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Michael Ironside in Extreme Prejudice

Michael Ironside (1950 - )

Film Deaths[]

  • Stone Cold Dead (1979) [Police Detective]: Shot in the neck with a sniper rifle by Dennis Strong while sitting in his car with Belinda J. Montgomery during a stake-out.
  • Scanners (1981) [Darryl Revok]: Although his body survives, his mind dies after Michael and Stephen Lack switch bodies during their psychic battle, and Stephen's head explodes while Michael's mind is in Stephen's body.
  • Visiting Hours (1982) [Colt Hawker]: Stabbed in the stomach by Lee Grant while he's stalking her through the hospital.
  • Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone (1983) [Overdog]: Killed in an explosion whilst being electrocuted when Peter Strauss blows up Michael's fortress, having had a live wire jammed into one of his cybernetic clawed arms by Strauss during a struggle.
  • Extreme Prejudice (1987) [Major Paul Hackett]: Shot to death during a big shoot-out with Mexican rebels.
  • Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II (1987) [Bill Nordham]: Killed by Lisa Schrage's ghost, who then takes over his body.
  • Nowhere to Hide (1987) [Ben]: Killed by Maury Chaykin and Maury's henchmen in an ambush.
  • Watchers (1988) [Lem Johnson]: Shot to death by Barbara Williams, after being stabbed in the throat by Corey Haim.
  • Destiny to Order (1990) [Kenrick]: Killed by Stephen Ouimette after Stephen enters Michael's fictional world.
  • Total Recall (1990) [Richter]: Falls to his death -- upon having his arms severed between an elevator and a rocky overhang -- during a fight with Arnold Schwarzenegger, who then humorously elegizes him... "See you at the party, Richter."
  • Highlander II: The Quickening (1991) [General Katana]: Decapitated by Christopher Lambert during a swordfight.
  • Black Ice (A Passion for Murder) (1992) [Quinn]: Hit by a train after Michael Nouri pushes him onto the tracks after Ironside tries to shoot Nouri.
  • Guncrazy (1992) [Mr. Kincaid]: Killed by James LeGros or Drew Barrymore.
  • Killer Image (1992) [Luther Kane]: Killed by John Pyper-Ferguson.
  • The Vagrant (1992) [Lt. Ralf Barfuss]: Impaled through the chest with a broken chair by Marshall Bell.
  • Father Hood (1993) [Jerry]:Shot to death by drug dealers as he tries to run them over with a car while on a ferry, he dies as his car drives off the ferry into the ocean.
  • Marked for Murder (The Sandman) (1993) [Bats O'Banion]: Shot to death in a shoot-out with Powers Boothe.
  • Night Trap (1993) [Bishop]: Burned to death when Robert Davi knocks him back into some burning oil drums (after Michael’s immortality is revoked due to failing to claim Robert’s soul).
  • Save Me (1994) [Oliver]: Shot three times to death by Steve Railsback in his appartment, his body is re-seen when Harry Hamlin discover him.
  • The Killing Machine (1994) [Mr. Green]: Jeff Wincott throws a knife at him in the chest and Michael dies seconds later.
  • Starship Troopers (1997) [Lt. Jean Rasczak]: Is mortally wounded during a big battle with the bugs in which Michael loses both of his legs. He is euthanized by Casper Van Dien via gunshot to the chest.
  • The Omega Code (1999) [Dominic]: Killed by Jan Triska or Gregory Wagrowski, using their mental powers.
  • Crime and Punishment in Suburbia (2000) [Fred Skolnick]: Bludgeoned to death by Monica Keena.
  • Heavy Metal 2000 (Heavy Metal: FAKK2) (2000; animated) [Tyler]: Neck snapped by Julie (voiced by Julie Strain).
  • Extreme Honor (2001) [Baker]: Shot to death in his car during a fight with Sven-Ole Thorsen.
  • The Shaft (Down) (2001) [Gunter Steinberg]: Hanged by the "living" elevator cables after Michael holds Naomi Watts.
  • Guy X (2005) [Guy X]: Frozen to death after being left outside the base (at his own insistence); he dies as Jason Biggs and Natascha McElhone kneel by his side. His body is later seen as the snow begins covering him.
  • Reeker (2005) [Henry]: Suffocated by the fumes from David Hadinger's body; his body is shown afterwards when Devon Gummersall and Tina Illman discover him in the RV.
  • Surveillance (2008) [Captain Billings]: Shot in the chest and head by Bill Pullman in the police station. (Thanks to ND)
  • Hardwired (2009) [Hal]: Shot repeatedly in the chest and stomach/throat by Reese Alexander and the rest of Val Kilmer's hit squad, he manages to disconnect his son (Chad Krowchuk)'s breathing tube before dying. Their bodies are later seen when Reese is trying to recover data just before Juan Riedinger triggers the boobytrapped bombs, blowing up Reese and his cohorts.
  • Terminator: Salvation (2009) [General Ashdown]: Killed in an explosion when a hunter-killer robot destroys his submarine.
  • Ice Soldiers (2013) [Col. Desmond Trump]: Throat slit by Gabriel Hogan after Michael tries to apprehend him.
  • Extraterrestrial (2014) [Travis]: Killed (off-screen) by one of the aliens; the scene ends as the alien grabs Michael's head and we don't see Michael after that, but given the hostile nature of the creatures, his death is likely.
  • The Sin Seer (2015) [Alexander Rachet]: Throat slit (off-screen) by a unknown killer. His body later seen when Isaiah Washington arrives at the crime scene.
  • Turbo Kid (2015) [Zeus]: Blown up by Munro Chambers after Munro kicks a bomb over to Michael's feet and then shoots it with his arm-mounted laser gun, causing it to detonate.
  • 88 (2015) [Sheriff Knowles]: Shot in the chest by Tim Doiron as Katharine Isabelle looks on.
  • Element (2016) [Joe]: Shot in the back by Paul Stuart as he tries to get a computer hard drive.
  • Stegman Is Dead (2017) [Don]: Shot in the chest by Bernice Liu.
  • Alterscape (2018) [Dr. Julian Loro]: Hack to death with a tomahawk by Jeff Solomon.
  • Hellmington (2018) [Rupert Woodhouse]: Dies (off-screen) from blood loss after being shot in the neck by Gabe Grey, as Michael was about to kill Nicola Correia-Damude.
  • Knuckleball (2018) [Jacob]: Dies of a heart attack (off-screen) while in bed; his body is shown afterwards when Luca Villacis discovers him. He later appears as a delusion seen by Munro Chambers.

Television Deaths[]

Video Game Deaths[]

  • Run Like Hell (2002) [Commander Mason]: Assimilated by an alien lifeform (off-screen) who takes control of his body; his fate is revealed when the alien lifeform (speaking through Michael's body) informs Lance Henriksen.