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Michael Ironside (b. February 12, 1950) is a Canadian actor who portrayed several DC characters over the years, most notably Darkseid in the DC Animated Universe and General Lane on Smallville.

Pictured: Ironside as General Lane from the Smallville episode "Gone"

Professional History

Michael Ironside is a Canadian character actor known for his roles as villains and antiheroes in live-action and animation. Among his most famous roles are Jester in Top Gun, Richter in Total Recall, Jean Rasczak in Starship Troopers, and Darkseid in the DC Animated Universe series Superman: The Animated Series, Justice League, and Justice League Unlimited.

Work History

Acting Credits

Superman: The Animated Series 1996-2000 Darkseid
     "Tools of the Trade" February 1, 1997 Darkseid
     "Father's Day" October 5, 1997 Darkseid
     "Apokolips... Now!, Part I" February 7, 1998 Darkseid
     "Apokolips... Now!, Part II" February 14, 1998 Darkseid
     "Little Girl Lost, Part II" May 2, 1998 Darkseid
     "Legacy, Part I" February 5, 2000 Darkseid
     "Legacy, Part II" February 12, 2000 Darkseid
The New Batman Adventures 1997-1999 '80s Batman
     "Legends of the Dark Knight" October 10, 1998 '80s Batman
Justice League 2001-2004 Darkseid
     "Twilight, Part I" July 5, 2003 Darkseid
     "Twilight, Part II" July 5, 2003 Darkseid
Smallville 2001-2011 General Lane
     "Gone" September 29, 2004 General Lane
     "Façade" October 6, 2004 General Lane
     "Ambush" November 5, 2010 General Lane
Justice League Unlimited 2004-2006 Darkseid
     "Alive!" May 6, 2006 Darkseid
     "Destroyer" May 13, 2006 Darkseid
The Flash 2014-2023 Lewis Snart
     "Family of Rogues" October 20, 2015 Lewis Snart
Lego DC Super-Villains October 16, 2018 Darkseid
Harley Quinn 2019- Darkseid
     "Inner (Para) Demons" May 22, 2020 Darkseid
     "A Fight Worth Fighting For" June 12, 2020 Darkseid
     "Lovers' Quarrel" June 19, 2020 Darkseid
     "A Very Problematic Valentine's Day Special" February 9, 2023 Darkseid

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