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Jimmy Olsen (Character)
from Superman (1978)

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Overview

Biography:
James "Jimmy" Bartholomew Olsen is a fictional character... See more »
Alternate Names:
James 'Jimmy' Olsen / James Bartholomew Olsen / James Olsen / Jimmie Olsen / Jimmy Olson / Old Jimmy Olsen

Filmography

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  1. Man of Tomorrow (2015/II) Played by Julien Rico

  2. "Supergirl" Played by Mehcad Brooks (as James Olsen)
        - Episode #1.11 (2016) TV episode, Played by Mehcad Brooks (as James Olsen)
        - Episode #1.12 (2016) TV episode, Played by Mehcad Brooks (as James Olsen)
        - Episode #1.10 (2016) TV episode, Played by Mehcad Brooks (as James Olsen)
        - Pilot (2015) TV episode, Played by Mehcad Brooks (as James Olsen)
        - Episode #1.5 (2015) TV episode, Played by Mehcad Brooks (as James Olsen)
          (8 more)
  3. Justice League: Gods and Monsters (2015) (V) Played by Yuri Lowenthal
  4. Justice League: Throne of Atlantis (2015) (V) Played by Patrick Cavanaugh
    ... aka "DCU: Justice League - Throne of Atlantis" - USA (long title)
  5. Robot Chicken DC Comics Special II: Villains in Paradise (2014) (TV) Played by Seth Green
  6. "Saturday Morning Movies"
        - Man of Steel (2013) TV episode, Played by Piotr Michael
  7. "Tales of Metropolis"
        - Jimmy (2013) TV episode, Played by Elisha Yaffe
        - Lois (2013) TV episode, Played by Elisha Yaffe
        - Bizarro (2013) TV episode, Played by Elisha Yaffe
  8. Last Son of Krypton (2013) Played by Bryan Murray
  9. The Real Adventures of Superman (2013) Played by Casey Donahue
  10. "Mad"
        - S Cape from Planet Earth/The X-Mentalist (2013) TV episode, Played by Eric Artell
        - Real Veal/Celebrity Wife Swamp (2012) TV episode, Played by Mikey Day
  11. Superman: Unbound (2013) (V) Played by Alexander Gould
  12. Robot Chicken: DC Comics Special (2012) (TV) Played by Seth Green
  13. Superman vs. The Elite (2012) (V) Played by David Kaufman
  14. Justice League: Doom (2012) (V) Played by David Kaufman
  15. The Death and Return of Superman (2011) Played by Troy Starr
  16. "Batman: The Brave and the Bold"
        - Triumvirate of Terror! (2011) TV episode, Played by Alexander Polinsky
        - Battle of the Superheroes! (2011) TV episode, Played by Alexander Polinsky
  17. Bats in the Clocktower (2011) Played by Brian Combs (as Jimmie Olsen)
  18. A Day in the Life (2011/III) Played by Edward Chin-Lyn
  19. "Smallville"
    ... aka "Smallville Beginnings" - USA (rerun title)
        - Finale (2011) TV episode, Played by Aaron Ashmore
        - Doomsday (2009) TV episode, Played by Aaron Ashmore / Ryan Harder (as James Bartholomew Olsen)
        - Injustice (2009) TV episode, Played by Aaron Ashmore
        - Beast (2009) TV episode, Played by Aaron Ashmore
        - Stiletto (2009) TV episode, Played by Aaron Ashmore
          (47 more)
  20. All-Star Superman (2011) (V) Played by Matthew Gray Gubler
  21. Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths (2010) (V) Played by Richard Green

  22. "Robot Chicken"
        - Unionizing Our Labor (2009) TV episode, Played by Dan Milano
  23. "Superman: Red Son" (2009) TV series Played by Kirk Thornton
  24. "The Batman"
        - The Batman/Superman Story (2007) TV episode, Played by Jack De Sena
  25. Superman/Doomsday (2007) (V) Played by Adam Wylie
  26. Hollywoodland (2006) Played by Joseph Adam
  27. Superman Returns (2006) Played by Sam Huntington
    ... aka "Superman Returns: An IMAX 3D Experience" - USA (IMAX version)
  28. Superman: Brainiac Attacks (2006) (V) Played by David Kaufman
  29. Losing Lois Lane (2004) Played by Brandon Barrera
  30. World's Finest (2004) Played by Andrew Decker
  31. "Justice League"
    ... aka "JL" - USA (promotional abbreviation)
    ... aka "Justice League Unlimited" - USA (third season title)
        - Only a Dream: Part II (2003) TV episode, Played by David Kaufman
  32. "Superman"
    ... aka "Superman: The Animated Series" - USA (informal alternative title)
        - Legacy: Part II (2000) TV episode, Played by David Kaufman
        - Legacy: Part I (2000) TV episode, Played by David Kaufman
        - A Fish Story (1999) TV episode, Played by David Kaufman
        - Superman's Pal (1999) TV episode, Played by David Kaufman
        - In Brightest Day... (1999) TV episode, Played by David Kaufman
          (21 more)

  33. "Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman"
        - The Family Hour (1997) TV episode, Played by Justin Whalin
        - Toy Story (1997) TV episode, Played by Justin Whalin
        - I've Got You Under My Skin (1997) TV episode, Played by Justin Whalin
        - Voice from the Past (1997) TV episode, Played by Justin Whalin
        - Shadow of a Doubt (1997) TV episode, Played by Justin Whalin
          (81 more)
  34. Superman: The Last Son of Krypton (1996) (TV) Played by David Kaufman
  35. "Saturday Night Live"
    ... aka "NBC's Saturday Night" - USA (complete title)
    ... aka "SNL" - USA (informal title)
    ... aka "SNL 25" - USA (alternative title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night" - USA (first season title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live '80" - USA (sixth season title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live 15" - USA (fifteenth season title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live 20" - USA (twentieth season title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live 25" - USA (twentyfifth season title)
        - Sinbad/Sade (1992) TV episode, Played by Rob Schneider

  36. "Superman"
    ... aka "Ruby-Spears Superman" - USA (DVD title)
        - Bonechill/The Driver's License (1988) TV episode, Played by Mark L. Taylor
        - Superman and Wonder Woman vs. the Sorceress of Time/The Birthday Party (1988) TV episode, Played by Mark L. Taylor
        - The Hunter/Little Runaway (1988) TV episode, Played by Mark L. Taylor (as James 'Jimmy' Olsen)
        - Triple-Play/The Circus (1988) TV episode, Played by Mark L. Taylor
        - The Big Scoop/Overnight with the Scouts (1988) TV episode, Played by Mark L. Taylor
          (8 more)
  37. Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987) Played by Marc McClure
    ... aka "Superman IV: The Strongest Enemy" - Japan (English title) (imdb display title)
  38. Supergirl (1984) Played by Marc McClure
  39. Superman III (1983) Played by Marc McClure
  40. The Making of 'Superman III' (1983) (TV) Played by Marc McClure
  41. Superman II (1980) Played by Marc McClure

  42. Superman (1978) Played by Marc McClure
    ... aka "Superman: The Movie" - International (English title) (promotional title), USA (promotional title)

  43. "The Batman/Superman Hour" (1968) TV series Played by Jack Grimes
    ... aka "The Adventures of Batman" - USA (rerun title)
  44. "The Superman/Aquaman Hour of Adventure" (1967) TV series Played by Jack Grimes
  45. "The New Adventures of Superman" (1966) TV series Played by Jack Grimes

  46. "Adventures of Superman"
        - All That Glitters (1958) TV episode, Played by Jack Larson
        - The Perils of Superman (1958) TV episode, Played by Jack Larson
        - The Brainy Burro (1958) TV episode, Played by Jack Larson
        - Three in One (1958) TV episode, Played by Jack Larson
        - Superman's Wife (1958) TV episode, Played by Jack Larson
          (96 more)
  47. Stamp Day for Superman (1954) Played by Jack Larson
  48. Atom Man vs. Superman (1950) Played by Tommy Bond

  49. Superman (1948) Played by Tommy Bond
Video-game:
  1. DC Universe Online (2011) (VG) Played by Brandon Young

  2. Superman Returns (2006) (VG) Played by Sam Huntington
  3. Superman: The Man of Steel (2002) (VG) Played by Dave Gochman
  4. Superman: Shadow of Apokolips (2002) (VG) Played by David Kaufman

  5. Superman (1998) (VG) Played by David Kaufman
    ... aka "Superman 64" - USA (alternative title)
Archive Footage:
  1. "Pioneers of Television"
        - Superheroes (2013) TV episode, Played by Jack Larson
  2. Secret Origin: The Story of DC Comics (2010) (V) Played by Sam Huntington
  3. Heroic Ambition (2010) Played by Jack Larson (as Jimmy Olson)
  4. "Smallville"
    ... aka "Smallville Beginnings" - USA (rerun title)
        - Turbulence (2009) TV episode, Played by Aaron Ashmore
  5. Superman II (2006) (V) Played by Marc McClure
    ... aka "Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut" - USA (promotional title)
  6. From Rivals to Romance: The Making of Lois and Clark (2005) (V) Played by Michael Landes
  7. Making 'Superman': Filming the Legend (2001) (V) Played by Marc McClure
  8. "Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman"
        - Dead Lois Walking (1996) TV episode, Played by Justin Whalin
  9. The Our Gang Story (1994) (V) Played by Tommy Bond
  10. Superman (1973) Played by Jack Larson
  11. Superman's Peril (1954) Played by Jack Larson
  12. Superman in Scotland Yard (1954) Played by Jack Larson
    ... aka "Superman and Scotland Yard" - Jamaica (English title)
  13. Superman in Exile (1954) Played by Jack Larson
  14. Superman and the Jungle Devil (1954) Played by Jack Larson
  15. Superman Flies Again (1954) Played by Jack Larson

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Quotes:
From "Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman: The Phoenix (#2.13)" (1995)
[talking about Lois and Clark]
Jimmy Olsen: You know, I think that's the first time I've ever heard them agree on anything.
Perry White: Yeah, well, a budding romance will do that for you.
Jimmy Olsen: How did you know that?
Perry White: Jimmy, I did not become editor of a major newspaper because I can yodel.
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