Michael Ironside

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Frederick Reginald Ironside
  • Birth Place: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 02/12/1950, Aquarius
  • Profession: Actor; director; writer
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Michael Ironside Fast Facts:
  • At age 15, he wrote a play called The Shelter that won first prize in an all-Canada university contest, and used the prize money to produce it.
  • Worked in the construction industry as a roofer before his career in movies and television took off.
  • Breakthrough role was in David Cronenberg's Scanners.
  • Best-known films are Top Gun, Total Recall, The Perfect Storm, Terminator Salvation, Free Willy.
  • Voices Sam Fisher in the Splinter Cell video games.
  • Michael Ironside Relationships:
  • Karen Dimwiddie - Wife
  • Adrienne Lynne Ironside - Daughter
  • Robert Ironside - Father
  • Patricia Ironside - Mother
  • Findlay Ironside - Daughter
  • Michael Ironside Awards:
  • 1982 Genie Awards: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended Ontario College of Art, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Attended National Film Board of Canada, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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