Sam Lane
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Sam Lane
Aliases: Doctor Sam Lane [1]
Colonel Sam Lane [2]
General Sam Lane [3]
Series: Lois & Clark
Superman: The Animated Series
Gender: Male
Notability: Recurring character
Occupation: Military personnel
Relatives: Ella Lane [4][5]
Lois Lane [6]
Lucy Lane [7]
First: Lois & Clark: Requiem for a Superhero
Actor: Denis Arndt
Harve Presnell
Dean Jones
Michael Ironside
Glenn Morshower

Samuel "Sam" Lane is a fictional military officer featured in licensed properties of DC Comics. He is associated with the Superman franchise.

Overview Edit

Sam Lane is a middle-aged man and an officer of the United States Army holding the rank of General. He is the father of Daily Planet reporter Lois Lane, as well Lois' younger sister, Lucy Lane.

Actors who have portrayed Sam Lane Edit

Notes & Trivia Edit

  • On Smallville, Sam Lane enjoyed chomping on big fat cigars. He offered one to Jonathan Kent, who declined citing his heart condition. [3]

Appearances Edit

Lois & Clark Edit

  1. Lois & Clark: Requiem for a Superhero
  2. Lois & Clark: Home is Where the Hurt Is
  3. ois & Clark: I Now Pronounce You
  4. ois & Clark: Swear to God, This Time We're Not Kidding
  5. Lois & Clark: Twas the Night Before Mxymas
  6. Lois & Clark: The Family Hour

Superman: The Animated Series Edit

  1. Superman: Monkey Fun

Smallville Edit

  1. Smallville: Gone
  2. Smallville: Façade
  3. Smallville: Ambush

Supergirl Edit

  1. Supergirl: Red Faced
  2. Supergirl: Blood Bonds
  3. Supergirl: Myriad
  4. Supergirl: Better Angels

See also Edit

Adventures of Superman


Lois & Clark


Superman (1988)

Superman: The Animated Series

References Edit