Terence Stamp
Terrance Stamp
Birth Name Terence Henry Stamp
Birth Date 22 July 1938
Location Stepney, London, England
Portrays General Zod

Terence Stamp is an English actor. He portrayed the character of General Zod in the films Superman and Superman II.

He portrayed the Kryptonian supervillain General Zod in Richard Donner's Superman, in which he appeared in a scene with Marlon Brando. The film was originally supposed to be a 3‑hour epic, with Zod and his evil conspirators returning later in the film to challenge Superman, but Warner Bros elected to split the production into two films over Donner's protest. Stamp went on to reprise his role as General Zod in the second part, Superman II, directed by Richard Lester replacing Donner but using some of his original production footage.

In 2003, Stamp returned to the Superman franchise in a new role, by portraying the voice of Clark Kent's biological father Jor-El in Smallville. He also provided the scream of Zod (being exorcised from the body of Lex Luthor) in the sixth season premiere episode "Zod". In 2006, he appeared as Zod once again in Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut (a retooled version of the 1980 film which predominantly features footage shot by Donner, the film's original director).