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Michael Ironside Biography

  • Profession: Actor
  • Born: Feb 12, 1950
  • Died: Jan 1, 0001

Canadian actor Michael Ironside has specialized in tough, steel-fisted villainous film roles. Ironside played the ruthless brain-splitting cult leader in [[Feature~V43063~Scanners~scanners]] (1981), the unethical cop in [[Feature~V11592~Cross Country~crosscountry]] (1983), and the megalomaniacal cyborg in [[Feature~V45907~Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone~spacehunter:adventuresintheforbiddenzone]] (1984), among other wicked characterizations. He was also seen as Dick Wetherly in [[Feature~V50435~Top Gun~topgun]], 1986's biggest hit, and as General Katana in [[Feature~V22427~Highlander II: The Quickening~highlanderii:thequickening]] (1991). He'd go on to appear in films like The Machinist and Terminator Salvation, as well as TV series like [[Feature~V179305~ER~er[tvseries]]], [[Feature~V338510~SeaQuest DSV: 2032~seaquestdsv[tvseries]]], and Desperate Housewives. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

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