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. Description the Wikipedia article Michael Ironside , licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.Description above from the Wikipedia article, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.