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Lex Luthor (Character)
from Superman (1978)

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Biography:
Alexander Joseph "Lex" Luthor is a comic book supervillain in the DC Comics universe... See more »
Alternate Names:
Alexander Luthor / Haydar / Luthor / President Lex Luthor / Young Lex Luthor

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  1. "Justice League Action" Played by James Woods
        - Inside Job (2017) TV episode, Played by James Woods
        - Luthor in Paradise (2017) TV episode, Played by James Woods
        - Repulse! (2016) TV episode, Played by James Woods
  2. "Power" (2015) TV series Played by Darrell Womack
  3. Superman vs Doomsday (????) Played by Aaron Smolinski
  4. Justice League: Dawn of Apokolips (2017) Played by Jay Giordano
  5. Justice League (2017) Played by Jesse Eisenberg
  6. Le Réveil: The Awakening (2016) Played by Erwan Madec
  7. Justice League 2: The Shattered Paragon (2016) Played by Jay Giordano
  8. Wonder Woman: Molded from Clay (????) (TV) Played by Michael Wainwright

  9. Villains, Inc (2017) Played by Gregg Snider
  10. "The Joker Blogs"
        - The Other Side of the Coin (2017) TV episode, Played by Paul Vonasek
        - Axes & Allies (2014) TV episode, Played by Paul Vonasek
        - Technical Difficulties (2014) TV episode, Played by Paul Vonasek
        - Fall of the House of Arkham (2013) TV episode, Played by Paul Vonasek
  11. "Young Justice Abridged"
        - House of Cards (2017) TV episode, Played by Jason Marnocha
        - Injustice (2016) TV episode, Played by Jason Marnocha
        - Unusual Suspects (2015) TV episode, Played by Jason Marnocha
        - Shades of Red (2015) TV episode, Played by Jason Marnocha
  12. "Supergirl"
        - Luthors (2017) TV episode, Played by Aidan Fink (as Young Lex Luthor)
  13. "Awesome Comics"
        - A Christmas Snydering - Awesome Comics Theater (2016) TV episode, Played by Trevor Mueller
  14. Injustice for All (2016) (V) Played by Donavan Darius
  15. "Smosh"
        - Every Super Villain Ever (2016) TV episode, Played by Noah Grossman
  16. Bane v Superman: The Movie (2016) Played by Wes Lazar
  17. "How It Should Have Ended"
    ... aka "H.I.S.H.E." - USA (promotional abbreviation)
        - How Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice Should Have Ended (2016) TV episode, Played by Daniel Baxter
        - How Superman Should Have Ended (2006) TV episode, Played by Daniel Baxter
  18. "Nuclear Family"
        - The People vs. Batman vs. Superman (2016) TV episode, Played by Matt Lieberman
  19. Dark Superman (2016) Played by Jamal Johns
  20. "The Nostalgia Critic"
    ... aka "Nostalgia Critic" - USA (sixth season title)
        - Batman vs. Superman (2016) TV episode, Played by Trevor Mueller
  21. "Robot Chicken"
        - Triple Hot Dog Sandwich on Wheat (2016) TV episode, Played by Alfred Molina
        - Robot Chicken's DP Christmas Special (2010) TV episode, Played by Seth Green
        - Due to Constraints of Time and Budget (2009) TV episode, Played by Jim Cummings
        - Toyz in the Hood (2005) TV episode, Played by Donald Faison
  22. Justice League vs. Teen Titans (2016) (V) Played by Steve Blum
  23. Throne of Atlantis Abridged (2016) Played by Jason Marnocha
  24. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) Played by Jesse Eisenberg
    ... aka "Batman Versus Superman: Dawn of Justice" - Canada (English title) (alternative title)
    ... aka "Batman versus Superman: Dawn of Justice" - USA (alternative title)
    ... aka "Dawn of Justice" - USA (alternative title)
  25. Man of Tomorrow (2016) Played by Erwan Madec
  26. Skyfest 2015: Batman vs Superman (2016) Played by John Ridge
  27. Robot Chicken DC Comics Special 3: Magical Friendship (2015) (TV) Played by Alfred Molina
  28. Lego DC Super Heroes: Justice League - Attack of the Legion of Doom! (2015) (V) Played by John DiMaggio
  29. Justice League: Gods and Monsters (2015) (V) Played by Jason Isaacs
  30. "DC Super Friends"
        - A Visit from Superman (2015) TV episode, Played by Travis Willingham
        - The Not-So-Fun House (2015) TV episode, Played by Travis Willingham
        - The Brave & the Bald (2015) TV episode, Played by Travis Willingham
        - Lexportation (2015) TV episode, Played by Travis Willingham
        - Joker's Wild Goose Chase (2015) TV episode, Played by Travis Willingham
          (2 more)
  31. "Death Battle"
    ... aka "Screwattack's Death Battle" - USA (complete title)
        - Iron Man VS Lex Luthor (2015) TV episode, Played by Gianni Matragrano
  32. Lego DC Comics Super Heroes: Justice League vs. Bizarro League (2015) (V) Played by John DiMaggio
  33. Teen Titans vs. Suicide Squad (2015) (V) Played by Sean Polite
  34. Justice League: Throne of Atlantis (2015) (V) Played by Steve Blum
    ... aka "DCU: Justice League - Throne of Atlantis" - USA (long title)
  35. Lego DC Comics: Batman Be-Leaguered (2014) (TV) Played by John DiMaggio
    ... aka "Batman Be-Leaguered" - USA (short title)
  36. "Dark Nights"
    ... aka "Dark Nights: Prodigy" - USA (original title)
    ... aka "Prodigy" - USA (short title)
        - Prodigy II - What Comes Up (2014) TV episode, Played by Jonathan Davies
  37. Robot Chicken DC Comics Special II: Villains in Paradise (2014) (TV) Played by Alfred Molina
  38. JLA Adventures: Trapped in Time (2014) (V) Played by Fred Tatasciore
  39. Santa Claus Joins the Lego Justice League (2013) Played by Paul Fabrick
  40. "Saturday Morning Movies"
        - Man of Steel (2013) TV episode, Played by Piotr Michael
  41. "CollegeHumor Originals"
        - Legion of Doom Shark Tank (2013) TV episode, Played by Daymond John
        - Superman's Villians Take Over Shark Tank (with Daymond John) (2013) TV episode, Played by Daymond John
  42. Batman's Lego Adventure: Part 4 (2013) Played by George O'Connor
  43. The Geekie Awards (2013) (TV) Played by Loren Kling
    ... aka "The Geekies" - USA (alternative title)
  44. The Dysfunctionals (2013) Played by Mike Egbert
  45. Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox (2013) (V) Played by Steve Blum
  46. Last Son (2013) Played by Lance Moran
  47. "Mad"
        - S Cape from Planet Earth/The X-Mentalist (2013) TV episode, Played by Gary Anthony Williams
        - Les the Miz/The Lex Factor (2013) TV episode, Played by Rob Paulsen
        - The Social Netjerk/Smallville: Turn Off the Clark (2011) TV episode, Played by Nolan North
        - Class of the Titans/Zeke and Lex Luthor (2010) TV episode, Played by Dan Milano
        - WALL-E-NATOR/Extreme Renovation: House Edition - Superman's Fortress of Solitude (2010) TV episode, Played by Jason Antoon
  48. Lego Batman: The Movie - DC Super Heroes Unite (2013) (V) Played by Clancy Brown
  49. Kingdom Come (2013) (V) Played by Shane Ramey
  50. Man of Steel Song (2013) Played by Marco Timpano
  51. Lego Justice League (2013) Played by Paul Fabrick
  52. Supervillain Speed Dating (2013) Played by Richard Lee
  53. "The Girlfriend" (2013) TV series Played by Danny Latham (as Young Lex Luthor)
  54. "Young Justice"
    ... aka "Young Justice: Invasion" - USA (second season title)
        - Endgame (2013) TV episode, Played by Mark Rolston
        - The Hunt (2013) TV episode, Played by Mark Rolston
        - The Runaways (2013) TV episode, Played by Mark Rolston
        - True Colors (2013) TV episode, Played by Mark Rolston
        - Satisfaction (2012) TV episode, Played by Mark Rolston
          (3 more)
  55. "Le Golden Show"
        - Superman et Lex Luthor - À la vie, à la mort! (2013) TV episode, Played by Davy Mourier
  56. Superman: The Golden Child (2012) Played by Jeremy Carnrike
  57. Robot Chicken: DC Comics Special (2012) (TV) Played by Alfred Molina
  58. "Batman: The Brave and the Bold"
        - Triumvirate of Terror! (2011) TV episode, Played by Kevin Michael Richardson
        - Battle of the Superheroes! (2011) TV episode, Played by Kevin Michael Richardson
  59. S: A Superman Fan Film (2011) Played by Ray Goodwin
  60. A Day in the Life (2011/III) Played by Zack Abramowitz
  61. "Smallville"
    ... aka "Smallville Beginnings" - USA (rerun title)
        - Finale (2011) TV episode, Played by Michael Rosenbaum
        - Beacon (2011) TV episode, Played by Lucas Grabeel (as Alexander Luthor)
        - Harvest (2010) TV episode, Played by Connor Stanhope (as Alexander Luthor)
        - Echo (2009) TV episode, Played by Ayron Howey
        - Eternal (2009) TV episode, Played by Connor Stanhope (as Young Lex Luthor)
          (154 more)
  62. Superdate for Superheros (2011) (V) Played by Patrick Reidy
  63. All-Star Superman (2011) (V) Played by Anthony LaPaglia
  64. "Team Unicorn"
        - SuperHarmony (2011) TV episode, Played by Derek Mears
  65. "The Deadpool Series: Fan Films" Played by Norm Tubero
        - The Green Deadpool (2010) TV episode, Played by Norm Tubero
  66. "Muchachada nui"
        - Episode #4.12 (2010) TV episode, Played by Joaquín Reyes
  67. Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths (2010) (V) Played by Chris Noth

  68. "Superman: Red Son"
        - Checkmate Superman/Lex Luthor's America/Superman Returns (2009) TV episode, Played by Jim Meskimen
        - News of Superman/Lex Luthor (2009) TV episode, Played by Jim Meskimen
  69. Lego Batman & Spider-Man 2 (2009) Played by Forrest Whaley
    ... aka "The Lego Batman & Spider-Man Movie 2" - USA (original title)
  70. Superman/Batman: Public Enemies (2009) (V) Played by Clancy Brown
  71. The Lego Batman & Superman Movie (2009) Played by Forrest Whaley
  72. The Lex Luthor Show (2008) Played by Jason Anthony Fisher
  73. "The Batman"
        - The Batman/Superman Story: Part II (2007) TV episode, Played by Clancy Brown
        - The Batman/Superman Story: Part I (2007) TV episode, Played by Clancy Brown
  74. Superman/Doomsday (2007) (V) Played by James Marsters
  75. "Family Guy"
    ... aka "Padre de familia" - USA (Spanish title)
        - It Takes a Village Idiot, and I Married One (2007) TV episode, Played by Alec Sulkin
  76. Wonder Woman: Balance of Power (2006) Played by Brian Haigh
  77. Superman Unplugged (2006) Played by Tim Storms
  78. Superman Returns (2006) Played by Kevin Spacey
    ... aka "Superman Returns: An IMAX 3D Experience" - USA (IMAX version)
  79. Superman: Brainiac Attacks (2006) (V) Played by Powers Boothe
  80. "Justice League Unlimited"
        - Destroyer (2006) TV episode, Played by Clancy Brown
        - Alive! (2006) TV episode, Played by Clancy Brown
        - The Great Brain Robbery (2006) TV episode, Played by Clancy Brown / Michael Rosenbaum
        - Dead Reckoning (2006) TV episode, Played by Clancy Brown
        - Grudge Match (2006) TV episode, Played by Clancy Brown
          (8 more)
  81. "The Life and Times of Juniper Lee"
        - Monster Con (2005) TV episode, Played by Clancy Brown
  82. "Krypto the Superdog"
        - Super Flea/A Bug's Strife (2005) TV episode, Played by Brian Dobson
  83. Axis of Evil (2005) Played by Howard Priddle
  84. "Descontrol"
        - Smallville (2005) TV episode, Played by Andres Gutiérrez Coto
  85. World's Finest (2004) Played by Kurt Carley
  86. "30-Second Bunny Theatre"
        - Superman (2004) TV episode, Played by Michael Dougherty
  87. "Justice League"
    ... aka "JL" - USA (promotional abbreviation)
    ... aka "Justice League Unlimited" - USA (third season title)
        - Hereafter (2003) TV episode, Played by Clancy Brown
        - A Better World (2003) TV episode, Played by Clancy Brown
        - A Better World: Part II (2003) TV episode, Played by Clancy Brown
        - Only a Dream: Part II (2003) TV episode, Played by Clancy Brown
        - Only a Dream (2003) TV episode, Played by Clancy Brown
          (4 more)
  88. Fast Times at Hero High (2003) Played by Jason Rossow
  89. "Superman"
    ... aka "Superman: The Animated Series" - USA (informal alternative title)
        - Legacy: Part II (2000) TV episode, Played by Clancy Brown
        - Legacy (2000) TV episode, Played by Clancy Brown
        - A Fish Story (1999) TV episode, Played by Clancy Brown
        - Prototype (1997) TV episode, Played by Clancy Brown
        - Ghost in the Machine (1997) TV episode, Played by Clancy Brown
          (15 more)

  90. The Batman Superman Movie: World's Finest (1997) (TV) Played by Clancy Brown
    ... aka "Batman/Superman Adventures: World's Finest" - USA (alternative title)
  91. "Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman"
        - Shadow of a Doubt (1997) TV episode, Played by John Shea
        - Double Jeopardy (1996) TV episode, Played by John Shea
        - The Phoenix (1995) TV episode, Played by John Shea
        - The House of Luthor (1994) TV episode, Played by John Shea
        - Barbarians at the Planet (1994) TV episode, Played by John Shea
          (19 more)
  92. Superman: The Last Son of Krypton (1996) (TV) Played by Clancy Brown
  93. "Saturday Night Live"
    ... aka "NBC's Saturday Night" - USA (complete title)
    ... aka "SNL" - USA (informal title)
    ... aka "SNL 25" - USA (alternative title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night" - USA (first season title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live '80" - USA (sixth season title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live 15" - USA (fifteenth season title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live 20" - USA (twentieth season title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live 25" - USA (twentyfifth season title)
        - Sinbad/Sade (1992) TV episode, Played by Al Franken
  94. "Superboy"
    ... aka "The Adventures of Superboy" - USA (alternative title)
        - Obituary for a Super Hero (1992) TV episode, Played by Sherman Howard
        - Threesome: Part 2 (1992) TV episode, Played by Sherman Howard
        - Threesome: Part 1 (1992) TV episode, Played by Sherman Howard
        - Know Thine Enemy: Part 2 (1991) TV episode, Played by Sherman Howard
        - Know Thine Enemy: Part 1 (1991) TV episode, Played by Sherman Howard
          (16 more)

  95. "Superman"
    ... aka "Ruby-Spears Superman" - USA (DVD title)
        - The Hunter/Little Runaway (1988) TV episode, Played by Michael Bell
        - Triple-Play/The Circus (1988) TV episode, Played by Michael Bell
        - The Big Scoop/Overnight with the Scouts (1988) TV episode, Played by Michael Bell
        - By the Skin of the Dragon's Teeth/At the Babysitter's (1988) TV episode, Played by Michael Bell
        - Destroy the Defendroids/The Adoption (1988) TV episode, Played by Michael Bell
          (1 more)
  96. Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987) Played by Gene Hackman
    ... aka "Superman IV: The Strongest Enemy" - Japan (English title) (imdb display title)
  97. "SuperFriends: The Legendary Super Powers Show"
        - The Village of Lost Souls/The Curator (1984) TV episode, Played by José Santa Cruz
        - The Case of the Dreadful Dolls/The Royal Ruse (1984) TV episode, Played by José Santa Cruz
        - Island of the Dinosoids/Uncle Mxyzptlk (1984) TV episode, Played by José Santa Cruz
        - Darkseid's Golden Trap (1984) TV episode, Played by José Santa Cruz
        - The Case of the Shrinking SuperFriends/The Mask of Mystery (1984) TV episode, Played by José Santa Cruz / Stan Jones
          (3 more)
  98. "Super Friends"
        - The Revenge of Doom/A Pint of Life/Day of the Dinosaurs (1983) TV episode, Played by Stan Jones
  99. Superman II (1980) Played by Gene Hackman

  100. "The World's Greatest SuperFriends"
        - Lex Luthor Strikes Back (1979) TV episode, Played by Stan Jones
  101. The Return of Superman (1979) Played by Nejat Özbek (as Haydar)
    ... aka "Süpermen Dönüyor" - Turkey (original title)
    ... aka "Turkish Superman" - USA (bootleg title)
  102. "Challenge of the Superfriends"
    ... aka "Challenge of the Super Friends: Attack of the Legion of Doom" - USA (DVD box title)
        - The History of Doom/The Rise and Fall of the Super Friends (1978) TV episode, Played by Stan Jones / Michael Bell (as Young Lex Luthor)
        - SuperFriends: Rest in Peace/Journey Through Inner Space (1978) TV episode, Played by Stan Jones
        - Doomsday/Battle of the Gods (1978) TV episode, Played by Stan Jones
        - Fairy Tale of Doom/Batman: Dead or Alive (1978) TV episode, Played by Stan Jones
        - The Final Challenge/The Incredible Space Circus (1978) TV episode, Played by Stan Jones
          (11 more)
  103. Superman (1978) Played by Gene Hackman
    ... aka "Superman: The Movie" - International (English title) (promotional title), USA (promotional title)

  104. "The Batman/Superman Hour" (1968) TV series Played by Jackson Beck
    ... aka "The Adventures of Batman" - USA (rerun title)

  105. Atom Man vs. Superman (1950) Played by Lyle Talbot (as Luthor)
Video-game:
  1. Lego Dimensions (2015) (VG) Played by Travis Willingham
  2. Batman: Arkham Knight (2015) (VG) Played by Mark Rolston / Keith Silverstein
    ... aka "Arkham Knight" - International (English title) (informal short title)
  3. Infinite Crisis (2015) (VG) Played by Steve Blum
  4. Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham (2014) (VG) Played by Clancy Brown
  5. Young Justice: Legacy (2013) (VG) Played by Mark Rolston
  6. Injustice: Gods Among Us (2013) (VG) Played by Mark Rolston
  7. LittleBigPlanet PS Vita (2012) (VG) Played by Kerry Shale
    ... aka "Little Big Planet PS Vita" - International (English title) (alternative title)
  8. Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (2012) (VG) Played by Clancy Brown
  9. LittleBigPlanet 2 (2011) (VG) Played by Kerry Shale
    ... aka "Little Big Planet 2" - International (English title) (alternative title)
  10. DC Universe Online (2011) (VG) Played by James Marsters

  11. Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe (2008) (VG) Played by Joe Thomas
  12. Superman Returns (2006) (VG) Played by Kevin Spacey
  13. Superman: The Man of Steel (2002) (VG) Played by J.S. Gilbert
  14. Superman: Shadow of Apokolips (2002) (VG) Played by Clancy Brown

  15. Superman (1999) (VG) Played by Clancy Brown
    ... aka "Superman 64" - USA (alternative title)
  16. The Multipath Adventures of Superman (1999) (VG) Played by Fred Melamed
Archive Footage:
  1. Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films (2014) Played by Gene Hackman
    ... aka "Electric Boogaloo" - International (English title) (short title)
  2. "Special Collector's Edition"
    ... aka "Edición Especial Coleccionista" - Spain (original title)
        - Las reliquias: Smallville (2011) TV episode, Played by Michael Rosenbaum
  3. "Smallville"
    ... aka "Smallville Beginnings" - USA (rerun title)
        - Finale (2011) TV episode, Played by Matthew Munn (as Young Lex Luthor) / Wayne Dalglish (as Young Lex Luthor) / Lucas Grabeel (as Young Lex Luthor) / Connor Stanhope (as Young Lex Luthor)
        - Eternal (2009) TV episode, Played by Matthew Munn (as Young Lex Luthor)
        - Requiem (2009) TV episode, Played by Michael Rosenbaum
        - Bride (2008) TV episode, Played by Michael Rosenbaum
  4. Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut (2006) (V) Played by Gene Hackman
    ... aka "Superman II" - UK (original title)
  5. The Curse of Superman (2006) (TV) Played by Kevin Spacey
  6. "Smallville: Vengeance Chronicles"
        - 33.1 (2006) TV episode, Played by Michael Rosenbaum
        - Vengeance: Dark Hero (2006) TV episode, Played by Michael Rosenbaum
        - Chloe (2006) TV episode, Played by Michael Rosenbaum
  7. "Justice League"
    ... aka "JL" - USA (promotional abbreviation)
    ... aka "Justice League Unlimited" - USA (third season title)
        - Legends (2002) TV episode, Played by Clancy Brown
  8. De Superman à Spider-Man: L'aventure des super-héros (2001) (TV) Played by Gene Hackman
  9. Taking Flight: The Development of 'Superman' (2001) (V) Played by Gene Hackman / Jeff Corey
  10. Making 'Superman': Filming the Legend (2001) (V) Played by Gene Hackman
  11. "Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman"
        - Oedipus Wrecks (1996) TV episode, Played by John Shea
        - Seconds (1996) TV episode, Played by John Shea
  12. "Superboy"
    ... aka "The Adventures of Superboy" - USA (alternative title)
        - Who Is Superboy? (1992) TV episode, Played by Sherman Howard
        - Secrets of Superboy (1990) TV episode, Played by Sherman Howard

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Quotes:
From "Smallville: Fanatic (#5.10)" (2006)
Lionel Luthor: Despite your intense studies, it seems Jonathan Kent, after yesterday's theatrics, has surged ahead of you in the polls.
Lex Luthor: I didn't have anything to do with that.
Lionel Luthor: No, no, of course you didn't. But it looks as though your disciples tried to follow in your footsteps. They have succeeded in creating quite a mess. How does it feel, Lex, to have people worship you?
Lex Luthor: Being the idol for a cult of psychopaths isn't exactly a power trip, dad.
Lionel Luthor: No, but I suppose being a state senator would be. Isn't that why you're running for office?
[...]
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