Michael Ironside

Highest Rated:
87% X-Men: First Class (2011)
Lowest Rated:
0% Highlander II: The Quickening (Highlander 2) (1991)
Birthday:
Feb 12
Birthplace:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Bio:
Canadian actor Michael Ironside has specialized in tough, steel-fisted villainous film roles. Ironside played the ruthless brain-splitting cult leader in Scanners (1981), the unethical cop in Cross Country (1983), and the megalomaniacal cyborg in Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone (1984),…

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
85% Ivory Tower
  • Actor
$99.6k 2014
27% Stay
  • Frank
-- 2014
Agency of Vengeance: Dark Rising (Dark Rising 2: Summer Strikes Back!)
  • Colonel Haggerd
-- 2014
Transformers Prime Beast Hunters: Predacons Rising
  • Actor
-- 2013
California Winter
  • Actor
-- 2013
A Fighting Man
  • Actor
-- 2013
Ice Soldiers
  • Actor
-- 2013
Transgression
  • Matthew
-- 2011
87% X-Men: First Class
  • Captain
$146.4M 2011
Superman/Batman: Apocalypse
  • Actor
-- 2010
Lake Placid 3
  • Actor
-- 2010
Bannen Way
  • Actor
-- 2010
Beneath The Blue
  • Blaine
-- 2010
Level 26: Dark Prophecy
  • Actor
-- 2010
The Beacon
  • Actor
-- 2009
Hardwired
  • Actor
-- 2009
33% Terminator Salvation
  • General Ashdown
$125.3M 2009
55% Surveillance
  • Captain Billings
-- 2009
1st Bite
  • Actor
-- 2009
The Jazzman
  • Actor
-- 2009
14% The Alphabet Killer
  • Captain Nathan Norcross
-- 2008
Storm Cell
  • Actor
-- 2008
Mutants
  • Actor
-- 2008
Night Trap
  • Actor
-- 2007
The Veteran
  • Actor
-- 2007
Masters of Horror: V Word, The: Ernest R. Dickerson
  • Actor
-- 2006
Disaster Zone: Volcano in New York
  • Actor
-- 2006
Deepwater
  • Walnut
-- 2005
Bloodsuckers (Vampire Wars: Battle for the Universe)
  • Actor
-- 2005
54% Reeker
  • Henry
-- 2005
36% Guy X
  • Guy X
-- 2005
77% The Machinist
  • Miller
$0.9M 2004
Hostile Takeover (The Devastator) (The Office Party)
  • Actor
-- 2003
Maximum Velocity
  • General Amberson
-- 2003
Fallen Angels
  • Actor
-- 2002
Cause of Death
  • Jonas Phifer
-- 2002
Children of the Corn - Revelation
  • Actor
-- 2001
Anti-Terrorist Cell: Manhunt
  • Actor
-- 2001
Dead Awake
  • Actor
-- 2001
20% Down (The Shaft)
  • Steinberg (Gunter)
-- 2001
Mindstorm
  • Actor
-- 2001
Soulkeeper
  • Actor
-- 2001
Jett Jackson: The Movie
  • Actor
-- 2001
Extreme Honor
  • Baker
-- 2001
The Red Phone: Manhunt (Anti-Terrorist Cell: Manhunt( (AT13: Anti-Terror-Warfare) (Special Unit AT 13)
  • Actor
-- 2001
47% The Perfect Storm
  • Bob Brown
$182.1M 2000
Bomb Squad
  • Actor
-- 2000
Nuremberg
  • Col. Burton C. Andrus
-- 2000
Marked for Murder
  • Bats O'Bannion
-- 2000
21% Crime + Punishment in Suburbia
  • Fred Skolnik
-- 2000
0% Heavy Metal 2000
  • Tyler
-- 2000
8% The Omega Code
  • Dominic
-- 1999
Blood Money
  • Actor
  • Director
-- 1999
Southern Cross
  • Actor
-- 1999
37% Desert Blue
  • Agent Bellows
-- 1999
Captive
  • Actor
-- 1998
One of Our Own
  • Actor
-- 1998
Black Light
  • Actor
-- 1998
Going to Kansas City
  • Actor
-- 1998
Tokyo Cowboy
  • Actor
-- 1998
50% Chicago Cab (Hellcab)
  • Actor
-- 1998
Wonderworks - Clown White
  • Actor
-- 1998
Voyage of Terror (Die Schreckensfahrt der Orion Star)(The Fourth Horseman)
  • Actor
-- 1998
Johnny 2.0
  • Actor
-- 1997
Kids of the Round Table
  • Actor
-- 1997
Bomb Squad
  • Actor
-- 1997
Beyond Redemption
  • Actor
-- 1997
63% Starship Troopers
  • Jean Rasczak
-- 1997
One Way Out
  • Walt
-- 1996
Terminal
  • Actor
-- 1996
Portraits of a Killer
  • Actor
-- 1996
Destiny of Marty Fine
  • Capelli
-- 1996
Kids of the Round Table
  • Butch Scarsdale
-- 1995
Too Fast Too Young
  • Actor
-- 1995
Red Sun Rising
  • Actor
-- 1995
Red Scorpion 2
  • West
-- 1994
64% The Glass Shield (The Johnny Johnson Trial)
  • Baker
-- 1994
8% The Next Karate Kid
  • Colonel Dugan
-- 1994
Rebel Run
  • Billy Niles
  • Director
-- 1994
27% Major Payne
  • Lt. Colonel Stone
-- 1994
The Killing Man
  • Actor
-- 1994
Probable Cause
  • Gary Yanuck
-- 1994
66% Save Me
  • Oliver
-- 1993
Sweet Killing
  • Detective Garcia
-- 1993
Forced to Kill
  • Sheriff Wilson
-- 1993
Dead Man's Revenge
  • Luck
-- 1993
Night Trap (Mardi Gras for the Devil)
  • Bishop
-- 1993
Fortunes of War
  • Carl Pimmler
-- 1993
11% Father Hood
  • Jerry
-- 1993
Point Of Impact
  • LaRoo
-- 1993
57% Free Willy
  • Dial
-- 1993
McBain
  • Frank Bruce
-- 1992
Black Ice
  • Quinn
-- 1992
Killer Image
  • Luther Kane
-- 1992
The Vagrant
  • Lieutenant Ralf Barfuss
-- 1992
63% Guncrazy
  • Mr. Kincaid
-- 1992
Neon City
  • Harry Stark
-- 1991
Victim of Beauty
  • "Special Appearance"
-- 1991
Chaindance
  • J.T. Blake
-- 1991
Deadly Surveillance
  • Fender
-- 1991
0% Highlander II: The Quickening (Highlander 2)
  • General Katana
-- 1991
Cafe Romeo
  • Natino
-- 1991
84% Total Recall
  • Richter
$18.1k 1990
Payback
  • Sheriff Pete
-- 1990
Murder By Night
  • Actor
-- 1989
Mindfield
  • Kellen O'Reilly
-- 1989
Watchers
  • Lem
-- 1988
Hostile Takeover
  • Larry Gaylord
-- 1988
Nowhere to Hide
  • Ben
-- 1987
Ford: The Man and the Machine
  • Harry Bennett
-- 1987
33% Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II
  • Bill Nordham
-- 1987
71% Extreme Prejudice
  • Maj. Paul Hackett
-- 1987
55% Top Gun
  • Dick Wetherly
$3.0M 1986
55% Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life is Calling
  • Det. Lawrence
-- 1986
87% The Falcon and the Snowman
  • F.B.I. Agent
-- 1985
Murder in Space
  • Captain Neal Braddock
-- 1985
Surrogate
  • George Kyber
-- 1984
Coming Out Alive
  • Actor
-- 1984
Best Revenge (Misdeal)
  • Dealer
-- 1984
Cross Country
  • Ed Roersch
-- 1983
18% Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone
  • Overdog McNabb
-- 1983
Sins of Dorian Gray
  • Actor
-- 1982
8% Visiting Hours
  • Colt Hawker
-- 1982
Surfacing
  • Wayne
-- 1981
78% Scanners
  • Revok
-- 1981
Suzanne
  • Jimmy
-- 1980
High-Ballin' (Death Toll)
  • Butch
-- 1978
Outrageous!
  • Drunk
-- 1977


TV SERIES   

Rating Title Credit Year
66% Rake
2014
  • Victor
2014
65% Vegas
2012-2013
  • Porter Gainsley
  • Porter Gainsely
2013
96% Justified
2010-2014
  • Sarno
2012
100% Smallville
2001-2011
  • General Lane
  • Gen. Sam Lane
2004 - 2010
Cold Case
2003-2010
  • Murillo
2009
Criminal Minds
2005-2014
  • Man (John)
2008
Desperate Housewives
2004-2012
  • Curt Monroe
2005 - 2006
ER
1994-2009
  • Dr. William Swift
  • Dr. William Swift
  • William Swift
1995 - 1998
Justice League
2001
  • Darkseid

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Quotes from Michael Ironside's Characters

    1. Tyler: When you kill someone, make sure they're dead.
    From Heavy Metal 2000. Submitted by Nick S (11 months ago)
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