Father of Steel

The greatest scientist in the history of his planet. A political leader with a deep compassion for criminals who sought a way to protect society from them without punishment. A visionary prophet whose warnings of coming doom went unheeded. A loving husband. A memorial father whose impact on his infant son changed the universe. An abiding presence guiding the greatest superhero of all time, his son, the Man of Steel, Superman. Here are the actors who've played Jor-El, the Father of Superman in chronological order.
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“ 1948 "Superman" serial. ” - SweetHotAngel
Robert Rockwell
As heartthrob "Mr. Boynton" on "Our Miss Brooks", Robert Rockwell was so identified with the role that other, dramatic roles were often denied him. Still, after beginning his career as a contract player for Republic Studios he appeared in over 350 television shows over fifty years, and on stage opposite Jose Ferrer in the 1946 Broadway production of "Cyrano de Bergerac"...
“ 1952 "The Adventures of Superman" TV series. ” - SweetHotAngel
“ 1973 "Super Friends" TV animated series. ” - SweetHotAngel
“ 1978 "Challenge of the SuperFriends" TV animated series. ” - SweetHotAngel
Marlon Brando
Marlon Brando is widely considered the greatest movie actor of all time, rivaled only by the more theatrically oriented Laurence Olivier in terms of esteem. Unlike Olivier, who preferred the stage to the screen, Brando concentrated his talents on movies after bidding the Broadway stage adieu in 1949...
“ 1978 movie, "Superman." ” - SweetHotAngel
George Lazenby
George Robert Lazenby was born September 5, 1939 in Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia, to Sheila Joan (Bodel) and George Edward Lazenby. He moved to London, England in 1964, after serving in the Australian Army. Before becoming an actor, he worked as an auto mechanic, used car salesman, prestige car salesman...
“ 1990 "The Adventures of Superboy" TV series. ” - SweetHotAngel
“ 1990 "The Adventures of Superboy" TV series. ” - SweetHotAngel
Christopher McDonald
Christopher McDonald was born and raised in New York City, New York, to Patricia, a real estate agent, and James R. McDonald, an educator. His breakout role was in Ridley Scott's Thelma and Louise (1991), followed shortly by playing Jack Barry in Robert Redford's Quiz show (1994). Other notable performances...
“ 1996 "Superman: The Animated Series" TV animated series and 2004 "Justice League" TV animated series. ” - SweetHotAngel
Terence Stamp
Actor, Wanted
Terence Henry Stamp was born and lived in Canal Road, Bow, until German bombers forced his family to move to Plaistow. An icon of the 1960s, he dated the likes of Julie Christie, Brigitte Bardot and Jean Shrimpton. After an extremely successful early career, starring in Modesty Blaise, Poor Cow and Far from the Madding Crowd...
“ 2003-2011 "Smallville" TV series. ” - SweetHotAngel
Russell Crowe
Actor, Gladiator
Russell Ira Crowe was born in Wellington, New Zealand, to Jocelyn Yvonne (Wemyss) and John Alexander Crowe, both of whom catered movie sets. His maternal grandfather, Stanley Wemyss, was a cinematographer. Crowe's recent ancestry includes Welsh (where his paternal grandfather was born, in Wrexham), English...
“ 2012 movie, "Man of Steel." ” - SweetHotAngel