1988 Hostile Takeover as Larry Gaylord
1987 Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II as Bill Nordham
1987 Nowhere to Hide as Ben
1987 Ford: The Man and the Machine as Harry Bennett
1987 Extreme Prejudice as Maj. Paul Hackett
1986 Top Gun as Jester
1986 Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling as Detective Lawrence
1985 The New Alfred Hitchcock Presents(1 episode)
1985 The Ray Bradbury Theater(1 episode)
1985 The Cap as Dad
1985 The Falcon and the Snowman
1985 Murder in Space
1984 Best Revenge as Dealer
1984 The Surrogate as George Kyber
1984 V: The Final Battle as Ham Tyler
1983 The Hitchhiker(1 episode)
1983 The Sins of Dorian Gray as Alan Campbell
1983 Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone as OverDog
1983 V(25 episodes) as Ham Tyler
1983 American Nightmare as Sgt. Skylar
1983 The A-Team(1 episode) as Miler Crane
1982 Visiting Hours as Colt Hawker
1981 Surfacing
1981 Scanners as Darryl Revok
1980 Coming Out Alive as Gateway
1980 Double Negative as Edgar
1979 Stone Cold Dead as Murdered Police Detective
1978 Power Play as Torturer
1978 High Ballin' as Butch
1977 Outrageous! as Drunk
1900 Ice Planet(0 episodes)
1900 The Veteran(0 episodes)

Writing

1999 Blood Money … Writer
1991 Chaindance … Screenplay

Directing

1999 Blood Money … Director

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