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Jonathan Kent (Character)
from Man of Steel (2013)

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Overview

Biography:
Jonathan Kent, often referred to as "Pa" Kent, is a fictional character in Superman stories... See more »
Alternate Names:
Eben Kent / Jonathan Kent in Opening Montage / Pa Kent / Superman's Foster Father / Tayfun's Earth Father

Filmography

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  1. Man of Tomorrow (2016/III) Played by Christopher Smith Sr.

  2. Dark Superman (2016) Played by Sean Sweeney
  3. "The Nostalgia Critic"
    ... aka "Nostalgia Critic" - USA (sixth season title)
        - Batman vs. Superman (2016) TV episode, Played by Rob Walker
  4. Super Hero High (2016) (TV) Played by Dean Cain
  5. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) Played by Kevin Costner
    ... 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)
  6. Man of Tomorrow (2016/II) Played by Patrick Béthune
  7. "DC Super Hero Girls" Played by Dean Cain
        - Welcome to Super Hero High (2015) TV episode, Played by Dean Cain
  8. Being Super (2014) Played by Dave Cushing
  9. "How It Should Have Ended"
    ... aka "H.I.S.H.E." - USA (promotional abbreviation)
        - HISHE Bonus Bundle (2014) TV episode, Played by Scott Stoked
  10. Superman vs. Sharknado (2014) (V) Played by Paul Hollingsworth
  11. JLA Adventures: Trapped in Time (2014) (V) Played by Tom Gibis (as Pa Kent)
  12. Man of Steel (2013) Played by Kevin Costner
  13. "Young Justice"
    ... aka "Young Justice: Invasion" - USA (second season title)
        - True Colors (2013) TV episode, Played by Mark Rolston
  14. "Homemade Movies"
        - Man of Steel Trailer (2012) TV episode, Played by Steven Dicke
  15. Superman vs. The Elite (2012) (V) Played by Paul Eiding (as Pa Kent)
  16. "Robot Chicken"
        - The Godfather of the Bride 2 (2011) TV episode, Played by Seth Green
        - Catch Me If You Kangaroo Jack (2011) TV episode, Played by Mark Hamill
  17. "Smallville"
    ... aka "Smallville Beginnings" - USA (rerun title)
        - Finale (2011) TV episode, Played by John Schneider
        - Kent (2011) TV episode, Played by John Schneider
        - Lazarus (2010) TV episode, Played by John Schneider
        - Vessel (2006) TV episode, Played by John Schneider
        - Oracle (2006) TV episode, Played by John Schneider
          (108 more)

  18. Superman: Brainiac Attacks (2006) (V) Played by Mike Farrell
  19. "Descontrol"
        - Smallville (2005) TV episode, Played by Humberto Solorzano
  20. "Justice League"
    ... aka "JL" - USA (promotional abbreviation)
    ... aka "Justice League Unlimited" - USA (third season title)
        - For the Man Who Has Everything (2004) TV episode, Played by Mike Farrell
        - Comfort and Joy (2003) TV episode, Played by Mike Farrell

  21. "Superman"
    ... aka "Superman: The Animated Series" - USA (informal alternative title)
        - Unity (1999) TV episode, Played by Mike Farrell
        - New Kids in Town (1998) TV episode, Played by Mike Farrell
        - Little Girl Lost: Part II (1998) TV episode, Played by Mike Farrell
        - Little Girl Lost (1998) TV episode, Played by Mike Farrell
        - The Late Mr. Kent (1997) TV episode, Played by Mike Farrell
          (4 more)
  22. "Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman"
        - The Family Hour (1997) TV episode, Played by Eddie Jones
        - Toy Story (1997) TV episode, Played by Eddie Jones
        - I've Got You Under My Skin (1997) TV episode, Played by Eddie Jones
        - Voice from the Past (1997) TV episode, Played by Eddie Jones
        - Shadow of a Doubt (1997) TV episode, Played by Eddie Jones
          (82 more)
  23. Superman: The Last Son of Krypton (1996) (TV) Played by Mike Farrell
  24. "Superboy"
    ... aka "The Adventures of Superboy" - USA (alternative title)
        - Rites of Passage: Part 2 (1992) TV episode, Played by Stuart Whitman
        - Rites of Passage: Part 1 (1992) TV episode, Played by Stuart Whitman
        - Rebirth: Part 2 (1991) TV episode, Played by Stuart Whitman
        - Rebirth: Part 1 (1991) TV episode, Played by Stuart Whitman
        - Escape to Earth (1990) TV episode, Played by Stuart Whitman
          (5 more)

  25. "Superman"
    ... aka "Ruby-Spears Superman" - USA (DVD title)
        - Bonechill/The Driver's License (1988) TV episode, Played by Alan Oppenheimer
        - The Hunter/Little Runaway (1988) TV episode, Played by Alan Oppenheimer
        - Triple-Play/The Circus (1988) TV episode, Played by Alan Oppenheimer
        - The Big Scoop/Overnight with the Scouts (1988) TV episode, Played by Alan Oppenheimer
        - By the Skin of the Dragon's Teeth/At the Babysitter's (1988) TV episode, Played by Alan Oppenheimer
          (4 more)
  26. Superman (1987) Played by Ashok Kumar (as Superman's Foster Father)
    ... aka "The Indian Superman" - India (English title)

  27. The Return of Superman (1979) Played by Reha Yurdakul (as Tayfun's Earth Father)
    ... aka "Süpermen Dönüyor" - Turkey (original title)
    ... aka "Turkish Superman" - USA (bootleg title)
  28. Superman (1978) Played by Glenn Ford (as Pa Kent)
    ... aka "Superman: The Movie" - International (English title) (promotional title), USA (promotional title)
  29. "Challenge of the Superfriends"
    ... aka "Challenge of the Super Friends: Attack of the Legion of Doom" - USA (DVD box title)
        - Secret Origins of the SuperFriends/Terror from the Phantom Zone (1978) TV episode, Played by Stan Jones
  30. It's a Bird... It's a Plane... It's Superman! (1975) (TV) Played by George Chandler
    ... aka "It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's Superman" - USA (promotional title)
    ... aka "It's a Bird... It's a Plane... It's Superman" - USA (long title)
    ... aka "Superman" - USA (informal alternative title)
  31. "Super Friends"
    ... aka "Challenge of the Super Friends" - USA (alternative title)
    ... aka "Super Friends: The Legendary Super Powers Show" - USA (alternative title)
    ... aka "The All New Super Friends Hour" - USA (alternative title)
    ... aka "The Super Powers Team: Galactic Guardians" - USA (alternative title)
    ... aka "The Worlds Greatest Super Friends" - USA (alternative title)
        - The Planet Splitter (1973) TV episode, Played by Olan Soule

  32. "Adventures of Superman"
        - Superman on Earth (1952) TV episode, Played by Tom Fadden (as Eben Kent)

  33. Superman (1948) Played by Ed Cassidy (as Eben Kent)
Archive Footage:
  1. "Movie Guide"
        - Movie Guide: Part 6 (2013) TV episode, Played by Kevin Costner
  2. "The Frame"
        - Superheroes (2013) TV episode, Played by Kevin Costner
  3. "Smallville"
    ... aka "Smallville Beginnings" - USA (rerun title)
        - Homecoming (2010) TV episode, Played by John Schneider
        - Eternal (2009) TV episode, Played by John Schneider
        - Odyssey (2008) TV episode, Played by John Schneider
        - Lineage (2002) TV episode, Played by John Schneider
  4. Taking Flight: The Development of 'Superman' (2001) (V) Played by Glenn Ford (as Pa Kent)
  5. "Superboy"
    ... aka "The Adventures of Superboy" - USA (alternative title)
        - Cat and Mouse (1992) TV episode, Played by Stuart Whitman
  6. Superman II (1980) Played by Glenn Ford (as Jonathan Kent in Opening Montage)

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Quotes:
From "Smallville: Commencement (#4.22)" (2005)
Jonathan Kent: Do I have to remind you, Clark, the last time we had a meteor shower it was full of Kryptonite?
Martha Kent: If the same thing happens today, it could kill you. You - You have to come with us.
Clark Kent: I spoke to Jor-El.
Martha Kent: [whispers] No.
Clark Kent: He told me I have to find the other two stones right now and unite it with the one in the cave.
Martha Kent: No. You're *my* son. You're not gonna go on some kind of suicide mission.
Jonathan Kent: Clark. You might be stronger than steel, but you're not invincible.
Clark Kent: I know, Dad... but I'm the only one who can do this.
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