Preston Lennox
Preston Lennox-0
Biographical information
Gender Male
Species Human
Age 33 (Species)
36 (Species II)
Status Alive
Cause of Death N/A
Killed by N/A
Family Unknown
Abilities Unknown
Played by Michael Madsen
Appearances Species
Species II

Preston "Press" Lennox is a character and protagonist from the film Species and it's sequel Species II. He is a former mercenary who later founded his own private security firm.


In the first film, he is a mercenary who was hired by The government who assembles a team composed of anthropologist Dr. Stephen Arden (Alfred Molina), molecular biologist Dr.Laura Baker (Marg Helgenberger), "empath" Dan Smithson (Forest Whitaker) and to track and destroy Sil.

Species IIEdit

In the second film, He returns and has founded a private security firm after the first film, to contain a new threat (Patrick Ross) who has become infected with an alien disease. He teams up with Dr.Laura Baker again from the first film and Dennis Gamble who was not infected with the alien disease due to the fact that he has a genetic flaw which makes him immune.

Species NovelizationEdit

Species II NovelizationEdit


  • "Yeah. Tell him he's about to copulate with a creature from outer space"
  • "I thought you'd drank your last Long Island Iced Tea there, Dan"
  • "The dead half. Let's get the hell out of here"
  • "Welcome to the Maternity Ward... from HELL"
  • "I'm gonna go here and see if I can take a look"
  • "Like them"
  • "More docile and controllable, eh? You guys don't get out much"
  • "Well, maybe she took it with"
  • "No one ever asked me to find anything they didn't want dead"
  • "Yeah? That's great. I feel sorry for her"
  • "Let go of him you motherfucker"
  • "You get a look at the guy?"
  • "Yeah, hilarious"
  • "So, let me guess. They told you to shove it up your ass"
  • "That's why they stuck you in here, right?"


  • Like Marg, Micheal did not return for the third film and second sequel in the series Species III.